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  1. Stephanie Grace: Same-sex marriage could soon be law of landRead the original story

    3 min ago | The Advocate

    According to a recent Gambit story , the New Orleans Tourism and Marketing Corporation is already putting together a website and ad campaign pitching the traditionally gay-friendly city as a perfect spot for destination weddings and honeymoons. The prospect of hosting same-sex couples is lucrative, and NOTMC CEO Mark Romig said that "we think it's the right thing to do, as well."


  2. Vandalism: No solo tourists in New Orleans' oldest cemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | WBTV

    1, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, in New Orleans. Vandalism encouraged by unlicensed guides is pr... .


  3. Appeals court weighs suit in US Marshals shootingRead the original story

    12 min ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    An appeals court is deciding whether deputy U.S. marshals who shot and wounded a teenage driver eight years ago may be sued in federal court, a case that's unfolding amid a national debate about police use of force and the legal protections afforded to law enforcement. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit heard arguments last month and could issue an opinion soon.


  4. US Supreme Court In Favour Of Teva In Multiple Sclerosis Drug CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | International Business Times

    Teva Pharmaceuticals won a case in its fight with generic drugmakers over patent protections for Copaxone, its best-selling multiple sclerosis drug. An earlier appeals court ruling had invalidated the patent, which is due to expire in September 2015, but in the latest ruling, the justices said that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit had taken an incorrect approach in analysing whether the patent was valid or not.


  5. Royal Caribbean Stymied in Bid To Overturn Cruise Malpractice DecisionRead the original story

    47 min ago | Skift

    Royal Caribbean could conceivably take an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court. Keeping cruise lines immune from malpractice suits is that important to Royal Caribbean and the cruise industry as a whole.


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    1 hr ago | Prince George Citizen

    In this Oct. 29, 2014, photo, after crossing the barricade, Val Darland, a tourist from Junction City, Kan., prays at the reputed tomb of Marie Laveau in St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, in New Orleans.


  7. Everything You Need to Know Now About Marriage Equality in MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Advocate

    Michigan may be the most important state for marriage equality in the country right now, thanks to its one-of-a-kind federal lawsuit known as DeBoer v. Snyder.


  8. The gay marriage litmus testRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Politico

    The U.S. Supreme Court is poised to rule on gay marriage once and for all in June, and there are many Republicans who privately would love nothing more than to have the question settled and off the table in time for the 2016 presidential election. It's not going to happen.


  9. Oklahoma could halt executions for Supreme Court drug reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    Oklahoma is willing to put three executions on hold while the Supreme Court reviews whether a certain sedative can render death row inmates sufficiently unconscious, the state's attorney general said in a Monday filing with the court. Rather than stop the executions himself, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt took the unusual step of asking the justices for a stay.


  10. Column: Free speech faces threatsRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Gaston Gazette

    Freedom of speech is one of the core values of a free society. It ought to be appreciated and protected by Americans across the political spectrum.


  11. Noah Feldman:Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Jewish World Review

    Judicial elections are idiotic -- but 38 states have them in some form. The U.S. Supreme Court grappled yesterday with the contradiction inherent in using the electoral process to select public officials whose primary obligation is to be impartial.


  12. Convicted child killer who raped and murdered his sister, 11, when...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... murdered his sister, 11, when he was only 14, takes the stand as he aims to secure lighter sentence In 2012 US Supreme Court banned mandatory life sentences without the possibility of parole for juveniles convicted of murder cases A child killer, ...


  13. Is troubled hedgie Steve Cohen getting back in the SAC?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | New York Post

    ... Attorney Preet Bharara asked an appeals court to reverse the overturned convictions, leading to a possible US Supreme Court showdown over the new insider-trading standard the decision has created. If it stands, the government said it will be ...


  14. Amid debate on police use of force, appeals court weighs suit over marshals' shooting of teenRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    An appeals court in the District of Columbia is deciding whether deputy U.S. marshals who shot and wounded a teenage driver eight years ago may be sued in federal court. The case is unfolding amid a national debate about police use of force and the legal protections afforded to law enforcement.


  15. A letter to Justice Minister Mark GoldingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    I crave your indulgence regarding my thoughts on the enquiry into the security forces' operation of 2010 into Tivoli Gardens which resulted in the death of over 70 citizens. I believe that, while the commission is necessary, it could have been accomplished at a much lower cost to our overburdened and underserved taxpayers.


  16. 'Death qualified' juror search slows Boston Marathon caseRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    One prospective juror was brutally frank when asked whether he could consider a sentence of life in prison for the man accused of bombing the Boston Marathon. "I would sentence him to death," he said, then added: "I can't imagine any evidence that would change how I feel about what happened."


  17. GOP abortion vote was wasted effortRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    It has been 42 years since the United States Supreme Court held in Roe v. Wade that the right to decide whether to go forward with a pregnancy, prior to viability, belongs to a woman, in consultation with her doctors.


  18. OK Can't Fight ObamacareRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected Oklahoma's request to join a challenge to the federal health care law. Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt wanted the court to review Oklahoma's lawsuit that challenges the tax subsidies offered under the Affordable Care Act, arguing it was important to consider state sovereignty implications.


  19. Securities Claims Plunged In 2014 As The Stock Market SurgedRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    I am a senior editor at Forbes, covering legal affairs, corporate finance, macroeconomics and the occasional sailing story. I was the Southwest Bureau manager for Forbes in Houston from 1999 to 2003, when I returned home to Connecticut for a Knight fellowship at Yale Law School.


  20. Appeals court asked to overturn Puerto Rico marriage rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Washington Blade

    Lambda Legal on Monday formally asked a federal appeals court to overturn a ruling that upheld Puerto Rico's same-sex marriage ban in a case that a lesbian couple filed in March 2013. An LGBT advocacy group on Monday asked a federal appeals court to overturn a ruling that dismissed a lawsuit against Puerto Rico's same-sex marriage ban.