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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published a significant proposed rule on December 12. It requires various healthcare providers located in states that do not recognize same-sex ...
by Tailfish
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Dec 24, 2014 at 09:28 PM PST with 18 Recommends
Chief Magistrate Candy Wagahoff Dale doesn’t have a wikipedia page. Judge Orlando Garcia does, but it is less than a dozen lines long. If you google the name “Richard Young” you are likely to ...
by Jacob Geers
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Sep 21, 2014 at 10:27 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
A little over 5 years ago Shenna Bellows wrote a diary on dKos entitled "Marry ME" in which Bellows explained why she was waiting to marry her boyfriend. By Shenna Bellows, Executive Director of ...
by slakn1
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Feb 14, 2014 at 05:28 PM PST with 14 Recommends
This is interesting - in response to a ruling earlier this week in the 9th Circuit which analyzed the Windsor v US ruling and found that it implies heightened scrutiny in regards to sexual ...
by skrekk
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Jan 24, 2014 at 08:38 PM PST with 4 Recommends
This is one of those "diary me" issues that I couldn't just let sit. Because I'm not a lawyer I'm going to have to cover it as best I can and I hope anyone who comments here will do so with that ...
by sfbob
Comment Count 27 comments on Tue Jan 21, 2014 at 11:47 AM PST with 68 Recommends
by Dr Christopher Boerl
Comment Count 25 comments on Tue Dec 24, 2013 at 07:31 AM PST with 12 Recommends
The wave of decisions following the Supreme Court's decision in Windsor has begun. A federal judge in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia) ruled in Cozen O'Connor v. Tobits that ...
by ccyd
Comment Count 23 comments on Mon Jul 29, 2013 at 08:23 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
The opinion begins: This is not a complicated case. The issue is whether the State of Ohio can discriminate against same sex marriages lawfully solemnized out of state, when Ohio law has ...
by young montana voter
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Jul 23, 2013 at 07:39 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
by shortfinals
Comment Count 29 comments on Wed May 15, 2013 at 06:31 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
This will be very quick because it is just now showing up at SCOTUSblog.com (which is liveblogging the day's conference). Certiorari has been granted (meaning the Supreme Court will hear the case) ...
by sfbob
Comment Count 16 comments on Fri Dec 07, 2012 at 12:20 PM PST with 13 Recommends
Via ScotusBlog : The arguments very likely will be March 25-27, and a decision is very likely around June 27. Today the Supreme Court announced that they would resolve the question of whether part ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 201 comments on Fri Dec 07, 2012 at 12:14 PM PST with 144 Recommends
The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, based in New York, has just issued its decision in Windsor v. United States The Court, in a 2 to 1 decision, has ruled the Orwellian-...
Comment Count 112 comments on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 08:58 AM PDT with 308 Recommends
It's raining DOMA decisions. Yet another judge has found DOMA unconstitutional . This in Windsor v United States , a lawsuit being pursued in the jurisdiction of the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals. U.S.
by jpmassar
Comment Count 109 comments on Wed Jun 06, 2012 at 02:56 PM PDT with 115 Recommends
It's like a Hydra. Win one lawsuit and two more pop up. I wasn't even aware of this one, yet it's in Oakland, CA, a flash-bang grenade's throw from where I live. Not to mention that I've kept pretty ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 151 comments on Thu May 24, 2012 at 10:17 PM PDT with 144 Recommends
It's been an exciting couple of weeks. Proposition 8 was held to be unconstitutional by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. The Washington State legislature passed a marriage equality bill, signed ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 27 comments on Mon Feb 20, 2012 at 09:11 AM PST with 43 Recommends
For people outside the area of Windsor, Ontario and Detroit, Michigan, this problem isn't making big headlines. At least not yet. But for those of us who like a mystery, it's a story we've been ...
by MsLibrarian
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon Jan 30, 2012 at 02:52 PM PST with 16 Recommends
Sometimes I look at the television shows geared towards children that are on now and it makes me miss the olden days. I was lucky enough to be born in 1969 in Detroit, so I was exposed to children'...
by BFSkinner
Comment Count 38 comments on Sun Jan 29, 2012 at 06:42 PM PST with 17 Recommends
Senator Patrick Leahy, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, announced Friday that the Judiciary Committee would mark up and ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 34 comments on Mon Oct 17, 2011 at 08:21 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
According to the San ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 39 comments on Tue Oct 04, 2011 at 10:34 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
In less time than it takes to say 'Michele Bachmann' 100 times without puking, the statute known as Don't Ask, Don't Tell will no longer be the law of the United States. The question posed ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 74 comments on Mon Sep 19, 2011 at 08:04 PM PDT with 50 Recommends