According to Reuters, The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned away a bid by U.S. troops sickened by smoke from open-air pits used to burn waste in Iraq and Afghanistan to revive a lawsuit against defense contractors KBR Inc and Halliburton Co.
The justices left in place a 2018 lower court ruling in favor of the companies.
The man who served as Penn State's president when the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal erupted may soon be headed to jail after Pennsylvania's highest court said it will not take up his appeal.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court is ruling unanimously that the Constitution's ban on excessive fines applies to the states, an outcome that could help efforts to rein in police seizure of property..