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Supreme Court Delays Benefits for Utah Gay Couples

By: Brady McCombs

More than 1,000 same-sex married couples in Utah will have to wait longer for state benefits after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Friday that state officials don’t have to recognize the marriages until their appeal is heard. 610 more words

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Utah: ACLU Disappointed At Stay Pending Appeal Of Equal Marriage Ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court has granted an emergency stay requested by Utah governor, Gary Herbert, in Evans v. Utah.  The district court had issued an injunction requiring Utah to immediately recognize the marriages of same-sex couples who were married between December 23, 2013 and January 6, 2014 when a court struck down Utah’s marriage ban as unconstitutional.

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Jury Duty

Oh no. There it is. The dreaded JURY SUMMONS in the mail. They had to put it in all caps, too. On the flip side, in case you don’t get it, it says “OFFICIAL BUSINESS.” Despite all this, many don’t appear at all. 1,303 more words

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U.S. Attorney Responds to ACLU Suit Over Mueth Documents

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - United States Attorney Richard G. Callahan today announced that the U.S. Attorney’s Office has filed a Motion to Intervene on behalf of the FBI in the ACLU lawsuit seeking the release of FBI reports in possession of St. 265 more words

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ACLU Files Suit For Release of Mueth Embezzlement Documents

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - The American Civil Liberties Union files suit for the release of documents related to the Ed Mueth embezzlement case.

Mueth was the county health department official who committed suicide amid suspicions he stole millions from county taxpayers. 288 more words

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Warden Fired Over Prisoner's 2012 Scalding Death

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/AP) — Prison officials said a warden and two of his assistants were fired because the investigation of an inmate who died in a scalding shower was taking too long. 316 more words

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