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54 min ago | SFGate

Arizona high court refuses to erase death sentence

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3 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal

Marin Voice: Courts suppress democracy in upholding corporate rule

In response to popular outcry against money in politics and the "Citizens United" decision, California legislators put Proposition 49 on the November ballot.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Jared Huffman, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Opinion

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Tulsa County couple urges high court to hear same-sex marriage case

WASHINGTON _ The Tulsa County couple that successfully challenged Oklahoma's same-sex marriage ban before a federal judge and appeals court urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to affirm the rulings that the ban is unconstitutional.


Related Topix: Wedding, Tulsa County, OK, Oklahoma, US News, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals

SCOTUS Blocks Virginia Same-Sex Marriages

The United States Supreme Court agreed to stay the decision made by a federal appeals court in Virginia last month , blocking same-sex marriages from taking place this week.


Related Topix: US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

Cybercast News Service

Fla. Supreme Court asked to rule on gay marriage

Florida's highest court is being asked to decide whether or not the state's ban on gay marriage is constitutional.


Related Topix: Florida, Gay/Lesbian, US News, Hillsborough County, FL

Judge Suppresses Images Found in Cellphone Search

In an early application of a new U.S. Supreme Court precedent on cellphone records and the Fourth Amendment, a judge in Brooklyn has suppressed evidence that allegedly would have shown that a defendant photographed a child sex crime victim during a trial.


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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

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


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.


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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.


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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