High court yet to say if it will rule on DOMA

Gay-marriage foes hoping justices void adverse rulings

In other action Tuesday, the Supreme Court:

• Accepted a case involving the legality of a drunken-driving blood test taken by police in Missouri without a warrant.

• Decided to rule on the extent of federal driver’s license privacy laws in a South Carolina case.

• Agreed to hear a medical-malpractice lawsuit brought by a Guam man.

• Took a case on the time limits for federal prosecution on security-fraud charges.

• Upheld West Virginia’s congressional-redistricting plan in an unsigned opinion reversing a lower court’s rejection of the plan.

• Granted a hearing in a case filed by a federal prison inmate in Pennsylvania over sexual assault and other abuses in prison.

This article is based in part on wire-service reports.

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Cheryl Wetzstein

Cheryl Wetzstein

Cheryl Wetzstein covers family and social issues as a national reporter for The Washington Times. She has been a reporter for three decades, working in New York City and Washington, D.C. Since joining The Washington Times in 1985, she has been a features writer, environmental and consumer affairs reporter, and assistant business editor.

Beginning in 1994, Mrs. Wetzstein worked exclusively ...

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