2014 Government Law Legal News Archives

December 2014

Federal Judge Rejects Obama's Immigration Policy

Saturday, 20 December, 2014

Supreme Court Hears Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit

Wednesday, 3 December, 2014

Feds Turn to 1789 Law to Compel Apple Smartphone Access, Music Publishers Sue Cable Provider, Wells Fargo Closes Prisoner Bank …

Monday, 1 December, 2014

November 2014

Supreme Court Hears Online Threat Free Speech Case

Monday, 24 November, 2014

Executive Action Takes Center Stage in DC Political Drama

Friday, 21 November, 2014

Challenge to California City's Gun Restriction Heads to 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

Monday, 17 November, 2014

6th Circuit Upholds Gay Marriage Bans, Creates Federal Circuit Split

Saturday, 8 November, 2014

Recapping Key Ballot Referendums Across America

Wednesday, 5 November, 2014

October 2014

Virginia Supreme Court Hears Yelp Anonymity Lawsuit

Wednesday, 29 October, 2014

Ebola Nurse Quarantined in New Jersey Raises Unique Legal Question

Monday, 27 October, 2014

Supreme Court to Hear Hotel Privacy Case

Wednesday, 22 October, 2014

Federal Courts Weigh in on Texas Voter ID and Abortion Laws

Wednesday, 15 October, 2014

Federal Courts Halt Voter ID Laws

Saturday, 11 October, 2014

Supreme Court Denies States' Gay Marriage Appeal

Monday, 6 October, 2014

Federal Court Strikes Parts of North Carolina Voting Restriction Law

Wednesday, 1 October, 2014

September 2014

FBI Chief Concerned Over Smartphone Encryption, AG Holder Resigns, and Feds Pay Navajo Nation $554 Million

Monday, 29 September, 2014

DOJ Supports Appeal of Special Needs Girl Raped in Middle School Bathroom

Wednesday, 24 September, 2014

Texting While Driving: Is Law or Technology the Answer?

Thursday, 18 September, 2014

Air Force Faces Legal Battle Over "So Help Me God" Oath

Monday, 8 September, 2014

Gay Marriage Rulings Make Waves in Federal Courts

Saturday, 6 September, 2014

August 2014

6th Circuit Upholds Free Speech Restriction of Controversial Christian Demonstration

Wednesday, 27 August, 2014

Federal Government Undertakes Ferguson Shooting Investigation

Wednesday, 20 August, 2014

Governor Rick Perry Indicted in Texas, Indiana Challenges IRS Tax Credits, Gangster Whitey Bulger Files Appeal

Sunday, 17 August, 2014

Bloomberg Fails to Oust Pro-Gun Sheriff in Milwaukee

Thursday, 14 August, 2014

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Bitcoin Advisory

Monday, 11 August, 2014

July 2014

Federal Courts Duel Over Obamacare

Wednesday, 23 July, 2014

A Look Back at the Supreme Court's 2014 Opinions

Monday, 14 July, 2014

Missouri Attempts to Strengthen the Right to Bear Arms

Friday, 11 July, 2014

Supreme Court Grants Wheaton College's Injunction against Contraception Mandate

Wednesday, 9 July, 2014

S. Korean Legislators Consider Law To Battle Gaming Addiction

Thursday, 3 July, 2014

June 2014

Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Utah Gay Marriage Law

Friday, 27 June, 2014

White House Declassifies Memo Authorizing Drone Strike on US Citizen

Tuesday, 24 June, 2014

Mansions, Jewelry and Luxury Cars Surrendered to FTC in "Mobile Cramming" Settlement

Monday, 23 June, 2014

Student Sues School and Police over Tweet Suspension

Wednesday, 18 June, 2014

Laura's Law Gaining Wider Support As San Francisco Moves Toward Adoption

Saturday, 14 June, 2014

Vermont Governor Signs Bill Expanding Options For Lyme Disease Treatment

Wednesday, 11 June, 2014

Wisconsin Gay Marriage Ban Overturned, Uber Hit with Cease and Desist, and White House Apologizes to Congress

Saturday, 7 June, 2014

Carson Ordinance Criminalizing Bullying Fails to Win Council Support

Thursday, 5 June, 2014

President Obama's Prisoner Exchange Raises Legal Questions

Wednesday, 4 June, 2014

AT&T/DirecTV Merger and FCC Ruling Changing the Television and Telecom Landscape

Tuesday, 3 June, 2014

May 2014

Laura's Law, Forced Psychiatric Treatment, and a Visalia Couple's Schizophrenic Son

Tuesday, 27 May, 2014

Federal Judges Continue to Strike Gay Marriage Bans

Tuesday, 20 May, 2014

Vermont Governor Signs GMO Labeling Law - Oregon County To Vote On GMO Measure

Tuesday, 20 May, 2014

Massachusetts Court Upholds Pledge of Allegiance, Arkansas Shoots Down Gay Marriage Ban

Sunday, 11 May, 2014

Supreme Court Upholds Town Council's Legislative Prayer

Wednesday, 7 May, 2014

April 2014

Supreme Court to Consider Arguments in Warrantless Cell Phone Search Cases

Tuesday, 29 April, 2014

Federal Judge Orders Ohio to Recognize Legal Gay Marriages, New Jersey Nursing Home Under Fire for Male Strippers

Wednesday, 16 April, 2014

Supreme Court Shaves Campaign Finance Law, South Carolina Debates Origins of Columbian Mammoth

Monday, 7 April, 2014

March 2014

Northwestern Football Players Ruled Employees by Labor Board

Saturday, 29 March, 2014

Michigan Gay Marriage Ban is Unconstitutional

Monday, 24 March, 2014

California Man Sues Vegas Casino for $500K Gambling Debt, Couple Keeps $10 Million Gold Coin Find

Tuesday, 11 March, 2014

Innocence of Muslims Case Raises Copyright Concerns

Monday, 3 March, 2014

February 2014

Legal News in Washington: Supreme Court Faces TV Broadcasting Case, and Eric Holder Defends Attorney Generals

Wednesday, 26 February, 2014

Legal News of the Week: Regulators Allow Banks to Accept Marijuana Deposits, North Carolina Law is Over Turned, and Scalia …

Thursday, 20 February, 2014

Federal Judge Makes Landmark Gay Marriage Ruling

Friday, 14 February, 2014

Legal News Roundup: Maine Bans Alcohol Content Display, Michigan Woman Arrested for 37 Year Old Prison Break

Monday, 10 February, 2014

Ninth Circuit Court Upholds California's Ban on Homosexual Cure Therapy

Tuesday, 4 February, 2014

January 2014

Ninth Circuit Extends Defamation Protection to Internet Bloggers

Friday, 31 January, 2014

Legal News Roundup: Feds After Target Hackers and NASA Sued For Mars Rock Investigation

Wednesday, 29 January, 2014

Legal News: DC Court Rejects FCC Net Neutrality Rule, Congress Considers Voting Rights Amendment Act

Friday, 17 January, 2014

Texas Abortion Law Keeps Life Support Mother Alive

Monday, 13 January, 2014

Legal News Roundup: 2014 Welcomes New Abortion and Marijuana Laws

Tuesday, 7 January, 2014