4th Circuit Court of Appeals

The U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals is halting construction on the controversial Atlantic Coast Pipeline. The judge panel shut down construction on Tuesday after discovering the U.S. Fish and Wildlife’s permit was inadequate. Officials say the agency rushed the approval process under intense political pressure. The pipeline would run from West Virginia to eastern […]

Same-sex marriages in Virginia will not become legal as expected because the U.S. Supreme Court granted a stay on the lower court ruling. The high court Wednesday stayed a decision by the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond which ruled the state’s ban on gay marriages is unconstitutional and that such marriages would be legal as of […]