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11 hrs ago | Illinoisreview

Wisconsin Dems Launched Investigation of Conservatives

Conservative targets of a Democrat-launched John Doe investigation have described the secret probe as a witch hunt.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News, Scott Walker, US Governors

15 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Netroots Radio Presents The After Show with Wink & Justice: "Wednesday's Child is Full of Whoa!"

It's "Wednesday's Child is Full of Whoa! Wednesdays" on The After Show. We were going to call it "Germanic Mercury" but you know what they say, if you have to explain a joke, yada yada ya.

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19 hrs ago | Indiana Law Blog

Ind. Courts - 7th Circuit Judge David Hamilton is based in Bloomington, at IU Maurer Law

The Court of Appeals ranks only below the Supreme Court as the highest court in the U.S. judiciary, and Hamilton's suite in the Maurer School of Law at Indiana University is the only federal appeals court office in the country located on a college campus.

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23 hrs ago | CBS News

Judges chide Indiana and Wisconsin on same-sex marriage bans

Federal appeals judges bristled Tuesday at arguments defending gay marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin, with one Republican appointee comparing them to now-defunct laws that once outlawed weddings between blacks and whites.

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Related Topix: Indiana, Gay/Lesbian, US News, US Supreme Court

23 hrs ago | Door Reminder

Judges rip Wisconsin same-sex marriage ban

Judges rip Wisconsin same-sex marriage ban Wisconsin, Indiana challenges being heard in Chicago.

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Related Topix: US News, Gay/Lesbian, US Supreme Court, Ohio

23 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

Crowds line up to hear federal gay marriage appeal

Attorneys general in both states are trying to reinstate bans that were ruled unconstitutional in June.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Indiana, US News

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Courthouse News Service

Posner Lets it All Hang Out at 7th Circuit Hearing on Gay Marriage

During oral arguments Tuesday on the constitutionality of Indiana's and Wisconsin's bans on same-sex marriage, Seventh Circuit Judge Richard Posner demanded that attorneys distinguish their states' laws from a "savage history" of discrimination "based on hate," akin to racial segregation, which hurts children.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Wisconsin Government, Wisconsin, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural

Post-Tribune

Judge rejects Schaap bid for sentencing adjustment in sex case

A federal judge has shot down former First Baptist Church of Hammond Pastor Jack Schaap's motion to cut his 12-year prison sentence.

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Related Topix: Prison, US News

Advocate

Op-ed: Till Death Do Us Part and Beyond

Life is full of unexpected ups and downs. Sometimes our greatest joys are followed by our deepest sorrows, and through the good times and the bad we turn to our loved ones to guide and comfort us.

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Related Topix: Ovarian Cancer, Health, ACLU, Opinion

jdsupra.com

7th Circuit Holds Excess Insurer Has No Duty to Indemnify Punitive Damages

In its recent decision in Fox v. Am. Alternative Ins. Corp ., 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 12799 , the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, applying Illinois law, had occasion to consider whether following a breach of certain duties owed to its insureds, an excess insurer can be liable for payment of punitive damages awarded against its ... (more)

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Cybercast News Service

Crowds line up to hear federal gay marriage appeal

The legal skirmish over same-sex marriage shifted Tuesday to a federal appeals court in Chicago, where nearly 200 people lined up hoping to hear arguments in a case challenging gay marriage bans in Wisconsin and Indiana.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Indiana, US News, US Supreme Court, ACLU

ThinkProgress

Marriage Equality Supporters Just Won The Lottery In A Federal Appeals Court

The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit is a very conservative court.

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Norwalk Citizen News

Wisconsin, Indiana set to defend gay marriage bans

Supporters of gay marriage in Wisconsin and Indiana attend a rally at the federal plaza Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Chicago.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US News

McKnightsonline.com

$9 million verdict against nursing home thrown out by appeals court

An Illinois nursing home won a victory last week when the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit voided a $9 million verdict.

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Related Topix: US News, Momence, IL, Medicine, Nursing

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Washington Post

Challenges to gay marriage bans: Where they stand

State bans on same-sex marriages have been falling around the country since summer 2013, when the Supreme Court ordered the federal government to recognize state-sanctioned gay marriages.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US News, Indiana, US Supreme Court, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

The York Daily Record

Indiana, Wisconsin couples in gay marriage case

The Chicago-based 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments Tuesday on gay marriage fights from Indiana and Wisconsin, setting the stage for one ruling.

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KNUS-AM Aurora

Indiana, Wisconsin couples in gay marriage case

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Related Topix: Wedding, Gay/Lesbian, US News

WISN-TV

Same-sex marriage battle hits the highway

SEX MARRIAGE HITS THE HIGHWAY. CHALLENGING THE BAN ON GAY MARRIAGE ORDER TO BUS TO CHICAGO.

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WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Indiana couples rally in Chicago in advance of same-sex marriage decision

Supporters of same-sex marriage in Indiana are in Chicago to prepare for a showdown Tuesday in a federal appeals court.

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Related Topix: Indiana, Gay/Lesbian, US News

WBAY-TV Green Bay

Wisconsin's gay-marriage battle heads to federal court in Chicago

The fate of Wisconsin's ban on gay marriage hits a critical point Tuesday in Chicago.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Gay/Lesbian, Wisconsin, US News, ACLU

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