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Pastor defrocked over gay wedding is reinstated

...Pennsylvania, for officiating his son's 2007 wedding, then defrocked him when he refused to promise to uphold the Methodist law book "in its entirety," including its ban on clergy performing same-sex marriages.Schaefer appealed, arguing the decision...
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Tribal courts fight to establish authority

...this enforced?" Handler asked. "With domestic violence or child protection, it's not enough to have a case in a law book to say you have authority of it. If you bring this to a trooper, he'll say 'we can't make sense of this.'"She...
Senate Dems slam abortion bill as 'offensive'

...If there's a safety question, that will be no doubt taken into consideration. This is not the only law in the law books on people's protection."Coghill said the language of the bill is "mirroring" the federal Hyde Amendment, which...
Keeping inmates up to date

...than the books that used to line the walls of the law library at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center. "We had every law book," Lemon Creek Superintendent Scott Wellard said in the room, not much bigger than a walk-in closet, next to the...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Native. It is the most ridiculous thing I've ever heard to have a license to go clam digging. Whoever put this on the law books should reexamine this. The fines for the Juneau Four were paid by money from the two local Tlingit clans, the Taku and...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...assault and parliamentary trickery by its congressional opponents. This legislation has earned its place in America's law books. One potential stumbling block remains. There is a proposed "nonseverability" amendment that would invalidate the...
Nation founded by Christians

...empire can rise without his aid?" Also, John Adams, our second president, took for serious that the Bible was the only law book in this country and that every member should regulate his conduct by the sayings of the Bible. By the way, our founding...
A recommendation: Surround yourself with books

...adage which states that work expands to fill the time allotted for its completion? I'd like to propose Barnhill's Law: Books expand when removed from the bookcase.For example, an average bookcase can hold approximately thirty books per shelf...
Kenai subsistence decision hurts Alaska

...What burden are they prepared to impose on others to win their way? It's all very well to jump up and down, wave law books and quote Patrick Henry about your rights, but what about your neighbors who would prefer to make accommodations and...
Plea deal puts Juneau man in prison for 4 months for heroin possession

...drug possession and distribution, and that he thought this sentence was appropriate."There's no question that the law books differently have cases that involve possession use of drugs versus cases that involve the sale and distribution of drugs...


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