A condemned child killer was scheduled to die on Wednesday in the state's first execution in more than three years after the U.S. Supreme Court denied his requests for more … Click to Continue »
Message to Trump: This must end. End it. DOJ lawyers have continued to keep alive a slew of cases appealing a 2014 district court ruling that granted an injunction from the mandate to several Catholic organizations. The Supreme Court vacated...
The Michigan Supreme Court has ruled in favor of Enbridge Energy in a dispute over whether a disastrous oil spill caused a man's health problems. Chance Lowery says he suffered … Click to Continue »
Is Paul Manafort planning on responding to his Congressional subpoena with receipts? [The Root] A much needed W for the First Amendment. [Patterico's Pontifications] Arnold Schwarzenegger's Supreme Court strategy. [Politico] This case will make you think about burping more than you care to. Show More Summary
Ohio's Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence of a man convicted of the 1991 murder and kidnapping of a 10-year-old Ohio girl whose body was found in Indiana. The … Click to Continue »
You may not remember Divna Maslenjak. Her case before the Supreme Court this year did not generate a ton of headlines. But it’s worth comparing what the Trump administration tried to do to her for filling out a government form incorrectly to what Jared Kushner told Senate investigators about his own difficulty in filing an accurate form. Show More Summary
Venezuela's intelligence agency has detained two more judges that the government-stacked Supreme Court had threatened with arrest after they were appointed by the opposition-controlled National Assembly. The National Assembly announced … Click to Continue »
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A condemned killer in Ohio arrived at the death house a day ahead of his scheduled execution Wednesday with several requests for a delay pending before the U.S. Supreme Court.
A federal appeals court panel has reversed a judge's decision to reprimand five attorneys, including the husband of an Arkansas Supreme Court justice, who he said had dismissed a case … Click to Continue »
South Korea's Supreme Court on Tuesday lifted a ban on the filming of trials, opening the possibility of live TV coverage of the sentencing of disgraced president Park Geun-Hye and Samsung heir Lee Jae-Yong. "With the amendment, live TV coverage of lower court and appeals court sentencings will be permitted", it said. Show More Summary
An Arkansas committee has met for the first time to come up with a plan for the state's judiciary. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (http://bit.ly/2tWPi0h ) reports that Arkansas Supreme Court Chief … Click to Continue »
Venezuelan intelligence officials on Tuesday arrested two judges the opposition-run parliament had appointed to the supreme court, highlighting a fight between President Nicolas Maduro's government and a nascent "parallel" state in the making. Show More Summary
The Indiana Supreme Court has denied an affiliate company of the state's largest beer and wine distributor the ability to distribute liquor. The Indianapolis Star (http://indy.st/2tGMx88 ) reports the court … Click to Continue »
A U.S. Senate Candidate twice removed from the state Supreme Court said Islam was "false religion."
A New England fishermen's group is taking its fight over the cost of at-sea monitors to the U.S. Supreme Court. The monitors are workers who collect data that help inform … Click to Continue »
On Monday morning, Polish President Andrzej Duda surprised everyone by vetoing two of three bills that would have curtailed judicial independence in Poland. Duda rejected the bill allowing the government to remove and replace Supreme Court justices, which passed both houses of parliament late last week and had prompted widespread protests. Tens of thousands of Poles […]
The California Supreme Court said dependency judges may take children away from parents who cannot supervise or protect their children -- even if the parents are not to blame. Settling a split of authority in In re. R.T., the court ruled the state's Welfare and Institutions Code authorizes dependency......
Romania's Supreme Court has upheld a decision to release from custody a Turkish woman whom Turkey wants to extradite because of alleged links to Kurdish militants. The court on Tuesday … Click to Continue »
The New Mexico Supreme court is considering whether public defense attorneys are being stretched too thin to provide an adequate defense to poor people confronting possible jail time. The Law … Click to Continue »
Doctors on Wednesday will examine a 10-year-old raped by her uncle as India's top court considers whether she should be allowed to have an abortion despite strict laws. The girl's parents went to the Supreme Court after their appeal to abort the 26-week foetus was rejected by a lower authority, despite warnings her body was not ready for childbirth. Show More Summary