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Lawyer Who Argued To Ban CA Same-Sex Marriage Shifts View After Learning Stepdaughter Is Gay

The lawyer who argued before the Supreme Court in favor of upholding California’s ban on gay marriage learned during his handling of the case that one of his children is gay. Now Charles Cooper says his own view of same-sex marriage is evolving.

04/17/2014

Ammunition magazines.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Justice Denies NRA Request To Block Sunnyvale Gun Magazine Ban

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has denied an emergency request by the National Rifle Association to block enforcement of a California city ordinance that bans gun magazines capable of holding more than 10 bullets.

03/12/2014

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NRA Seeks To Block Sunnyvale Gun Magazine Ban

The National Rifle Association is asking Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy to block enforcement of a California city ordinance that bans gun magazines capable of holding more than 10 bullets.

03/10/2014

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Larry Magid: Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down FCC’s Net Neutrality Rules

A federal appeals court in Washington has struck down the FCC’s net neutrality rules, but what does it mean for the consumer?

01/15/2014

The U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Tech Commentary: Battle Between Aero And Broadcast TV Goes To Supreme Court

Larry Magid’s discusses the Supreme Court’s decision Friday to hear a lawsuit against Aero, a company that uses antennas to make broadcast television available over the Internet in several U.S. cities.

01/11/2014

AR-15 rifle with a "bullet button." (CBS)

NRA, SFPD Officers’ Group Sue City Over New Gun Control Measures

The National Rifle Association is suing on behalf of the San Francisco Veteran Police Officers Association over the city’s upcoming ban on the possession of gun magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds.

11/19/2013

A guard tower is seen on the grounds of the California State Prison at San Quentin. ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Judge Extends California Prison Crowding Deadline 1 Month

The judges said in a one-paragraph order, without comment, that a court-appointed mediator needs more time to seek agreement on how the state should reduce inmate crowding.

10/21/2013

Members of the Supreme Court sit for their official photo. (Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images)

In Depth: The Supreme Court’s Recent Cases And Decisions

In the past year or so the Supreme Court has presided over some monumental cases and made some equally important decisions. USF Law Professor Julie Nice helps us understand some of those decisions and their implications.

10/14/2013

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Immigrant Takes Fight For California Law License To State Supreme Court

An immigrant who graduated law school and passed the state’s notoriously tough test for lawyers is asking the state Supreme Court to certify him over the objections of the Obama administration.

09/04/2013

California Department of Corrections officer looks on as inmates at Chino State Prison exercise in the yard December 10, 2010 in Chino, California. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

U.S. Supreme Court Won’t Delay Early Release Of 10,000 California Inmates

The Supreme Court has refused to delay a court order for California to release nearly 10,000 inmates by year’s end to improve conditions in state prisons.

08/02/2013

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