By Betsy Woodruff | 08/28/14 11:31 PM
A year after the nation's highest court struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act, three couples are pushing for a similar review of same-sex marriage bans on the books in Utah and other states.Â
By Sean Higgins | 08/26/14 05:30 PM
After winning only 13 percent of the vote, Minnesota granted exclusive bargaining rights for nearly 27,000 workers.
By Brian Hughes | 08/22/14 03:50 PM
The Obama administration said for-profit companies like Hobby Lobby can avoid paying for their employees' birth control costs through the same Obamacare exemption given to religious groups.
08/22/14 05:02 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The moment Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson shot an unarmed teenager, a 25-year-old Supreme Court case became the prism through which his actions will be legally judged. To most people, an 18-year-old unarmed man may not appear to pose a deadly threat. But a...
08/21/14 03:30 PM
CHICAGO (AP) — Republican Bruce Rauner and other supporters of political term limits asked the Illinois Supreme Court Thursday to jump into the debate about whether the question can go to voters this fall, just a day before the deadline for approving the November ballot. The Committee for...
By Ryan Bradel | 08/20/14 06:19 PM
The Supreme Court rightly put a temporary hold on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit's 2-1 decision to reject the freedom of Virginians to affirm the uniqueness of the marital relationship in their laws. But the untold story from the Appeals Court ruling is its linguistic gymnastics --...
By Ed Sykes | 08/20/14 05:17 PM
The United States Supreme Court says same sex couples in the state of Virginia will not be able to marry until the high court has a chance to rule on the case.
08/20/14 03:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is delaying the start of same-sex marriage in Virginia. The court on Wednesday granted a request from a county clerk in northern Virginia to block same-sex marriages across the state while the issue is being appealed to the Supreme Court. The court provided...
By Hugh Hewitt | 08/17/14 05:16 PM
Conservatives who worry about the U.S. Supreme Court shouldn't worry about if and when Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg steps down and how the GOP will respond to that vacancy, but rather when Justices Antonin Scalia or Anthony Kennedy hang up their robes and call it quits. Scalia and Kennedy are...
By Sean Higgins | 08/15/14 08:21 PM
A PowerPoint presentation created by the California Teachers' Union suggests that a right-to-work statute might be inevitable.
By Philip Klein | 08/14/14 08:46 AM
With a victory before a federal appeals court in the case Halbig v. Burwell, based on the intellectual architecture developed by Jonathan Adler and Michael Cannon, Obamacare finds itself on the cusp of another major Supreme Court case.
By Steve Chapman | 08/11/14 10:36 AM
Both sides find some types of political communication offensive to them and therefore undeserving of protection.
08/08/14 05:15 PM
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida judges should stop ruling on same-sex marriage cases until the U.S. Supreme Court decides whether states can ban gay marriage, the state's attorney general said Friday. Attorney General Pam Bondi filed motions in the Miami-based 3rd District Court of Appeal,...
By Sean Lengell | 08/06/14 12:24 PM
Gay marriage bans in four states will be significantly tested Wednesday when a three-judge panel will hear arguments on challenges to the laws -- the latest in a slew of lawsuits against similar laws nationwide since last summer.
08/06/14 09:30 AM
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Two recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions that overhaul the rules governing court-awarded attorneys’ fees in patent cases will have “significant” implications for so-called patent trolls, one law professor says. In April, the nation’s high court released...
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