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Murder case ends in mistrial after St. Louis juror says he can't judge others

ST. LOUIS -- A five-day murder trial ended in a hung jury last week in St. Louis Circuit Court when one of the jurors sat in the corner of the jury room and refused to participate in deliberations. The lone juror never cast a vote over the nine hours ...

Judge to hear arguments on constitutionality of no fly list

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A judge is scheduled to hear arguments on the constitutionality of the government's no fly list in a case now embroiled with allegations of terrorism against a one-time northern Virginia resident. For four years, the government ...

Muslim woman says police made her remove Islamic scarf

A Muslim woman filed a lawsuit Thursday accusing Dearborn Heights police of violating her constitutional rights by making her remove her Islamic headscarf after they arrested her for driving on a suspended license. The lawsuit, filed in federal court ...

A Politically Correct Court Reviews Police Procedures

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal appeals court appeared concerned Tuesday that the New York Police Department may have spied on Muslim groups following the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks solely because of their religion. The three-judge panel questio ...

Atheist Lawsuit Causes NC Town to Remove Sculpture of Soldier and Cross

The town of King, N.C., agreed to remove a public statue of a soldier praying near a cross after a veteran filed a lawsuit complaining it promoted Christianity. U.S. Army veteran and former police officer Steven Hewett filed the lawsuit two years ago ...

AZ church seems likely to win Supreme Court fight over signs

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A small church in a Phoenix suburb appeared likely Monday to win its Supreme Court dispute over a local ordinance that puts limits on roadside signs that direct people to Sunday services. Liberal and conservative justices alike exp ...

Supreme Court Chooses Tiny Fish Over Farmers

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- California farmers struggling with drought say a U.S. Supreme Court decision issued Monday that keeps strict water restrictions in place to protect a tiny, threatened fish has forced them to leave thousands of acres unplanted i ...

Judge blocks Phoenix Sheriff Joe Arpaio's workplace raids

A federal judge has temporarily barred Sheriff Joe Arpaio from enforcing an Arizona law that allowed him to arrest hundreds of undocumented immigrants. U.S. District Judge David Campbell's preliminary injunction, issued Monday, was aimed at both the ...

ACLU Files Case For Michael Brown Grand Jury Member

ST. LOUIS COUNTY -- A member of the grand jury that declined to file criminal charges against former Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown sued St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch Monday for the right to speak p ...

Family of Utah man killed by police files lawsuit

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The family of a young Utah man killed by police while wielding a samurai sword filed a civil rights lawsuit Friday against the officers and the city that employs them. The federal lawsuit seeks more than $2 million in damages, f ...


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