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Supreme Court bolsters domestic violence gun ban

Robert Barnes, The Washington Post
Mar 26 2014 - 6:00pm

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court on Wednesday unanimously bolstered the federal law that bars those convicted of domestic violence from possessing a firearm.

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High court seems divided over birth control rule

Mark Sherman, The Associated Press
Mar 25 2014 - 5:20pm

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court seemed divided Tuesday over whether employers' religious beliefs can free them from a part of the new health care law that requires that they provide coverage of birth control for employees at no extra charge.

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Supreme Court orders new look at Utah gun conviction

The Associated Press
Mar 7 2014 - 4:09pm

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court says defendants have to know in advance that their accomplices would use or carry a gun while committing a crime in order to be convicted under federal gun laws.

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Virginia may beat Utah to Supreme Court on same-sex marriage cases

Robert Barnes, The Washington Post
Feb 3 2014 - 2:40pm

WASHINGTON -- The race to get the Supreme Court to decide whether it is unconstitutional for states to withhold marriage from same-sex couples may run through Virginia.Two separate lawsuits filed on opposite sides of the commonwealth are among dozens nationally that challenge state laws and constitutional amendments limiting marriage to between a...

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Utah attorney to argue child porn victims' case before Supreme Court

The Associated Press
Jan 14 2014 - 7:04pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- A Utah attorney will argue before the U.S. Supreme Court next week in a case dealing with child pornography victims recovering money from those who view their abuse.

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Lawyers file response to Utah's attempts to get gay marriage stay

Brady McCombs, The Associated Press
Jan 3 2014 - 12:29pm

SALT LAKE CITY  -- Lawyers for same-sex couples in Utah filed court papers Friday with the U.S. Supreme Court explaining why gay marriage should be allowed to continue in the state.

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High court puts hold on health law’s birth control mandate for some religious groups

The Washington Post
Jan 2 2014 - 8:37am

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration faced a fresh challenge to its health-care law just as many of its key provisions took effect Wednesday, after an eleventh-hour Supreme Court ruling temporarily allowed some Catholic groups not to cover birth control in their employee health plans.

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Number of Utah gay marriages so far could hurt state's stay appeal

Robert Barnes, The Washington Post
Dec 31 2013 - 9:44pm

WASHINGTON -- Utah brought the battle over same-sex marriage back to the Supreme Court on Tuesday, asking it to block a federal judge's ruling that the state's ban of such unions was unconstitutional and which has resulted in a rush to marriage in the conservative state.

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Supreme Court bolsters domestic violence gun ban

Robert Barnes, The Washington Post
Mar 26 2014 - 6:00pm

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court on Wednesday unanimously bolstered the federal law that bars those convicted of domestic violence from possessing a firearm.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 26 2014 - 6:00pm


High court seems divided over birth control rule

Mark Sherman, The Associated Press
Mar 25 2014 - 5:20pm

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court seemed divided Tuesday over whether employers' religious beliefs can free them from a part of the new health care law that requires that they provide coverage of birth control for employees at no extra charge.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 25 2014 - 5:20pm

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