Setting up an appeal to the Supreme Court on the volatile constitutional issue of same-sex marriage, the federal appeals court in San Francisco has refused to reconsider a decision that nullified California’s “Proposition 8.”
The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that 31 homeowners weren’t entitled to $8,000 sewer hookup refunds when their neighbors only paid $1,000 for the same service. The ruling in Armour v. Indianapolis was a little more complicated than that, but the financial imbalance angered Chief Justice John Roberts, who dissented in the 6-3 vote and […]
What does polygamy have to do with Thursday’s circuit court decision on same-sex marriage? One lawyer says there is polygamy connection to DOMA, and a reality TV star wants the multiple-marriage issue before the federal court system.
A federal appeals court overturned part of the Defense of Marriage Act on Thursday, acknowledging that the case will be settled by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Retired Supreme Court justice John Paul Stevens is stirring the pot in the ongoing ideological battle between President Barack Obama and the Supreme Court after remarks he made Wednesday night.