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3 hrs ago | SFGate

Federal court: Virginia marriage is for all

In this Feb. 4, 2014 file photo, plaintiff in the Bostic v. Rainey case, Tony London, waves to the crowd as he and his partner, Tim Bostic, right, leave Federal Court after a hearing on Virginia's ban on gay marriage in Norfolk, Va.


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

7 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

Israel hits symbols of Hamas power in Gaza war

A California man who skipped town after being accused of molesting a boy was killed and three law enforcement officers trying to arrest him were wounded in a daytime shootout inside a small smoke shop in one of New... A California man who skipped town after being accused of molesting a boy was killed and three law enforcement officers trying to ... (more)


Related Topix: World News, Israel, Middle East, US News, Palestinian Territories

9 hrs ago | Business Journal

Hickey: 'court rulings have no impact on New Mexicans'

July 25, 2014: Dr. Martin Hickey discusses the implications of the latest court rulings on ACA coverage subsidies (Dennis Domrzalski Dr. Martin Hickey, CEO of New Mexico Health Connections and New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange board member, told Albuquerque Business First on Friday that New Mexicans won't lose their federal health insurance ... (more)


Related Topix: New Mexico, New Mexico Government, US News

Mon Jul 28, 2014

KTVK Phoenix

Two GOP candidates trade barbs in Arizona AG debate

Former Assistant U.S. Attorney Mark Brnovich says incumbent AG Tom Horne "has been distracted by his legal problems" and has been under a "cloud of scandal after scandal."


Related Topix: US News

JD Journal

Florida Rules Against Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Florida has once again become the latest to rule state-wide bans against same-sex marriage as unconstitutional.


Related Topix: Florida, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, US News

WAFF-TV Huntsville

US Court: Virginia marriage is for all lovers

Virginia's same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional, a federal appeals court ruled Monday in a decision that could overturn similar prohibitions in the Carolinas and West Virginia.


Related Topix: Virginia, Virginia Government, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Gay/Lesbian, Richmond (San Francisco, CA)

US court: Va. gay marriage ban unconstitutional

A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond ruled Monday that state constitutional and statutory provisions barring gay marriage and denying recognition of such unions performed in other states violate the U.S. Constitution.


Related Topix: US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

Judge Lifts DC Ban on Guns in Public

A ruling that would allow registered gun owners to carry firearms in public has thrown Washington, D.C. for a loop.


Related Topix: Guns, US News

The Fresno Bee

Dan Walters: Legality of advisory ballot measures needs judicial clarity

Nothing in California's Constitution or statute law authorizes the Legislature or the initiative process to place nonbinding advisory measures on the ballot, soliciting voter sentiment on some issue.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Detroit Free Press

McCree court case will test the idea of judicial immunity again

It's no secret to anyone who lives or works in the city that Detroit has the highest tax rates in... Judge Wade McCree testifies at his misconduct hearing.


Related Topix: Detroit, MI, US News, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

Tyler Morning Telegraph

Immigration laws a federal matter

Courtesy This editorial says immigration laws are a federal matter, not onefor state or local officials to try to deal with.


Related Topix: Grassroots, Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, Opinion

Deseret News

'Deseret News National Edition': Hobby Lobby, adolescent...

This week's Deseret News National Edition features a discussion about the propaganda wars surrounding the Hobby Lobby ruling, insight into adolescent depression and a story about an Ethiopian boy who lived in a tree but now has a new life in America This week's ' Deseret News National Edition ' features a discussion about the propaganda wars ... (more)


Related Topix: Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family, Media, Fox Filmed Entertainment, US News

Commercial Dispatch

Susan Estrich: The American way of death

As a young lawyer and law professor, I was opposed to it. Actually, it was easy to be against it.


Related Topix: US News, Death Penalty, Opinion

Traffic Court verdict? It stinks

Last week, several recovering "judges" of Philadelphia's illustrious Traffic "Court," where ticket-fixing for the connected was not merely a given, but appears to have been a calling, were acquitted of the most serious charges.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News


Federal judge overturns Washington DC ban on guns in public

In a 19-page opinion, Judge Frederick Scullin ruled on Saturday that "there is no longer any basis on which this Court can conclude that the District of Columbia's total ban on the public carrying of ready-to-use handguns outside the home is constitutional under any level of scrutiny.


Related Topix: Washington DC, Guns, US News

Sat Jul 26, 2014


The promise of death in Akwa Ibom - 1

"Those who want to take power through the back door will die and the PDP will continue."


Related Topix: Nigeria, Africa, World News, US News

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

American doctor in Africa tests positive for Ebola

Medical personnel at the emergency entrance of a hospital receive suspected Ebola virus patients in Conakry, Guinea, on March 29, 2014.


Related Topix: World News, Guinea, US News, Gay/Lesbian


More life sentences in 2009 St. Louis murder

A 21-year-old St. Louis man convicted of killing a woman has been resentenced to an additional three life sentences and 45 more years.


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My FOX Chicago

Arizona execution renews debate over methods

A third execution by lethal injection has gone awry in six months, renewing debate over whether there is a foolproof way for the government to humanely kill condemned criminals, and whether it's even worth looking for one.


Related Topix: Death Penalty, Prison, Oklahoma, US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals


Another Botched Execution

As the nation is horrified by another botched execution, a capital defense lawyer in Texas, legal scholar in New York and the former warden of San Quentin work against capital punishment.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison, San Quentin, CA, Death Penalty, US News, Liberal Political News