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Defense provides evidence of 'judge-shopping' in Freddie Gray case

Attorneys for the six Baltimore police officers charged in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray presented new evidence Wednesday to support their claims that a prosecutor went "shopping" for a judge to sign warrants for the officers' department-issue ...

Another Lawsuit Filed Against Boy Scouts for Abuse by Adult Male

Yet another man is charging the Boy Scouts with failing to protect him decades ago against a former St. Paul adult scout leader who allegedly abused him dozens of times when he was an adolescent and took naked photographs of him. The scout leader, Le ...

Planned Parenthood finds judge to block release of more videos

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A temporary restraining order has been issued preventing an anti-abortion group from releasing any video of leaders of a California company that provides fetal tissue to researchers. The group is the same one that previously relea ...

Oklahoma SC denies rehearing, again orders removal of Ten Commandments statue

[caption id="attachment_30321" align="alignright" width="300"] ©jorndorf/roughshelter.com[/caption]OKLAHOMA CITY (UPI) -- The Oklahoma Supreme Court again ordered the removal of a statue of the Ten Commandments from the state capitol grounds after de ...

San Francisco Sheriff's Deputies Union Sues PD over Sanctuary Policy

The San Francisco sheriff’s deputies union this week filed a complaint against its own department, over a March memo that emphasised a “sanctuary policy” prohibiting deputies from passing information on arrested individuals to immigration agencies. R ...

Sharp Divisions After SC Forces Gay 'Marriage'

NEW YORK (AP) -- The Supreme Court's recent ruling legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide has left Americans sharply divided. That's according to an Associated Press-GfK poll that suggests support for gay unions may be down slightly from earlier thi ...

Jury Takes 12 Hours to Convict Theater Shooter of Murder

[caption id="attachment_40108" align="alignright" width="300"] James Holmes with attorney[/caption]CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- Colorado theater shooter James Holmes was convicted Thursday in the chilling 2012 attack on defenseless moviegoers at a midni ...

Judge: CA Univ. Failed to Protect Rights of Accused in Rape Case

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A ruling by a judge that a California university unfairly punished a student for sexual misconduct sends a strong warning that schools under federal pressure to better address rape should not forget to respect the rights of the accus ...

Judge: Utah Must Recognize 'Married' Lesbians as Legal Parents

SALT LAKE CITY - Utah must now recognize a married lesbian couple as the legal parents of their daughter on a state-issued birth certificate. A federal judge Wednesday barred the state from enforcing its assisted reproduction law, saying there's no l ...

10th Circuit Rules for Obamacare, Against Little Sisters of the Poor

A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that the Little Sisters of the Poor must comply with the Obamacare mandate that requires their health insurance carriers to subsidize contraceptive and some abortion services for employees or face fines from the ...


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