Twice-Acquitted Accused Rapist Again Arrested for Rape, Attempted Murder
Twice-Acquitted, Man Again Arrested for Rape, Attempted Murder
Scott Christopher Malsky was arrested for aggravated sexual battery and attempted murder after raping and stabbing a 14-year-old girl in Florida. Malsky, who was twice acquitted of rape in Massachusetts, was a friend of the girl's family.
The girl was found walking down a Florida road after hiding out in the woods for four days, terrified that Malsky would return to kill her.
6/30/2015 Supreme Court Ruling Prevents Gerrymandering in Arizona - In a 5-4 decision delivered by Justice Ginsburg this morning, the Supreme Court upheld Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission, allowing the use of independent state commissions that draw federal congressional districts, taking that power away from the state legislature.
This gives states an opportunity to deal with partisan gerrymandering by giving an independent commission power to draw federal congressional districts.
In 2000, Arizona voters amended their constitution, shifting the responsibility of drawing congressional districts, previously held by the state legislature, to a panel called the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission. . . .
6/29/2015 The Supreme Court Just Saved Texas Abortion Clinics - The Supreme Court ruled 5 to 4 today to put a temporary hold on a Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that would have closed all but 9 of the state's abortion clinics in Texas.
The order from the Supreme Court comes in response to an emergency request filed by women's health care providers on the behalf of Texas women earlier this month asking the Court to stay House Bill 2, which would have taken effect as law on Wednesday. . . .