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12 min ago | Virgin Islands Daily News
The V.I. Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Sen. Alicia Hansen is prohibited from running for office in the General Election based on the V.I. Code's "moral turpitude" clause.
3 hrs ago | Daily Journal
A federal judge Friday threw out new Texas abortion restrictions that would have effectively closed more than a dozen clinics in the state.
7 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter
San Jose State Social Science Professor Maria Luisa Alaniz was reading U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor's autobiography when she saw a connection between Sotomayor's story of struggle and that of San Jose State students.
11 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com
Four men convicted of murder as teenagers should receive new sentencing hearings in light of a U.S. Supreme Court decision that mandatory life sentences for juvenile are unconstitutional, New Hampshire's Supreme Court ruled Friday.
11 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -
The New Hampshire Supreme Court has ruled four men sentenced to life in prison for murders committed when they were minors should get new sentencing hearings.
18 hrs ago | WFMZ-TV Allentown
Is he ready to die or will Michael Ballard try to have his death sentenced overturned? The admitted mass murderer will be back in court Friday to tell a judge if he wants to appeal or accept his fate.
A Manhattan federal judge has dismissed a 12-year-old lawsuit accusing Ford Motor Co and IBM Corp of encouraging human rights abuses in apartheid-era South Africa, reluctantly concluding that the case does not belong in U.S. courts.
Streaming video company FilmOn is appealing an order holding the company in contempt and directing it to pay around $150,000 in sanctions and legal bills.
Today's all about the music: rap lyrics as threats, the final countdown for same-sex marriage advocates, and cops facing the music in court .
A federal judge has set a trial date for the civil suit against a white Bellaire police officer who shot an unarmed black man in his parents' driveway.
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WASHINGTON _ The Tulsa County couple that successfully challenged Oklahoma's same-sex marriage ban before a federal judge and appeals court urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to affirm the rulings that the ban is unconstitutional.
The United States Supreme Court agreed to stay the decision made by a federal appeals court in Virginia last month , blocking same-sex marriages from taking place this week.
Florida's highest court is being asked to decide whether or not the state's ban on gay marriage is constitutional.
In an early application of a new U.S. Supreme Court precedent on cellphone records and the Fourth Amendment, a judge in Brooklyn has suppressed evidence that allegedly would have shown that a defendant photographed a child sex crime victim during a trial.
The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals granted Utah more time Tuesday to file its appeal in the same-sex marriage recognition case.
Federal appeals judges bristled on 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.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 10:02 pm
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