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  • Texas executes woman after Supreme Court denies last-minute appeal

    Lisa Coleman, a 38-year-old Texas woman convicted of torturing and starving to death a friend’s 9-year-old son, was executed Wednesday evening after the U.S. Supreme Court denied her last-minute appeal.  Coleman was pronounced dead at 6:24 p.m....
  • Texas executes woman convicted of starving nine-year-old

    Texas executes woman convicted of starving nine-year-old
    (Reuters) - A woman convicted of the 2004 starving death of a 9-year-old boy was executed on Wednesday by lethal injection at a Texas state prison, authorities said. Lisa Ann Coleman, 38, was pronounced dead at 6:24 p.m. CDT at the state's death...
  • Wisconsin gay marriage ban to stay in place until Supreme Court weighs in

    The decision striking down Wisconsin's gay marriage ban will not be enforced until the U.S. Supreme Court weighs in on the matter, a federal appeals court in Chicago said Wednesday. Also Wednesday, four same-sex couples also sued in federal court in...
  • Texas set to execute woman convicted of starving nine-year-old

    (Reuters) - A woman convicted of the 2004 starving death of a nine-year-old boy is scheduled to die on Wednesday by lethal injection at a Texas state prison, authorities said. Lisa Ann Coleman, 38, would be the second woman executed in the United...
  • Same-sex marriages on hold in Indiana, Wisconsin

    Same-sex marriages on hold in Indiana, Wisconsin
    A federal appeals court in Chicago said today its recent ruling in favor of same-sex marriage in Indiana cannot be enforced until the U.S. Supreme Court decides whether to weigh in on the hot-button issue. Earlier this month, the 7th U.S. Circuit...
  • Costa Mesa supports Newport in sober-living case

    Five Southern California cities, including three in Orange County, have filed supportive legal documents toward the goal of having the U.S. Supreme Court review Newport Beach's sober-living homes ordinance. Costa Mesa, Laguna Beach, San Clemente,...
  • Federal judge strikes down Ohio's campaign statements law

    In a ruling that could have reverberations around the country, a federal judge on Thursday struck down an Ohio law that bars individuals from knowingly making false statements about political candidates. The decision from District Court Judge Timothy...
  • A democracy for some

    The U.S. Senate will soon vote on the Senate-Judicary Resolution 19 Democracy for All Amendment, which would be a permanent solution to curbing the influence of big money on our democracy. The U.S. Supreme Court has been steadily dismantling our...
  • Texas executes man, 45, for shooting spree that left two dead

    AUSTIN Texas (Reuters) - Texas executed a 45-year-old man on Wednesday for killing two people and wounding two others during a shooting spree sparked by a breakup with his girlfriend. Willie Tyrone Trottie died at the state's death chamber in...
  • L.A. will pay $725,000 to lawyers who stopped skid row police sweeps

    L.A. will pay $725,000 to lawyers who stopped skid row police sweeps
    The Los Angeles City Council agreed Wednesday to pay $725,000 in fees to civil rights attorneys who successfully challenged police sweeps of overnight homeless encampments on skid row. As recently as July, the city had asked the U.S. Supreme Court to...
  • Missouri executes convicted murderer after clemency denied

    Earl Ringo Jr. was executed in Missouri early Wednesday after the U.S. Supreme Court and the governor denied his requests for clemency.  Ringo was executed by lethal injection at 12:22 a.m. Central time for the 1998 murders of Dennis Poyser and Joanna...