In a piece for the Huffington Post, the Rev. Al Sharpton applauds the high court's recent ruling striking down Arizona's attempt at voter suppression, known as Prop 200. It's a victory for voting equality and justice -- and a blow against racial profiling. Read full article...
One question many had been asking since Edward Snowden came forward as the source of recently leaked National Security Agency documents was just how someone in Snowden's position got access to an order issued by the highly secretive Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court.
Amanda Knox was acquitted on appeal of murdering roommate Meredith Kercher
Don’t mess with a man who has cyclonic suction on his side. James Dyson‘s global empire of highly engineered, sleekly designed sucking and blowing devices is taking on its chief competitor for the U.S. marketplace–in court. Dyson Inc. Show More Summary
(ROME) — Italy’s high court on Tuesday faulted the appeals court that acquitted American student Amanda Knox of murdering her roommate, saying its ruling was full of “deficiencies, contradictions and illogical” conclusions and ordering the new appeals court to look at all the evidence to determine whether Knox helped kill the teen. Show More Summary
We asked readers for personal stories about how the U.S. Supreme Court's highly anticipated ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act has consequences for their own lives. Dante Savant and his partner have been relying on luck. They believe it's time for the federal government to pull their lucky number. read more
As directed by the Bombay High Court, the Yes Bank Board will take up the potential nomination of Ms. Shagun Kapur Gogia at its meeting to be held on or before June 27, 2013. Surely, common sense should prevail.
Retired federal judge Nancy Gertner, who has appeared in stories here for years (she was the original judge in the Tenenbaum trial, and also spoke out about how US attorney Carmen Ortiz handled the Aaron Swartz case), has now highlighted...Show More Summary
Supreme Court review of a housing discrimination case hands Republicans new ammunition to use against labor secretary nominee Thomas Perez.
The high court says states can’t require additional proof of citizenship in order to register to vote. The court rejected a requirement passed by Arizona voters in 2004 that potential voters supply proof of eligibility beyond an applicant’s oath on the federal form that he or she is a citizen. The court ruled 7 to [...]
While the four biggest cases pending at the Supreme Court -- DOMA, Prop 8, Voting Rights Act, and affirmation action -- have not yet been decided, the justices handed down several decisions today, including one big one out of Arizon...
(WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court agreed Monday to take another dispute involving race, deciding whether people must prove they were victims of intentional housing discrimination to win lawsuits under federal law. With highly anticipated...Show More Summary
The 2004 law required voters to submit documentation proving citizenship. The court decided the state has to abide by the norm set up by the federal government.
KILLER RELEASED ON PAROLE AFTER SERVING 23 YEARS S.C. Upholds Release of Prisoner Who Killed Lover’s Wife High court sides with parolee
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New Jersey's State Supreme Court said on Friday it would hear a challenge to Governor Chris Christie's plan to hold a special election in October to fill the U.S. Senate seat left vacant by the death of Senator Frank Lautenberg.
In a speech Friday, former U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens said he would have voted with the majority in the high court’s decision this month allowing police officers to collect DNA evidence from arrested suspects. Stevens was the...
As the music and movie business continues to streamline and hone their processes on the back of the experiences of past experiences, blocking websites via the High Court is getting close to a formality in the UK and could soon be the same in Ireland. Show More Summary
Earlier this year, the Alabama Supreme Court issued a highly contentious ruling that Pfizer can be sued by a man who claimed he was injured by a generic version of its Reglan heartburn medicine, because the brand-name drugmaker purportedly failed to warn his physician about the risks. Show More Summary
Senator Dianne Feinstein says it’s not necessary to get a court order when the government collects metadata. Feinstein also said that Congress would push for legislation that “restricts contractor access to highly classified material,” an issue that has been thrown into the spotlight after it was revealed that Edward Snowden was a Booz Allen Hamilton [...]