Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility


Nov 10, 2011

Senate panel OK’s repeal of DOMA

WASHINGTON — The Senate Judiciary Committee voted Thursday to repeal a federal law defining marriage as a union between a man and a woman, but the legislation lacks votes for passage in the House or Senate. The vote was 10-8, with all committee Democrats favoring appeal and all Republicans opposed. The only immediate effect is […]

Jul 22, 2011

Obama ends gays in military ban

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Friday formally enacted the end to the ban on gays serving openly in the military. The president joined Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Adm. Mike Mullen, the joint chiefs of staff chairman, in signing a notice and sending it to Congress ...

Jul 6, 2011

Court orders immediate halt to gay military ban

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal appeals court ordered the U.S. government on Wednesday to immediately cease enforcing the ban on openly gay members of the military, a move that could speed the repeal of the 17-year-old rule.

Apr 5, 2011

Congress votes to repeal small part of health law

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Senate has voted to send the White House its first rollback of last year’s health care law, a bipartisan repeal of a burdensome tax reporting requirement that’s widely unpopular with businesses.

Mar 18, 2011

Bills to repeal DOMA filed in U.S. House, Senate

In the latest move in the largely partisan battle over the fate of the Defense of Marriage Act, Democratic lawmakers in the House and Senate have filed bills to repeal the measure, which denies federal benefits to same-sex married couples.

Feb 3, 2011

GOP: Repeal defeat is step toward victory in 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. — To hear Senate Republicans tell it, the defeat of their attempt to repeal the Democrats' health care overhaul was really a victory of sorts on the long march to the 2012 congressional and presidential elections.

Jan 18, 2011

AP fact check: Shaky health care job loss estimate

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Republicans pushing to repeal President Barack Obama's health care overhaul warn that 650,000 jobs will be lost if the law is allowed to stand.

Jan 7, 2011

House takes first step toward health care repeal

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Confronting President Barack Obama, the new Republican-led House took a first step Friday toward a symbolic vote to repeal his landmark health care overhaul law, which would provide coverage to more than 30 million now uninsured.

Jan 3, 2011

Senate Dems vow to block health care repeal

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Top Senate Democrats are warning House Speaker-elect John Boehner they’ll block any Republican effort to repeal President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.

Dec 22, 2010

Obama signs ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ repeal

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Declaring that members of the military will no longer be asked to lie, President Barack Obama fulfilled a campaign promise Wednesday and signed a landmark law repealing the ban on gay men and women serving openly in the armed services.

Aug 12, 2010

Estate tax quagmire becomes more complex

It’s an old adage that the wheels of government spin slowly, but few attorneys would have predicted the glacial pace of estate tax reform in Congress, which has led to the repeal of the tax for 2010 and the potential reset of the tax next year ...

Case Digests

See all Case Digests

Law News

See All Law News


How Is My Site?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...