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...
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...
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  EWHC 2808 (the ‘Judgment’).
The Spanish government has asked the high court to declare illegal a referendum vote on independence in Catalonia, in the country's northeastern region.
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
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
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
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 [...]
Doyle estate wants justices to rescue Holmes from public domain! Spotlight on Stan Lee! Interviews with Alison Bechdel and Scott Allie! Plus much more!
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.
‘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
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...
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......
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
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
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.
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'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.
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
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