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Prop 8 and DOMA present the Supreme Court with an opportunity to affirm "our liberty, equality and human dignity".
50 years ago Gideon gave poor people legal counsel but now some states follow the letter, not the spirit, of the law.
Those who predict that there will be no backlash if same-sex marriage is legalised may need to reconsider.
If Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act is modified or rejected, racially discriminatory voting practices will re-emerge.
Some additional benefits awarded to partners of US military service members but medical and housing allowances excluded.
Underprivileged citizens say decision to uphold new health care law will allow them to receive the care they needed.
Slim majority approves central mandate in landmark legislation extending healthcare to millions of Americans.
The programme has evolved from its origins, setting the groundwork for Arab and Muslim beneficiaries.
Supporters on both sides of divisive issue arrive for second day of health care hearings.
A controversial California programme to transfer thousands of inmates has lead to increased constraints on county jails.
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'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.

 
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