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  1. Jury Should Decide K9 Attack Case in MichiganRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Courthouse News Service

    Immunity does not shield a cop who allegedly sicced his police dog on a woman as she tried to pee in the woods after a car crash, the 6th Circuit ruled. The ruling calls it uncontested that Terry Greco was "tipsy but unharmed" when emerged from the car she drove into a ditch on Sept.

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  2. Lawyers' fees on hold in SC gay marriage casesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Post and Courier

    Requests for tens of thousands of dollars in legal fees from attorneys who argued to overturn the South Carolina's gay marriage ban are on hold even as same-sex weddings continue in the state. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia, last week combined the two main gay marriage cases in South Carolina and is holding those cases pending developments at the U.S. Supreme Court.

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  3. Florida same-sex marriages possible Jan. 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    Florida appears set to recognize same-sex marriages on Jan. 6, after the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday declined to further delay a lower court's finding that the state's ban on the unions is unconstitutional. The high court Friday night, without explanation, rejected the Florida attorney general's request to intervene. 1 comment

  4. Supreme Court could give definitive ruling on states' rights to ban gay marriageRead the original story

    Yesterday | Business Insurance

    A definitive ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court on states' rights to ban gay marriage could come as early as June 2015, experts say, bringing welcome relief for employers and their benefits management staffs. Earlier this month, Kentucky and Ohio joined a growing list of states urging the Supreme Court to hear arguments on constitutional challenges to state-level laws denying marriage rights and benefits to gay and lesbian couples.

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  5. Charges dropped against Greeneville doctor, wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A Greeneville doctor and his wife no longer face federal charges after a ruling from the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. Charges dropped against Greeneville doctor, wife A Greeneville doctor and his wife no longer face federal charges after a ruling from the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.

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  6. Supreme Court won't stop gay marriages in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Erie Times News

    Most federal judges and appeals courts have ruled against state bans, but the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati has upheld the right of four states to decide whether to allow gay marriage.

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  7. Federal appeals court strikes down gun lawRead the original story

    Saturday | Jurist

    The challenge to the federal gun law arose out of a case involving a man named Clifford Charles Tyler, who was committed to a mental institution for one month 28 years ago, after an emotional divorce from his wife. Although the law in most states provides that a "mentally-disabled" person should be granted relief by the state and his or her gun rights restored "if the circumstances surrounding the disabilities and the person's record and reputation are such that the person will not be likely to act in a manner dangerous to public safety," Michigan, the state in which Tyler resides, has not enacted such a relief-from-disabilities program.

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  8. One year after Utah, a cascade of rulings on marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Washington Blade

    ... Rico and a circuit judge in Tennessee. The most significant of these decisions was the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling in favor of bans on same-sex marriage in Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee. Ferguson said the association of Utah ...

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  9. Federal charges dropped against Greeneville doctor and wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WCYB

    Doctor Anindya Kumar Sen and his wife, Patricia will not be charged for allegedly ordering meds not inspected or approved by the Food and Drug Administration. In court documents filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals Sixth Circuit, Dr. Sen and his wife challenged their convictions on 29 misdemeanor counts.

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  10. Gay marriages soon in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | NWAonline

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday cleared same-sex weddings to start in Florida next month, potentially increasing to 36 the number of states to allow gay marriages as the justices consider whether to rule on the issue nationwide. A federal judge previously declared Florida's ban on gay marriage unconstitutional and said same-sex marriage licenses could start being issued in the state after Jan. 5 unless the Supreme Court intervened.

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  11. Supreme Court allows same-sex marriages in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | The Washington Post

    The Supreme Court on Friday cleared the way for same-sex marriages to commence in Florida, meaning such unions will soon be allowed in five of the nation's six most populous states. The court, without comment, turned down a request to block gay marriages in Florida while the state appeals a judge's order that its ban is unconstitutional. 3 comments

  12. US Supreme Court refuses to block gay marriages in Florida; some may start after Jan...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Nanaimo Daily News

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday refused to block gay marriages in Florida, the latest of about three dozen states allowing same-sex weddings. In a one-paragraph order, the court decided not to step into the Florida case.

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  13. Mental Illness History Ruled on Appeal to Not Bar Gun OwnershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | News Max

    ... That puts citizens such as Tyler in a "Catch-22" position, Judge Danny Boggs of the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals said in his 48-page ruling. "Tyler may not possess a weapon because he was once committed to a mental institution," the judge ...

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  14. Sixth Circuit Upholds Venue Selection Clause in Pension PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | JD Supra

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit upheld a pension plan's venue selection clause and affirmed dismissal of the participant's claims for benefits on the ground that such claims were not filed in the authorized venue. In Smith v.

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  15. US top court won't stop gay marriagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NEWS.com.au

    BARACK Obama answered eight questions at the close of his end of year press conference. But he did it in a way no president has before.

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  16. U.S. Supreme Court allows gay marriage to proceed in Florida next monthRead the original story

    Friday | Reuters

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday declined to extend a stay sought by Florida officials defending the state's ban on same-sex marriages, allowing gay marriages to proceed in Florida next month. Some weddings would be allowed to start when a stay expires after Jan. 5 following an order by the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta earlier this month. 44 comments

  17. SC won't stop gay marriages in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | News 4 Jax

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday refused to block gay marriages in Florida, the latest of about three dozen states allowing same-sex weddings. In a one-paragraph order, the court decided not to step into the Florida case.

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  18. U.S. Supreme Court Won't Stop Same-Sex Marriages In Florida,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CBS Local

    CBS San Francisco Connect With Us At KPIX 5 PROGRAM GUIDE: KPIX 5 TV Schedule WATCH: A Glimpse Inside The Working KPIX 5 Newsroom Breaking News Send news tips, video & photos, and video to the KPIX 5 [...] CONNECT WITH KCBS Welcome to KCBS All News 740AM & 106.9FM on CBSSanFrancisco.com! LISTEN LIVE RIGHT NOW: KCBS Live Audio Stream LIKE KCBS Radio On Facebook: KCBS is the Bay Area's only all news station, serving listeners with [...] MIAMI - The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday refused to block gay marriages in Florida, the latest of about three dozen states allowing same-sex weddings. In a one-paragraph order, the court decided not to step into the Florida case.

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  19. Gun Nuts win another case :-(Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Kos

    The NRA is excited now that they have won in the Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals which unanimously ruled that the federal ban on gun ownership for anyone who has been "adjudicated as a mental defective or who has been committed to a mental institution" violates the Second Amendment. Yes, you read that right.

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  20. Gay Marriage In Florida To Proceed After Supreme Court Refuses To BlockRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Switched

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday declined to extend a stay sought by Florida officials defending the state's ban on same-sex marriages, allowing gay marriages to proceed in Florida next month. Weddings would be allowed to start on Jan. 6 under an order by the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta earlier this month.

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