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Arizona Wants To Secede From The U.S. Court That Has Long Been Its Home

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 01.29.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Arizona wants to secede. Not from the United States, but from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, the federal appellate court...

Amanda Terkel

Another Judicial Blow To Montana Politics

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A federal appeals court struck down Montana's nonpartisan system of electing state judges on Monday, opening the door to party endorseme...

Political Ads May Be Coming To A PBS Station Near You

Reuters | Posted 06.12.2012 | Politics

* 9th Circuit says FCC political ad ban too broad * Dissent fears for future of public broadcasting * FCC ban on ads for...

Mike Sacks

Prop 8 Rests Wrongly On Dislike Of Gays, 9th Circuit Rules

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Sacks | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Same-sex marriage continued its march to the Supreme Court on Tuesday as a federal appeals court in San Francisco struck down California...

What Today's Prop 8 Victory Means, And What Comes Next

Adam Bink | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Adam Bink

The first issue on everyone's minds is whether same-sex couples can wed immediately. The other issue on everyone's mind is: what comes next in terms of appeals?

Prop 8 Ruling & A Look Back At Gay Rights Achievements

Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that Proposition 8, the ban on same-sex marriages in California, is unconstitutional. Although the...

What To Know About Today's Forthcoming Prop 8 Ruling

Adam Bink | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Adam Bink

Today, the 9th Circuit will release its decision on the constitutionality of Proposition 8. It's been some time since the actual constitutional merits of Proposition 8 have been discussed at the 9th Circuit, so here's a brief update of what to expect.

Mike Sacks

Chief Justice Roberts Defends Scalia's Honor

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Sacks | Posted 01.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It's 9th Circuit smackdown season at the Supreme Court and, judging from Tuesday morning's oral arguments, Richard Lee Pollard could be ...

Mike Sacks

Justice Ginsburg Left Standing Up For Consumers

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Sacks | Posted 12.11.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After spending several years clearing a path for corporations to contract away their customers' access to courts generally and class act...

Rick Santorum: I Would Eliminate The 9th Circuit Court Of Appeals

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, a potential Republican candidate for president in 2012, would do away with the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals if...