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Anti-Web Blocking Site More Popular in the UK than Spotify & Skype

A service that helps users circumvent web-blocking injunctions handed down by the UK High Court has grown to become one of the country's most popular websites. Unblocked.pw provides instant access to dozens of otherwise blocked domains and is currently ranked 192nd in the UK, ahead of both Spotify and Skype. Show More Summary

Morning Wrap: Get a Warrant | Insider-Trading Petition | The Sound of Music Near Skadden

Lucy Koh, a California federal district judge, says the feds need a warrant to acquire historical cell phone location information from service providers. The U.S. Department of Justice wants the high court to toss a Second Circuit ruling that restricts insider-trading cases. And a street band in downtown is ruffling a few feathers in nearby... Read the whole entry... »       

Insider Trading Debate Heads to High Court

The Obama administration on Thursday asked the Supreme Court to review last year’s insider-trading decision by a federal appeals court that overturned two convictions and set a higher standard for proving the financial crime.

ECB files petition to recover fine from Kaneria

5 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

The ECB has filed a writ petition in the Sindh High Court to recover the fine from banned legspinner, Danish Kaneria, who is based in Karachi

Patricia Spears Jones Reviews Tonya Foster’s A Swarm of Bees in High Court

At Gathering of the Tribes, a review of Tonya Foster’s new book, A Swarm of Bees in High Court (Belladonna 2015)! Patricia Spears Jones recalls an influential image for Foster, Max Ernst’s painting, A Swarm of Bees in the Palace of Justice, which “provided a jumping off point for [Foster’s] consideration of shape and color, […]

Okla. High Court Rejects Bid to Keep Ten Commandments on Capitol Grounds

Oklahoma's highest court has commanded the state to remove a Ten Commandments monument from the grounds of the Oklahoma Capitol, rejecting the latest legal effort to keep the statue in its place.

Israel takes control of illegal West Bank homes

Israeli forces clash with Jewish settlers after taking over buildings which High Court wants removed before July 30.

India Protects Baby of Raped 14-Year-Old Girl From Abortion

In India, abortion proponents are upset that the Gujarat High Court has denied a father’s petition to allow his 14-year-old daughter from getting an abortion after rape. The girl is 24-weeks pregnant and was raped by a local doctor. The Guardian reports that the judge involved in the case, Abhilasha Kumari, said it was a […]

14-Year-Old Indian Girl Allegedly Raped by Doctor Denied Abortion

A 14-year-old Indian rape survivor's request for an abortion was rejected today by the High Court of the state of Gujarat. The petition, submitted to the High Court of India's eastern coastal state by the girl's father, was refused by...Show More Summary

City of Taipei To Petition Taiwan’s High Court For Gay Marriage

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The other day we told you how Taiwan is poised to consider a new civil partnership law for same-sex couples. We also mentioned how some LGBT advocates are disappointed that the proposal would not give them equal marriage rights. Now, the city of Taip… The post City of Taipei To Petition Taiwan’s High Court For Gay Marriage appeared first on Towleroad.

More bad news in the fight for a right to die

R (o.t.a A.M) v. General Medical Council [2015] EWHC 2096 (Admin) Read the full judgment here The High Court has rejected the argument made by “Martin”, a man with locked-in syndrome who is profoundly disabled and wishes to end his own life. This comes shortly after Strasbourg’s rejection of the Nicklinson and Lamb cases, for which see […]

Kentucky clerks claim their First Amendment rights as Christians should trump 14th Amendment rights for LGBT people

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

A lawsuit stemming from last month’s Supreme Court ruling legalizing gay marriage has brought national media attention to Rowan County, home to 24,000 residents in the forested hills of eastern Kentucky. The high court’s ruling was met with jubilation across much of the country. But in some areas...

In Kentucky, Fight for a Gay Marriage Certificate Goes to the Courts

A lawsuit stemming from last month’s Supreme Court ruling legalizing gay marriage has brought national media attention to Rowan County, home to 24,000 residents in the forested hills of eastern Kentucky. The high court’s ruling was met with jubilation across much of the country. Show More Summary

3 Count: UK/Canada Day

UK proposes to increase prison time for online pirates as a high court strikes down CD ripping law and Toronto's Mayor has Kanye tweet removed.

Rubio: 'More Scalias and less Sotomayors'

The Republican presidential candidate's ideological case is dubious, but his focus on the high court is sound: the Supreme Court is the key 2016 issue.

Alito Critiques Gay-Marriage Ruling, Defends Citizens United

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito Jr., in an interview with Bill Kristol posted Sunday night, criticized the high court's June 26 ruling declaring a right to same-sex marriage. The justice warned "we are at sea" in defining the limits of constitutional protections of liberty.       

Union fight shifts from campaign trail to high court

By Dan Morain, The Sacramento Bee For decades, organized labor, particularly the union that represents public school teachers, has been checking off boxes in California.

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