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The State of Kansas ran into an incredulous judge as the Federal Court in Kansas City Kansas began a hearing with regards to the status of gay marriages in Kansas. Doug Bonney, representing the ...
by Chris Reeves
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Oct 31, 2014 at 03:01 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
In an interview (with Jeffrey Toobin) for an article by the New Yorker , President Obama again voiced his support for marriage equality. But, this time he did not speak only in personal terms (his ...
by librarisingnsf
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Oct 20, 2014 at 11:04 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
I've been saying for years, and repeatedly, that the best and simplest reason to allow same-sex couples to be "married," each the other's "spouse," under the law is that there's no good reason not to.
by GrafZeppelin127
Comment Count 27 comments on Wed Oct 08, 2014 at 10:47 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
Mark Fuller is a federal district judge in Montgomery, Alabama, sitting on the bench in the Middle District of Alabama since he was appointed by President Bush back in 2002. He is best known for ...
by quaoar
Comment Count 44 comments on Fri Sep 05, 2014 at 04:13 PM PDT with 91 Recommends
U.S. District Judge Martin Feldman ruled yesterday in the case of Robicheaux v. Caldwell , No. 2:13-cv-05090-MLCF-ALC (E.D. La.) that Louisiana's ban on same-sex marriage and non-recognition of the ...
by GrafZeppelin127
Comment Count 29 comments on Thu Sep 04, 2014 at 11:57 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
Anita's phone call yesterday morning broke my heart. I had helped her and her husband, Tom, get health insurance through the ACA federal marketplace for the first time in their adult lives. And ...
by murphthesurf3
Comment Count 187 comments on Wed Jul 23, 2014 at 05:02 AM PDT with 122 Recommends
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 170 comments on Mon Jul 07, 2014 at 09:46 AM PDT with 248 Recommends
Lambda Legal is applauding and celebrating the historic vote in the Senate yesterday to confirm two openly gay black judges to the federal bench. It's another first. From Lambda Legal : Today, the ...
by librarisingnsf
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Jun 18, 2014 at 10:23 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
As if what's known of Michael Boggs's political views and actions weren't enough to cause problems for his nomination to the federal judiciary, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 76 comments on Fri May 16, 2014 at 11:19 AM PDT with 93 Recommends
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says he opposes appointing Michael Boggs ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 253 comments on Wed May 14, 2014 at 11:37 AM PDT with 156 Recommends
Seven nominees to federal court posts answered questions before the Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday. But most of the attention was focused on Michael Boggs, a conservative Democrat whose views ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 88 comments on Tue May 13, 2014 at 11:25 AM PDT with 68 Recommends
Sri Srinivasan The D.C. Circuit federal appeals court has unusual power, acting as a feeder to the Supreme Court and holding jurisdiction over ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon May 27, 2013 at 08:41 AM PDT with 34 Recommends
By Marcia Greenberger , Co-President, National Women's Law Center Cross-posted from NWLC's blog March is Women's History Month, which affords us the opportunity to reflect on how far we've come in ...
by National Womens Law Center
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Mar 04, 2013 at 08:28 AM PST with 3 Recommends
And in conclusion, derp. The Republican contest to see which one of them can be the most valiantly extremist continues. Here's Virginia attorney general, potential governor and oft-talked-about ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 100 comments on Wed Jan 30, 2013 at 06:30 PM PST with 50 Recommends
It is axiomatic that when the Police see crooks robbing the bank, the bandits are not to be handed the keys to the vault and the manager escorted off the property. Yet that is exactly what is ...
by laserhaas
Comment Count 72 comments on Sun Dec 09, 2012 at 08:28 PM PST with 10 Recommends
With a federal judicary already in crisis, a Mitt Romney presidency could spell the end of the federal judiciary as we know it. Written by Jessica Pieklo for RH Reality Check . This diary is cross-...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon Jun 04, 2012 at 11:17 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
For years now, we have been shouting " Romney's is coming , Romney's is coming". We have personally suffered the ruthlessness of Goldman Sachs & Bain Capital corporate raiding; which ...
by laserhaas
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Jun 05, 2012 at 11:08 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
It's rare that a criminal publicly announces his intent to commit a felony. But when it came to their scorched-earth campaign of obstructionism to destroy the Obama presidency, GOP leaders weren't ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed May 23, 2012 at 12:59 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
Edward C. DuMont, a partner at a prominent Washington law firm, was nominated by President Obama to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the first openly LGBT person to be nominated ...
by craigkg
Comment Count 41 comments on Thu Nov 10, 2011 at 11:02 AM PST with 31 Recommends
By Marcia D. Greenberger , Co-President, National Women's Law Center Cross-posted from NWLC's blog,
by National Womens Law Center
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Oct 04, 2011 at 08:24 AM PDT with 3 Recommends