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24 min ago | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

Court Decision Not a 'Big Victory for Drunk Drivers'

Law enforcement officers can make you walk the line if you get picked up for drunk driving, but they cannot take blood samples without your permission.


Related Topix: US News, Minnehaha County, SD, Sioux Falls, SD

4 hrs ago | Evening Sun

Questions, answers about use of force by police

The fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer has opened a debate over what level of force is appropriate when law enforcement confronts a citizen perceived to be a threat.


Related Topix: Prison, US News

5 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

US judge strikes down Florida gay marriage ban

A federal judge on Thursday declared Florida's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, joining judges across the country who have sided with gay couples wishing to tie the knot.


Related Topix: Florida, Gay/Lesbian, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, US News, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

6 hrs ago | Carlsbad Current-Argus

Anna Nicole Smith's estate loses bid for millions

The estate of Anna Nicole Smith has failed in its final bid to obtain her late husband's money, seven years after the death of the Playboy model and reality TV star.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Anna Nicole Smith, Texas, Wedding, US News

10 hrs ago |

Smith: Supreme Court must address citizenship oath

On Monday morning shortly before noon, Gillian Bennett dragged a foam mattress from her home on Bowen Island to one of her favourite spots on the grass, facing a craggy rock cliff, the place she had chosen to die.


Related Topix: Canada, Elizabeth Ii, Fife County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom, US News, North America

14 hrs ago | The Bugle

Court: Police searches can include visitors' belongings

Someone visiting a home when police show up with a search warrant can have their own purses and personal property examined, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.


Related Topix: Arizona, Drugs, US News

19 hrs ago | Advocate

Federal Judge Rules Indiana Must Recognize Same-Sex Marriages

A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Indiana must recognize the legal marriages of same-sex couples who wed in other states, marking the 36th pro-equality ruling from federal or state courts since last summer's landmark LGBT victories at the U.S. Supreme Court.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, Wedding, US Governors

Wed Aug 20, 2014

JD Supra

Lanham Act Claims Are Not Precluded by Compliance with the FDCA

In POM Wonderful LLC v. Coca-Cola Co ., , the U.S. Supreme Court confirmed that companies can bring unfair competition actions under the Lanham Act even when their competitors have complied with the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act .


Related Topix: Patent / Trademark Law, Law, Beverages, CocaCola, US News, Environmental Law, Marketing, Healthcare Law

WTEN-TV Albany

Beheading spurs news attacks on Islamic militants

Virginia officials are preparing for the possibility that same-sex couples will be able to wed in the state Thursday by drafting a revised marriage license form for courthouse clerks to use as soon as they open... Same-sex couples will have to forget their plans to marry in Virginia - at least for now - after the U.S. Supreme Court agreed Wednesday ... (more)


Related Topix: US News, Gay/Lesbian, Eric Holder, Rick Perry, US Governors

KESQ-TV Palm Desert

US Supreme Court puts Va. gay marriage on hold

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday granted a request to delay enforcement of an appeals court ruling that overturned Virginia's same-sex marriage ban.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Same-Sex Marriages On Hold In Virginia After Supreme Court Weighs In

The U.S. Supreme Court has stepped in to block a federal appeals court ruling that would have allowed gay marriages to begin in Virginia on Thursday.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US News

Arlington Prepares for Same Sex Marriages Thursday

Unless a stay is issued by the U.S. Supreme Court, Arlington Clerk of the Circuit Court Paul Ferguson says he will start taking applications and issuing licenses to same sex couples at 8:00 a.m. The applications will be taken on the 6th floor of the Arlington County Courthouse , but in light of the fact that cameras are not allowed inside the ... (more)


Business Journal

Retailers want Supreme Court to hear swipe fee case

The National Retail Federation has petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to hear its appeal of a case involving the fees charged for using debit cards at stores.


Related Topix: US News

Cybercast News Service

Virginia prepares for possibility of gay marriage

Virginia officials are preparing for the possibility that same-sex couples will be able to wed in the state Thursday by drafting a revised marriage license form for courthouse clerks to use as soon as they open their doors.


Related Topix: Virginia, Wedding, Gay/Lesbian, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals


WND Can't Stop Trying To Perpetuate Its Birther Delusion

WorldNetDaily's increasingly sad and desperate -- and discredited -- birther crusade continues in a Aug. 15 article by Bob Unruh, in which he touts "a friend-of-the-court brief submitted to the U.S. Supreme Court by the constitutional experts at William J. Olson, P.C. and the United States Justice Foundation" designed to establish legal standing to ... (more)


Related Topix: US News, Patent / Trademark Law, Law

Tue Aug 19, 2014


The Fire This Time: Missouri Is America

Missouri is America, and like the nation itself, both racial strife and promise, are part of its enduring legacy.


Related Topix: New-Age, Missouri, St Louis County, MO, US News

Anna Nicole Smith final estate case bid rejected

Anna Nicole Smith's final bid to obtain her late husband's money has failed, seven years after her death.


Related Topix: US News

News 4 Jax

Bondi wants SCOTUS to decide gay marriage issue

Attorney General Pam Bondi is defending her decision to delay appeals in four cases where Florida judges have ruled the state's ban on gay marriages is unconstitutional.


Related Topix: US News, Gay/Lesbian

Washington Blade

LGBT legal group sues VA to provide same-sex benefits

Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert MacDonald is being sued to provide veterans benefits to same-sex spouses.


Related Topix: Veteran Affairs, Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, Gay/Lesbian

Religion News Service

Right to grow a beard? SCOTUS grants very rare approval to hear a prisonera s case

Becket Fund for Religious Liberty's Holt v Hobbs info-graphic. Becket Fund is representing the prisoner, Gregory Holt, in this case.


Related Topix: Prison