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Clerk Who Refuses To Marry LGBT Couples Performed Trans Man's Marriage

8 hours agoNews : Huffington Post

A county clerk in Kentucky who petitioned the Supreme Court to allow her to refuse to wed LGBT couples unknowingly married a trans man and a pansexual woman, the couple says. Camryn Colen and his wife, Lexie, said they were wed in February by Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis. Show More Summary

Off Their Front Porch: Protesters Have No Free-Speech Rights On Supreme Court Plaza

9 hours agoNews : Huffington Post

The Constitution doesn't apply in the area just outside the main court that interprets the Constitution. A federal appeals court ruled on Friday that the elevated marble plaza surrounding the Supreme Court building is a "nonpublic forum" and thus authorities may prosecute those who protest or pass out leaflets there. Show More Summary

Supreme Court Can Now Ban Protests On Front Plaza

The Supreme Court can now restrict protesters from holding a demonstration on the marble plaza according to a unanimous ruling by the federal appeals court on Friday, the Washington Post reports. The three-judge panel said that the federal prohibition has been approved because protests held right on the doorsteps of the Supreme Court may lead... Show More Summary

Kentucky clerk seeks Supreme Court help to deny gay marriage licenses

A Kentucky county clerk petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday for an emergency order allowing her to continue to deny marriage licenses to same-sex couples, a move coming two days after a federal appeals court rejected her request. Show More Summary

WA State Senators Declare Supreme Court Order “Unconstitutional”

2 days agoNews : Jonathan Turley

By Darren Smith, Weekend Contributor A sign of the current education situation in Washington State took a turn for the obvious when, showing a fundamental lack of knowledge of basic civics, a coalition of Washington State Senators declared an order of the State Supreme Court to be Unconstitutional. That’s right, the several senators seem to […]

‘Sister Wives’ Case Uses The Recent Same-Sex Court Ruling To Defend Polygamy

Family members in the TLC series, Sister Wives, has used the U.S. Supreme court ruling on gay marriage to help support their claim to practice polygamy without the threat of criminal charges. A statement on the current court appeal by Sister Wives’ Kody Brown and his four wives, challenging a Utah judge’s decision to strike... Show More Summary

Kentucky Clerk Who Refuses To Issue Gay Marriage Licenses Begs Supreme Court For Help

2 days agoNews : Huffington Post

After defying multiple orders to issue marriage licenses to gays and lesbians, a Kentucky clerk is taking her case to the Supreme Court. Rowan County clerk Kim Davis on Friday filed an emergency request with the court to put a temporary...Show More Summary

KY Clerk Ordered to Issue Gay Marriage Licenses Now Appealing to SCOTUS

2 days agoNews : Mediaite

Well, who saw this one coming? Rowan County clerk Kim Davis is now appealing to the Supreme Court justices who legalized same-sex marriage to protect her right not to issue same-sex marriage licenses.

Fake Profiles Part of Ashley Madison Scheme, Planned Parenthood Suing Alabama, No Free Speech on Supreme Court Plaza: P.M. Links

2 days agoNews : Reason

The CEO of Ashley Madison resigned today. Only a few thousand female users of Ashley Madison actually messaged with anyone on the site, according to a Gizmodo analysis of account data. While some inactive profiles were created by real...Show More Summary

Supreme Court can keep protestors off its plaza, appeals court rules

The Supreme Court, the setting for landmark rulings in favor of free speech, can keep protesters off its marble plaza without violating their constitutional rights, a federal appeals court ruled Friday. Continue reading ? The post Supreme Court can keep protestors off its plaza, appeals court rules appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

The Supreme Court Has Had Enough Of The Lethal Injection Debate For Now

2 days agoNews : Huffington Post

The Supreme Court won't be reconsidering an explosive ruling it issued in June that upheld the legality of the lethal injection in Oklahoma.  In a one-line order on Friday, the court denied rehearing Glossip v. Gross, a fractious decision...Show More Summary

Female First as Greek Judge Guides Greece Into New Elections

Vassiliki Thanou, head of the Supreme Court in Greece, has been officially sworn-in, as the first ever female prime minister to steer the Greek government towards a new election amid the bailout crisis.

Hawaii Supreme Court Hears Case Against Controversial Telescope

3 days agoNews : Huffington Post

HONOLULU (AP) - Hawaii's Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case involving building one of the world's largest telescopes on Mauna Kea. Opponents, who are against building the Thirty Meter Telescope on land that many Native Hawaiians...Show More Summary

Bob McDonnell Wants The Supreme Court To Do Something It Doesn't Do

3 days agoNews : Huffington Post

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) got a brief reprieve from Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts on Monday. Now, he wants a much longer one. The governor-turned-felon is asking Roberts to let him stay out of prison on bail while he pursues a full appeal of his conviction on corruption charges before the Supreme Court. Show More Summary

A Supreme Court Justice of Few Words, Many of Them Other People’s

3 days agoNews : NYTimes: News

Researchers have found that Justice Clarence Thomas is more likely to adopt the language from legal briefs and other sources than his colleagues are.

Greek President Appoints Caretaker Prime Minister

Vassiliki Thanou, the head of the Supreme Court, was appointed as caretaker prime minister in Greece.

Greek president names Supreme Court judge as caretaker PM

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's top Supreme Court judge Vassiliki Thanou was named the head of a caretaker government to lead the country to elections expected next month, the president's office said on Thursday.

Penn. Supreme Court releases crude emails state attorney general allegedly used against foes

4 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Pennsylvania’s highest court on Wednesday unsealed a trove of pornographic emails exchanged by state officials years ago that Attorney General Kathleen Kane said her political enemies wanted to suppress and her foes said she was using to intimidate them. The emails, consisting of crude jokes...

Kentucky Clerk Must Issue Same-Sex Marriage Licenses, Appeals Court Rules

4 days agoNews : Newsweek: US

A refusal to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples could not be defensibly argued in light of the U.S. Supreme Court's June ruling, the judge said.

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