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Greek court orders extradition of Russian Bitcoin suspect to US

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

Greek court backs extraditing Russian bitcoin suspect to US

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

Canadian Supreme Court Says Privacy Protections Apply To Sent Text Messages Obtained From The Recipient

5 hours agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

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

US Supreme Court turns away dispute over gay worker protections

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

US Supreme Court Rejects Lambda Legal’s Appeal In Title VII Anti-LGBT Employment Discrimination Case

2 days agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

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

140Law: Legal Headlines for the week of December 11, 2017

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

Your Mobile Phone Can Be Tracked Without GPS - Or Your Consent

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

US Supreme Court blocks release of Trump ‘Dreamer’ immigrant documents

4 days agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

US Supreme Court takes up Republican challenge to Maryland electoral district

4 days agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

The EU to lecture the US Supreme Court on European data protection rules in Microsoft – DoJ case

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

The US Supreme Court has empowered Trump's Islamophobia

By allowing Trump's third travel ban to take effect, the US Supreme Court has aided the rise of Islamophobia in the US.

U.S. Supreme Court Hears Case Of Terrorism Victims Who Want To Seize Antiquities From Iran

"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 […]

Transcript Released From Masterpiece Oral Arguments

last weekLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

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

Will Supreme Court Let Us Have Our Cake?

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The Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission case is one of the most important government civil rights decisions up for debate this year.

Audio: Fargo Attorney Says Cops Access Our Cell Phone Data “Far More Frequently Than Any of Us Know”

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...

US Supreme Court allows Donald Trump's travel ban to go into full effect 

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

Supreme Court allows full enforcement of Trump's travel ban as it makes its way through lower courts

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

US Supreme Court Allows Trump's 3rd Travel Ban To Go Into Effect

The Supreme Court stayed two lower courts' injunctions against the ban as the Ninth and Fourth Circuits prepare to hear oral arguments this week.       

US Supreme Court allows Trump travel ban to take effect

Justices say the policy can take full effect even as legal challenges against it make their way through the courts.

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