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Supreme Court Complicates Gay Marriages In Utah

Michael Mathie proposed to his partner Tyler McCraley on Christmas. The next day, they joined the historic rush of same-sex couples getting marriage licenses in Utah.

01/08/2014

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Man Mistakenly Arrested 11 Times Can’t Sue Police

The Nevada Supreme Court says a man arrested or detained nearly a dozen times because he was mistaken for a suspected drug dealer cannot sue Las Vegas police.

11/23/2013

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High Court Tackles Term Limits

The Nevada Supreme Court is wading into the issue of whether term limited Reno City Council members can run for mayor.

10/17/2013

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Court Denies Lethal Injection Challenge

The Nevada Supreme Court won’t consider an inmate’s challenge to the death penalty on grounds that it amounts to cruel and unusual punishment.

08/01/2013

U.S. Supreme Court members (first row L-R) Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, Chief Justice John Roberts, Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy, Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, (back row L-R) Associate Justice  Sonia Sotomayor, Assoicate Justice Stephen Breyer, Assoicate Justice Samuel Alito and Associate Justice Elena Kagan (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

High Court Weighs Nev. Gay Marriage Ban

The U.S. Supreme Court has decide not to hear a case about the constitutionality of Nevada banning same-sex marriage at this time.

06/27/2013

Same sex marriage advocates rally on the steps of the Supreme Court June 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The high court ruled to strike down DOMA and determined the California's proposition 8 ban on same-sex marriage was not properly before them, declining to overturn the lower court's striking down of the law. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Live And Local With Kevin Wall 06/26/13: Defense Of Marriage Act, Prop 8, And Immigration Reform

The gay rights movement saw a significant victory at the Supreme Court Wednesday, even as the court dodged the fundamental issue of whether marriage is a constitutionally-protected right for all couples, gay or straight.

06/26/2013

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Live And Local With Kevin Wall 06/25/13: The Teachers Union, Voting Rights Act, And Climate Change

Nationally, one-third of union households would opt out of their union membership if given the chance, according to a new scientific survey released today in Nevada by National Employee Freedom Week.

06/25/2013

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Live And Local With Kevin Wall 06/17/13: Immigration, Glenn Cook, And Miss Utah

The Supreme Court ruled Monday that states cannot on their own require would-be voters to prove they are U.S. citizens before using a federal registration system designed to make signing up easier.

06/17/2013

U.S. Supreme Court members (first row L-R) Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, Chief Justice John Roberts, Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy, Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, (back row L-R) Associate Justice  Sonia Sotomayor, Assoicate Justice Stephen Breyer, Assoicate Justice Samuel Alito and Associate Justice Elena Kagan (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Ruling Supports ‘Brianna’s Law’

A divided U.S. Supreme Court says police can legally take DNA without a warrant from those arrested in hopes of using it to solve old cases.

06/03/2013

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Ariz. Ruling On DUI Test For Marijuana Appealed

The Arizona Supreme Court is being asked to review a lower court’s ruling that marijuana smokers can be prosecuted for driving under the influence even when there is no evidence that they are actually high.

03/30/2013

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