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Lesbian Lawyer Announces Candidacy for Circuit Court Judge

NATIONAL | By John McDonald | Aug 2
"I bring leadership skills, experience in the courtroom, and a belief in treating all people fairly," Krauss a room of supporters at a recent "meet and greet."

Did Anti-Gay Bias Play a Role in Guilty Verdict?

CRIME | By Jason Parsley | Apr 2
In a trial that had nothing to do with sexual orientation, that issue suddenly became the focus after an alternate juror accused another juror of anti-gay bias against Mario Careaga, who was convicted last week of a DUI manslaughter.

Critics: Will Supreme Court’s Catholic Majority Bring Faith to Rulings?

NATIONAL | By Maryclaire Dale | Oct 21
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito voiced frustration Tuesday over what he called persistent questions about the court’s Roman Catholic majority.

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