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  • Supreme Court may decide if Florida judges can solicit campaign cash

    Supreme Court may decide if Florida judges can solicit campaign cash
    TALLAHASSEE — When Lanell Williams-Yulee began running for a Hillsborough County judgeship in 2009, she signed a letter to would-be supporters seeking contributions for her campaign. Now, five years later, Williams-Yulee's letter could spur the U....
  • Texas voter ID trial opens in U.S. court

    (Reuters) - A U.S. court in Texas heard arguments on Tuesday in a case over a law requiring voters to present photo identification, a move the state's Republican leaders say will prevent fraud while plaintiffs call it an attempt at suppressing minority...
  • It's time for the Supreme Court to uphold gay marriage

    It's unusual when the winners of a case ask the U.S. Supreme Court to hear an appeal of their victory. But that is exactly the plea being made by lawyers for same-sex couples who successfully challenged bans on such unions in Virginia, Oklahoma and Utah....
  • Decision on same-sex marriage edges closer

    Decision on same-sex marriage edges closer
    The long, slow slog to same-sex marriage goes on. Most of the myriad same-sex marriage lawsuits that have made headlines over the past month have had significant updates in the last few days. But the Florida Supreme Court will ultimately have to...
  • New Hampshire men sentenced as teens to life in prison granted new hearings

    MANCHESTER N.H. (Reuters) - New Hampshire's highest court has ruled that four men serving life in prison for murders committed when they were teenagers have the right to new sentencing hearings because of a 2012 U.S. Supreme Court decision. In a ruling...
  • The Enduring Significance Of Anita Hill

    Anita Hill: Say the name and the response will be telling, depending on the age and political leanings of the listener. Hill's grueling 1991 testimony before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee during the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court...
  • Prince William clerk asks Supreme Court to hear Virginia gay marriage case

    A Virginia Circuit Court clerk is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear her case for why the state should be allowed to prohibit same-sex marriage if it so chooses. Prince William County Circuit Court Clerk Michèle B. McQuigg — being represented...
  • Aug. 25 Letters: Same-sex marriage, Islamic State

    Equal treatment I was proud to see the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals overturn Virginia's ban on same-sex marriages. Contrary to the motto, Virginia has not always been "for lovers." In the case of Loving v. Virginia, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned...
  • Conservative Christian group makes endorsements in Broward judicial races

    Conservative Christian group makes endorsements in Broward judicial races
    The Christian Family Coalition, whose biggest recent cause has been fighting against lawsuits seeking to legalize gay marriage in Florida, is out with endorsements in three Broward judicial races. In a statement Tuesday evening, the organization gave...
  • SeaWorld won't appeal ruling that keeps trainers away from orcas

    SeaWorld won't appeal ruling that keeps trainers away from orcas
    SeaWorld has decided it will not seek to overturn a court ruling that has kept its trainers from getting into the water with the parks' killer whales. The company's decision not to appeal the orca ruling to the U.S. Supreme Court was found in a filing...
  • Californians deserved a vote on Citizens United

    To the editor: Readers should know that state Supreme Court Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye objected to striking Proposition 49 — an advisory initiative on the U.S. Supreme Court's Citizens United decision — from the ballot. ("Fighting...