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  • For hours Equatorial Guinea (E-G) fans, almost all clad in deep red, including one man in a tight frock and Christmas tinsel, had piled into Bata Stadium. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/tar-home/~3/b-f_wZZyAlw/2015-africa-cup-of-nations-opening-pulls-in-the-crowds.html
  • Larry Joseph serves as outside counsel to the Eagle Forum Education and Legal Defense Fund. In an amicus brief filed in support of neither party in DeBoer v. Snyder, a client (the Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund) asked the Court to add an additional Question Presented on federal courts’ jurisdiction to hear these […]
  • William N. Eskridge Jr. is the John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence at Yale Law School. The Supreme Court’s decision to grant review of the four petitions challenging marriage exclusions for lesbian and gay couples in Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee comes as no surprise. The Sixth Circuit’s decision upholding the discriminations in DeBoer v. […]
  • 2015 Africa Cup of Nations – Fixtures, results, standings and scores. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/tar-home/~3/ctnUJDUFY5k/afcon-2015-africa-cup-of-nations-updates.html
  • David B. Cruz is a Professor of Law at the University of Southern California Gould School of Law. On the eve of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day weekend, the Supreme Court has granted review in all four cases from the Sixth Circuit where same-sex couples were denied the right to marry or to have […]
  • The 2015 Africa Cup of Nations kicks off on mainland Equatorial Guinea on Saturday. The previous winners, Nigeria’s Super Eagles, did not qualify, and Les Etalons of Burkina Faso (runners-up of the previous competition) are psyched up to clinch this year’s trophy. But with four-time winners Ghana and Cameroon vying for victory, and Côte d’Ivoire […]
  • Nigeria’s central bank denied there was any shortage of liquidity in the currency market on Friday, rejecting JP Morgan’s stated reason for putting the status of its bonds under review. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/tar-home/~3/BIOG8PmuPZU/nigerias-currency-market-qis-liquid-enoughq-godwin-emefiele.html
  • The petition of the day is: Roman Catholic Church of the Diocese of Baton Rouge v. Mayeux 14-220Issue: Whether a court can pivot liability for a priest’s failure to report certain communications to public authorities on the court’s own determination of whether those communications constitute “confession per se,” or whether it must respect the church’s […]
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  • ACCRA, Jan 16 (Reuters) – West African leaders will seek authority next week from the African Union to create a multi-national force to fight Nigeria’s Boko Haram Islamist insurgents, Ghanaian President John Mahama told Reuters on Friday. Source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/AfricaNigeriaNews/~3/EY82rMITZWE/idAFL6N0UV2EC20150116