Robert Barnes

ReporterWashington, D.C.


Edwin S. Kneedler knows his way around the Supreme Court, arguing 125 cases before the justices.

  • Sep 10, 2014

Federal appeals court in Chicago rules unanimously that states’ laws are unconstitutional.

  • Sep 4, 2014

U.S. district court judge’s decision bucks national trend of federal judges striking down such bans.

  • Sep 3, 2014

Prisoner presses for right to grow a beard for his faith, but Arkansas officials raise security issues.

  • Aug 31, 2014

Despite winning in lower courts, plaintiffs say justices must decide to remove couples from legal limbo.

  • Aug 27, 2014

The action stops Virginia officials from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, at least for now.

  • Aug 20, 2014

Mark Herring (D) agrees with the ruling but wants the Supreme Court to accept the case for review.

  • Aug 18, 2014

The meaning of a 1972 ruling appears entirely dependent on judicial perspective.

  • Aug 17, 2014

If the high court does not stay a lower court ruling, same-sex marriages will begin next week in Virginia.

  • Aug 14, 2014

Judges’ decision means unions could start next week absent further judicial action.

  • Aug 13, 2014
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