More Federal Courts Articles

  • Will the Ninth Circuit allow racial discrimination in voting in Guam?

    Should Guam residents who are not, like the majority of people there, of Chamorro descent be allowed to register to vote in a plebiscite on Guam's relationship to the United States?

  • NY foster agencies settle suit by kids for $17.5M

    MIAMI (AP) — Three private New York foster care agencies will pay $17.5 million to settle a lawsuit by eight people who were fraudulently adopted by a woman and claimed they were repeatedly abused, starved and imprisoned in a "house of horrors," attorneys said. The lawsuit was filed in 2009 in...

  • Utah governor distances himself from pro-polygamy court ruling

    Gov. Gary Herbert's comment came in the wake of a ruling by a federal judge in favor of the polygamous family featured on TLC's show "Sister Wives."

  • Northeastern Illinois facing federal gun charges

    CHICAGO (AP) — A 40-year-old northeastern Illinois man faces federal charges of illegally selling guns from his store and residence. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Chicago says a grand jury this week returned a six-count against Patrick Sean Keiran of Elwood. Prosecutors say Keiran has operated...

  • Supreme Court poised to revisit gay marriage issue

    A slew of recent court victories for gay marriage proponents across the country, including two from federal appeals courts, have amped up speculation the Supreme Court soon will revisit the issue.

From the Weekly Standard