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Huge advances for gay marriage in an eventful year

...other way.A look back at some of the notable developments since June 26, 2013:JULYOn July 1, five days after the high court rulings, two men who had been partners since 1989 tried to obtain a marriage license at a courthouse in Norfolk, Virginia...
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Court hears case over same-sex survivor benefits

...because they are not allowed to marry in the state.The high court heard oral arguments Tuesday, APRN reported.Deborah...unconstitutional," he said.This is the third case before the high court related to benefits for gay couples. In 2005, and again...
Court rules same-sex couples have equal tax rights

...couples who sued the state and municipality of Anchorage 2010 through the Alaska American Civil Liberties Union.The High Court reversed the ruling for one of the couples, saying the senior citizen in the couple had no actual ownership in the property...
Court rules same-sex couples have equal tax rights

...potential implications of this case, it will take time to thoroughly evaluate the decision," the statement said.The high court reversed the earlier court ruling for one of the couples, saying the senior citizen in the couple had no actual ownership...
Playing TAPS

...Supreme Court.In February, the state Supreme Court rendered its first decision on a TAPS tax dispute, for 2006. The high court is still looking at years 2007 through 2009. Subsequent tax years are still in state Superior Court, on their way to...
High court: State has duty to protect inmates

...injury is serious and prison officials would have to know of an "immediate, identifiable, and specific danger."The high court said that bar is too high. Mattox presented enough information to "raise a factual question as to the foreseeability...
Supreme Court rejects Kohring appeal

...The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected the appeal of a former Alaska state representative convicted of corruption.The high court in a one-line statement Monday said it would not review the case of Wasilla Republican Vic Kohring, the Anchorage...
State | AK legislature
Supreme Court declines to review Montana gun law

...second time to review a Montana law that exempts from federal regulation guns that are made and kept in the state.The high court denied a petition from Montana Attorney General Tim Fox to review prior court rulings against the state law.Fox said...
Alaska Supreme Court eyes abortion notification

...minors to get abortions if they go before a judge or get a notarized statement saying they were abused.The state's high court heard oral arguments Wednesday on the issue, the Anchorage Daily News reported.A Superior Court judge ruled in a 2012...
State | AK legislature
Court: Alaska tribe should settle own dispute over leadership

...constitution dictates the establishment of a tribal court that would resolve the dispute. The court agreed with a November high court ruling that it did not have the jurisdiction to determine who should govern. Fifer's group appealed the lower court...


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