People wait to enter outside the U.S. Supreme Court in March. The court hears arguments Wednesday in a case testing whether the federal government is liable for damages when it violates the Privacy Act by disclosing that an individual is HIV-positive. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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High Court To Hear HIV-Positive Pilot's Privacy Case
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South African Constitutional Court Judge Albie Sachs, seen here in Johannesburg in 2009, resisted the impulse to take revenge on the bomber who cost him his right arm. Denis Farrell/AP hide caption

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From South Africa, Lessons In 'Soft Vengeance'
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In this March 15, 1973, White House news conference, President Nixon says he will not allow his legal counsel, John Dean, to testify in the Watergate investigation and challenges the Senate to test him in the Supreme Court. Charles Tasnadi/AP hide caption

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Newly Released Testimony Is Vintage Nixon
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Justices Invoke '1984' During GPS Case Arguments
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Do Police Need Warrants For GPS Tracking Devices?
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Ari Zivotofsky stands with his 9-year-old son, Menachem, outside the Supreme Court on Monday. Menachem was born in Jerusalem, and he and his parents want his U.S. passport to list his place of birth as Israel. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Can Passports List 'Jerusalem, Israel' As Birthplace?
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The Supreme Court will consider the question of whether U.S. citizens may list "Jerusalem, Israel" as their birthplace on passports. Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Court Weighs President's Power To Recognize Nations
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The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments Tuesday in a case that will test whether police investigators have total immunity from being sued for giving false testimony before a grand jury.

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Supreme Court To Weigh Case Of False Testimony
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The Supreme Court hears two cases about ineffective lawyers on Monday.

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Cases Tied To Dubious Legal Advice Reach High Court
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Albert Florence (right) sits at his home in Bordentown, N.J., on Tuesday with his attorney Susan Chana Lask. He challenged his strip search after a wrongful arrest on minor charges.

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Supreme Court Weighs Legality Of Strip Searches
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