By John Solomon
How the government's punishing of the exposure of official wrongdoing can linger for years
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Indiana can't block Medicaid funds for Planned Parenthood just because the organization provides abortions, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday, upholding the crux of a lower court's order that said the state couldn't deny patients the right to choose their own health care provider.
Some court rulings in recent years on transgender people's access to gender-related medical care:
Indiana's decision to deny Planned Parenthood Medicaid funds because it performs abortions denies women the freedom to choose their health care providers, a federal hearing officer said.
Justice Antonin Scalia drew unusually critical attention during this past Supreme Court term for comments he made in court and in his writing that seemed to some more political than judicial.
Former media mogul Conrad Black was released from a federal prison in Miami early Friday after serving about three years for defrauding investors.
An Indiana school district violated the First Amendment rights of two teenage girls who were punished for posting sexually suggestive photos on MySpace during their summer vacation, a federal judge ruled.
Indiana asked a federal appeals court Monday to lift a judge's order blocking parts of a new abortion law that cuts some public Planned Parenthood funding, saying the issue should be decided by Medicaid officials and not the courts.
Indiana's attorney general on Tuesday appealed a judge's ruling that blocked key aspects of a new state law that would cut public funding for Planned Parenthood's general health services because the organization also provides abortions.