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  • Why Pam Bondi's efforts to block gay marriage in Florida are better spent elsewhere

     Why Pam Bondi's efforts to block gay marriage in Florida are better spent elsewhere
    The U.S. Supreme Court is likely to strike down Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi's emergency appeal to block gay marriage. Bondi argues that same-sex marriage will "impose significant public harm" in her state, and wants the nation's top court to...
  • Noah Feldman: Supreme Court allows ignorance as excuse for cops

    Well, you heard it here first: Ignorance of the law is an excuse, so long as you're the police. Or so the U.S. Supreme Court has said in an 8-1 decision that symbolically strengthened the hand of the police to make stops even on the basis of nonexistent...
  • Supreme Court says Arizona must issue driver's licenses to immigrant 'Dreamers'

    Supreme Court says Arizona must issue driver's licenses to immigrant 'Dreamers'
    The Supreme Court on Wednesday dealt Arizona another setback in its battle with the Obama administration over immigration policy, deciding the state must offer driver’s licenses to young immigrants who entered the country illegally as children but...
  • Controversy, confusion as gay marriage nears

    Controversy, confusion as gay marriage nears
    The start of same-sex marriage in Florida may not happen on Jan. 6 as anticipated. And even if it does, a battle is brewing over issuing such marriage licenses. While county clerks have been advised they will be committing a misdemeanor by issuing...
  • Nebraska, Oklahoma sue Colorado over legal marijuana

    Nebraska, Oklahoma sue Colorado over legal marijuana
    A pair of states on Thursday filed a lawsuit with the U.S. Supreme Court in an effort to strike down Colorado's laws that legalize recreational marijuana.  Citing federal antidrug laws, particularly interstate drug trafficking, Nebraska and Oklahoma...
  • Neighboring states challenge Colorado pot laws in U.S. Supreme Court

    Neighboring states challenge Colorado pot laws in U.S. Supreme Court
    Nebraska and Oklahoma challenged neighboring Colorado's recreational marijuana laws in the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday amid complaints its pot was seeping across their borders, and Colorado vowed to defend its laws. Nebraska Attorney General Jon...
  • Lawyers for terrorism suspect take fight to U.S. Supreme Court

    Lawyers for terrorism suspect take fight to U.S. Supreme Court
    Lawyers for a suburban youth accused of plotting to bomb a Chicago bar are asking the nation's highest court to grant them unprecedented access to top-secret government surveillance documents. In a 36-page petition filed late last year with the U.S....
  • Gov. Andrew Cuomo eulogizes dad Mario Cuomo, calls him a philosopher, crusader and friend

    Former Gov. Mario Cuomo's legacy as a liberal champion and powerful orator was remembered at his funeral Tuesday by one who knew him best — Gov. Andrew Cuomo, his son. "At his core, he was a philosopher. He was a poet. He was an advocate. He was...
  • Scott, state workers still at odds over drug testing

    Scott, state workers still at odds over drug testing
    TALLAHASSEE — After racking up more than $650,000 in legal fees, Florida Gov. Rick Scott is refusing to back down from his drug-testing crusade, most recently objecting to an attempt to close a drawn-out legal battle over requiring state workers...
  • Same-sex marriages to begin in Florida as Supreme Court denies stay

    Same-sex marriages to begin in Florida as Supreme Court denies stay
    Same-sex couples can begin marrying in Florida next month after the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday denied a request for a stay from the state's attorney general. Marriages can begin Jan. 5, the day a stay ordered by a lower court judge who overturned...
  • Supreme Court allows gay marriage to proceed in Florida next month

    Supreme Court allows gay marriage to proceed in Florida next month
    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. Some weddings would be allowed to start when a stay expires...