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  • James Neisler
    Man sues prison after losing his toes
    A Littleton man is suing Correctional Healthcare Companies after losing five toes due to neglect in prison, The Denver Channel reported yesterday. James Neisler has diabetes and was refused medical care while incarcerated for a DUI. He repeatedly...
  • Gay rights
    Marriage equality in four states on the docket
    The United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments on marriage bans for four states today. The states affected are Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky, and Tennessee. There are a total of five challenges being brought by six couples in...
  • Alan Gura, the victorious challenger in Palmer v DC
    Meet the man who took down D.C.’s handgun ban
    Saturday was a great day for gun rights advocates when a federal judge overturned Washington D.C.'s ban on carrying handguns outside the home. But did you know that the victorious attorney representing the challengers in Palmer v DC also...
  • Mark Maher, after being assaulted
    Attorney easily confused by video of police brutality
    An attorney in Connecticut rejected an application for an arrest warrant because she couldn’t understand the police report, reported Reason Magazine yesterday. It seems a simple chronology of the events that led fellow officers to attempt...
  • Drone ban overturned
    Court rules FAA drone ban unenforceable
    A federal appeals court ruled Thursday that cease-and-desist orders issued by the Federal Aviation Administration to halt commercial drone use are unenforceable. The ruling opens the door for hundreds of businesses that use unmanned aircraft for...
  • Pastor Loren Sandford
    Pastor says stand in love against shifting cultural winds
    In the wake of a July 10 ruling against traditional marriage in Colorado, a pastor from the Mile High City issued an unusual warning for Christians who uphold the Bible's teachings on sex and other moral concerns including abortion.As much as...
  • Gay Marriage equality
    State of Colorado sues Boulder County clerk over gay marriage
    Colorado Attorney General John Suthers filed a lawsuit on Thursday against Boulder County Clerk Hillary Hall in order to stop her from issuing licenses for same sex couples. The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver ruled last week that gay...
  • An overview of the structure of DNA.
    Study reports an increasing use of genetic information in courts
    Criminal and civil courts have begun to add a genetic dimension to the proceedings as new genetic studies offer a high probability that criminal behavior is genetically predisposed. Dr. Paul Appelbaum, who directs Columbia University's Center...
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    Rachel Canning moves home, can 18-year-olds successfully sue parents for support
    Rachel Canning has a name and face many aren’t likely to forget for quite a while. The media has painted her as a spoiled brat who refused to clean her room, dump her boyfriend and moved out before turning 18-years-old, then turned around...
  • Judge Lu Ann Ballew
    Christian judge fired after changing boy’s name from Messiah to Martin
    A Tennessee judge that ordered a boy's name be changed from Messiah to Martin, despite the wishes of the child’s parents, has been removed from the bench. Judge Lu Ann Ballew has been terminated as Child Support Magistrate for Cocke...
  • Same-Sex Marriage Legalization in the United States, December 2013
    Utah ban on same-sex marriage ruled unconstitutional
    A federal judge ruled the Utah ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional on Friday afternoon.In his 53-page ruling, judge Robert J. Shelby of Federal District Court for the District of Utah declared that Utah’s marriage law, which passed...
  • Home, sweet home
    Man invokes obscure law to snatch up other peoples’ homes while they’re away
    Imagine you are out of town for a few days, on a vacation maybe. You return home to find that squatters have moved into your house. They have even changed the locks and posted "no trespassing" signs to make sure that you can’t ...
  • church
    Secular victory: Religious income tax exemption ruled unconstitutional
    In a victory for secular Americans, a federal court has ruled a religious income tax exemption that allows “a minister of the gospel” to not pay income tax on a portion of their compensation to be unconstitutional.On Thursday, U.S....
  • Man's wife to be exhumed from front yard grave in Ala.
    Man's wife to be exhumed from front yard grave in Ala.
    According to ABC News on Friday, the body of an Alabama woman has been removed from a front yard grave after a lengthy court fight, when the woman's husband finally agreed to comply with the judge's court order to move the woman.James...
  • Court halts collection of fake payday loans
    Court halts collection of fake payday loans
    A U.S. district court judge hashalted an operation based in Atlanta and Clevelandthat allegedlyused deceptive and threatening tactics to collect phantom payday loan “debts”that consumers either did not owe, or did not owe to the...