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Clarence Hill isn't afraid to die. He just wants it to be as painless as possible. Hill, convicted in 1982 for killing a police officer, has filed a civil rights complaint alleging his scheduled execution by lethal injection is unconstitutional because he could suffer excruciating pain during the event. more...

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When the Supreme Court agreed to hear Florida death row inmate Clarence Hill's plea in Hill v. McDonough, it touched a vein in America. The issue before the high court is actually a very narrow, procedural one pertaining to appellate rights, but that hasn't stopped the national discussion of the larger question: Is lethal injection unconstitutional under the 8th Amendment's prohibition against "cruel and unusual punishment?" more...

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Been jilted? Cheated on? Lied to? You can post your frustrations by calling out your ex on a website called "Don'tDateHimGirl.com." And you can do it all anonymously! Is this website illegal? Maybe.

Read more to find out whether Don'tDateHimGirl.com is legal. more...

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When Eric Michael Clark, a paranoid schizophrenic, gunned down Arizona police officer Jeffrey Moritz, he believed aliens were stalking him. Clark was found guilty of first degree murder and sentenced to 25 years to life despite an insanity plea. Now, the Clark case is before the U.S. Supreme Court. Read more to find out how this ruling may impact the insanity defense more...

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How far reaching is the Americans with Disabilities Act? While it clearly requires public buildings to be accessible, what does that mean for Americans in public buildings like state prisons? The United States Supreme Court set a new precedent for this act, in the case of Goodman v. United States v. Georgia. Through this landmark case, the Court ruled prisoners can sue for monetary damages if they are being discriminated against due to a disability. more...

- Equal Rights

On September 14, 2005, the federal district court in Phoenix, Arizona found that the two married co-owners of Harvest Medical Clinic, Inc., Henry and Leona Tomlinson, overstepped Arizona's guidelines. In May 2003, the Tomlinsons sent out written notices that workers could only speak English in the clinic to patients and each other. That month, they fired nine Hispanic employees. The Tomlinsons say they fired the employees because they were downsizing. more...

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Conservatives across the nation are poised on the edge of their seats, watching the latest suspense-thriller. But this one isn't from Hollywood, it's the latest Supreme Court nominee, White House Counsel Harriet Miers. Why worry? Is it because conservatives fear that Miers will not be confirmed? Or, because they fear she will be? Miers herself has never been a judge, and when it comes to the High Court, many conservatives are wary of taking yet another shot in the dark. more...

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Shortly after Harriet Miers withdrew her nomination to become the next associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, President Bush announced Judge Samuel A. Alito, Jr. of the Third Circuit Court of Appeals as his next pick. If confirmed, Alito would replace Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, and all of America is asking, Who is he? What is his background, his experience, and more importantly, how will he interpret the U.S. Constitution? more...

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California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has quite a following. Although he has expressed little interest in the presidency, television spots and t-shirts already encourage his election. But what would it take to get this Austrian-born actor-turned-politician into the highest office in the land? Read more to find out. more...

- Immigration

Each of us reaches a point in our lives when we make a choice, when we decide to move or not to move. The second we make that decision, we start a journey we just might not have planned. On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks made this kind of choice. It not only changed her life, it changed the course of a nation. more...

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