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Supreme Court to Ohio: No Early Voting for You

The Supreme Court delayed the start of early voting in Ohio today in a 5-4 vote. Early voting in the Buckeye State was supposed to begin on Tuesday but was shut down by the high court's decision to postpone it, despite civil lawsuits that argued reducing voting days would make it difficult for low-income families to vote. Read more...

There Is No Alternative! (to Casement Park development plan)

2 days agoNews : Slugger O'Toole

A fairly desperate argument from lawyers for the Northern Ireland Planning Service in Belfast High Court today, during the judicial review of the planned £70million redevelopment of Casement Park in west Belfast.  As the BBC reports The judge heard that DCAL have contributed £62.5m of the £77m cost of rebuilding the stadium as part of a project involving more...

UK High Court Considers Implications Of The Google Spain Case For The First Time

In July 2014, the High Court (the ‘Court’) considered for the first time the implications of the landmark decision in Google Spain, when delivering an interim judgment in the case of Hegglin v Persons Unknown [2014] EWHC 2808 (the ‘Judgment’).

Spain turns to high court to make Catalan independence vote illegal

The Spanish government has asked the high court to declare illegal a referendum vote on independence in Catalonia, in the country's northeastern region.

Delhi High Court Asks Government: Why Facebook India Is Not Paying Any Tax?

The Government of India was questioned by a bench of High Court justices regarding tax collected from Facebook’s India centric operations. The bench comprised of Justice Badar Durrez Ahmed and Siddharth Mridul; and the questions were...Show More Summary

High Court in India Nixes Religious-Disclosure Requirement on Government Forms; Also, “None” is Now Permitted

In India, until now, various forms provided by the government asked citizens to disclose their religion -- and "none" wasn't an option. Good news:In a landmark ruling, the Bombay high court on Tuesday held that the state cannot compel any individual to declare or specify his or her religion, on any form or declaration. Show More Summary

Should We Interview a Candidate for State Supreme Court Who's Been Disbarred?

ES The Bugs Bunny flash drive on which Washington State Supreme Court candidate (and disbarred lawyer) John "Zambomi" Scannell delivered his op-ed. Oyez! Oyez! The High Court of Slog is hereby called into emergency session to attend to the pressing matter of one John "Zamboni" Scannell, disbarred lawyer. Mr. Show More Summary

People’s War in India Clippings 23/9/2014

Delhi High Court asks AIIMS, police to treat suspected Maoist prisoner The Delhi High Court Monday asked AIIMS and the city police to provide immediate treatment to a suspected Maoist prisoner, awaiting surgery for removal of a brain tumour and lying in a pitiable condition in a south Delhi police station for nearly [...]

Comics A.M. - Sherlock Holmes Copyright Case Appealed to High Court

Doyle estate wants justices to rescue Holmes from public domain! Spotlight on Stan Lee! Interviews with Alison Bechdel and Scott Allie! Plus much more!

Former air marshal's whistle-blower case moves to high court

A federal air marshal who was fired in 2006 after exposing government plans to withdraw security from airliners asserted in U.S. Supreme Court filings Monday that the way the Transportation Security Administration restricts the release of sensitive information is arbitrary and inconsistent.

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Sunday 21 Sep 2014

‘PLEBGATE’ MP FACES NEW CLAIMS ‘Plebgate’ MP Andrew Mitchell called a police officer a “little shit” and said he was “too important” to obey the officer’s request, the high court will hear. Allegations of rude and abusive behaviour by...Show More Summary

Better late than never: Expect a high court OK on marriage equality soon

Over the last year, lower federal court judges have removed most of the suspense from the questions of whether and when the Supreme Court might rule marriage equality to be a federal constitutional right. In case after case, in red states and blue, judges have ruled that same-sex marriage...

Mass. High Court: Tesla Can Sell Cars Directly to Consumers

Ever wonder why you can't buy a car directly from the manufacturer? Tesla has. In trying to sell directly to consumers, the California-based manufacturer of sexy (and expensive) electric cars has run up against legal obstacles in the form of state laws prohibiting direct-to-consumer sales of cars. Such laws were......

MISSISSIPPI: Gov Uses Hate Group To Intervene In Gay Divorce Case

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Represented by Alliance Defending Freedom, Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant has filed to intervene in a same-sex divorce case before the state Supreme Court. The high court said Monday that it would hear the case instead of assigning it to the Court of Appeals. Show More Summary

South Africa High Court rules in favor of BDS South Africa billboard

After a months long court battle BDS South Africa (BDS-SA) won a "precedent-setting" freedom of expression court case last Thursday, September 11. In October 2012 BDS-SA along with the Palestine Solidarity Alliance purchased advertisements on billboard's across South Africa. Show More Summary

Ruth Bader Ginsburg suggests Circuit Court rulings on gay marriage will influence next High Court decision on topic

People seeking clues about how soon the Supreme Court might weigh in on states’ gay marriage bans should pay close attention to the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg told a Minnesota audience Tuesday.

In New Zealand, bloggers can be journalists in the eyes of the law

A New Zealand High Court judgment handed down on Friday will have far-reaching implications for journalists and bloggers, as courts around the world consider the rapidly changing definitions of journalism. At the center of the judgment was the question: How do New Zealand laws define who is a journalist and what is the news media?...

Washington High Court Holds Legislature in Contempt in School Funding Case

Washington's highest court on Thursday took the rare step of holding the state's Legislature in contempt for failing to come up with a plan to put billions of more dollars into the state's public education system as required by an earlier ruling.

Pistorius Groupies

Oscar Pistorius greeted with hugs, music and white balloons at trial Moral support: Members of a Facebook supporters' group hold a religious text and trophy as they wait for him to arrive at the high court in Pretoria Oscar Pistorius...Show More Summary

Week in pictures: 7 - 13 September

Sunday, September 14, 2014 - 6:30am Description: THURSDAY, PRETORIA: Oscar Pistorius makes his way through the swarms of reporters and photographers outside the High Court in Pretoria to hear his verdict over the death of Reeva Steenkamp. Show More Summary

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