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Bid to repeal school restroom choice begins

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Two of the major players in the passage of California’s now-defunct same-sex marriage ban are backing a campaign to overturn a new law allowing transgender students to choose which school restrooms […]

09/20/2013

California Governor Jerry Brown

Calif. bill would allow for multiple legal parents

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Assembly has approved a bill that would allow judges to declare that a child has more than two legal parents. Under the legislation from Democratic Sen. Mark Leno of […]

09/03/2013

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Justice says legal world must do more for youth

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – The legal community isn’t doing enough to attract the country’s finest into its ranks, said U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy in a speech Saturday evening in San Francisco. The […]

08/11/2013

Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko speaks during a news conference at a hotel in Moscow, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

‘Calm down’ – Russia says rights will be respected at Sochi Games

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s sports minister says the rights of all athletes at the Winter Olympics in Sochi will be respected and urges international critics of the country’s new anti-gay law to “calm down.” Sports […]

08/08/2013

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A discussion of the Jackson case and class action cases

Money 101 host Bob McCormick talks with Brian Kabateck (www.kbklawyers.com) one of the nation’s leading consumer lawyers (and a former Michael Jackson lawyer) about what we can learn from the Jackson case and also about class […]

08/06/2013

First gay divorce finalized in Colorado

DENVER (AP) — Colorado’s first recognized same-sex divorce is final. Supporters of Colorado’s new civil unions law say the court ruling sets a precedent for gay couples married in other states who want to legally […]

07/30/2013

A pedestrian walks by graffiti in downtown Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Detroit bankruptcy interactive guide

An interactive guide containing a PDF of Detroit’s bankruptcy filing with charts on Detroit’s economy and a list of invitees to a June creditors meeting.  

07/19/2013

US Attorney General Eric Holder (AP Photo)

AG strongly criticizes stand-your-ground laws

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder on Tuesday strongly criticized stand-your-ground laws that allow a person who believes he is in danger to use deadly force in self-defense. Holder said he was concerned […]

07/16/2013

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LA County deputies seize fireworks

INDUSTRY, Calif. (AP) — About 3,000 pounds of illegal fireworks have been seized by Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies. A Sheriff’s Department statement says the seizure was made Wednesday evening after deputies saw three men […]

06/20/2013

Russia to ban adoption by same-sex couples

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia is on its way to formally prohibiting all adoption by same-sex couples and also banning the adoption of Russian children by single people or unmarried couples from countries that allow same-sex […]

06/18/2013

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