Conservative activists file motion in Miami-Dade court to keep same-sex … – MiamiHerald.com

Conservative activists file motion in Miami-Dade court to keep same-sex …[email protected] Fearing same-sex couples may soon be allowed to wed in Florida, conservative activists have filed a motion in Miami-Dade…

Courts Rule In Favor Of Honolulu Rail – Huffington Post

Courts Rule In Favor Of Honolulu RailHuffington PostTwo federal court rulings Tuesday all but assured Honolulu’s $5.2 billion rail project will be built between East Kapolei and Ala Moana Center.…

Court overturns restrictions on concealed guns in much of California – Los Angeles Times

Court overturns restrictions on concealed guns in much of CaliforniaLos Angeles TimesThe 2-1 ruling by a U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals panel would overturn restrictions on carrying concealed handguns,…

Drakes Bay Oyster Company Sues California Coastal Commission

The Drakes Bay Oyster Company, on the heels of winning a 90-day stay of Department Of Interior eviction action by The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in Ohio as it…

Drakes Bay Oyster Company To Remain Open Pending Supreme Court Petition

Drakes Bay Oyster Company in Inverness, California scores a court win, and at a much-needed time after a string of legal losses that seemed to point the way to the…

5th Circuit rejects cop killer’s request for stay of execution – Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleThe 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has denied a stay of execution sought by convicted killer Edgar Tamayo, who is scheduled to be executed just after 6 p.m.…

Six South Florida gay couples sue in Miami-Dade circuit court for right to marry – MiamiHerald.com

MiamiHerald.comSix same-sex couples on Tuesday sued in Miami-Dade Circuit Court for the right to marry in Florida, once again thrusting the Sunshine State into the national gay-rights spotlight. “We are…

Drakes Bay Oyster Company To Seek Day In U.S. Supreme Court

Drakes Bay Oyster Company lost its request for an en banc rehearing on Tuesday. In October, lawyers for Kevin Lunny, the owner of Drakes Bay Oyster Company, filed a petition…

Voting Rights Act Upended By U.S. Supreme Court; GOP In Trouble

On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court, on a 5-4 vote, in deciding the case Shelby County v. Holder, elected to basically kill the Voting Rights Act, and put the whole…

Obama Recess Appointments Wrongly Rejected By Republican Judges

On the surface, the decision of the judges in the case of Noel Canning v. NLRB to declare invalid the January 4, 2012 appointments of Democratic members Richard Griffin and…

Prop 8 Overturned By 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

The best-excuse-to-peep-into-a-bedroom stupid law called Proposition 8, which says marriage is between a man and a woman, was declared unconstitutional Tuesday at the California 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. The…