The Justice Department is battling to save a federal law that makes it illegal to lie about being a war hero.
A federal appeals court in California and a federal district court in Denver have both ruled the Stolen Valor Act is unconstitutional on First Amendment grounds.
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Boulder County wants the U.S. Supreme Court consider its dispute with a church that wants to nearly double the size of its 128,000-square-foot campus.
The Daily Camera reports that the county commissioners voted Thursday to press their legal battle with the Rocky Mountain Christian Church near Niwot.
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A federal appeals court is permitting federal funding of stem cell research to proceed temporarily until the court rules on the merits of the Obama administration's position in the case.
The government is asking the appeals court in Washington to strike down a preliminary order by U.S. District Judge... more »
A federal appeals court panel in California says people have a right to lie about receiving military medals. The Tuesday ruling involves the case of Xavier Alvarez, who falsely claimed in 2007 to have won a Congressional Medal of Honor. He was charged with violating the federal Stolen Valor Act,... more »
The Colorado Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of a group seeking to allow students with concealed gun permits to carry their weapons on campus.
Gun rights organization Students for Concealed Carry on Campus argued that a 1994 University of Colorado policy banning concealed weapons from its campus... more »
The Colorado Court of Appeals will hear arguments in a lawsuit by a gun rights organization challenging the University of Colorado's ban on guns on campus. The Students for Concealed Carry on Campus will appear Tuesday to argue that a 1994 CU policy banning concealed weapons from its campus violates... more »
A federal judge has ruled that a girl born almost two years after her father died of leukemia is entitled to the man's Social Security benefits. A judge ruled that 6-year-old Brynn Beeler of Iowa can collect Social Security survivor benefits. The girl was conceived through in-vitro fertilization. The federal... more »
A federal appeals court has ruled that members of the military can be required to be vaccinated against anthrax. The U.S. Court of Appeals on Tuesday upheld a lower court's decision dismissing a case brought by eight service members who challenged the Food and Drug Administration's determination that the vaccine... more »