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  • Same-sex marriage bans in 4 states upheld by federal appeals court

    Same-sex marriage bans in 4 states upheld by federal appeals court
    A federal appeals court on Thursday bucked a recent trend of pro-gay marriage decisions by upholding state bans or restrictions in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee, pressuring the U.S. Supreme Court to take up the issue. The 2-1 ruling, by the...
  • Judge won't lift stay in gay marriage case

    Judge won't lift stay in gay marriage case
    A federal judge Wednesday rejected arguments that he should lift a legal stay and allow same-sex marriages to take place in Florida. U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle said the stay will continue until Jan. 5, which leaves time for the 11th U.S. Circuit...
  • Justices think use of anti-corporate fraud law sounds 'fishy'

    WASHINGTON Supreme Court justices trolled for answers Wednesday as they skeptically considered the case of a Florida fisherman jailed for destruction of evidence because he ordered his crew to toss undersized fish overboard. In a case with more...
  • Supreme Court may still hear case on health care subsidies in ACA exchanges

    Supreme Court may still hear case on health care subsidies in ACA exchanges
    The U.S. Supreme Court has delayed announcing whether it will hear a case challenging subsidies in Affordable Care Act's "federally facilitated" health insurance exchanges (Virginia has a federally run state health insurance exchange in which 80 percent...
  • A cynical (but maybe correct) take on Congress and Jerusalem

    On Monday the Supreme Court wrestled with a case that had it all: foreign policy, constitutional history and a 12-year-old petitioner, Menachem B. Zivotofsky, a U.S. citizen born in Jerusalem who wants his passport to list his birthplace as Israel....
  • Richard L. Hasen: Will Chief Justice Roberts save Obamacare again?

    Richard L. Hasen: Will Chief Justice Roberts save Obamacare again?
    The Supreme Court's surprising decision last week to hear a new challenge to the Affordable Care Act has once again focused attention on Chief Justice John Roberts, who cast the deciding vote in a 2012 decision that saved Obamacare from being declared...
  • State police confident Frein statements won't be suppressed

    State police confident Frein statements won't be suppressed
    An attorney who was denied access to ambush suspect Eric Frein immediately following his arrest thinks Frein has a viable argument to challenge the admission of statements made to police without counsel present. The U.S. Supreme Court and state...
  • Kansas counties begin issuing same-sex marriage licenses

    Kansas counties begin issuing same-sex marriage licenses
    Kansas counties began issuing marriage licenses on Thursday to same-sex couples a day after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to delay a federal judge's order that lifted the state's ban. Judge Daniel Crabtree said on Nov. 4 the Kansas ban on same-sex...
  • Florida man executed for killing stepdaughter in 1992

    Florida man executed for killing stepdaughter in 1992
    A man convicted of fatally shooting his sleeping wife, then raping and murdering her 10-year-old daughter, was executed by lethal injection Thursday evening at Florida State Prison after spending almost half his life on death row, according to the Florida...
  • Norton Simon asks Supreme Court to let it keep 'Adam' and 'Eve'

    Norton Simon asks Supreme Court to let it keep 'Adam' and 'Eve'
    The Norton Simon Museum is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review what its attorneys call a "profoundly misguided decision" by a federal appeals court that has kept alive a lawsuit aimed at wresting away ownership of two of the Pasadena museum's most...
  • Subsidies help pay for Oak Forest couple's Obamacare plan

    Subsidized health insurance has brought a measure of comfort and security to retirement for Bill Koclanis. The 63-year-old Oak Forest electrician and his wife signed up for a plan last year that allows them to see doctors more often than they did...