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St. Petersburg Times
Q&A: Marijuana, birth control, Titanic
Adults who are not residents of Colorado can buy up to one-quarter ounce of legalized marijuana at a time.
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Legal Alert: Marvin M. Brandt Revocable Trust v. United States:...
In what is commonly known as a rails-to-trails case, the U.S. Supreme Court held on March 10, 2014, in an eight-to-one decision, that certain railroad rights-of-way revert to private property owners following the railroad's abandonment of its easement.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Photos: Remembrance rally for Marvin Booker, who died in Denver jail
Supporters and family members rallied in front of the Van Cise-Simonet Detention Center yesterday afternoon in remembrance of 56-year old Marvin Booker , who was killed by Denver sheriff deputies in July 2010 .
The Miami Herald
Catholic group mounts challenge to health care law
A group of nearly 200 Catholic employers filed a new lawsuit in Oklahoma against the federal government Wednesday, hoping to stop parts of the federal health care law that force them to provide insurance that covers contraceptives.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
U.S. judge asked to order Utah to recognize gay ma...
Lawyers for four same-sex couples who wed in Utah while a ban on gay marriage was briefly lifted urged a U.S. judge on Wednesday to force the conservative, heavily Mormon state to recognize their nuptials while the legal battle over marriage plays out in an appeals court.
Planet Jackson Hole
PROPS & DISSES: 3.12.14
Two retail giants announced last week they would be closing stores in the face of disappointing revenue and sales projections.
Salt Lake Tribune
Senate confirms first Utah woman to 10th Circuit Court bench
Washington a The U.S. Senate on Wednesday unanimously confirmed Utah Court of Appeals Presiding Judge Carolyn McHugh to the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, making her the first woman from Utah to serve on the federal appellate panel.
Can a State Be Declared 'Un-Republican'?
A lawsuit challenging Colorado's Taxpayer Bill of Rights raises uncomfortable questions about federalism and the Constitution's Guaranty Clause.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Aereo Stops Streaming TV Shows In Utah, Colorado
Streaming television service Aereo has been forced to shut down -- at least for now -- in Salt Lake City and Denver.
Supreme Court ruling could threaten rails-to-trails plans in Colorado
Hans Ecke rides his bike with his dog Beau along the Clear Creek trail in December 2013.
Capitol Hill: What Yesterday's Supreme Court Decision Means for Rail Trails
The Supreme Court ruled in favor of a property owner who claimed a right to some of the land in the way of the planned expansion of the Medicine Bow Rail Trial in Wyoming.
Religious Groups Enter Gay Marriage Showdown
The legal spotlight on gay marriage is about to focus on Denver, where a federal appeals court will hear arguments in April from Utah and Oklahoma challenging judges who ruled in favor of such unions.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
High Court Ruling Could Drive Stake Through Heart of Rails-to-Trails
In a potentially costly setback to the federal government's rails-to-trails program, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that under an 1875 law, abandoned railroad rights of way belong, not to the government, but to the private parties that acquired the underlying lands.
Salt Lake Tribune
Senate set to elevate Utah judge to 10th Circuit
The Senate is expected to confirm the appointment of Utah Court of Appeals Presiding Judge Carolyn McHugh to the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday.
Corporate Securities Law Blog
Tenth Circuit Looks Past "General Partnership" Labels in...
In SEC v. Shields , No. 12-1438, 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 3369 , the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit reversed the district court's order granting defendants' motion to dismiss, holding that the complaint alleged sufficient facts to raise a plausible claim that the interests at issue involved are securities, and rebut the ... (more)
Colorado lawmakers lawsuit against constitutional amendment limiting taxes moves forward
A bizarre lawsuit by Colorado lawmakers arguing that a state constitutional amendment requiring them to go to voters before raising taxes has been allowed to move forwards after a ruling by the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Appeals Court setback for Aereo
Internet TV streaming service has been denied an attempt to overturn the six-state injunction against its operation.
Rally for same-sex marriage held at Capitol
Marriage equality advocates rallied at the Capitol on Monday, imploring that "all loving, committed couples should have the freedom to marry in the state that they call home."
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Aereo's internet TV service in Denver and Salt Lake City shuts down today
Aereo's streams in Denver and Salt Lake City hung on for a while after the US District Court of Utah granted its opponents a preliminary injunction on February 20th, but today they're shutting off.
Seattle Gay News
Family and Child Welfare professors submit amicus brief
Urge 10th Circuit Court of Appeals to affirm lower court ruling striking down Utah's ban on marriage for same-sex couples The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals is considering a stay of December's district court ruling in Kitchen v.