Stefan Arzberger, who was accused of attempted murder after breaking naked into a Manhattan hotel room and assaulting its female occupant, pleaded guilty yesterday in the New York State Supreme Court in Manhattan to the lesser charge of reckless assault in the third degree. Prosecutors then agreed to drop the main charge. Arzberger, former first violin […]
ColumnThe Supreme Court did something great on Monday. By voting 5-3, SCOTUS’s abortion ruling put an end to states passing “clinic shutdown” laws. While these laws don’t make abortion illegal, they severely limit access to abortion facilities. Show More Summary
SEOUL (Reuters) - A South Korean court has handed down a suspended prison sentence to a cram school tutor for leaking test answers from the U.S. SAT college entrance exam, a ruling obtained on Thursday showed.
(Paul Mirengoff) On Tuesday, Sen. Ted Cruz held a hearing of the Subcommittee on Oversight, Agency Action, Federal Rights and Federal Courts, which he chairs. The subject was the Obama administration’s willful blindness when it comes to radical Islamic terrorism. Show More Summary
While WhatsApp is at an all time high these days, Sudhir Yadav, an RTI activist from Gurgaon, had filed a petition in Supreme court in May to ban WhatsApp application in India, simply because of the end-to-end encryption feature on the app. Show More Summary
The Chargers push to secure a new stadium in San Diego may have a run into a sizeable problem due to the California Supreme Court. According to David Garrick of the San Diego Union-Tribune, the court blocked an earlier appellate court ruling that the initiative to increase taxes to fund the stadium project needed a…
For the first time since the U.S. Department of Justice increased filing criminal charges for food safety violations, it may get its wings clipped just a bit by a challenge to district court jurisdiction in some limited instances. At issue is a jurisdictional question being raised on appeal that could prevent some criminal charges from being filed in... Continue Reading
The current makeup of the US Supreme Court, following the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, now puts American religious liberty in jeopardy. The court voted not to hear an appeal of a Washington State law that forces pharmacists to dispense abortifacients regardless of religious conscience and convictions. Here’s the story from the Christian Post: The […]
Andy Murray, Garbine Muguruza and Venus Williams are all scheduled to grace the courts of the All England Club on Thursday at the 2016 Wimbledon Championships. Unfortunately, the keyword in that sentence is "scheduled" because rain has...Show More Summary
The gloves have come off in the ongoing battle that will decide the fate of small theatre in Los Angeles. A day after Actors' Equity announced that attempts to resolve the dispute had failed, a group of actors and local theatre owners...Show More Summary
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BEIJING/AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - An international court said it would deliver a hotly anticipated ruling in the Philippines' case against China over the South China Sea on July 12, drawing an immediate rebuke from Beijing, which rejects the tribunal's jurisdiction.
Nancy Northup, president of the Center for Reproductive Rights, talks with Rachel Maddow about the follow-on effects of Monday's Supreme Court victory for...
Australian Bernard Tomic has been criticised over his use of the word 'retard' during a Wimbledon press conference. He was responding to a question about being made to wait on court for his opponent,
Williams is one of tennis' greatest female players and the decision to schedule her on Court 18 was met by derision on social media.
STUART FRASER - COURT REPORT: Marcus Willis was so relaxed before his match against Roger Federer that he and girlfriend Jennifer Bate approached him in the players’ restaurant.
Alexander Zverev went about his demolition job in the quiet, largely ignored outpost of Court 16 yesterday.
Donald Trump is struggling to connect with female voters, and his latest comments suggest that he doesn't have any intention of changing course. Trump is trailing Hillary Clinton 51% to 32% among female voters, according to a Fox News poll released on Wednesday. Show More Summary
Andy Murray is in action against world No 76 Yen-Hsun Lu on Thursday while Eugenie Bouchard is also set to grace Centre Court on day four of Wimbledon 2016.
MIKE DICKSON AT WIMBLEDON: Marcus Willis put in a brave performance at SW19 against Roger Federer but eventually fell to a 6-0, 6-3, 6-4 defeat at the hands of the world No 3.