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Supreme Court limits reach of federal gun crime law (access required)

(AP) The U.S. Supreme Court on June 21 limited the reach of a federal statute that requires stiff penalties for crimes involving a gun. The 7-2 decision united both conservative and liberal justices, though one dissenting justice compared the result to "Alice in Wonderland." The justices said the law can’t be used to lengthen the sentences of criminals ...

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