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Hope, fear in gay marriage cases at High Court

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Gay marriage supporters see 41 reasons to fret over the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to take up the case of California’s ban on same-sex unions. While nine states (including New York) allow same-sex partners to marry, or ...

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Justices won’t reinstate award against Hustler

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court won’t reinstate an award against a racy magazine in a dispute over nude pictures of a model published after she was killed by her professional wrestler husband. The court turned away a request by the ...

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District court can hear some fed complaints

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court says some discrimination complaints from federal workers can go to federal district court, instead of being forced into the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. The justices on Monday ruled unanimously that ...

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Court hears international child custody case

U.S. Supreme Court justices appeared divided last week in an international custody dispute that tests whether an American man can appeal a ruling in favor of his foreign-born wife once she and their daughter legally moved to Scotland. Now that ...

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Court mum on same-sex marriage cases

It appears that the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court like keeping everyone in suspense. On Monday morning, many court watchers were on the edges of their seats to learn whether the justices would grant cert on the same-sex marriage ...

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High court rejects appeal over insanity defense

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court is refusing to consider whether a criminal defendant has a constitutional right to plead not guilty by reason of insanity. The justices on Monday rejected an appeal from convicted killer John Joseph Delling of ...

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U.S. Supreme Court: A new look at health care challenge

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court has revived a challenge to President Barack Obama’s healthcare overhaul, with the acquiescence of the Obama administration. The court on Monday ordered the federal appeals court in Richmond, Va., to consider the claim ...

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