A federal appeals court again has thrown out the prison sentence for a man convicted of illegally possessing explosives, a case that began with threats at a Detroit-area high school … Click to Continue »
The high court ponders copyrighted uniforms, Van Gogh, and cat-shaped lamps.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected legal reasoning used by President Donald Trump’s high court nominee Neil Gorsuch in his role as an appellate judge, ruling in favor of an autistic student who said he was denied an adequate education. The 8-0 ruling, authored by conservative Chief...
Essential Education: Cal State to vote today on tuition hike March 22, 2017, 11:23 a.m. Welcome to Essential Education, our daily look at education in California and beyond. Here's the latest:Cal State leaders will vote today on whether to end a six-year freeze and increase tuition.Celerity Educational...
Despite hard sell, Trump is still short on votes to pass health care bill March 22, 2017, 11:11 a.m. Here's our look at the Trump administration and the rest of Washington: Despite hard sell, Trump remains short on House votes to pass healthcare billHow the phony conspiracy theory on wiretapping...
Anthony Sowell has until May 15 to ask the nation’s high court to review his case.
In a victory for disabled students, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that public schools must offer them a special educational program that is sufficiently ambitious to ensure they make progress. The justices unanimously ruled in favor of an autistic student, Endrew F, and his family who...
Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch said on Wednesday presidents must obey court orders and expressed uncertainty about language in the Constitution barring U.S. government officials from taking payments from a foreign country as Democrats grilled him on issues involving President Donald Trump. Show More Summary
Republicans have elevated the practice of gentle questioning of a preferred Supreme Court nominee to high art — even when confirmation appears assured.
Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez said Tuesday the Senate should hold off on the nomination of Appellate Judge Neil Gorsuch for the Supreme Court until after the FBI finishes its investigation into whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russian operatives. FBI Director James Comey...
Via The Daily Bell What is the point of law? Is it to settle disputes that arise between two individuals; the way common law was born? Or perhaps law is meant to spur debate on the use of the oxford comma, like a high stakes schoolhouse lesson on grammar. The whole situation is silly from the beginning. Show More Summary
A unanimous Supreme Court on Wednesday bolstered the rights of learning-disabled students in a ruling that requires public schools to offer special education programs that meet higher standards. Chief Justice … Click to Continue »
LONDON — Gina Miller, the woman who changed the course of British political history after winning a High Court challenge against the government on Brexit at the end of last year, would take the government back to court if it "tried to...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch pledged to be independent or "hang up the robe" as the U.S. Senate began rancorous hearings Monday on President Donald Trump's conservative pick to fill a Supreme Court seat that has been vacant for more than a year.
A Pennsylvania high school boy, aided by a major conservative Christian legal group, sued his school district on Tuesday in federal court, seeking to end a policy that allows a transgender student to share the gymnasium locker room. The...Show More Summary
President Trump's choice for the high court faces 10 hours of questioning Tuesday
The Supreme Court says a company that makes adult diapers did not wait too long to sue a rival for copying its patented design. The justices ruled 7-1 Tuesday that … Click to Continue »
A court in northern India has granted the same legal rights as a human to the Ganges and Yamuna rivers, considered sacred by nearly a billion Indians, per the AP. Uttarakhand state's High Court ruled Monday that the two rivers be accorded the status of living human entities, meaning that...
President Trump's choice for high court will spend 10 hours answering questions Tuesday.