Greece's Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered that a Russian accused of laundering $4 billion using bitcoin digital currency be extradited to the United States, a court source said. Greece's justice minister will now have the final say on whether to extradite Alexander Vinnik, who headed BTC-e, an exchange for the cyber currency. Show More Summary
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's Supreme Court has ruled in favor extraditing a Russian cybercrime suspect to the United States to stand trial for allegedly laundering billions of dollars using the virtual currency bitcoin. Alexander Vinnik made his final appearance at an Athens court Wednesday amid an ongoing legal battle between the U.S. Show More Summary
In the US, the Fourth Amendment protects the privacy of conversations… up to a point. The government can't open mail or intercept phone calls without a warrant. Thanks to a fairly recent Supreme Court decision, the government can't access...Show More Summary
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear an appeal by a Georgia security guard who said she was harassed and forced from her job because she is a lesbian, avoiding an opportunity to decide whether a federal law that bans gender-based bias also outlaws discrimination based on sexual...
Via press release from Lambda Legal: Today, the U.S. Supreme Court announced it will not review the Lambda Legal case on behalf of Jameka Evans, a Savannah security guard who was harassed at work and forced from her job because she is a lesbian. Show More Summary
Here are our leading legal headlines for the week of December 11, 2017 from Wise Law on Twitter: New Supreme Court judge underscores need for judicial independence Taser use contributed to more than 20 inmate fatalities in US jails;Show More Summary
As the US Supreme Court mulls over the case of Carpenter v. United States, which may have far-reaching consequences for police who track suspects without a warrant via their mobile phones, four engineers at Princeton University have revealed a brand-new method for identifying the location of a mobile phone user. Show More Summary
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday granted a request by President Donald Trump’s administration to block the immediate release of documents concerning his decision to end a program that shielded from deportation hundreds of thousands of young adults dubbed “Dreamers” brought into...
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday added a second case to its docket on a contentious issue that could have major consequences for American elections, agreeing to decide whether Democratic lawmakers in Maryland unlawfully drew a congressional district in a way that would prevent a Republican...
Microsoft is currently in the US Supreme Court fighting a data request by the DoJ for information held in Ireland on their servers on an Irish resident. The DoJ has argued that since Microsoft controls the servers they could easily comply...Show More Summary
By allowing Trump's third travel ban to take effect, the US Supreme Court has aided the rise of Islamophobia in the US.
"Can a collection of Persian antiquities held at a Chicago museum be used to pay damages to the American victims of a terrorist bombing in Jerusalem? That was the question argued at the US Supreme Court on 4 December, in a claim brought by Jenny Rubin and others against Iran. But the justices who questioned […]
This morning the US Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Masterpiece Cakeshop Vs Colorado Civil Rights Commission, a case which has the potential to upend decades of public accommodation laws that offer business discrimination protections to numerous classes of American citizens. Show More Summary
The Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission case is one of the most important government civil rights decisions up for debate this year.
A case currently before the United States Supreme Court questions whether law enforcement officials can access data collected from your cell phone usage without a warrant. Here in North Dakota, a Fargo-based defense attorney says state lawmakers need to pass a law requiring such a warrant. The case is Carpenter vs. USA and deals with a...
The US Supreme Court is allowing the Trump administration to fully enforce a ban on travel to the States by residents of six mostly Muslim countries. The justices said in an order Monday that the policy can take full effect, even as legal challenges against it make their way through lower courts. Show More Summary
The US Supreme Court will allow the Trump administration to enforce its travel ban on six majority-Muslim countries. The order is currently working its way through the lower courts, and the high court will still likely rule on its legality...Show More Summary
The Supreme Court stayed two lower courts' injunctions against the ban as the Ninth and Fourth Circuits prepare to hear oral arguments this week.
Justices say the policy can take full effect even as legal challenges against it make their way through the courts.