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Court allows Arizona to proceed with state’s second execution in less than a month

The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to postpone Arizona’s execution of Frank Jarvis Atwood. There were no recorded dissents. Atwood was sentenced to death in 1987 for kidnapping and killing 8-year-old Vicki Lynne Hoskinson, who went missing while ridin

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Court constricts, even if it does not quite eliminate, damages actions under Bivens

Rejecting Fourth Amendment excessive-force and First Amendment retaliation damages claims against a U.S. Border Patrol agent by a U.S. citizen for an incident on his property near the U.S.-Canada border, the Supreme Court in Egbert v. Boule narrowed, but

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