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  1. States' rights trump transgender rights, but not on legal potRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | Newsday

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  2. Ruling puts Eureka Springs ordinance in doubtRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | NWAonline

    Eureka Springs can't enforce a citywide anti-discrimination ordinance it has had for two years, said state Rep. Bob Ballinger, a Republican who represents District 97, which includes Eureka Springs. That's because the Arkansas Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a similar ordinance in Fayetteville violated Act 137 of 2015, said Ballinger, who sponsored legislation that became Act 137.


  3. Teen's restroom suit to continueRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | NWAonline

    Attorneys for a transgender teen who sued his school board for barring him from the boys restroom said Thursday that they plan to continue to press his case before the U.S. Supreme Court. The decision comes a day after President Donald Trump's administration withdrew federal guidelines on transgender students that had buoyed the teen's lawsuit.


  4. Bias rule breaks law, justices sayRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | NWAonline

    An ordinance passed by Fayetteville voters protecting people from discrimination based on their sexual orientation and gender identity violates Act 137 of 2015, which prevents cities from enacting such protections, the Arkansas Supreme Court ruled unanimously Thursday. The court declined to rule on whether Act 137 was constitutional.


  5. Montana abortion bill would make doctors try to save fetusRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | Kansas City Nursing News

    Montana lawmakers pushed forward with a measure Thursday that would effectively ban all abortions after 24 weeks of pregnancy, regardless of the medical risks to a woman, by requiring doctors to deliver the fetus and try to save it. Critics of the bill said it could be among the most extreme anti-abortion laws in the nation, even as other states consider their own proposals that would reduce the window for legal abortions.


  6. College institute seeks Scalia nameRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Arkansas Online

    An Arkansas State University at Mountain Home institute wants to bear the name of a deceased U.S. Supreme Court justice.


  7. Senator meets with constituents, but tweets, photos barredRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Journal

    U.S. Sen. Jack Reed met with constituents on Thursday to discuss their concerns in a federal courthouse room where no photos, video recording or tweeting were allowed because of court rules. Reed, a Rhode Island Democrat, met with about 100 people in the jury assembly room at the courthouse in Providence amid days of other congressional members being scolded at town halls in videos posted online.


  8. Trump Reverses Obama-Era Transgender Bathroom GuidanceRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Al+ Armenia

    The U.S. federal government has rescinded guidelines allowing transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identities, rather than the gender listed for them at birth. The Department of Justice and Department of Education issued a joint letter Wednesday to the nation's schools saying a directive issued last year by President Barack Obama's administration has led to "significant litigation" on the issue.


  9. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    4 hrs ago |

    NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- Sen. Ted Cruz told the Conservative Political Action Conference outside D.C. today that "many times" since Jan. 20 he has "raised a glass and toasted Harry Reid."


  10. Deadly U.S. heroin overdoses quadrupled in five years -studyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Reuters

    The number of deadly heroin overdoses in the United States more than quadrupled from 2010 to 2015, a federal agency said on Friday, as the price of the drug dropped and its potency increased. There were 12,989 overdose deaths involving heroin in 2015, according to the National Center for Health Statistics, compared with 3,036 such fatalities five years earlier.


  11. High court ruling limits international reach of patent lawsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Gleaner

    The United States Supreme Court on Wednesday sided with California-based Life Technologies Corp in a patent-infringement case that limits the international reach of US patent laws. The justices ruled unanimously that the company's shipment of a single part of a patented invention for assembly in another country did not violate patent laws.


  12. 53cd398e4e934f55b017d9bf08dd936aRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WRIC-TV Richmond

    A state government building that once served as headquarters of the "Massive Resistance" campaign against racial integration of Virginia's public schools was renamed Thursday in honor of Barbara Johns, a student activist who played an important and often overlooked role in the civil rights movement. Johns was only 16 when she led a student protest that would one day become part of the U.S. Supreme Court's 1954 landmark decision in Brown v.


  13. What's next for transgender rights lawsuits with school guidance rescindedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | District Administration

    Lawyers for a 17-year-old transgender student and the Gloucester, Va., school board that wants to limit which bathroom he can use don't agree on much. But both sides have concluded the Trump administration's decision this week to revoke guidance that protects transgender students' ability to use bathrooms and locker rooms that correspond with their gender identity only heightens the need for a hearing before the nation's highest court.


  14. Ruth Bader Ginsburg feels 'hope' after seeing public uprisingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Raw Story

    A U.S. Supreme Court justice has mounted a defense of the free press and praised women who marched in protest at Donald Trump 's presidency.


  15. Supreme Court weighs widespread impact of SNF arbitration caseRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    The U.S. Supreme Court's decision in a nursing home arbitration agreement case could have a broader effect on lawsuits involving the power of attorney, according to arguments heard Wednesday. Kindred Nursing Ctrs.


  16. Groups sue EPA to protect wild salmon from climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Reuters

    U.S. fishing and conservation groups sued the Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday, seeking to protect wild salmon threatened by rising water temperatures attributed in part to climate change in two major rivers of the Pacific Northwest. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Seattle, is believed to be the first court case brought against the EPA under President Donald Trump's newly confirmed chief of the agency, Scott Pruitt.


  17. In Eastern Virginia, Mixed Feelings on Trump's Trans Restroom GuidanceRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WGBH

    The debate over transgender restrooms is nothing new in Gloucester County, Va. The largely rural county in the eastern part of the state is the home of Gavin Grimm , whose transgender-rights case is pending before the U.S. Supreme Court.


  18. Is There a Statute of Limitations on Disgorgement?Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | JD Supra

    How long does the Securities and Exchange Commission have to bring a lawsuit asking for disgorgement of unlawful gains? The United States Supreme Court will decide that issue this term in Kokesh v. Securities and Exchange Commission .


  19. Morrisey supports Trump administration's reversal of transgender student policyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | West Virginia Metro

    West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is supporting the Trump administration's decision to lift federal guidelines that allowed transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identities. In a statement Thursday, Morrisey said he applauds the move, adding policies on this matter should be left to states.


  20. Why it's important to know how the Supreme Court worksRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | State Press

    The U.S. Supreme Court is a crucial component of our government's checks and balances. Its nine appointed-for-life justices have the ability to implement sweeping changes across the country with their decisions.