Legal-Courts (2009)



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  • December 31, 2009
    OneNewsNow.com Staff

    Montana Supreme Court OKs doctor assisted suicide

    The Montana Supreme Court said Thursday that nothing in state law prevents patients from seeking physician-assisted suicide, paving the way for the procedure.
  • December 31, 2009
    Charlie Butts

    Ministry endures 'malicious persecution' from officials

    A federal appeals court is critical of Chicago officials and how they dealt with a ministry's use of an old building.
  • December 30, 2009
    Charlie Butts

    Year in Review - Legal 2009

    The courts decided in several important cases throughout 2009 which concerned an array of topics ranging from religious offenses to marriage definitions and tax exemptions.
  • December 29, 2009
    Charlie Butts

    Lesbian 'mother' case presents constitutional issue

    A Vermont judge has ruled that the birth mother of a Virginia girl must turn custody of the child over to a former lesbian partner.   Story contains results from Wednesday's poll
  • December 29, 2009
    OneNewsNow.com Staff

    Vermont judge favors lesbian in child custody battle

    The birth mother of a 7-year-old Virginia girl must transfer custody of the child to the woman's former lesbian partner, a Vermont judge ruled, adding that it seems the woman has "disappeared" with her daughter.
  • December 29, 2009
    OneNewsNow.com Staff

    Swedish authorities frown on home schooling

    A Swedish family is faced with the prospect of losing their children simply because they home school.
  • December 29, 2009
    Charlie Butts

    Salem judge disfavors street preacher

    A Salem, Massachusetts, appeals court has upheld the conviction of a pro-life, pro-marriage activist.
  • December 29, 2009
    OneNewsNow.com Staff

    Taxpayers funding phone service for illegals

    Some university faculty members are using taxpayers' dollars to fund a GPS telephone project aimed at helping people who are crossing the border illegally.
  • December 28, 2009
    Charlie Butts

    Rights violated -- but no one's to blame

    A federal appeals court has backed a Louisiana town in an abortion protest case.
  • December 23, 2009
    Charlie Butts

    Christian witnessing a no-no on campus

    Alliance Defense Fund is appealing a decision to permit a bad speech policy to stand while a lawsuit against Georgia Southern University proceeds.
  • December 23, 2009
    Charlie Butts

    Children's home faces challenge

    A Kentucky Baptist children's home plans to appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court a ruling from a lower court that provides legitimacy to a taxpayer challenge of the state funding that is provided to the organization.
  • December 22, 2009
    Chad Groening

    Rifqa's case takes positive turn

    Several positive developments progressed this week in the case of Ohio teenager Rifqa Bary, who converted to Christianity from Islam and has been fighting the efforts of her Islamic parents to have her returned to their custody.