On Tuesday, the Appeals Court of Virginia upheld a February 2012 jury verdict that found former UVA lacrosse player George W. Huguely guilty in the murder of his estranged girlfriend, Yeardley Love, also a UVA lacrosse player on the women's team. Show More Summary
We might not have any major marriage equality questions before the U.S. Supreme Court this session, but at least one case could significantly affect life for LGBTs. We’re talking about the Obama administration’s appeal of a ruling that Hobby Lobby, the craft store, cannot be required to provide contraception coverage for employees. The store’s lawyers […]
Last November, Michael Robertson appealed to the Massachusetts Supreme Court that the upskirt photos he took of unsuspecting women on Boston's T line were protected by the First Amendment. According to his lawyer, Michelle Menken, Robertson...Show More Summary
RICHMOND, Virginia (Reuters) - The Virginia Court of Appeals has denied a request for a new trial for a former University of Virginia lacrosse player convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend four years ago in a drunken rage.
The Court of Appeals of Virginia on Tuesday rejected George W. Huguely V's appeal in the May 2010 slaying of Yeardley Love
Via Chris Geidner at Buzzfeed: Several prominent Western-state conservatives and Republicans — led by former Sen. Alan Simpson — urged the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals Tuesday to strike down bans on same-sex couples’ marriages in Utah and Oklahoma. Show More Summary
(Reuters) - Republicans from Western states on Tuesday urged a U.S. appeals court to rule state bans on gay marriage unconstitutional, an aide said, citing shifts in the cultural standpoints of some conservatives in a broad national debate.
Earlier today, Towleroad reported that Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway announced that he won't defend the state's gay marriage ban in an appeal of a federal court ruling handed down late last week. Governor Steve Beshear announced that he would...
With mere weeks until the big guy is back in theaters on May 16, the Godzilla battle between Legendary Pictures and producers Roy Lee, Dan Lin and Doug Davison over the upcoming Warner Bros-released reboot looks more likely than ever be heading to trial. Show More Summary
You can't, absent a handsfree kit, talk on a phone while driving. You can't text or email. But you can do anything and everything else with your smartphone while driving. Kinda. The Fifth District Court of Appeals, late last week, examined California's hands-free statute and held that it only applies......
by Thaddeus Baklinski WASHINGTON DC, March 4, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The United States Supreme Court declined Tuesday to review the case of German homeschoolers Uwe and Hannelore Romeike after the parents have fought in the courts for years to win asylum. After the Romeikes won asylum initially in 2010, the Obama…
A Georgia Court of Appeals judge, facing a lifetime appointment to the federal bench, is trying to move past his one-time claim that banning gay marriage is "common sense." Critics won't let him.
By Jonathan Stempel, Reuters A divided U.S. appeals court has rejected BP Plc's bid to block businesses from recovering money over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill,
(Reuters) - Kentucky will not appeal a U.S. federal court ruling that orders the state to recognize the legal same-sex marriages of residents who wed elsewhere, state Attorney General Jack Conway told reporters on Tuesday.
Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway (pictured) says he won't defend the state's gay marriage ban in an appeal of a federal court ruling ordering the state to recognize gay marriages performed elsewhere, the Courier-Journal reports: “Judge Heyburn got it right,”...
LONDON (Reuters) - British oil firm BP said it was considering its options after a U.S. appeals court rejected its bid to block businesses from recovering money over the Gulf of Mexico spill even if they could not trace their economic losses to the dis...
New Orleans court upholds ruling authorising businesses to seek compensation for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Below is my column today in USA Today on the ruling out of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit over a ban at a California high school of students wearing tee-shirts with American flags during the Mexican heritage celebration Cinco de Mayo. The opinion is Dariano v. Morgan Hill Unified Sch. […]
Two groups dedicated to serving the LGBT men and women in uniform and their families filed an amicus brief at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth District today, arguing that the federal court should declare a fundamental right to marriage in all 50 states. Featured Image: read more
(Reuters) - A divided U.S. appeals court on Monday rejected BP Plc's appeal of a ruling that allowed businesses to recover money over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, even if they could not trace their economic losses to the disas...