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  • Gay marriage foe's argument seems to leave Supreme Court justices puzzled

    Gay marriage foe's argument seems to leave Supreme Court justices puzzled
    Many people think they know what marriage is about: love, fidelity and the forming of stable families to raise children. But to hear the legal opponents of same-sex marriage, that represents flawed thinking. As the Supreme Court justices listened this...
  • 9th Circuit gives feds time to take Bonds to Supreme Court

    A federal appeals court has granted a motion from prosecutors that gives them until at least July 22 to decide whether to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate Barry Bonds' obstruction of justice conviction. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which...
  • Texas religious objection bill follows Supreme Court hearing

    The national debate over religious objection laws roiled again Thursday in Texas after Republican lawmakers abruptly pushed a new proposal on the heels of the U.S. Supreme Court hearing historic arguments over gay marriage. Even advocates for same-sex...
  • Until the court do us part?

    In 2-1/2 hours of oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday, Justice Anthony Kennedy asked the right question: whether it is appropriate for the Court to discard a definition of marriage that "has been with us for millennia," adding, "it's very...
  • Ted Cruz: Anti gay marriage crusader? Not always

    WASHINGTON Sen. Ted Cruz, who wants to be the Republican Party's lead crusader against gay marriage, ducked the opportunity to play a critical role in turning back the movement in its infancy. In 2003, the year Cruz became Texas's top government lawyer,...
  • High court: Energy companies must face price fixing claims

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that energy companies can be sued under state antitrust laws for illegally manipulating natural gas prices more than a decade ago during California's energy crisis. The justices on Tuesday ruled 7-...
  • Gov. Scott to sue Obama over Medicaid expansion

    Gov. Scott to sue Obama over Medicaid expansion
    TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Rick Scott will sue the federal government for attempting to “coerce” the state into expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act by withdrawing support for a different federal health care program, he announced...
  • Why the execution drug shortage won't go away in Florida or elsewhere

    Why the execution drug shortage won't go away in Florida or elsewhere
    In a few weeks, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear Glossip vs. Gross, which examines the use of the drug midazolam in lethal injection executions. The case comes on the heels of an infamously gruesome 2014, a year that saw botched executions in Ohio,...
  • Conservative justices not swayed by arguments against death penalty drug

    Conservative justices not swayed by arguments against death penalty drug
    One year after Oklahoma prison authorities botched the execution of Clayton Lockett, lawyers for three other Oklahoma murderers urged the U.S. Supreme Court to block any further lethal injections that use a sedative that they suspect will fail to induce...
  • Federal judge who issued Kentucky gay marriage rulings dies

    A federal judge whose ruling striking down Kentucky's ban on gay marriage led to an appeal heard this week in the U.S. Supreme Court died Wednesday. He was 66. U.S. District Judge John G. Heyburn II died at home in Louisville surrounded by family after...
  • States can ban elected judges from asking for campaign money, Supreme Court says

    States can ban elected judges from asking for campaign money, Supreme Court says
    The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld state laws that bar elected judges from asking for money to support their campaigns. In a 5-4 decision, the court rejected a free-speech claim brought by a Florida judge. "Judges are not politicians, even when...