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Lawsuit challenges Ann Arbor schools' gun ban

A statewide gun-rights group and a father with children in the Ann Arbor schools are suing the school district over its new policies that ban firearms on school grounds. The lawsuit, filed in Washtenaw County Circuit Court, comes just as a crowd of a ...

Arlene's Flowers appeals to state Supreme Court

A Richland flower shop owner sued over her refusal to provide services for a same-sex wedding because of her religious beliefs wants the state Supreme Court to review the case. Attorneys for Barronelle Stutzman filed the notice of appeal Monday. The ...

After historic arguments, court to rule on same-sex marriage

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Pivotal Justice Anthony Kennedy, whose vote could decide the same-sex marriage issue for the nation, did not tip his hand Tuesday in historic arguments at the Supreme Court. But Kennedy's record on the issue could give encouragemen ...

Aurora theater shooting trial to begin after three years

[caption id="attachment_40108" align="alignright" width="300"] James Holmes with attorney[/caption]CENTENNIAL, Colo. (UPI) -- Opening statements are set to begin on Monday for the trial of James Holmes, charged in the 2012 Aurora movie theater shooti ...

David Petraeus sentenced to probation for sharing classified information

David Petraeus, the retired US army general and former CIA director responsible for the development of the hugely influential “counter-insurgency” strategy used in Iraq and Afghanistan, was sentenced on Thursday to two years’ probation and ordered to ...

Michael Brown parents sue city of Ferguson in wrongful death lawsuit

[caption id="attachment_35841" align="alignright" width="300"] Lesley McSpadden (File Photo)[/caption] The parents of Michael Brown on Thursday sued the city of Ferguson, Missouri, and the police officer who killed their son, in a wrongful death laws ...

Chimpanzees granted 'legal persons' status to defend their rights in court

For the first time in US history, a judge has granted two chimpanzees a petition – through human attorneys – to defend their rights against unlawful imprisonment, arguably bestowing the status of “legal persons” on the primates. On Monday, Manhattan  ...

Federal judge rules illegal alien detainees do not have to post bond

In a move that could affect tens of thousands of detainees, a federal judge in Seattle has ordered the Department of Justice to obey a law that allows for the release of some undocumented immigrants without posting a bond. Immigration-rights leaders ...

Climate change plan faces high-profile legal test

WASHINGTON (AP) — The centerpiece of the Obama administration's effort to tackle climate change is facing a high-profile legal test as a federal appeals court considers a plan that has triggered furious opposition from Republicans, industry figures a ...

Alabama transgender wins discrimination case against US army

The US military has long defined Tamara Lusardi’s life. The US air force kid grew up on military bases across the world, worked for the US army for nearly three decades in various capacities, and served a tour of duty during the Gulf war. Lusardi eve ...


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