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The "Ground Zero cross" gleaned from the wreckage of the World Trade Center can remain at the 9/11 memorial site despite concerns about church-state division.

The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a 2013 ruling allowing the steel-reinforced cross to stay at Ground Zero, finding that despite its likeness to the Christian symbol, its purpose is secular, reports Reuters. An atheist group has been fighting the inclusion of the "cross" as a publicly funded religious symbol in state and federal courts.

Is the Ground Zero "miracle cross" here to stay?

Are you trying to sell a murder house, but finding it hard to keep its homicidal history a secret? Well in Pennsylvania, you needn't worry about things like that. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled that homeowners have no duty to disclose such tragic incidents to potential buyers.

According to, the state's High Court ruled this week that the sale of a house that was the backdrop of a murder-suicide didn't require the owner to tell the buyers about it.

So why are Pennsylvania homeowners allowed to keep murders and other tragedies secret from potential buyers?

In celebration of National Nude Day today -- not to mention Nude Recreation Week -- Legally Weird is letting it all hang out.

We're going to show you the family crown jewels in our naked and nude archive, and show that while nudity may not be shameful, it can leave you legally exposed.

Check out our Top 10 real-life legal notes for nudists before you strip down:

Low-income residents of Berkeley, California, may soon have a chance to score some free weed from medical marijuana dispensaries, thanks to a pending change to the famously liberal city's pot laws.

In a unanimous vote Tuesday, Berkeley's City Council approved a first reading of amendments to the city's medical marijuana ordinance. Among the proposed changes: to require at least 2 percent of medical marijuana dispensaries' "green" medicine to be given away at no cost to low-income members. "The pot has to be of good quality too," the East Bay Express reports.

But before you pack up your pipe and hitchhike to Berkeley, let's go over the details of this free medical weed ordinance.

With today's controversial decision in the Hobby Lobby case, the U.S. Supreme Court is drawing its fair share of criticism on social media. But just like with last year's High Court decision in a divisive EPA case, much of the invective on Twitter is being directed at the wrong account -- namely, @SCOTUSblog.

SCOTUSblog is, as its name implies, a blog dedicated to covering the Supreme Court of the United States (which lawyers affectionately refer to as "SCOTUS"). The blog is not officially affiliated with the Court (and in fact doesn't even have a press pass), but it's been bearing the brunt of some hilarious misdirected Twitter hatred by people who think that it speaks for The Nine.

From the looks of it, though, SCOTUSblog's social media staff are handling it in the best possible way:

A California couple is living a nanny nightmare: Their live-in nanny quit doing any work, but refuses to leave the family's home.

The couple found the 64-year-old nanny on Craigslist in March, reports Los Angeles' KCBS-TV. She agreed to move into the couple's home in Upland, east of L.A., to take care of their three kids and do housework in exchange for rent. But after a few months, the couple says the nanny stopped working. The couple asked her to leave, but she refused.

Now the couple say she comes and goes as she pleases, continues to live in their house rent-free as the couple tries to navigate the legal process of having her removed. How is this legal?

A Michigan man drove 1,900 miles with his girlfriend's corpse in the passenger seat, and he neglected to report to anyone that she had died.

Ray Tomlinson, 62, and his mother, 93, had picked up Tomlinson's 31-year-old girlfriend from a mental health facility in Arizona and began the long drive home to Detroit. Only one problem: His girlfriend died at some point during the trip.

Detroit's WDIV-TV reports that Tomlinson kept on driving, planning to drop off the dead body at the county morgue once they returned to Michigan.

Floridians may soon be hearing a Satanic prayer at a public meeting if one determined man from Deerfield Beach gets his way.

Chaz Stevens, the same man behind Florida's beer-can Festivus pole last holiday season, is now petitioning for a Satanic prayer at the next town council meeting -- or even at a session of the Florida Senate, reports The Huffington Post.

Does Stevens have a legal leg to stand on for his Satanic suggestion? Or is he just playing devil's advocate?

"COPSLIE" is now an officially sanctioned license plate in New Hampshire, after the state Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday.

David Montenegro, who applied for the "COPSLIE" license plate, faced opposition from state law which prohibited vanity plates that "a reasonable person would find offensive to good taste," reports The Associated Press. But New Hampshire's highest court determined that this law was unconstitutionally vague.

Why did the court side with "COPSLIE"?

A bidding war is on for a 27-year-old medical student's virginity, with the top bid Tuesday listed at $300,000. Is this even legal?

Going by the pseudonym "Elizabeth Raine," the med student opened the auction on March 31 and plans to close it by May 7. "Raine" told The Huffington Post that she fears "getting kicked out of medical school" if officials discover her "Med School Virgin" identity.

Can "Raine" legally auction off her virginity? And can her med school give her the boot?