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Youths’ climate change lawsuit goes to Alaska Supreme Court

The Alaska Supreme Court will hear arguments Wednesday in a lawsuit that claims state policy on fossil fuels is harming the constitutional right of young Alaskans to a safe climate....

Youths’ climate change lawsuit goes to Alaska Supreme Court

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Alaska Supreme Court hears climate change lawsuit Attorneys for 16 young Alaskans who sued over state climate change policy have argued their case before Alaska Supreme Court justices. (Oct 9)        ...
08:28 2019-10-10

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. ...
01:56 2019-06-15

Summer getaways we're losing to climate change, from Alaska to Yellowstone National Park Which vacation destinations are suffering from temperature and weather fluctuations? These getaways are deteriorating due to climate change.       ...
18:56 2019-07-05

Supreme Court allows blind man's website lawsuit against Domino's Pizza to proceed The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal from Domino's Pizza, clearing the way for a lawsuit filed by a blind man alleging the chain's website and mobile-phone app are not accessible to people with disabilities....
06:00 2019-10-08

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 practi...
21:28 2019-08-01

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....
21:42 2019-08-08

Climate change lawsuit against US government faces major hurdle PORTLAND, Ore. — A lawsuit by a group of young people who say US energy policies are causing climate change and hurting their future faces a major hurdle Tuesday as lawyers for the Trump administration argue to stop the case from moving forward. Thre...
05:00 2019-06-05

Young Americans’ lawsuit on climate change faces big hurdle PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A lawsuit by a group of young people who say U.S. energy policies are causing climate change and hurting their future faces a major hurdle Tuesday as lawyers for the Trump administration argue to stop the case from moving forwar...
12:28 2019-06-04

CORRECTED-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 Newtown, 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 pract...
22:56 2019-08-01

The Federal Government Is Still Trying to Kill Young Activists' Climate Change Lawsuit Climate change, which may actually end us all much sooner than anticipated, will nevertheless have the biggest adverse effect on the generation of kids growing up now. So obviously, the federal government is trying to disappear a lawsuit filed by a g...
06:28 2019-06-05

Supreme Court Lets Lawsuit Claiming Domino's Website Violates Americans With Disabilities Act Proceed The Supreme Court declined to give Domino’s Pizza Inc. an out from a lawsuit arguing that its website is inaccessible to people with blindness, denying a petition on Monday that could have allowed the company to evade facing the plaintiff in court.Re...
15:14 2019-10-08

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....
19:14 2019-06-03

'You're trying to change the meaning of sex': supreme court hears LGBTQ cases Cases are the court’s first on LGBTQ rights since Anthony Kennedy’s retirement and replacement by Brett KavanaughOpinion: Will the court uphold basic protections?A seemingly divided supreme court struggled on Tuesday over whether a landmark civil rig...
01:42 2019-10-09

Judge rejects young Quebecers’ lawsuit seeking federal action on climate change Superior Court Justice Gary Morrison delivered his ruling Thursday, emphasizing that the cause of environmental protection was of undoubted importance but raising doubts about the nature of the class seeking damages....
23:56 2019-07-16

They Sued the Government Over Climate Change. A Key Day in Court Has Arrived. A federal appeals court will hear a closely watched lawsuit brought by young people to compel the federal government to take action on climate change...
21:14 2019-06-04

US court weighs if climate change violates children’s rights PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — In a courtroom packed with environmental activists, federal judges wrestled Tuesday with whether climate change violates the constitutional rights of young people who have sued the U.S. government over the use of fossil fuels. A...
04:28 2019-06-05

UK Supreme Court decision LIVE: Gina Miller arrives at Supreme Court ahead of decision over whether Parliament shutdown was unlawful Gina Miller has arrived at the Supreme Court where judges will this morning give a historic ruling over the legality of the five-week Parliament shutdown....
10:42 2019-09-24

Alaska lawsuit seeks to block Trump road deal through refuge Environmentalists on Wednesday filed a lawsuit challenging a new Trump Administration plan to build a road through a national wildlife refuge in Alaska....
09:14 2019-08-08

Kids can make sceptical parents change their minds on climate change A special curriculum for kids helped them persuade their parents to see climate change as a threat, and it had the most effect on conservative parents...
16:56 2019-05-21

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....
00:00 2019-08-14

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......
13:14 2019-06-13

Supreme Court sends Florida cross case back to lower court WASHINGTON (AP) — A legal challenge to a cross that stands in a public park in Florida is getting another look. The Supreme Court on Friday told a lower court to review decisions that the cross should be removed and take into account an opinion the c...
16:14 2019-06-28

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......
13:00 2019-06-14

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 o...
06:42 2019-06-12

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......
23:56 2019-08-02

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 right...
16:28 2019-06-17

Supreme Court sends Oregon wedding cake case back to lower court The US Supreme Court on Monday tossed a state court ruling that upheld a $135,000 fine for an Oregon cake shop for refusing to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple. The high court’s ruling was a small victory for Melissa and Aaron Klein — w...
00:14 2019-06-18

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....
16:56 2019-06-17

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......
04:00 2019-06-18

Climate crisis: Alaska is melting and it’s likely to accelerate global heating The state has just had its warmest spring on record, causing permafrost to thaw and dramatically reshaping some areasA city in western Alaska has lost a huge stretch of riverbank to erosion that may turn it into an island, amid renewed warnings from ...
12:00 2019-06-14

'There is no silver lining': why Alaska fires are a glimpse of our climate future For residents of Anchorage, July’s wildfire and unprecedented temperatures plus the current McKinley Fire confirm that global heating has changed life foreverMajor fires are burning this week in south-central Alaska, lengthening the state’s wildfire ...
07:14 2019-08-23

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....
00:42 2019-06-09

McConnell to Supreme Court: We won’t let Dems 'pack the court' Mitch McConnell is at war with Senate Democrats over the Supreme Court all over again. The Senate majority leader and his 52 GOP colleagues sent a letter to the Supreme Court on Thursday pushing back against a Democratic amicus brief urging the cour...
03:42 2019-08-30

Fox & Friends Go From Mocking Climate Strike to Covering Effects of Climate Change Without Hint of Irony Sorry to all you people attending the global climate strike today, but you are protesting over absolutely nothing—especially not the massive rains and flooding currently being seen in Houston. Nope, definitely not that....
23:42 2019-09-20

Billie Eilish and Woody Harrelson teamed up to speak out on climate change: 'We are in a climate emergency' Billie Eilish/YouTube Woody Harrelson and Billie Eilish teamed up to speak out against climate change in a new video. The actor and the "Bad Guy" singer, who recently appeared on the season premiere of "Saturday Night Live" together, highlighted th...
06:56 2019-09-30

Guardian tells staff to use ‘climate crisis’ instead of ‘climate change’ Britain’s Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown.” Editor-in-chief Katharine Viner advised the staff in an email Friday that the phrase...
14:56 2019-05-21

The Alaska Governor’s Proposed Budget Cuts Would Be a Disaster for US Climate Research It’s not just the Alaskan landscape that’s on fire right now. The university system could also go up in smoke if the Governor Mike Dunleavy’s proposed budget cuts go through. That includes crucial research into how the U.S. Arctic is shifting as temp...
23:00 2019-07-02

Global climate strike: Thousands join Australian rallies as protesters around world demand action on climate change Incredible images show tens of thousands of protesters gathering in Australia as what could be the largest climate protest in history gets under way around the world....
12:56 2019-09-20

Climate action: Can we change the climate from the grassroots up? The past couple of years will likely go down in history as the ones when climate change really hit. Maybe also, however, as the ones in which people started to hit back. DW looks at some civil society victories....
17:56 2019-06-13

Should We Be Calling Climate Change a 'Climate Crisis'? How we talk about climate change is rapidly shifting as the ramifications of unchecked carbon pollution become ever clearer. The Guardian sped that shift along last week, when it updated its style guide to encourage reporters to refer to climate chan...
00:00 2019-05-22

Sarah Palin's husband seeks divorce, Alaska court filing suggests Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, the 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee, and her husband, Todd, appear headed for divorce after more than 30 years of marriage, state court records showed....
17:14 2019-09-10

Lawsuit claims politics motivated change to census A judge says allegations that Republicans pushed to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census because they thought it would give white people an electoral advantage are "serious." (June 5)        ...
13:56 2019-06-06

It's Kids vs. the World in a Landmark New Climate Lawsuit UNITED NATIONS—On Monday, Greta Thunberg and 15 other young people filed a potentially world-changing lawsuit. On an abnormally steamy day in New York, when sweat built on the brows of the dark-suited diplomats funneling into the United Nations for a...
19:00 2019-09-23

'Tfue' lawsuit could 'dramatically' change contracts for pro streamers and esports competitors Pro Fortnite player Turner "Tfue" Tenney's lawsuit against his team might be a watershed moment in player contract negotiations, experts said Monday....
15:28 2019-05-21

UK Supreme Court ruling: What happens next? The UK Supreme Court has ruled that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend Parliament was unlawful. So what are the next steps for Parliament, Brexit and the prime minister?...
00:14 2019-09-25

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....
01:42 2019-06-28

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....
06:00 2019-08-06

| 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....
10:00 2019-06-29

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....
11:42 2019-06-29

UK Supreme Court: Prorogation of Parliament was unlawful The UK Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend Parliament was unlawful. The court ruled that Parliament can reconvene "as soon as possible."...
16:14 2019-09-24

Supreme Court Strikes Down Tennessee Liquor Law The law barred newcomers to the state from operating liquor stores. The justices based their decision on the 21st Amendment, which ended Prohibition....
18:42 2019-06-27

10 things to know about Supreme Court case against government If you have been too busy to follow the proceedings of the Supreme Court, where it is being decided whether Boris Johnson's suspension of parliament was legal, here are 10 things worth knowing:...
21:00 2019-09-19

How often does the Supreme Court overturn precedents like Roe v. Wade? From the mid-1950s through the mid-1970s, the Supreme Court reversed its own positions in ways that dramatically reshaped the country on civil rights, freedom of speech and protections for criminal defendants. The current court under Chief Justice Jo...
01:42 2019-05-22

Supreme court to consider abortion law almost identical to one it just rejected In 2016, the court called Texas restrictions unconstitutional. But the makeup of justices has shifted prior to a similar Louisiana caseThe US supreme court will hear a case on severe abortion restrictions in Louisiana that promises to have wide-rangi...
10:56 2019-10-05

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 ...
08:28 2019-06-08

Parking One Of Delhi's "Most Serious Problems", Says Supreme Court Terming parking one of the "most serious problems", the Supreme Court on Monday directed the Delhi government to ensure that proper assessment of parking needs for the next 25 years is done while......
07:42 2019-09-03

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....
16:00 2019-06-28

Philippines Supreme Court upholds ban on same-sex marriage The high court dismissed a petition filed by a 33-year-old gay man seeking to legalize same-sex marriage, because he doesn't have a partner and therefore can't claim to be a victim of existing laws....
13:28 2019-09-04

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...
16:14 2019-06-28

Supreme Court's Migrant Ruling Changes Little at Border for Now The Trump administration’s new migrant rule, upheld for the time being by the Supreme Court, could expedite decisions to deport some applicants, but options other than asylum remain....
06:14 2019-09-13

Trump: Impeachment fight could go to Supreme Court President Donald Trump predicted Wednesday that his impeachment fight with House Democrats could end up at the Supreme Court. He also went after former Vice President Joe Biden after he declared for the first time that Trump must be impeached. (Oct. ...
03:14 2019-10-10

Factbox: What is Britain's Supreme Court ruling all about? Britain's Supreme Court will rule on Tuesday whether a decision by Prime Minister Boris Johnson to suspend parliament for five weeks in the run-up to Brexit was unlawful, potentially throwing his Brexit plans into further disarray....
02:42 2019-09-24

Brett Kavanaugh and the supreme court: here comes trouble As the justices reconvene for a term that may even include an impeachment trial, two books fire opening shots that missOn Monday, the supreme court will reconvene after its annual summer recess. Gun control, immigration and transgender rights are set...
11:42 2019-10-06

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....
15:42 2019-07-03

Supreme Court Gets Four New Judges, Now Has 34 To Clear Backlog Four new Supreme Court judges will take office today after they were administered their oaths of office by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, bringing the strength of the top court to 34 - its highest ever...
09:28 2019-09-23

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....
20:56 2019-06-27

Supreme court to rule on whether Trump can end Daca 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 childre...
03:00 2019-06-29

Kentucky Supreme Court Strikes Down Marsy’s Law FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– In November of 2018 voters in Kentucky said yes to Marsy’s Law, a constitutional amendment that gives crime victims more rights. But the Supreme Court of Kentucky says that law was not passed correctly. Back in Fe...
17:28 2019-06-13

What Is the Census Citizenship Question? And What Did the Supreme Court Say? An attack on immigrants or a need to protect minority voters? With deadline to print 2020 census forms looming on Monday, justices left the question undecided....
18:42 2019-06-27

Don't Ask How to Pay for Climate Change. Ask Who Opinion: Asking presidential candidates *how* they'll pay for the cost of climate change is naive. We should be asking, “*who* is going to pay?” and “how much?”...
01:14 2019-08-03

The DNC Won't Take Climate Change Seriously He may be an underdog, but 2020 presidential candidate and Washington governor Jay Inslee is deadly serious about climate change. The Democratic National Committee, however, is ignoring Inslee’s extremely valid request to make climate change a major ...
07:42 2019-06-06

Court: Lawsuit over boy’s gluten-free meal can proceed WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court has reinstated a lawsuit alleging that a restaurant in Colonial Williamsburg forced an 11-year-old Maryland boy to leave when he brought his own gluten-free meal on a school field trip. The lawsuit say...
23:14 2019-05-31

FTC, AT&T settle 2014 lawsuit over data slowdowns: court The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and AT&T Inc reached a settlement agreement on a 2014 case that accused the company of slowing down data sent to wireless devices, a federal court ruling showed on Friday....
03:00 2019-08-24

FTC, AT&T settle 2014 lawsuit over data slowdowns - court The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and AT&T Inc reached a settlement agreement on a 2014 case that accused the company of slowing down data sent to wireless devices, a federal court ruling showed on Friday....
05:00 2019-08-24

Facebook facial recognition lawsuit can proceed, says US court Firm will appeal against action that could expose it to billions of dollars in potential damagesA US federal appeals court has rejected Facebook’s effort to undo a class action lawsuit alleging it illegally collected and stored biometric data for mil...
16:56 2019-08-09

Japan court turns down Sendai reactor lawsuit A Japanese court has denied a request from local residents to cancel regulatory approval of the No. 1 and No. 2 reactors at Kyushu Electric Power Co....
19:14 2019-06-17

U.S. asks federal court to throw out Huawei lawsuit The U.S. government filed a motion on Wednesday asking for the dismissal of a lawsuit by Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd that claimed the United States had acted illegally when it blacklisted Huawei's products....
00:00 2019-07-05

Prince Harry’s tabloid lawsuit 'will likely take a year to get to court' Duke of Sussex joins case against Sun and Mirror in group action over phone hackingPrince Harry’s legal action against newspaper publishers over phone-hacking is likely to take a year to come to court, it has emerged, as pressure builds over the tabl...
05:56 2019-10-07

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....
01:42 2019-08-08

US Supreme Court Allows Trump Asylum Restrictions To Take Effect The US Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed asylum restrictions by President Donald Trump's administration to take effect, preventing most Central American migrants from applying at the US border....
04:42 2019-09-12

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......
12:00 2019-07-08

How U.S. abortion rights could take a hit as the Supreme Court term begins The big question is not so much whether the court will take up an appeal that could permit new restrictions on abortion rights, but when it will do so, according to legal experts....
18:42 2019-09-26

No Evidence, No Witness: Pak Supreme Court Releases Man After 18 Years After being in jail for over 18 years for charges under Pakistan's controversial blasphemy laws, a death-row convict was finally acquitted by the country's Supreme Court due to lack of evidence....
17:28 2019-09-26

Mexican Supreme Court Justice abruptly resigns Justice Eduardo Medina Mora's resignation was the first to take place since 1994, when Mexico's Supreme Court was created. The jurist was on the verge of being potentially investigated by the government's financial unit....
07:28 2019-10-04

Gay, transgender rights in spotlight as U.S. Supreme Court returns The U.S. Supreme Court kicks off its new term this week, with a major dispute on tap over whether a landmark decades-old federal anti-discrimination law that bars sex discrimination in the workplace protects gay and transgender employees....
21:14 2019-10-06

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....
13:56 2019-06-28

As the Supreme Court Gets Back to Work, Five Big Cases to Watch In its first full term since the arrival of Justice Kavanaugh, the court could issue a number of blockbuster decisions on divisive issues in an election year....
12:28 2019-10-06

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)        ...
22:56 2019-05-21

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....
02:14 2019-06-05

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 morato...
21:28 2019-06-17

Supreme Court agrees to take up restrictive Louisiana abortion law The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Friday to hear arguments over a controversial abortion law in Louisiana critics say would severely limit the availability of the procedure in the state....
19:14 2019-10-04

Protesters at Supreme Court as it weighs LGBT rights Protesters gathered outside the Supreme Court on Tuesday as justices hear arguments in two of the term's most closely watched cases over whether federal civil rights law protects LGBT people from job discrimination. (Oct. 8)     ...
02:56 2019-10-09

Trump ban on asylum seeker approved by Supreme Court The Supreme Court has allowed the enforcement of a controversial measure that prevents most Central American immigrants from seeking asylum in the US....
20:14 2019-09-12

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...
18:42 2019-06-27

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....
02:28 2019-06-28

Petition Against End Of Special Status To J&K In Supreme Court Today A batch of petitions challenging the government's move to scrap special status of Jammu and Kashmir will come up for hearing in the Supreme Court today. While the National Conference and others had......
06:00 2019-08-28

Vice President Calls For Bifurcation Of Supreme Court Expressing "serious concern" over inordinate delay in justice delivery, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday pitched for bifurcating the Supreme Court to handle constitutional matters and appeals......
02:28 2019-09-28

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....
20:56 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...
10:42 2019-06-28

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 war...
10:42 2019-06-28

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...
00:42 2019-06-05

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 ...
08:42 2019-06-28

Mnuchin: Supreme Court may be next in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac case CNBC's Diana Olick reports from Capitol Hill where Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told her he's exploring a number of options to push forward with privatizing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac....
18:00 2019-09-10

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....
18:56 2019-06-10

Supreme Court backs Trump on asylum crackdown The U.S. Supreme Court granted a request by President Donald Trump's administration to fully enforce a new rule that would curtail asylum applications by immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, a key element of his hardline immigration policies....
01:00 2019-09-12

PM floats plan for Supreme Court judges to be vetted by MPs Supreme Court judges should be vetted by MPs in a US-style system, Boris Johnson has suggested as he prepared to open this week's Conservative Party conference. ...
03:42 2019-09-29

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 ma...
08:00 2019-06-17

Supreme Court rules against oil drilling platform workers WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has ruled against workers on oil drilling platforms off California who argued they should be paid for the off-work time they spend on the platform, including sleeping. The high court said Monday that federal law ap...
17:28 2019-06-10

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....
04:14 2019-07-02

Supreme Court agrees to hear ‘Bridgegate’ case WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal involving two people convicted in New Jersey’s “Bridgegate” scandal. The justices said Friday they would hear a case in the fall involving Bridget Kelly and Bill Baron...
16:14 2019-06-28

Supreme Court rejects appeal from Guantanamo detainee WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is rejecting an appeal from a Yemeni man who has been held without charges at the U.S. Navy base in Cuba for more than 17 years. One justice says “it is past time” to examine the indefinite detention of...
17:28 2019-06-10

U.S. Supreme Court backs Trump on asylum crackdown The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday granted a request by President Donald Trump's administration to fully enforce a new rule that would curtail asylum applications by immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, a key element of his hardline immigration pol...
02:14 2019-09-12

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 ...
14:56 2019-06-06

Supreme Court allows full enforcement of asylum crackdown The U.S. Supreme Court granted a request by President Donald Trump's administration to fully enforce a new rule that would curtail asylum applications by immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, a key element of his hard-line immigration policies....
01:00 2019-09-12

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....
17:42 2019-06-28

Census, redistricting top remaining Supreme Court cases WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court enters its final week of decisions with two politically charged issues unresolved, whether to rein in political line-drawing for partisan gain and allow a citizenship question on the 2020 census. Both decisions cou...
15:00 2019-06-23

Dem senator hit with bar complaint for ‘openly threatening’ Supreme Court Conservative watchdog Judicial Watch has accused Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., of “openly threatening the U.S. Supreme Court,” in a complaint brought before the Rhode Island Judiciary....
01:14 2019-08-23

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....
18:14 2019-06-28

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 ...
12:14 2019-07-09

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 jud...
13:00 2019-06-30

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 Wyom...
14:38 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 win...
19:56 2019-06-28

Impeachment Row May End Up "Being A Big Supreme Court Case": Donald Trump US President Donald Trump said Wednesday that a battle with Democrats over his possible impeachment would likely go to the Supreme Court, after the White House said it would not cooperate with an......
06:00 2019-10-10

Unlawful: the supreme court stuns Boris Johnson Philippe Sands QC on the decision by the supreme court to rule against the government on the suspension of parliament. Plus: Shoshana Zuboff on how to fight back against surveillance capitalismAs Boris Johnson prepared to give a speech at the UN in N...
11:56 2019-09-25

Chief Justice Roberts says Supreme Court nonpartisan U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts Tuesday said that justices on the Supreme Court are not swayed by politics despite the current fraught political climate....
09:28 2019-09-25

P Chidambaram, In CBI Custody, May Get Supreme Court Hearing Today Former Union Minister P Chidambaram's petition challenging the rejection of his request for protection from arrest in the INX Media case will be heard by the Supreme Court today. The Delhi High Court......
07:14 2019-08-23

U.S. Supreme Court not politicized, says Chief Justice Roberts U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts, speaking at a New York synagogue on Tuesday night, lamented the perception that the Supreme Court is becoming politicized and that the justices' decisions are guided primarily by their partisan affiliation....
07:28 2019-09-25

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...
18:00 2019-06-03

Brexit: UK Supreme Court to rule on suspension of parliament Britain's highest court is set to determine whether Boris Johnson's decision to prorogue parliament was unlawful. Critics have accused the prime minister of silencing debate in his attempts to push through Brexit....
09:14 2019-09-17

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....
23:56 2019-05-28

U.S. Supreme Court to hear IBM retirement fund dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to weigh 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....
16:56 2019-06-03

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....
06:00 2019-06-14

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 th...
04:28 2019-08-14

Clarence Thomas predicts Supreme Court will have to take up abortion law Justice Clarence Thomas predicted the Supreme Court eventually will have to take up abortion law, after the court on Tuesday refused to consider reinstating Indiana’s 2016 law that bans women from aborting a fetus based on its race, gender or disabil...
08:28 2019-05-29

Will Supreme Court judges be convinced the PM lied to the Queen? The prime minister says the suspension of parliament is to allow the government to set out a new legislative agenda in a Queen's Speech when MPs return to parliament on 14 October....
03:28 2019-09-18

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....
20:01 2019-05-21

What Boris Johnson’s Defeat in the U.K. Supreme Court Means On Sept. 24, the U.K. Supreme Court handed down its most politically explosive judgment in its almost ten years of existence. No one could confidently predict which way it would go, right up until the last moment. Then, as Lady Hale, the Court’...
21:00 2019-09-25

Ky. Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Executive Order FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Kentucky Supreme Court ruled unanimously in favor of Governor Matt Bevin’s re-organization of several boards and committees that oversee public education. That ruling came down Thursday. Attorney General Andy ...
12:28 2019-06-14

Supreme Court Gets 4 New Judges, Oath Ceremony On Monday Four new judges have been appointed to the Supreme Court, taking its strength to 34 -- the highest ever. The new judges are Justice Krishna Murari, Justice S Ravindra Bhat, Justice V Ramasubramanian......
20:28 2019-09-18

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....
09:56 2019-08-11

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......
20:14 2019-08-16

Semenya files appeal to Swiss supreme court Olympic 800 meters champion Caster Semenya has filed an appeal to Switzerland's highest court against a ruling to uphold rules requiring that middle-distance female athletes with a high natural level of testosterone must take medication to reduce it....
20:28 2019-05-29

Britain's Gove says: we shall respect Supreme Court ruling The British government respectfully disagrees with the Supreme Court ruling that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension of parliament was unlawful but the government will respect it, senior cabinet minister Michael Gove said on Wednesday....
11:56 2019-09-25

"Even Muslims Say Ayodhya To Hindus Is Like Mecca To Them": Supreme Court It would be difficult to question the faith of Hindus with regard to Ayodhya as the birthplace of Lord Ram. Even some Muslim witnesses have termed it as sacred for the Hindus as Mecca is for them, the......
10:42 2019-09-24

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......
22:00 2019-08-09

U.S. Fed charts its own course on climate change, too Dallas Federal Reserve President Robert Kaplan faced more questions on one particular topic than any other at a recent lunch with local business owners and community leaders on Texas's Gulf Coast....
06:00 2019-10-03

Court rules Rams lawsuit can be heard in St. Louis courtroom The Missouri Supreme Court has ruled that a lawsuit filed over the Rams' departure from St. Louis in 2016 will be heard in a St. Louis courtroom, a defeat for the NFL team's owner who sought to send the case to arbitration   ...
21:00 2019-09-04

Appeals court expands minor leaguers salary lawsuit A federal appeals court has expanded a lawsuit by minor league baseball players alleging they are being paid less than minimum wage       ...
05:00 2019-08-17

Appeals court allows Facebook facial recognition lawsuit to proceed Facebook users now have the green light to sue the company over its use of facial recognition tech. The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco ruled in the plaintiffs' favor 3-0 after Facebook tried to block a class-action lawsuit whic...
22:28 2019-08-08

Jussie Smollett wants Chicago's lawsuit against him moved to federal court Jussie Smollett is steadfast on clearing his name of allegations he staged an elaborate hate crime against himself and wants the lawsuit that the city of Chicago filed against him moved from state court to federal court....
20:14 2019-07-04

Judge returns ‘sickout’ subpoenas lawsuit to state court FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A lawsuit challenging the use of Kentucky labor law to obtain the names of teachers who participated in “sickouts” has been sent back to state court. U.S. District Judge Danny Reeves on Thursday returned the case to ...
04:14 2019-06-28

UK court rules Google must face lawsuit over Safari privacy A UK class action lawsuit accusing Google of violating Safari users' privacy is getting a second wind after its initial rejection. The Court of Appeal has ruled that consumer rights advocate Richard Lloyd can go ahead with the case, which alleg...
06:28 2019-10-03

Huawei drops lawsuit against U.S. over seized equipment: court filing China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has dropped a lawsuit against the U.S. government after Washington released telecommunications equipment it had seized on suspicion of violations of export controls, according to a court filing on Monday....
06:42 2019-09-10

UPDATE 1-U.S. asks federal court to throw out Huawei lawsuit The U.S. government filed a motion on Wednesday asking for the dismissal of a lawsuit by Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd that claimed the United States had acted illegally when it blacklisted Huawei's products....
06:42 2019-07-05

U.S. appeals court says Trump cannot dodge foreign corruption lawsuit A U.S. federal appeals court on Friday revived a lawsuit alleging President Donald Trump violated the U.S. Constitution by profiting from foreign and domestic officials who patronized his hotels and restaurants, moving a watchdog group closer to obta...
21:56 2019-09-13

Britain’s Supreme Court Is Thrust Into Center of Brexit Debate A case against Boris Johnson’s suspension of Parliament is testing Britain’s Supreme Court and its tradition of steering clear of political disputes....
03:28 2019-09-19

| 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....
22:28 2019-05-29

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....
08:56 2019-06-18

Supreme Court To Wrap Up Ayodhya Case Hearings On October 17 The Supreme Court Friday said it would wrap up hearing in the politically sensitive Ram Janmbhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute at Ayodhya by October 17, a day sooner than the earlier schedule....
19:42 2019-10-04

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 morato...
22:42 2019-06-17

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 S...
20:56 2019-05-29

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....
11:14 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 th...
21:28 2019-06-27

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....
21:28 2019-06-27

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 commis...
04:00 2019-06-08

Maricopa County attorney appointed to Arizona Supreme Court PHOENIX (AP) — Republican Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery is getting a spot on the Arizona Supreme Court. Gov. Doug Ducey announced Wednesday that he’s appointing the controversial prosecutor to the state’s high court over fierce...
11:42 2019-09-05

The Latest: Alabama inmate asks Supreme Court for stay BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the scheduled execution of an Alabama inmate (all times local): 7:45 a.m. An Alabama inmate is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to delay his execution set for Thursday night. Attorneys for Christopher Lee Price are ...
15:56 2019-05-30

U.S. Supreme Court to tackle gay rights, guns, abortion and Trump The U.S. Supreme Court's new term opens on Monday with the conservative majority in a position to take a more aggressive rightward turn on divisive issues including abortion, gay rights and gun control while also refereeing legal brawls involving Pre...
13:42 2019-10-03

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 sai...
21:28 2019-06-27

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......
05:28 2019-08-02

Free Ride On Delhi Metro A "Problem", Says Supreme Court The Delhi government's scheme allowing women to travel for free on the Metro network has come under heavy criticism from the Supreme Court for its potential to add to cost overruns....
13:00 2019-09-06

Here's the Supreme Court case Laverne Cox talked about on the Emmys red carpet Actress Laverne Cox on Sunday used her time on the 2019 Emmys red carpet to discuss an upcoming Supreme Court case that will decide whether federal employment law that bans discrimination based on sex does the same based on transgender status....
05:56 2019-09-23

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—fo...
21:00 2019-06-27

Curtis Flowers’s Conviction Tossed by Mississippi Supreme Court Mr. Flowers, a black man, has been tried by a white prosecutor six times over the killings of four people in a furniture store in 1996. His case was featured in the podcast “In the Dark.”...
10:28 2019-08-30

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....
18:28 2019-05-31

The Supreme Court’s Latest Decision Could Embolden Partisan Gerrymandering (WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court says federal courts have no role to play in policing political districts drawn for partisan gain. The decision could embolden political line-drawing for partisan gain when state lawmakers undertake the next roun...
22:42 2019-06-27

Supreme Court could hear groundbreaking case that challenges UN immunity As world leaders descend on New York for this year’s U.N. General Assembly, the immunity enjoyed by the organization is being challenged at the U.S. Supreme Court.  ...
02:00 2019-09-22

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......
17:14 2019-07-12

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....
22:28 2019-06-27

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....
08:56 2019-07-03

Swiss supreme court dismisses Valcke’s FIFA ban appeal LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The Swiss supreme court says it has rejected an appeal by former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke against a 10-year ban from soccer for financial wrongdoing. The 58-year-old Valcke had argued that his punishment was e...
15:56 2019-05-31

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...
13:00 2019-05-31

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 Wi...
22:42 2019-06-27

UK Supreme Court to rule next week on PM Johnson's suspension of parliament Britain's Supreme Court aims to deliver its ruling early next week on whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson acted unlawfully when he suspended parliament for five weeks in the run-up to Brexit, the president of the court said on Thursday....
19:00 2019-09-19

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....
23:42 2019-05-29

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 ...
08:42 2019-06-21

Supreme Court Gives Mamata Banerjee's Critic 7-Day Protection From Arrest The Supreme Court on Thursday granted a seven-day interim protection to Anirban Das, a social activist who is apprehending arrest in a criminal case filed in Bengal's Alipurduar for publishing a......
16:00 2019-05-30

Even Judges Have To Face Brunt Of Social Media, Says Supreme Court Even judges have to face the brunt of social media, the Supreme Court said Tuesday while hearing the case of journalist Prashant Kanojia, arrested for allegedly making "objectionable comments" on......
20:00 2019-06-11

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...
16:42 2019-06-21

Supreme Court Directs UP To Produce Student, Found In Rajasthan Produce the Uttar Pradesh woman found after six days, the Supreme Court told the state government after it said that the 23-year-old student - who was missing since Saturday - had been found in......
14:00 2019-08-30

Supreme Court agrees to review Louisiana abortion case The Supreme Court agreed Friday to hear a challenge to a controversial Louisiana abortion law, with a decision on the politically and socially charged issue expected in the middle of a presidential election year....
18:00 2019-10-04

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....
08:28 2019-05-30

No EWS Quota For Maharashtra PG Medical Courses This Year: Supreme Court In its order, the Supreme Court overruled the Maharashtra state government's argument that EWS quotas had already been filled and must not be disturbed, pointing out that admissions began in November......
09:28 2019-05-30

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....
21:00 2019-06-27

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 U.S. Border Patrol agent who fired from across the border in Texas can pursue a civil rights lawsuit in U.S. courts....
17:14 2019-05-28

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....
08:00 2019-07-17

Supreme Court Asks For Probe Against Uber To Be Completed Within 6 Months The Supreme Court has asked the Director General of Competition Commission of India (CCI) to complete a probe into the allegations of ''predatory pricing'' against Uber India Systems Pvt Ltd within......
03:56 2019-09-12

U.S. Supreme Court allows Trump to deny asylum to many Central Americans The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday granted a request by President Donald Trump's administration to fully enforce a new rule that would curtail asylum applications by immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, a key element of his hardline immigration pol...
03:56 2019-09-12

Supreme Court allows Trump to deny asylum to many Central Americans The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday granted a request by President Donald Trump's administration to fully enforce a new rule that would curtail asylum applications by immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, a key element of his hardline immigration pol...
02:14 2019-09-12

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....
18:42 2019-06-27

U.K. Supreme Court Ruling Snarls Johnson's Brexit Plan The U.K. Supreme Court’s ruling that Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s five-week suspension of Parliament was unlawful ramps up the pressure on Mr. Johnson to reach a Brexit deal with the European Union....
11:28 2019-09-25

Politics Has No Place at the Supreme Court, Chief Justice Roberts Says In a frequently lighthearted conversation, the chief justice also discussed classic rock and whether he could best Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in the gym....
09:28 2019-09-25

DDCA Isn't Fully Compliant With Supreme Court Orders: Director DDCA director Sanjay Bhardwaj has written to BCCI Electoral Officer and pointed that the body has not fulfilled some of the criteria laid down by the Supreme Court in its order of August 9, 2018....
21:28 2019-09-16

Ghulam Nabi Azad Thanks Supreme Court For Allowing Him To Visit J&K Senior Congress leader and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Monday thanked the Supreme Court for allowing him to visit Srinagar, Baramulla, Anantnag and Jammu....
23:56 2019-09-16

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 crit...
18:42 2019-06-27

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....
20:42 2019-05-28

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....
23:14 2019-07-22

UPDATE 2-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....
19:14 2019-06-03

Boris Johnson Says Supreme Court ‘Was Wrong’: U.K. Live Updates A day after the Supreme Court reversed Boris Johnson’s suspension of Parliament, his critics clashed angrily with the government over Brexit and other issues....
21:28 2019-09-25

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......
17:56 2019-05-28

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 ...
21:00 2019-06-21

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 court...
19:14 2019-05-28

British lawmakers to return to parliament after Supreme Court ruling British lawmakers are returning to the House of Commons on Wednesday following the bombshell Supreme Court ruling that Prime Minister Boris Johnson had acted illegally by suspending Parliament....
15:42 2019-09-25

Mexico rejects Supreme Court ruling on migration, wants no tensions with U.S. Mexico's government on Thursday said it disagreed with a ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court which granted a request by the Trump administration to fully enforce a new rule that would curtail asylum applications by immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border....
17:14 2019-09-12

Supreme Court Decides to Let Trump Be Even Harsher to Asylum Seekers The U.S. Supreme Court decided Wednesday to allow the Trump administration to enforce even tougher rules on the U.S.-Mexico border, a move that will likely have tragic outcomes for vulnerable people....
15:28 2019-09-12

US Supreme Court allows Trump administration to enforce asylum restrictions The top court's decision means the Trump administration can implement stricter asylum rules along the US-Mexican border while the policy is challenged in lower courts. The policy primarily impacts Central Americans....
05:28 2019-09-12

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 it...
18:42 2019-06-27

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 ...
19:42 2019-06-23

Only one Supreme Court justice has ever been impeached. His nickname was Old Bacon Face. If the Democrats follow through on calls to impeach Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh, it would mark the first time since Justice Samuel Chase faced removal from the bench in 1805....
05:28 2019-09-17

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 cen...
19:00 2019-06-27

Franco's remains can be exhumed, Spanish Supreme Court rules The Spanish Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the caretaker Socialist government can exhume the remains of former dictator Gen. Francisco Franco from the gigantic mausoleum he built on the outskirts of Madrid, seemingly settling a decades-old controve...
21:28 2019-09-24

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......
23:28 2019-06-18

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......
23:28 2019-06-18

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?...
14:42 2019-06-01

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....
20:28 2019-06-27

Supreme Court Says Interference In Judicial System Doesn't Augur Well Appointment and transfer of judges form "the root of the administration of justice" and interference in that "does not augur well" for the institution, the Supreme Court said on Monday....
17:56 2019-09-23

At Facebook's "Supreme Court", Users Can Challenge Company Decisions Facebook on Tuesday unveiled its blueprint for an independent oversight board to review the company's decisions about the posts, photos and videos it takes down or leaves online, responding to a wave......
07:14 2019-09-18

Tripura To Move Supreme Court Over Ban On Animal Sacrifice In Temples The Tripura government would soon file a special leave petition (SLP) in the Supreme Court over the Tripura High Court ban on animal sacrifice in all the temples of the state....
11:42 2019-10-01

Supreme Court To Take Up Validity Of Centre's Article 370 Move In 6 Weeks The Supreme Court today fixed November 14 to commence hearing on a batch of petitions challenging constitutional validity of the Centre's decision to abrogate provisions of Article 370 that gave......
11:42 2019-10-01

With liberal bloc aging, Trump may get more Supreme Court appointments With 86-year-old liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg enduring a series of health scares, the question of whether President Donald Trump will get to make yet another U.S. Supreme Court appointment before the 2020 election lingers as the nine justices ...
14:00 2019-10-01

Facebook to launch 'supreme court' to judge controversial content Facebook has revealed the rules that will govern its "supreme court" - a new 40-person independent board that will make the final decision on controversial questions about the social network's content....
00:00 2019-09-18

Transgender woman’s Supreme Court case could make history FERNDALE, Michigan — Aimee Stephens lost her job at a suburban Detroit funeral home and she could lose her Supreme Court case over discrimination against transgender people. Amid her legal fight, her health is failing. But seven years after Stephens ...
20:56 2019-09-30

Deity Can Exist Without Idol, Says Supreme Court During Ayodhya Hearing An idol is not necessary at a holy place, the Supreme Court suggested today during the arguments in the Ayodhya Ram Janambhoomi case. The deity can be in any form -- even one without an idol, the......
23:28 2019-09-23

DOJ asks Supreme Court to allow enforcement of Trump’s asylum restrictions The Supreme Court is considering an emergency appeal from the Justice Department that would allow them to enforce, for now, the Trump administration’s ban on asylum for anyone trying to cross the southern border by transiting through a third country,...
02:56 2019-09-11

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......
23:28 2019-05-26

Algeria graft prosecutor refers two former PMs to supreme court: Ennahar An Algerian prosecutor investigating graft allegations has referred two former prime ministers and five former ministers to the supreme court, Ennahar TV reported on Sunday citing a statement from the prosecution....
16:56 2019-05-26

Explainer: U.S. enacts sweeping new asylum bar following Supreme Court decision The U.S. Supreme Court last week allowed a Trump administration rule to temporarily take effect that will radically reduce the number of migrants eligible to seek U.S. asylum. Judges and asylum officers are now being directed to implement it....
09:42 2019-09-17

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 s...
16:28 2019-07-24

Boris Johnson likely to lose supreme court case, says Labour Shami Chakrabarti predicts this week’s hearing will rule prorogation was unlawfulFollow all the day’s political developments – liveThe supreme court hearing into whether Boris Johnson unlawfully shut down parliament is likely to rule against the prim...
12:42 2019-09-17

Trump backs Boris Johnson after UK Supreme Court ruling ​President Trump showed unwavering support Tuesday for Boris Johnson ​after a UK Supreme Court ruling that his decision to suspend Parliament ahead of a Brexit vote was unlawful and calls for the British prime minister to step down. “I’ll tell you, I...
20:42 2019-09-24

How the U.K. Supreme Court’s Rebuke to Boris Johnson Remakes British Law In ruling a suspension of Parliament “unlawful,” some scholars argue that the court brought an American style of judicial review to Britain, with all that entails....
19:28 2019-09-24

Abortion front and center as new U.S. Supreme Court term nears With new abortion cases on a fast track to the U.S. Supreme Court, the nine justices will get an opportunity within weeks to take up legal fights over Republican-backed laws that could lead to rulings curbing a woman's ability to obtain the procedure...
14:56 2019-09-20

High drama at UK Supreme Court in Brexit challenge case A high-stakes legal drama over Brexit is playing out at Britain’s Supreme Court, a case that pits the powers of elected lawmakers against those of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government...
19:42 2019-09-17

Parliament suspension not a matter for judges, UK Supreme Court told Boris Johnson's decision to suspend parliament is a political issue and not a matter for judges, a lawyer for the prime minister said on Wednesday as he sought to persuade the British Supreme Court that the five-week shutdown was lawful....
15:14 2019-09-18

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,......
21:28 2019-07-02

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....
21:42 2019-06-28

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....
17:14 2019-06-10

Supreme Court divided on LGBTQ job discrimination protections under Title VII The Supreme Court appeared divided on Tuesday after hearing arguments regarding whether current federal law barring employment discrimination on the basis of sex includes gay and transgender people....
05:14 2019-10-09

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....
23:00 2019-06-14

PCC among 150 colleges, universities urging Supreme Court to uphold DACA TUCSON – Pima Community College is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) immigration program. During a special meeting on Sept. 27, The Pima County Community District Governing Board voted unanimous...
23:14 2019-10-07

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......
08:42 2019-07-02

Supreme Court sides with Alabama company in patent dispute WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is siding with an Alabama company over the U.S. Postal Service in a patent dispute. The justices said Monday that the government can’t use a 2011 law to challenge a patent held by Birmingham-based Return Mail...
17:28 2019-06-10

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)....
20:14 2019-06-28

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 Mu...
17:00 2019-06-17

Pakistan Supreme Court orders action against judge in ex-PM case Pakistan's Supreme Court on Friday ordered disciplinary action against a judge who convicted former premier Nawaz Sharif, effectively giving a boost to Sharif's appeal against a seven-year jail term for corruption....
16:00 2019-08-23

Clarence Thomas out sick as Supreme Court begins new term US Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas was out sick Monday as the nation’s highest court opened its new term after a three-month break. Before the court heard its first arguments of the day, Chief Justice John Roberts said Thomas, 71, was ...
04:00 2019-10-08

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 rem...
02:00 2019-06-12

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."...
11:42 2019-06-29

U.S. Supreme Court kicks off new term, with Justice Thomas absent The U.S. Supreme Court kicked off its new nine-month term with a flurry of activity on Monday, hearing arguments in three cases and rejecting numerous appeals that piled up over the summer....
18:00 2019-10-07

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 sem...
13:56 2019-08-20

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...
03:00 2019-08-21

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....
07:56 2019-06-12

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....
15:28 2019-05-21

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....
04:14 2019-06-28

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...
16:56 2019-06-10

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....
16:56 2019-06-10

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.        ...
21:56 2019-06-14

Supreme Court rejects bid from Domino's in dispute with blind man over website The Supreme Court has rebuffed a request from pizza giant Domino’s to decide whether federal disabilities law requires its website and mobile app to be accessible to people with disabilities....
19:56 2019-10-07

Supreme Court Refuses To Interfere With Notice To Disqualify AAP Lawmaker The Supreme Court today declined to interfere with a notice of disqualification issued by the Speaker of the Delhi Assembly to rebel AAP leader Devinder Sehrawat...
08:42 2019-06-28

"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....
18:28 2019-08-08

Supreme Court to consider whether LGBT workers are protected by civil rights law The Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in two of the term’s most closely watched cases over whether federal civil rights law protects LGBT people from job discrimination....
20:28 2019-10-08

U.S. Supreme Court divided on LGBT employment protection; Gorsuch could be key The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday appeared closely divided over whether a landmark federal law forbidding sex discrimination in the workplace protects gay and transgender employees, with conservative Justice Neil Gorsuch emerging as a potential decis...
20:56 2019-10-08

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....
01:00 2019-05-22

For LGBT people outside U.S. Supreme Court, cases have a familiar ring For many of the hundreds of LGBT activists demonstrating outside the U.S. Supreme Court during arguments in major cases on gay and transgender rights, the story being told inside about plaintiffs Gerald Bostock and Aimee Stephens sounded all too fami...
20:56 2019-10-08

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 ...
17:42 2019-06-28

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....
02:28 2019-08-08

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....
20:01 2019-05-21

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....
17:42 2019-06-28

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 ca...
04:56 2019-06-11

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....
17:42 2019-06-28

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, paving the way for Justice Secretary Wanda Vazquez to succeed him....
20:56 2019-08-07

Supreme Court to review Montana school choice program WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will consider reviving a Montana program that gives tax credits to people who donate to private-school scholarships. The state’s highest court had struck down the program because it violated the Montana const...
16:14 2019-06-28

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....
03:00 2019-08-24

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 ...
22:56 2019-06-10

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 ...
17:14 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....
17:14 2019-05-21

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....
12:28 2019-08-08

Supreme Court To Hear P Chidambaram's Appeal Against Arrest Today Former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram's appeals for anticipatory bail in the INX Media money-laundering and corruption cases is set to be heard by the Supreme Court on Monday. The senior......
09:00 2019-08-26

Brazil Supreme Court judge says Lula deserves retrial A Brazilian Supreme Court justice believes jailed ex-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva deserves a retrial after leaked social media conversations appeared to show the judge hearing Brazil's largest-ever corruption case collaborated with prosecutors...
21:42 2019-08-26

Are Gay and Transgender Workers Protected by Federal Law? US Supreme Court Will Decide On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court will consider whether the protections under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which among other things prohibit discrimination on the basis of “sex,” extend to gay and transgender workers....
19:14 2019-10-08

Supreme Court clashes over meaning of 'sex' in LGBT discrimination cases At issue was the meaning of Title 7 of the Civil Rights Act, which forbids discrimination because of "sex" but does not specifically refer to gender identity or sexual orientation....
19:14 2019-10-08

Amazon’s appeal over workers’ pay dispute rejected by Supreme Court WASHINGTON — The US Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear Amazon.com’s bid to avoid a lawsuit seeking to ensure that warehouse workers for the e-commerce giant get paid for the time it takes them to go through extensive post-shift security screeni...
20:28 2019-10-08

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....
17:42 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....
07:00 2019-08-20

Religious liberty cases on docket for Supreme Court’s return The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to grapple with religious liberty cases ranging from transgender rights to religious ads on public transit to abortion when justices return to the bench Monday....
12:56 2019-10-07

Want Babri Masjid Restored, Muslim Petitioners Tell Supreme Court Muslim respondents in the Ayodhya case contended today that there was no claim for the title in the Ayodhya land by the Hindus until 1989. The Muslims never lost the title, the Muslim petitioners, led......
16:00 2019-10-14

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 tha...
21:28 2019-06-17

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 citize...
01:28 2019-06-28

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 lawsu...
14:32 2019-05-21

U.S. Supreme Court takes up fight over $7.5 billion natural gas pipeline The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear an appeal by Dominion Energy Inc and President Donald Trump's administration of a lower court ruling that halted construction on a $7.5 billion natural gas pipeline due to run underneath a section of th...
05:14 2019-10-05

Ontario to take federal carbon tax fight to Canada's Supreme Court The province of Ontario has taken its fight against the Canadian federal government's carbon tax to the country's top court, after losing an initial challenge in a lower court....
01:00 2019-08-29

Sitaram Yechury, Kashmiri Student Allowed By Supreme Court To Go To J&K A Kashmiri student who wants to meet his parents and Left leader Sitaram Yechury should be allowed to visit Jammu and Kashmir, the Supreme Court ruled today, hearing petitions against the end of......
09:14 2019-08-28

Brazil’s supreme court votes to make homophobia a crime RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s supreme court has officially made homophobia and transphobia crimes similar to racism, with the final justices casting their votes in a ruling that comes amid fears the country far-right administration is seeking ...
03:14 2019-06-14

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 enforceme...
00:56 2019-06-28

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Domino's bid to avoid disabilities suit The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a bid by Domino's Pizza Inc to avoid a lawsuit by a blind man who accused the company of violating a law barring discrimination against people with disabilities after he was unable to place an order online....
18:00 2019-10-07

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 t...
21:00 2019-06-27

Brazil's supreme court votes to make homophobia a crime Brazil's supreme court has officially made homophobia and transphobia crimes similar to racism, with the final justices casting their votes in a ruling that comes amid fears the country far-right administration is seeking to roll back LGBT social gai...
05:42 2019-06-14

Arkansas Supreme Court dismisses case over 2018 dicamba ban LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Supreme Court has dismissed the state’s appeal of a judge’s decision to block the enforcement of a 2018 herbicide ban, saying the case is moot now that new restrictions are in effect. Justices on Thur...
20:56 2019-05-23

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 o...
22:28 2019-06-13

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...
14:31 2019-05-21

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......
04:42 2019-08-06

Spirit Airlines must face lawsuit over 'gotcha' carry-on bag fees -court A federal appeals court revived a lawsuit by Spirit Airlines passengers who said the low-cost carrier blindsided them by imposing unexpected carry-on bag fees on tickets bought through Cheapoair, Expedia, Priceline and Travelocity....
19:14 2019-09-10

Despite court order, migrant fathers were separated from their children, lawsuit claims The nonprofit legal aid group RAICES filed a lawsuit saying that 13 migrant fathers were threatened and twice separated from their children.        ...
23:14 2019-05-28

Federal Appeals Court Says Trump Emoluments Lawsuit Can Move Forward A federal appeals court on Friday overruled a trial judge and said that a lawsuit claiming President Donald Trump violated the Constitution’s emoluments clauses can move forward to determine whether Trump is illegally profiting from his position at t...
10:14 2019-09-15

Lawsuit by families of Charleston church shooting victims can proceed: court A federal appeals court ruled Friday that a lawsuit against the federal government over a faulty background check that allowed a South Carolina man to purchase a handgun that he used to kill nine people at a historically black church in Charleston ca...
13:00 2019-08-31

French rooster cleared by court after lawsuit accused him of making too much noise Maurice the rooster’s early morning cock-a-doodle-doo won’t be silenced after neighbors filed a lawsuit over the noise, a French court ruled Thursday....
05:00 2019-09-06

Court tosses lawsuit from woman who claimed Trump ‘forcibly kissed’ her A lawsuit filed against President Trump by a former campaign staffer who claimed that he “forcibly kissed” her in 2016 has been thrown out of a Florida federal court. Alva Johnson, 43, an outreach director for Trump in Alabama and Florida, said that ...
03:56 2019-06-16

Appellate court resurrects lawsuit accusing Trump of constitutional offenses A lawsuit accusing President Donald Trump of profiting from his private businesses while in office -- and failing to put them into a blind trust -- can proceed, a federal appeals court ruled Friday....
21:56 2019-09-13

U.S. appeals court revives lawsuit against Fox News over Seth Rich story A federal appeals court on Friday revived a lawsuit against Fox News Network by the parents of Seth Rich, a former Democratic aide whose 2016 murder sparked an array of uncorroborated conspiracy theories....
17:00 2019-09-13

Spirit Airlines must face lawsuit over 'gotcha' carry-on bag fees: court A federal appeals court revived a lawsuit by Spirit Airlines passengers who said the low-cost carrier blindsided them by imposing unexpected carry-on bag fees on tickets bought through Cheapoair, Expedia, Priceline and Travelocity....
20:28 2019-09-10

Appeals court dismisses emoluments lawsuit involving Trump’s D.C. hotel The attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia alleged the president’s business with foreign governments violated anti-corruption provisions in the Constitution....
01:42 2019-07-11

Facebook finally faces GDPR lawsuit after getting shot down in Austrian court A GDPR case against Facebook, launched by Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems, has been deemed legal under EU law after the Austrian Supreme Court’s ruling, ComputerWeekly reports. Why is this a big deal? Because Facebook has been trying to block t...
18:14 2019-06-12

Appeals Court Orders Dismissal Of Lawsuit Involving Trump Hotel (RICHMOND, Va.) — A federal appeals court has ordered the dismissal of a lawsuit accusing President Donald Trump of illegally profiting off the presidency through his luxury Washington hotel, handing Trump a significant legal victory on Wednesd...
01:56 2019-07-11

This is what climate change looks like in Australia – in pictures As predictions about the climate crisis increasingly become observations, Australians are witnessing first hand the impacts of more frequent and severe weather events. These images supplied by the Climate Council show the devastating effects on the c...
04:00 2019-09-17

Climate change: Five ways to be resilient The Global Commission on Adaptation - a group of 34 leaders in politics, business and science say the world urgently needs to be made more "climate change resilient"....
08:28 2019-09-10

Why Is Hollywood So Scared of Climate Change? Environmental concerns have been the driving force of villains in recent superhero and sci-fi movies. But critics say the industry needs to show how society can reform its ways....
00:42 2019-08-15

How Do You Talk to Children About Climate Change? The key is understanding what climate change is. “A lot of people, when they talk to children, are processing their own anxiety and fears,” a psychologist said....
18:56 2019-06-27

When Climate Change Is Stranger Than Fiction Amitav Ghosh, whose book “Gun Island” is set in an ecologically unstable world, wants literature to explore the environment as much as it does other crises....
18:14 2019-09-07

Climate change is an emergency we can solve The UK parliament has declared a “climate emergency”. Urgent action is absolutely necessary, but it needs to be carried out with calm hope, not panicked despair...
16:56 2019-05-21

Why Your Brain Can’t Process Climate Change Last week saw the latest in a series of increasingly dire reports from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. This past July was the hottest month on record, punctuated by intense heat waves throughout Europe and the Arctic, leading to a reco...
13:28 2019-08-14

How much destruction is needed for us to take climate change seriously? Whether human civilization stays intact amid this worsening weather depends on recognizing our shared humanity – and designing policy accordinglyNews of Hurricane Dorian’s first casualty came early on Monday morning from the Bahamas Press. A seven-ye...
20:56 2019-09-03

ECB should take climate change into account - Villeroy The European Central Bank should take climate change into account in the way it runs monetary policy, ECB policymaker Francois Villeroy de Galhau said on Wednesday, backing a suggestion from the bank's incoming chief....
01:42 2019-09-19

Climate change could cause octopuses to go blind Plastic pollution and climate change may be significantly altering the level of oxygen on our planet. Now, a new study dives into the impact it could have on marine life, including squids, crabs and octopuses – blindness. The study, published in the ...
15:01 2019-05-21

Do vegans help prevent climate change? If you want to save the world, go veggie seems to be the motto. But even though dietary decisions are proven to reduce CO2 emissions, young Germans are still eating a lot of meat....
14:42 2019-08-12

Cities: a 'cause of and solution to' climate change Cities around the world are the “main cause of climate change” but can also offer a part of the solution to reducing the harmful greenhouses gases that are causing global temperatures to rise according to UN-Habitat Executive Director Maimunah Mohd S...
22:00 2019-09-18

Climate change: Did we just witness the beginning of the end of Big Oil? Two recent market milestones — Exxon Mobil dropping out of the S&P 500 top 10 and the energy sector weighting in the index hitting a low — pose a big question: Are we beginning to see the end of Big Oil as an investment?...
18:14 2019-09-22

1 in 4 Youths Has Vaped. Will State Bans Do Anything? Without knowing what has caused a spate of vaping-related illnesses, experts said it was unclear whether new state and local regulations could have much immediate effect....
21:42 2019-09-18

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 endorsemen...
23:42 2019-06-20

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....
20:00 2019-06-03

Spain's supreme court to rule on Franco exhumation expected to cause upset Fascist dictator’s family and admirers oppose moving body from Valley of the FallenSpain’s supreme court is expected to announce on Tuesday whether General Franco’s remains can be exhumed from the vast mausoleum outside Madrid where they have lain si...
21:00 2019-09-22

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......
14:42 2019-08-10

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 intere...
13:42 2019-07-17

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....
15:14 2019-05-29

Abortion-rights activists 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 rallying in front of the sup...
19:28 2019-05-21

PM vs. PM: John Major argues against Boris Johnson in U.K. Supreme Court case Just as it seemed Brexit couldn’t become any more surreal, a former Conservative prime minister argued against the current Conservative prime minister in a landmark Supreme Court hearing over whether Boris Johnson broke the law in suspending Parliame...
08:56 2019-09-20

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....
19:14 2019-05-28

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....
18:14 2019-06-21

| 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....
07:00 2019-05-30

Spain's supreme court ruling on Franco exhumation expected to cause upset Fascist dictator’s remains likely to be removed from Valley of the Fallen, but next destination can prove controversial Spain’s supreme court is expected to announce on Tuesday whether General Franco’s remains can be exhumed from the vast mausoleum o...
18:14 2019-09-22

Amrapali Case: Supreme Court Orders Disbursement Of Rs 7 Crore To NBCC The Supreme Court on Monday directed disbursement of Rs 7.16 crore to state-run National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC) to complete two stalled projects of the embattled real estate group......
00:14 2019-08-27

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 followin...
00:00 2019-06-29

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.       ...
22:42 2019-06-23

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 Co...
08:56 2019-07-09

Spain's Supreme Court to settle 'Wolf Pack' sex abuse case Spain's Supreme Court decides 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....
02:28 2019-06-21

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 fund...
00:01 2019-06-04

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....
21:28 2019-06-01

Brazil Supreme Court chief says money laundering unit overreached A Brazilian government agency monitoring money laundering, at the heart of the recent fight against corruption, has repeatedly overreached by acting without judicial approval, the head of the country's Supreme Court told Reuters....
23:00 2019-09-13

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....
16:56 2019-05-28

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....
21:42 2019-06-03

National Coming Out Day marked by worry over supreme court LGBTQ case Court is considering workplace discrimination protections Opinion: Will the court protect gay and trans people’s rights?National Coming Out Day festivities across the US were tempered this year by anxiety that some LGBTQ people may have to go back in...
01:42 2019-10-15

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 2n...
21:42 2019-06-03

| 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....
21:42 2019-06-03

9 Landmark Supreme Court Cases That Shaped LGBTQ Rights in America The United States has witnessed a remarkable shift in LGBTQ rights and visibility in the 50 years since the Stonewall uprising — and in just the last few years, LGBTQ people have won the right to marry, have hit a record high in representation ...
06:00 2019-10-09

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....
16:28 2019-07-17

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....
21:14 2019-06-03

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....
19:28 2019-06-21

'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....
16:56 2019-06-21

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......
22:14 2019-08-16

Boris Johnson’s Suspension of Parliament Was Unlawful, U.K. Supreme Court Rules In a major blow to the prime minister, the court ruled unanimously that Parliament is still in session and can resume its Brexit debate before the Oct. 14 date set by Mr. Johnson....
12:14 2019-09-24

Latest: Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds GOP’s lame-duck laws MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on a Wisconsin Supreme Court decision to uphold laws introduced in a lame-duck session in December (all times local): 7:25 a.m. The conservative-controlled Wisconsin Supreme Court has upheld Republican-authored lame-du...
14:42 2019-06-21

Brooklyn Supreme Court judge faces obstruction of justice charge A sitting Brooklyn Supreme Court justice has been arrested for attempting to obstruct a federal investigation into a multimillion-dollar fraud scheme at the Municipal Credit Union — where she once served as chair of the board of directors, auth...
14:28 2019-10-12

Swiss supreme court dismisses Valcke's FIFA ban appeal The Swiss supreme court says it has rejected an appeal by former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke against a 10-year ban from soccer for financial wrongdoing        ...
16:56 2019-05-31

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."...
06:42 2019-07-17

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....
16:56 2019-06-03

British Supreme Court rules Johnson suspended Parliament illegally Embattled Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he will not resign after suffering a brutal defeat: The ruling asserts that suspending Parliament was a political maneuver to limit debate, and it strongly suggests that he might have misled the queen....
02:14 2019-09-25

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....
12:01 2019-05-31

UK will respect Supreme Court ruling on suspension of parliament: Foreign minister Britain will accept the Supreme Court's upcoming ruling on whether the government's decision to suspend parliament was lawful, foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Sunday....
15:00 2019-09-22

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....
01:42 2019-05-30

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,...
19:28 2019-06-28

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......
12:00 2019-07-08

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.......
03:14 2019-08-23

McConnell confirms he would help Trump fill another Supreme Court vacancy in 2020 Mitch McConnell held up Garland’s nomination in 2016, saying then that “the American people should have a voice in the selection of their next Supreme Court Justice.”...
06:28 2019-05-29

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 ...
08:56 2019-05-29

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....
18:56 2019-05-31

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dead at 99 Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens — who retired after 35 years on the bench in 2010, making him the third-longest-serving justice — died on Tuesday evening. He was 99. The US Supreme Court said in a statement that Stevens died at H...
03:56 2019-07-17

UK Supreme Court rules Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament was unlawful The decision could have wide-ranging political ramifications for Brexit, and Johnson, who is attending the United Nations General Assembly in New York.        ...
17:28 2019-09-24

CoA Seeks Supreme Court Clarification On Elections In BCCI State Units The Committee of Administrators (CoA) has filed an application in the Supreme Court seeking certain clarifications to the court's order on holding elections in the state associations....
06:42 2019-09-24

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....
18:28 2019-05-21

Big Gatherings Banned In Ayodhya As Supreme Court Nears Verdict In Case Prohibitory orders under Section 144, which bans the assembly of four or more persons, have been issued in Ayodhya as the hearing in the politically sensitive Ram Janmbhoomi - Babri Masjid land......
10:00 2019-10-14

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....
13:42 2019-08-08

Supreme Court upholds Indiana law that aborted fetuses be buried or cremated The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld an Indiana law that requires 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 af...
21:28 2019-05-28

‘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 ...
19:14 2019-06-11

Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament ruled unlawful by UK Supreme Court The United Kingdom's high court has dealt a stunning blow to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, ruling that his suspension of Parliament amid a debate over Brexit was unlawful....
12:42 2019-09-24

U.K. Supreme Court Rules Boris Johnson’s Suspension of Parliament Was Unlawful The U.K.’s Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that Boris Johnson’s request for the Queen to suspend Parliament was “unlawful, void and of no effect,” in a severe blow for the British Prime Minister. The ruling means lawmakers could r...
13:56 2019-09-24

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......
19:01 2019-06-22

Trump Backs Supreme Court Judge Amid New Sex Harassment Allegations US President Donald Trump mounted an angry defense of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh on Sunday as the controversial judge faced calls for an investigation, or even impeachment, over fresh......
09:56 2019-09-16

Supreme Court Says Judges Are Above Politics. It May Hear a Case Testing That View. A new petition asks the court to decide whether Delaware can factor in the political affiliations of judges to try to seek ideological balance on its courts....
12:14 2019-09-16

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 r...
10:14 2019-08-24

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......
09:56 2019-06-29

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....
23:28 2019-06-29

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 ...
16:42 2019-06-23

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....
23:42 2019-05-28

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....
09:14 2019-06-03

Decision Today On Recall Of Supreme Court's Dalit Atrocities Law Order A decision on the controversial order, that allegedly diluted the stringent provisions of a law protecting Scheduled Casts and Tribes, will be taken by the Supreme Court today....
04:56 2019-09-13

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....
16:56 2019-06-10

| 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....
19:28 2019-06-27

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......
21:42 2019-06-27

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....
17:00 2019-06-17

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 unc...
16:42 2019-06-17

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....
08:56 2019-06-18

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 ...
02:14 2019-06-28

Hundreds of companies tell Supreme Court that ending DACA will hurt the economy Hundreds of the country's largest businesses told the Supreme Court that allowing Trump to end the immigration program known as DACA will hurt the economy....
18:00 2019-10-04

U.S. Supreme Court weighs major gay, transgender employment rights case The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday wades into a major LGBT rights dispute over whether a landmark decades-old federal anti-discrimination law that prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of sex covers gay and transgender workers....
09:42 2019-10-08

Parliament Passes Bill To Increase Number Of Supreme Court Judges Parliament on Wednesday passed a bill which seeks to increase the number of Supreme Court judges from the present 30 to 33 with a view to reducing pendency of cases....
15:42 2019-08-07

India’s Supreme Court orders tree-felling project halted India’s Supreme Court has ordered the government of the central Indian state of Maharashtra to stop tree-felling after protesters swarmed a residential area being cleared for a metro line project...
11:14 2019-10-07

India's Supreme Court halts tree felling for new Mumbai metro India's Supreme Court on Monday ordered a halt to the cutting of trees in financial capital Mumbai for an ambitious subway project that has sparked protests from activists opposed to the felling to build a train parking shed....
10:56 2019-10-08

At Ayodhya Hearing, Supreme Court Has A Query On Jesus's Birth Place The idea that Ayodhya was the birth place of the Lord Ram is a matter of faith and there is no evidence of it but faith at this point, the lawyer representing Ram Lalla - the infant Lord Ram - told......
19:00 2019-08-07

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....
19:00 2019-06-17

Justice Department asks Supreme Court to clear the way for its new asylum rule The Justice Department Monday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block a federal judge's injunction on its sweeping asylum rule that would make it more difficult for immigrants from South America to claim asylum....
17:56 2019-08-27

How the Trump Administration's Supreme Court Filing Could Harm LGBTQ Workers This month, the Trump Administration opposed protections for LGBTQ workers in the U.S., arguing that existing laws should not cover discrimination on the basis of gender identity and sexual orientation. Their reasoning? That an act passed in 1964 di...
16:00 2019-08-29