Contact Us

First Monday in October Brings Court Decisions

The United States Supreme Court began its new term this week, on the first Monday in October.The first Monday in October brings the start of the new term for the US Supreme Court.

As the justices considered cases and decided which ones to hear, their decisions meant numerous appeals involving states around South Dakota are being dismissed.

The justices refused to hear an appeal challenging the makeup of an Iowa commission that nominates members of the state’s Supreme Court and Court of Appeals.

They decided not to stop Minnesota from barring judicial candidates from endorsing candidates in other elections and soliciting campaign contributions.

In cases from around the US, the Court refused to allow a lawsuit against two law enforcement officers who used stun guns against a Georgia man, James Christopher Allen, who later died.

And the justices decided not to hear a lawsuit over whether a police officer in Garland, Texas can be sued for fatally shooting a teen-ager who was threatening to commit suicide.

More Local News

More State, US & World News

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://ksoo.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on KSOO-AM 1140 - Live, Local and Breaking News from Sioux Falls, South Dakota quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on KSOO-AM 1140 - Live, Local and Breaking News from Sioux Falls, South Dakota quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!