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We have the anti-Semites we deserve

Sainsbury’s throws out its kosher food. Muslim parents are accused of turning state schools into madrasas. Christians lose a high court bid to challenge a Transport for London ban on their 2012 advert that read, "Not gay! Ex-gay, post-gay and Proud!" This is not on a par with the Islamic State’s persecution of Christians in northern [...]

FEIT Bi-Color Capsule Collection

Australia-based purveyors of premium leather footwear, FEIT, has just announced a brand new capsule collection. The brands classic high and low styles are both luxury handmade versions of classic court sneakers, featuring advanced Goodyear… FEIT Bi-Color Capsule Collection is a post by Maude Churchill on Highsnobiety.

Court asked if "No cops" sign enough to ward off police

A man prosecuted for selling marijuana has asked Canada's high court to weigh in on whether posting a "No Cops" sign should have warded off police scrutiny of his storefront. The defendant operated a small shop selling drug paraphernalia in Abbotsford, British Columbia. Show More Summary

Court asked if "No cops" sign enough to ward off police

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

A man prosecuted for selling marijuana has asked Canada's high court to weigh in on whether posting a "No Cops" sign should have warded off police scrutiny of his storefront. The defendant operated a small shop selling drug paraphernalia in Abbotsford, British Columbia. Show More Summary

Eastern Market redevelopment gets court’s okay

Six years ago, Mayor Adrian M. Fenty and D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Michelle A. Rhee moved to close 23 schools, and none of those properties was more coveted by developers than the Hine Junior High site, on Pennsylvania Avenue SE smack between Eastern Market and the eponymous Metro station. Now, to some neighbors’ dismay, it […]

Wisconsin Supreme Court Recognizes Uniqueness of Marriage

State high court says same-sex domestic partnerships not like marriage.

Taiwan match-fixing baseball players avoid jail

6 days agoNews : The Newsroom

Several former Taiwanese professional baseball players convicted of match-fixing are expected to avoid prison terms by paying fines, after a controversial ruling on one of Taiwan's worst sport scandals. The high court said in a statement late Wednesday it had reduced the prison terms of six former players to up to three years in a final ruling. Show More Summary

SCOTUS Refers Death Penalty Lawyer to Pa. Disciplinary Board

The U.S. Supreme Court has taken the highly unusual move of referring a lawyer to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court's Disciplinary Board for investigation. The case involves an appeal by Michael Ballard, who was sentenced to death in 2010 for killing his ex-girlfriend and three others, The Wall Street Journal reports.......

Transformers Fan Busted for Impersonating a Cop, Ruining a Maserati

An as-yet unidentified resident of Braintree, Mass. was summoned to court after being pulled over last weekend in a police-style cruiser... but not just any cruiser. A highly intelligent police officer correctly surmised that there are no police in the state who call themselves "Decepticons" and drive $100,000 Italian-crafted cruisers. Read more...

Irish court orders Facebook to reveal underage users' data

by Barclay Ballard A lawsuit that alleged Facebook's open registration makes it too easy for underage users to register has resulted in the High Court in Belfast wanting the records. Read more about Irish court orders Facebook to reveal underage users' data

It’s Working in Wisconsin – High Court Upholds Act 10

By Akash Chougule, The Blaze Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wis.) has been vindicated once again. Last week, the Wisconsin Supreme Court upheld Act 10, the “Wisconsin Budget Repair Bill.” The Supreme Court’s 5-2 decision is likely the end of legal...Show More Summary

Read it here: Virginia AG Mark Herring files pro-marriage equality notice of appeal with Supreme Court

Mark Herring asks the high court to hear a pro-marriage equality ruling from the Fourth Circuit. The post Read it here: Virginia AG Mark Herring files pro-marriage equality notice of appeal with Supreme Court appeared first on Equality On Trial.

Stephen Breyer, the Supreme Court's 'Raging Pragmatist'

last weekNews : Reason

This week marks the 20th anniversary of Justice Stephen Breyer's appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court. Writing at USA Today, Richard Wolf marks the occasion by pronouncing Breyer he "high court's raging pragmatist," a jurist who, "perhaps...Show More Summary

Defense says Pistorius was in a vulnerable state when he fired

South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius should never have been charged with murder, but at most negligent killing, his lawyer Barry Roux told Pretoria’s High Court on Friday during closing arguments.

Texas Cheerleaders Still Begging Courts to Let Them Cheer for Jesus

A Texas high school cheer squad is taking its two-year battle to cheer for Jesus all the way to the state Supreme Court. The Kountze High cheerleaders—go lions!—want the right to put Bible verses on their banners. They asked the state Supreme Court on Wednesday to "recognize [their] speech as private, making any ban a violation of the First Amendment." Read more...

Texas Cheerleaders Take Bible Banner Case to State Supreme Court

Cheerleaders from a Texas high school have appealed a decision that declared moot a lawsuit they filed to have the right to use banners with Bible verses during public school sporting events.

Blake Griffin says back is fine, and he aims to keep it that way

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Blake Griffin glided across the basketball court at Mira Costa High on Tuesday, his 6-foot-10 frame moving effortlessly as he went through a series of shooting drills with former Lakers guard Sasha Vujacic at Manhattan Beach.

Face Of The Day

Justice Manjula Chellur on her way to take oath as the first woman Chief Justice of the Calcutta High Court in Kolkata, Indiaon August 5, 2014. Born on December 5, 1955, Justice Chellur was appointed as acting Chief Justice of the Kerala High Court in November 2011 and was sworn-in as the Chief Justice on […]

Pro-marriage equality Virginia AG to appeal Fourth Circuit ruling to Supreme Court

Virginia's petition will join one out of Utah, raising the stakes--and the likelihood the high court will consider marriage equality sometime in its upcoming term. The post Pro-marriage equality Virginia AG to appeal Fourth Circuit ruling to Supreme Court appeared first on Equality On Trial.

Boehner Law Suit Dismissed; Fix Constitutional Dysfunction

Dismiss the Boehner lawsuit. Address actual government dysfunction. Ahh Summer. It used to be thought that in August with Congress adjourned and the Supreme Court out of town extolling high jurisprudence in exchange for European junket, and the president seeking his own hideaway, that the liberty and property of one's fellow citizens was now safe. Show More Summary

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