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Norfolk 's clerk of court on Friday appealed a federal court decision on same-sex marriage to the nation's highest court, contending that citizens and legislatures - not federal judges - should decide the controversial issue.
Video has surfaced showing a St. Louis County, Mo., police officer engaging in an hour-long lecture in which he rails against "our undocumented president," the "black-robed perverts" of the U.S. Supreme Court and U.S. laws that promote equality, prompting the police chief to put him on administrative leave.
Aereo CEO Chet Kanojia leaves the U.S. Supreme Court following oral arguments by Aereo Inc. and American Broadcasting Companies Inc. on April 22. In June, the high court ruled in favor of the broadcasters, throwing Aereo's survival in doubt.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said recent decisions by the high court undermine its role in solving a "real racial problem" in America.
The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that the Fourth Circuit Court's ruling on same-sex marriage would be stayed for the time being, meaning couples eager to tie the knot across the state will once more have to wait out the legal doldrums in hopes of a gust of wind.
Each year the U.S. Supreme Court decides about 70 to 90 cases. So far this year, six have been patent law cases sent up from the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Law enforcement officers can make you walk the line if you get picked up for drunk driving, but they cannot take blood samples without your permission.
The fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer has opened a debate over what level of force is appropriate when law enforcement confronts a citizen perceived to be a threat.
A federal judge on Thursday declared Florida's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, joining judges across the country who have sided with gay couples wishing to tie the knot.
The estate of Anna Nicole Smith has failed in its final bid to obtain her late husband's money, seven years after the death of the Playboy model and reality TV star.
On Monday morning shortly before noon, Gillian Bennett dragged a foam mattress from her home on Bowen Island to one of her favourite spots on the grass, facing a craggy rock cliff, the place she had chosen to die.
Someone visiting a home when police show up with a search warrant can have their own purses and personal property examined, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.
In POM Wonderful LLC v. Coca-Cola Co ., , the U.S. Supreme Court confirmed that companies can bring unfair competition actions under the Lanham Act even when their competitors have complied with the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act .
Virginia officials are preparing for the possibility that same-sex couples will be able to wed in the state Thursday by drafting a revised marriage license form for courthouse clerks to use as soon as they open... Same-sex couples will have to forget their plans to marry in Virginia - at least for now - after the U.S. Supreme Court agreed Wednesday ... (more)
The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday granted a request to delay enforcement of an appeals court ruling that overturned Virginia's same-sex marriage ban.
The U.S. Supreme Court has stepped in to block a federal appeals court ruling that would have allowed gay marriages to begin in Virginia on Thursday.
Updated: Sat Aug 23, 2014 06:33 am
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