Politics

Justices Uphold Use of Drug Implicated in Botched Executions

Mark Sherman, ASSOCIATED PRESS   WASHINGTON (AP) — A deeply divided Supreme Court upheld the use of a controversial drug in lethal-injection executions Monday, even as two dissenting justices said for the first time they think it’s “highly likely” the death penalty itself is unconstitutional. The Read More

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Op-Ed

The Politics of Federal Judges

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist The two conflicting appeals court rulings last week on the legality of a key provision of the Affordable Care Act – one supporting it and the other rejecting the health law – underscore the nexus between politics and the Read More