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  • Federal Court gives Virginia General Assembly more time on maps

    Federal Court gives Virginia General Assembly more time on maps
    A panel of three federal judges on Monday granted the Virginia General Assembly more time to redraw the state's congressional map. The extension, potentially to Sept. 1, was requested by Virginia's Republican members of Congress, who hope the U.S....
  • No known progress on Virginia's new 3rd Congressional District map

    RICHMOND – When a three-judge panel declared Virginia's 3rd Congressional District unconstitutional last October, the court told the General Assembly to redraw the map during its next legislative session. That session wraps up in a week, and...
  • Markell taps corporate law attorney for state Supreme Court

    Gov. Jack Markell has nominated a longtime Wilmington attorney to fill a vacancy on Delaware's Supreme Court. Markell's office announced the nomination of Collins Seitz Jr. on Monday. The 57-year-old Seitz is the founding partner of Seitz, Ross, Aronstam...
  • Court seems split over spouse's right to protest visa denial

    The Supreme Court seemed divided Monday over whether a California woman can challenge the government's refusal to issue a visa to her husband from Afghanistan. The justices heard arguments in the case of Fauzia Din, a naturalized U.S. citizen who sued...
  • Dent backs voting rights bill, defends photo ID laws

    Dent backs voting rights bill, defends photo ID laws
    U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent said Sunday that voter identification laws should be allowed under a renewed effort to update the federal Voting Rights Act. Dent is one of six Republicans co-sponsoring a bill from Wisconsin Republican Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner...
  • McCrory expansion delay smart to some, poor excuse to others

    Gov. Pat McCrory says his decision to wait longer to announce whether he'll seek to cover hundreds of thousands of uninsured North Carolina residents through the federal health care law doesn't mean he's putting the idea on the back burner. The...
  • Lawyers: Governor legally granted reprieve from execution

    Attorneys for a death-row inmate say Gov. Tom Wolf acted within his legal authority when he granted their client a temporary reprieve from execution. Lawyers for Terrance Williams filed documents Friday with the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. They come in...
  • Texas AG: 'Legal chaos' if same-sex marriage not deemed void

    Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said Friday the state's gay marriage ban has been "needlessly cast in doubt" after a judge gave a lesbian Austin couple permission to tie the knot. Paxton asked the Supreme Court of Texas to declare the...
  • NY gets 20 school agreements on access to emigres

    New York's attorney general says 20 school districts statewide have agreed to ensure students can enroll regardless of their immigration status. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says the districts are to remove from enrollment materials inquiries about...
  • Massachusetts AG seeks testimonials from same-sex couples

    The attorney general of Massachusetts is collecting testimonials from same-sex married couples that she may include in a friend of the court brief to be sent to the U.S. Supreme Court as it weighs the constitutionality of same-sex marriage. Maura...
  • 'Fair share' dues to unions are unfair

    Should anyone be compelled to support a political cause they don't believe in? That's the crux of an Illinois legal issue that's almost certain to be decided by the U.S. Supreme Court. In the past, the justices have ruled that workers in states that...