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Judge rejects argument that districting commission didn't hold open meeting
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A state judge has rejected arguments that Montana's legislative districting commission wrongly met in private ... FULL ARTICLE
Former Kansas AG Kline seeking rehearing over indefinite suspension of law license
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — An attorney for former Kansas Attorney General Phill Kline has asked the Kansas Supreme Court ... FULL ARTICLE
Suspended UNM professor emeritus, cleared of running online prostitution ring, wants to return
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former University of New Mexico president cleared earlier this year of running ... FULL ARTICLE
Montana chief justice: Public disclosure of judges' personal financial interests unnecessary
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana Supreme Court justices should not have to publicly disclose their personal financial interests or those ... FULL ARTICLE
Alabama Supreme Court approves state requiring work release inmates to pay for rides
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama Supreme Court has ruled the state prison system can charge work release ... FULL ARTICLE
The Supreme Court reversed a Fifth Circuit decision on Tuesday, ruling unanimously that billionaire Billy Joe "Red" McCombs owed the IRS for his tax-shelter shenanigans. McCombs had attempted to argue ...