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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Undergoes Heart Surgery

9 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, leader of the high court's liberal wing and beloved by many as the 'Notorious RBG' after her scathing dissent in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, underwent heart surgery this morning after experiencing discomfort while exercising...

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg recovering after heart stent surgery

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent surgery to place a heart stent this morning after doctors discovered blockage in one of her arteries, the high court announced.

Google abuse case to have 'enormous consequences'

Title: Google Credits: Getty Images Businessman Daniel Hegglin wants Google to block untrue posts labelling him a murderer and a paedophile One-Minute Read Monday, November 24, 2014 - 9:32am The High Court is set to hear the case ofShow More Summary

Information even unlawfully obtained is admissible to the GMC – Joanna Glynn

R (on the application of Nakesh) v Metropolitan Police Service and General Medical Council [2014] EWHC 3810 (Admin) – read judgment The High Court has ruled that although information obtained unlawfully by the police is admissible in regulatory proceedings (even if not in criminal proceedings), it  “carries little weight” in the assessment of competing interests […]

Name and Shame

The decision of the High Court to name six Asian caught up in the Birmingham child sexual exploitation scandal is to be welcomed, I think. Because while there is always the possibility of self-appointed 'vigilantes' taking the law into...Show More Summary

Court Names Six Asian Men Given 'Anti-Grooming' Orders in Birmingham

The extent of inappropriate relationships between Asian men and young girls in Britain's second city, Birmingham, has been highlighted again as the High Court decides to reveal the names of six men given anti-grooming orders after they were found in the company of a teenage girl. Show More Summary

In Pakistan, Dad Sentenced to Death for ‘Honor Killing’ of Daughter

Farzana Parveen was beaten to death in broad daylight outside the high court in the city of Lahore

High Court Judge Rules UK Government Not Entitled to Immunity from Claims Brought by Torture & Rendition Victim

A high court judge in the United Kingdom has ruled that a Pakistani detained by British forces in Iraq in February 2004 may proceed with claims against the UK government related to his rendition, torture and detention.

If Illegal Sites Get Blocked Accidentally, Hard Luck Says Court

In a case before the High Court, UK ISPs have raised concerns that 'innocent' sites might be taken offline due to them sharing IP addresses with other sites detailed in blocking orders. While sites will get a chance to complain, sites operating illegally will get no sympathy from the High Court. Show More Summary

Hong Kong authorities begin clearing out Admiralty protest site

Hong Kong bailiffs this morning began removing barricades at a protest site in Admiralty after the high court extended an injunction authorizing them to clear access to nearby CITIC Tower. [ more › ]

Does Botswana Court Win Mean Better Days for LGBTs in Africa?

Although same-sex relations remain illegal in Botswana, a high court judge has ruled that an LGBT lobbying group has a constitutional right to challenge the country's antigay laws. read more

Gay Marriage Can Begin in Kan.: U.S. Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court has issued an order allowing gay marriage to begin in Kansas, despite attempts to appeal the issue in federal court. In a one-page order released Wednesday, the High Court noted the emergency stay that was granted by Justice Sonia Sotomayor on Monday was now lifted,......

Same-Sex Couples Can Now Marry in Kansas!

2 weeks agoLGBT / Lesbian : SheWired.com

The high court decided Wednesday that same-sex couples in Kansas should not have to wait any longer to get married. read more

Marriage equality advocates score court victories in South Carolina and Kansas

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Gay marriage advocates won another two victories on Wednesday as the U.S. Supreme Court allowed Kansas to become the 33rd U.S. state where same-sex couples can wed and a federal judge struck down South Carolina’s ban. The high court declined a request from Kansas officials to block U.S....

Supreme Court: Same-Sex Couples Can Marry in Kansas

The high court decided Wednesday that same-sex couples in Kansas should not have to wait any longer to get married. read more

The High Court Takes Center Stage

For all the uncertainty surrounding the 2016 campaign, this much is already clear: The Supreme Court will be at the center of that election in a way rarely seen in our nation’s history. Between June 2015 and June 2016, the court is likely...Show More Summary

World View: European High Court Clamps Down on 'Benefit Tourism'

This morning's key headlines from GenerationalDynamics.com Vladimir Putin causes scandal with shawl for Xi Jinping's wife European high court clamps down on 'benefit tourism' African football (soccer) federation expels Morocco over Ebola...Show More Summary

Hong Kong court says police can remove protesters

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy demonstrators could be forced to leave the streets or risk arrest as early as Wednesday after the territory’s high court ruled that police could start removing barricades and protesters from occupied zones.

80% of Catalans say 'Yes' to independence in symbolic ‘referendum'

``After Spain's High Court ruled the independence referendum proposed by Catalan leader Artur Mas unconstitutional last month, the Madrid government has also issued a ban on the informal poll, forbidding Catalans from making any public show of support for independence. Show More Summary

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