SANTA FE, New Mexico (Reuters) - The New Mexico Supreme Court ruled on Thursday to allow same-sex marriage across the state, ending legal ambiguity that had produced a patchwork arrangement in which some counties permitted gay nuptials while others pro...
The remaining imprisoned members of Pussy Riot are two of the thousands of Russians released or expected to be released after the passage of an amnesty law in the country. Meanwhile in the land of the free, President Obama commuted the...Show More Summary
New Mexico's highest state court overturned a ban on gay marriage Thursday, making the state the 16th in the union (plus Washington, D.C.) to have legalized same-sex marriage.
The state's Supreme Court unanimously ruled to validate a practice that had started on the county level in the absence of a specific state law.
(Reuters) - The New Mexico Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that same-sex marriage should be allowed statewide, in a case that sets the stage for the state to become the 17th in the nation to legalize gay marriage.
(By Juan Cole) The militarization of American police and humiliating practices of routine strip and cavity searches are the real culprits in the current diplomatic dispute between the United States and India.…
In a shocking decision, the Indian Supreme Court has reversed the July 2009 ruling of the Delhi High Court decriminalizing gay sex between consenting adults. In doing so, the Indian Supreme Court has re-criminalized gay sex in India,...Show More Summary
On December 15, the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) joined thousands of protestors around the world in a Global Day of Rage against the Indian Supreme Court Judgment on 377-- the criminalization of same-sex relations. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday asked President Barack Obama's administration to weigh in on whether victims of the September 11, 2001, attacks on New York could pursue claims against banks they have accused of indirectly helpin...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Interior Department will not be held in contempt over its actions in the aftermath of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill after the Supreme Court declined on Monday to review an appeals court ruling in the government's favor.
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court has turned away an appeal from sisters in western Pennsylvania who sued the local school system for its failure to stop another student from verbally and physically assaulting them in 2008. Sisters Brittany...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Supreme Court on Monday opted not to hear an appeal filed by Lockheed Martin Corp, which was contesting a class action lawsuit brought by employees.
India’s main opposition party, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), has said it is in favor of the Supreme Court’s reinstatement of a ban on homosexuality, in a further setback for LGBT rights in the world’s largest democracy. Many believe...Show More Summary
It's a lot different than the acrimony of the dark days of Crown Heights. Black and Jewish leaders standing together on the steps of Brooklyn Supreme Court to denounce the so-called ''Knockout Game'' attacks by blacks that have victimized Jews. And a possible retaliatory attack on a black man by some Jews. Covering the story for 1010 WINS.
The nation's press has long since stopped paying any attention to what has actually happened in the wake of the outrageous Kelo vs. New London Supreme Court ruling in June 2005. The court's majority wrote that "The city has carefully formulated a development plan that it believes... -
(By Boris Dittrich) The day after International Human Rights Day, India’s Supreme Court published its ruling on whether the country’s sodomy law, which had been overturned by the Delhi High Court and…
When the Supreme Court of India ruled on Wednesday that it would reverse the decision of a lower court and uphold the constitutionality of a law that effectively criminalizes homosexuality, there was widespread shock. Most observersShow More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide what federal prosecutors need to prove in order for someone to be convicted of bank fraud under federal law.