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Legal news from Saturday, July 13, 2013
by Samuel Franklin

Microsoft Corp filed a lawsuit on Thursday against US Customs officials accusing them of refusing to follow an import ban issued in May 2012 against Google, Inc. by the US International Trade Commission (ITC). The trade agency had issued the ban after deciding that Google Inc.'s Motorola Mobility devices infringed a …

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by Blake Lynch

The Texas Senate passed an abortion bill which will ban abortions after twenty weeks, require abortion clinics to become ambulatory surgical centers, dictate the usage of the drug RU486 and require abortion doctors at clinics to have admitting privileges at hospital within a 30 mile radius. Opponents of the bill, including Planned Parenthood of …

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by Blake Lynch

Attorneys representing Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) and Protect Marriage on Friday filed a petition asking the Supreme Court of California to halt same-sex marriages. In the petition, the attorneys argued that U.S. Supreme Court's Hollingsworth v. Perry did not rule directly on the constitutionality of Proposition 8 [text, PDF; JURIST news …

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