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High court ruling against gay marriage would produce 'chaos'

...comment on how they would respond, citing the ongoing Supreme Court case. "I'm just not going to speculate on what the court may or may not do," said Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback.Things might be different in California, Colorado, Oregon, Pennsylvania...
Drunken driver gets 32 years for deaths of 15-year-olds scare people from driving while drunk.Saxby called his sentence the harshest of its kind. He noted Graham would be eligible for discretionary parole after 20 years.Graham is scheduled to appear in court May 8 for a restitution hearing.
Gun shop owner accused of hiding evidence

...accepted as the record before this court and the Supreme Court," Choate wrote in the motion. "This court and the Supreme Court may well have ruled that the Protection of the Lawful Commerce in Arms Act cannot give special protection for gun dealers...
Column: The 'rest of the story' on federal subsidies

...just like the way Medicaid was supposed to be available for more people, what Obamacare giveth, the U.S. Supreme Court may soon take away. And if they do, most Republicans will celebrate because in their view the only good government subsidy...
Alaska Editorial: Supreme Court decision expands tribal jurisdiction

...non-Native alike. According to the state Attorney General's office, their interpretation of the decision is that state courts may yet have authority to intervene in child custody cases - but not until the families have exhausted the remedies of the...
Who's a seaman? Supreme Court may chart the waters

EWELL, Md. - William Smith Dize's life revolved around water. The boat captain worked the waters of the Chesapeake Bay, and when he wasn't operating a boat, he was working on them and around the dock.
High court orders redistricting plan be redrawn

...Michael White, an attorney for the redistricting board, said Friday that he was still analyzing the decision and that the court may have misconstrued or overlooked some key facts.He said the board will have to decide whether it wants to ask the court...
Bill nails fraudulent PFD filers

...submitted fraudulent applications. Under current law, if the state takes a person to court for permanent-fund fraud, the court may assess a fine of up to $5,000, but the department itself cannot impose a fine. "Unless it has been really egregious...
Legal opinions vary on state oil tax freeze

...have granted fiscal certainty without having a clause like this before," he said. This is a matter the Alaska Supreme Court may have to sort out, said Sen. Hollis French, D-Anchorage. He and the attorney general said they expect the contract...
Court ruling makes forced medication harder to enact

...require an independent judicial determination of an incompetent mental patient's best interests before the superior court may authorize a facility like API to treat the patient with psychotropic drugs," the ruling states. Myers sued to prevent...


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