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Prenups Made Legally Binding in U.K. -- Is This Good or Bad for Women?

-Delia Lloyd
A landmark Supreme Court ruling has recognized the legal standing of pre-nuptial agreements for the first time in England and Wales.
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Supreme Court Takes Death Row Appeal, Turns Down Campaign Finance Challenge

-Politics Daily Staff

An Alabama man, convicted of two killings in 1997, will get his day before the high court, after paper-work mix-ups halted his earlier appeals.

Wisconsin Judge Puts Hold on Law Limiting Union Bargaining

-Politics Daily Staff

The Dane County judge handed Gov. Scott Walker a setback by issuing a temporary restraining order based on a complaint challenging the rapid-fire legislative process. State plans to quickly appeal.

Race, Crime and Justice: It Was Never Just About Henry Louis Gates

-Mary C. Curtis

In the summer of 2009, a Harvard professor was arrested for breaking into his own house. The incident sparked a national discussion of race in America -- a discussion that's far from finished.

Supreme Court's 8-1 Westboro Ruling -- and Alito's Passionate Dissent

-Andrew Cohen

Lone dissents are often the loudest. And sometimes the longest remembered.

Judge Says States Must Enforce Health Reform Law He Threw Out

-Tom Diemer

Judge Roger Vinson stayed his own order to allow government more time to appeal his ruling in Florida's challenge to the health law -- part of tangle of cases likely to wind up before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Supreme Court Upholds Westboro Baptist Church's Right to Military Funeral Protests

-Andrew Cohen

The protesters are "entitled to 'special protection' under the First Amendment," Chief Justice John Roberts wrote, "and that protection cannot be overcome by a jury finding that the picketing was outrageous."

Third Federal Judge OKs Affordable Care Act

-Andrew Cohen

The Constitution doesn't stop Congress from preventing 'free rides' on health insurance for people who would opt not to buy it, a federal judge says.

Scott Brown: Could Erin's Law ('Get Away, Tell Today') Have Helped?

-Donna Trussell

Erin Merryn, who was sexually abused as a child, wants to prevent more kids from becoming victims. She recently convinced Illinois to require schools to teach kids about sex abuse and how to spot it.

Ohio Gov. John Kasich Apologizes to Police Officer He Called 'Idiot'

-Christopher Weber

The officer had ticketed him for passing too close to an emergency vehicle.

State Abortion Restrictions Still a Priority for Republican Lawmakers

-Andrew Cohen

Polls show Americans are much more concerned about jobs and the economy than they are about abortion. So why are state GOP leaders pushing restrictions on the procedure?

Amid Closings and Cutbacks, a Modest Proposal to Save Our Courts

-Andrew Cohen

Our courts desperately need money. And they are renovating their websites. Here's a plan to solve two problems at once.

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer Raises Stakes in Immigration Fight With Obama

-Tom Diemer

Brewer is suing the federal government in a counterclaim to the Justice Department's challenge to Arizona's hard-line immigration law. She calls illegal immigration 'by far the number one issue' the state faces.

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