In a long-awaited ruling, a federal judge on Thursday said BP acted with gross negligence in relation to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion and consequent oil spill.
Bucking a long judicial trend, a federal judge ruled on Wednesday that Louisiana’s ban on gay marriage is constitutional.
Louisiana’s new abortion law requires doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges to a nearby hospital.
A federal judge on Wednesday finalized a ruling that strikes down part of Utah’s ban on polygamy.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry went to a courthouse to be booked after being indicted by an Austin grand jury on Friday for alleged abuse of power.
A 72-hour truce, mediated by Egypt, between Israel and Hamas that began shortly after midnight today appeared to hold but the two sides seemed no closer to a settlement to end the fighting in the Gaza Strip that has left nearly 2,000 Palestinians, mostly civilians, and 67 Israelis, mostly soldiers, dead.
Before the ink dried on a decision in another case, another three-judge panel hearing a similar case issued a decision that was completely opposite.
A federal judge in Oregon says the process surrounding the federal government’s “no-fly list” is unconstitutional.
Texas Rep. Pete Session, who had been see as a possible replacement for outgoing House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, issued a statement late Thursday saying he was pulling his name from consideration.
Federal judges in two states have ruled in favor of same-sex marriage, with a decision in Oregon overturning a ban on the practice and another in Utah ordering officials to recognize more than 1,000 marriages that had been thrown into legal limbo.