Jamaica has the distinction of being a country that is particularly hostile to gays, thanks in no small part to U.S. evangelical speakers attempts to sow hatred there. The fallout of the hostility includes GLBT youth being forced into the...
Jon Eisenburg is asking a federal court to slow the pace of the force-feedings. The amount of liquid food given to the detainees causes intense pain, the lawyer says.
Jessa Duggar hit headlines last year when she announced that she was courting Ben Seewald. As the 19 Kids And Counting star has made clear, courtship is a far cry from the usual dating routine. Jessa won’t even kiss her dream guy until her wedding day! The Duggar family’s Facebook fans find it very refreshing to […]
Scotusblog has it here. A brief summary: the city of Sunnydale, CA, enacted a ban on magazines holding more than ten rounds. It was challenged in US District Court, with a motion for preliminary injunction (to stay enforcement of th...
A US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois has just granted a temporary restraining order to freeze all US assets of Mt. Gox, Tibanne KK and Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles as part of an effort to find out exactly what caused the Japan-based...
Spare the rod, spoil the child? That’s the credo that members of a church in Wisconsin live by. The courts, however, call it child abuse. A couple who spanked their young children on their bare bottoms with wooden dowels in keeping with the teachings of the church they belonged to were convicted Friday night of [Read More...]
The Tokyo District Court has ruled in favor of Nikon in a patent infringement case brought against Sigma. The lawsuit, filed in 2011 and settled last month alleged that six of Sigma's interchangeable lenses infringed on certain Nikon patents relating to VR (vibration reduction) technology. Click through for more details.
The entities are seeking a sale of 500 movies caught up in a bankruptcy court battle, including "The Whole Ten Yards" and "Twin Falls Idaho," but lead creditor David Molner has filed a motion to block the sale. read more
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania (Reuters) - A court injunction obtained by Texas-based Cabot Oil & Gas is preventing Pennsylvania resident Vera Scroggins from going to her local grocery store, her friends' homes, schools, or even the hospi...
When tech innovators and human rights activists mobilized in San Francisco last week to discuss how modern tools can be better used to respond to global human rights violations, a critical partner came to the table for the first time:...Show More Summary
A Colorado District Court judge ruled last week that a five year ban on hydraulic fracturing that citizens of Broomfield approved on the city's November, 2013 local ballot is valid and can go into effect. Broomfield is one of five Colorado cities that have brought local ballot initiatives to regulate fracking activity within their borders. Show More Summary
By Dennis Crouch Medtronic v. Boston Scientific (Fed. Cir. 2014) Earlier this year, the Supreme Court issued a decision in this case – holding that the patentee has the burden of persuasion on the issue of infringement – even in cases that arise as a declaratory judgment action brought by a licensee in good standing […]
Senator Chuck Winder (Republican – Boise) proposed an eminent domain bill which would leave governmental agencies on the financial hook for eminent domain court costs for property owners in specific situations. The fees any state entity would owe if they change the terms of land seizure or end the litigation in a property seizure case,... Show More Summary
Washington (CNN) – A close adviser to Hillary Clinton courted and procured money that was later used to fund illegal get-out-the-vote operations during the former secretary of state’s hotly contested 2008 presidential bid, according to allegations formally laid out Monday by federal prosecutors. Show More Summary
Landowners have transformed spaces into permanent food courts and brought new dining options to commercial buildings.
Trenton, New Jersey (CNN) - A former top aide to Chris Christie was in court on Tuesday to fight a subpoena from a state legislative committee investigating a political scandal roiling the New Jersey governor's administration. It was Bridget Anne Kelly's first public appearance since losing her job in January over suggestions top Christie appointees […]
A woman who admitted to posting nude photos of her husband’s girlfriend online did not take kindly to WNEP reporter Bill Wadell trying to get an interview as she came out of court. First she tried the old “take the microphone” bit.”Show More Summary
A group of 33 passengers who were on the ill-fated “Poop Cruise” last year — also known as the Carnival ship Triumph — have been in court suing the cruise line and are now asking the company to shell out $5,000 in damages per person, every month for the rest of their lives. That money is for medical bills and … [More]
The pro-life group Priests for Life was one of the earliest organizations to file a lawsuit against the Obama administration over its HHS mandate. The mandate compels religious groups to pay for birth control drugs and drugs like ella that can cause very early abortions. Priests for Life national director Father Frank Pavone released the […]
It's been more than a year since Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor's memoir "My Beloved World" hit bookshelves. But the best-selling author is still on the book-tour circuit.