High Court Rules on Cheney, Sentencing Protocols

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The Supreme Court issues several rulings, among them a decision to relieve, at least for now, Vice President Cheney of releasing confidential records from his energy policy task force. Another decision means that a landmark ruling that requires juries, not judges, to decide capital cases does not apply to death-row convicts who have used up their appeals. NPR's Nina Totenberg reports.



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