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6 min ago | Deseret News

Court allows Utah more time to file gay marriage recognition appeal

The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals granted Utah more time Tuesday to file its appeal in the same-sex marriage recognition case.


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

4 hrs ago | Capitol Hill Blue

Judge critical of states defending gay marriage bans

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.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Ohio, Liberal Political News

8 hrs ago | Reuters

U.S. court will not block lawsuits over Connecticut SWAT raid

A U.S. federal appeals court has ruled that Connecticut police cannot claim immunity to quash lawsuits seeking millions of dollars in damages from a botched 2008 raid by a SWAT team that severely injured a homeowner and killed his friend.


Related Topix: US News

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Whittier Daily News

California campaign cash disclosure bill needs final push: Editorial

For Californians who know all about the problems caused by big money's influence on elections, finding the solution remains easier said than done.


Related Topix: California, US News, Opinion

New York Daily News

Judge tosses evidence against man accused of taking pic of sex abuse victim on witness stand

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.


Related Topix: US News


Tickets now on sale for US Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas to speak at UT Tyler

Borrowing from the popularity of food trucks, some entrepreneurs are finding a way to put fashion on four wheels.


Related Topix: US News, Clarence Thomas, University of Texas at Tyler, Tyler, TX, Austin, TX

Journal and Courier

Same-sex marriage case: A look at the dueling attorneysSame-sex...

Same-sex marriage case: A look at the dueling attorneys One was a self-proclaimed "crackerjack euphonium player."


Related Topix: US News, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, ACLU, Journalism


7 Reasons The Florida Marriage Equality Ruling Is The Most Amazing Yet

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.


Related Topix: Wedding, Gay/Lesbian, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, US News

Off the Kuff

Shine a light on dark money

The Texas Ethics Commission, already fighting a conservative group in court over whether it can regulate dark money disclosure, appears poised to approve a proposal aimed at requiring some politically active nonprofits to start revealing their anonymous donors.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, US News

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Wisconsin, Indiana set to defend gay marriage bans

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.


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

The Washington Post

Challenges to gay marriage bans: Where they stand

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.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Indiana, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals


Justice Scalia speaks at Idaho water conference

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.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Jim Risch, Idaho Government, Idaho, Antonin Scalia

Denver Westword

Marijuana: State and City Officials Admit Sales System Incriminates Pot Buyers, Attorney Says

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.


Related Topix: Marijuana, US News

The Wichita Eagle

Federal appeals court questions Kansasa proof-of-citizenship rules

Federal appeals judges expressed skepticism Monday over Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach's argument that a federal commission must make voters who register using a federal registration form provide proof-of-citizenship documents required by state law.


Related Topix: Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

WLBT-TV Jackson


Responding to a Supreme Court ruling handed down late in June, the Obama administration proposed a compromise path that it said would allow women to obtain contraceptives through their health plan, while respecting the views of companies that objected to the provision on religious grounds.


Related Topix: Non-Profit, US News, Pennsylvania

Fast Company

TiVo Introduces A $50 Over-The-Air DVR For The Post-Aereo Era

In June, the U.S. Supreme Court killed the Aereo service --which used banks of tiny antennas and a cloud-based DVR to let people redirect over-the-air TV to all their Net-connected devices--by ruling that it violated Federal copyright law .


Related Topix: Digital Video Recorders, Electronics, US News, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Business News

The Reporter

Robin Miller: You have the right to remain silent - not

Because when I look at the California Supreme Court's recently ruling about a person's Miranda right "to remain silent," I have to side with the lefties.


Related Topix: US News, Opinion

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Mercy Junction Holding Candlelight Vigil For Missouri Teenager Killed By Police

Mercy Junction, along with St. Marks United Methodist and Renaissance Presbyterian churches, will hold a candlelight vigil and prayer service on Monday evening, following the funeral of the Missouri teenager who was killed by police on Aug. 9. The Chattanooga vigil is part of a nationally coordinated action with events taking place in cities across ... (more)


Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN, US News, Activism

Twin Cities Daily Planet

Police violence against Blacks incites unrest nationwide

Last year, long before most people had heard of Ferguson, Missouri, the United States Supreme Court struck down a key provision of the Voting Rights Act, in essence declaring that racism in the United States had ended.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US News, US Politics, Representative Keith Ellison, US House of Representatives, Democrat, St Louis County, MO

The Virginian-Pilot

Despite legal delay, LGBT community shows pride

Brian Imes, left, and John Barker from Hampton pose for a photo Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at Town Point Park in Norfolk during the Hampton Roads PrideFest.The festival brings together the LGBT community and its allies to socialize, support one another, share ideas and organize.


Related Topix: Virginia, Virginia Government, US News, Wedding