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Standoff over social media passwords breaks new legal ground

Standoff over social media passwords breaks new legal ground

HOUSTON  — A Texas man used social media to promote his gun store, posting politically charged messages that criticized the president and promoted Second Amendment rights.

July 05, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…

Idaho's gay marriage ban remains in state constitution

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Same-sex marriage is now legal in all 50 states, but nestled in the Idaho Constitution remains the provision that defines marriage as only between a man and a woman.

July 05, 2015 8:07 amLoading…
Standoff over social media passwords breaks new legal ground

Standoff over social media passwords breaks new legal ground

Jeremy Alcede talks about his legal issues Friday, June 5, 2015, outside the federal courthouse in Houston. Alcede spent nearly seven weeks in jail for refusing a judge’s order to share his social media passwords with the new owner of the business he lost in bankruptcy. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

July 05, 2015 7:34 amLoading…

Some GOP candidates becoming unhinged

Cruz's proposal would diminish Supreme Court's prestige and hence its power.

July 02, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…

US court agrees Apple violated antitrust law in e-book entry

Apple violated antitrust laws by colluding with publishers to raise electronic book prices.

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US court agrees Apple violated antitrust law in e-book entry

Apple violated antitrust laws by colluding with publishers to raise electronic book prices.

June 30, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…
No backlash, Mr. Chief Justice

No backlash, Mr. Chief Justice

Do not bemoan the coming public backlash. That's not going to happen.

June 30, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…
Religious and gay rights must coexist

Religious and gay rights must coexist

Consider principled pluralism with religious institutions still organizing, educating, serving.

June 29, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…

Changes to NC voter ID rankle some, but could preserve law

RALEIGH, N.C. — Federal and state lawsuits filed nearly two years ago challenging what's in North Carolina's election overhaul law are finally heading to trial starting next month.

June 28, 2015 7:31 amLoading…
In praise of Justice Roberts' constitutional consistency

In praise of Justice Roberts' constitutional consistency

Court has responsibility to consider the practical implications of its actions.

June 26, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…

Court rails against judge who didn't show for jury duty

WICHITA, Kan. — A federal judge does not plan to punish Sedgwick County District Judge Michael Hoelscher for not showing up for jury duty in federal court.

June 26, 2015 2:31 pmLoading…

The politics of Obamacare have ended

We now return — finally — to health care as a normal issue.

June 25, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…

The damaging doctrine of John Roberts

High court's decision blurs, to the point of erasure, constitutional boundaries.

June 25, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…

Indiana Supreme Court disbars Kokomo lawyer who moved abroad

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Supreme Court has disbarred a Kokomo attorney who is accused of moving to Australia and leaving dozens of his clients bankrupt and without a lawyer.

June 25, 2015 12:23 pmLoading…
Southern Arizona tribe sues state to be able to open casino

Southern Arizona tribe sues state to be able to open casino

Construction continued Tuesday, June 23, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz., on the most recent casino project in the Phoenix area, as a lawsuit filed by the Tohono O'Odham Nation in federal court Monday asking a judge to order the state to stop trying to block the casino from opening.

June 23, 2015 3:45 pmLoading…

Federal judge: Western Wisconsin town can ban overpass signs

MADISON, Wis. — A western Wisconsin town can ban signs on an interstate overpass, a federal judge ruled in rejecting tea party claims that the prohibition sparked by the group's demonstrations was unconstitutional.

June 23, 2015 2:27 pmLoading…

Ruling prohibits blanket ban on Internet use for parolees

WICHITA, Kan. — A blanket ban on Internet use unlawfully deprives parolees convicted of sex crimes of more liberty than necessary because the Internet has become a necessary part of modern life, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.

June 09, 2015 3:50 pmLoading…

Defense angry over effort to move police supervisors' trial

CLEVELAND — Defense attorneys expressed anger Friday with a prosecution attempt to move the trial of five police supervisors from the court where a white police officer recently was acquitted of voluntary manslaughter in the deaths of two black suspects.

June 05, 2015 2:03 pmLoading…

Request to turn off Iowa speed cameras Interstate 235 denied

DES MOINES, Iowa — A federal judge has denied a request to turn off the speed enforcement cameras on Interstate 235 in Des Moines.

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Judge throws out lawsuit against Ohio school over election

ELYRIA, Ohio — A judge has thrown out a lawsuit against a northeast Ohio high school filed by a father who claims the behavior of school staff led to his daughter losing a school election.

June 03, 2015 11:35 pmLoading…

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