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  • 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...
  • US Supreme Court clears same-sex marriage in Kansas

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. The U.S. Supreme Court late Wednesday afternoon cleared the way for same-sex marriage in Kansas. The high court issued a two-paragraph order refusing to further halt a lower-court ruling allowing same-sex couples to wed as the state...
  • Kansas can issue gay marriage licenses; South Carolina ban struck down

    Kansas can now issue same-sex marriage licenses after the Supreme Court on Wednesday afternoon ended a stay that temporarily prevented the state from doing so. Earlier Wednesday, a federal judge in South Carolina struck down that state's ban on same-sex...
  • History gives clues to Chief Justice Roberts' thinking on new Obamacare case

    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...
  • The Supreme Court takes up Obamacare, again

    The following editorial appeared in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Tuesday, Nov. 11: The first week of November 2014 saw two court decisions that eight months hence, could well bring answers to two important questions: Do people have the right to...
  • Supreme Court skeptical over racial gerrymandering claim from Alabama

    Supreme Court skeptical over racial gerrymandering claim from Alabama
    The Supreme Court gave a mostly skeptical hearing Wednesday to black Democrats from Alabama who complained of racial gerrymandering by white Republicans who moved more blacks into districts which already had black majorities. They used "rigid racial...
  • The congressional deal that could save Obamacare

    The congressional deal that could save Obamacare
    The received wisdom about the fate of the Affordable Care Act is that it's in the Supreme Court's hands -- more specifically, in Chief Justice John Roberts' hands, since he's thought to be the swing vote in a 5-4 split on the law. This is key because of...
  • Supreme Court should ban marriage bans

    The following editorial appeared in the Raleigh News & Observer on Monday, Nov. 10: Recent federal court rulings upholding the constitutionality of gay marriage have brought much relief and joy to gay couples around the country who have applied for...
  • Setback for same-sex marriage in Kansas: Justice Sotomayor stays order

    The day before Kansas was to begin issuing same-sex marriage licenses, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor issued a stay that temporarily prevents the state from doing so. Last Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Daniel Crabtree issued an injunction...
  • Supreme Court to decide L.A. hotel-motel privacy case

    The Supreme Court said Monday it will hear a potentially far-reaching privacy dispute involving a Los Angeles city ordinance that allows police to enter a hotel and demand to see the guest registry without a court order. The Los Angeles Police...
  • Divided Pa. Supreme Court mulls action in porn scandal

    Divided Pa. Supreme Court mulls action in porn scandal
    A divided Pennsylvania Supreme Court is expected early this week to decide what to do about one of its justices caught up in the scandal over pornographic e-mails sent among state employees. But what action the court may take against Justice Seamus P....