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  • Kate Gosselin withdraws suit against Jon

     
    Kate Gosselin has withdrawn her lawsuit against ex-husband Jon Gosselin but it moving forward with the suit against author Robert Hoffman who wrote a tell-all book about the Berks County mom, according to Radaronline. On Tuesday, the former star of......
  • Nap time for recess appointments?

     
    In Calling A Time Out On Recess Appointments, the Daily Dish aggregates opinion on whether the U.S. Supreme Court should act to rein in the farcical "recess appointment" dodge that presidents have taken to using to install their nominees in......
  • By Request: Permanently polarized? Despite the rocky political terrain, common ground still lies ahead

     
    Friday's print column From the request line: Have we run out of major issues to compromise on? The contention of the reader who suggested a column tackling this question is that the 1973 polarizing U.S. Supreme Court Roe v. Wade......
  • Dopey proposal

     
    Senseless law would say medical pot users can't have guns Friday's print column Gun-rights organizations have been conspicuously reserved in their response to a proposed state regulation that would prohibit patients with medical marijuana permits from...
  • What does Jon Gosselin smash on premier of "Couples Therapy?"

     
    VH1 has released a trailer for “Couples Therapy,” which will feature Jon Gosselin and girlfriend Liz Janetta, a divorced mom of three, as one of the celebrity couples getting counseling on the fourth season of the reality show. The show......
  • Metcalfe seeks AG Kane's impeachment

     
    State Rep. Daryl Metcalfe wants Attorney General Kathleen Kane impeached. Metcalfe on Monday sent a memo to his fellow lawmakers seeking cosponsors for a resolution containing the articles of impeachment against Kane. Her alleged crime in the eyes of the....
  • New Mexico Supreme Court OK's gay marriage

     
    From the opinion: We conclude that although none of New Mexico’s marriage statutes specifically prohibit same-gender marriages, when read as a whole, the statutes have the effect of precluding same-gender couples from marrying and benefiting from...
  • Clogged drain floods 1926 courtroom

     
    Clogged drain floods courtroom....
  • The polygamists are coming! The polygamists are coming!

     
    I've had a couple of requests -- in which I detect more than a slight hint of "I told you so!" -- to start a thread on ‘Big Love’ Vindicated: Polygamy and Privacy, by Jonathan S. Tobin at Commentary in......
  • Let my Blago go?

     
    The federal court argument concerning the appeal of imprisoned former Gov. Rod Blagojevich raises some interesting legal arguments that we may discuss here in due time. But looking at this both as a layman and as one who has not......
  • Know your rights if you're hounded by debt collectors

     
    The worst thing you can do if you get a call from a debt collector is to panic. Stand tough even if they call you a deadbeat, threaten to throw you in jail or tell you they'll rat you out......
  • Raising Arizona -- Setbacks in the Grand Canyon State suggest Illinois is in a big legal hole

     
    If you think the political battle over pension reform in Illinois was long and tough, just wait for the legal battle. After years of wrangling, ducking and finger pointing, the General Assembly Tuesday passed a series of modifications to certain......