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Courts Hears Dispute Over Pay For Amazon Security Checks

Workers who fill customer orders for Internet retailer Amazon might be out of luck in their quest to be paid for time they spend going through security checkpoints each day.

CBS Seattle–10/08/2014

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Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy Blocks Same-Sex Marriage Ruling In Idaho

An emergency stay was issues in Idaho, putting any same-sex weddings on hold

CBS Seattle–10/08/2014

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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Supreme Court: Psychiatric Boarding Illegal

People with suspected mental health problems cannot be “warehoused” in emergency rooms and hospitals when certified mental health facilities already are full, the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday.

CBS Seattle–08/08/2014

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U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception Mandate

A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.

07/02/2014

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Supreme Court To Consider Airport Minimum Wage

The Washington Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments Thursday on whether a voter-approved initiative to raise the minimum wage in SeaTac to $15 an hour should apply to workers at the airport

CBS Seattle–06/25/2014

Robyn Selman, right, and Karin Cook, wait in line to enter the Manhattan clerks office to be married on July 24, 2011 in New York City. (credit: Daniel Barry/Getty Images)

Idaho Gay Marriage Plaintiffs Seek Court Costs

Four couples who successfully sued Idaho Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter over the state’s gay marriage ban are now asking to be reimbursed for nearly half a million dollars of attorney fees and other court costs

CBS Seattle–05/28/2014

File photo of a gay pride flag. (Photo by Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

Ruling Expected Monday On Oregon Gay-Marriage Ban

A federal judge was expected to make Oregon the latest state to allow gay marriage after state officials refused to defend its constitutional ban in court, and gay couples were poised to tie the knot right after the ruling.

05/19/2014

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Mariners Preview (4/11/14): Supreme Court In Session

Felix Hernandez will try to win his third game in as many starts Friday in front of a sea of bright yellow t-shirts as Safeco Field will be honoring “King Felix” for his first home start of the young 2014 campaign.

1090 The Fan–04/11/2014

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Court: Guard Can Sue Religious Hospital For Firing

Nonprofit religious institutions in Washington can be sued for job discrimination if an employee’s work was unrelated to religion, the state Supreme Court said Thursday in a divided opinion aimed at making sure the organizations don’t get a free pass on firing people for reasons of race, disability or sexual orientation.

02/06/2014

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