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Lawyers for a Georgia death row inmate are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to step in to prevent the execution of their client, who they say is mentally disabled.
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It's welcome news that Congress has passed House Resolution 258, the federal Stolen Valor Act, inspired by the case of a lying Pomona official.
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In the most prominent challenge of its kind, Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. is asking a federal appeals court Thursday for an exemption from part of the federal health care law that requires it to offer employees health coverage that includes access to the morning-after pill.
The US Supreme Court announced this week that it will take up the question of whether it's OK for Greece, New York, to open meetings of the town board by letting citizens voluntarily offer a prayer.
Indiana soybean farmer Vernon Bowman speaks to the media outside the supreme court © J. Scott Applewhite/AP/Press Association Images The US Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that a farmer in Indiana violated the intellectual property rights of the agricultural biotechnology titan Monsanto when he regrew the company's genetically modified and ... (more)
The U.S. Supreme Court this week decided to take up a case that could change the rules for when prayer is allowed in public meetings, and even have broader implications for government prayer in general.
Targeting Tea Party groups for scrutiny, even if through incompetence, not intention , turned the IRS into a nasty carbuncle on the governing body.
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.