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High court ruling against gay marriage would produce 'chaos'

...which same-sex couples can now marry are 20 in which federal judges invoked the Constitution to strike down marriage bans...marriage laws. That would include Alabama, where a federal judge has struck down the state's constitutional ban on...
Judge hears motion to dismiss suit over proposed Pebble Mine

ANCHORAGE - A federal judge was considering Thursday whether a lawsuit alleging federal regulators were in cahoots with opponents of a proposed Alaska mine...
Judge to hear arguments in Pebble case against EPA

JUNEAU - A federal judge is scheduled to hear arguments Thursday in a case alleging that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency worked with critics...
Judge: Parts of lawsuit vs. EPA over Pebble Mine can proceed

JUNEAU - A federal judge on Thursday decided to allow portions of a lawsuit brought against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency by the group behind...
What others say: Shell, Foss right to stand up to Seattle socialist

...the "Shell no" socialists, Raging Grannies and the lawless bunch at Greenpeace that were recently ordered by a federal judge to stay away from Shell's vessels all know that if they can slow down any part of Shell's plans they can disrupt...
Judge allows for subpoena in Pebble lawsuit

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - A federal judge says the group behind the proposed Pebble Mine can serve a subpoena on an Internet services provider to preserve emails from a...
Bob Franken: Bench players

...judicial world. Sad to say, the higher courts also are stocked with political appointments with lifetime tenures. For federal judges, maybe we should consider term limits. Yes, that would take a constitutional amendment, and it's fraught with...
Bob Franken: Big deal and no big deal

...refused to grant a stay, Moore has been instructing the officials not to do their legal duty. His argument is that the federal judge has violated the state's laws and the Constitution by ordering gay marriages, so they should defy what came from...

WASHINGTON - A federal judge on Wednesday overturned Labor Department regulations requiring overtime and minimum wage protection for 2 million home health care...
Cooper Landing squatter gets a year on firearms violations

...his Kenai Peninsula community will serve a year in a federal prison for being in the illegal possession of firearms.Federal Judge Timothy Burgess on Friday sentenced John J. Soper, 57, of Cooper Landing in U.S. District Court in Anchorage...


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