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In a blow to the Justice Department, a divided Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that federal judges do not have to abide by the controversial federal criminal sentencing code adopted in 1987.

The Supreme Court on Wednesday declared that federal judges are no longer obligated to abide by the controversial sentencing guidelines that were established by Congress in 1987.

Correspondent Elizabeth Brackett of WTTW-Chicago reports on the case currently before the Supreme Court regarding states' importation of wine. Then, Jan Crawford Greenburg of the Chicago Tribune joins correspondent Jeffrey Brown to discuss the arguments.

The U.S. Supreme Court considered arguments Wednesday on the constitutionality of the death penalty for juveniles. A reporter discusses the high court's debate over executing juvenile criminals.

The Supreme Court concluded its 2003 term with decisions supporting the legal rights of enemy combatants and free speech on the Internet. Margaret Warner reviews the judicial opinions of the recent term with Douglas Kmiec, a professor at Pepperdine University…

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