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  • Religious leaders start planning as gay marriage nears

    Religious leaders start planning as gay marriage nears
    The end of Florida's same-sex marriage ban will be the beginning of new challenges for South Florida's spiritual leaders. For many Christian leaders, the choice of whether to have such ceremonies is hardly a choice at all. The tenets of the Roman...
  • What is Pam Bondi's problem?

    What is Pam Bondi's problem?
    You have to give Florida’s attorney general, Pam Bondi, points for perseverance.  She has fought a relentless rear-guard action against gay marriage in Florida, faithfully defending the state’s constitutional ban in spite of judicial...
  • U.S. Supreme Court allows gay marriage to proceed in Florida next month

    U.S. Supreme Court allows gay marriage to proceed in Florida next month
    Gay marriages may proceed in Florida next month after the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday declined to extend a stay requested by state officials seeking to defend the state's ban on same-sex marriages. Weddings would be allowed to start on Jan. 6 under an...
  • Gay marriage in Florida may proceed after Supreme Court ruling

    Gay marriage in Florida may proceed after Supreme Court ruling
    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 could start on Jan. 6 under an order by a...
  • Kansas can issue gay marriage licenses; South Carolina ban struck down

    Kansas can issue gay marriage licenses; South Carolina ban struck down
    Kansas can now issue same-sex marriage licenses after the Supreme Court on Wednesday afternoon ended a stay that temporarily prevented the state from doing so. Earlier Wednesday, a federal judge in South Carolina struck down that state's ban on same-sex...
  • Supreme Court weighs whether pregnant workers can claim lighter duties

    Supreme Court weighs whether pregnant workers can claim lighter duties
    Since the 1970s, employers have been warned not to discriminate against pregnant employees, who "shall be treated the same" as other workers, according to a 1978 law. But as a Supreme Court argument revealed Wednesday, it is still not exactly clear what...
  • Supreme Court acknowledges ambiguity in pregnant workers law

    Supreme Court acknowledges ambiguity in pregnant workers law
    Decades after Congress passed an anti-discrimination law ensuring that pregnant employees "shall be treated the same" as other workers, the Supreme Court struggled Wednesday with exactly what that federal rule requires. Some say it means employers...
  • What constitutes cruel and unusual punishment?

    What constitutes cruel and unusual punishment?
    Should a fisherman face two decades in prison for discarding a few fish at sea? That question is at the core of a statutory interpretation case the Supreme Court heard in November, but it also raises another question: What does "cruel and unusual...
  • At the Supreme Court, conflicts of interest are just a day at the office

    At the Supreme Court, conflicts of interest are just a day at the office
    Justice Samuel A. Alito's sister is a high-powered labor attorney who represents management in disputes with workers. Justice Elena Kagan's brother, a teacher at an elite public school in New York, has protested the school's admissions process because...
  • Same-sex marriage licenses doled out in South Carolina

    Same-sex marriage licenses doled out in South Carolina
    Several counties in South Carolina on Thursday doled out marriage licenses to same-sex couples, hours after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a last-minute effort to halt the nuptials in the state. From Columbia to Charleston, couples lined up at...
  • Supreme Court to decide L.A. hotel-motel privacy case

    Supreme Court to decide L.A. hotel-motel privacy case
    The Supreme Court said Monday it will hear a potentially far-reaching privacy dispute involving a Los Angeles city ordinance that allows police to enter a hotel and demand to see the guest registry without a court order. The Los Angeles Police...