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2 hrs ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville
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.
7 hrs ago | Sunherald.com
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.
11 hrs ago | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff
A ruling that would allow registered gun owners to carry firearms in public has thrown Washington, D.C. for a loop.
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.
Courtesy This editorial says immigration laws are a federal matter, not onefor state or local officials to try to deal with.
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)
As a young lawyer and law professor, I was opposed to it. Actually, it was easy to be against it.
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.
"Those who want to take power through the back door will die and the PDP will continue."
Medical personnel at the emergency entrance of a hospital receive suspected Ebola virus patients in Conakry, Guinea, on March 29, 2014.
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.
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.
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.
Akhil Amar recently delivered the annual Robert J. Jackson lecture , focusing on the changing credentials of Supreme Court Justices.
From the public defender's office to the social justice movement to arguing before the U.S. Supreme Court at age 33, Hennepin County District Judge Mark Wernick's career hit a lot of highs before he retired this month.
A Florida judge on Friday overturned the state's ban on same-sex marriage in a ruling that applies to Miami-Dade County, agreeing with a judge in another county who made a similar ruling last week.
Updated: Mon Jul 28, 2014 03:09 pm
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