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$500 Million Episcopal Church Battle Heads to High Court in South Carolina Property Dispute Case

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.

Israel Supreme Court Upholds Law Making It Illegal To Call For Boycott Of Israel

High Court largely upholds controversial 'Anti-Boycott Law' — (@haaretzcom) April 15, 2015 The only democracy in the Middle East strikes again. A law passed by the Israeli...Show More Summary

Yelp Doesn’t Have to Unmask Reviewers, Virginia High Court Rules

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.

Antonin Scalia Honors Ruth Bader Ginsburg: 'The High Court's Counterweight'

3 days agoNews : Huffington Post

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

What's The Difference Between Corruption And Pornography?

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.

ICAC powers curbed by court ruling

The nation’s corruption-fighting agencies are scrambling to determine the impact of a High Court ruling against NSW ICAC.

Op-ed: Mary Bonauto Is the Supreme Court Hero We Need and Deserve

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

Indian High Court strikes down speech-throttling law

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

Tennessee Suspends Executions Amid Legal Challenges To Lethal Injection, Electric Chair

5 days agoNews : Huffington Post

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

Israel to Consider Return of Planning Autonomy to Palestinian Communities

Israeli High Court of Justice reportedly is set to hear the plea on returning planning autonomy to the Palestinian communities in Area C.

Which SCOTUS Justice Went Drinking With George And Amal Clooney?

One of the unsung perks of sitting on the high court is grabbing dinner and drinks with power couples.

Sotomayor: Don't Blame the Justices for Politicization of Supreme Court

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."       

Supreme Court Takes Death Row Appeal, Turns Down Campaign Finance Challenge

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.

New York's High Court to Rule on Cleanup Requirements for Hundreds of Rivers, Bays, and Lakes

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 issue Langston legal claim

Cardiff City lodge a counterclaim with the High Court against creditors Langston over unpaid debts.

Supreme Court Ruling on Pot Highlights Partisan Divide

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 […]

Court reverses ANZ fee verdict

Maurice Blackburn vows to take class action over bank fees to the High Court.

ANZ wins appeal over credit card fees

Class action lawyers Maurice Blackburn indicate that likely to take case to High Court.

Palmer company loses carbon case

Clive Palmer's Queensland Nickel loses High Court challenge against now defunct carbon tax.

Pakistan Judge Orders Police Chief to Register Murder Case Against CIA Officials for Drone Strike

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 [...]

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