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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.
For Californians who know all about the problems caused by big money's influence on elections, finding the solution remains easier said than done.
A case centered around an improper digital image that captured a sex abuse victim on the witness stand is its last throes after a Brooklyn judge threw out all the evidence Tuesday.
Borrowing from the popularity of food trucks, some entrepreneurs are finding a way to put fashion on four wheels.
Same-sex marriage case: A look at the dueling attorneys One was a self-proclaimed "crackerjack euphonium player."
We've had dozens of awesome rulings on marriage equality over the last year and a half, but the latest from Florida might be the best one yet.
The legal skirmish over same-sex marriage shifted Tuesday to a federal appeals court in Chicago as attorneys for Wisconsin and Indiana sought to reinstate bans on gay weddings ruled unconstitutional two months earlier.
State bans on same-sex marriages have been falling around the country since summer 2013, when the Supreme Court ordered the federal government to recognize state-sanctioned gay marriages.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia praised Idaho's completion of a nearly 30-year process negotiating water rights as a successful exercise in state rights and local control.
Attorney Rob Corry asked for a temporary restraining order to halt tax collection while the matter is considered, but Denver District Court Judge John Madden rejected that request at Friday's session.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 03:18 am
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