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July 24, 2014 - Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced that he is leading a coalition of more than 25 states in filing a friend-of-the-court brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold consumer rescission rights under the federal Truth in Lending Act .
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A bill to limit demonstrations around Massachusetts abortion clinics passed the state's House of Representatives on Wednesday and headed to Governor Deval Patrick.
A family spokeswoman says an Indiana teenager was killed when his plane crashed while trying to set a record for an around-the-world flight.
A condemned Arizona inmate gasped and snorted for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny surrounding the death penalty in the U.S. Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne's office said Joseph Rudolph Wood was pronounced dead at 3:49 p.m., one hour and 57 minutes after the ... (more)
Since Texas became the first state to use lethal injection as its execution method on Dec. 7, 1982, some problems have been reported during the process nationwide.
The decision riled birth control advocates and Democrats, who said Wednesday that Wisconsin law is not affected by the decision.
The attorneys general of 10 states have joined in Indiana's appeal of a federal judge's ruling that found the state law banning same-sex marriage unconstitutional.
A federal judge in Denver is expected to rule Wednesday whether Colorado's same-sex marriage ban should be overturned immediately, or if the issue should be decided by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Harvard University law professor Laurence Tribe is a veteran liberal scholar who counts both President Barack Obama and Chief Justice John Roberts among his former students.
Two U.S. judicial panels on Tuesday injected new uncertainty into the future of President Barack Obama's healthcare law, with conflicting rulings over whether the federal government can subsidize health insurance for millions of Americans.
The lawsuit filed Tuesday by the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association comes a week after Gov. Jerry Brown let SB1272 become law without his signature.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed an Arizona execution to go forward amid a closely watched First Amendment fight over the secrecy surrounding lethal injection drugs in the country.
After a bruising nine-week runoff campaign, Georgia Republicans will finally have their Senate nominee who will compete against Democrat Michelle Nunn for a seat the GOP can ill afford to lose as the party looks to... Georgia Republicans have only a few more hours before they have a Senate nominee in a race that will help decide which party ... (more)
Attorneys for six gay couples seeking to overturn Colorado's same-sex marriage ban will make their case before a federal judge in Denver Tuesday, hoping to add to the favorable court rulings nationwide that have given momentum to their cause.
Each week seems to bring another example of the Obama administration's government-by-executive-decree.
Chet Kanojia, chief executive officer of Aereo Inc., leaves the U.S. Supreme Court following oral arguments by Aereo Inc. and American Broadcasting Companies Inc. in Washington, D.C., on April 22. After losing a case at the United States Supreme Court and being told its business model was illegal, online-television service Aereo sought to be ... (more)
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 11:34 am
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