The Supreme Court in the summer ruled that no state could keep same-sex couples from marrying - but there are still some places in the United States that can ignore that decision. Thanks to laws protecting their sovereignty, Native American tribes may still define marriage as between a man and...
Naxal threat hampers CBI probe into Dantewada violence As the Centre reaches out to naxals in insurgency-hit Chhattisgarh, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday informed the Supreme Court that a team of its officers walked a thin line between life and death as they investigate a series of alleged naxal attacks [...]
The U.S. Supreme Court has temporarily blocked a historic and controversial election from moving forward in Hawaii. Native Hawaiians are currently nearing the end of a month-long election to select delegates for a constitutional convention,...Show More Summary
Terrorism against abortion clinics, and even Planned Parenthood clinics that do not provide abortions, didn’t start Friday afternoon. Here’s The New York Times today: Since abortion became legal nationally, with the Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. Show More Summary
In a decision issued Friday, Bermuda’s Supreme Court ruled that individuals in same-sex partnerships with Bermudian citizens are guaranteed the same rights to reside and seek employment in Bermuda as their spouses. The Royal Gazette reports: T… Read The post Bermuda’s Supreme Court Expands Rights for Binational Same-Sex Couples appeared first on Towleroad.
Old Times There Are Not Forgotten. Look away, Look Away. Confederate Song, I wish I was in Dixie Roy Moore is back in the news, accompanied by (a) all but one of his colleagues on the Alabama Supreme Court and (b) by Judge Marvin Wiggins, a Circuit Court Judge in rural Alabama. Show More Summary
That was fast! When Howard Bashman (of our sister site How Appealing) talks, the U.S. Supreme Court listens. [How Appealing] She doesn't mention it much on the campaign trail, but Carly Fiorina is the daughter of Article III aristocracy -- the late Judge Joseph T. Show More Summary
Adam Liptak reports for the NYT. My earlier coverage is here. … Continue reading ?
Israeli's Supreme Court has ruled that a transgender woman who committed suicide can be cremated, against the wishes of her ultra-Orthodox family.
Mat Staver of listed hate group Liberty Counsel has said the lighting of the White House in rainbow colors to celebrate the gay marriage victory at the Supreme Court was “the greatest attack in our modern times on the church that weShow More Summary
DOES AMERICA NEED A COUNCIL OF ELDERS? It is an ominous feature of our American times that the three branches of government that operate out of Washington — the Supreme Court, Congress and the presidency — have all three shown critical weakness or incompetence recently and have historically low approval ratings. The aspirants to the […]
GOOD: Breaking: Supreme Court Blocks Racially Discriminatory Hawaii Election.
Israel’s Supreme Court has rejected a suit from the family of late transgender activist May Peleg challenging her instructions that she be cremated. Peleg, who was chair of the Jerusalem-based LGBT activist group Open House, committed...Show More Summary
But only if all other avenues have been explored by the copyright holders first.
USA Today Supreme Court correspondent Richard Wolf reported another one of those sob-story pieces about how women seeking abortions will have to drive more than an hour to have their babies “terminated.” The headline was “In Texas, Going...Show More Summary
On November 13th, the Supreme Court announced that it would weigh the constitutionality of Texas’ HB2 law, which mandates increased safety regulations for abortion clinics, and, according to its challengers, places an “undue burden” on women’s reproductive health. Show More Summary
I think it is changing… and it’s pretty amazing how it’s changing. And one of the things that I’m so proud about [Brokeback Mountain is that], within the past basically 10 years, how much has changed. When the Supreme Court [issued a ruling] just a little while ago, I felt like we had been part, […]
The Supreme Court of Canada issued its long-awaited decision in SODRAC v. CBC today, a case that has major implications for the role of technological neutrality in copyright. As I noted when it was argued before the court, though the...Show More Summary
The German Supreme Court has today opened the door for ISP blockades of copyright infringing sites. In a landmark decision the court ruled that ISPs can be required to block websites if copyright holders fail to identify their operators or hosting providers. Source: TorrentFreak, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and ANONYMOUS VPN services.
Republican presidential wannabe Marco Rubio has said he aims to “fix” the Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage “because we think it’s wrong.” Despite previously announcing the decision to be the law of the land, he is now committed to… Read The post Marco Rubio Will ‘Fix’ SCOTUS Ruling on Gay Marriage Because ‘God Always Wins’ appeared first on Towleroad.