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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Colorado judge sets new December 8 trial date in theater massacre case

    Sanity exam of accused Colorado theater gunman can be filmed: judge
    DENVER (Reuters) - A second psychiatric examination of accused Colorado theater gunman James Holmes, who says he was insane when he shot dead 12 moviegoers two years ago, can be recorded on video, a judge overseeing the case ruled on Thursday. Holmes...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Lawyers spar over Maryland assault weapon ban in federal court

    Lawyers spar over Maryland assault weapon ban in federal court
    Lawyers for the state and gun rights advocates debated in federal court Tuesday about the government's power to hem in the Second Amendment to ward off mass shootings. Spectators crammed into a federal courtroom in downtown Baltimore to watch the hearing...
  • Courts issue conflicting rulings on health care tax credits

    WASHINGTON Two appeals courts on Tuesday reached radically different conclusions about whether millions of consumers in 36 states can use tax credits to help buy health coverage on the federal health insurance marketplace. The conflicting rulings,...
  • Opposite rulings, no change to health coverage

    Opposite rulings, no change to health coverage
    Conflicting rulings on a key component of Obamacare emerged from the Virginia Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals and the federal court of appeals in Washington, D.C., within hours of each other on Tuesday. Both addressed the tax credit subsidies for lower-...
  • Ex-Bear Avellini hires investigator in DUI case, lawyer says

    Ex-Bear Avellini hires investigator in DUI case, lawyer says
    The attorney for former Chicago Bears quarterback Bob Avellini said he has hired a private investigator to look into details of his client’s blood-alcohol test as Avellini awaits trial on a felony DUI charge. During a court appearance today,...