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Despite Supreme Court order, Florida gay marriage ban back in court

By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Reuters) - A tiny county in the northern Florida Panhandle, facing the prospect of court-ordered gay marriage going into effect next month, filed an emergency motion on Tuesday asking a federal judge to clarify whether it must marry all gay couples. Show More Summary

North Korean Internet Goes Down Again, The Interview Will Be Screened, Supreme Court Considers Gay Marriage Bans: P.M. Links

yesterdayNews : Reason

Somebody keeps accidentally kicking the plug out of the wall that connects North Korea’s computers to the Internet. The Interview is going to be screened on Christmas Day in a handful of independent theaters, which is kind of funny because one...Show More Summary

Supreme Court adds same-sex marriage cases to agenda

The Supreme Court decided on Tuesday to add same-sex marriage cases to the agenda this term. Photo by Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post via Getty Images WASHINGTON — Gay marriage cases are on the Supreme Court’s agenda with enough time for the issue to be argued and decided by late June. The justices could decide as early as Jan. Show More Summary

A.M. Links: Obamacare Returns to SCOTUS, North Korean Internet Restored, Congressman Admits to Tax Fraud

2 days agoNews : Reason

The opening brief has been filed at the U.S. Supreme Court in the Obamacare tax subsidies case King v. Burwell. The Supreme Court has scheduled oral argument in the case for March 4, 2015. North Korea has regained Internet service after...Show More Summary

Confusion over start of same-sex marriages next month in Florida

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Florida court officials, citing confusion after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to extend a stay on the state’s same-sex marriage ban, agreed on Monday to ask a federal judge to clarify where gay couples may begin to tie the knot next month. When the stay expires after Jan. 5, it is unclear...

Confusion over start of gay marriages next month in Florida

2 days agoNews : The Newsroom

By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Reuters) - Florida court officials, citing confusion after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to extend a stay on the state's same-sex marriage ban, agreed on Monday to ask a federal judge to clarify where gay couples may begin to tie the knot next month. Show More Summary

Sotomayor Is Right: SCOTUS Gave Too Much Leeway to the Police in Heien v. North Carolina

2 days agoNews : Reason

Last week the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 8-1 in favor of the police in a Fourth Amendment case in which the arresting officer's "mistake of law" led him to conduct an erroneous traffic stop (and subsequent car search) based on a non-existent legal offense. Show More Summary

The death of the “Rosa Parks of the 4th Amendment”

5 days agoNews : Jonathan Turley

Written by Cara L. Gallagher, Weekend Contributor It is rare we get to hear the backstories of the people behind the big Supreme Court cases that change history. One of those people, Dollree Mapp, died this week. Technically she died a month ago, but minor coverage of the news didn’t catch up to me until this […]

Supreme Court Clears Way For Same-Sex Marriages In Florida

5 days agoNews : The Two-Way

The Supreme Court declined to extend a stay on a ruling by U.S. District Judge Robert L. Hinkle, who said in August that Florida's 2008 ban is unconstitutional. The stay expires in January.

U.S. Supreme Court allows gay marriage to proceed in Florida next month

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

TAMPA, Fla. (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday declined to extend a stay sought by Florida officials defending the state's ban on same-sex marriages, allowing gay marriages to proceed in Florida next month. Weddings would be allowed to start on Jan. Show More Summary

Supreme Court allows marriage equality to proceed in Florida starting in January

5 days agoNews : The Raw Story

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday declined to extend a stay sought by Florida officials defending the state’s ban on same-sex marriages, allowing gay marriages to proceed in Florida next month. Weddings would be allowed to start on Jan. 6 under an order by the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of...

U.S. Supreme Court allows gay marriage to proceed in Florida next month

TAMPA, Fla. (Reuters) - Gay marriages may proceed in Florida next month after the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday declined to extend a stay requested by state officials seeking to defend the state's ban on same-sex marriages. Weddings would be allowed to start on Jan. Show More Summary

Nebraska, Oklahoma sue Colorado over legalized marijuana

18-year-old Cameron Stanley smokes marijuana at the Colorado State Capitol in support of a medical marijuana rally Thursday afternoon. Photo by Andy Cross/The Denver Post Nebraska and Oklahoma filed a lawsuit with the Supreme Court today...Show More Summary

Forget Ginsburg, Liberals Now Want Justice Kennedy to Retire While Obama Is Still in Office

5 days agoNews : Reason

Over he past few years a succession of liberal pundits have urged Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to hurry up and retire already so that President Barack Obama would get the chance to name her successor. Alas for such liberals, Ginsburg has refused to oblige. Show More Summary

GOP attorneys general ask Supreme Court to strike down legal marijuana in Colorado

6 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Nebraska and Oklahoma challenged neighboring Colorado’s recreational marijuana laws in the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday amid complaints its pot was seeping across their borders, and Colorado vowed to defend its laws. Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning said he joined Oklahoma in filing...

Okla., Neb., sue to nullify Colo. marijuana law

6 days agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Two states ask Supreme Court to turn back the clock to before Colorado approved recreational pot

Two Of Colorado's Neighbors Sue State Over Marijuana Law

6 days agoNews : The Two-Way

Nebraska and Oklahoma have filed a lawsuit against Colorado with the U.S. Supreme Court, saying that its law legalizing marijuana isn't constitutional.

2 Sue Their Neighbor Over Pot: All 3 Are US States

Nebraska and Oklahoma have had enough of their punk neighbor Colorado smoking weed. The attorneys general for both states asked the Supreme Court today to declare Colorado's rule legalizing marijuana null and void, reports the Denver Post and the Omaha World-Herald. Both say they've seen a spike in marijuana-related arrests...

Colorado braces for Supreme Court fight over legal marijuana after lawsuit from Nebraska and Oklahoma

6 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Nebraska and Oklahoma challenged neighboring Colorado’s recreational marijuana laws in the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday amid complaints its pot was seeping across their borders, and Colorado vowed to defend its laws. Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning said he joined Oklahoma in filing...

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