US Supreme Court

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December 16, 2018 - 2:11 pm
(CNN) -- Since Justice Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed in early October, the Supreme Court has stayed mostly above the fray, adjusting to a new colleague and hearing a docket of cases that lack the blockbuster status of previous terms. That's all about to change. The court, with its strong 5-4...
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Flashpoint
December 13, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia man who claims producer-writer Lee Daniels stole his idea for the hit Fox show "Empire" has refused to give up. This week, he filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court. "I will teach my children, you don't give up on a fight if you're right," said...
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Former Black Panther and convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal, seen in this undated file photo, will be spared the death penalty, the Philadelphia district attorney announced on Wednesday, December 7, 2011, bringing a quiet end to a racially charged case
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Kristen Johanson
October 29, 2018 - 2:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Monday morning brought another delay in the latest appeal attempt for the man convicted of murdering Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulker 37 years ago. Supporters for Mumia Abu-Jamal , and the Faulkner family packed a city courtroom to hear arguments. The...
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Former Black Panther and convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal, seen in this undated file photo, will be spared the death penalty, the Philadelphia district attorney announced on Wednesday, December 7, 2011, bringing a quiet end to a racially charged case
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Kristen Johanson
October 28, 2018 - 10:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Attorneys for Mumia Abu-Jamal, the man convicted of killing Philadelphia police officer Danny Faulkner 37 years ago, are continuing their fight for an appeal Monday. The most recent push comes after a US Supreme Court decision that could now impact the case. After an...
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President Donald Trump pauses while speaking during a campaign rally at Kansas Expocentre, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018 in Topeka, Kan.
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October 07, 2018 - 9:20 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — President Donald Trump at a Kansas rally celebrated the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, condemning Democrats for what he called a "shameless campaign of political and personal destruction" against his nominee. To cheers of supporters at the Kansas...
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October 06, 2018 - 9:37 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Brett Kavanaugh was sworn in as the 114th justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, after a wrenching debate over sexual misconduct and judicial temperament that shattered the Senate, captivated the nation and ushered in an acrimonious new level of polarization — now encroaching on the...
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Dreamstime
Cherri Gregg
May 21, 2018 - 10:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It's been four years since same sex marriage became legal in Pennsylvania, but the effort to end discrimination against the LGBTQ community is still ongoing. A 2014 US district court ruling cleared the way for same sex marriage in Pennsylvania and instantly became...
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