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Anti-gay group launches ‘Dump Trump’ ad because he didn’t oppose Supreme Court on same-sex marriage

58 minutes agoNews : The Raw Story

The National Organization for Marriage — an organization that lost big when the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage — is launching an ad campaign in South Carolina asking voters there to “Dump Trump.” Their reason for going after 2016 GOP presidential front-runner...

Inside The Most Important Supreme Court Case In Human History

3 hours agoNews : Huffington Post

The earth just had a terrible day in court. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.

India's top court says Gandhis need to face trial in graft case

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's Supreme Court said on Friday that opposition leaders Sonia Gandhi and her son, Rahul, will have to face trial in a case involving the alleged misuse of party funds, but exempted them from appearing in court.

India's top court calls for improved compensation for rape victims

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - India's Supreme Court has directed all the country's states to formulate a uniform policy to provide compensation to victims of rape and other forms of sexual assault, saying such aid was crucial for a survivor's rehabilitation.

Venezuela top court grants Maduro economic emergency powers, opposition cries foul

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's Supreme Court approved President Nicolas Maduro's "economic emergency" decree on Thursday, setting up a showdown after the Venezuelan Congress rejected the measure last month.

Sean Penn for Supreme Court? Jimmy Kimmel Epically Trolls NH Primary Voters

yesterdayNews : Mediaite

As the dust settles around the earth-shattering results of the New Hampshire primary, in which Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders each scored massive victories, no one seems to be asking the important questions, like how dare Carly Fiorina pay homeless people to vote for her?

The climate change election: The Supreme Court just underscored the high stakes of the presidential race

SCOTUS' decision against the Clean Power Plan highlights how massively important 2016 is for climate change policy

Ex-president of El Salvador faces trial over source of $700,000

SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - Former El Salvador President Mauricio Funes will face a civil trial after he was not able to verify the source of more than $700,000 found in his personal bank accounts, the Supreme Court said on Wednesday.

The Supreme Court Threw A Big Wrench In The Future Of Obama's Climate Legacy

WASHINGTON -- Climate change isn't getting much play in presidential politics, but the Supreme Court on Tuesday issued an astonishing reminder of the fractious politics of environmental justice -- and the stakes for who next occupies...Show More Summary

The Supreme Court Just Did Serious Damage to the Fight Against Climate Change

The Supreme Court dealt a blow to President Barack Obama's climate agenda Tuesday evening by putting his flagship greenhouse gas emissions rules on hold. In a 5-4 ruling, the justices granted the stay in response to a lawsuits by coal companies and two dozen coal-reliant states. Show More Summary

'John Doe Duffel Bag' Convicted in Serial Killings

A clothing salesman on trial for the serial slayings of three New York City shopkeepers has been convicted of murder. Jurors deliberated for less than half an hour Wednesday in state Supreme Court in Brooklyn before finding Salvatore Perrone guilty of three counts of murder. A police detective testified the...

US Ruling to Halt Carbon Regulations ‘Positive’ for Power Producers

Fitch said in a press release that the decision by the US Supreme Court to temporarily block implementing the regulations of the Clean Power Plan, which was introduced by President Barack Obama in August, benefits power generators and coal-dominant utilities.

Caving to Coal Interests, Supreme Court Blocks Key Climate Action

2 days agoNews : Truthdig

By Nadia Prupis / Common Dreams “We’re disappointed the rule has been stayed, but you can’t stay climate change and you can’t stay climate action,” says EPA spokesperson.

Man who killed woman and cut off her fingertips gets 18 years to life

2 days agoNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

A man who strangled a Brooklyn woman before cutting off her fingertips and dumping her body in Jamaica Bay was sentenced to 18 years to life in prison Wednesday in Brooklyn Supreme Court. Charles Wright plead guilty in January to murdering Shaniqua Davis inside her East New York apartment following an argument in July 2014....

Hillary’s Citizens United Criticism Makes It Sound Like She Hates Free Speech

In the midst of her concession speech on Tuesday night, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton pivoted to a seemingly impromptu aside about Citizens United v. FEC, the Supreme Court decision allowing corporations to spend unlimited sums electioneering. Show More Summary

Sharia Law or Just a Prenup? Swedish Court Addresses Iranian Marital Issues

The Supreme Court of Sweden has yet to decide on whether Sharia Law can be applied to prenuptial agreements in the country, according to the Swedish newspaper Fria Tider.

Supreme Court Puts White House's Carbon Pollution Limits On Hold

2 days agoNews : The Two-Way

A decision on the Clean Power Plan could be long in coming – meaning that the rules' fate might not be determined before a new presidential administration comes into power in 2017.

Texas abortion providers launch campaign to keep clinics open

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to decide the legality of strict Texas abortion restrictions, women’s healthcare providers have launched a campaign across the state trying to win support to keep their clinics open. On Tuesday, one of the plaintiffs in the suit, Whole Woman’s Health,...

Manhattan pimp convicted of sex trafficking

2 days agoNews : NY Daily News

A pimp accused of terrorizing women was convicted of sex trafficking and promoting prostitution in Manhattan Supreme Court.

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