The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal from a Houston man shot in the back by police during a traffic stop, prompting Justice Sonia Sotomayor to complain of … Click to Continue »
General Motors Co's bid to block hundreds of lawsuits, potentially worth billions of dollars, over a deadly ignition-switch defect broke down on Monday when the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear its appeal claiming the suits were barred by the No. Show More Summary
A federal appeals court has rejected an appeal by the U.S. Department of the Interior and Pojoaque (poh-WAH'-kay) Pueblo in a dispute over a gaming compact with New Mexico. The … Click to Continue »
The justices declined to review a 2016 ruling by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that rejected GM's bid to block customer lawsuits over the defect.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal from a Houston man shot in the back by police during a traffic stop, prompting Justice Sonia Sotomayor to complain of a "disturbing trend" in how the high court deals with cases alleging police misconduct.
Described as “the best constructed public building in the country” when it opened, this South of Market structure reads like a love letter to granite and marble San Francisco’s own U.S. Court of Appeals Ninth Circuit received national attention after it played a prominent role in federal politics this year. Show More Summary
Last-ditch court appeals could block the executions of two Arkansas inmates who are scheduled to be put to death Monday after spending more than two decades behind bars. What's left … Click to Continue »
The Latest on Arkansas' attempt to carry out the nation's first double execution since 2000: (all times local): 12 p.m. A federal appeals court has rejected an Arkansas inmate's request … Click to Continue »
The country’s supreme court upheld the conviction of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who has been held on national security charges for over a year Iran’s supreme court has upheld the conviction of a British-Iranian woman sentenced to five...Show More Summary
Various claims could be worth billions of dollars, but plaintiffs must still prove the merits of their cases.
The Supreme Court on Monday turned away an appeal from General Motors Co. seeking to block dozens of lawsuits over faulty ignition switches that could expose the company to billions of dollars in additional claims. Continue reading ? The post Supreme Court turns away General Motors appeal over faulty ignition switches appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
The Supreme Court on Monday turned away an appeal from General Motors Co. seeking to block dozens of lawsuits over faulty ignition switches that one plaintiffs' attorney said could expose … Click to Continue »
Sheila Abdus-Salaam, the first African-American woman to be appointed to New York's highest state court, the Court of Appeals, was found dead earlier this month in the Hudson River.
The Republican opportunity comes with the GOP in control of Congress and the White House, about 120 vacancies in federal district and appeals courts to be filled and after years of partisan fights over judicial nominations. Frustrated...Show More Summary
The Republicans' opportunity comes with the GOP in control of Congress and the White House, about 120 vacancies in federal district and appeals courts to be filled and after years of partisan fights over judicial nominations. Frustrated...Show More Summary
GOVERNOR COOPER REJECTS ATTEMPTS TO SHUFFLE COURTS AND ELECTION BOARDS: Gov. Roy Cooper has vetoed bills that would cut the state appeals court by three judges and deny the governor’s political party control of the state elections board. Show More Summary
By Dan Levine and Mica Rosenberg SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's travel ban on citizens of six Muslim-majority nations faces its second challenge at a U.S. appeals court next month, and this time more Republican...Show More Summary
A three-judge panel of a federal appeals court will hear arguments in an appeal of a Hawaii federal judge's ruling blocking President Donald Trump's travel ban. The 9th U.S. Circuit … Click to Continue »
Berkeley can require retailers to warn their cell phone customers about the possible radiation effects of carrying switched-on phones close to their bodies, a federal appeals court ruled Friday. [...] the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court ofShow More Summary
This week in Arkansas, lives came down to minutes. Ledell Lee never saw Friday. Less than an hour before a midnight deadline to carry out the sentence, Arkansas officials learned the U.S. Supreme Court had rejected his last appeals. The lethal injection began and Lee was dead by 11:56 p.m. Thursday...