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Michigan Federal Judge Is 6th To Strike Down Prohibition On Same-Sex Marriage In Wake Of United States v. Windsor
Posted on 26 Mar 2014 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

On March 21, Senior U.S. District Judge Bernard A. Friedman of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan struck down MCLS Const. Art. I, § 25 , an amendment to the Michigan Constitution prohibiting same-sex marriage, Deboer v.... Read More

Texas Federal Court Is Latest To Strike Down State Prohibitions On Same-Sex Marriage
Posted on 28 Feb 2014 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

On Wednesday, Feb. 26, U.S. District Judge Orlando L. Garcia of the Western District of Texas struck down the Texas ban on same-sex marriage. This ruling was the latest in a series of federal rulings handed down in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court decision... Read More

Family Of Slain Oklahoma Couple Sue Arizona Officials
Posted on 19 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

OKLAHOMA CITY — (AP) The family of an Oklahoma couple who authorities say was killed by two escaped prisoners from Arizona and an accomplice filed a lawsuit Thursday that accuses the prison where the inmates were held of being so negligently operated... Read More

Attorneys Agree To Block On Oklahoma Abortion Law
Posted on 3 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

OKLAHOMA CITY – (AP) Oklahoma Attorney General Drew Edmondson has agreed to a court order requested by abortion providers to temporarily block enforcement of a new state law, which requires women to get an ultrasound and hear a detailed description... Read More

Lawsuit Filed In Okla. Against Islamic Law Ban
Posted on 5 Nov 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

OKLAHOMA CITY - (AP) An Oklahoma Muslim filed a federal lawsuit on Thursday to block a state constitutional amendment overwhelmingly approved by voters that would prohibit state courts from considering international law or Islamic law when deciding cases... Read More

Court Order Blocks Oklahoma Amendment On Islamic Law
Posted on 9 Nov 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

OKLAHOMA CITY - (AP) A federal judge issued a temporary restraining order Monday to block a new amendment to the Oklahoma Constitution that would prohibit state courts from considering international or Islamic law when deciding cases. U.S. District Judge... Read More

Oklahoma AG Challenges Federal Health Care Overhaul
Posted on 25 Jan 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

OKLAHOMA CITY - (AP) Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt has filed a legal challenge against the federal health care overhaul President Barack Obama signed into law last year. Pruitt's filing Friday in U.S. District Court in Muskogee makes Oklahoma... Read More