The state of Illinois asked a federal judge Friday not to hold it in contempt for missing a recent court-ordered deadline to pay services providers for the disabled, saying compliance should “not mean doing the impossible” amid one of the nation’s worst budgetary crises.
A federal judge has blocked an effort by East St. Louis to regain control of its public housing agency.
U.S. District Judge Catherine Perry ruled that protesters who are not violating statutes, ordinances, or regulations are free to protest on the public sidewalks of Ferguson.
St. Louis’ newest federal judge is already the subject of an editorial in The New York Times.
Gun rights advocates are seeking to do away with the mandated six-month waiting period.
A federal judge in Kansas has refused to temporarily block a new state law requiring that abortion provider websites link to a state site with information the providers dispute.
Ruling overturns lawmakers’ override of Gov. Nixon’s veto.