High Court Spurns Divisive Cases on Guantanamo, Sexting & Coal Exec

Divisive cases concerning the military commissions at Guantanamo Bay, a school cafeteria worker charged with sexting a student and a coal magnate imprisoned for a mine explosion were among dozens turned away Tuesday by the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Voters Accuse Georgia of Racial Gerrymandering

As the Supreme Court heard arguments last week on a gerrymandering case from Wisconsin that has the potential to reform U.S. politics nationwide, Georgia voters sued their state in federal court, claiming their Legislature gerrymandered two state House districts, disenfranchising African-Americans so as to re-elect Republicans.

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