WASHINGTON – The outcome of tomorrow’s presidential election could affect the nation’s judicial system well into the next century. Legal experts believe that as many as three Supreme Court justices could retire in the next four years, allowing the next president to give an ideological tilt to the nation’s highest court.
WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court let stand a Texas death sentencing law, but four dissenting justices said it “unquestionably tips the scales” against defendants.
WASHINGTON – With billions of dollars in federal money at stake, including as much as $1 billion in Texas, the Supreme Court may soon settle a heated partisan debate over how the Census Bureau counts Americans.
WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court yesterday took the steam out of efforts by Haggar Corp. to produce pants tariff-free in Mexico. The court said the Customs Service has wide latitude to determine whether U.S. firms violate import regulations.
WASHINGTON – The Census Bureau cannot use statistical sampling to enhance the accuracy of the 2000 Census for allocating congressional seats, the Supreme Court ruled yesterday.
PARIS – To one of the Soviet Union’s top warplane designers, America’s F-117A stealth fighter-bomber is no big deal.He doesn’t think the aircraft’s accomplishments in the Persian Gulf War were all that impressive, and he’s confident that one of his own fighters could detect the F-117A and shoot it down.
IRVING – For 11 seasons Robert Newhouse pounded the lines of the opposition at Texas Stadium. Today, Newhouse is back on offense with the Cowboys. But this time, as a representative in ticket sales and promotions.