U.S. Supreme Court


Mon November 3, 2014

Supreme Court To Consider Case On Passports Of Jerusalem-Born Citizens

Originally published on Mon November 3, 2014 6:00 am

Ari Zivotofsky (center) walks with then 9-year-old son Menachem, outside the Supreme Court in Washington on Nov. 7, 2011. Their case, regarding the desire to have their son's U.S. passport list his place of birth as Israel, returns to the Supreme Court this Monday.
Evan Vucci AP

The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments Monday for a second time in a case that combines Middle East policy with the dueling foreign policy roles of the president and Congress. It's a political hot potato that asks what U.S. passports should say about the birthplace of American citizens born in Jerusalem.

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Mon October 6, 2014
Same-sex Marriage

Larimer County Issues First Ever Same-Sex Marriage License

Denise Ruybal with Larimer County helps Wendy Wood (left) and Barb Hooper (right) as they complete their marriage license.
Grace Hood KUNC

Amid cheers and hugs in the Larimer County Clerk and Recorder's Office, Barb Hooper and Wendy Wood received the first same-sex marriage license in the county's history.

It was such a simple piece of paperwork, and yet Hooper said it was emotional.

"My heart was racing and I wasn't totally attuned to the directions," she said, laughing.

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Mon October 6, 2014
Same-Sex Marriage

With SCOTUS Ruling, Colorado Will See Same-Sex Marriage

Creative Commons

Colorado is one of several states where same-sex marriage will soon begin, following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to not hear appeals from five states seeking to continue prohibiting them.

The court rejected appeals from Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin, which immediately ends delays on same-sex marriage in those states.

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Thu July 10, 2014
Same-Sex Marriage

Boulder County Clerk Cleared To Continue Issuing Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

Supporters at the U.S. Supreme Court in June, 2013. The court invalidated the Defense of Marriage Act, which denied federal benefits to gay couples who are legally married in their states, including Social Security survivor benefits, immigration rights and family leave.
Credit Photo Phiend / Flickr-Creative Commons


Wed July 9, 2014