10th Circuit Court Of Appeals
A federal appeals court ruling Friday that Oklahoma’s ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional spurred celebration among gay rights activists but sparked sharp anger among Republican leaders in a conservative state that prides itself on being the buckle of the nation’s Bible Belt.
Gay newlyweds in Colorado are now looking to the courts, both state and federal, for clues about the legality of their recent nuptials.
Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper and Republican Attorney General John Suthers asked a federal court Wednesday to issue an injunction declaring Colorado’s same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional.
Sharp questioning Thursday by a divided panel of appellate judges considering Utah’s ban on gay marriages showed that, while same-sex marriage has had a remarkable winning streak lately, its legal status remains uncertain.
A group of Denver supporters of the federal birth control employer mandate have taken up their knitting needles to mark U.S. Supreme Court arguments in the Hobby Lobby case.
A man who had his death sentence overturned in a 1995 murder case has lost his appeal to a federal court to review his life sentence.
In a health care decision giving hope to opponents of the federal birth-control coverage mandate, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday that Hobby Lobby stores won’t have to start paying millions of dollars in fines next week for not complying with the requirement.
Oil and gas companies are asking federal judges to force the U.S. Department of Interior to move more quickly on issuing oil and gas leases.
A federal appeals court has ruled that mug shots of federal prisoners are private, rejecting an appeal from an Oklahoma newspaper that argued people have a right to know how inmates are being treated.
A federal appeals court in Denver is considering Oklahoma’s voter approved law that prohibits state courts from considering international law or Islamic law when deciding cases.