Sentencing Delayed In Reservation Murder CaseA federal judge has delayed sentencing for a transient man who admitted moving the body of a murdered Lame Deer woman on Montana's Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation.
Supporters Of Higher Minimum Wage Hail Judge's RulingSupporters of higher pay for minimum wage workers hailed a federal judge's decision clearing the way for Seattle's new minimum wage law to take effect as planned next month.
Attorney General Asks Judge To Dismiss Lawsuit Challenging New Gun LawWashington Attorney General Bob Ferguson is asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the state's new gun law.
Montana Gay Marriage Ban Overturned; Licenses GrantedU.S. District Judge Brian Morris ruled Montana's constitutional amendment limiting marriage to a man and a woman violates the 14th Amendment's Equal Protection Clause.
Federal Judge Says Warrantless Bulk Surveillance Is Legal A federal judge has affirmed the legality of the U.S. government's secret, warrantless bulk phone and email data collection
Idaho Couples Ask Judge To Rule On Gay Marriage They say the state's ban on gay marriage is discrimination based on gender and sexual orientation.
Group Asks Judge To Halt Sea Lion Killings A federal judge will decide by the end of May whether to stop the government from killing sea lions that eat endangered wild salmon bottled up at Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River.
Federal Judge Rules State Cannot Force Pharmacies To Sell Plan B PillA federal judge says Washington state may not require pharmacies to sell Plan B or other emergency contraceptives in the face of religious objections by druggists.