9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

A federal judge overturned bans on same sex marriages in Idaho and Nevada , ruling the bans violated equal protection rights. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Court: Gay Marriage Legal In Idaho And Nevada

One day after the Supreme Court effectively legalized same-sex marriage in 30 states, a federal court struck down the two states’ bans on gay marriage, ruling they violated equal protection rights.

10/07/2014

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Groups Sue Over Oil Shipments In Older Tank Cars

Environmental groups are suing the U.S. Department of Transportation over the shipment of volatile crude oil in older railroad tank cars.

CBS Seattle–09/11/2014

Idaho same-sex couples can't get married or have their marriages recognized until the 9th Circuit or U.S. Supreme Court decides whether to let stand a ruling overturning Idaho's ban. (Getty Images)

Court: Gay Marriage Must Remain On Hold In Idaho

Idaho same-sex couples can’t get married or have their marriages recognized until the 9th Circuit or U.S. Supreme Court decides whether to let stand a ruling overturning Idaho’s ban.

05/20/2014

File photo of a judge's gavel. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Oregon Judge Strikes Down Gay Marriage Ban

A federal judge on Monday struck down Oregon’s voter-approved ban on gay marriage, saying it is unconstitutional

CBS Seattle–05/19/2014

File photo of a Taser. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Won’t Review Police Use Of Stun Guns

The Supreme Court has decided that it will not review the appropriateness of stun guns used by police on suspects.

05/29/2012

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