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U.S. Supreme Court Won’t Hear Dispute Over ‘I Heart Boobies’ Bracelets

The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from the Easton Area School District that wanted to prevent students from wearing “I (heart) Boobies!” bracelets to promote breast cancer awareness among young people.

03/10/2014

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Supreme Court Declines To Hear Case Involving Pa. City Ordinance That Barred Undocumented Immigrants From Renting Homes

As KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg tells us, the case is a lesson to local governments regarding immigration.

03/04/2014

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Supreme Court Ends Pa. City’s Quest To Prevent Illegal Immigrants From Getting Apartments

The justices on Monday declined to take up appeals from the Dallas suburb of Farmers Branch, Texas, or the city of Hazleton, Pa., of lower court rulings that blocked local ordinances regulating rental housing.

03/03/2014

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NJ Appeals To US Supreme Court On Sports Betting

New Jersey is swinging for the fences in a long-shot effort to overturn a federal ban on sports betting in all but four states, asking the U.S. Supreme Court to declare the ban unconstitutional.

02/19/2014

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Attempts Nixed To Block Pa. Same Sex Marriage Lawsuit

The judge in a federal court challenge to Pennsylvania’s 17-year-old law that bans recognition of same-sex marriages is rejecting three different attempts to dismiss the lawsuit.

11/15/2013

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Prosecutors Argue Against Jerry Sandusky Appeal

Pennsylvania prosecutors said in a new court filing that Jerry Sandusky has not presented any good reason for the state Supreme Court to take up an appeal of his molestation conviction.

11/14/2013

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Mount Holly Settles High-Profile Housing Bias Lawsuit

Officials in a southern New Jersey town approved a legal settlement Wednesday to end a high-profile housing discrimination case, just weeks before the U.S. Supreme Court was to hear arguments on it.

11/13/2013

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NJ Town To Vote On Housing Bias Case Settlement

A New Jersey town is expected this week to settle a housing discrimination case less than a month before the U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments on it.

11/05/2013

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NJ High Court Upholds Reliability of DWI Test

New Jersey can continue to use an alcohol breath test in drunken driving cases that has been the focus of years of litigation and at one point was suspended due to questions over its reliability, the state Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.

09/18/2013

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NJ High Court To Weigh Alcohol Test Reliability

Critics of the breath test used in New Jersey drunken driving cases took aim Tuesday in front of the state’s Supreme Court, arguing that modifications mandated by the court five years ago haven’t been implemented by the state and that the test should be scrapped.

09/10/2013

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NJ Cellphone Ruling Could Have Wider Effect

Privacy experts say a court ruling in New Jersey this week on cellphone tracking could resonate beyond the state’s borders.

07/19/2013

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NJ Court: Warrants Needed For Cellphone Tracking

Police in New Jersey will soon have to get a warrant if they want to track a suspect using cellphone data, the state’s Supreme Court ruled Thursday in a decision that affords citizens here more privacy protections than they enjoy under federal law.

07/18/2013

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NJ Court Overturns Award For View Lost To Dune In LBI

New Jersey’s highest court on Monday overturned a $375,000 jury award given to an elderly couple who complained that a protective sand dune behind their house blocked their ocean views.

07/08/2013

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National Constitution Center Hosts Post Mortem On Supreme Court’s Latest Session

A distinguished panel of experts dissected last week’s significant Supreme Court decisions at the National Constitution Center on Tuesday afternoon. The panel predicted far-reaching effects from the Court’s action.

07/03/2013

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Debate, Interpretation Continues On Supreme Court Same Sex Marriage Ruling

Debate and interpretation continue on the high court ruling against federal and California restrictions on gay marriage.

06/30/2013

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