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  • Let's lift the Supreme Court's veil of secrecy

    Every year the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court are faced with about 7,500 writs of certiorari seeking appellate review of lower court decisions, granting only 75 to 80. It takes four justices to grant a writ, though amazingly that rule is nowhere...
  • Amazon workers take pay beef to Supreme Court

    Amazon workers take pay beef to Supreme Court
    The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday will hear a case that will decide whether Amazon.com workers should be compensated for time spent waiting to clear security checks. Though the case revolves around an Amazon warehouse in Nevada, a ruling from the...
  • Tax laws, state benefits opened to same-sex couples in Virginia

    Virginia tax laws are changing, partners of some Virginia state employees will be able to get health insurance and orders are snapping out across state government to make sure that state agencies and facilities treat same-sex married couples the same...
  • Opinions split across the Peninsula on same-sex marriage decision

    Opinions split across the Peninsula on same-sex marriage decision
    NEWPORT NEWS — A day after same-sex couples in Virginia were allowed to marry, Ashley Dixon was in no hurry to get to the courthouse. "I'm excited, I'm very excited," said Dixon, who has been in a relationship for six years. "One day, me and my...
  • For the record

    Ohio early voting: An article in Section A on Sept. 30 about Ohio's effort to curtail its 35-day early-voting period said the U.S. Supreme Court had allowed the state to cancel voting on the weekend before the election, including Sunday, when African...
  • Lawyers seek end to Florida's ban on gay marriage

    Lawyers seek end to Florida's ban on gay marriage
    TALLAHASSEE — Pointing to a "pathbreaking development" at the U.S. Supreme Court, attorneys for same-sex couples quickly asked a federal judge Tuesday to move forward with ending Florida's ban on gay marriage. U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle...
  • 'Seaside' Property In Waterford To Become State Park

    'Seaside' Property In Waterford To Become State Park
    A long debate over what the state should do with a 32-acre former tuburculosis sanitorium on the shore of Long Island Sound ended Tuesday with Gov. Dannel Malloy’s announcement that the “Seaside” property will become a state park....
  • Supreme Court meets to consider taking gay marriage cases

    Supreme Court meets to consider taking gay marriage cases
    The nine justices of the U.S. Supreme Court met behind closed doors on Monday to consider whether they should take up the hotly contested question of whether states can ban gay marriage. The court has seven cases pending before it concerning bans in five...
  • Fashion, faith clash at Abercrombie

    Fashion, faith clash at Abercrombie
    In France, the bitter controversy over the hijab, or headscarf, worn by some Muslim women relates to citizenship, feminism and the secularism of the French Revolution and Republic. In America, we have Abercrombie. So perhaps it's fitting that the U.S....
  • Tuesday: Should Pam Bondi finally say "uncle"on the gay marriage fight?

    Tuesday: Should Pam Bondi finally say "uncle"on the gay marriage fight?
          Pam Bondi can give up now.  And she can go it gracefully. The U.S. Supreme Court has given Florida’s attorney general an easy out in the gay marriage fight by refusing to hear appeals.  This means the final word will come from federal...
  • Peninsula same-sex couples rush to courthouse for marriage licenses

    Peninsula same-sex couples rush to courthouse for marriage licenses
    Janice Dixon and Angel Athas were in the middle of moving into a new home when the two women heard the news that they now could get married in Virginia. The Newport News couple didn't even bother to change clothes. "We literally ran down here,"...