Posts Tagged ‘Court’

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California Court Limits What Good Samaritans Can Safely Do

December 25, 2008

The handful of 20-something friends went to a bar. They drank until the early morning, then left. And when one of their cars crashed into a light pole, Lisa Torti hurried over and pulled one of the passengers from the wreckage. 

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What’s Going On? Will Supreme Court Take Case on Obama’s Citizenship?

December 5, 2008

barack-obama-105.jpgThe U.S. Supreme Court will consider Friday whether to take up a lawsuit challenging President-elect Barack Obama’s U.S. citizenship, a continuation of a New Jersey case embraced by some opponents of Obama’s election.

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Plaxico Burress Posts Bail, will Appear in Court to Face Weapons Charges (Video)

December 2, 2008

plaxico-burress-31.jpgIt was just 10 months ago that Plaxico Burress became an instant New York sports hero after his clutch performance in the Super Bowl. But on Monday, Burress was hauled out of a police precinct in handcuffs facing two weapons charges that could send him to jail.

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California Supreme Court to Take up Homosexual Marriage Ban (Video)

November 20, 2008

homo-mar-supps2.jpgCalifornia’s highest court agreed Wednesday to hear several legal challenges to the state’s new ban on same-sex marriage but refused to allow gay couples to resume marrying before it rules.

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Indiana Court Upholds ‘In God We Trust’ Plate

November 19, 2008

igwt-plate.jpgThe Indiana Court of Appeals issued a ruling Monday that affirmed Indiana’s “In God We Trust” plates are constitutional.

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Colorado Church Takes County to Court

November 19, 2008

rocky-mountain-christian-church-colorado.JPGWhen the largest church in Boulder County, Colo., wanted to double its size two years ago, county commissioners said no. Rocky Mountain Christian Church already dominated a rural corner of the
county northwest of Denver. If it became any larger, commissioners
said, it would destroy the area’s country atmosphere.

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CA Supreme Court Urged to Hear Homosexual Marriage Cases

November 18, 2008

ca-rep-flag.jpgThe state attorney general and sponsors of the ballot initiative that banned same-sex marriage in California urged its Supreme Court to hear a series of lawsuits seeking to overturn the ban, saying the matter is too urgent to be unsettled.

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