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  • Wisconsin's attorney general asks Supreme Court to restore state's ban on same-sex marriage

    MILWAUKEE Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen Tuesday asked the nation's highest court to restore the state's gay marriage ban, arguing that the case that began in Madison offers the U.S. Supreme Court the best vehicle for resolving the historic...
  • 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,...
  • State Attorney Dave Aronberg has 'contempt' for Supreme Court ruling that opened campaigns to flood of cash

    State Attorney Dave Aronberg has 'contempt' for Supreme Court ruling that opened campaigns to flood of cash
    Palm Beach County State Attorney Dave Aronberg says the 2010 U.S. Supreme Court ruling that corporations could legally now spend freely to support or oppose candidates opened the spigot for millions of dollars flowing into political campaigns, damaging...
  • 'The Case Against the Supreme Court' pushes for reforms

    'The Case Against the Supreme Court' pushes for reforms
    Erwin Chemerinsky has made an exemplary career out of teaching, writing and lecturing about the U.S. Supreme Court. And though he has strongly liberal views, he is widely admired for his ability to explain the work of the court in a way that is...
  • 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...
  • Winter Garden to hold special meeting after pledge confrontation

    Winter Garden to hold special meeting after pledge confrontation
    Winter Garden city commissioners will meet in special session Friday to discuss changing their opening ceremonies following a confrontation last week in which the mayor ousted a man for refusing to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance. City Manager Mike...
  • Supreme Court blocks gay marriages from starting in Virginia

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday blocked a court order that would have allowed gay marriages in Virginia to begin Thursday, adding to the likelihood the justices will decide the issue themselves in the coming term. The brief order by the court...