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Gillibrand slams NRA, conservatives in Supreme Court filing, warns court could be restructured

Kirsten Gillibrand signed on to a Supreme Court brief in a high-profile Second Amendment case over now-defunct New York city laws and regulations, urging the justices to drop the matter....

Gillibrand slams NRA, conservatives in Supreme Court filing, warns court could be restructured

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Gillibrand slams NRA, conservatives in Supreme Court filing, warns the court could be restructured Kirsten Gillibrand signed onto a Supreme Court brief in a high-profile Second Amendment case over now-defunct New York city laws and regulations, urging the justices to drop the matter....
19:00 2019-08-13

Trump Supreme Court pick Kavanaugh delivered the goods for conservatives President Donald Trump's appointee Brett Kavanaugh consistently delivered during his first term as a justice for conservatives who had hoped he would move the U.S. Supreme Court further to the right while still managing to keep a low profile following his acrimonious Senate confirmation process....
02:13 2019-06-29

Supreme Court filing: Census citizenship question a GOP election strategy Advocates who oppose adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Census have filed new evidence with the U.S. Supreme Court, which they say proves the question is a strategy to get more Republicans elected....
15:52 2019-05-31

Satanic Temple slams Supreme Court abortion ruling on fetal remains The Satanic Temple said its religious beliefs are being violated by a recent Supreme Court ruling upholding an Indiana law that requires aborted fetuses be buried or cremated. The Salem, Mass., based group declared in a statement Tuesday that its members are immune from the law, citing religious lib...
04:26 2019-05-30

Supreme Court Warns Maharashtra Of Contempt In EWS Quota Case In an interim order issued yesterday, the Supreme Court ruled EWS quotas would not be applicable for admission to postgraduate medical and dental courses in Maharashtra this year...
11:39 2019-05-31

Supreme Court Stays High Court Order Against NCP Leader In Land Case NCP leader Dhananjay Munde got relief today from the Supreme Court which stayed the Bombay High Court's order directing registration of a case against him for alleged illegal purchase of a government......
12:13 2019-06-14

Supreme Court To Hear Maharashtra Leader's Plea Against High Court Order The Supreme Court today agreed to hear on June 14 a plea of Maharashtra lawmaker Dhananjay Munde against the Bombay High Court order directing registration of a case against him in an alleged illegal......
15:13 2019-06-13

Court officers injured in scuffle with visitor at Manhattan Supreme Court Two court officers were injured Tuesday during a skirmish with a visitor at Manhattan Supreme Court, authorities and sources told the Post. Corey Marrant walked into the courthouse on Centre Street shortly before noon wearing a body camera, and lay on the ground of the lobby, but court officers told...
23:13 2019-06-11

New Triple Talaq Law Challenged In Supreme Court, Delhi High Court The new legislation which makes the practice of instant divorce through ''triple talaq'' among Muslims a punishable offence with 3-year imprisonment was challenged in the Supreme Court and the Delhi......
21:13 2019-08-02

US Supreme Court Sends Lesbian Wedding Cake Dispute Back To Lower Court The US Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court ruling against the owners of an Oregon bakery who refused based on their Christian beliefs to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple in another......
23:26 2019-06-17

U.S. Supreme Court sends lesbian wedding cake dispute back to lower court The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court ruling against the owners of an Oregon bakery who refused based on their Christian beliefs to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple in another case pitting gay rights against religious rights....
18:00 2019-06-17

Supreme Court says lower court should reexamine case over same-sex couple denied wedding cake The top court scrapped a ruling from the Oregon Court of Appeals in favor of the same-sex couple. The owners of the bakery, which refused the make the cake due to religious beliefs, claimed that state fines pushed them out of business....
16:26 2019-06-17

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says Kavanaugh helped boost number of female law clerks on court U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday credited Justice Brett Kavanaugh with increasing the number of female clerks serving the court....
23:39 2019-06-08

Brazil court accepts Odebrecht bankruptcy protection filing RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian court says it has accepted a petition from construction giant Odebrecht to undergo bankruptcy protection while it restructures its debts. The Sao Paulo state 1st Court of Bankruptcy and Judicial Recovery said in a statement posted on its website Tuesday that a plan ...
18:26 2019-06-18

Former Trump adviser Flynn shakes up legal team: court filing Former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn has dismissed the lawyers who represented him in his guilty plea and cooperation with Special Counsel Robert Mueller and retained new counsel, according to a court filing on Thursday....
20:13 2019-06-06

U.S. Justice Department still pondering census citizenship move: court filing The U.S. Justice Department is still considering how to proceed on an effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census, according to court papers filed on Friday....
23:00 2019-07-05

Trump’s appeal has put subpoenas for his financial records on hold: court filing Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp will not have to immediately hand over the financial records of U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization, according to a court filing on Saturday....
00:13 2019-05-26

Honduran president was targeted by U.S. drug trafficking probe: court filing U.S. authorities have targeted Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez in an investigation of large-scale drug trafficking and money laundering, a recent court filing shows....
03:26 2019-05-31

Facebook failed to warn users of known risks before 2018 breach: court filing Facebook users suing the world's largest social media network over a 2018 data breach say it failed to warn them about risks tied to its single sign-on tool, even though it protected its employees, a court filing on Thursday showed....
16:39 2019-08-16

Subpoenas for Trump financial records on hold pending appeal -court filing Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp will not have to immediately hand over the financial records of U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization, according to a court filing on Saturday....
03:13 2019-05-26

Jeffrey Epstein accuser links powerful men to financier: civil court filing A woman who accused Jeffrey Epstein of keeping her as a sex slave said one of the financier's associates had instructed her to have sex with at least a half-dozen prominent men, according to a court filing unsealed on Friday in a civil lawsuit....
06:52 2019-08-10

R. Kelly lawyer calls alleged victims 'disgruntled groupies': court filing A lawyer for singer R. Kelly, who is accused of running a years-long scheme sexually preying on women and girls, said on Wednesday that the charges against the R&B artist stemmed from disgruntled groupies....
00:52 2019-08-01

Subpoenas for Trump financial records on hold pending appeal: court filing Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp will not have to immediately hand over the financial records of U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization, according to a court filing on Saturday....
02:13 2019-05-26

Trump administration will continue fight to put citizenship question on 2020 census: Court filing The Trump administration will continue legal efforts to put ask people on the 2020 census if they are U.S. citizens, Justice Department lawyers told a federal judge in a new court filing....
23:39 2019-07-05

Government lawyers step up effort to get a citizenship question on 2020 Census, court filing shows President Trump also said he was mulling an executive order in search for a legal path to restore the controversial question after the Supreme Court ruling froze it....
02:13 2019-07-06

Why the Supreme Court’s split decisions may not mean what you think The Supreme Court handed down a pair of decisions Thursday that allowed both sides to light their hair on fire. Neither should celebrate or grieve too early....
23:52 2019-06-27

| US Supreme Court to take up 'Dreamers' case The US Supreme Court has agreed to hear a challenge to President Donald Trump's attempt to shut down a programme that shields hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants from deportation....
10:52 2019-06-29

Where the Supreme Court stands on the Second Amendment As the country reels from two mass shootings, supporters of gun restrictions are turning again to the debate over the scope of the Second Amendment, demanding that gun laws be strengthened....
00:13 2019-08-06

NCP Slams BJP After Top Court Ruling On EWS Quota In Maharashtra The Nationalist Congress Party slammed the BJP after the Supreme Court ruled that 10 per cent Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) quota cannot be applied to post-graduate medical courses in Maharashtra......
13:13 2019-05-30

Supreme Court: Federal courts have no say in gerrymandering On its final day before recessing for the summer, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday states have the power to draw their districts as they see fit, and that federal courts have no say in the matter....
18:52 2019-06-27

Supreme Court Will Hear ‘Dreamers’ Case After a long delay, the justices agreed to decide whether the Trump administration may shut down a program known as DACA that shields young immigrants from deportation....
17:39 2019-06-28

How John Roberts controls the Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts' announcement last week forbidding -- at least for now -- a citizenship question on the 2020 census echoed his surprise affirmation of the Affordable Care Act in 2012....
15:13 2019-07-03

Supreme Court agrees to take up DACA in its next term The Supreme Court agreed Friday to take up the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in a case that could decide the fate of more than 600,000 undocumented immigrants brought into the country as children....
19:13 2019-06-28

Supreme Court reenters the abortion debate As the public debate over abortion heats up, the Supreme Court has definitively signaled its willingness to weigh in on state efforts to protect human life. As Justice Clarence Thomas emphasized in his concurring opinion in Box v. Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky, “Given the potential for ...
13:26 2019-06-08

Supreme Court to decide on Trump bid to end DACA WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will decide whether President Donald Trump can end an Obama-era program shielding young immigrants from deportation. The justices’ order Friday sets up high-stakes legal arguments in the fall, with a decision likely by June 2020 as Trump seeks re-election. T...
18:13 2019-06-28

Brazil Supreme Court rules homophobia a crime The Brazilian Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that homophobia should be criminalized under existing legislation until Congress creates a specific law for the subject, weighing in on a topic that has drawn the ire of President Jair Bolsonaro....
05:00 2019-06-14

Supreme Court's business-friendly reputation takes a hit The U.S. Supreme Court in its term that concludes this week was not quite as business friendly as it has been in recent years, with President Donald Trump's appointee Brett Kavanaugh writing a pivotal one of the batch of rulings that defied corporate interests....
19:39 2019-06-27

Bernie Sanders says he would ‘rotate’ Supreme Court justices After President Trump has been able to get two Supreme Court picks – Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh -- placed on the nation’s highest court during his first term, some Democrats have floated the idea of expanding the court beyond nine justices if a Democrat wins the White House in 2020....
16:39 2019-06-28

Puerto Rico gets another governor after supreme court clears the way Puerto Rico got its third governor in less than a week on Wednesday just hours after the bankrupt U.S. territory's supreme court ruled that Pedro Pierluisi's assumption of the office was unconstitutional and ordered him to leave....
04:26 2019-08-08

Supreme Court affirms '97 ruling on agency powers The U.S. Supreme Court voted unanimously Wednesday to uphold a prior ruling that gives broad powers to government regulators for interpreting agency rules, but placed new limits on that authority....
18:52 2019-06-27

The Latest: Supreme Court says Alabama execution can proceed BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the scheduled execution of an Alabama inmate (all times local): 6:35 p.m. The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to block the execution of an Alabama inmate. The decision means the state can proceed with the execution of 46-year-old Christopher Lee Price. But the ex...
02:00 2019-05-31

Rally at Supreme Court to stop abortion bans Activists were joined by members of Congress to rally near the Supreme Court on "National Day of Action to Stop the Bans" on abortion. (May 21)        ...
00:13 2019-05-22

Brazil's Supreme Court Criminalizes Homophobic Acts Brazil’s Federal Supreme Court voted Thursday to criminalize discrimination and acts of hate against gay people and transsexuals, ruling that the country’s Congress had failed its constitutional duty to pass similar legislation....
02:52 2019-06-14

President's Nod To Increase Number Of Supreme Court Judges President Ram Nath Kovind has signed into law a Bill which seeks to increase the sanctioned strength of judges in the Supreme Court from 30 to 33 besides the Chief Justice of India....
06:39 2019-08-11

"J&K Situation Very Sensitive, Government Should Get Time": Supreme Court The situation in Jammu and Kashmir is "very sensitive" andreasonable time should be given to government to ensure normalcy, Supreme Court said today....
12:00 2019-08-13

Supreme Court Will Not Hear Bid to Revive Alabama Abortion Ban The Supreme Court declined to revive an Alabama law that would have banned a method used in 99 percent of abortions performed in the state after 15 weeks....
17:39 2019-06-28

Supreme Court To Continue With Day-To-Day Hearings In Ayodhya Case The Supreme Court Friday made it clear that it would continue with the day-to-day hearing of the politically sensitive Ram Janmabhoomi- Babri Masjid land dispute case and assured a counsel for Muslim......
22:52 2019-08-09

Websites Can Discriminate Against You Even If You Don't Use Them, California Supreme Court Rules Nearly four years ago, a lone bankruptcy lawyer sued Square, the payment processor run by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, challenging the app’s terms of use—despite never signing up. As of yesterday, the case will proceed, thanks to an opinion issued by the California Supreme Court that could have wide-re...
01:00 2019-08-14

Supreme Court refuses to hear challenge to U.S. gun silencer law The U.S. Supreme Court declined requests Monday to consider a challenge that says firearm silencers are protected under the Second Amendment, and therefore owners should not be required to register them....
22:00 2019-06-10

Supreme Court to review Trump’s bid to end DACA program The Supreme Court will decide whether the Trump administration had the power to end the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA. The justices issued an order Friday saying they will hear arguments in the case in the fall and issue a decision likely by June 2020 as Pre...
16:26 2019-06-28

Supreme Court rules against oil drilling platform workers Workers on oil drilling platforms off California had argued they should be paid for the off-work time they spend on the platform, including sleeping....
21:26 2019-06-10

McConnell: ‘We’d fill’ any Supreme Court vacancy in 2020 WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Senate Republican Mitch McConnell says that if a vacancy occurs on the Supreme Court during next year’s election cycle the chamber would likely confirm a GOP nominee selected by President Donald Trump. In an appearance in Paducah Tuesday, McConnell told a questioner askin...
15:00 2019-05-29

McConnell willing to vote on new Dem president’s Supreme Court nominee Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is willing to consider a Democratic president’s Supreme Court nominee in 2021 if President Donald Trump loses reelection, calling it “politically unsustainable” to extend his blockade into the opening days of a new presidency.McConnell on Thursday notably did n...
22:39 2019-06-27

Supreme Court to hear New Jersey 'Bridgegate' appeal The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear an appeal concerning the criminal convictions of two former associates of former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie in the so-called Bridgegate scandal that hindered his 2016 presidential candidacy....
17:13 2019-06-28

Supreme Court Clears Chardham Highway Project The Supreme Court has cleared the decks for the Chardham highway project, which will connect four holy places in the hills of Uttarakhand through 900-km all-weather roads, by modifying an NGT order to......
00:39 2019-08-17

Kentucky Supreme Court Upholds Man’s Murder Conviction ADAIRVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Supreme Court has upheld a murder conviction and 55-year sentence for a man who killed his sister-in-law. The Bowling Green Daily News reports George Walker’s sentence was upheld last week. The 24-year-old man was convicted last year of strangling 23-year-ol...
14:13 2019-06-17

Argentina Supreme court upholds glacier protection law Argentina’s Supreme Court has upheld the country’s glacier protection law, rejecting an effort by mining giant Barrick Gold Corp. to have it declared unconstitutional...
23:26 2019-06-04

U.S. Supreme Court sides with Native American elk hunter The Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of a Native American elk hunter, citing an 1868 treaty between his tribe and the U.S. government as it revived his legal challenge to a conviction for hunting out of season in Bighorn National Forest in Wyoming....
17:13 2019-05-21

Supreme Court Will Decide if Trump Can End DACA Program (WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court will decide whether President Donald Trump can end an Obama-era program shielding young immigrants from deportation. The justices’ order Friday sets up high-stakes legal arguments in late fall or early winter, with a decision likely by June 2020 as Trump ...
22:39 2019-06-28

Corruption trial against CFK set for delay after Supreme Court ruling The so-called "Vialidad" (Road Works) cases centres on alleged irregularities in the granting of tenders for five public works projects in Santa Cruz province to businessman Lázaro Báez's Grupo Austral firm....
15:52 2019-05-21

Supreme Court Rejects Appeal Over Transgender Bathrooms WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will not take up a challenge to a Pennsylvania school district’s policy allowing transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms that correspond with their sexual identity. The justices on Tuesday rejected an appeal from students who argued that allow...
16:39 2019-05-28

Supreme Court Gives Virginia Dems a Win in Gerrymandering Case The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 on Monday to dismiss an appeal by the GOP-majority Virginia House, with the court siding with the state’s Democrats demanding the state’s gerrymandered congressional district maps no longer be used....
22:00 2019-06-17

US Supreme Court allows partisan gerrymandering of electoral districts The Supreme Court's conservative majority ruled federal courts have no role to play in deciding partisan gerrymandering claims. It leaves the redrawing of congressional maps to the parties' statistical experts....
04:39 2019-06-28

McConnell says he would fill a Supreme Court vacancy in 2020 When President Obama nominated Judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court in 2016, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) refused to consider him, blocking the nominee until after the year’s......
04:52 2019-05-29

What Is Gerrymandering, and How the Supreme Court's Decision Will Impact Congress In a 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court declared last week that federal courts could not intervene when it comes to the act of partisan gerrymandering—widespread voter manipulation affecting a number of states....
21:26 2019-07-01

Semenya files appeal to Swiss Supreme Court Olympic 800 meters champion Caster Semenya filed an appeal to Switzerland's highest court on Wednesday against rules requiring middle-distance female athletes with a high natural level of testosterone to reduce it via medication....
00:52 2019-05-30

With No Supreme Court End to Gerrymandering, Will States Make It More Extreme? North Carolina’s Republican-drawn maps are among the most egregious examples of partisan gerrymandering. Other states may now feel emboldened to follow its lead....
13:39 2019-06-28

Virginia ban on uranium mining upheld by U.S. Supreme Court The largest-known U.S. uranium deposit will remain firmly under ground after the Supreme Court on Monday upheld Virginia's ban on mining the radioactive metal, rebuffing a challenge backed by President Donald Trump's administration to the 1982 moratorium....
01:39 2019-06-18

U.S. Supreme Court to hear IBM retirement fund dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether managers of a retirement fund for IBM Corp employees that invested in the company's stock can be sued for failing to disclose that its microelectronics business was overvalued....
19:13 2019-06-03

Confirmation Bias review: how the Republicans took the supreme court The New York Times’ chief reporter in Washington has produced an indispensable guide to an epochal shift in US politicsConfirmation Bias lifts the curtain on Republican efforts to make the federal bench a black-robed adjunct. When it comes to the judiciary, the GOP is portrayed as disciplined and re...
15:52 2019-06-30

Supreme Court will take 2nd look at cross-border shooting case The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to decide whether the parents of a Mexican teenager who was shot dead by a border agent from across the border can sue the officer for damages....
21:13 2019-05-28

Supreme Court won’t get involved in Prophet Muhammad ad case WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is declining to get involved in a dispute that began when a group tried to have Washington transit officials display an ad with a provocative cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad. The justices said Monday they would not get involved in the case. The Texas-based America...
16:52 2019-06-03

US supreme court declines to block partisan gerrymandering Justices: redistricting a political question beyond court’s reachCritics warn court’s demurral could give ‘green light’ for abuseThe supreme court has declined to rule in a pair of partisan gerrymandering cases, in a demurral that advocacy groups warned could amount to a “green light” for abuse by p...
02:52 2019-06-28

Spain's Supreme Court suspends Franco exhumation Plans to move the remains of Franco to a public cemetery on the outskirts of Madrid have been temporarily shelved. Judges said they need time to rule on an appeal by the former dictator's descendants....
21:39 2019-06-04

Supreme Court’s census ruling could harm other agencies The Census Bureau was recently told by the Supreme Court not to put a question about citizenship on the 2020 decennial census. The Supremes said the Trump administration didn’t put forth a compelling enough reason for posing that question. President Trump is fighting that decision. We’ll see what ha...
09:13 2019-07-09

Supreme Court Refuses To Entertain Plea Against "Article 15" The Supreme Court this morning refused to entertain a plea seeking cancellation of certificate issued by the Central Board of Film Certification to movie Article 15 and asked the petitioner to......
11:13 2019-07-08

SUPREME COURT NOTEBOOK: Thomas, RBG align in 5-4 rulings WASHINGTON (AP) — Since Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s return in late winter from cancer surgery and broken ribs, she has regularly accepted Justice Clarence Thomas’ extended hand to help her down the three steps behind the Supreme Court bench when the gavel falls and court ends for the d...
09:39 2019-06-06

Trump slams prosecutors in court-martial of Navy SEAL President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he has directed top U.S. Navy officials to rescind a military award he says was given to Navy prosecutors who tried a Navy SEAL platoon leader acquitted of murder and attempted murder charges....
03:13 2019-08-01

Puerto Rico Supreme Court Ousts New Governor, and Another Is Sworn In Wanda Vázquez took the oath of office on Wednesday after the portion of the law cited to justify Pedro R. Pierluisi’s ascent last week was ruled unconstitutional....
15:52 2019-08-08

Supreme Court To Announce Verdict In Amrapali Case Today The Supreme Court will pronounce verdict on Tuesday as to who would complete the stalled projects of embattled real estate major Amrapali Group to give respite to over 42,000 hassled home buyers....
21:00 2019-07-22

US supreme court blocks 2020 census citizenship question – for now Lower court ruling upheld in blow to Trump, but commerce department may have time to advance alternative reasoning The Trump administration will not be able to move ahead with its original, highly controversial plan to include a question about citizenship on the 2020 US census, after the supreme cou...
02:52 2019-06-28

Supreme Court Allows Police to Draw Blood From DUI Suspects Without a Warrant (WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court says law enforcement officers can generally draw blood without a warrant from an unconscious person suspected of driving drunk or while on drugs.The high court issued its ruling Thursday in a case involving a Wisconsin law about impaired driving.The question be...
23:26 2019-06-27

Supreme Court to decide whether Trump administration can end DACA program The Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether plans by the Trump administration to end the so-called DACA program for young undocumented immigrants can proceed....
16:13 2019-06-28

In major elections ruling, U.S. Supreme Court allows partisan map drawing In a major blow to election reformers, the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday rejected efforts to rein in electoral map manipulation by politicians aimed at entrenching one party in power, a practice known as partisan gerrymandering that critics have said warps democracy....
21:26 2019-06-27

Forest Fire A Serious Issue, Pray For Rain: Supreme Court The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear on June 24 a plea seeking urgent steps to protect forests, wildlife and birds from wildfires in Uttarakhand, saying "it is an serious issue and in the......
01:26 2019-06-19

Brazil’s supreme court votes to make homophobia a crime Brazil’s supreme court ruled Thursday that homophobia and discrimination against members of the LGBT community should be crimes like racism, a decision coming amid fears the country’s far-right president will roll back social gains...
06:26 2019-05-24

The Supreme Court Backs White Minority Rule for Generations to Come The Supreme Court dealt a potential hammer blow to voting rights in America on Wednesday, ruling that federal courts could not judge issues of partisan gerrymandering because it would “countermand the Framers’ decision to entrust districting to political entities.” The decision could lead to...
20:26 2019-06-27

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she is ‘very much alive’ Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is reminding critics that she’s not dead yet. “There was a senator, I think it was after my pancreatic cancer, who announced, with great glee, that I was going to be dead within six months. That senator, whose name I have forgotten, is now dead h...
16:52 2019-07-24

| Caster to appeal gender rule at Swiss Supreme Court Caster Semenya will appeal the ruling by CAS which ruled in favour of the IAAF and their right to have female athletes regulate their testosterone levels....
03:52 2019-05-30

Supreme Court Hands Trump a Stinging Defeat on the Census—for Now In a complex 5-4 decision which saw Chief Justice John Roberts join his liberal colleagues on the bench, the Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled to block the Trump administrations efforts to add a citizenship question to the United States 2020 Census—for now....
20:26 2019-06-27

Colombia's Supreme Court orders release of ex-FARC leader Colombia's Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the release of a former commander of the Marxist FARC rebel group, the latest development in a legal saga concerning his detention and possible extradition to the United States....
21:52 2019-05-29

Why the Supreme Court’s Rulings Have Profound Implications for American Politics The justices handed Republicans a key victory by refusing to halt even the most extreme gerrymandered maps. But Democrats may have a win on blocking the citizenship question from the census....
23:13 2019-06-27

Puerto Rico Supreme Court rules new governor must step down The Puerto Rico Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that last week's swearing in of Pedro Pierluisi as governor was unconstitutional and that he must leave office later in the day....
21:13 2019-08-07

Brazil's supreme court votes to make homophobia a crime A majority in Brazil's supreme court has voted to make homophobia and transphobia crimes like racism, a decision coming amid fears the country's far-right president will roll back LGBT social gains....
08:52 2019-05-24

Colombia's Supreme Court orders ex-FARC leader's release Colombia's Supreme Court has ordered that the former leader of the FARC rebel group be released from prison. The move is likely to anger the US, which wants to extradite him on suspicion of drug trafficking....
05:13 2019-05-30

Supreme Court favors Democrats in Viriginia gerrymandering case The U.S. Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision dismissed a Virginia House Republican challenge to the redrawing of House of Delegates maps in a gerrymandering case that appeared to be a victory for Democratic state lawmakers....
00:52 2019-06-18

"Want It By August 31": Supreme Court Firm On Citizens Register Deadline The Supreme Court today reiterated that Assam authorities must publish the final version of the National Register of Citizens, which aims to identify illegal immigrants, on August 31....
14:39 2019-08-08

Trump eyes U.S. Census delay after Supreme Court setback U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he is exploring a delay in the 2020 census for an unspecified amount of time after the Supreme Court blocked, for now, his push to add a citizenship question to the decennial headcount....
21:26 2019-06-27

A Relentless Jailhouse Lawyer Propels a Case to the Supreme Court Calvin Duncan, “the most brilliant legal mind” in the nation’s largest maximum-security prison, had long questioned a Louisiana law that allows 10-to-2 jury verdicts....
13:39 2019-08-05

UPDATE 4-Virginia ban on uranium mining upheld by U.S. Supreme Court The largest-known U.S. uranium deposit will remain firmly under ground after the Supreme Court on Monday upheld Virginia's ban on mining the radioactive metal, rebuffing a challenge backed by President Donald Trump's administration to the 1982 moratorium....
00:00 2019-06-18

U.S. Supreme Court declines to expand 'double jeopardy' protections The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to limit the ability of federal and state prosecutors to charge people for the same crime, ruling in a gun possession case even as state officials move to prosecute people charged in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe who potentially may get a pre...
17:52 2019-06-17

Supreme Court Tells Virginia Republicans to Have Several Seats Because the Old Ones Were Racist The Supreme Court sent Virginia Republicans back to the racist drawing board so they can come up with another plan to weaken the black vote, after ruling that the Virginia House of Delegates didn’t have the standing to appeal a lower court ruling that found a redrawing of districts to be mad racist....
00:13 2019-06-18

Supreme Court Leaves Census Question on Citizenship in Doubt In a setback for the Trump administration, the court said the reason for adding the question was inadequate. Government experts said adding the question could suppress participation among immigrants....
22:26 2019-06-27

Supreme Court sides with Virginia in uranium mining ban case WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is siding with the state of Virginia in a case about the state’s decades-old ban on mining radioactive uranium, and ruling that a lawsuit challenging the ban was properly dismissed. The high court announced its 6-3 ruling Monday. Virginia has banned uranium ...
17:13 2019-06-17

Ayodhya Mediation Panel's Report To Be Taken Up By Supreme Court Today The report on mediation efforts in the Ayodhya temple-mosque dispute will be reviewed by the Supreme Court on Friday, following which it may decide where to hear the case or continue with the talks......
10:13 2019-08-02

Iowa Supreme Court refuses to stop Branstad trial DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court has denied a request by the attorney for former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad to stop a civil trial in which Branstad is accused of discrimination against a gay former state worker’s compensation commissioner. Branstad and two former staffers were sued...
00:52 2019-06-08

Supreme Court justices won't revive Alabama ban on abortion procedure The Supreme Court won't revive Alabama's ban on the most commonly used procedure in second-trimester abortions. The measure has been blocked by lower courts....
16:13 2019-06-28

Iowa Supreme Court says crude oil pipeline legally permitted The Iowa Supreme Court on Friday said the Dakota Access crude oil pipeline was legally permitted in the state, dealing a blow to a group of landowners and environmentalists challenging the operation....
17:52 2019-05-31

Supreme Court Upholds Homebuyers' Rights As Financial Creditors In a major setback for property developers, the Supreme Court on Friday upheld the amendments to the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, granting homebuyers the status of financial creditors. The top......
11:39 2019-08-09

Supreme Court puts census citizenship question on hold The Trump administration provided a “contrived” reason for including it and the Commerce Department must provide a clearer explanation, the high court ruled....
04:13 2019-06-28

Supreme Court OKs blood draws from unconscious drivers without warrants Police do not generally need a court-issued warrant to draw an unconscious criminal suspect's blood, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Thursday in a Wisconsin drunken driving case, declining to place new evidence-gathering restrictions on law enforcement authorities....
03:39 2019-06-28

Can't Suspend Sajjan Kumar's Sentence Without Hearing, Says Supreme Court Cases related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots are not "ordinary" and it is "very difficult" to pass order suspending the life term sentence awarded to former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar without hearing......
23:52 2019-08-05

U.S. Supreme Court faults Trump bid to add census citizenship question The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that President Donald Trump's administration did not give an adequate explanation for its plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, delivering a victory to New York state and others challenging the proposal....
21:26 2019-06-27

As Strikes End, Supreme Court Defers Hearing On Security Of Doctors The Supreme Court Tuesday deferred the hearing on a plea seeking protection of doctors in government hospitals, saying since doctors have called off their strike in West Bengal and other states, there......
01:26 2019-06-19

McConnell says he’d confirm Supreme Court justice in election year WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) — If a Supreme Court vacancy emerges next year, Mitch McConnell, the Senate majority leader, said Tuesday that he would fill it. The comment, however, diverges from his decision in 2016 to not consider President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court nomination of Merrick Garland after t...
06:52 2019-05-30

Supreme Court rejects case to remove ‘In God We Trust’ from US currency Show me the motto. The Supreme Court rejected an atheist case Monday to remove “In God We Trust,” the national motto, from all coins and currency from the Department of Treasury. Michael Newdow, the same activist attorney who tried to remove “under God” from the Pledge of All...
23:13 2019-06-11

Right to bare boobs: Topless advocates take battle to Supreme Court A group of women are taking their mission to “free the nipple” all the way to the US Supreme Court, a report said. The trio of New Hampshire women are asking the nation’s highest court to strike down a ban on women appearing topless in public in the city of Laconia, arguing the ord...
06:26 2019-08-21

U.S. Supreme Court to hear Intel retirement fund dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear Intel Corp's bid to avoid a lawsuit accusing it of violating federal law in making employee retirement plan investments that cost beneficiaries hundreds of millions of dollars....
16:13 2019-06-10

206 U.S. companies urge Supreme Court to protect LGBT workers More than 200 U.S. companies urged the Supreme Court to rule that federal civil rights laws protect workers from discrimination based on their sexual orientation or gender identity....
12:00 2019-07-03

Supreme Court rules against Alaska man in free speech case WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is ruling against an Alaska resident in a case that affects people arrested by law enforcement officers who want to sue and claim their arrest was retaliation for something they said or wrote. The high court ruled Tuesday that because the officers had probable cau...
16:39 2019-05-28

US Supreme Court declines Alabama bid to revive abortion restriction The US Supreme Court has sidestepped a major new challenge to abortion rights by declining to hear Alabama’s bid to revive a Republican-backed state law that would have effectively banned the procedure after 15 weeks of pregnancy....
21:52 2019-06-28

Trump Has Right to End DACA, Justice Dept. Tells Supreme Court The government’s brief in the case, about the fate of the program that shields the young immigrants known as Dreamers, is the first salvo in a legal test of the president’s immigration agenda....
16:39 2019-08-20

Man With Cancer Moves Bail Plea In Supreme Court To "Die In Mother's Lap" An accused who has been diagnosed with third stage oral cancer in jail and wants to "die in the lap of his mother" has moved a bail plea in the Supreme Court which sought Rajasthan Police's response......
16:26 2019-05-28

The supreme court's pro-gun radicalism puts us all in the crosshairs | Lawrence Douglas The court has made it harder for Americans to forge a sensible political solution to a horrific national problemAfter 51 Muslim worshipers were gunned down in Christchurch, New Zealand, the country’s parliament swiftly moved to ban military-style semiautomatic weapons, assault rifles and high-capaci...
13:00 2019-08-20

Supreme Court gives Merck another shot to avoid Fosamax lawsuits The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday gave Merck & Co a new opportunity to avoid lawsuits accusing the company of failing to properly warn patients of debilitating thigh-bone fractures from taking its osteoporosis drug Fosamax, throwing out a lower court decision that had revived the litigation....
17:13 2019-05-21

U.S. Supreme Court takes no action in Indiana abortion cases The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday took no action on appeals seeking to revive two restrictive Republican-backed abortion laws from Indiana, even as debate rages over a new measure in Alabama that would prohibit the procedure almost entirely....
17:13 2019-05-21

Kentucky Supreme Court voids victims’ rights amendment FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A proposed amendment on crime victims’ rights was voided by the Kentucky Supreme Court on Thursday because the question posed to voters was too vague. Voters in November approved the amendment on Kentucky’s version of Marsy’s Law, which would guarantee the rig...
23:39 2019-06-13

Supreme Court blocks citizenship question from 2020 Census After months of controversy, the Supreme Court delivered its long-awaited ruling Thursday on whether the government can add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census -- blocking the move just days before a key deadline....
18:52 2019-06-27

Supreme Court strikes down Obama-era Medicare policy change The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday a change by the Obama administration about how Medicare reimbursements are made to hospitals should be reversed because the government didn't follow proper procedure....
20:00 2019-06-03

Yemeni Guantanamo detainee's bid for release rejected by Supreme Court The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned away a Yemeni man's bid for release after 17 years held as an enemy combatant at the American naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, even as a liberal justice urged the court to decide whether the United States can legally confine such detainees indefinitely....
03:39 2019-06-11

Supreme Court Upholds Indiana Abortion Law On Fetal Remains WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is upholding an Indiana law that requires abortion providers to dispose of aborted fetuses in the same way as human remains. But the justices are staying out of the debate over a broader provision that would prevent a woman in Indiana from having an abortion based...
16:39 2019-05-28

Only 43% Doctors, 29% Nurses In Hospitals, Bihar Tells Supreme Court Hospitals in Bihar are woefully understaffed at every level -- from doctors and nurses to lab technicians and pharmacists, the state government admitted in the Supreme Court today. The government,......
19:26 2019-07-02

Supreme Court throws out conviction of Mississippi death row inmate The US Supreme Court on Friday threw out the 2010 murder conviction of a black Mississippi death row inmate who was tried six times for the same crime by the same prosecutor, ruling that the white prosecutor unconstitutionally kept African Americans off the jury. In the 7-2 ruling, the court found t...
20:52 2019-06-21

Bolsonaro's Conservative Agenda Is Tested in Brazilian Supreme Court When Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro took office in January, he promised to defend what he calls traditional-family values, loosen gun laws and push the nation to the right after decades of mostly leftist rule. But six months into Mr. Bolsonaro’s administration, the Supreme Court is proving to be...
20:39 2019-06-23

Keystone XL Pipeline Plan Is Approved by Nebraska Supreme Court The pipeline has been the subject of litigation for years, and became a proxy for a national debate between environmentalists and the energy industry....
22:26 2019-08-23

Supreme Court ruling could threaten Apple’s 30 percent app commission Enlarge (credit: Chesnot/Getty Images) A narrowly divided Supreme Court is allowing a group of consumers to move forward with a lawsuit charging that Apple overcharges customers for App Store purchases. Apple had asked courts to throw out the lawsuit, arguing that the law only allowed app develope...
15:26 2019-05-21

Greece: Supreme Court hears appeal for far-left killer Greece’s Supreme Court is hearing an appeal by an extremist serving multiple life sentences for the killings of 11 people against the denial of a temporary leave of absence from prison, which led him to launch a hunger strike....
15:26 2019-05-21

Supreme Court declines to hear Alabama abortion case The U.S. Supreme Court decided Friday not to get involved in a controversial abortion case in Alabama, in which the state tried to ban what they call "dismemberment abortions."...
03:26 2019-06-29

Supreme Court to hear discrimination suits from transgender, gay workers The Supreme Court is slated to hear the case of a transgender employee who was fired from a Detroit-area funeral home after informing the owner of plans to transition from male to female and begin dressing as a woman....
20:26 2019-06-11

Supreme Court Orders Status Quo On Demolition Of 369 Houses In Nagpur The Supreme Court on Monday directed maintenance of status quo in connection with demolition of 'encroachments', mainly houses, on 369 plots reserved for public utilities in Bezanbagh area of......
04:00 2019-07-02

Supreme Court Allows Meghalaya To Call Off Operations In Mine Tragedy Seven months after 15 people were trapped in an illegal coal mine in Meghalaya, the Supreme Court today allowed the state government's plea seeking its permission to call off the ongoing operation to......
15:52 2019-07-12

Former US Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dies Justice John Paul Stevens served on the Supreme Court from 1975 to 2010. He began his career as a non-partisan moderate, but from the 1990s and onwards, he led the court's liberal block....
06:52 2019-07-17

U.S. Supreme Court takes up Mexican border shooting dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to decide whether the family of a Mexican teenager fatally shot while on Mexican soil by a U.S. Border Patrol agent who fired from across the border in Texas can pursue a civil rights lawsuit in American courts....
18:13 2019-05-28

Corruption trial against CFK to begin next week, Supreme Court confirms Justices, seeking to avoid 'future arguements' about case's validity after a strong political backlash to its ruling, declare trial against former president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner will begin on Tuesday....
15:52 2019-05-21

Supreme Court Sidesteps Abortion Question in Ruling on Indiana Law The justices upheld a law on the disposal of fetal remains, but declined to hear a case on whether states can prohibit abortions sought solely based on a fetal characteristic like sex or disability....
17:52 2019-05-28

Supreme Court Deals Blow to Apple in Antitrust Case In Apple v. Pepper, the Supreme Court ruled in a 5–4 decision that Apple's App Store customers have standing to sue the company for antitrust violations....
16:00 2019-05-21

Supreme Court to decide what happens when a U.S. border agent shoots someone on the other side There is established Supreme Court precedent that a law enforcement official can be sued for damages if they violate a person’s constitutional rights, but what if the person suing is not an American and was in another country when they were harmed?...
13:26 2019-06-01

Supreme Court tosses murder conviction of black inmate WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is throwing out the murder conviction and death sentence for a black man in Mississippi because of a prosecutor’s efforts to keep African Americans off the jury. The defendant already has been tried six times and now could face a seventh trial. The courtR...
16:39 2019-06-21

Supreme Court effectively blocks census citizenship question for now The Supreme Court on Thursday delivered a setback to the Trump administration's plans to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, effectively blocking the addition of the question for now....
19:52 2019-06-27

The Latest: Dutch Supreme Court upholds Srebrenica liability The Dutch Supreme Court has upheld the partial liability of the Netherlands in the deaths of about 350 Bosnian Muslim men who were murdered by Bosnian Serb forces during the 1995 Srebrenica massacre...
11:00 2019-07-19

Dutch Supreme Court upholds Srebrenica deaths liability The Dutch Supreme Court on Friday upheld a lower court’s ruling that the Netherlands is partially liable in the deaths of some 350 Muslim men who were murdered by Bosnian Serb forces during the 1995 Srebrenica massacre...
12:39 2019-07-19

Supreme Court declines Alabama bid to revive abortion restriction The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday sidestepped a major new challenge to abortion rights by declining to hear Alabama's bid to revive a Republican-backed state law that would have effectively banned the procedure after 15 weeks of pregnancy....
17:13 2019-06-28

No Question Of FIR Registration In Rafale Deal: Centre To Supreme Court The Centre has told the Supreme Court that there was no question of either registration of an FIR or investigation by CBI in the Rafale fighter jets deal as the top court had already concluded that......
02:52 2019-05-27

Wisconsin Supreme Court to rule on GOP lame-duck session MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court is preparing to rule on a legal challenge to a lame-duck session the state’s Republican-controlled Legislature called after setbacks in last year’s midterm election. GOP legislators passed several laws to curtail the power of incoming Demo...
10:13 2019-06-21

Supreme Court rebuffs bid to expand legal protections for gun silencers The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned away a bid to widen legal protections for gun silencers in a case involving two Kansas men convicted for failing to register the devices as required by federal law, as the justices again sidestepped a chance to rule on the scope of the right to bear arms....
22:13 2019-06-10

Kansas Supreme Court Signs Off on Increased Education Spending Almost a decade into a fight over education funding, the state’s highest court declared Friday that Kansas finally was spending enough money on its public schools....
01:13 2019-06-15

Supreme Court Punts on One of the Most Important Tribal Land Cases Ever On the final day of decisions, the Supreme Court declared that it will bump Carpenter v. Murphy to its next term for further argument, a baffling but telling decision in one of the most significant Indian Country legal cases of the century....
20:26 2019-06-27

Brazil's Supreme Court criminalizes homophobia and transphobia The new ruling would legally protect the country's LGBT community, which has among the highest rates of violent deaths in the world.        ...
00:52 2019-06-15

Supreme Court takes up Trump bid to end 'Dreamers' immigration program The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether President Donald Trump acted lawfully when he moved to end a program that shields from deportation hundreds of thousands of immigrants who were brought to the country illegally as children, a key part of his hardline immigration policies....
17:13 2019-06-28

The Latest: Supreme Court blocks census citizenship question WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Supreme Court’s final day before its summer break (all times local): 10:45 a.m. The Supreme Court is forbidding President Donald Trump’s administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census for now. The court says the Trump administrati...
18:52 2019-06-27

In major elections ruling, Supreme Court allows partisan map drawing In a major blow to election reformers, the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday rejected efforts to rein in electoral map manipulation by politicians aimed at entrenching one party in power, a contentious practice known as partisan gerrymandering that critics have said warps democracy....
19:39 2019-06-27

Supreme Court to hear U.S. Bancorp pension plan dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to consider reviving a class action lawsuit against U.S. Bancorp that accused it of mismanaging an employee pension plan in a manner that violated the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)....
17:13 2019-06-28

US Supreme Court decides to let consumers sue Apple over App Store rules The US Supreme Court on Monday ruled against Apple in a case that could have broad implications for the e-commerce industry and which also means the door is now open for consumers to sue the iPhone maker over its App Store rules and practices. In a 5-4 ruling, with Donald Trump appointee Brett Kavan...
21:00 2019-05-21

Supreme Court blocks Trump's census citizenship question, for now The U.S. Supreme Court handed President Donald Trump a significant defeat on Thursday, ruling that his administration did not give an adequate explanation for its plan to include a contentious citizenship question on the 2020 census and preventing its addition to the decennial survey for now....
19:39 2019-06-27

Supreme Court rejects bid to extend legal protections for gun silencers The Supreme Court rejected a bid to have silencers protected by the Second Amendment in a ruling Monday — just days after one was used in the Virginia Beach massacre. A Kansas gun shop owner and a customer were fighting federal convictions for failing to register the devices, arguing that the ...
00:39 2019-06-11

Unnao Teen, Critical, Won't Be Airlifted To Delhi For Now: Supreme Court A teenage girl who was allegedly raped by an expelled BJP lawmaker in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao won't be shifted to Delhi for treatment for injuries she suffered in a road accident last week. Her family......
10:13 2019-08-02

Supreme Court to hear Intel retirement fund dispute Intel has been accused of violating federal law in making employee retirement plan investments that cost beneficiaries hundreds of millions of dollars....
00:39 2019-06-11

Ginsburg suggests many 'most-watched' Supreme Court cases could be decided by 1 vote Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg suggested Friday that a number of the 27 rulings left before the court’s nine-month term finishes at the end of June could be decided by a one-vote margin, according to reports....
14:39 2019-06-08

Why sports betting hasn't gone nationwide yet after Supreme Court ruling A regional divide has opened as states decide whether to expand their sports gambling options after the Supreme Court allowed states to legalize it.       ...
23:13 2019-06-23

Caster Semenya appeals testosterone ruling to Swiss supreme court Athletics South Africa has also vowed to appeal a ruling by the Court of Arbitration for Sport that requires Semenya to artificially reduce her testosterone levels to compete alongside other women....
04:26 2019-05-30

Supreme court upholds Indiana abortion law but avoids broader issue Court is splitting 7-2 on fetal remains measure but staying out of debate over limits on a woman’s right to an abortionThe US supreme court is upholding an Indiana law that requires abortion providers to dispose of aborted embryos and fetuses in the same way as human remains. But the justices are st...
06:26 2019-05-29

Dutch state partly liable for Srebrenica deaths: Supreme Court The Supreme Court of the Netherlands upheld on Friday an earlier ruling that found the Dutch state partly liable for the deaths in 1995 of 350 Bosnian Muslim men who were expelled from a U.N. base and executed at Srebrenica by Bosnian Serb forces....
11:26 2019-07-19

Michelle Carter, who encouraged boyfriend’s suicide, appeals to Supreme Court The Massachusetts woman who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter for encouraging her boyfriend to kill himself filed an appeal to the Supreme Court Monday. Michelle Carter, 22, was sentenced to 15-months in prison for her role in the death of Conrad H. Roy III, who died in 2014 by inhaling carb...
17:00 2019-07-09

Chief Justice Writes To PM Modi, Seeks More Supreme Court Judges Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking to increase the number of judges in the Supreme Court as well as raise the retirement age of high court judges......
21:00 2019-06-22

Supreme Court upholds Indiana law that aborted fetuses be buried or cremated The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld an Indiana law that requires that aborted fetuses be buried or cremated following the procedure. ​But the justices ​refused to consider reinstating Indiana’s ban on abortions based on gender, race or disability after it was blocked by a lower court. ​The 7-2...
23:39 2019-05-28

Supreme Court set to decide major census, electoral maps cases The U.S. Supreme Court, approaching the end of its current term, is due to issue rulings in the coming days in major cases including the Trump administration's bid to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 census and efforts by voters to curb the partisan manipulation of electoral distri...
14:26 2019-06-23

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Man Tried for Same Murders 6 Times by Racist Prosecutors The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned the conviction of Curtis Flowers, a Mississippi man who has been tried six times for the murders of four people in 1996....
23:39 2019-06-21

One year after Supreme Court Janus decision, unions are holding up better than expected On year after the Supreme Court ruling in Janus v. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees that was supposed to decimate public sector unions, organized labor appear to have absorbed the blow better than expected....
20:13 2019-06-27

'Wolf Pack' found guilty of rape by Spain's Supreme Court Five men known as the "Wolf Pack" have been sentenced to 15 years in prison for rape by Spain's Supreme Court, after more than a year of heated protests over their original, lighter conviction....
20:52 2019-06-21

Supreme Court rules cops can draw blood from unconscious drivers Police do not need a search warrant to test the blood alcohol level of an unconscious driver, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday. The ruling was a victory for Wisconsin, upholding its law that says any person who drives on public roads automatically consents to a blood alcohol test, including someone ...
02:26 2019-06-28

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dead at 99 Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens — a strong proponent of abolishing the Second Amendment — has died, ABC News reported. He was 99. Appointed by Republican President Gerald Ford in 1975, Stevens retired after 35 years on the bench in 2010, making him the third-longest-servi...
03:00 2019-07-17

Supreme court rules war memorial in shape of Christian cross can stand Maryland Peace Cross commemorates first world war deadJustices rule 7-2 cross does not violate church-state separationA 40ft-tall, cross-shaped war memorial standing on public land in Maryland does not represent an impermissible government endorsement of religion, the US supreme court ruled on Thurs...
23:39 2019-06-20

Historians rubbish Spanish supreme court's position on Franco's reign Critics say ruling suspending exhumation of dictator’s remains legitimises 1936 coupLeading historians have rubbished the Spanish supreme court’s claim that General Franco was head of state from October 1936, almost three years before his rebellion secured victory in the Spanish civil war.The claim ...
20:13 2019-06-05

Karnataka Crisis Live Updates: Hearing Begins In Supreme Court The 11-day monsoon session of the Karnataka legislature will begin today with the H D Kumaraswamy-led Congress-JD(S) coalition government on a sticky wicket following resignation of 18 of its......
09:13 2019-07-12

Top Five Supreme Court Judges To Hear Public Interest Litigation Matters With the Supreme Court all set to work in its full strength of 31 judges from July 1 after summer vacation, Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi has notified a new roster of work which said top five......
18:52 2019-06-27

Algerian prosecutor refers former PMs to supreme court over alleged corruption: state TV An Algerian prosecutor has asked the supreme court to investigate two former prime ministers and eight former ministers for alleged corruption, state television reported on Sunday, citing a statement from the prosecution....
19:26 2019-05-26

After Justice Dept. plea, Supreme Court yet to decide census case One day after the Trump administration asked the U.S. Supreme Court to rule on its proposal to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, justices did not immediately issue a decision Friday on the divisive case....
18:01 2019-06-21

Supreme Court upholds Indiana law requiring burial or cremation after an abortion The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued an order that will allow Indiana to enforce a law mandating the burial or cremation of fetal remains following an abortion....
16:26 2019-05-28

5 Ways John Paul Stevens Made a Mark on the Supreme Court He was nominated to the Supreme Court by a Republican president, and even as Justice Stevens emerged as a leading liberal, President Gerald R. Ford remained a fan....
15:26 2019-07-17

U.S. Supreme Court upholds Indiana law on disposing of abortion fetal remains The high court, with two liberal justices dissenting, thus found a way perhaps to signal a greater receptivity to state restrictions in the area of abortion....
00:39 2019-05-29

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens has died at age 99 AP Photo/Susan Walsh Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens has died at 99 years old. He retired in June 2010 at age 90. On the Supreme Court, he became known as an independent thinker and a voice for ordinary people against powerful interests. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more st...
18:52 2019-07-17

Supreme Court could tip its hand on Roe v. Wade by taking Indiana abortion case Two laws limiting abortions passed in Indiana in 2016 are ready for review. The justices on Thursday met in a private conference to vote on whether to hear them, and an announcement is expected Tuesday....
19:52 2019-05-27

Supreme Court Allows Maryland Cross Honoring WWI Veterans on Public Land (WASHINGTON) — A World War I memorial in the shape of a 40-foot-tall cross can continue to stand on public land in Maryland, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday. The justices, in ruling 7-2 in favor of the cross’ backers, concluded that the nearly 100-year-old memorial’s presence on a...
17:52 2019-06-20

Spain's Supreme Court to settle "Wolf Pack" sex abuse case Spain's Supreme Court considered on Friday whether to uphold a ruling that cleared five young men of gang-raping a teenager at a bull-running festival, concluding a case that triggered mass protests and calls to change the law....
13:00 2019-06-21

| Brazil Supreme Court rejects request to free ex-leader Lula Brazil's Supreme Court has rejected a request to free leftist icon Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva from prison while they consider whether the convicting judge was biased in his case....
20:00 2019-06-27

| US Supreme Court rules on abortion case but sidesteps wider issue The US Supreme Court has weighed in on the explosive issue of abortion, upholding part of an Indiana law that requires the remains of aborted foetuses to be cremated or buried but sidestepping a separate case on the legality of the procedure....
19:52 2019-05-29

Brazil's Supreme Court resumes debate on divestment of state-run firms Brazil's Supreme Court, the STF, has begun Thursday's session of a hearing in which it is expected to decide whether the sale of state-run firms and subsidiaries requires congressional approval....
20:52 2019-06-06

Trump fumes as Supreme Court blocks census citizenship question The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday handed President Donald Trump a stinging defeat, ruling that his administration gave a "contrived" explanation for its plan to include a contentious citizenship question in the 2020 census in a decision that will make it difficult to add the query to the population...
21:26 2019-06-27

Mitch McConnell Confirms His Brain-Melting Hypocrisy Over the Supreme Court In 2016, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell used former President Obama’s lame duck status as his excuse to block Merrick Garland’s nomination for the Supreme Court after the death of Justice Antonin Scalia....
15:26 2019-05-29

U.S. Supreme Court blocks redrawing of Ohio, Michigan electoral maps The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday blocked lower court rulings that had ordered Republican legislators in Michigan and Ohio to redraw U.S. congressional maps ahead of the 2020 elections after finding that the current districts were designed to illegally diminish the power of Democratic voters....
21:26 2019-05-24

As legal glare turns to Trump, his faith in Supreme Court may be tested President Donald Trump's fondness for the U.S. Supreme Court could be tested by a series of legal disputes targeting him personally – from his taxes and businesses to his 2016 election campaign – that ultimately may be decided by the justices....
12:52 2019-06-19

Supreme Court allows Indiana abortion law governing disposal of fetal remains The Supreme Court on Tuesday reversed an appeals court ruling striking down an Indiana abortion law governing the disposal of fetal remains but declined to revive the state's ban on so-called "discriminatory" abortions....
16:52 2019-05-28

Supreme Court Rebuffs Donald Trump On Census Citizenship Question The Supreme Court ruled on Thursday against adding a question about citizenship to the US census, calling the rationale for it "contrived," in a defeat for President Donald Trump on an issue with......
00:13 2019-06-28

Biden declines to discuss a plan B if the Supreme Court kills Obamacare "Look, this is a court that's ruled it's constitutional twice," Biden said. "We'll see. I'm not going to go down that route and speculate what's going to happen in a negative sense."...
11:00 2019-07-17

Supreme Court agrees to hear US-Mexico border shooting case WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will decide whether the family of a Mexican teenager who was shot to death by an American border agent can sue for damages in U.S. courts. The justices said Tuesday that they will hear arguments next term in a case involving an agent who fired shots across the U.S...
16:39 2019-05-28

Pennsylvania woman wins Supreme Court property rights case WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is siding with a Pennsylvania woman in a case that gives citizens another way to pursue claims when they believe states and local governments have harmed their property rights. The high court ruled Friday in the case of Rose Mary Knick. She tried to bring a lawsui...
17:26 2019-06-21

| Caster free to run as Swiss Supreme Court suspends IAAF ruling The Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland has ordered the IAAF to immediately suspend the implementation of the eligibility regulations against Caster Semenya....
19:13 2019-06-03

Trump refusing to give up on citizenship question despite Supreme Court ruling U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday dug his heels in to include a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 census despite a Supreme Court ruling to block it....
20:26 2019-07-04

Supreme Court To Hear P Chidambaram's Plea On Anticipatory Bail Today Former Union Minister P Chidambaram's plea challenging a Delhi High Court verdict that turned down his appeal for protection from arrest in the INX Media case will be heard by the Supreme Court today.......
03:13 2019-08-23

She Won a Major Victory for Abortion Rights at the Supreme Court. Here’s What She Thinks About the Future of Roe Three years ago this month, on June 27, 2016, the Supreme Court ruled in the biggest abortion case in more than two decades: Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt. In a vote of 5 to 3, the Justices struck down two provisions in a Texas law as unconstitutional because they placed an “undue ...
18:13 2019-06-17

Alaska Supreme Court rules state sex offender registry law unconstitutional The Alaska Supreme Court ruled that a state law requiring the registry of all sex offenders is unconstitutional because it violates offenders' rights to due process. The ruling was issued Friday. ...
03:52 2019-06-15

Supreme Court declines to hear case of Yemeni man detained at Guantanamo Bay The Supreme Court turned away an appeal Monday from a Yemeni man detained at Guantanamo Bay who believes he should be released because the war in Afghanistan has ended....
19:39 2019-06-10

Puerto Rico Supreme Court overturns Pedro Pierluisi as new governor Puerto Rico’s Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that the swearing-in of Pedro Pierluisi as governor was unconstitutional, casting the island into more political turmoil. Pierluisi took the oath of office last Friday when embattled Gov. Ricardo Rosselló resigned after it was revealed he shared d...
23:39 2019-08-07

Puerto Rico’s Supreme Court Overturns Pedro Pierluisi as Governor (SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) — Puerto Rico’s Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned the swearing in of Pedro Pierluisi as the island’s governor less than a week ago, clearing the way for Justice Secretary Wanda Vázquez to take up the post after weeks of turmoil. The unanimous ruli...
23:00 2019-08-07

Supreme court to rule on Obama-era Daca program for young migrants Court expected to hear arguments late this year, with a decision on Dreamers likely to come before 2020 electionThe supreme court will review the constitutionality of an Obama-era program allowing undocumented immigrants who came to the US as children to get temporary deportation relief and work per...
02:39 2019-06-29

Puerto Rico thrown into turmoil as supreme court ousts new governor Move clears way for justice secretary Wanda Vázquez to succeedPedro Pierluisi was appointed by disgraced Ricardo RossellóPuerto Rico’s supreme court on Wednesday overturned the swearing-in of Pedro Pierluisi as the island’s governor less than a week ago, clearing the way for the justice secretary, W...
22:39 2019-08-07

Irish Supreme Court rejects Facebook bid to block ECJ data case Ireland's Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a bid by Facebook to block a landmark privacy case, regarding the transfer of EU users' data to the United States, being referred to Europe's top court....
12:52 2019-05-31

Centre Files Reply On Outbreak Of Encephalitis in Bihar In Supreme Court The Centre this morning filed a reply in the Supreme Court on the Acute Encephalitis Syndrome outbreak in Bihar. The government told the apex court that a 100-bedded paediatric ICU would be set up at......
11:13 2019-07-08

House Democrats seek Supreme Court Justice Kavanaugh's records Two Democrats on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee, including the panel's chairman, asked the National Archives on Tuesday for records from Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's service in the White House under former President George W. Bush....
03:52 2019-08-07

Supreme Court Refuses Urgent Hearing On Plea Against Article 370 Move The Supreme Court today refused to accord urgent hearing to a plea challenging the Presidential Order on Article 370 which revoked Jammu and Kashmir's special status....
14:39 2019-08-08

Supreme Court's Azar v. Allina decision is a tiny victory for the rule of law It’s easy to give up reading amid the minutiae of Monday’s Supreme Court decision, Azar v. Allina Health Services. The majority and dissenting opinions included extended parsing of often obtuse regulatory language. But something simpler and more fundamental hid beneath it all, something worth the ef...
03:00 2019-06-04

Omar Abdullah's Party Challenges Government's J&K Move In Supreme Court Omar Abdullah's National Conference has appealed in the Supreme Court against the government's move to scrap Jammu and Kashmir's special status and divide the state into two union territories. In its......
13:39 2019-08-10

Supreme Court rejects insider trading appeal brought by SAC's Martoma The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal by Mathew Martoma, a former portfolio manager for billionaire Steven A. Cohen, challenging a conviction for insider trading....
19:13 2019-06-03

The Supreme Court could intervene in attempt to remove Trump from office, Dershowitz says President Trump may succeed if he follows through on his attempt to take an impeachment attempt to the Supreme Court, Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz said on Friday....
18:26 2019-06-01

UPDATE 2-U.S. Supreme Court to hear Intel retirement fund dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear Intel Corp's bid to avoid a lawsuit accusing it of violating federal law in making employee retirement plan investments that cost beneficiaries hundreds of millions of dollars....
16:39 2019-06-10

Supreme Court upholds rule allowing state, federal charges WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is upholding a constitutional rule that allows state and federal governments to prosecute someone for the same crime. The court’s 7-2 decision Monday preserves a long-standing rule that provides an exception to the Constitution’s ban on trying someone ...
17:13 2019-06-17

Free Journalist Jailed For "Defaming" Yogi Adityanath: Supreme Court Journalist Prashant Kanojia's arrest by the Uttar Pradesh police for "defaming" Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath "is not murder", the Supreme Court said today, ordering his release....
08:26 2019-06-11

U.S. Supreme Court to hear BP unit's dispute over Montana Superfund site The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to a hear a bid by a unit of British oil major BP to avoid a lawsuit by private landowners in Montana seeking to force the company to pay for a more extensive cleanup of a Superfund hazardous waste site than what federal environmental officials had ordered....
16:13 2019-06-10

U.S. Supreme Court to hear Comcast appeal in racial bias suit The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a bid by cable operator Comcast Corp to throw out racial bias claims accusing the company of discriminating against black-owned television channels....
16:13 2019-06-10

UPDATE 1-U.S. Supreme Court to hear Intel retirement fund dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear Intel Corp's bid to avoid a lawsuit accusing it of violating federal law in making employee retirement plan investments that cost beneficiaries hundreds of millions of dollars....
16:13 2019-06-10

Supreme Court to hear Comcast appeal in racial bias suit The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a bid by cable operator Comcast Corp to throw out racial bias claims accusing the company of discriminating against black-owned television channels....
16:13 2019-06-10

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Iraqi man's torture-related deportation challenge The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a bid to avoid deportation by a Christian Iraqi immigrant who argued he would be tortured if sent back to his home country for a drug conviction after more than three decades in the United States....
17:13 2019-05-21

Supreme Court denies insider trading appeal by SAC’s Mathew Martoma The US Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal by Mathew Martoma, a former portfolio manager for billionaire Steven A. Cohen, challenging a conviction for insider trading. The Supreme Court left in place a June 2018 ruling by the New York-based 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which found there...
19:26 2019-06-03

Abortion-rights activists to rally at supreme court against new state bans About 400 events are set to take place across the US in what groups are describing as a Stop Abortion Bans Day of ActionUS abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, are set to rally in front of the supreme court on Tuesday to protest against new restrict...
18:13 2019-05-21

Supreme Court Begins Daily Hearings On Ayodhya Title Suit A five-judge constitution bench of the Supreme Court has begun final hearing in the Ayodhya title suit as mediation by a three-member panel failed to resolve the matter....
10:39 2019-08-06

Supreme Court declines U.S. request to speed decision on DACA case The Supreme Court declined a Trump administration request Monday to speed up its review on whether it will take up a case on the president's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program....
23:26 2019-06-03

Virginia Republicans lose in U.S. Supreme Court racial gerrymandering case The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed Republican legislators in Virginia a defeat, leaving in place a ruling that invalidated state electoral districts they drew because they weakened the clout of black voters in violation of the U.S. Constitution....
00:13 2019-06-18

Supreme Court declines to hear Oregon same-sex wedding cake case The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear a case brought by a lesbian couple who sued after an Oregon bakery refused to bake a wedding cake for them citing religious convictions....
00:52 2019-06-18

Blackbeard's ship embarks for Supreme Court in video piracy case The nine black-robed justices of the U.S. Supreme Court will soon navigate the treacherous legal waters around a sailing ship made famous in the 18th century by the notorious English pirate known as Blackbeard....
22:52 2019-06-03

U.S. Supreme Court to mull punitive damages against Sudan over embassy bombings The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a bid to reinstate $4.3 billion in punitive damages against Sudan in a lawsuit accusing it of complicity in the 1998 al Qaeda bombings of two U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania that killed 224 people....
18:52 2019-06-28

Supreme Court rejects atheists' attempt to scrub 'In God We Trust' off US currency The Supreme Court rejected an atheist case Monday to remove "In God We Trust," the national motto, from all coins and currency from the Department of Treasury....
01:00 2019-06-11

Ram Temple Existed In Ayodhya Before Babri Mosque, Supreme Court Told The counsel for the Ram Lalla Virajman, a party in the Ayodhya land dispute, claimed in the Supreme Court on Friday that a "massive" temple of Lord Ram dating back to the second century BC existed at......
00:39 2019-08-17

The supreme court is supposed to be a 'check' on the political process. Is it still? | Erwin Chemerinsky In two decisions announced on Thursday, the court’s conservative majority dodged its duty to protect the political processThe most important role of the federal judiciary, including the supreme court, is to check the political process by enforcing the constitution. Related: Supreme court gerrymander...
02:52 2019-06-28

Supreme Court Ruling On Sensitive Cases Like Ayodhya, Rafale After July 1 Upon reopening on July 1 after a six-week summer vacation, the Supreme Court will deal with very sensitive issues, including the Ayodhya land dispute, review petitions in the Rafale case and the......
12:52 2019-06-29

Ruth Bader Ginsburg completes radiation for tumor, supreme court says No evidence of disease remains after treatment for cancerous tumor on justice’s pancreasJustice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has completed a three-week course of radiation therapy for a cancerous tumor on her pancreas and there is no evidence of the disease remaining, the supreme court said Friday.The treatm...
10:26 2019-08-24

Ruth Bader Ginsburg suggests supreme court will issue more 5-4 decisions Justice also described the retirement of swing vote Anthony Kennedy as ‘the event of greatest consequence’Ruth Bader Ginsburg intimated on Friday that the US supreme court will soon issue more 5-4 decisions in watershed cases. The justice also said she regarded the retirement last year of swing vote...
22:00 2019-06-08

Trump's two Supreme Court justices Kavanaugh and Gorsuch split in first term together Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump's two Supreme Court appointees, disagreed more in their first term than any such pairing since Kennedy was president....
01:00 2019-06-30

Supreme Court to hear Trump bid to ditch 'Dreamers' immigration program The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether President Donald Trump acted lawfully when he moved to end a program that protects from deportation hundreds of thousands of immigrants who were brought into the country illegally as children, a key element of his hardline immigration policie...
18:52 2019-06-28

U.S. Supreme Court spurns Virginia Republicans in racial gerrymandering case The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed Republican legislators in Virginia a defeat, leaving in place a ruling that invalidated state electoral districts they drew because they weakened the clout of black voters in violation of the U.S. Constitution....
17:52 2019-06-17

‘Tiger Mom’ Amy Chua’s Daughter Is Brett Kavanaugh’s Next Supreme Court Law Clerk (WASHINGTON) — The daughter of Yale Law School professor and “tiger mom” Amy Chua, who praised Justice Brett Kavanaugh as a mentor to women after his nomination to the Supreme Court, is going to work for Kavanaugh this summer. Yale Law graduate Sophia Chua-Rubenfeld will serve as a...
19:52 2019-06-11

Pete Buttigieg's Supreme Court Reform Plan Is Dumb as Hell 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has a plan to overhaul the Supreme Court, and although it’s probably impossible to get any worse than the system we have now, Mayor Pete sure is giving it the old college try....
18:13 2019-06-03

Buckle in: Supreme Court prepares for dramatic four-week sprint to end the term The Supreme Court is entering the final rounds of a term featuring a newly solidified conservative majority that has faced off at times against the four liberal justices and seen some dramatic moments....
08:26 2019-06-03

Supreme Court rejects Guantanamo detainee's appeal seeking release The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to wade into the contentious question of to what extent detainees held by the U.S. military at the American naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba can seek their release, turning away an appeal by a Yemeni-born man held since 2001....
22:13 2019-06-10

The Supreme Court Ruled that You Consent to a Blood Test by Driving on Roads The Supreme Court ruled on some important stuff today with significant implications for the fate of our country for decades to come. This ruling, though, may be the weirdest of the bunch:...
07:26 2019-06-28

Over 200 major companies sign Supreme Court brief in favor of LGBTQ workers More than 200 major U.S. and international corporations signed an amicus brief submitted to the Supreme Court on Tuesday arguing that excluding sexual orientation and gender identity from federal civil rights law “would undermine the nation’s business interests.” “The 206 businesses that join this b...
07:00 2019-07-03

Supreme Court removes citizenship question from 2020 census forms WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) — The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the Trump administration cannot include a question about citizenship on the 2020 census form that goes to every U.S. household, giving a win to mostly Democratic populous states that said the question would discourage legal and illegal im...
02:26 2019-06-28

Supreme Court to meet behind closed doors on Thursday to discuss DACA The Supreme Court signaled on Monday that it would meet behind closed doors Thursday to discuss whether to take up a case for next term concerning the phase out of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, an Obama-era program that protects young undocumented immigrants who came to the Uni...
22:26 2019-06-10

‘It is deception’: Brooklyn court candidate slams victor who switched to Jewish surname A Jewish Brooklyn judicial candidate says she was robbed of victory when her Protestant opponent changed her name to Cohen to seem more kosher at the ballot box. “It is deception,” Tehilah Berman, 49, told The Post of rival lawyer Caroline Piela’s legal name change to Caroline Cohen during a nasty r...
07:13 2019-06-30

Judge Napolitano: Supreme Court will likely OK census citizenship question, but it's a First Amendment issue The Supreme Court is getting ready to rule on a number of high-profile cases including the Trump administration's controversial census citizenship question -- which senior Fox News judicial analyst Judge Napolitano says will likely be upheld....
20:52 2019-06-03

UPDATE 2-Brazil Supreme Court minister holds up sale of Petrobras units A Brazilian Supreme Court judge has issued an injunction suspending some major divestments by Petroleo Brasileiro SA, according to a document seen by Reuters on Monday, possibly creating a major headache for the state-run oil firm....
01:39 2019-05-28

Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent treatment for tumor on pancreas, Supreme Court says Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg recently underwent a fresh round of treatment for a cancerous tumor on her pancreas, the high court said in a statement Friday. The three-week radiation treatment, performed at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, was admini...
02:13 2019-08-25

Supreme Court to hear Bridgegate case appeal from ex-Chris Christie aides The Supreme Court decided on Friday to weigh in on the Bridgegate scandal by hearing an appeal of two aides to former New Jersey governor Chris Christie, a report said. The court will take the case of Bridget Kelly and Bill Baroni, the officials who were convicted on fraud and civil rights charges f...
19:52 2019-06-28

Abortion-rights activists rally at Supreme Court to protest new state bans U.S. abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, are set to rally in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by legislatures in eight states....
17:13 2019-05-21

Brazil Supreme Court minister holds up sale of Petrobras units - document Brazilian Supreme Court Minister Edson Fachin has issued a ruling that calls for the suspension of some major divestments by state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA, according to a document seen by Reuters on Monday....
01:39 2019-05-28

Justice Thomas urges U.S. Supreme Court to feel free to reverse precedents Justice Clarence Thomas on Monday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to feel less bound to upholding precedent, advancing a view that if adopted by enough of his fellow justices could result in more past decisions being overruled, perhaps including the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abo...
00:13 2019-06-18

Spain's Supreme Court sentences 'Wolf Pack' to 15 years in prison for rape Spain's Supreme Court on Friday sentenced five men accused of attacking a woman in Pamplona in 2016 to 15 years in prison each for rape, overturning a previous sentence which had convicted the men of a lesser charge of sexual assault....
20:13 2019-06-21

Supreme Court Seeks Responses Over Aadhaar-Social Media Linking Cases The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a notice to the Centre and others seeking their response on Facebook's plea to transfer four cases from three High Courts to itself....
15:00 2019-08-20

Petrobras expects Brazil Supreme Court approval for governance rules -source State-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA expects Brazil's Supreme Court to give its blessing on Wednesday to proposed governance rules for the sale of exploration and production (E&P) rights, according to a source with knowledge on the matter....
02:13 2019-06-13

Supreme Court avoids abortion question, upholds fetal burial measure The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday sent a mixed message on abortion, refusing to consider reinstating Indiana's ban on abortions performed because of fetal disability or the sex or race of the fetus while upholding the state's requirement that fetal remains be buried or cremated after the procedure i...
20:39 2019-05-28

Supreme Court dismisses Curtis Flowers conviction over Mississippi jury bias The U.S. Supreme Court overturned the conviction and death sentence of a Mississippi killer Friday because it determined the prosecutor had a history of racial bias in selecting juries....
21:13 2019-06-21

Supreme Court leaves in place Pennsylvania policy supporting transgender students The court declined to review a lower-court ruling that upheld a school district policy letting transgender students use restrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identities....
20:39 2019-05-28

Bill Baroni wants out of prison after Supreme Court agrees to hear ‘Bridgegate’ appeal One of the figures at the center of the Bridgegate scandal wants out of federal prison now that the Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal in the case. Attorneys for former Port Authority deputy executive director Bill Baroni – who was convicted of fraud and conspiracy in November 2016 along wit...
16:13 2019-07-01

Supreme Court declines to hear challenge to transgender restroom policy in Pennsylvania The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear a legal challenge to a Pennsylvania school district's policy that allows transgender students to use whichever restroom they identify with....
21:13 2019-05-28

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg treated for pancreatic cancer The 86-year old U.S. Supreme Court justice, who has had previous cancer scares, tolerated the therapy well and no further treatment is required, a spokesperson said....
03:39 2019-08-24

Supreme Court rules for black death row inmate over prosecutor’s racial bias WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court Thursday reversed the conviction of a Mississippi death row inmate who said the state prosecutor repeatedly kicked black people off the jury each time he was tried for the same murders. “Equal justice under law requires a criminal trial free of racial discri...
05:00 2019-06-22

Arizona Supreme Court’s new chief justice shares thoughts, goals for community TUCSON – Arizona’s new chief justice, Robert Brutinel spend Thursday afternoon sharing his thoughts about the courts’ commitment to the citizens of Arizona. Justice Brutinel was sworn into office on June 21. Prior to serving as Arizona chief justice, Brutinel spent many years in th...
07:52 2019-07-13

U.S. Supreme Court due to issue rulings in major census, electoral maps cases The court, which has a 5-4 conservative majority, has 12 cases left to decide during its current term, which began in October and is expected to conclude by the end of June....
17:52 2019-06-23

Advocacy groups ask Supreme Court to delay ruling on census citizenship question Groups challenging the Trump administration's contentious decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census on Wednesday asked the Supreme Court to consider delaying a ruling on the issue in light of new evidence....
03:26 2019-06-13

Ruth Bader Ginsburg treated for malignant tumor on pancreas, Supreme Court says Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has completed three weeks of radiation therapy at a New York City hospital to treat a malignant tumor on her pancreas, the court said Friday....
22:00 2019-08-23

Supreme Court agrees to hear church-state dispute over public funds The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Friday to hear a case in which a Montana court ruled that religious schools can not participate in a tax credit program that reimbursed scholarship donations....
03:26 2019-06-29

With Supreme Court Gerrymandering Ruling, States Left to Fight District Lines Out on Their Own (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.) — The battle for political advantage in state capitols is poised to become more intense after the U.S. Supreme Court declared that federal judges have no role in settling disputes over partisan gerrymandering. The ruling this week could empower Republicans and Democrats w...
01:13 2019-06-29

Major companies call on U.S. Supreme Court to rule in favor of LGBT workers More than 200 U.S. companies, including Amazon , Alphabet Inc's Google , and Bank of America , on Tuesday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to rule that federal civil rights law prohibits discrimination against gay and transgender workers....
22:00 2019-07-02

ACLU asks Supreme Court to delay ruling on census citizenship question The American Civil Liberties Union requested the Supreme Court to delay making a decision whether the Trump administration can include a controversial question in the 2020 census form until next fall, according to court...
14:13 2019-06-13

Ayodhya Land Dispute Case: Supreme Court Commences Hearing For Tenth Day The Supreme Court today commenced hearing in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case for the tenth day, with counsel for the one of the original litigants seeking enforcement of his rights......
11:52 2019-08-22

Supreme Court Will Hear Byron Allen's Racial Discrimination Suit Against Comcast If you’re suing a person or company for racial discrimination, do you need to prove that race was the sole factor for the discrimination, or merely a contributing factor? That’s the legal decision the Supreme Court will soon decide....
15:39 2019-06-11

Joshua Boyle trial delayed after Supreme Court ruling on sexual history The Supreme Court ordered a new trial for a man acquitted of sexual assault, saying the sexual history of the alleged victim should not have been entered into evidence....
19:39 2019-07-02

Immigrant-rights groups ask Supreme Court to delay decision on 2020 census Immigrant-rights groups asked the Supreme Court on Wednesday to postpone ruling on their legal challenge to the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census until allegations that the query was intended to bolster Republican political advantages can be heard by a lower court....
13:00 2019-06-13

McConnell vows to fill any Supreme Court vacancy in 2020, rankling Dems Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, speaking at a luncheon on Tuesday, made clear what would happen if a Supreme Court vacancy should materialize in the midst of the 2020 election season: "Oh, we'd fill it,"...
07:26 2019-05-29

U.S. Supreme Court avoids abortion question, upholds fetal burial measure The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday sent a mixed message on abortion, refusing to consider reinstating Indiana's ban on abortions performed because of fetal disability or the sex or race of the fetus while upholding the state's requirement that fetal remains be buried or cremated after the procedure i...
18:52 2019-05-28

Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, leading liberal, dead at 99 Former Supreme Court Associate Justice John Paul Stevens, one of the longest-serving justices on the bench, died Tuesday evening at the age of 99, the court announced in a statement....
04:52 2019-07-17

In racial case, U.S. Supreme Court tosses black Mississippi man's murder conviction The U.S. Supreme Court, confronting racial bias in the American criminal justice system, on Friday threw out a black Mississippi death row inmate's conviction in his sixth trial for a 1996 quadruple murder conviction, finding that a prosecutor unlawfully blocked black potential jurors....
19:26 2019-06-21

Congress Moves Supreme Court Over Bypolls For Gujarat Rajya Sabha seats The Gujarat Congress Monday moved the Supreme Court challenging the decision of the Election Commission to hold separate bypolls to two Rajya Sabha seats in the state which fell vacant due to the......
05:39 2019-06-18

Mom who sued transgender daughter over medical treatment takes case to the Supreme Court A mother who sued her transgender daughter for emancipating herself and then obtaining gender transition care is bringing her case to the Supreme Court, though her daughter is no longer a party to the case....
23:39 2019-07-24

Caster Semenya Appeals To Swiss Supreme Court To Stop IAAF's Discrimination Against Her South African runner Caster Semenya is officially appealing the discriminatory regulations put in place to stop her from competing in her best event, the 800 meters....
00:26 2019-05-30

Satanic Temple to challenge Supreme Court abortion ruling on fetal remains The Satanic Temple said Tuesday it will challenge a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling that upheld an Indiana law that requires the burial or cremation of fetal remains in the name of religious freedom....
22:39 2019-05-29

JP Morgan, Banks Helped Amrapali Group Divert Funds: Supreme Court The court on Tuesday ordered the federal anti-money laundering agency to investigate Amrapali, based in Noida, for diverting funds overseas with the help of JPMorgan and others....
13:26 2019-07-24

Supreme Court Grants Bail To 33 People In Anti-Sikh Riots Case The Supreme Court Tuesday granted bail to 33 people convicted for rioting, burning houses and violation of curfew in Triokpuri area of the national capital during 1984 anti-Sikh riots....
21:13 2019-07-23

Democrats slam McConnell's stance on election-year Supreme Court opening Democrats in the U.S. Congress on Wednesday slammed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for promising to fill a Supreme Court vacancy if one occurs during the 2020 presidential election year, after he refused to do so in 2016 because of that year's upcoming election....
21:26 2019-05-29

Supreme Court To Begin Daily Hearings Of Ayodhya Title Suit Today A five-judge constitution bench of the Supreme Court will begin the final hearing of the Ayodhya title suit today as mediation by a three-member panel failed to resolve the matter....
04:39 2019-08-06

Watch live: John Paul Stevens lies in repose at Supreme Court The body of John Paul Stevens lay in repose Monday at the Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C., where the former associate justice sat on the bench for more than three decades....
20:01 2019-07-22

Israelis protest moves to grant Netanyahu immunity, limit Supreme Court Thousands of Israelis protested on Saturday against legislative steps that could grant Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu immunity from prosecution and limit the power of the country's Supreme Court....
22:52 2019-05-25

Supreme Court refuses to hear lawsuit against Loblaws over Bangladesh factory collapse The case arose out of the collapse of the nine-storey Rana Plaza on April 24, 2013, in the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka. In all, 1,130 people were killed and 2,520 others seriously injured....
21:52 2019-08-08

Minnesota Supreme Court tosses conviction of teen who insulted classmate on Twitter A Minnesota stalking law used to convict a high school student for insulting another teen on Twitter is overly broad and violates the U.S. Constitution's First Amendment guarantee of free speech, the state Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday....
02:13 2019-06-20

Supreme Court sides with Oregon bakery that refused to make cake for same-sex wedding The Supreme Court on Monday wiped away a ruling that went against a bakery in Oregon that refused to make a cake to celebrate the wedding for a same-sex couple....
23:13 2019-06-17

Supreme Court-Appointed Panel Probes Use Of Black Money In 2019 Polls Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) vice chairman Justice Arijit Pasayat on Tuesday suggested appropriate amendments in existing tax laws to curb the use of money power to win......
01:26 2019-06-19

U.S. Supreme Court tosses ruling against wedding cake bakers who rebuffed lesbians The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court ruling against the owners of an Oregon bakery who refused based on their Christian beliefs to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple in another case pitting gay rights against religious rights....
03:39 2019-06-18

Lawyers for Massachusetts woman who encouraged boyfriend’s suicide appeal to Supreme Court Lawyers for the Massachusetts woman who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter for encouraging her suicidal boyfriend to kill himself urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to throw out her conviction because it violated her right to free speech.    ...
08:26 2019-07-09

Michelle Carter’s lawyers ask Supreme Court to review suicide-by-text case Lawyers for a Massachusetts woman convicted of involuntary manslaughter last year for pressuring her teenage boyfriend into killing himself are petitioning the Supreme Court to review the case, a report said. The attorneys for 22-year-old Michelle Carter filed the motion with the Supreme Court on Mo...
07:39 2019-07-09

Maker of gun used in Sandy Hook massacre asks Supreme Court to block lawsuit The maker of the assault-style rifle used in the 2012 mass shooting at a Newton, Connecticut, school asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to overturn a court ruling that allowed families of the victims to sue the company over its marketing practices....
21:52 2019-08-01

Trump wants to delay 2020 Census after Supreme Court cuts citizenship question President Trump called for delaying the 2020 Census after the Supreme Court blocked the Commerce Department from adding a citizenship question and asked the agency for a further explanation of why it should be included. ​ ​”I have asked the lawyers if they can delay the Census, no matter how l...
02:13 2019-06-28

Supreme Court could hear first case over the opioid epidemic in suit brought by Arizona Arizona alleged that the family behind the OxyContin maker unlawfully transferred billions of dollars over the last decade out of Purdue to enrich themselves and avoid liability for their role in the drug crisis....
17:00 2019-08-02

The Supreme Court Turned Down a Trump Administration Census Question. The Attorney General Wants to Try Again (EDGEFIELD, S.C.) — Attorney General William Barr said Monday that he sees a legal path to adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census, despite a Supreme Court ruling that blocked its inclusion, at least temporarily. In an interview with The Associated Press, Barr said the Trump administr...
23:26 2019-07-08

The last time the Supreme Court was invited to overturn Roe v. Wade, a surprising majority was unwilling The 1992 ruling in Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey sets the standard by which today’s restrictive abortion laws will be judged....
03:13 2019-05-30

Swiss supreme court gives green light to UBS client data transfer to France Switzerland's supreme court on Friday voted in favor of handing over historical data on over 40,000 UBS clients to French authorities in a landmark ruling....
21:39 2019-07-31

Ginsburg Hints at Sharp Divisions Ahead as Supreme Court Term Nears End Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, in remarks at a conference that included references to the census and Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh, gave liberals little reason to be optimistic....
16:00 2019-06-10

Israelis protest plan to give Netanyahu immunity, limit Supreme Court Opposition protesters have vowed not to let Benjamin Netanyahu undermine democracy, as they rallied against plans to grant the prime minister immunity from prosecution on a series of corruption charges....
01:13 2019-05-26

Democrats outraged after McConnell vows to fill any Supreme Court vacancy in 2020 Democrats are livid after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., stated that Republicans would confirm a new Supreme Court justice in 2020 if given the chance, despite refusing to do so when Barack Obama was president during the last presidential election....
16:26 2019-05-29

Illinois Supreme Court Rejects Ise Appeal of CBOE's Index Option Victory Chicago, IL - September 27, 2012 - On September 26, 2012, the Illinois Supreme Court refused to hear International Securities Exchange's (ISE) appeal of the Appellate Court's May 25, 2012 decision that affirmed a permanent injunction prohibiting ISE from listing or providing an exchange market for t...
06:39 2019-05-22

Mitch McConnell tells audience he would fill Supreme Court seat in 2020 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that he’d work to fill a Supreme Court seat if one came up during the 2020 presidential election — even after not filling a seat during the Obama administration in 2016. McConnell made the statement while speaking at a Paducah Chamber of Commerce e...
16:01 2019-05-29

Florida gun safety group wins Supreme Court review for assault weapons ban A group of gun control activists said Monday it's collected enough petition signatures in Florida to force a review by the state Supreme Court for a proposed ballot initiative that would ban the sale of assault weapons....
22:00 2019-06-10

Supreme Court denies administration request to fast track DACA case The Supreme Court on Monday denied a request from the Trump administration to fast track a case involving the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program for illegal immigrants brought to the United States as children. ...
01:13 2019-06-04

Supreme Court throws out ruling that blocked Florida cross on public land The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday threw out a lower court ruling that declared that a 34-foot (10 meters) Christian cross standing on public land in Pensacola, Florida violated the U.S. Constitution's ban on government endorsement of religion....
17:13 2019-06-28

Russian police detain Crimean Tatar protesters outside supreme court: monitor Russian police on Thursday detained over 40 Crimean Tatars who were protesting outside the Supreme Court in Moscow over what they said was the wrongful conviction of four compatriots on terrorism-related charges, a monitoring group said....
13:52 2019-07-11

Trump urged to ignore Supreme Court, print census question: 'Because we should,' GOP lawmaker says A Republican congressman from Texas encouraged President Trump Tuesday to ignore the Supreme Court and print the census survey with the question about citizenship, as the president mulls an executive order....
11:39 2019-07-05

UPDATE 1-Brazil Supreme Court tilts toward Petrobras asset sales without Congress The first seven votes by Brazil's Supreme Court justices split narrowly in favor of letting state-run firms divest subsidiaries without congressional approval on Thursday afternoon, which would let the nation's state oil company proceed with announced asset sales....
22:52 2019-06-06

Supreme Court rules for Curtis Flowers, black man tried six times for Mississippi murders The Supreme Court on Friday ruled in favor of Curtis Flowers, a black man in Mississippi who was tried six times by the same prosecutor for a 1996 quadruple murder....
17:00 2019-06-21

Gorsuch sides with Supreme Court liberals on Native American treaty case Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch joined liberal justices in a 5-4 decision that upheld hunting rights for Native Americans against Wyoming under a 19th-century treaty signed before it became a state....
19:01 2019-05-21

Trump says he wants 2020 census delayed after Supreme Court setback on citizenship question President Donald Trump said he had sought legal advice about whether the 2020 census could be delayed after the Supreme Court issued a ruling that effectively blocked his administration from adding a question to the survey about citizenship status....
20:13 2019-06-27

Algeria’s ex finance minister appears before Supreme Court in corruption case: state TV Algeria’s former finance minister Karim Djoudi appeared before the Supreme Court on Sunday to face questions about corruption accusations, state television reported....
11:52 2019-06-16

How the Supreme Court's Partisan Gerrymandering Opinion Could Solidify Republican Power for Decades In a sweeping gerrymandering opinion, the Supreme Court gives GOP-controlled state legislatures the go-ahead to draw maps that preserve their own power....
21:13 2019-06-27

Supreme Court: WWI memorial cross doesn't violate church-state clause The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 7-2 Thursday that a large concrete cross in suburban Washington, D.C., that honors veterans of World War I does not violate the U.S. Constitution's separation of church and state....
21:26 2019-06-20

As Real Estate Firms Go Bust, Supreme Court Upholds Homebuyers' Rights The Supreme Court upheld the ability of homebuyers to drag property developers into bankruptcy proceedings as several real estate firms are going bust in Asia's third-largest economy....
18:26 2019-08-09

Mitch McConnell says he would fill Supreme Court vacancy in 2020 after he refused to do it in 2016 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., would seek to confirm a Supreme Court justice if a vacancy opened next year despite vowing during President Barack Obama's presidency to block any election year appointments....
17:00 2019-05-29

UPDATE 1-U.S. Supreme Court to hear Comcast appeal in racial bias suit The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a bid by cable operator Comcast Corp to throw out racial bias claims accusing the company of discriminating against black-owned television channels....
16:39 2019-06-10

UPDATE 1-U.S. Supreme Court to hear BP unit's dispute over Montana Superfund site The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to a hear a bid by a unit of British oil major BP to avoid a lawsuit by private landowners in Montana seeking to force the company to pay for a more extensive cleanup of a Superfund hazardous waste site than what federal environmental officials had ordered....
16:39 2019-06-10

Algeria's ex finance minister questioned by Supreme Court in corruption case: state TV Algeria's former finance minister Karim Djoudi appeared before the Supreme Court on Sunday to face questions about corruption accusations, state television reported....
13:00 2019-06-16

Supreme Court says federal courts don’t have a role in deciding partisan gerrymandering claims The justices agreed to take the cases after lower courts determined the congressional maps in North Carolina and Maryland were so politically tilted that they violated voters’ rights....
21:52 2019-06-27

President Trump Will Take Executive Action on Census Citizenship Question, Defying Supreme Court (Bloomberg)— President Donald Trump will announce an executive action to continue his fight to include a citizenship question on the 2020 U.S. Census, the latest sign he may not be dissuaded after being rebuffed by the Supreme Court. The executive action is expected to be announced at a news c...
16:52 2019-07-11

Satanic Temple to defy law upheld by Supreme Court mandating burial of fetal remains The Satanic Temple said it will challenge a recent Supreme Court ruling requiring the burial or cremation of fetal remains, alleging that it violates the group’s religious liberty....
06:13 2019-05-30

Supreme Court Rejects Alabama’s Appeal on Ruling Blocking State’s Ban on Abortion Procedure (WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court won’t revive Alabama’s attempt to ban the most commonly used procedure in second-trimester abortions after the measure was blocked by lower courts. The justices on Friday rejected the state’s appeal and declined to review a lower court ruling ...
22:39 2019-06-28

Judge grants bail to Bill Baroni while Supreme Court hears Bridgegate appeal A federal judge in New Jersey will allow a former Port Authority executive to be released from prison after the Supreme Court agreed last week to hear an appeal in the Bridgegate scandal. Bill Baroni, 47, was ordered to be released on bail Monday in an order signed by US District Judge Susan Wigento...
10:26 2019-07-02

Supreme Court says it won’t hear appeals case of South Carolina ex-cop who shot unarmed black man The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday said it wouldn’t hear the case of Michael Slager, the white North Charleston police officer who received 20 years in prison for fatally shooting an unarmed black man in 2015, according to a report....
14:00 2019-06-04

Justice Clarence Thomas Likens Some Abortions to Eugenics in 20-Page Supreme Court Opinion The Supreme Court confronted a restrictive Indiana abortion law on Tuesday by upholding one portion of it and punting another. The portion it upheld, which was previously barred by the the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, requires fetal remains be buried or cremated. “This Court has ...
03:26 2019-05-29

Supreme Court blocks census citizenship question; Donald Trump calls for delay After months of controversy, the Supreme Court delivered its long-awaited ruling Thursday on whether the government can add a citizenship question to the 2020 census -- blocking the move days before a key deadline....
00:26 2019-06-28

Trump Throws Temper Tantrum Over Supreme Court Decision, Threatens to Delay Census On Wednesday, the Supreme Court ruled that the Trump Administration could not currently go forward with its plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census. Trump’s solution to this particular defeat is to suggest delaying the Census, and no CONSTITUTION will stand in his WAY....
22:39 2019-06-27

Supreme Court Allows Partisan Districts and Blocks Trump Administration’s Citizenship Census Question (WASHINGTON) — In two politically charged rulings, the Supreme Court dealt a huge blow Thursday to efforts to combat the drawing of electoral districts for partisan gain and put a hold on the Trump administration’s effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. On the courtR...
23:26 2019-06-27

CNN's Chris Cuomo blasts McConnell over Supreme Court comment, tries to encourage viewers to vote him out CNN anchor Chris Cuomo closed his show on Tuesday night slamming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, over his SCOTUS remarks, comparing him to a "fever rash" and suggested to his viewers he should be voted out of office. ...
02:13 2019-05-30

It’s Almost Decision Time for the US Supreme Court, With Questions Regarding Census 2020 and Gerrymandering High on the List With the start of each June, the countdown begins to when the Supreme Court is expected to hand down decisions in cases that came before them in the term, and among the biggest items this term were cases involving census 2020 and partisan gerrymandering....
12:26 2019-06-08

Ruth Bader Ginsburg expects major divisions in upcoming Supreme Court cases Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg appears to expect major disagreements as the court finishes its term this month. “Given the number of most-watched cases still unannounced, I cannot predict that the relatively low sharp divisions ratio will hold,” she said at a Friday conference in Washingt...
20:52 2019-06-08

Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she opposes 2020 Democrats' plans to expand the Supreme Court Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg opposes proposals floated by Democratic presidential candidates to increase the number of justices on the top court, saying any such plan would make the court look partisan....
15:13 2019-07-24

Supreme Court to hear Comcast appeal in Byron Allen racial bias suit The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear cable television operator Comcast Corp's bid to throw out comedian and producer Byron Allen's racial bias lawsuit accusing the company of discriminating against black-owned channels....
22:13 2019-06-10

Hundreds rally at U.S. Supreme Court, calling state abortion bans as step backward Abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking their party's 2020 presidential nomination, rallied at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by Republican-dominated legislatures in eight states....
21:39 2019-05-21

Supreme Court hands down varying decisions in hot-button abortion, transgender and border cases A spate of decisions handed down by the nation's high court on Tuesday left room for cheers -- and jeers -- from both the right and the left, continuing a trend of judicial independence that flies in the face of expectations that Justice Brett Kavanaugh's appointment tipped the scales of justice fir...
20:01 2019-05-28

Supreme Court Upholds Indiana Law on Fetal Remains, but Dodges Bigger Abortion Debate (WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court is upholding an Indiana law that requires abortion providers to dispose of aborted fetuses in the same way as human remains. But the justices are staying out of the debate over a broader, blocked provision that would prevent a woman in Indiana from having an ab...
20:39 2019-05-28

U.S. Supreme Court tosses black Mississippi inmate's murder conviction in racial case The U.S. Supreme Court, confronting racial bias in the American criminal justice system, on Friday threw out a black Mississippi death row inmate's conviction in his sixth trial for a 1996 quadruple murder conviction, finding that a prosecutor unlawfully blocked black potential jurors....
16:52 2019-06-21

Supreme Court throws out murder conviction of black Mississippi death row inmate who has been tried 6 times WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court throws out murder conviction of black Mississippi death row inmate who has been tried 6 times. The post Supreme Court throws out murder conviction of black Mississippi death row inmate who has been tried 6 times appeared first on LEX18.com....
16:39 2019-06-21

Supreme Court rules 40-foot-tall cross can stay on public land in Maryland A 40-foot-tall cross that serves as a tribute to World War I dead may continue to stand on public land in Maryland, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday – saying the memorial doesn’t constitute government endorsement of religion. In a 7-2 vote, the High Court allowed the “Peace Cross” to remain in a bus...
23:00 2019-06-20

Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court to Permit Employment Discrimination Against Transgender Workers The Trump administration’s Department of Justice is asking the Supreme Court to set a legal precedent that would enable employers to fire employees because they are transgender. The Department of Justice has submitted a brief to the Court Friday asking the Justices to rule that Title VII, a fe...
01:13 2019-08-18

Trump to Nominate Late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s Son for Labor Secretary We all know that President Trump met up with nepotism in a back alley, punched it in the balls, and hit it over the head with one of Ivanka’s kitten heels from her cruisewear line that seems to be exclusively sold at Marshall’s....
04:00 2019-07-20

Utah Supreme Court suspends Judge Michael Kwan for anti-Trump jokes The court ruled that Judge Michael Kwan, who served for 20 years in Taylorsville, violated Utah's judicial code of conduct by mocking President Donald Trump from 2016 to 2017....
04:13 2019-05-26

Retired Justice John Paul Stevens, a Liberal Voice on the Supreme Court, Dies at 99 Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, the third-longest serving justice in history, died on July 16, 2019 at the age of 99. “He passed away peacefully with his daughters by his side,” the Supreme Court said in a statement. Stevens, survived by two daughters, died at a hospital ...
11:00 2019-07-17

Supreme Court to hear case of Mexican teenager killed by border patrol agent The question before the justices in the case is when federal law enforcement officers can be sued for civil rights violations in cases where there is no other legal remedy....
23:00 2019-05-28

U.S. Supreme Court upholds Maryland 'peace cross' in church and state test case A 40-foot-tall (12 meters) cross-shaped war memorial standing on public land in Maryland does not represent an impermissible government endorsement of religion, the Supreme Court ruled on Thursday in a major decision testing the boundaries of the U.S. Constitution's separation of church and state....
18:26 2019-06-20

Obama Praises Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens for ‘Fidelity to Our Highest Ideals’ Former President Barack Obama has praised retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, who died Tuesday, saying that the late jurist “heard cases with a level of grace, humility and fidelity to our highest ideals that we should hope all our public servants strive for.” Stevens was th...
01:26 2019-07-18

UPDATE 4-Petrobras, Brazil government dodge bullet as Supreme Court approves asset sales Brazil's Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that state-run firms do not need congressional approval to sell their subsidiaries, a major victory for the government of President Jair Bolsonaro and state-run oil firm Petrobras....
04:26 2019-06-07

Ex-Clinton press secretary calls McConnell 'amoral' for saying he would fill vacant Supreme Court seat Former Bill Clinton Press Secretary Joe Lockhart called Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell “amoral” for stating that Republicans would confirm a new Supreme Court justice in 2020 if given the chance....
21:00 2019-05-29

UPDATE 3-U.S. Supreme Court to hear Comcast appeal in Byron Allen racial bias suit The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear cable television operator Comcast Corp's bid to throw out comedian and producer Byron Allen's racial bias lawsuit accusing the company of discriminating against black-owned channels....
22:00 2019-06-10

‘Contrived’ and ‘a distraction’: Supreme Court issues severe rebuke to Wilbur Ross and Trump administration The justices blocked Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross's move to add a controversial citizenship question to the Census -- and had some sharp words for him....
21:52 2019-06-27

UPDATE 2-U.S. Supreme Court to hear Comcast appeal in Byron Allen racial bias suit The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear cable television operator Comcast Corp's bid to throw out comedian and producer Byron Allen's racial bias lawsuit accusing the company of discriminating against black-owned channels....
18:52 2019-06-10

Runner Caster Semenya appeals against testosterone ruling to Swiss supreme court, says “the IAAF will not drug me.” JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Runner Caster Semenya appeals against testosterone ruling to Swiss supreme court, says “the IAAF will not drug me.” The post Runner Caster Semenya appeals against testosterone ruling to Swiss supreme court, says “the IAAF will not drug me.” appeared first ...
21:13 2019-05-29

Supreme court gerrymandering decision raises alarm as Kagan issues searing dissent – live Justice says move ‘imperils system of government’ as court blocks 2020 census citizenship question for now in blow to TrumpSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 5.19pm BST Twitter has announced it will curtain off tweets that break its rules against abusive behavior without deleting ...
18:39 2019-06-27

Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens was among those who watched Babe Ruth call his shot One of the most iconic tales of baseball lore includes Hall of Fame slugger Babe Ruth allegedly calling his shot before hitting a home run during Game 3 of the 1932 World Series against the Chicago Cubs....
21:26 2019-07-17

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg undergoes cancer treatment for pancreatic tumor Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has completed a three-week course of radiation therapy for cancer, the top court said in a statement Friday....
23:13 2019-08-23

Justices Ginsburg, Thomas trade barbs in Supreme Court ruling on state abortion matter Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Clarence Thomas has two very different opinions when it came to Tuesday’s ruling on upholding an Indiana law supported by abortion opponents that regulates the disposal of fetal remains....
00:52 2019-05-29

Supreme Court to decide if families of Mexican teens killed by U.S. officials in cross-border shootings can sue The justices were unable to settle the issue earlier, but are now grappling with contradictory lower court decisions regarding cases from Arizona and Texas....
20:39 2019-05-28

As Supreme Court Shuts Down for Summer, It Announces It’ll Review DACA Protections for Young Immigrants Next Term Now that the current Supreme Court term has come to an end with a number of major rulings, the nation’s highest court on Friday announced that in its next term, it will tackle whether Donald Trump can end a program that protects from deportation young people who were brought to the U.S. as children ...
04:26 2019-06-29

Puerto Rico justice secretary sworn in as governor after Supreme Court overturns inauguration of predecessor Puerto Rico Justice Secretary Wanda Vazquez was sworn in as the island's new governor Wednesday, hours after its Supreme Court ruled that Friday's inauguration of Pedro Pierluisi as governor was against the law and overturned it....
02:00 2019-08-08

Puerto Rico Supreme Court puts lawsuit seeking to oust governor on fast track Puerto Rico's supreme court agreed on Monday to hear a lawsuit filed by the bankrupt U.S. territory's Senate president seeking to remove newly installed Governor Pedro Pierluisi from office on constitutional grounds....
21:52 2019-08-05

John Paul Stevens, retired supreme court justice and leading liberal, dies aged 99 Stevens served more than twice the average tenure for a justice, and was the second to mark his 90th birthday on the high courtJohn Paul Stevens, the bow-tied, independent-thinking, Republican-nominated justice who unexpectedly emerged as the supreme court’s leading liberal, died Tuesday in Fort Lau...
08:52 2019-07-17

Clarence Thomas rebukes fellow justices over Supreme Court refusal to hear medical malpractice case Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas rebuked his fellow justices for declining to hear a case challenging a rule that blocks service members from suing the government for medical malpractice, known as the Feres doctrine....
14:39 2019-05-21

Ohio 'heartbeat bill' blocked by federal judge as pro-life groups push for Supreme Court appeal Pro-life groups are vowing to go to the Supreme Court after a federal judge on Wednesday temporarily blocked a so-called "heartbeat bill" in Ohio, which would ban most abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be detected....
01:39 2019-07-04

Michael Dreeben, longtime Supreme Court lawyer who aided Mueller probe, leaving Justice Dept. He took a sabbatical from the solicitor general’s office to join the special counsel’s team investigating Russia’s interference in the 2016 election....
02:39 2019-06-20

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19:00 2019-05-28

Neil Gorsuch was the deciding vote in a Supreme Court ruling to uphold the Crow Tribe’s 1868 treaty Neil Gorsuch was the deciding vote in a Supreme Court ruling to uphold the Crow Tribe’s 1868 treaty today, marking the second time he’s joined the Supreme Court’s liberals to uphold tribal law....
16:13 2019-05-21

Supreme Court rules that Maryland ‘Peace Cross’ honoring military dead may remain on public land “The cross is undoubtedly a Christian symbol, but that fact should not blind us to everything else that the Bladensburg Cross has come to represent,” Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. wrote in the 7-to-2 decision....
17:39 2019-06-20

In ruling with implications for Trump’s pardon power, Supreme Court continues to allow state and federal prosecutions for same offense The justices rejected a concerted effort by groups of conservatives and liberals seeking to persuade the court that the exception to the Constitution’s double jeopardy clause is not warranted....
04:26 2019-06-18

The Supreme Court's Latest Ruling Makes It Easier for Cops to Arrest Black Lives Matter Protesters It was a ruling that failed to register widely in terms of national news, but could have potentially devastating effects for protesters around the country—and anyone tasked with keeping police officers accountable....
02:26 2019-06-04

Wife of journalist arrested for allegedly "defaming" Yogi Adityanath petitions Supreme Court, case to be heard tomorrow The wife of Dehli-based journalist Prashant Kanojia, who was arrested on Friday evening for allegedly maligning the image of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, has moved the Supreme Court......
07:52 2019-06-10

Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens watched Babe Ruth call shot in 1932 World Series Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, who died Tuesday at 99, claimed he saw Babe Ruth "call his shot" on a homer in the 1932 World Series.       ...
07:52 2019-07-17

Florida appeals court sends abortion challenge back to lower court A Florida appeals court on Thursday sent a lawsuit challenging a state measure requiring a 24-hour waiting period for women seeking abortions back to the lower court after a judge ruled last year that the law was unconstitutional....
21:52 2019-08-01

Cases With Court-Monitored Probe Showed Better Outcome: Top Court Judge Cases in which probe was being monitored by courts have shown a better outcome, Justice Dhananjaya Chandrachud has said, while making an observation regarding the acquittal of all the accused in the......
09:52 2019-08-18

Top Court Not To Meddle With High Court Order Involving TMC Leader's Wife The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to interfere with the Calcutta High Court order which put in abeyance the summons issued by the Customs Department against Trinamool Congress lawmaker Abhishek......
01:13 2019-07-04

King's court: LeBron dedicates court at his hometown school LeBron James dedicates outdoor basketball court at school he founded for underprivileged children in his hometown       ...
05:52 2019-08-15

Appeals Court Judges Send Emoluments Suit Against Trump Back to a Lower Court A three-judge panel said a lower court judge hearing a lawsuit by congressional Democrats had not adequately considered questions about separation of powers....
04:26 2019-07-20

Centre Asks Top Court Collegium To Rethink Pick To Head Andhra High Court The government is learnt to have asked the Supreme Court collegium to reconsider its recommendation to elevate a judge of the Allahabad High Court as chief justice of the Andhra Pradesh High Court....
19:26 2019-07-21

Centre Moves Top Court After High Court Seeks Mehul Choksi's Medical Data The Centre Tuesday moved the Supreme Court challenging a Bombay High Court order which sought fugitive Mehul Choksi's medical report to ascertain if he was fit to be extradited to India to face trial......
09:13 2019-07-02

‘Oh, We’d Fill It.’ Mitch McConnell Says He’d Fill a Supreme Court Vacancy in 2020 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that he would work with President Donald Trump to fill a Supreme Court vacancy should one arise during next year’s presidential election, CNN reports. The comments marked a reversal from his position in 2016, when he moved to block a nominati...
09:52 2019-05-29

Trump nominates Eugene Scalia, son of Supreme Court Judge Antonin Scalia, as labor secretary Reuters President Donald Trump says he will nominate lawyer Eugene Scalia, son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, to be his new labor secretary. Trump tweets that Scalia "is highly respected not only as a lawyer, but as a lawyer with great experience working with labor and everyone e...
09:26 2019-07-19

Trump to nominate Gene Scalia, son of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, for secretary of labor President Trump on Thursday night announced he's nominating attorney Gene Scalia, the son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, to replace Alex Acosta as secretary of labor....
11:39 2019-07-19

Republican engineer fired by Google slams tech giant over alleged 'bullying' of conservatives: report A former Google engineer claims that he was blacklisted, bullied and ultimately fired by the tech giant all because of his conservative beliefs, The Wall Street Journal reports....
23:52 2019-08-01

Boris Johnson warns Conservatives to deliver Brexit or face 'permanent haemorrhage' after horrific European election result Would-be Conservative leader Boris Johnson has warned his party it must deliver Brexit or face a 'permanent haemorrhage' of voters after a disastrous night of European election results....
08:26 2019-05-27

China slams UK over Hong Kong comments and warns against interfering in unrest China has launched a stinging attack on Britain for interfering in Hong Kong and said the Government has made "inappropriate remarks" on the country's unrest....
03:52 2019-07-04

Russell Westbrook Restructured His Contract To Give Tilman Fertitta Some Money This will be hailed as unselfishness and a team-friendly move, but it’s actually neither of those things: Russell Westbrook, in order to facilitate his trade to the Houston Rockets, agreed to restructure his supermax contract and shift the payment of some of his salary into the future....
08:52 2019-08-09

Venezuela's debts to China, Russia would be restructured through Paris Club: Guaido advisor Loans to Venezuela from President Nicolas Maduro's allies Russia and China would be renegotiated though the Paris Club if Maduro leaves power, an advisor to the opposition said on Wednesday, responding to concerns about favorable treatment for the two countries....
22:52 2019-07-17

Seems Like This Court Really Might Throw Out Obamacare A federal appeals court in New Orleans may be poised to overturn the entirety of the Affordable Care Act, according to CNN. The ruling is part of a suit brought by Republican states challenging the constitutionality of the law without the individual mandate to buy insurance....
02:26 2019-07-10

Pack the Fucking Court The conservative majority on the Supreme Court, which includes a man accused of sexual assault, another accused of sexual harassment, and another who was put there by the anti-democratic leader of one of the most anti-democratic legislative bodies in the (ostensibly) democratic world, has officially...
20:26 2019-06-27

Deadly Shooting Suspect In Court LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)- A man accused of murdering a woman in Lexington is due in court for his first appearance. James Ragland, 28, of Ragland is accused of murdering a 27-year-old woman outside the Fox Club on Winchester Road. His arrest citation states that he fired multiple shots towards the wo...
14:39 2019-05-23

Murder-For-Hire Suspects Appear In Court LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Three Lexington men faced with murder-for-hire charges were arranged in federal court earlier Thursday. Mahmoud Shalash, John Sadiqullah, and Abdul Hadi were charged and arrested earlier this month, accused of attempting to pay 10,000 dollars to have another man killed...
21:26 2019-05-23

Mexican Court Says Cocaine Should Be Allowed A pro-legalization group in Mexico says a court has granted two injunctions ordering the government to allow plaintiffs to carry and use cocaine, though not to buy or sell it....
02:13 2019-08-22

High court could cause Va. election drama, but likely won’t WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court could throw a wrench into Virginia politics with a decision expected this month. The state is readying for primaries Tuesday. But a case the justices have yet to decide could mean revisions to about two dozen state House voting districts and, in theory, a new prim...
20:52 2019-06-08

"You Must Be Stupid": Duterte Says Won't Be Tried By International Court Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has declared he will never be tried by an international court for mass killings in his war on drugs, and vowed no let-up in a crackdown that he said he was winning......
14:26 2019-07-17

Kenyan Court Upholds Law Banning Gay Sex A Kenyan appeals court upheld a colonial-era law that criminalizes gay sex, a bruising defeat for activists fighting to overturn such legislation across Africa....
21:00 2019-05-24

Kenya’s High Court Upholds Ban on Gay Sex The ruling on laws that date from the British colonial era disappointed but did not surprise gay rights advocates in Africa, where anti-gay views are common....
16:39 2019-05-24

EU court rules against autobahn tolls The ECJ has rejected the fees known as "vignettes" after Austria, with support from the Netherlands, had lodged a complaint. The EU has said the tolls are in breach of anti-discrimination laws....
11:26 2019-06-18

U.S. appeals court to take up constitutionality of Obamacare The future of Obamacare could be at stake on Tuesday when a coalition of Democratic-led states and House of Representatives urge a federal appeals court to overturn a Texas judge's ruling that the U.S. healthcare reform law is unconstitutional....
13:26 2019-07-09

Botswana high court decriminalises gay sex Major victory for LGBT rights campaigners after judges rule laws are unconstitutionalHigh court judges in Botswana have ruled that laws criminalising same-sex relations are unconstitutional and should be struck down, in a major victory for gay rights campaigners in Africa.Jubilant activists in the p...
14:26 2019-06-11

Why Kirchner’s Comeback Goes Through Argentine Court Former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, who returned to the public eye after winning a seat to the Senate in 2017, says she is running for vice-president in October elections. She’s also standing trial for alleged corruption charges stemming from her presidency and that of her lat...
19:00 2019-05-30

New court resource center opens TUCSON – The new Pima County Juvenile Court Resource Center is officially open. Arizona’s new Chief Justice Robert Brutinel was at the ribbon-cutting ceremony. The center will provide one-stop access to legal forms and information. “This is a tremendous asset for access to justice,...
08:52 2019-07-12

Democrats go to court over Trump's tax returns House Democrats asked a federal court on Tuesday to order the Trump administration to turn over President Donald Trump's tax returns to the House Ways and Means Committee, after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin refused to comply with a subpoena for the records.Article originally published on POLITI...
18:00 2019-07-02

Why hasn't the El Paso gunman been seen in court? Three days after a horrific massacre at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas killed 22 people, the accused gunman Patrick Crusius still has not been arraigned.        ...
07:13 2019-08-07