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47 min ago | Towleroad

Andy Warhol, Green Card, Chad Griffin, Jars of Clay

Chad Griffin writes op-ed in response to controversy over marriage equality book : "Simply put, I have nothing in common with the trailblazing courage of Rosa Parks."

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US News, Transgender

Thu Apr 24, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Dallas lawyer, former prosecutor Sidney Powell takes aim at Justice Department in scathing new book

Poke your head into a conversation about Wall Street, banking and the law these days, and it won't be long before someone complains that the Justice Department and the SEC are too quick to settle, and that too few bankers and other money moguls whose conduct played a role in the 2008 financial crisis are sent to prison.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Dallas, TX, US News

Contra Costa Times

Candidate for governor Tim Donnelly wants to overhaul concealed-carry laws

California's system for handing out permits to carry concealed handguns would be overhauled and centralized under a newly amended bill by Assemblyman Tim Donnelly, the leading Republican gubernatorial candidate.

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Related Topix: California, Guns, US News

Daily Kos

9th Circuit May Review SmithKline Ruling - That Gays Warrant Heightened Scrutiny - En Banc

In January, a Ninth Circuit panel ruled in a gay juror discrimination case that laws that single out gays and lesbians warrant heightened scrutiny.

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Related Topix: US News, Gay/Lesbian, US Supreme Court, Abbott Labs, Liberal Political News

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Lawyers Use High Court Petition To Highlight Prosecutorial Misconduct

Lawyers for a computer support technician convicted of possessing ricin to use as a weapon are asking the Supreme Court on Thursday to hear his appeal, as a way to send a message about widespread prosecutorial misconduct.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Ted Stevens, US Senate, Republican

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Courthouse News Service

Exemption Reinstated After Bankruptcy Fraud

Reversed by the Supreme Court, the 9th Circuit admitted Wednesday that a man's bankruptcy fraud did not free his exempt assets to pay attorneys' fees for a trustee.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, US News

OregonLive.com

Hillsboro Airport's proposed third runway faces battle in U.S. Ninth Circuit court

Sean D. Tucket and the Collaborators perform during the Oregon International Air Show at the Hillsboro Airport.

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Related Topix: US News, Oregon, Federal Aviation Administration

ThinkProgress

Mississippi Enacts Blatantly Unconstitutional Abortion Ban

On Wednesday afternoon, Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant signed a measure to criminalize abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy - even though the only abortion clinic in the state doesn't perform the procedure after 16 weeks .

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Related Topix: Abortion, US News, Liberal Political News

Chapel Hill News

a Hold These Truthsa confronts Japanese-American internment

Inspired by a true story, "Hold These Truths" takes place in Seattle during World War II, where University of Washington student Gordon Hirabayashi fights U.S. government orders to forcibly incarcerate people of Japanese ancestry on the West Coast.

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Related Topix: Asian-American, Japanese-American, Prison, University of Washington, US News, US Supreme Court

WBNS

Ex-Ohio cop freed in killing can stay free for now

A former Ohio police captain released after nearly 15 years in prison for his ex-wife's killing can remain free as the state's highest court considers taking his case.

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WKYC-TV Cleveland

Doug Prade remains free as court weighs case

Doug Prade will remain out of prison until the Ohio Supreme Court decides whether or not to hear his case.

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Pacific Daily News

Legislature visits District Court of Guam

The District Court of Guam launched its celebration of Law Week 2014 a bit early by hosting the members of the 32nd Guam Legislature at the U.S. Courthouse on Monday.

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Christian Science Monitor

Why New Jersey atheists don't want Pledge of Allegiance in school

A family is suing a New Jersey school district, contending that the phrase "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance discriminates against atheist children.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Family, Kids, US News

Tue Apr 22, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

PlayMakers Rep Presents the Regional Premiere of Hold These Truths, Now thru 4/27

PlayMakers Repertory Company will present the regional premiere of "Hold These Truths," written by Jeanne Sakata , today, April 23-27.

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Related Topix: Prison, University of Washington, US News, US Supreme Court, New York

LA Daily News

San Fernando Valley-based Iranian brothers turn to international tribunals over U.S. detentions

Four Iranian brothers who live in the San Fernando Valley are asking two international tribunals to rule that they were unlawfully held on alleged immigration violations for more than 40 months shortly after Sept.

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Fox News

Before Bundy: Rancher, ex-chief wages his own range war with feds

In 2002, the federal government seized Raymond Yowell's 132 cattle and later sold them at auction before the U.S. Bureau of Labor Management sent him a bill for $180,000 in back grazing fees and penalties.

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World Magazine

Vital Signs: Fissures in the pro-life front

Disaffiliated. Board members of the National Right to Life Committee voted March 29 to change its Georgia affiliate after the Georgia Right to Life refused to support abortion laws that made exceptions for rape and incest.

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Related Topix: Abortion, US News, Food and Drug Administration, US Politics, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, US House of Representatives

Courthouse News Service

Delusions Tolled Statute of Limitations for Appeal

A mentally ill inmate whose severe delusions led him to believe he was working with the FBI from prison to bust a drug cartel deserves extra time to appeal, the 9th Circuit ruled.

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The Wave

Book closes on sale of landmark school site

In 1946, five Mexican American families sued the Westminster, Garden Grove, Santa Ana and El Modena school districts for the practice of segregating white students and Latino students.

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Related Topix: Santa Ana, CA, Education Etc., US News

Times-Standard

What it takes to be district attorney

In June, Humboldt County voters will make a critically important decision -- who will serve as their district attorney.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Humboldt County, CA, Death Penalty, Prison, US News, Opinion

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