WASHINGTON — Wretched excess by government can be beneficial if it startles people into wholesome disgust and deepened distrust, and prompts judicial rebukes that enlarge freedom. So let's hope the Federal Communications Commission embraces the formal petition inciting it to deny licenses to…
A Montana prosecutor is seeking 10 years in prison for a teacher who raped a 14-year-old student, after the Supreme Court rejected a one-month sentence from an earlier judge whose comments pinned some responsibility on the victim.
HELENA — A mentally disabled Colorado man accused of killing a Montana teacher and burying her body is asking the state Supreme Court to reverse a judge's ruling that he is fit to stand trial.
On Tuesday, people lined the sidewalks of North 27th Street, expressing their frustration over a recent Supreme Court decision that extended religious freedoms to some corporations.
HELENA — Montana union leaders said Tuesday they foresee no immediate impact in Montana from a U.S. Supreme Court decision that concluded certain government employees don’t have to pay fees to the unions representing them.
HELENA — Reaction to the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling Monday limiting contraception coverage fell along party lines in Montana’s congressional delegation, as Republican U.S. Rep. Steve Daines hailed the decision as upholding religious freedom.
HELENA — Leaders of an abortion rights group here said they don’t believe a Montana law will be affected by a U.S. Supreme Court decision that struck down a Massachusetts law banning protests within a 35-foot buffer zone outside abortion clinics.
SHERIDAN, Wyo. — Lawmakers want to repeal part of a soon-to-be-enacted law that places caps on political action committee spending in Wyoming.
God Bless America.
Diane Barz, who had a pioneering and distinguished career as a Billings attorney, state district judge and Supreme Court justice, has died.
CASPER, Wyo. — The Cheyenne-based Wyoming Liberty Group and the Alexandria, Va.-based Center for Competitive Politics are calling on the state to change election rules to conform to a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling.
Sometimes the wheels of justice turn at an agonizingly slow pace. Such is the case of the sexual assaults on a 14-year-old Billings high school student perpetrated by a 47-year-old business teacher.
A Billings lawyer with a track record of disciplinary problems and who is to be publicly censured next week by the Montana Supreme Court faced a state panel on two more misconduct complaints on Thursday.
HELENA — A state district judge heard arguments Wednesday on whether to remove Lawrence VanDyke from the 2014 ballot as a candidate for Supreme Court in a dispute over his eligibility.
The U.S. Supreme Court decisions in both McCutcheon and Citizens United placed great faith in “robust” federal campaign-finance disclosure as an antidote to the corrupting influences of political donations and expenditures.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — After initially failing to garner enough support, a bill aimed at dealing with the fallout from the state Supreme Court decision in the superintendent of public instruction case won introduction from the state Senate on Thursday.
Members of the Republican Central Committee passed contentious resolutions on Saturday that uproot the GOP’s headquarters and challenge the state Legislature’s Cindy Hill game plan.
CASPER, Wyo. — State schools chief Cindy Hill said Tuesday she would return to work at the Wyoming Department of Education following a state Supreme Court decision declaring unconstitutional the law that stripped her of much of her power last year.
HELENA — Montana officials are petitioning the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a lower court's ruling that allows political parties to endorse nonpartisan candidates in Montana's judicial elections.
HELENA — Supreme Court Justice Mike Wheat of Bozeman said Thursday he will seek another term on the court.