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When he voted for passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, little did freshman Rep. Steve Driehaus, D-Ohio, realize he would be the center of a First Amendment battle now before the U.S. Supreme Court.
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4 hrs ago | Towleroad
When the ACLU challenged Pennsylvania's gay marriage ban last summer , the trial was originally scheduled to be held this June .
8 hrs ago | WRDW-TV Augusta
Augusta leaders are gearing up for a fight after a recent change in election dates.
12 hrs ago | Common Dreams
April 23 - Deputy Attorney General James Cole announced today a new set of criteria the Justice Department and White House will use when considering clemency petitions from federal prisoners.
16 hrs ago | Russia Taday
The recent death, at 76, of former US middleweight boxing contender, Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, reminded the world of the courageous and tenacious struggle this black man waged to overturn his wrongful conviction and imprisonment for murder in 1966.
21 hrs ago | Examiner.com
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Now, they want the federal government to step in. The ACLU filed a lawsuit on behalf of State Representative Gloria Frazier and Earnest Smith along with a handful of others who want the federal government to decide on election dates in Augusta Richmond County.
"Washington Gadfly" blogger Evan Gahr caught Washington Post reporter Barton Gellman in an ethical dance over accepting a "civil liberties" award from the ACLU at their "Bill of Rights Award Dinner."
Time and time again you hear it reported that "we live in the most politically and ideologically polarized period in American history, perhaps since the Civil War."
Updating this ILB post from yesterday, here is a longer version of Charles Wilson's story for the AP .
Former Supreme Court Associate Justice John Paul Stevens, pictured in 2013, has a laundry list of legal changes he'd like to see and thinks "ultimately each will be adopted."
The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear Arizona's appeal of a lower court's decision that blocked a provision of Senate Bill 1070.
Lowell officials have told U.S. District Court Judge Douglas Woodlock they will voluntarily suspend enforcement of the city's panhandling ordinance if Woodlock agrees to postpone a decision on an injunction against the city and wait for the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on abortion-clinic buffer zones.
Why Marriage Matters PA reports that the ACLU of Pennsylvania has just filed a motion for summary judgement in major PA marriage equality case Whitewood v.
The ruling lets stand an appeals court decision that Scott's order was too broad.
A federal appeals court on Monday morning is demanding that the Obama administration disclose their legal justification for the targeted drone killing program.
April 21 - For the first time, a federal appeals court has ordered the government to release a crucial legal memo relating to U.S. targeted killing operations, reversing a lower court decision that upheld the government's secrecy claims despite characterizing them as the stuff of "Alice in Wonderland."