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  • U.S. Supreme Court will let same-sex marriages commence Jan. 6

    U.S. Supreme Court will let same-sex marriages commence Jan. 6
    The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday night refused to step into Florida's fight over same-sex marriage. Gay and lesbian couples in Florida will be able to marry starting Jan. 6, and the state no longer has any way to prevent it. A federal judge overturned...
  • Gay marriage in Florida may proceed after Supreme Court ruling

    Gay marriage in Florida may proceed after Supreme Court ruling
    The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday declined to extend a stay sought by Florida officials defending the state's ban on same-sex marriages, allowing gay marriages to proceed in Florida next month. Weddings could start on Jan. 6 under an order by a...
  • Equality Florida urges clerks to issue gay-marriage licenses

    Equality Florida urges clerks to issue gay-marriage licenses
    TALLAHASSEE — With the U.S. Supreme Court clearing the way for same-sex marriages to start Jan. 6 in Florida, gay-rights groups Monday vowed continuing legal fights if county clerks do not issue marriage licenses. Equality Florida, a prominent...
  • Leondra Kruger confirmed for seat on California Supreme Court

    A state commission Monday unanimously confirmed Gov. Jerry Brown’s appointment of Leondra R. Kruger, a federal government lawyer, to the California Supreme Court. Kruger, a Department of Justice lawyer who has argued 12 cases before the U.S....
  • Scott, Bondi should end fight for discrimination

    Scott, Bondi  should end fight for discrimination
    When Gov. Rick Scott was asked during the gubernatorial debate at Broward College about his support for Florida's ban on same-sex marriage, he insisted, "I clearly don't believe in any discrimination." It's not critical for Scott to flip his position on...
  • Emailed porn shakes up state courts as marriage equality sweeps Pennsylvania

    Emailed porn shakes up state courts as marriage equality sweeps Pennsylvania
    Racy emails shook up Pennsylvania's highest court in 2014, leaving the state's chief justice and top prosecutor in a stalemate and forcing another justice out of office. The email scandal swept through state government at the same time litigation over...
  • Gay couples will no longer have second-class status

    I've been a bridesmaid more times than I can count. I've designed headpieces, bouquets and boutonnieres and even coordinated a couple of ceremonies. On each of those occasions, there was a bride and a groom. Next week ushers in the year I get to stand...
  • When will Florida obey court decisions?

    When will Florida obey court decisions?
    Why are the clerks of court afraid to start marrying same-sex couples on Jan. 6? The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that preventing same-sex couples from marrying is unconstitutional, but the states can decide whether to recognize this decision in their...
  • Winter Park church ready to host gay weddings

    Winter Park church ready to host gay weddings
    Ever since the U.S. Supreme Court decided not to block a federal court ruling that overturns Florida’s ban on gay marriage, both sides of the debate have been looking ahead to Jan. 6, when the court order goes into effect. One of them is Shawn S....
  • Icahn-backed CVR may pursue Wachtell Lipton malpractice case

    A federal judge has rejected Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz's bid to dismiss CVR Energy Inc's lawsuit accusing the prominent New York law firm of malpractice in advising on a 2012 hostile takeover of the oil refiner by billionaire Carl Icahn. U.S....
  • Uphold the rule barring judges from fundraising: Editorial

    Uphold the rule barring judges from fundraising: Editorial
    Florida entrusts its judges with profound responsibilities. Take it from the judiciary's mission statement: "to protect rights and liberties, uphold and interpret the law, and provide for the peaceful resolution of disputes." The public's faith in...