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U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, with Justices, Anthony Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan listen as U.S. President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union speech before members of Congress in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2015 in Washington, DC. Obama presented a broad agenda including attempts to address income inequality and making it easier for Americans to afford college education and child care. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Justice Ginsburg Tipsy On Napa Wine During State Of The Union Nap

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is blaming the irresistible draw of California wine for her apparent nap during President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address last month.

02/13/2015

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Justice Thomas Claims Alabama Ruling Signals U.S. Supreme Court Support For Same-Sex Marriage

Justice Clarence Thomas is criticizing his Supreme Court colleagues for refusing to block same-sex marriage in Alabama until the court resolves the issue nationwide in a few months.

02/09/2015

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US Supreme Court To Decide Same-Sex Marriage Issue This Term

Setting the stage for a potentially historic ruling, the Supreme Court says it will decide whether same-sex couples nationwide have a right to marry under the Constitution.

01/16/2015

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NRA, 26 Conservative States Sue To Overturn San Francisco Gun Security Rules

The National Rifle Association and 26 conservative states are suing the city and Count of San Francisco over laws requiring handguns be locked up when not being handled.

01/09/2015

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Supreme Court Justices Hear Pregnancy Discrimination Case

A pregnancy discrimination case is in front of the Supreme Court and its outcome could affect women across the country. A former UPS worker says she was forced into taking unpaid leave when she became pregnant.

12/04/2014

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Free Speech Or Violent Act? Supreme Court To Consider Facebook, Social Media Threats

The Supreme Court is weighing the free-speech rights of people who use violent or threatening language on Facebook and other social media.

12/01/2014

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Weekend Magazine With Liz Saint John November 23, 2014

Liz Saint John interviews three guests every Sunday morning covering a variety of issues and topics. She talks with representatives from Bay Area non-profit organizations, documentary filmmakers, authors, and professors. 1. Bryan Stevenson, Founder and […]

11/21/2014

A same-sex marriage supporter stands on a friend's shoulders and waves a pride flag as she celebrates during a block party on Castro Street on June 26, 2013 in San Francisco. The Supreme Court of the United States struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and ruled that supporters of California's ban on gay marriage, Proposition 8, could not defend it before the Supreme Court. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Obstacles To Gay Marriage Fall Fast In Conservative States

Weddings, court rulings and confusion are defining a week that started with the U.S. Supreme Court denying appeals from five states seeking to retain their bans on same-sex marriage. Here’s a rundown of the most recent developments

10/11/2014

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Legal Wrangling Ends, Same-Sex Weddings Begin In Las Vegas

A dizzying legal wrangle is over in the wedding capital of the world. Same-sex couples have begun getting marriage licenses in Las Vegas.

10/09/2014

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Supreme Court Strikes Down Appeals Banning Same-Sex Marriage In 5 States

The Supreme Court has turned away appeals from five states seeking to prohibit same-sex marriages, paving the way for an immediate expansion of gay and lesbian unions.

10/06/2014

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