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  • Judge backs blind trusts for Gov. Rick Scott, other officials

    Judge backs blind trusts for Gov. Rick Scott, other officials
    TALLAHASSEE — A state law allowing elected officials to set up blind trusts does not violate the Florida Constitution's open-government requirements, a Leon County judge has ruled, clearing the way for Gov. Rick Scott to continue to shield his...
  • Writing dispute for film 'Belle' bubbles up again

    Writing dispute for film 'Belle' bubbles up again
    It should be one of the unqualified successes of the year — a period drama directed by, written by and starring women of color that found a large audience for a fact-based tale drawn from obscure history that shed light on the beginning of the end...
  • Convicted killer of NSU professor maintains innocence at death penalty hearing

    In a final bid to avoid the death penalty for the 2010 murder of Nova Southeastern University professor Joseph Morrissey, Randy W. Tundidor wanted to call a parade of suspected and convicted killers to the stand Monday. By the time the day's proceedings...
  • Donald Sterling loses court battle to block sale of Clippers

    A probate judge has cleared the way for the $2-billion sale of the Clippers, ruling Monday that Shelly Sterling acted properly when she removed her husband, Donald, from the family trust that owns the team. In a tentative ruling, L.A. County Superior...
  • Donald Sterling's loss is the Clippers' gain

    He had previously suffered 1,529 losses as the incompetent owner of the most poorly run franchise in NBA history. It is, then, no small matter that Donald Sterling's latest defeat was his worst. In a stunningly fast and sweeping ruling by Judge...
  • Criticism arises after children are rushed to see immigration judges

    Unaccompanied immigrant children apprehended at the border are being placed first in line to go before U.S. immigration judges under a new federal policy, prompting criticism from attorneys who say some immigrants have been given less than 48 hours to...
  • Virginia gay marriage ban is unconstitutional, federal court rules

    Virginia gay marriage ban is unconstitutional, federal court rules
    Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, a federal appellate court ruled Monday, becoming the second appellate circuit to rule on an issue almost certainly headed for the U.S. Supreme Court. A panel of the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of...
  • Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage ruled unconstitutional

    Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage ruled unconstitutional
    The U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday upheld a Norfolk federal judge's ruling striking down Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage — saying that "denying same-sex couples this choice prohibits them from participating fully in our society."...
  • Dent says NCAA's 'arrogant' responses prompt latest effort to end Penn State football sanctions

    Dent says NCAA's 'arrogant' responses prompt latest effort to end Penn State football sanctions
    CHICAGO — NCAA President Mark Emmert provided “arrogant” and “completely unacceptable” responses to Pennsylvania lawmakers’ questions about the Penn State football sanctions, prompting a renewed call to rescind them,...
  • FOP seeks to halt release of internal police misconduct files

    FOP seeks to halt release of internal police misconduct files
    The union that represents Chicago police wants to halt the release of internal investigation files for alleged police misconduct. In an injunction filed Monday in Cook County circuit court, the Fraternal Order of Police claims the release of the...
  • Chan Lowe: Docs vs. Glocks the law of the land

    Chan Lowe: Docs vs. Glocks the law of the land
    Thank you, 11th Circuit Court of Appeals. Now, due to your two-to-one ruling, there are two things to which Florida doctors have no right under the First Amendment: to shout “Fire” in a crowded theater, and to ask any questions to a patient...