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Can Congress keep sex offenders in prison past their sentence?

The Supreme Court will decide whether a federal law that permits the Justice Department to hold "dangerous" sex offenders past their sentences is Constitutional. The law was passed in 2006 and allows the Justice Department to hold sexually violent or…

East Coast Custody Battle by Split Lesbian Couple

There is an interesting custody battle brewing in Vermont and Virginia that involves religion, same-sex unions, and artificial insemination. Janet Jenkins and Lisa Miller were joined in a civil union in Vermont in 2001. Miller later moved to Virginia in…