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  • Why cameras and the courts don't always mix

    To the editor: Everyone is into reality TV, but oral arguments at the U.S. Supreme Court will not satisfy the prurient observers. ("End the cameraphobia in the Supreme Court," Editorial, Feb. 4) Arguments are dense, with legal questions and answers that...
  • Gay marriage comes to Alabama, but some judges balk

    Alabama began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples after the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to block gay marriages and some local officials decided not to heed a last-minute order from the state’s chief justice against issuing the...
  • Alabama pastor sees same-sex marriage as part of civil rights struggle

    Alabama pastor sees same-sex marriage as part of civil rights struggle
    The arc of the moral universe is long, and the Rev. Dr. Ellin Jimmerson couldn't be prouder that it's finally bending toward same-sex marriage in Alabama. On Monday morning, unless the U.S. Supreme Court intervenes, Jimmerson will preside over one of...
  • 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...
  • Mississippi appeals blocked abortion law to US Supreme Court

    Mississippi is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to let it enforce an abortion law that had been declared unconstitutional by a lower court. In papers filed Wednesday, state Attorney General Jim Hood asked the nation's highest court to overturn a ruling...
  • McCrory waiting for Supreme Court before NC insurance choice

    Republican Gov. Pat McCrory said Wednesday he won't make a recommendation whether North Carolina should expand insurance to more of the uninsured through the federal health care law until after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling. Speaking to The Associated...
  • Rekha Basu: Who says money in politics doesn't buy influence?

    One recent day, my newspaper had two front-page stories related to money and politics. One was about financial contributions made from the political action committees of prospective presidential candidates to Iowa office-seekers of the same party. Another...
  • Don't limit free speech for those who'd wield the gavel

    Don't limit free speech for those who'd wield the gavel
    The case of Lanell Williams-Yulee v. The Florida Bar was recently heard by the U.S. Supreme Court. I was honored to attend and watch the argument and was surprised that the court appeared to be inexplicitly and almost evenly split. There is no telling...
  • Connecticut panel asks high court to hear synagogue dispute

    A historic district in Connecticut being sued for rejecting plans for a synagogue in 2007 is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to throw out the lawsuit. The Litchfield Historic District Commission and the Borough of Litchfield asked the Supreme Court on...