South Carolina's highest court has agreed to hear an appeal filed by The Episcopal Church against a breakaway diocese regarding several church properties in the state.
High Court largely upholds controversial 'Anti-Boycott Law' http://t.co/6oPchIRXp5 pic.twitter.com/Z4QbqZqyCC — Haaretz.com (@haaretzcom) April 15, 2015 The only democracy in the Middle East strikes again. A law passed by the Israeli...Show More Summary
Virginia's highest court ruled on Thursday that Yelp doesn't have to disclose the identities of online users accused by a small business owner of posting fraudulent negative reviews about his carpet-cleaning company.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was celebrated in Time Magazine's list of "The 100 Most Influential People," joining the ranks of such notable figures as Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), author Chimimanda Ngozi Adichie, dancer...Show More Summary
Yesterday's High Court ICAC decision is complex. But looking at a famous case about a smutty French film helps explain what it means for corruption in NSW.
The nation’s corruption-fighting agencies are scrambling to determine the impact of a High Court ruling against NSW ICAC.
Freedom to Marry's Evan Wolfson explains why there's no one better to represent us at the high court than his friend Mary Bonauto. read more
The law in India still poses a variety of civil and criminal hazards for speech, but Section 66A of the Information Technology Act — which originated as a measure to fight “cyber crimes against women” — was an unconstitutionally vague restraint on speech, according to the nation’s Supreme Court. Show More Summary
The Tennessee Supreme Court has suspended executions of convicted murderers amid legal challenges contending that lethal injection and the electric chair are cruel and unusual punishments. The state high court, in an order filed Friday,...Show More Summary
Israeli High Court of Justice reportedly is set to hear the plea on returning planning autonomy to the Palestinian communities in Area C.
One of the unsung perks of sitting on the high court is grabbing dinner and drinks with power couples.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor on Thursday blamed outside factors, not the justices themselves, for the public perception that the high court has become a political institution. Speaking at the New York Public Library, Sotomayor said, "The world around us has politicized what we’ve done."
An Alabama man, convicted of two killings in 1997, will get his day before the high court, after paper-work mix-ups halted his earlier appeals.
Long Island Sound, the Bronx River, Lake Ontario, Lake Erie, and South Oyster Bay all share something in common - and this is not a club you'd want to join. They are so fouled with polluted runoff from cities and urban runoff that you may get sick if you swim there or touch the water. read more
Cardiff City lodge a counterclaim with the High Court against creditors Langston over unpaid debts.
My court story of the month for Carolina Journal: RALEIGH — The issue of warrantless search and seizures by police was again before the N.C. Supreme Court in a case underscoring the divergent judicial philosophies of the high court’s Republican and Democratic members. On May 5, 2011, the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office received an anonymous […]
Maurice Blackburn vows to take class action over bank fees to the High Court.
Class action lawyers Maurice Blackburn indicate that likely to take case to High Court.
Clive Palmer's Queensland Nickel loses High Court challenge against now defunct carbon tax.
An Islamabad High Court judge in Pakistan has directed the police to register a murder and terrorism case against two former CIA officials for their alleged involvement in a drone strike that killed Pakistanis. Kareem Khan’s teenage son, Zahinullah, and his brother, Asif Iqbal, were killed on December 31, 2009, in a CIA drone strike [...]