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Plaintiffs Appeal to U.S. Supreme Court in Redistricting CaseA group of Virginians who unsuccessfully challenged the state's legislative boundaries in federal court is appealing a recent ruling to the U.S. Supreme Court.
US Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor to Visit RichmondU.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor will visit the University of Richmond's law school next month.
Supreme Court Weighs Right Of Convicted Felon To Sell FirearmsThe Supreme Court seems skeptical that the government can prevent a convicted felon who is barred from possessing firearms from trying to sell his gun collection after it was confiscated by authorities.
Ginsburg: There Will Be Enough Women On The Supreme Court 'When There Are Nine'U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg spoke at the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington Wednesday and addressed a series of topics focusing on women in the country’s top legal positions and political positions.
High Court Asked to Rule on Tour-Guide LicensingShould tour guides in Washington have to prove they know James Madison from James Monroe? Should those in New Orleans take tests on the difference between Creole and Cajun?
Supreme Court Inaction Leaves Gay Couples in Limbo Brianna Watts and Rachel Duncan hoped that this time it would be different — this time the clerk behind the counter wouldn't say no.
Supreme Court To Hear Cases Over Employment, Housing BiasThe 11 cases the Justices will hear in the new term will touch on everything from political spending to redistricting to racial and religious discrimination.
Gay Marriages in Va. Could Begin Thursday, Unless U.S. Supreme Court IntervenesThe clock is ticking on whether the U.S. Supreme Court will delay a ruling striking down Virginia's same-sex marriage ban.
Va. Gay Marriage Ban Ruled Unconstitutional By U.S. CourtA federal appeals court has struck down Virginia's same-sex marriage ban.
FBI Questions Disrupt 9/11 Case At Guantanamo Lawyers for Guantanamo prisoners charged in the Sept. 11 attack say the FBI has questioned more people who work as support staff on their legal teams than previously disclosed, a development that may prompt a new detour in an already snarled case as the war crimes tribunal reconvened Monday at this U.S. base.
Reid Backs Changing Constitution Limiting Federal Campaign DonationsRailing against the Koch Brothers, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., declared his support for a constitutional amendment that would reverse a recent Supreme Court ruling and limit campaign contributions.
Supreme Court Tosses $3.4M Award To Child Porn Victimhe Supreme Court on Wednesday said a federal law limits how much money victims of child pornography can recover from people who viewed their images online.
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