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Judge orders tobacco companies to say they lied

WASHINGTON (AP) – A federal judge is ordering tobacco companies to publish corrective statements that say they lied about the dangers of smoking and to disclose smoking’s health effects, including the death of 1,200 people […]

11/27/2012

Hobby Lobby asks judge to block health care law

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – An arts and craft supply company says part of the new federal health care law should be blocked because it requires coverage for morning-after and week-after birth control pills. Hobby Lobby […]

11/01/2012

Minister wins lawsuit over signature gathering

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) – The state of Montana has acknowledged that a century-old law limiting the speech of clergy about candidates and ballot issues is unconstitutional. The Billings Gazette reports that U.S. District Judge Richard […]

10/08/2012

Judge: Police to enforce Ariz. immigration law now

PHOENIX (AP) – A judge in Arizona ruled Tuesday that police can immediately start enforcing the most contentious section of the state’s immigration law, marking the first time officers can carry out the so-called “show […]

09/18/2012

Judge grants sex change for Mass. murder convict

BOSTON (AP) – A federal judge on Tuesday ordered state prison officials to provide taxpayer-funded sex-reassignment surgery to a transgender inmate serving life in prison for murder. Michelle Kosilek was born male but has received […]

09/04/2012

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