Children who commit murder should be entitled to lifetime anonymity, a barrister has told the High Court. Arguing the case for two juvenile defendants, Joel Bennathan QC told the court that young criminals need "the space and protection...Show More Summary
The final battle of British king Richard III, who died at war in 1485, began Thursday at London's High Court, which must decide where his remains will be laid to rest. Distant relatives and supporters of the infamous ruler, whose body...Show More Summary
Later this month, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a pair of cases concerning Americans' access to birth control. Specifically, the high court will decide whether an employer who has a sincere religious objection to...Show More Summary
High Court upholds earlier order to hang four men convicted of raping and murdering student in New Delhi.
Elizabeth Warren -v- Care Fertility (Northampton) Limited and Other  EWHC 602 (Fam) - Read judgment / court summary The High Court has ruled in favour of a 28-year-old woman who wanted her late husband’s sperm to be retained even though the correct written consent was not in place. Mrs Justice Hogg (‘Hogg J’) ruled that Mrs Warren […]
Do rap lyrics have a place in the court room? The post High Court Considers Allowing Rap Lyrics To Be Used In Trials appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The last effort to turn Florida's high court into a "sock puppet for Rick Scott” went nowhere. Republicans are trying again. The post GOP Has Yet Another Proposal For Gov. Scott To Pack The Florida Supreme Court appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The UK website blocking bonanza continues with the High Court adding four major movie streaming sites to the country’s unofficial ban list. Six major ISPs are required to block access to Megashare, Viooz, Watch32 and Zmovie, which all have millions of regular visitors. Source: TorrentFreak, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing and VPN services.
Yeung Ki, a mainlander living in Hong Kong, is facing the region's High Court after she killed her boyfriend in late 2012. Zhou Hui, the deceased ex, had beaten Yueng and her four-year-old daughter and then raped Yueng after a dispute over some money. Yueng promptly drugged him, cut off his penis, flushed it down the toilet, and beat him to death with a hammer. [ more › ]
The Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a case regarding a school district's proposed ban on breast cancer awareness bracelets bearing the slogan, "I Heart Boobies." Without comment, the high court turned away an appeal from the...Show More Summary
Chief Justice John Roberts calls out his colleague Sonia Sotomayor over her dissent in what is becoming a theme at the high court.
Sunday, March 9, 2014 - 6:30am Description: PRETORIA, FRIDAY: Oscar Pistorius sits at the Pretoria High Court on the fifth day of his trial. The Paralympian is accused of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day last...Show More Summary
The Kansas Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the state failed to uphold public-education rights mandated in the state's constitution by underfunding poorer school districts.
Florida's top court on Thursday denied a law license to an immigrant living in the U.S. illegally, ruling that federal law prohibits him from practicing in the state.
OK, listen up, all you dumb users of smartphones: In spite of what Massachusetts ’ high court decided, no, it isn’t OK to take “upskirt” pictures of unsuspecting women.
It is not illegal to secretly photograph underneath a person’s clothing (known as “upskirting”), Massachusetts’ highest court has ruled in privacy decision that may prompt lawmakers to update state law. The state’s highest court ruled (see decision below) that a man who took cellphone photos up the skirts of women......
The Delhi High Court on Thursday cleared the way for Bollywood film “Gulaab Gang” to open in cinemas, a day after it put the movie’s release on hold over allegations the film was based on a real-life women’s rights organization in India with a similar name.
Shooting photos up women’s skirts legal in Massachusetts, high court rules – In its decision the court stated that while such activity should be illegal, the law in its current state does not make it so. Scientific research must take...Show More Summary
It's not against the law in Massachusetts to secretly take photos up a woman's skirt, the state's highest court ruled Wednesday. The post High Court Rules That Upskirt Photos Are Legal In Massachusetts appeared first on ThinkProgres...
[Oscar Pistorius hugs his sister inside court at the end of the second day of his trial at the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, on Tuesday. Pistorius is charged with murder for the shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine's Day 2013. Image via Antoine de Ras, Pool/AP.] Read more...