9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals
Ralph’s Thriftway in Olympia sued the state Pharmacy Board claiming it should be exempted from dispensing the Plan B emergency contraceptive because of the owner’s religious objections.
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.
Environmental groups are suing the U.S. Department of Transportation over the shipment of volatile crude oil in older railroad tank cars.
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.
A federal judge on Monday struck down Oregon’s voter-approved ban on gay marriage, saying it is unconstitutional
The Supreme Court has decided that it will not review the appropriateness of stun guns used by police on suspects.