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High Court Places Hold On Texas Law That Would’ve Closed Most Abortion Providers

High Court Places Hold On Texas Law That Would’ve Closed Most Abortion ProvidersThe Supreme Court has placed a hold on a 2013 Texas law that was threatening to close most of the state's clinics that perform abortions.

Trident Seafoods charged for late fish tickets

Seattle-based seafood company Trident Seafoods was in Ketchikan District Court last week to face 20 counts of late fish tickets.

Supreme Court temporarily blocks gay marriage in Idaho, Nevada

Supreme Court temporarily blocks gay marriage in Idaho, NevadaSupreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has temporarily blocked Tuesday's appeals court decision that struck down bans on same-sex marriage in Idaho and Nevada.

Supreme Court won’t hear gay marriage cases

Supreme Court won’t hear gay marriage casesThe Supreme Court's new term will not include any cases that might decide the issue of same-sex marriage in the U.S., a development that comes after many lower and appeals courts have ruled against states' bans on gay marriage.

Ban On Single-Use Plastic Bags Is Enacted In California

Ban On Single-Use Plastic Bags Is Enacted In California"This bill is a step in the right direction — it reduces the torrent of plastic polluting our beaches, parks and even the vast ocean itself," Brown said. "We're the first to ban these bags, and we won't be the last."

BP Lawyers Use Old-School Trick; Judge Not Amused

BP Lawyers Use Old-School Trick; Judge Not AmusedBack in school, did you ever fudge the spacing on a report to meet the teacher's page-length requirement?

Belgium Agrees To Euthanize Man Convicted Of Murder, Rape

Belgium Agrees To Euthanize Man Convicted Of Murder, RapeThe case of a Belgian man who sees himself as a threat to society — and wants to die — is putting new focus on Belgium's health care and justice system, as well as its laws allowing euthanasia.

Driver admits to charge stemming from single vehicle crash

Driver admits to charge stemming from single vehicle crashSilver Maake to be sentenced Nov. 12 for injuring his cousin who was a passenger in the high speed crash.

Bucking Legal Trend, Federal Judge Upholds La.’s Ban On Gay Marriage

Bucking Legal Trend, Federal Judge Upholds La.’s Ban On Gay MarriageBucking a long judicial trend, a federal judge ruled on Wednesday that Louisiana's ban on gay marriage is constitutional.

Judge Blocks Enforcement Of Louisiana’s Abortion Law

Judge Blocks Enforcement Of Louisiana’s Abortion LawLouisiana's new abortion law requires doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges to a nearby hospital.
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