Politics Nov 28

U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. Photo by Eric Thayer/Reuters
Supreme Court poised to limit police power to seize property

The Supreme Court left little doubt Wednesday that it would rule that the Constitution's ban on excessive fines applies to the states, an outcome that could help an Indiana man recover the $40,000 Land Rover police seized when they arrested…

Nation Apr 26

Supreme Court sides with police officer in free speech case

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a New Jersey police officer who was demoted after his boss mistakenly believed he was involved in a political campaign can still bring a lawsuit alleging a violation of free speech rights.

Wednesday on the NewsHour, violence and tension surge in Israel. Also: The winners of the first Democratic debate, Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer discusses his new book, Ta-Nehisi Coates and his take on race relations, California's sequoias suffer from the…

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