Judiciary

Supreme Court to Consider Challenge to Trump’s Latest Travel Ban

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court announced on Friday that it would consider a challenge to President Trump’s latest effort to limit travel from countries said to pose a threat to the nation’s security, adding a major test of presidential power to a docket already crowded with blockbusters.<p>The case …

U.S. Politics

The Supreme Court Is Finally Tackling Gerrymandering

U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. hates gerrymandering cases. When courts overturn legislatures’ redistricting maps, “you’re taking these issues …

North Carolina Politics

Supreme Court Agrees to Decide Legality of Current Trump Travel Ban

Case gives justices chance to resolve issues that have been hotly contested since Trump took office<p>WASHINGTON—The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to consider the legality of President Donald Trump’s latest ban on travelers from certain countries, giving the justices a chance to settle a yearlong …

African-style hair braiders lose court appeal, vow to continue fight to end state mandate for cosmetology training

On January 11, the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld Missouri’s requirement that hair braiders must have 1,500 hours of cosmetology training, most …

African-American News

Supreme Court rejects plea to cancel CBFC certificate to ‘Padmaavat’

The Supreme Court on Friday rejected a plea seeking urgent hearing on a fresh PIL that sought cancellation of Censor Board’s certificate granted to …

CBFC

Office of profit: Delhi High Court does not grant any interim relief, asks AAP why it ignored poll panel

Based on the EC’s opinion, President Ram Nath Kovind is now expected to pass an order on the petition filed by an advocate, Prashant Patel.

Ram Nath Kovind

Republican Memo Is Newest Shot In The Partisan Battle Over The Trump-Russia Probe

No one would say precisely what the memo alleges, but right-wing media trumpeted it and Democrats denounced it.<p>A secret Republican-drafted memo purporting to detail government abuse of foreign intelligence laws has become the latest point of contention in the partisan battle over ongoing …

Government

Republicans Claim Surveillance Power Abuses in Russia Inquiry

WASHINGTON — A fall 2016 application for a secret Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court warrant targeting a former Trump campaign adviser has become the latest front in the partisan struggle over the investigation into Russia’s interference in the presidential election.<p>Republican aides on the …

U.S. Politics

Loya case: Uncertainty over who will hear PIL that split Supreme Court

Uncertainty increased over who in the Supreme Court (SC) will hear the Loya case after the Chief Justice of India, Dipak Misra on Friday ordered that …

Amit Shah

North Carolina GOP Very Worried That Redrawing Gerrymandered Districts Will Confuse Wealthy Donors

Although a panel of federal court judges recently found North Carolina’s congressional voting map unconstitutional for its extreme gerrymandering …

U.S. Politics

Illinois Supreme Court upholds conviction of Drew Peterson for murder of his third wife

Drew Peterson’s options for getting a new trial for the 2004 murder of his third wife, Kathleen Savio, have grown thinner after the Illinois Supreme Court on Friday upheld his conviction.<p>In a 40-page opinion, the court unanimously rejected all of the former Bolingbrook police sergeant’s arguments, …

Crime

Will Kim Jong Un Go to Jail? Relatives of Japan Kidnapping Victims Ask Court for Justice

The family members of Japanese abduction victims want to take North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to court for what they say are human rights abuses.<p>The …

North Korea

Why more than 150,000 people are set to get higher disability benefits

A decision by the Department for Work and Pensions not to appeal a High Court verdict means more than 150,000 people are set to get higher disability …

Tech giants and elected officials back Microsoft in Supreme Court case on international data privacy

Microsoft is set for a Supreme Court face-off with the U.S. Department of Justice next month over the privacy of emails stored abroad, and some of …

Privacy

The crisis in the Supreme Court will not just blow away. Staying silent is not the answer

A week later, the potential of the judges’ press conference to become the beginning of a deep introspection and structural reform seems to be …

Amit Shah

Nuns come to Philly to fight gas pipeline, assert religious freedom

A feisty group of Roman Catholic nuns had a tough time in court Friday morning fighting a gas pipeline buried under their Lancaster County cornfield, …

Religion

Trump's Travel Ban to Get Supreme Court Review

The U.S. Supreme Court will rule on President Donald Trump’s travel ban, agreeing to hear his appeal of a decision that said he overstepped his …

Travel Ban

Federal court adopts special master's legislative districts for 2018 elections

The North Carolina redistricting news just keeps on coming: Today, a federal court ordered that a special master’s legislative redistricting plan be …

North Carolina

Supreme Court orders 2nd look at complaint about airline bumping obese passengers

Canadian Transportation Agency refused to investigate Gabor Lukacs's complaint because he is not obese<p>The Supreme Court of Canada has ordered the …

Nova Scotia

NPA appeals Abrahams appointment ruling

File: The NPA is fighting a court's ruling against its boss Shaun Abrahams. Photo: eNCA<p>JOHANNESBURG - The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) and …

News (South Africa)

In Supreme Court Privacy Case, Lawmakers Side With Microsoft

Five lawmakers told the Supreme Court on Thursday that Congress didn’t intend for an electronic privacy law to authorize the government’s seizure of …

Privacy

289 groups and individuals signed 23 SCOTUS amicus briefs supporting Microsoft's case to prevent US government seizure of emails stored on servers in Ireland

Privacy

Yes, #ReleaseTheMemo - and the FISA docs it's based on

Release it, release it, release it. Ed wrote about it this morning but I want to kick in my vote for hashtag releasing-the-memo too. Because, given …

Conservative View

AFT Files Amicus Brief in Janus v. AFSCME

<b>WASHINGTON</b>—The American Federation of Teachers today filed an amicus brief in support of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal …

Collective Bargaining

Misassigning voters to House districts is a result of gerrymandering

The Jan. 14 Metro article “Thousands of Virginians may have voted in the wrong state House districts” served the public interest by identifying important factors that raise the risk of not assigning voters to their proper district. The article cited “complex planning of boundaries” as the key …

Opinion

Won’t interfere in HC order on Mahmood Farooqui: Supreme Court

Filmmaker Farooqui<p>Prakash Raj: I am anti-Modi, anti-Shah, anti-Hegde. They are not Hindus<p>WhatsApp Business app launched: Features, how to download, …

May's Brexit Law Faces Toughest Test as Labour Plans Re-Writes

Prime Minister Theresa May’s key Brexit law is about to face its toughest battle in Parliament, as the main opposition Labour Party vows to re-write …

Brexit

Blac Chyna's Legal Case Against Kris Jenner and Kim Kardashian Has Been Tentatively Dismissed

Rob Kardashian's ex appears to be losing this court battle.<p>It's not easy to take the Kardashians down in court! Back in October 2017, Rob …

Bravo TV

SC rejects BBTC plea over Manjolai estate

The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a special leave petition filed by the Bombay Burmah Trading Corporation (BBTC) challenging a Madras High Court …

Tamil Nadu

Governor appoints Dothan judge as Alabama Supreme Court associate justice

The appointment was announced Friday, after former Justice Glenn Murdoch's resignation was effective Tuesday.

Alabama Supreme Court