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2 hrs ago | Towleroad

Thursday Speed Read: North Carolina, Nate Silver, Rosemary Lehmberg, Brunei, Ohio, Oklahoma

The same three-judge panel that heard the lawsuit challenging Utah's ban on recognition of same-sex marriages today hears a lawsuit challenging Oklahoma's.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma, Wedding, US News, US Politics, Tom DeLay, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas Government, Texas

6 hrs ago | Tribune-Chronicle

Killer wants a new trial

Attorneys for death row inmate Danny Lee Hill want a federal appellate court to appoint new counsel to retry his murder case because they purportedly found new evidence - a dental expert to challenge that Hill was the attacker who left bite marks on his young victim.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Pridesource.com

Daily Speed Read: News You Should Know April 15, 2014

TAX DAY PROTEST: Equality South Carolina is staging a tax day protest in Columbia, the state capital, today to show support for same-sex couples in South Carolina who have married in other states but must lie on their state tax returns and claim to be single.

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Related Topix: Tax, ACLU

Pridesource.com

Ultimate LGBT Wedding Expo A Smashing Success

It was a nice day for a white wedding at the fourth annual Ultimate LGBT Wedding and Anniversary Expo.

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Daily Kos

Federal District Court Judge Grants Partial Stay in Ohio ME Case

US District Court Judge Timothy S. Black ruled on Monday that Ohio must recognize the marriages of same-sex couples who married out of state.

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WAVE-TV Louisville

Judge stays most of Ohio gay marriage ruling

Ohio officials must immediately recognize the same-sex marriages of four couples who sued over the state's gay marriage ban, a federal judge said Wednesday, while staying the broader effects of his ruling to avoid "premature celebration and confusion" in case it's overturned on appeal.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US News

Hometown Life

Judge orders jail to deliver mail to inmates after complaint from ACLU

A U.S. District Court judge ordered the Livingston County Jail to deliver American Civil Liberties Union letters sent to inmates in February.

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Related Topix: ACLU, Prison, Activism, Livingston County, MI, US News

MLive.com

Federal appeals court says excessive force lawsuit against Genesee County sheriff's deputies can move forward

A federal appeals court has refused to overturn a lower court's ruling that allows an excessive force lawsuit against four Genesee County Sheriff's deputies to move forward.

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KSL-TV

Court to weigh challenge to ban on campaign lies

Negative campaigning and mudslinging may be a fact of life in American politics, but can false accusations made in the heat of an election be punished as a crime? That debate makes its way to the Supreme Court next week as the justices consider a challenge to an Ohio law that bars false statements about political candidates during a campaign.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, Mike DeWine, US Senate, Republican, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama

Tue Apr 15, 2014

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Gay Couples Sue To Force Michigan To Recognize Their Marriages

The Michigan chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union on Monday filed a lawsuit seeking to force Michigan to recognize the marriages of more than 300 gay and lesbian couples who exchanged vows during the 24-hour window when such unions were legal in the state.

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Related Topix: ACLU, Gay/Lesbian, Wedding, US News, Rick Snyder, US Governors

Towleroad

Tuesday Speed Read: Taxes, South Carolina, Ohio, Michigan, Violence Against Women Act

Equality South Carolina is staging a tax day protest in Columbia, the state capital, today to show support for same-sex couples in South Carolina who have married in other states but must lie on their state tax returns and claim to be single.

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Related Topix: Tax, ACLU

KTEN-TV Denison

Court upholds convictions in oil drilling scam

A federal appeals court has upheld the convictions of two brothers convicted of running a multistate oil drilling scam that bilked millions from unwitting investors.

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JD Supra

EEOC Dealt Setback On Credit Check Claim

Over the last couple years, the EEOC has been taking aim at companies that use credit checks as part of the application process, arguing that excluding applicants based on credit checks has a disparate impact on minority applicants.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, US News

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Judge considers staying Ohio gay marriage ruling

Cincinnati-based Judge Timothy Black ordered attorneys on both sides of the case to file their arguments over whether he should issue a stay no later than Tuesday afternoon.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Detroit News

Barristers gather, have a ball at Wolverine Bar Association event

The Wolverine Bar Association hosted its 53rd annual Barristers' Ball, a festive celebration that honors high achievers in law, pays tribute to the association's history and raises funds for law students.

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WLWT-TV Cincinnati

Judge Timothy Black makes same-sex ruling official in Ohio

SPEAKING OUT... AFTER A FEDERAL JUDGE ORDERS OHIO TO RECOGNIZE THE MARRIAGES OF GAY COUPLES PERFORMED IN OTHER STATES.

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Detroit News

ACLU to file lawsuit to force Michigan to recognize 300 gay marriages

The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan says it intends to file a lawsuit against the state of Michigan to legally recognize the 300 gay and lesbian couples married March 22, the day after U.S. District Judge Bernard Friedman's historic ruling that struck down the state's ban on same-sex marriage and adoption.

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Journal Gazette

Judge set to issue key Ohio gay marriage ruling

Judge Timothy Black indicated in court on April 4 that he expects to rule on Monday, ordering Ohio to recognize out-of-state gay marriages because the state's ban violates constitutional rights and denies a fundamental right for people to marry the person of their choosing.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mike DeWine, US Senate, Republican, Gay/Lesbian

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Ballot Access News

Ohio Libertarian Party Files Reply Brief in Ballot Access Case

Here is the final brief in the Sixth Circuit in Libertarian Party of Ohio v Husted, 14-3230.

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MLive.com

State, plaintiffs in gay marriage case disagree on how to expedite appeal

In Michigan's ongoing court battle over same-sex marriage, the state and the plaintiffs disagree even on the number of judges who should hear the appeal.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Gay/Lesbian, US News

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