Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel: The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled Friday it would not hear arguments — in secret or in public — as it considers whether to allow an investigation to continue that has looked into whether Gov. Scott Walker’s campaign illegally … Continue reading ?
By Darren Smith, Weekend Contributor In what hopefully will become the conclusion of a oppressive years long ordeal, Italy’s highest court, the Court of Cassation, overturned the murder convictions against Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito. The news came as somewhat a surprise considering the zeal at which the prosecution fought to ensure the defendants be […]
The High Court in Ireland has told ISP UPC that it must introduce a "three strikes" scheme to deal with subscribers who pirate music online. The ruling is a major victory for Sony, Universal and Warner who will only be required to pay 20% of the installation and running costs, with UPC picking up 80% of the tab. Show More Summary
Italy's highest court overturned the murder conviction of Amanda Knox and her Italian ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito on Friday, the AP reports. Last year, a Florence appeals court convicted Knox and Sollecito in the 2007 death of Knox's former roommate, Meredith Kercher. After a thorough... Read More >
AMANDA KNOX is finally free of murder charges after Italy’s high court overturned her murder conviction. The decision by the Supreme Court of Cassation is the final ruling in the case. It ends the long legal battle waged by Knox andShow More Summary
Italy's highest court has overturned the murder convictions of Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito in the 2007 death of Meredith Kercher. This latest acquittal appears to mean that the case is truly over after eight years in court. Both Knox and Sollecito have already spent four years in jail. Read more...
ROME (AP) — Amanda Knox and her Italian ex-boyfriend, Raffaele Sollecito, have been convicted, acquitted, and convicted in three different trials over the death of Knox's flat-mate Meredith Kercher. On Wednesday, Italy's high court took up the case for the second time. Here's a look at the legal saga that began when Kercher's body was found on Nov. Show More Summary
Italian high court judges heard final arguments Friday in the case of Amanda Knox and were expected by day's end to decide whether to uphold or reject her 28-year sentence in the 2007 slaying of British student Meredith Kercher.
Google has lost a court battle in the UK to stop people suing it over alleged privacy breaches, the Guardian reports. Google has been trying to force the High Court to reverse its decision, which ruled that a group of Safari users in the UK could sue it for damages. Show More Summary
Law Blog rounds up the morning's legal news.
In a rare Supreme Court victory for the voting rights of minorities, the justices ruled 5-4 Wednesday that a lower court must reassess whether Alabama improperly packed too many black voters into certain districts, diluting their voting strength in other districts.
WASHINGTON — A divided Supreme Court says a lower court must take another look at whether Alabama's Republican-led legislature relied too heavily on race when it redrew the state's voting districts. Continue reading ? The post High court sends Alabama redistricting case back for review appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
When the Supreme Court last heard oral argument on the Affordable Care Act, in NFIB v. Sebelius, arguments stretched over three long days, protesters were bused in to holler at each other, and questions about whether Congress could fix a law if it wanted to were not met by derisive laughter. Show More Summary
A smiling Raffaele Sollecito said he was “calm” on Wednesday ahead of an Italian high court ruling that may uphold murder sentences for him and American Amanda Knox.
Protesters rallied outside Afghanistan’s high court in support of a woman beaten to death after being falsely accused of burning pages from the Quran.
Amanda Knox risks being extradited to Italy to serve out a 28-year sentence for murder if an Italian high court hearing Wednesday doesn’t go her way.
The Supreme Court is deciding whether to review a ruling against a group of white high school students from California who sued their school for making them remove their American flag shirts on a day when many classmates were celebrating their Mexican heritage.
Major UK Internet providers must now block more than 100 piracy related websites after a new High Court order. The latest blocking round was issued on behalf of the major record labels and targets several MP3 download sites such as stafaband.info, rnbxclusive.se and plixid.com, as well as a search engine for the cloud hosting service Mega.co.nz. Show More Summary
LAGOS/ABUJA (Reuters) - The Nigerian federal high court in Lagos has barred the military from deploying around polling stations during March 28 national elections, the lawyer for the parliamentarian who brought the case said on Tues...