Tag: federal district court

Oetken sidesteps questions on brief in sodomy case

Paul Oetken Gay court nominee says arguments in brief he wrote for Lawrence v. Texas expressed his client’s views, not necessarily his LISA KEEN  |  Keen News Service lisakeen@mac.com When openly gay federal district court...

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Witt, DOD reach settlement in DADT case

Major Margaret Witt DOD agrees to allow major to retire with full benefits; DOJ won’t appeal her 9th Circuit victory LISA KEEN | Keen News Service lisakeen@me.com The ACLU of Washington State announced Tuesday, May 10, that Air...

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Bullying victim’s family sues Joshua schools

Jon Carmichael The family of 13-year-old Jon Carmichael filed suit yesterday in federal court against the Joshua Independent School District, claiming that school officials ignored and even covered up the months of cruel...

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Prop 8 case sent to Calif. Supreme Court

LGBT advocates frustrated over delay Lisa Keen  |  Keen News Service A 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel surprised many Proposition 8 observers Tuesday, Jan. 4 when it suddenly issued five documents relating to the case....

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