On same-sex marriage and "don't ask, don't tell," Republicans and other conservatives increasingly are at odds with public opinion. Will the tea party movement help gay rights?
Supporters of gay marriage must recognize that the American people themselves, not the Supreme Court, are the ultimate arbiters of law. That’s why their most important work is in the court of public opinion.
Proposition 8, banning gay marriage in California was overturned by a federal judge Wednesday in a landmark case that could eventually land before the US Supreme Court.
Elena Kagan was the first woman solicitor general – the government’s top lawyer at the Supreme Court. Former solicitors general have written a letter endorsing the Supreme Court nominee.
Dick Cheney's daughter Liz has become a political lightning rod. Now she's going after Justice Department lawyers who represented terrorist suspects. Not all conservatives are happy with that.
As a federal court considers the constitutionality of a voter-approved ban in California, some gay-marriage advocates say a Supreme Court decision could be the best path to legalization.
Lawyers seeking to overturn Prop. 8, California's gay marriage ban, attempted to show Wednesday that the law is unconstitutional because it is the product of animosity toward gays and lesbians.
Opening arguments began Monday in what could be a landmark trial for gay marriage. The case, which challenges California's ban on same-sex marriage, Proposition 8, could go to the US Supreme Court.
A federal judge ruled Wednesday that video of the case challenging California’s Proposition 8 ban on gay marriage can be shown on YouTube. Proceedings are set to start Monday.