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Judge Denies Paperwork Dismissal Request in Rick Perry Case
Judge Denies Paperwork Dismissal Request in Rick Perry Case
Mississippi May Be Next State to Allow Same-Sex Marriages
Mississippi May Be Next State to Allow Same-Sex Marriages
Oregon and Alaska Voters Legalize Marijuana
Oregon and Alaska Voters Legalize Marijuana
Marijuana Legislation Voted on in Oregon and Alaska Tuesday
Marijuana Legislation Voted on in Oregon and Alaska Tuesday
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Supreme Court Rejects Gay Marriage Appeals

Supreme Court Rejects Gay Marriage Appeals Summary: The Supreme Court declined hearing the appeals from several states on the issue of same-sex marriage, which means that lower court rulings that struck down bans on same-sex marriage will stand. NBC News reports that on Monday, the United…>read more

No Comment October 6, 2014

Obama Administration Will Spend 9 Million on Legal Services for Undocumented Children

Obama Administration Will Spend 9 Million on Legal Services for Undocumented Children Summary: The Obama administration announced that over the next two years, roughly $9 million will be provided to undocumented children of illegal immigrants who have been apprehended at different borders. According to the Washington Post, the Obama administration is planning…>read more

1 Comment October 2, 2014

President Carter Make Powerful Speech on Gay Rights

President Carter Make Powerful Speech on Gay Rights Summary: Former United States President Jimmy Carter made some powerful comments about gay rights and his thoughts as a devout Christian. Former President Jimmy Carter is a devout Christian, but that did not stop him from discussing his views on gay…>read more

No Comment October 1, 2014

Governor Brown Provides $3 Million in Legal Aid for Undocumented Children

Governor Brown Provides $3 Million in Legal Aid for Undocumented Children Summary: The thousands of undocumented children in the state of California will be receiving free legal aid after a $3 million bill was signed by Governor Brown.  A new state law in California will provide children in the state who entered…>read more

No Comment September 29, 2014

Who Will Replace Eric Holder as United States Attorney General

Who Will Replace Eric Holder as United States Attorney General Summary: As President Barack Obama formally announced the resignation of Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday, he declined to name any possible successors.  When President Barack Obama formally announced the resignation of Attorney General Eric Holder, he declined to provide any…>read more

No Comment September 26, 2014

Eric Holder to Resign as U.S. Attorney General

Eric Holder to Resign as U.S. Attorney General   Summary: U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has announced that he will formally resign from the post on Thursday after becoming the first African American to hold it. News broke on Thursday that the United States Attorney General, Eric Holder Jr.,…>read more

No Comment September 25, 2014

Attorney Replaced in Republicans’ Lawsuit against Barack Obama

Attorney Replaced in Republicans’ Lawsuit against Barack Obama Summary: House Republicans have replaced David Rivkin of Baker & Hostetler with William Burck of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart to represent them in their lawsuit against President Obama. According to Politico.com, House Republicans have replaced the firm that was hired to…>read more

1 Comment September 22, 2014

Supreme Court May Hear Appeals of Voting Rights Laws

Supreme Court May Hear Appeals of Voting Rights Laws Summary: Several lawsuits have been filed in federal courts by states as a result of the Supreme Court’s ruling on voter restriction laws last year. USA Today reports that the highest court in the country may be set to hear…>read more

No Comment September 12, 2014

Virginia’s Former Governor and Wife Found Guilty of Corruption

Virginia’s Former Governor and Wife Found Guilty of Corruption Summary: Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen were found guilty on Thursday of numerous corruption charges. They now face up to twenty years in prison. On Thursday, Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, were…>read more

No Comment September 5, 2014

Obamacare May be Squashed by a Strict Reading of the Law

Obamacare May be Squashed by a Strict Reading of the Law   Summary: The legal theory called textualism offers some surprising obstacles for Obamacare that could balk its progress if not squashing it. Will the Affordable Care Act be finally squashed by a textually literalistic reading of the law? Certainly epic…>read more

No Comment September 3, 2014

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