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A state lawmaker acknowledged that he is an atheist as he gave the daily House invocation Tuesday, urging legislators to look at each other, rather than bow their heads, and 'celebrate our shared humanness.' PHOENIX -- A state lawmaker acknowledged that he is an atheist as he gave the daily House invocation Tuesday, urging legislators to look at ... (more)
About half of Tennesseans support legal recognition of same-sex couples, an apparent shift in their views as states across the country have moved toward allowing gay marriage.
The Internal Revenue Service has apologised for screening groups with words like "tea party" or "patriot" in applications for tax-exempt status.
A federal court Tuesday struck down Arizona's ban on abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy absent a medical emergency.
Former President Bill Clinton on Tuesday released a statement in favor of marriage equality in Illinois, urging the House to approve the stalled bill.
The American Legion-backed Stolen Valor Act of 2013 has passed the U.S. House of Representatives.
On Friday, Jane Kelly became a federal appeals court judge with an unusual background that supporters say makes her a perfect fit for the job and a potential U.S. Supreme Court candidate someday.
The Constitutional Court, the highest court in Guatemala , has just voted to annul the proceedings in the Rios Montt genocide trial from April 19th onward.
Supreme Court of Canada Justice Morris Fish is pictured on the front steps of Supreme Court on April 22, 2013 in Ottawa.
A Texas doctor sued the U.S. over President Barack Obama's health-care reforms on claims the U.S. Supreme Court overlooked when it upheld the Affordable Care Act last year.
The U.S. Supreme Court won't order new legislative elections in Mississippi over complaints about the timing of the state's redistricting.
A challenge to the way a western New York State town board has had prayers read before its public meetings has made its way to the U.S. Supreme Court.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a patent dispute concerning Medtronic Inc over medical devices it manufactures that give the heart electrical jolts when it fails to pump blood properly.
THE US Supreme Court recently began deliberations in a case that highlights a deeply problematic issue concerning intellectual property rights.
Congressman Brian Higgins, NY-26, visited the Robert H. Jackson Center on Friday to take part in events featuring current U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts Jr.
Some of the Amish sentenced in beard-cutting attacks on fellow Amish in Ohio are upset with federal prison education requirements.