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  • Prince William clerk asks Supreme Court to hear Virginia gay marriage case

    A Virginia Circuit Court clerk is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear her case for why the state should be allowed to prohibit same-sex marriage if it so chooses. Prince William County Circuit Court Clerk Michèle B. McQuigg — being represented...
  • New Hampshire men sentenced as teens to life in prison granted new hearings

    MANCHESTER N.H. (Reuters) - New Hampshire's highest court has ruled that four men serving life in prison for murders committed when they were teenagers have the right to new sentencing hearings because of a 2012 U.S. Supreme Court decision. In a ruling...
  • Appeals court rejects request to hold off deciding Florida gay marriage cases

    MIAMI A state appeals court Thursday rejected Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi's request to hold off on deciding the constitutionality of Florida's gay marriage ban until after the U.S. Supreme Court someday rules on the issue. "Upon consideration,...
  • Appeals court rejects Pam Bondi request to hold off deciding Florida gay marriage cases

    A state appeals court on Thursday rejected Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi's request to hold off on deciding the constitutionality of Florida's gay-marriage ban until after the U.S. Supreme Court someday rules on the issue. “Upon consideration,...
  • Appeals court rejects Bondi's request to hold off on deciding gay marriage cases in Florida

    A state appeals court on Thursday rejected Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi's request to hold off on deciding the constitutionality of Florida's gay-marriage ban until after the U.S. Supreme Court someday rules on the issue, the Miami Herald reported....
  • Florida appeals court says state can rule on gay marriage ban

    MIAMI (Reuters) - An appeals court in Florida on Thursday rejected a motion by its attorney general that urged the state's top court to delay a ruling on its same-sex marriage ban until the U.S. Supreme Court eventually decides on the issue. Florida...
  • For convicted killer, a chance to avoid life in prison

    For convicted killer, a chance to avoid life in prison
    The victim begged for mercy. The killer showed none. But the justice system is showing some mercy for convicted murderer Janard Orange, who was 16 when he pulled the trigger and ended Gregory Smith's life outside Boyd Anderson High School in Lauderdale...
  • Dred Scott Decision Still Resonates Today

    News out of Ferguson, Mo., has been devastating. After unarmed teenager Michael Brown was killed by a police officer, local police responded to the community's demonstration of outrage with unprecedented force, using military-style weaponry to...
  • AbbVie won't appeal gay rights ruling to Supreme Court

    AbbVie won't appeal gay rights ruling to Supreme Court
    AbbVie Inc will not seek U.S. Supreme Court review of a ruling in a lawsuit brought against the company that extended landmark constitutional protections for gays and lesbians, a company spokesman said on Tuesday. The issue arose when a gay man was...
  • Aug. 25 Letters: Same-sex marriage, Islamic State

    Equal treatment I was proud to see the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals overturn Virginia's ban on same-sex marriages. Contrary to the motto, Virginia has not always been "for lovers." In the case of Loving v. Virginia, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned...
  • U.S. Supreme Court stays same-sex marriage ruling

    U.S. Supreme Court stays same-sex marriage ruling
    The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday delayed a lower court decision allowing same-sex marriage in Virginia, meaning gay and lesbian couples will not be able to tie the knot beginning Thursday. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, who got the...