Reuters video still of Julian Assange Sweden’s Supreme Court has given Julian Assange the green light to appeal allegations of sexual assault stemming from two incidents that allegedly took place in the town of Enköping and in Stockholm...Show More Summary
It is not always easy to criticize the elders of your own family. But Ian Millhiser, a former Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals clerk, boldly hurls powerful critiques at the top of the judiciary’s food chain: the United States Supreme Court. In his book, Injustices: The Supreme Court’s History of Comforting the Comfortable and Afflicting […]
Mirza v The Secretary of State for the Home Department  CSIH 28, 17 April 2015 – read judgment On the same day as it handed down judgment in the Khan case (see Fraser Simpson’s post here), the Court of Session’s appeal chamber – the Inner House – provided further guidance on the relationship between […]
It has been reported earlier that Swedish Supreme Court is considering a possible lifting of Assange's arrest warrant - and this is a "big issue," Assange's lawyer Per Samuelsson told Sputnik Tuesday.
The captain of a South Korean ferry that sank last year, killing 304 people, was found guilty of homicide by an appeals court on Tuesday and sentenced to life in prison, overturning an earlier conviction for negligence. The post Korean Captain Found Guilty of Homicide appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
Yesterday it seemed French citizen Serge Atresi Atlaoui of France had gotten a stay of execution. The court denied his appeal today. It's not clear if he will be executed today with the others, or if he'll just sit in the isolation cell a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
SEOUL (Reuters) - The captain of a South Korean ferry that sank last year, killing 304 people, was found guilty of homicide by an appeals court on Tuesday and sentenced to life in prison, overturning an earlier conviction for negligence.
My latest court story for Carolina Journal: RALEIGH — In an April decision, the N.C. Court of Appeals overturned a jury ruling that Union County public schools had not been provided enough money by the county commission, saying that the judge had offered jurors an incorrect interpretation of the landmark Leandro decision that governs state […]
Back in February, InterDigital failed to revive the patent-infringement claims against Microsoft. U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit said that four InterDigital patents weren’t infringed and a fifth is invalid. The court upheld a decision by the U.S. International Trade Commission, which rejected InterDigital’s bid to block phones made by Microsoft. Today, a […]
An appeals court in Tehran has sentenced six individuals to prison terms ranging from five to seven years for postings on their Facebook pages. Two additional individuals are facing as of yet unknown terms for their activities on the social networking site.
Foooood Fiiiight!!! Tort Talkers may recall the blog post reporting on the granting of Summary Judgment in the Lackawanna County Court of Common Pleas decision of Rovinsky v. Lourdesmont, No. 2011-CV-2304 (C.P. Lacka. Co. June 19, 2013...Show More Summary
Anthony M. Kennedy was a 44-year-old appeals court judge in Sacramento — a Republican appointee and happily-married Catholic — when he first confronted the question of whether the Constitution protected the rights of gays and lesbia...
Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear plaintiffs’ appeal in Cardona v. Chiquita Brands International, a lawsuit brought by victims of terrorism and crimes against humanity in Colombia. The Court may also have, once and for all, shut the door to the American courts for individuals harmed by American corporations abroad.
A U.S. Border Patrol agent who killed a teenager when he fired across the border from Texas into Mexico cannot be sued in U.S. courts by the Mexican teenager's family, a federal appeals court ruled.
Marriage equality is back in the news cycle. As the April 28 date for oral arguments in the Supreme Court approaches, my inbox is full of appeals for support for the work of making the case for equality. There is an increasingly long line snaking around the court building in Washington, D.C. Show More Summary
The mission on Saturday was simple: Appeal to some of the wealthiest Republican Jewish donors in the country. The method was direct: Heap lavish praise on Israel, with an ample serving of disparagement for President Obama.
A woman who used a turkey baster to impregnate herself is on the losing side of a legal battle over parental rights. The Virginia Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that the child’s biological father is more than a sperm donor and is entitled to be a part of his son’s life. Show More Summary
This week, an appeals court tossed out Barry Bonds’s conviction for obstructing justice. The news served as a reminder of the colossal failure of the federal government’s war on sports doping: Roger Clemens was acquitted outright, Bonds...Show More Summary
The couple, one of whom suffers from brain cancer, had hoped that an appeal to pity would convince the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals to force the state's hand.
More than 22 years ago, environmental advocates accused Texaco, later acquired by Chevron, of polluting the Amazonian rainforest homeland of 30,000 Ecuadorians. Since then, the controversy has produced reams of media coverage, a well-received documentary, and a judgment of nearly $9 billion against Chevron. It also produced a three......