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  • Is Obama in danger of impeachment?

    Is Obama in danger of impeachment?
    Some 40 years after President Richard Nixon resigned to avoid his likely impeachment by the House of Representatives, Washington is again talking impeachment. Members of Congress are denouncing President Barack Obama's contempt for constitutional law,...
  • Florida should review death penalty: Front & Center

    Florida should review death penalty: Front & Center
    Recent bungled lethal-injection executions in Ohio, Oklahoma and Arizona have revived vociferous calls to abolish the practice. How might these incidents impact Florida's administration of the death penalty? For perspective, Sentinel editorial-...
  • With same-sex marriage comes divorce and plenty of other business for lawyers

    With same-sex marriage comes divorce and plenty of other business for lawyers
    Within days of Pennsylvania's historic marriage-equality decision, life became easier for thousands of same-sex couples. Gone was the need for legal gymnastics to secure even the most fundamental rights and benefits every other married couple obtained...
  • Federal judge rules Alabama abortion law unconstitutional

    Federal judge rules Alabama abortion law unconstitutional
    A law that would have closed three of five abortion clinics in Alabama is unconstitutional, a federal judge ruled Monday, concluding in an extensive 172-page opinion that a “climate of extreme hostility” toward abortion already makes it...
  • Teen girl detained after USC student's death charged with 7 felonies

    Teen girl detained after USC student's death charged with 7 felonies
    The 14-year-old arrested with four other teens after a USC student was beaten near campus has been charged with seven felonies in connection with a Dockweiler Beach robbery following the deadly assault, officials said. The girl, who was not named by...
  • Federal judge rules Alabama abortion restrictions unconstitutional

    Federal judge rules Alabama abortion restrictions unconstitutional
    Dealing the second blow to anti-abortion activists in less than a week, a federal judge has ruled that an Alabama law that would have shut three of the state’s five abortion clinics is unconstitutional. The law, a version of which has been...
  • Court blocks Mississippi from closing state's last abortion clinic

    After a series of setbacks, abortion rights advocates claimed a small victory Tuesday after a federal appeals court blocked a law that would have closed the last remaining abortion clinic in Mississippi. The law required that all physicians associated...
  • 40 years ago this week, Nixon stepped down

    40 years ago this week, Nixon stepped down
    The pressure on President Richard Nixon in the spring and summer of 1974 was unrelenting. One by one, his aides dropped by the wayside, charged or convicted or pleading guilty in the widening Watergate investigation, an incident so influential in the...
  • Herring asks Supreme Court to hear Virginia gay marriage case

    Herring asks Supreme Court to hear Virginia gay marriage case
    Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring on Friday urged the nation's highest court to review Virginia's same-sex marriage case — saying the issue is one of fundamental fairness and that Virginia's case is an ideal one to lay down the law of the land....
  • State seeks to stay same-sex marriage rulings

    State seeks to stay same-sex marriage rulings
    Florida's attorney general wants a freeze on appellate court rulings involving the legality of the state's ban on same-sex marriage, saying the question should be resolved by the nation's highest justices. Should State Attorney General Pam Bondi win a...
  • The latest to play the 'Male War Against Women' game

    Let’s see: The U.S. Supreme Court has nine justices. Six of them are men and three of them are women. The three women happen to have been appointed by Democratic presidents: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, appointed by President Clinton, and Elena Kagan...