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  • Convicted Missouri killer executed Wednesday; parents got 'justice'

    Convicted Missouri killer executed Wednesday; parents got 'justice'
    A Missouri man convicted in the rape and murder of a 24-year-old woman was executed at 12:01 a.m. Wednedsay after the U.S. Supreme Court denied a stay and Gov. Jay Nixon rejected his plea for clemency, according to statements issued Tuesday. Michael...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • AG Pam Bondi wants to put the brakes on gay marriage appeals

    AG Pam Bondi wants to put the brakes on gay marriage appeals
    Attorney General Pam Bondi is asking an appeals court to put on hold two challenges to Florida's ban on same-sex marriage until the U.S. Supreme Court can rule on similar cases from other states. Bondi's office late Thursday filed motions with the 3rd...
  • Virginia same-sex marriage: Lawyers argue for immediate enforcement

    Virginia same-sex marriage: Lawyers argue for immediate enforcement
    Lawyers for two couples pressing to overturn Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage asked an appeals court on Monday to allow the "immediate enforcement" of a federal judge's ruling that the state cannot prohibit gay and lesbian couples from getting married....
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Federal court takes up gay marriage cases from 4 states

    A federal appeals panel in Cincinnati heard arguments Wednesday from six same-sex marriage cases that have worked their way through the courts in Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee. In all six cases, judges in lower courts have affirmed gay rights...
  • Utah, Virginia want Supreme Court to settle same-sex marriage issue

    Two states, coming from different sides of the gay marriage debate, said Tuesday that they were appealing the issue to the U.S. Supreme Court, seeking a constitutional ruling that will finally settle the question of whether same-sex couples have a right...
  • 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...