The High Court has ruled, correctly in my view, that the ACT legislation which briefly established equal marriage was in conflict with Commonwealth Law clearly intended to do the opposite, by defining marriage as “between a man and a woman”. We might not like the practical result, but consider how things would be if the […]
Aereo streams broadcast signals, including PBS’s ‘Bob the Builder.’ Aereo/Associated Press Television startup Aereo Inc. is hoping to reach a new audience: the Supreme Court. On Thursday, it said it would welcome the high court's intervention...Show More Summary
In extremely upsetting and infuriating news, Australia's High Court has overturned ACT's legalization of same-sex marriage.
The digital streaming company responds to broadcasters' attempts to interest the high court in a battle that could reshape the TV industry. In papers filed at the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday, Aereo says it is ready for the high court to review its legality. Show More Summary
The digital streaming company responds to broadcasters' attempts to interest the high court in a battle that could reshape the TV industry. read more
Yesterday, in a horrendous step backward for LGBT progress, the Supreme Court of India reinstated a colonial era law that criminalized gay sex, which had been ruled unconstitutional back in 2009. On cue, American Family Association spokeshater Bryan Fisher spent...
Earlier this month Justice Arnold of the England and Wales High Court ordered an injunction against HTC, found to have violated Nokia’s “modular structure for a transmitter and a mobile station” patent. This resulted in a ban for the HTC One Mini which went in effect on December 6th. Show More Summary
The country’s High Court has re-banned same-sex marriage in the Australian Capital Territory read more
Manufacturer may resume shipping HTC One Mini into the UK HTC UK has released a statement saying it's been granted a stay on the injunction preventing shipments of the HTC One Mini into the UK. This follows a High Court ruling earlier...Show More Summary
Over two dozen same-sex couples in Australia had the rug ripped out from under them today when the country-continent’s High Court overturned a law that had allowed them to marry this week. While it’s a major setback for LGBT Aussies, at least there are other redeeming qualities in life Down Under. To wit, the musical […]
The Australian High Court has overturned a marriage equality law passed in the Australian Capital Territory, invalidating more than two dozen marriages that have taken place since the law took effect this weekend. The post Australian High Court Overturns Capital Territory Marriage Equality, Nullifying Two Dozen Marriages appeared first on ThinkProgress.
"It is repellent that extremist religious opposition worldwide is such a corrosive impediment to basic human rights. The groundbreaking Delhi high court decision would have stood had religious opponents not attempted, now successfully, to roll it back. Show More Summary
Australia’s High Court ruled unanimously against legislation allowing gay marriage in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) on Thursday, saying that the issue should be decided by parliament. The decision came after the national government...Show More Summary
The Australian Capital Territory's (ACT) same-sex marriage law was struck down by the country's highest court on Thursday and the marriages that had taken place since it went into effect were annulled, the AP reports: The federal government's lawyer had...
The country's high court has publicly released its order for a formal review of the punk band's sentences, which could lead to early release for the two members still in jail. MOSCOW -- Early freedom for the two jailed members of punk...Show More Summary
By Anne Twomey, University of Sydney The ACT’s Marriage Equality (Same Sex Act) 2013 produced neither a marriage nor equality. Instead it produced inconsistency, leaving the law completely inoperative. Those who exchanged marriage vows last weekend were not legally married, as there was no law in operation under which they could wed. Nonetheless, the High [...]
(BONNE TERRE, Mo.) — The U.S. Supreme Court has sided with the state of Missouri in its bid to execute a man convicted of shooting a good Samaritan who stopped to help the Kansas City man and two friends who were stranded on the side of a highway in 1994. Show More Summary
There’s a lot of sadness around the country after the High Court today overturned the ACT’s same-sex marriage legislation. Tony Abbott’s government succeeded in annulling the marriages of those 27 same-sex couples who married in the ACT over the weekend. … Continue reading ?
The High Court has scrapped the ACT same-sex marriage bill - but it's a minor setback, argues Rodney Croome. The marriage equality debate has shifted profoundly and there's no going back
Australia's highest court has struck down a territorial law that let same-sex couples begin marrying last weekend. read more