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Sentencing Delayed In Reservation Murder Case

A 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.

CBS Seattle–04/16/2015

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Supporters Of Higher Minimum Wage Hail Judge’s Ruling

Supporters 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.

CBS Seattle–03/18/2015

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Attorney General Asks Judge To Dismiss Lawsuit Challenging New Gun Law

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson is asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the state’s new gun law.

CBS Seattle–03/06/2015

U.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. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Montana Gay Marriage Ban Overturned; Licenses Granted

U.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.

11/19/2014

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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

CBS Seattle–06/24/2014

4 Idaho couples say the state's ban on gay marriage is discrimination based on gender and sexual orientation. (Getty Images)

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.

02/20/2014

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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.

05/15/2012

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Federal Judge Rules State Cannot Force Pharmacies To Sell Plan B Pill

A 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.

02/22/2012