The high court shouldn’t have been asked to decide on this. But it has rightly ruled against the government’s latest efforts to delay action on air quality Thanks to this government’s intransigence about tackling air pollution, the battle to improve the quality of the air we breathe has played out not in the political arena, but in the courts. Show More Summary
The UK government is facing criticism for delaying publication of its air quality plan. The country's high court had ordered the government to urgently revise its strategy for dealing with air pollution, after breaching legally-binding EU limits of toxic pollutants in towns and cities across the Britain.
On Monday, April 17, newly minted Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch took his seat as the 113th justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Following a highly partisan and divisive Senate confirmation process,...
The North Dakota Supreme Court has decided to retain state district court judgeships in Rugby and Jamestown. The Rugby judgeship is being vacated by John McClintock and the Jamestown judgeship … Click to Continue »
Three losses in federal court in barely a month over its voting laws have raised the stakes for Texas at a hearing before a three-judge panel. The San Antonio-based justices … Click to Continue »
KAMPALA (Reuters) - Uganda's high court sent a jailed academic and critic of veteran President Yoweri Museveni back to prison on Wednesday and cleared the way for a compulsory mental examination, her lawyer told Reuters.
White House officials responded angrily to the decision by a U.S. federal court to block President Donald Trump’s attempt to defund so-called sanctuary cities. The White House released a statement highly critical of U.S. District Judge William Orrick ruling that blocked the president’s executive...
The highest court in the UK has rejected a request from the government to delay revealing its plan to implement clean air rules in the country until after the next election. High Court Orders UK Government To Explain Delay In Implementing...Show More Summary
MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's High Court ruled on Tuesday that the son of one of Catalonia's most prominent political figures would be jailed to prevent him obstructing an investigation into an alleged money laundering and tax fraud scheme carried out by his family.
The Missouri Supreme Court says that a woman running a dog kennel can't sue dog advocacy groups for defamation. The court on Thursday unanimously upheld a circuit court decision dismissing … Click to Continue »
Leader of pro-separatist group Ipob is standing trial on treasonable felony charges.
LONDON (Reuters) - London's High Court will hold a hearing on Thursday over the British government's bid to postpone publishing its plans to reduce air pollution, environmental campaigners said on Tuesday.
Taiwan Finally Sets a Date for Its Landmark Same-Sex Marriage Ruling (Video) A video of a gay couple's marriage proposal has gone viral as Taiwan's high court sets a date for a landmark same-sex marriage ruling. Unicorn Booty - Unicorn Booty brings you the best news, pop-culture, and opinions on the web!
The Buffalo Chip Campground of Sturgis Motorcycle Rally fame has asked South Dakota's Supreme Court to let it stay a city. The high court heard arguments Tuesday after a lower … Click to Continue »
Even Supreme Court justices forget to turn off their cellphones. A high court argument on Tuesday was interrupted by the familiar sound of a ring chime, and Justice Stephen Breyer … Click to Continue »
Critics say air pollution issue is public health and not political issue and ministers must defend delay in high court The government has been ordered back to the high court to explain its last-minute bid to delay publication of the UK’s clean air plan. Show More Summary
Turkey's highest administrative court has rejected the main opposition party's bid to appeal the result of the April 16 referendum on boosting the president's powers. The Republican People's Party, or … Click to Continue »
The high court may side with an Alabama death row inmate, which could help two in Arkansas.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal from a Houston man shot in the back by police during a traffic stop, prompting Justice Sonia Sotomayor to complain of a "disturbing trend" in how the high court deals with cases alleging police misconduct.