Washington Post reporter Robert Barnes reported Friday that a deadlocked Supreme Court handed Obama a huge defeat: “President Obama suffered the biggest legal defeat of his administration Thursday when a deadlocked Supreme Court failed...Show More Summary
The Kansas Supreme Court is threatening to shutter schools across the state - unless the legislature shells out another $38 million in K-12 funds. If the legislature fails to appropriate these additional funds, the state high court will...Show More Summary
The High Court has blocked an appeal by South African President against corruption charges dating back to the 1990s.
High court should review Washington coastal exaction as a taking without just compensation [Ilya Shapiro and Jayme Weber, Cato, on Common Sense Alliance v. San Juan County] Redistricting: unanimous Court declines to strike down population...Show More Summary
PRETORIA (Reuters) - South Africa's High Court on Friday said President Jacob Zuma had no grounds to appeal against a court ruling that corruption charges against him should be reinstated.
Justice Sotomayor’s heartfelt bid to do away with racial profiling once and for all was thwarted by the high court’s male contingent.
President Barack Obama chastised Senate Republicans for refusing to consider his Supreme Court nominee, after the high court effectively left his immigration actions on hold. "It’s heartbreaking for the millions of immigrants who’veShow More Summary
The presumptive Democratic nominee reacted to a high court tie that blocked implementation of an Obama immigration plan.
The Supreme Court did not come to a decision on whether President Obama's move to shield millions of immigrants from deportation was constitutional.
The Supreme Court on Thursday placed new limits on state laws that make it a crime for motorists suspected of drunken driving to refuse alcohol tests. Continue reading ? The post High court strikes limits drunk driving test laws appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito sold his shares in Exxon Mobil Corp worth up to $250,000 that had prompted him to step aside from cases involving the oil company, financial disclosure forms released on Wednesday showed. Show More Summary
By David Hepworth On New Year's Eve 1970, Paul McCartney instructed his lawyers to issue a writ at the High Court in London to wind up the Beatles. The sixties ended that day, which was a year late, strictly speaking. You might say this was the last day of the pop era. The following day, which was a Friday, was 1971. Show More Summary
Employees may not be fired for getting divorced, even when a marital separation turns "ugly," New Jersey's highest court ruled.
The soprano Julia Kogan has filed Defence and Counterclaim at the High Court in London, asserting her rights to be credited as a co-author of the Florence Foster Jenkins film, starring Meryl Streep. Her claim is strongly contested by her former boyfriend, Nicholas Martin, who is credited as the sole scriptwriter. Mr Martin’s defence team […]
Conservative High Court Justice Clarence Thomas is considering retiring from the bench following the November presidential election, the Washington Examiner reported.
The Northern Ireland attorney general is headed to court this week to battle a radical High Court decision declaring its pro-life laws “incompatible” with human rights. The BBC reports Attorney General John Larkin and the Department of Justice filed an appeal against the High Court ruling in December. The appeal is being heard this week […]
A lower court had decided that banning semiautomatic assault weapons and large-capacity magazines do not violate the Second Amendment.
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A High Court Judge in Kenya ruled Thursday that anal probing is legal and also a perfectly reasonable way to determine a person’s sexual orientation. Homosexuality is an offense punishable by imprisonment of up to 14 years. Mombasa High Court J… Read The post Kenyan Court: Forced Anal Exams on Gay Suspects are Legal and Not Degrading — VIDEO appeared first on Towleroad.