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5/1/1998 - Methodist Church Judicial Council to Rule on Same-Sex Marriage
The United Methodist Church announced that its Judicial Council, the churchs highest judicial body, will decide in August whether its ministers should be allowed to perform same-sex marriages....

3/4/1998 - Pro-Choice Groups Argue Against Parental Consent Law
Abortion rights activists argued against a Virginia law requiring parental consent before a minor can obtain an abortion, before the 4th U.S....

2/19/1998 - Maryland Governor Vows to Veto Abortion Ban
Maryland state senators are gearing up to vote on a bill that would ban D&X abortions....

10/31/1997 - Indonesian Maid's Life Spared in Saudi Arabia
A Saudi Arabian court has spared an Indonesian maid from having her head cut off as a punishment for murder....

10/28/1997 - NY Panel Orders Removal of Sexist, Racist Judge
The Commission on Judicial Conduct in New York ordered on Friday that Judge Lorin M....

10/22/1997 - Army Panel Cites Persistent Gender Problems
A new report by the chairwoman of the Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services states that sexual harassment, gender discrimination and sexual assaults still plague Army bases....

10/16/1997 - Connecticut Abortion Protester Repeatedly Violates Court Restrictions
Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal has asked U.S....

8/18/1997 - Number of Female Judges in Maryland Increasing
In the past 16 years, the number of female judges in Maryland has quadrupled, increasing from 5.4 percent in 1981 to 19 percent this year....

7/3/1997 - Alaska Chief Justice Steps Down After Sexual Harassment Scandal Erupts
Alaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Allen T....

3/31/1997 - Battered Woman Can Sue for Prior Abuse
Steven Lieberman, a judicial referee for the New York State Supreme Court, has ruled that Hedda Nussbaum can sue for domestic abuse, even though she filed her complaint after the statue of limitations had expired....

3/31/1997 - Supreme Court Tells Appeals Court to Reconsider Ruling in Sexual Harassment Case
The Supreme Court unanimously ruled that a federal appeals court should reconsider its ruling striking down a criminal conviction of a judge accused of assaulting five women....

1/13/1997 - Judge Appoints Lawyer for Inmate's Fetus
Jailed on drug charges, a pregnant New Jersey woman is scheduled to be temporarily released so that she may have an abortion....

12/17/1996 - Supreme Court Rules in Parental Appeals Case
The Supreme Court voted 6 to 3 on December 16th that a state can not bar a mother from appealing a custody ruling terminating her parental rights simply because she can't afford the involved court fees....

5/16/1996 - Implementation, Funding of Violence Against Women Act Urged
On Wednesday (5-15), a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing met on the implementation of the Violence Against Women Act, part of the 1994 crime law....

5/8/1996 - Feinstein Criticizes Hatchs Demand for Retirement of Woman Judge
Responding to Sen....

5/8/1996 - Female Virginia Student Loses Sex Discrimination Case
On Tuesday (5-7), a federal judge dismissed a sex discrimination lawsuit brought by a woman charging that the two male Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University students who raped her received preferential disciplinary treatment in order to benefit the schools all-male football team....

4/24/1996 - Judge May Be Removed For Lenient Stance On Domestic Violence
Brooklyn Judge Lorin Duckman, who is accused of a bias against domestic violence victims and having a record of lenient sentencing in domestic violence cases, is being investigated by the New York judicial oversight panel....

4/11/1996 - Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Upheld By Appeals Court
On Friday (4-5), the 4th U.S....

4/2/1996 - Third Woman Poised to Join California High Court
California Gov....

3/22/1996 - Privacy Fight Poses Threat to Rape Victims
Nassrine Farhoody runs the Rape Crisis Center of Central Massachusetts and has vowed to keep clients rape counseling records confidential even if it puts her in contempt of court....