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Court Won’t Hear Anti-Gay Marriage Group Appeal
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal from a national anti-gay marriage group that tried to thwart Maine’s campaign disclosure law requiring it to release its donor list. The high court on Monday turned aside an appeal from the National Organization for Mar…
High Court Rejects Challenge To Roadless Rule
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has turned away an appeal challenging a federal rule that bars development on 50 million acres of roadless areas in national forests. The justices said Monday they will leave in place a federal appeals court decision that upheld the so-called roadless rule …
Judge Hears Media Arguments In Glenrock Abduction
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A district judge is considering whether to dismiss a media lawsuit challenging the closure of court proceedings for a man accused of kidnapping and sexually abusing a Glenrock girl. District Judge Keith Kautz of Torrington has set a telephonic hearing on the case for Mon…
Health Care Ruling Looms As High Court Meets
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is meeting Monday to issue opinions in some of the handful of cases that remain unresolved. As the justices enter what is looking like their final week, President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul and Arizona’s immigration law top the list o…
Senators Request Live TV For Health Care Ruling
WASHINGTON (AP) — Leaders of the Senate Judiciary Committee are asking the Supreme Court to allow live television coverage when it delivers its ruling on President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul. Chairman Patrick Leahy and ranking Republican Charles Grassley said the issues in the…
Court Says Farmers Must Pay Bankruptcy Tax
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says a farming family has to pay tax on the bankruptcy sale of their farm. The high court on Monday voted 5-4 for the IRS in its fight with Lynwood and Brenda Hall over their bankruptcy sale of their 320-acre farm in Willcox, Ariz. The Halls were forced to …
Long-Awaited Ruling On CA Gay Marriage Ban Due
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Supporters and opponents of California’s ban on same-sex marriage were anxiously awaiting a federal appeals court decision Tuesday on whether the voter-approved measure violates the civil rights of gay men and lesbians. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit C…