Judges comprise the third branch of government. Increasingly, their impact on social and family issues has taken on critical importance. This section includes all the topics that concern judges and judging: nominations, appointments, elections, qualifications, removal, judicial philosophy, and constitutional constraints.

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Colorado Supreme Court: Stop the Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

The Colorado Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered a Boulder County clerk to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Although a federal judge last week said the state should create same-sex marriage, it has not been officially redefined.

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Alabama: Silencing Religious Expression Through Courts and Legislatures

These conflicts are not accidents; they are targets.

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