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Prosecutors Will Seek Death Penalty In Colorado Theater Shootings

Prosecutors Will Seek Death Penalty In Colorado Theater ShootingsRejecting James Holmes' offer to plead guilty in exchange for a life sentence, prosecutors in Colorado announced Monday that they will seek the death penalty for the young man accused of killing 12 people and injuring 58 in a mass shooting last July at a movie theater.

Divided Federal Appeals Court Rules In Favor Of Upstart TV Service

Divided Federal Appeals Court Rules In Favor Of Upstart TV ServiceWe told you in February about Aereo, a service that allows its users to watch TV over the Internet. As we said at the time, the service was attracting waves of lawsuits.

Happening Now: Supreme Court Hears First Of Two Gay-Marriage Cases

Happening Now: Supreme Court Hears First Of Two Gay-Marriage CasesThe Supreme Court on Tuesday held the first of two high-profile hearings on laws concerning same-sex marriage (today's focuses on California's Proposition 8 ban on gay marriage; Wednesday's focuses on the Defense of Marriage Act).

Justice Sotomayor Chastises U.S. Attorney For Race Baiting In Drug Case

Justice Sotomayor Chastises U.S. Attorney For Race Baiting In Drug CaseUsually when the United States Supreme Court refuses to hear a case, it does so without a lengthy opinion.

Obama Administration Urges Supreme Court To Rethink DOMA

Obama Administration Urges Supreme Court To Rethink DOMAThe Obama administration is following through on its relatively new-found support of gay marriage. On Friday, the administration filed a legal brief with the Justice Department that urges the Supreme Court to strike down a key part of the Defense of Marriage Act.

State of the Judiciary

State of the Judiciary-  11:00 am  -  Alaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Dana Fabe will address the legislature.  Watch live Gavel Alaska coverage of the State of the Judiciary Address on 360 North.

Juneau defender Meachum dies

A nominee to the Superior Court bench, he was also recognized for his work as a defense attorney.

Mannheimer appointed as chief appeals court judge

Also, Ketchikan Superior Court Judge Trevor Stephens named presiding judge for Southeast.

Some Early Returns From First Post-Citizens United Election

Political observers are still working through the rubble of the unprecedented $6 billion presidential campaign, but we're getting a steady stream of reaction and analysis.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

Why Abortion Has Become Such A Prominent Campaign Issue

Why Abortion Has Become Such A Prominent Campaign IssueGOP challenger Romney has been walking a tightrope – appearing to moderate his position on the one hand, while maintaining a strict anti-abortion stance on the other.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us