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1 hr ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

Eyewitness testimony no longer a 'gold standard'

Oregon Supreme Court Chief Justice Thomas A. Balmer, center, questions an attorney, feb.


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5 hrs ago |

Court reinstates lawsuit over Marine's suicide

The family of a Marine who killed himself after a tour of duty in Iraq will be allowed to proceed with a lawsuit against the federal government over his treatment by two Veterans Affairs facilities in Kentucky.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US News, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, Lexington, VA

9 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

First Lady to address graduating high schoolers in Topeka, Kan., on...

First Lady Michelle Obama will deliver a commencement address this year at an assembly of public high schools in Topeka, Kansas, to mark the 60th anniversary of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case, Brown vs. Board of Education, the White House announced on Thursday.


Related Topix: Topeka, KS, Michelle Obama, US News

13 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

Judge refuses to toss sentence for ID theft

A federal judge has refused to throw out a Richmond woman's 14-year prison sentence for helping illegal aliens obtain driver's licenses and other identification.


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17 hrs ago | MarketWatch

Outside the Box: TV's future is about to be decided by the Supreme Court

A landmark case is about to be heard in the U.S. Supreme Court that could affect most Americans in their daily lives.


Related Topix: US News, Entertainment

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

What's next in gay marriage's legal odyssey?

Plaintiff challenging Oklahoma's gay marriage ban Sue Barton, left, gets a hug from her pastor, Tulsa based Reverend Leslie Penrose, of the United Church of Christ, after leaving court following a hearing at the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver, Thursday, April 17, 2014.


Related Topix: Oklahoma, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

West Australian

Ford, IBM to face renewed U.S. lawsuit over apartheid-era abuses

Reviving a 12-year-old lawsuit, U.S. District Judge Shira Scheindlin in Manhattan accepted an argument from a group of plaintiffs that corporations may be held liable under a 1789 law, the Alien Tort Statute , that lets non-U.S. citizens pursue some cases in U.S. courts over alleged violations of international law.


Related Topix: IBM, World News, South Africa, Africa, Second Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

National Public Radio

Aereo CEO Speaks On Future Of Company, Industry

The future of Aereo, an online service that provides over-the-air TV channels, hinges on a battle with broadcasters that goes before the U.S. Supreme Court next week.


Related Topix: US News, Digital Video Recorders, Electronics

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Judge in gay marriage case asks pointed questions

A judge in Colorado who will play a pivotal role deciding whether gays should be allowed to wed in the United States asked pointed questions Thursday about whether Oklahoma can legally ban the unions.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US News

Deseret News

Educational freedom and religious schools: Supreme Court hears school tax credit challenge

The U.S. Supreme Court in Washington is seen on June 27, 2012. Supporters of an education tax credit program that offers scholarships to private and religious schools in New Hampshire packed the Supreme Court chambers for arguments on the constitutionality of the law.


Related Topix: US News, Concord, NH

CBS Local

New Sentencing Hearing Ordered For Man Who Killed His Parents

A state appeals court has ordered a new sentencing hearing for a man, who at the age of 16, killed his parents in their St. Lucie County home.


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CBS Local

No-Parole Sentence Reinstated For Minnesota Man

The Minnesota Supreme Court on Wednesday reinstated a sentence of life in prison without the possibility of release for a man who was two months shy of his 18th birthday when prosecutors say he raped and killed a teenage girl, stabbing her 29 times with a screwdriver.


Related Topix: Prison, Violent Crime, Woodbury, MN, US News, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Argentina's fight with bondholders reaches U.S. top court

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday wades into Argentina's multi-billion dollar legal fight with bond investors who turned down two debt restructuring offers after the country's 2002 default.


Related Topix: US News, Ansonia, CT


Man executed for killing 3 members of Texas family

A man convicted of fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend, her young son and her mother 13 years ago at a home in Corpus Christi was executed by Texas prison officials Wednesday.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Corpus Christi, TX, US News, Death Penalty


Round 2: Court Takes up Oklahoma Gay Marriage Case

Lawyers for a couple challenging Oklahoma's ban on gay marriage and the clerk who refused to grant them a license head to a federal appeals court Thursday with the rare opportunity to build on arguments the judges heard in a similar case just a week earlier.


Related Topix: Oklahoma, Gay/Lesbian, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Tulsa County, OK, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural

Norwalk Citizen News

US judge overturns 6-week abortion ban

This Feb. 20, 2013 file photo shows a protesters outside the Red River Valley Women's Clinic, the state's sole abortion provider, in Fargo, N.D. A federal judge overturned a North Dakota law Wednesday, April 16, 2014 that bans abortions when a fetal heartbeat can be detected, as early as six weeks into pregnancy and before many women know they're ... (more)


Related Topix: Abortion, Fargo, ND, Bismarck, ND, Jack Dalrymple, US Governors, US News

U.S. Supreme Court to consider Ohio 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.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mike DeWine, US Senate, Republican, Prison, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

News Observer

NC Attorney General Roy Cooper asks judge to delay new same-sex marriage case

Attorney General Roy Cooper, the target of several challenges to North Carolina’s same-sex marriage ban, has asked a judge to delay the most recent lawsuit until a higher court rules on a more sweeping marriage case.


Related Topix: ACLU, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals


Condemned killer of 3 in Corpus Christi set to die

Attorneys for a convicted killer of three members of a Corpus Christi family say they'll ask the U.S. Supreme Court to delay his scheduled execution in Huntsville.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News

Tue Apr 15, 2014


On Tax Day, same-sex marriage supporters protest state's tax laws

A group that represents South Carolina's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community partnered with ACLU of South Carolina to protest what they say are unfair marriage and tax laws.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, ACLU, Transgender