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Gov. Steve Beshear on Thursday signed a $100,000 contract with a private law firm to represent him in appealing a judge's order for Kentucky to recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states or countries.
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The Montana Supreme Court has ruled the property of a Lutheran church in Great Falls belongs to a few dozen members of the congregation who opposed the church's 2010 split with its national denomination over the ordination of gay ministers.
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On July 2, 1976, in the case Gregg v. Georgia, the U.S. Supreme Court reaffirmed the constitutionality of the death penalty.
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Former Florida governor Reubin Askew, a champion of racial equality who guided the state through school busing in the 1970s, died early Thursday in Tallahassee.
For 35 years, Florida has been trying to execute Freddie Lee Hall, who is mentally disabled and has been his whole life.
Four same-sex couples who married in Utah during the brief time it was legal argued in federal court Wednesday that the state is disrupting their lives because it doesn't recognize their unions.
The National Retail Federation is urging Congress to pass legislation that would require online and remote sellers to collect state and local sales taxes, telling a House committee that lawmakers should level the playing field between local retailers and out-of-state competitors.
Former Kansas Attorney General Phill Kline has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the suspension of his Kansas law license.
I've watched with dismay the controversy surrounding Amarillo Town Club's family membership policy, which was placed prominently before our community by the Amarillo Globe-News on March 2 with its front-page article showing a picture of two angry-looking homosexual women.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a challenge to the Third Circuit's ruling that a Pennsylvania school district could not prevent students from wearing breast cancer awareness bracelets.
New Mexico Attorney General Gary King says the federal government has sided with Texas in an effort to take the state's groundwater.
A caravan of people urging the restoration of the Voting Rights Act will join North Carolina activists in Raleigh in a protest.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor will be joined in her March 24 presentation at The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey by Thomas Wilner, an international attorney who successfully represented Guantanamo detainees before the Supreme Court in 2004 and 2008.
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As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to hear a religious dispute over the Obamacare contraception mandate, advocates on both sides are trying to set the court straight on the science.
TRENTON - The investigation into the George Washington Bridge lane closings hits a critical point today with a court showdown over whether the legislative panel looking into the scandal can get a judge's order forcing two former advisers to Gov. Chris Christie to turn over records sought under subpoena.