The Supreme Court has overturned most of Arizona's restrictive immigration law, while upholding a key "show me your papers" provision. And it warned that it plans to construe that provision narrowly. The ruling was 5-3; Justice Elena Kagan recused herself from the Arizona case.
The Supreme Court today rejected a bid to reconsider its controversial Citizens United ruling on corporate money in politics. Montana had objected to it, citing state history of corporate money corruption in politics. Critics of Citizens United had had their hopes up, but no more.
The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 Monday that it is unconstitutional to impose mandatory life sentences without parole on juveniles in murder cases. The high court previously ruled out executing juvenile offenders and invalidated life without parole in non-capital crimes.
Rain, rain go away --- that's what many Floridians are saying today after a weekend of almost non-stop rain. Tropical Storm Debby is barely moving as its heavy rain bands drop torrents of water. Flooding, tornadoes and high surf continue today.
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