Bangladesh on Sunday reinstalled a controversial statue deemed un-Islamic by religious hardliners on the grounds of the Supreme Court, just days after its removal had sparked angry protests by secular groups. The sculpture of a blindfolded,...Show More Summary
Two days after giving in to Islamist pressure, the authorities flip-flopped, saying the statue should be re-erected in a less prominent place.
The Indiana Supreme Court is taking up a long-running dispute over private property rights and public access to Lake Michigan. The (Northwest Indiana) Times reports (http://bit.ly/2r23Ihr ) the high court … Click to Continue »
A recent Supreme Court decision on patent lawsuits could make a big impact in Delaware. The Wilmington News Journal reports (http://delonline.us/2r5vbzh ) that the U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled that … Click to Continue »
Will the justices, many of whom worked in the executive branch, hold the president’s words against him?
A sculptor says authorities in Bangladesh have reinstalled a Lady Justice statue near the country's Supreme Court, two days after its removal following complaints by Islamist hard-liners. Sculptor Mrinal Haque … Click to Continue »
Judge Raymond Jackson cited the Supreme Court rule of 2012, which states that juveniles cannot be given life sentences, while overturning the original verdict in Malvo's case.
It might seem dangerous to entrust them with a power like that [Ilya Shapiro and Frank Garrison on Cato certiorari petition in donning and doffing FLSA case DuPont v. Smiley] Tags: administrative law, Supreme Court, wage and hour suits Does...Show More Summary
The Kansas Supreme Court has rejected an inmate's bid to withdraw his no-contest pleas in a 2003 attack that killed two women and wounded a third. Friday's ruling rejected 44-year-old … Click to Continue »
Gov. Brian Sandoval has signed into law a bill revising Nevada's domestic-relations statutes to reflect the U.S. Supreme Court's 2015 decision legalizing same-sex marriage. The bill signed Friday by Sandoval … Click to Continue »
The Supreme Court may soon decide how courts are supposed to view presidential power in the age of Donald Trump. The administration has promised a high-court appeal of a ruling … Click to Continue »
The once-prominent doctor, Farid Fata, will spend the next four decades in prison following the U.S. Supreme Court's decision.
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our June issue). Christian hospitals could face crushing pensions The US Supreme Court will decide this month whether Christian hospitals have to meet federal rules on funding pensions. Show More Summary
The U.S. Supreme Court is teeing up the issue of voter ID laws, and every indication is that the fear of voter fraud is going to prevail over the fear of voter suppression. On May 15, the justices declined to hear a case about North Carolina’s 2013 voter ID law, leaving in place, for now, […]
ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's quest to kill an inmate who spent decades on death row for murder became a high-stakes game of beat the clock after the U.S. Supreme Court finally cleared the way for his execution.
The judge ruled Friday that, because the Supreme Court has found mandatory life for juveniles unconstitutional, two sentences being served in Virginia by Lee Boyd Malvo must be reconsidered.
Since Malvo's conviction in 2002, the Supreme Court has ruled that mandatory life sentences for juveniles are unconstitutional
Federal judge says Malvo is entitled to new sentencing hearings after the Supreme Court ruled mandatory life sentences for juveniles unconstitutional.
A federal judge on Friday tossed out life prison terms for one of two men convicted in a deadly Washington, D.C. area shooting spree, saying he must be re-sentenced in light of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling, the Washington Post reported. Lee Boyd Malvo, 32, was one of two men found guilty in the...
Like the filibuster on Supreme Court justices, Republicans destroying the blue slip process by which senators have effective veto power over federal judges from their states will suck at first, but in the end, this is going to be good for Democrats too once they control the Senate and presidency again. Share