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Same-Sex Marriage Heading For Supreme Court Vote?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Both sides in the gay marriage debate agree on one thing: It’s time for the Supreme Court to settle the matter.

Even a justice recently said she thinks so, too. 1,011 more words


More Than 30 States File Briefs Asking US Supreme Court To Rule On Same Sex Marriage

By Cherri Gregg

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A federal court bucked a trend set by 20 other courts this week when it upheld Louisiana’s ban on same sex marriage. 277 more words


Is there any rational case for banning gay marriage?

Competing with William Faulkner, Flannery O’Connor once wrote, is an inevitably losing proposition: “Nobody wants his mule and wagon stalled on the same track the Dixie Limited is roaring down.” 1,088 more words

The most interesting Supreme Court case coming up is about beards

Early next month, the Supreme Court will hear the case of a Muslim inmate in Arkansas who is fighting prison officials to keep his beard, which he considers a religious requirement. 706 more words

Does a Supreme Court Justice just say, "oops"?

via Does a Supreme Court Justice just say, “oops”?.

TUE SEP 02, 2014

by stellaluna

Today in NC two innocent men were freed 30 years after being wrongfully convicted of murder.  

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Justice & Law

Second Quote of the Day 8/29/14

“This is a court of law … not a court of justice.”

–U.S. Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

quoted in Devil’s Advocates: The Unnatural History of Lawyers

by Andrew and Jonathan Roth


Justice Joseph Story—On the Separation of Church and State

Foundations of the United States Constitution

In 1833, Joseph Story—selected for the Supreme Court by James Madison in 1811—publishes a three volume commentary on the United States Constitution. 2,872 more words

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