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• Said it will rule on an effort by prosecutors in Iowa to end a civil rights lawsuit against them by two men whose convictions for killing a retired police officer were set aside.
• Stepped into a dispute over how to determine when the Constitution’s guarantee of a speedy criminal trial has been violated.
• Refused an appeal from an inmate in Texas over jurors’ consultation of a Bible in the course of their deliberations on his sentence.
• Heard arguments in an Arizona case over ongoing federal court supervision of the state’s programs for English learners.