Judiciary

FBI Couldn't Access Nearly 7,000 Devices Due to Encryption

The debate with Apple was only the beginning.<p>The FBI hasn't been able to retrieve data from more than half of the mobile devices it tried to access in less than a year, FBI Director Christopher Wray said Sunday, turning up the heat on a debate between technology companies and law enforcement …

Surveillance

Sgt. Bergdahl faces life in prison for endangering comrades

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will appear Monday before a military judge who will determine his punishment for endangering comrades by walking off his post in Afghanistan. Before delivering his sentence, the judge will have to resolve a last-minute defense argument that new comments by President Donald …

Crime

Donald Trump Cries Obstruction As He Transforms the Federal Courts

Because of Republican obstructionism under Obama, this president has far more vacancies to fill—and he’s doing so quickly, with sometime outrageous nominees.<p>President Donald Trump has little patience for the workings of democracy.<p>He cries that Democrats are obstructing his judicial nominations—“the …

Government

Judge Failla Rejects NFL's Request to 'Speed Up' Ezekiel Elliott Hearing

Judge Katherine Polk Failla rejected the NFL's motion to expedite the hearing on a preliminary injunction granted to Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott, which has put a temporary stay on his six-game suspension.<p>Sports attorney Daniel Wallach passed along the decision. Failla, who is on …

Dallas

Israel's top court rejects settlers' claim, orders outpost built on Palestinian land demolished

The High Court of Justice ruled on Sunday that all the homes in the West Bank outpost of Netiv Ha’avot in Gush Etzion that were...<p>Want to enjoy 'Zen' …

Israel

Allergan Was Correct To Fight The Legal Theft Of Property

Our patent system is being challenged by the Inter Partes Review (IPR) process.<p>The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear whether IPR is …

Business

Brexit 'could be delayed' if any aspect of negotiations is referred to European Court of Justice, experts warn

​Brexit could be postponed by “up to two years” if any part of the negotiations is referred to Europe’s highest court, experts have warned.<p>At the end …

Brexit

Immigrant teen seeking abortion asks court to reconsider

Attorneys for a pregnant teen being held in a Texas immigration facility are asking a federal appeals court to reconsider its decision not to order …

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

North Dakota spent $16,000 and has literally nothing to show for it

The University of North Dakota spent thousands of dollars on a consultant firm who hasn’t produced any hard evidence that it actually did anything.<p>As …

Neighbour sets up camera to catch man smashing car windows

A man caught his neighbour smashing up his car by setting up a security camera following a long-running dispute.<p>Dean Lally caused £6,000 in damage as …

Crime

From Supreme Court down, 'Front Row Kids' and values dominate judiciary

The problem is not just that Back Row America’s values won’t be considered — it’s that the Supreme Court may not even realize it’s ignoring them.<p>In the wake of the 2016 presidential election, we heard a lot about America’s division into two mutually hostile camps: A largely coastal, urban party run …

News (U.S.)

One of the architects of the GOP’s gerrymandering strategy wants to run an entire state

In 2010, when Republican power was at its low point, two GOP strategists devised a bold plan. By pouring tens of millions of dollars into state …

Elections

The Latest: Bergdahl judge says he can be fair despite Trump

The Latest on sentencing for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl (all times local):<p>10:30 a.m.<p>The military judge deciding Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's punishment …

Bowe Bergdahl

The self-fulfilling prophecy of Zuma and friends

There you are one fine day, marching through the woods at the head of a royal army, exhausted but elated. You have just won a great victory in battle …

South Africa

Give me my job back, Ntlemeza petitions Mbalula

A press statement released by axed head of the Hawks Berning Mthandazo Ntlemeza’s lawyer, Comfort Ngidi, announced that his client has lodged a …

News (South Africa)

Immigrant abortion case heads back to court

The ACLU asked a federal appeals court Sunday night to reenter the case of a 17-year-old pregnant immigrant in detention whose request for an abortion has been blocked by federal officials.<p>The woman, identified in court as Jane Doe to protect her privacy, has been held in a federal detention center …

Politics

No blood money for Makkah crane crash victims: Saudi court

Victims of the 2015 Makkah crane crash will not get any diyyah (blood money), the Summary Court in Makkah has ruled.<p>According to Saudi Gazette …

Talk is cheap, but money is still the issue for Brexit negotiators

The mood music around the EU summit last week was kinder on Theresa May’s ears than most of the political noise she has been hearing lately – both …

Brexit

Diasporans in Fresh Concourt Voting Challenge

[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabweans living abroad have filed a fresh Constitutional Court (ConCourt) challenge seeking the striking down of Electoral Act …

Africa

Supreme Court: Destroy homes completely

The Supreme Court on Sunday rejected the request of residents of the Netiv Ha'avot neighborhood of Gush Etzion to saw off parts of their homes …

Israel

Abrahams sides with Zuma in corruption charges decision

This is two weeks before the start of the ANC’s national elective conference where Zuma’s successor will be elected.<p>It is not clear what the new …

Business (South Africa)

Ntlemeza: Former Hawks boss approaches ConCourt to challenge ‘involuntary termination’ – but it’s all about the money

That sound you hear emanating from under the bus is Mthandazo Berning Ntlemeza, disgraced erstwhile head of the country’s prime crime fighting unit, …

Constitutional Courts

LIVE: Sentencing arguments in coffin assault case

10:19<p>#CoffinAssault: The court gallery is packed to capacity ahead of sentencing proceedings. @TeamNews24 pic.twitter.com/vHiliuK7He<p>— Jeanette …

News (South Africa)

Watch must-see film Marshall with City Press

Related Links<p>Thurgood Marshall was a pioneer when it came to law in the United States. Not only was he the country’s first African-American Supreme …

School Administration

Ezekiel Elliott will play in Week 8 after judge denies request to expedite case

If Ezekiel Elliott is going to have his six-game suspension reinstated, it will have to wait at least another week.<p>Elliott received a temporary …

NFL

Crooks facing deportation lose court challenges

Two B.C. residents convicted in separate cases linked to organized crime have lost court challenges aimed at heading off their deportations.<p>On …

Crime

Standing for national anthem in cinema halls not a measure of patriotism: Supreme Court

In a significant change of stance, SC on Monday indicated that it may modify its order of December 1, 2016, by which the playing of the anthem was …

India

New London pollution tax comes into force

Drivers of the most polluting vehicles will face an extra daily charge for driving into central London on weekdays from Monday in a bid to improve …

Pollution

Court Listings, October 22: Find out who was convicted this week at Bristol Magistrates Court

<b>What follows is a comprehensive list of everyone who was convicted at Bristol Magistrates' Court this week.</b><p><b>Note that the convicted's age follows</b> …

Crime

Slain reporter's family appears at libel trial in Malta

An anti-corruption reporter's family has appeared in a court in Malta for a libel case against her, a week after she was killed by a car bomb.<p>The …

Malta