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Under the U.S. Supreme Court: Will court change church-state equation? – UPI.com

Under the U.S. Supreme Court: Will court change church-state equation?UPI.comWriting in Slate magazine, Christopher C. Lund, an associate professor of law at Wayne State University Law School, said because the facts "are somewhat murky and the law murkier still, few people initially noticed the case. But last May, the Supreme ... … [Read more...]

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Officiates Same-Sex Marriage – NPR (blog)

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Officiates Same-Sex MarriageNPR (blog)On Saturday evening, Ginsburg was to preside over the Washington, D.C., wedding of longtime friend Michael Kaiser, who runs the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and government economist John Roberts, who works at the Commodity Futures ... … [Read more...]

Ruth Bader Ginsburg to be first Supreme Court judge to officiate at gay … – The Independent

The IndependentRuth Bader Ginsburg to be first Supreme Court judge to officiate at gay ...The IndependentRuth Bader Ginsburg will officiate today at the marriage of Michael Kaiser, Kennedy Center President and John Roberts, a government economist. The private ceremony will take place at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, a national memorial to … [Read more...]

Amazon and Overstock take tax fight to the US Supreme Court – InternetRetailer.com

Amazon and Overstock take tax fight to the US Supreme CourtInternetRetailer.comAfter failing in March to persuade New York State's top court to overturn a state law that ties sales tax collection to in-state affiliate sites, online retailers Amazon.com Inc. and Overstock.com Inc. are seeking a better deal from the U.S. Supreme Court. … [Read more...]

US Supreme Court Orders Oklahoma Supreme Court to Answer Two Certified … – Crossmap

US Supreme Court Orders Oklahoma Supreme Court to Answer Two Certified ...CrossmapIn 2011, Oklahoma passed a law banning "off-label" use of the abortion-causing drug regimen known as RU-486. The law was challenged by the abortion industry and made its way up to theUnited States Supreme Court, who granted certiorari to review the … [Read more...]

US Supreme Court Orders Oklahoma Supreme Court to Answer Two Certified … – Christian News Wire (press release)

US Supreme Court Orders Oklahoma Supreme Court to Answer Two Certified ...Christian News Wire (press release)The law was challenged by the abortion industry and made its way up to the United States Supreme Court, who granted certiorari to review the case this past June. This past April, representing thousands of medical doctors from around the country, JC ...Oklahoma lawmakers say 2011 law does … [Read more...]

US Supreme Court decision opens opportunities for Wyoming juvenile murder … – Casper Star-Tribune Online

US Supreme Court decision opens opportunities for Wyoming juvenile murder ...Casper Star-Tribune OnlineThe U.S. Supreme Court last year abolished mandatory life sentences for juveniles in a case called Miller v. Alabama. Local attorneys are asking the Wyoming Supreme Court whether this ruling would apply to in-state cases retroactively, after a ... … [Read more...]

Long battle likely if Florida takes water fight to US Supreme Court, experts say – The Florida Current

Long battle likely if Florida takes water fight to US Supreme Court, experts sayThe Florida CurrentFlorida may be pursuing its only legal course by asking the U.S. Supreme Court to decide its water dispute with Georgia, but that route still could be slow and costly, legal experts say. Gov. Rick Scott announced in Apalachicola last week that the ...and more … [Read more...]

US Supreme Court May Hear Appeal on Hawaii Reapportionment – Honolulu Civil Beat

US Supreme Court May Hear Appeal on Hawaii ReapportionmentHonolulu Civil BeatOn Friday, the plaintiffs who are suing the state Office of Elections over its 2011 reapportionment plan appealed their case to the U.S. Supreme Court. The appeal was filed just one month after the U.S. District Court in Honolulu rejected the plaintiff ... … [Read more...]

Florida to Sue Georgia in US Supreme Court Over Water – Bloomberg

WJXT JacksonvilleFlorida to Sue Georgia in US Supreme Court Over WaterBloombergFlorida plans to file a U.S. Supreme Court lawsuit against Georgia, saying the state is consuming too much water that would otherwise flow to Florida, the latest battle nationally over an increasingly scarce resource. The dispute is fueled by the rapid ...Florida Asks US Supreme Court to Review Georgia's … [Read more...]

US Supreme Court ruling on attorneys could cost Delaware millions – The News Journal

US Supreme Court ruling on attorneys could cost Delaware millionsThe News JournalBut the state's courts adopted a new rule in May, following the 2012 U.S. Supreme Court decision in Martinez v. Ryan, requiring that nearly all indigent inmates in Delaware get a taxpayer-funded attorney for at least one round of post-conviction ...and more … [Read more...]

Search local inventory, coupons and more – The State

Search local inventory, coupons and moreThe StatePROVIDENCE, R.I. — Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee says U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan will participate in a forum on the role of the state's 1663 colonial chapter in shaping the nation's justice system. The "Charter Forum" sponsored by Roger … [Read more...]