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  • In 9th Judicial Circuit ...: Editorial

    Given the sound and fury that often surround political campaigns, it might be tempting for Florida voters to write off the quieter judicial races. That would be a serious mistake. Rules of conduct keep the volume down in judicial campaigns, but don't...
  • Q&A on health care law rulings

    WASHINGTON Contrary rulings Tuesday on a key element of the Affordable Care Act by two separate federal appeals courts raise a variety of questions. Q. What happened? A. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit decided 2-1 that tax...
  • Columbia man stands trial on attempted murder charge in beating

    A Columbia man is standing trial this week on an attempted murder charge stemming from a fight outside of his Columbia apartment complex that prosecutors say left the other man unable to walk, speak or feed himself, according to Howard County State's...
  • Maynard Evans doesn't deserve to have name on a high school

    The debate over where to put Maynard Evans High School has raged for several years, but so far, no one has questioned whether a new school in a new location deserves a new name. Maynard Evans was a highly respected druggist who served as a member of the...
  • Argentine default in balance as government refuses to capitulate

    BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentine President Cristina Fernandez's unflinching poker face in the battle against "holdout" investors suing the country is increasing the odds that her government will default for a second time in 12 years at the end of this...
  • Montana top court sanctions judge for 30-day rape sentence

    (Reuters) - The Montana Supreme Court on Tuesday censured a judge and suspended him for 31 days for improperly suggesting a 14-year-old girl was culpable in her rape and unlawfully sentencing the former teacher convicted of the crime to just a month in...
  • Why mask the ugliness of executions? Bring back firing squads, judge says.

    A flurry of court rulings over the last few days contain a compelling discussion of the nature of the death penalty and the impact of government secrecy on public debate over our continuing embrace of barbarism. At the same time, questions over...
  • Latest Obamacare legal knot won't be easy to untangle

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. judges have their work cut out for them untangling a legal knot created on Tuesday when two federal appeals courts released conflicting rulings hours apart going to the heart of the role the federal government will play in...
  • Ex-prosecutors press for new trial for death-row inmate

    Ex-prosecutors press for new trial for death-row inmate
    The list is impressive: a former governor, a former Florida Supreme Court justice and the former attorneys general of four states. Each fought to put convicted murderers to death, but each has now asked the Florida Supreme Court to grant a new trial to...
  • Obamacare is either in robust health or on life support

    Obamacare is either in robust health or on life support
    Call it the "Tale of Two Circuits." Within hours of each other Tuesday, two federal appellate courts looked at the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on the same issue involving the same provision and came to diametrically opposite conclusions....
  • Opponents to the Corcoran Gallery of Art takeover will get a hearing

    The Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington received a surprising setback in court this week when a judge ruled that members of a group opposing the institution's planned takeover deal with the National Gallery of Art and George Washington University have...