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Federal judge orders South Carolina attorney general to pay legal costs for gay marriage case

...marriage license.At the time the case was filed, Gergel noted, South Carolina was the only state in the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to still enforce its gay marriage ban after the court found a similar ban in Virginia unconstitutional.In...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-10/federal-judge-orders-s
Federal authorities end prosecution of home run king Barry Bonds

SAN FRANCISCO - After a nearly decade-long prosecution, the U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday formally dropped what was left of its criminal case against Major League Baseball career home run leader Barry Bonds over allegations he received performance-enhancing drugs.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-21/federal-authorities-end-
Feds end prosecution of Barry Bonds without conviction

Federal authorities end prosecution of Major League Baseball home run king Barry Bonds.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-21/feds-end-prosecution-bar
Barry Bonds' obstruction conviction thrown out by appeals court

SAN FRANCISCO - Barry Bonds' obstruction of justice conviction was reversed Wednesday by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which ruled his meandering answer before a grand jury in 2003 was not material to the government's investigation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-04-22/barry-bonds-obstruction-
Business news

NEW YORK - A federal appeals court refused Friday to reconsider a ruling that dealt a blow to U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara and the prosecution of insider trading on Wall Street.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-03/business-news
Supreme Court could put brakes on government's job bias suits

The Supreme Court could put the brakes on the Obama administration's growing crackdown against companies facing claims of discrimination against women, minorities and other protected groups.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-11/supreme-court-could-put-br
Court clears way for gay marriage in South Carolina

CHARLESTON, S.C. - A federal appeals court on Tuesday cleared the way for same-sex couples to be married in South Carolina beginning this week - at least for now. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Va.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-11-18/court-clears-way-gay-marriage-south
Judge issues South Carolina's first gay marriage licenses, despite attorney general's opposition

CHARLESTON, S.C. - A judge issued the first gay marriage licenses and a couple was married in South Carolina on Wednesday, even as the state attorney general asked the U.S. Supreme Court to step in and block the unions.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-19/judge-issues-south-carolinas-
Court to consider when second mortgage can be void

...courts allowed Florida homeowners to nullify second loans held by Bank of America. The Atlanta-based 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed, but Bank of America says the rulings conflict with other appeals courts and Supreme Court precedent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-17/court-consider-when-second
SC asks gay marriage challenge dismissal

CHARLESTON, S.C. - A federal judge should dismiss a challenge to South Carolina's constitutional ban on gay marriage following last week's federal appeals ruling.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-10/sc-asks-gay-marriage-c