TECHS-NEWS.COM: World News - Latest of The Day 04:30, 2019-06-29

Trump Supreme Court pick Kavanaugh delivered the goods for conservatives

President Donald Trump's appointee Brett Kavanaugh consistently delivered during his first term as a justice for conservatives who had hoped he would move the U.S. Supreme Court further to the right while still managing to keep a low profil...

Trump Supreme Court pick Kavanaugh delivered the goods for conservatives

Source: reuters.com

Trump's two Supreme Court justices Kavanaugh and Gorsuch split in first term together Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump's two Supreme Court appointees, disagreed more in their first term than any such pairing since Kennedy was president....
16:45, 2019-06-29

Gillibrand slams NRA, conservatives in Supreme Court filing, warns court could be restructured Kirsten Gillibrand signed on to a Supreme Court brief in a high-profile Second Amendment case over now-defunct New York city laws and regulations, urging the justices to drop the matter....
20:30, 2019-08-13

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says Kavanaugh helped boost number of female law clerks on court U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday credited Justice Brett Kavanaugh with increasing the number of female clerks serving the court....
00:15, 2019-06-09

House Democrats seek Supreme Court Justice Kavanaugh's records Two Democrats on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee, including the panel's chairman, asked the National Archives on Tuesday for records from Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's service in the White House under former President George W. Bush....
00:15, 2019-08-07

‘Tiger Mom’ Amy Chua’s Daughter Is Brett Kavanaugh’s Next Supreme Court Law Clerk (WASHINGTON) — The daughter of Yale Law School professor and “tiger mom” Amy Chua, who praised Justice Brett Kavanaugh as a mentor to women after his nomination to the Supreme Court, is going to work for Kavanaugh this summer. Yale Law graduate Sophia Chua-Rubenfeld will serve as a...
19:30, 2019-06-11

Supreme Court to decide on Trump bid to end DACA WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will decide whether President Donald Trump can end an Obama-era program shielding young immigrants from deportation. The justices’ order Friday sets up high-stakes legal arguments in the fall, with a decision likely by June 2020 as Trump seeks re-election. T...
19:00, 2019-06-28

Supreme court to rule on whether Trump can end Daca Court expected to hear arguments late this year, with a decision on Dreamers likely to come before 2020 electionThe supreme court will review the constitutionality of an Obama-era program allowing undocumented immigrants who came to the US as children to get temporary deportation relief and work per...
11:30, 2019-06-29

Supreme Court Will Decide if Trump Can End DACA Program (WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court will decide whether President Donald Trump can end an Obama-era program shielding young immigrants from deportation. The justices’ order Friday sets up high-stakes legal arguments in late fall or early winter, with a decision likely by June 2020 as Trump ...
17:30, 2019-06-28

Supreme Court to review Trump’s bid to end DACA program The Supreme Court will decide whether the Trump administration had the power to end the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA. The justices issued an order Friday saying they will hear arguments in the case in the fall and issue a decision likely by June 2020 as Pre...
16:45, 2019-06-28

Trump ban on asylum seeker approved by Supreme Court The Supreme Court has allowed the enforcement of a controversial measure that prevents most Central American immigrants from seeking asylum in the US....
00:00, 2019-09-13

Supreme Court backs Trump on asylum crackdown The U.S. Supreme Court granted a request by President Donald Trump's administration to fully enforce a new rule that would curtail asylum applications by immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, a key element of his hardline immigration policies....
01:30, 2019-09-12

US Supreme Court Allows Trump Asylum Restrictions To Take Effect The US Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed asylum restrictions by President Donald Trump's administration to take effect, preventing most Central American migrants from applying at the US border....
06:30, 2019-09-12

DOJ asks Supreme Court to allow enforcement of Trump’s asylum restrictions The Supreme Court is considering an emergency appeal from the Justice Department that would allow them to enforce, for now, the Trump administration’s ban on asylum for anyone trying to cross the southern border by transiting through a third country, such as Mexico....
09:00, 2019-09-11

Trump Has Right to End DACA, Justice Dept. Tells Supreme Court The government’s brief in the case, about the fate of the program that shields the young immigrants known as Dreamers, is the first salvo in a legal test of the president’s immigration agenda....
16:00, 2019-08-20

U.S. Supreme Court allows Trump to deny asylum to many Central Americans The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday granted a request by President Donald Trump's administration to fully enforce a new rule that would curtail asylum applications by immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, a key element of his hardline immigration policies....
07:30, 2019-09-12

U.S. Supreme Court faults Trump bid to add census citizenship question The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that President Donald Trump's administration did not give an adequate explanation for its plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, delivering a victory to New York state and others challenging the proposal....
22:45, 2019-06-27

Trump eyes U.S. Census delay after Supreme Court setback U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he is exploring a delay in the 2020 census for an unspecified amount of time after the Supreme Court blocked, for now, his push to add a citizenship question to the decennial headcount....
21:01, 2019-06-27

Supreme Court Decides to Let Trump Be Even Harsher to Asylum Seekers The U.S. Supreme Court decided Wednesday to allow the Trump administration to enforce even tougher rules on the U.S.-Mexico border, a move that will likely have tragic outcomes for vulnerable people....
08:30, 2019-09-12

Supreme Court allows Trump to deny asylum to many Central Americans The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday granted a request by President Donald Trump's administration to fully enforce a new rule that would curtail asylum applications by immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, a key element of his hardline immigration policies....
16:00, 2019-09-12

Supreme Court takes up Trump bid to end 'Dreamers' immigration program The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether President Donald Trump acted lawfully when he moved to end a program that shields from deportation hundreds of thousands of immigrants who were brought to the country illegally as children, a key part of his hardline immigration policies....
16:00, 2019-06-28

Supreme Court to decide whether Trump administration can end DACA program The Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether plans by the Trump administration to end the so-called DACA program for young undocumented immigrants can proceed....
16:15, 2019-06-28

How the Trump Administration's Supreme Court Filing Could Harm LGBTQ Workers This month, the Trump Administration opposed protections for LGBTQ workers in the U.S., arguing that existing laws should not cover discrimination on the basis of gender identity and sexual orientation. Their reasoning? That an act passed in 1964 did not explicitly include either criteria and if Co...
16:15, 2019-08-29

McConnell confirms he would help Trump fill another Supreme Court vacancy in 2020 Mitch McConnell held up Garland’s nomination in 2016, saying then that “the American people should have a voice in the selection of their next Supreme Court Justice.”...
11:30, 2019-05-29

Trump asks Supreme Court to allow full enforcement of asylum crackdown President Donald Trump's administration on Monday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to lift a court order preventing the government from fully enforcing a new rule that would curtail asylum applications by immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border....
09:30, 2019-08-27

Trump Backs Supreme Court Judge Amid New Sex Harassment Allegation US President Donald Trump mounted an angry defense of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh on Sunday as the controversial judge faced calls for an investigation, or even impeachment, over fresh......
00:30, 2019-09-16

As legal glare turns to Trump, his faith in Supreme Court may be tested President Donald Trump's fondness for the U.S. Supreme Court could be tested by a series of legal disputes targeting him personally – from his taxes and businesses to his 2016 election campaign – that ultimately may be decided by the justices....
12:30, 2019-06-19

Trump fumes as Supreme Court blocks census citizenship question The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday handed President Donald Trump a stinging defeat, ruling that his administration gave a "contrived" explanation for its plan to include a contentious citizenship question in the 2020 census in a decision that will make it difficult to add the query to the population...
20:30, 2019-06-27

Supreme Court to hear Trump bid to ditch 'Dreamers' immigration program The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether President Donald Trump acted lawfully when he moved to end a program that protects from deportation hundreds of thousands of immigrants who were brought into the country illegally as children, a key element of his hardline immigration policie...
22:00, 2019-06-28

Trump Backs Supreme Court Judge Amid New Sex Harassment Allegations US President Donald Trump mounted an angry defense of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh on Sunday as the controversial judge faced calls for an investigation, or even impeachment, over fresh......
08:00, 2019-09-16

Supreme Court Rebuffs Donald Trump On Census Citizenship Question The Supreme Court ruled on Thursday against adding a question about citizenship to the US census, calling the rationale for it "contrived," in a defeat for President Donald Trump on an issue with......
21:30, 2019-06-27

Trump court pick denounced feminists, gay-rights groups and diversity efforts in 90s, 2000s editorials A White House aide nominated by President Donald Trump for a federal appeals court seat has a history of denouncing women's marches against sexual assault, dismissing education about multicultural awareness and accusing a major LGBTQ group of exploiting the brutal murder of a gay student for politic...
05:15, 2019-08-24

The Supreme Court Turned Down a Trump Administration Census Question. The Attorney General Wants to Try Again (EDGEFIELD, S.C.) — Attorney General William Barr said Monday that he sees a legal path to adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census, despite a Supreme Court ruling that blocked its inclusion, at least temporarily. In an interview with The Associated Press, Barr said the Trump administr...
01:15, 2019-07-09

Juan Williams: Trump 'scaremongering,' using executive order to 'go around Supreme Court' on census President Trump's executive order asking federal agencies to aid in the accounting of the citizen and non-citizen population is a scare tactic, according to Juan Williams....
02:00, 2019-07-12

Supreme court decision to let Trump deny asylum reverses years of US policy Justices’ order reverses a lower court ruling that blocked the restrictions in some statesThe supreme court ruled on Wednesday to allow the Trump administration to enforce nationwide restrictions that would prevent most Central American immigrants from seeking asylum in the US.The administration ann...
09:30, 2019-09-12

Supreme Court allows Trump administration to enforce toughest restriction yet on asylum requests The U.S. Supreme Court late Wednesday gave the Trump administration permission to enforce its toughest restriction yet on asylum seekers at the southern border, even though a lawsuit to stop the new policy is still working its way through the lower courts. As a result, the government can now refuse ...
14:30, 2019-09-12

Trump urged to ignore Supreme Court, print census question: 'Because we should,' GOP lawmaker says A Republican congressman from Texas encouraged President Trump Tuesday to ignore the Supreme Court and print the census survey with the question about citizenship, as the president mulls an executive order....
11:30, 2019-07-05

Supreme court's action to allow Trump to deny asylum reverses years of US policy Justices’ order reverses a lower court ruling that blocked the plan to prevent immigrants from seeking asylumThe supreme court ruled on Wednesday to allow the Trump administration to enforce nationwide restrictions that would prevent most Central American immigrants from seeking asylum in the US.The...
04:00, 2019-09-12

Supreme court lets Trump administration enforce new asylum restrictions – live Court says policy requiring migrants to seek asylum in other countries before US can hold while legal challenge continuesSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 12.14am BST Donald Trump is celebrating the Supreme Court ruling on asylum seekers as a victory, tweeting, “BIG United States...
01:30, 2019-09-12

Trump suggests he’s open to DACA legislation if he prevails in Supreme Court case In morning tweets, the president weighed in on a case the court has agreed to consider in its next term that will affect the fate of young undocumented immigrants....
20:30, 2019-09-06

Trump court pick denounced feminists, gay-rights groups and diversity efforts in 1990s, 2000s editorials A White House aide nominated by President Donald Trump for a federal appeals court seat has a history of denouncing women's marches against sexual assault, dismissing education about multicultural awareness and accusing a major LGBTQ group of exploiting the brutal murder of a gay student for politic...
13:15, 2019-08-23

Trump court pick whose family fled persecution blasts racism accusation as ‘hurtful’ during confirmation hearing President Trump's pick for a seat on the Second Circuit Court of Appeals adamantly denied that he harbors racist beliefs or favors "racial purity" during his confirmation hearing Wednesday morning, as he responded to inflammatory accusations against him. ...
00:00, 2019-09-12

Supreme Court blocks census citizenship question; Donald Trump calls for delay After months of controversy, the Supreme Court delivered its long-awaited ruling Thursday on whether the government can add a citizenship question to the 2020 census -- blocking the move days before a key deadline....
09:15, 2019-06-28

Supreme Court Allows Partisan Districts and Blocks Trump Administration’s Citizenship Census Question (WASHINGTON) — In two politically charged rulings, the Supreme Court dealt a huge blow Thursday to efforts to combat the drawing of electoral districts for partisan gain and put a hold on the Trump administration’s effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. On the courtR...
21:30, 2019-06-27

Trump to Nominate Late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s Son for Labor Secretary We all know that President Trump met up with nepotism in a back alley, punched it in the balls, and hit it over the head with one of Ivanka’s kitten heels from her cruisewear line that seems to be exclusively sold at Marshall’s....
11:45, 2019-07-20

Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court to Permit Employment Discrimination Against Transgender Workers The Trump administration’s Department of Justice is asking the Supreme Court to set a legal precedent that would enable employers to fire employees because they are transgender. The Department of Justice has submitted a brief to the Court Friday asking the Justices to rule that Title VII, a fe...
06:00, 2019-08-18

President Trump Will Take Executive Action on Census Citizenship Question, Defying Supreme Court (Bloomberg)— President Donald Trump will announce an executive action to continue his fight to include a citizenship question on the 2020 U.S. Census, the latest sign he may not be dissuaded after being rebuffed by the Supreme Court. The executive action is expected to be announced at a news c...
19:15, 2019-07-11

Trump Throws Temper Tantrum Over Supreme Court Decision, Threatens to Delay Census On Wednesday, the Supreme Court ruled that the Trump Administration could not currently go forward with its plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census. Trump’s solution to this particular defeat is to suggest delaying the Census, and no CONSTITUTION will stand in his WAY....
06:45, 2019-06-28

Utah Supreme Court suspends Judge Michael Kwan for anti-Trump jokes The court ruled that Judge Michael Kwan, who served for 20 years in Taylorsville, violated Utah's judicial code of conduct by mocking President Donald Trump from 2016 to 2017....
09:30, 2019-05-26

| UK Supreme Court | Trump loyalist grilled: WATCH the top world news videos for today What is the UK Supreme Court, and what will this hearing mean for the prorogation of parliament? | Trump loyalist grilled on message to Sessions; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
12:00, 2019-09-18

‘Contrived’ and ‘a distraction’: Supreme Court issues severe rebuke to Wilbur Ross and Trump administration The justices blocked Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross's move to add a controversial citizenship question to the Census -- and had some sharp words for him....
21:30, 2019-06-27

Centre Asks Top Court Collegium To Rethink Pick To Head Andhra High Court The government is learnt to have asked the Supreme Court collegium to reconsider its recommendation to elevate a judge of the Allahabad High Court as chief justice of the Andhra Pradesh High Court....
19:15, 2019-07-21

Man convicted in road rage attack wore blackface, delivered racist defense in court Mark Char, an Oahu, Hawaii resident, was found guilty of 3 counts of attempted murder after he stabbed three individuals in a March road rage attack.        ...
00:45, 2019-07-03

Supreme Court sends Florida cross case back to lower court WASHINGTON (AP) — A legal challenge to a cross that stands in a public park in Florida is getting another look. The Supreme Court on Friday told a lower court to review decisions that the cross should be removed and take into account an opinion the court issued last week in a case involving a cross ...
18:30, 2019-06-28

New Triple Talaq Law Challenged In Supreme Court, Delhi High Court The new legislation which makes the practice of instant divorce through ''triple talaq'' among Muslims a punishable offence with 3-year imprisonment was challenged in the Supreme Court and the Delhi......
23:15, 2019-08-02

Court officers injured in scuffle with visitor at Manhattan Supreme Court Two court officers were injured Tuesday during a skirmish with a visitor at Manhattan Supreme Court, authorities and sources told the Post. Corey Marrant walked into the courthouse on Centre Street shortly before noon wearing a body camera, and lay on the ground of the lobby, but court officers told...
02:30, 2019-06-12

U.S. Supreme Court sends lesbian wedding cake dispute back to lower court The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court ruling against the owners of an Oregon bakery who refused based on their Christian beliefs to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple in another case pitting gay rights against religious rights....
18:00, 2019-06-17

US Supreme Court Sends Lesbian Wedding Cake Dispute Back To Lower Court The US Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court ruling against the owners of an Oregon bakery who refused based on their Christian beliefs to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple in another......
00:15, 2019-06-18

Supreme Court sends Oregon wedding cake case back to lower court The US Supreme Court on Monday tossed a state court ruling that upheld a $135,000 fine for an Oregon cake shop for refusing to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple. The high court’s ruling was a small victory for Melissa and Aaron Klein — whose Sweet Cakes by Melissa bakery closed in 2016,...
21:45, 2019-06-17

Two New Court Rooms Created In Supreme Court For New Judges A day after President Ram Nath Kovind appointed four new judges to the top court, the Supreme Court on Thursday announced the creation of two new court rooms in the premises....
01:15, 2019-09-20

McConnell to Supreme Court: We won’t let Dems 'pack the court' Mitch McConnell is at war with Senate Democrats over the Supreme Court all over again. The Senate majority leader and his 52 GOP colleagues sent a letter to the Supreme Court on Thursday pushing back against a Democratic amicus brief urging the court not to take up “political ‘projects” like a new ...
05:15, 2019-08-30

Trump nominates Eugene Scalia, son of Supreme Court Judge Antonin Scalia, as labor secretary Reuters President Donald Trump says he will nominate lawyer Eugene Scalia, son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, to be his new labor secretary. Trump tweets that Scalia "is highly respected not only as a lawyer, but as a lawyer with great experience working with labor and everyone e...
09:15, 2019-07-19

Trump to nominate Gene Scalia, son of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, for secretary of labor President Trump on Thursday night announced he's nominating attorney Gene Scalia, the son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, to replace Alex Acosta as secretary of labor....
03:15, 2019-07-19

Faithless elector: A court ruling just changed how we pick our president A federal appeals court ruled late Tuesday that presidential electors who cast the actual ballots for president and vice president are free to vote as they wish and cannot be required to follow the results of the popular vote in their states. The decision could give a single elector the power to dec...
22:30, 2019-08-22

Glencore, Trafigura pick up aluminium in Qingdao court auctions Commodity traders Glencore PLC and Trafigura have picked up a combined 70,479 tonnes of aluminium over the past week by winning online auctions of metal inventory dating back to China's 2014 Qingdao warehousing scandal, according to the e-commerce platform that hosted the sales....
10:30, 2019-08-23

Where the Supreme Court stands on the Second Amendment As the country reels from two mass shootings, supporters of gun restrictions are turning again to the debate over the scope of the Second Amendment, demanding that gun laws be strengthened....
02:15, 2019-08-06

| US Supreme Court to take up 'Dreamers' case The US Supreme Court has agreed to hear a challenge to President Donald Trump's attempt to shut down a programme that shields hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants from deportation....
14:45, 2019-06-29

Why the Supreme Court’s split decisions may not mean what you think The Supreme Court handed down a pair of decisions Thursday that allowed both sides to light their hair on fire. Neither should celebrate or grieve too early....
05:15, 2019-06-28

Supreme Court: Federal courts have no say in gerrymandering On its final day before recessing for the summer, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday states have the power to draw their districts as they see fit, and that federal courts have no say in the matter....
19:30, 2019-06-27

Supreme Court Will Hear ‘Dreamers’ Case After a long delay, the justices agreed to decide whether the Trump administration may shut down a program known as DACA that shields young immigrants from deportation....
16:45, 2019-06-28

What Is the Census Citizenship Question? And What Did the Supreme Court Say? An attack on immigrants or a need to protect minority voters? With deadline to print 2020 census forms looming on Monday, justices left the question undecided....
19:45, 2019-06-27

Philippines Supreme Court upholds ban on same-sex marriage The high court dismissed a petition filed by a 33-year-old gay man seeking to legalize same-sex marriage, because he doesn't have a partner and therefore can't claim to be a victim of existing laws....
20:45, 2019-09-04

Supreme Court's Migrant Ruling Changes Little at Border for Now The Trump administration’s new migrant rule, upheld for the time being by the Supreme Court, could expedite decisions to deport some applicants, but options other than asylum remain....
07:45, 2019-09-13

How often does the Supreme Court overturn precedents like Roe v. Wade? From the mid-1950s through the mid-1970s, the Supreme Court reversed its own positions in ways that dramatically reshaped the country on civil rights, freedom of speech and protections for criminal defendants. The current court under Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. has similarly reversed some deca...
01:15, 2019-05-22

10 things to know about Supreme Court case against government If you have been too busy to follow the proceedings of the Supreme Court, where it is being decided whether Boris Johnson's suspension of parliament was legal, here are 10 things worth knowing:...
01:45, 2019-09-20

How John Roberts controls the Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts' announcement last week forbidding -- at least for now -- a citizenship question on the 2020 census echoed his surprise affirmation of the Affordable Care Act in 2012....
17:30, 2019-07-03

Supreme Court agrees to take up DACA in its next term The Supreme Court agreed Friday to take up the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in a case that could decide the fate of more than 600,000 undocumented immigrants brought into the country as children....
01:30, 2019-06-29

Kentucky Supreme Court Strikes Down Marsy’s Law FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– In November of 2018 voters in Kentucky said yes to Marsy’s Law, a constitutional amendment that gives crime victims more rights. But the Supreme Court of Kentucky says that law was not passed correctly. Back in February, lawyers argued over whether or not the act...
18:45, 2019-06-13

Supreme Court reenters the abortion debate As the public debate over abortion heats up, the Supreme Court has definitively signaled its willingness to weigh in on state efforts to protect human life. As Justice Clarence Thomas emphasized in his concurring opinion in Box v. Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky, “Given the potential for ...
08:00, 2019-06-08

Senior U.S. Democrat focused on Trump impeachment, not Kavanaugh The chairman of the U.S. congressional committee responsible for launching any impeachment efforts said on Monday he is focused on investigating President Donald Trump, signaling that calls by some fellow Democrats for impeaching Trump's Supreme Court appointee Brett Kavanaugh would have to take a b...
02:00, 2019-09-17

Democrats are focused on impeaching Trump, not Kavanaugh, Nadler says "We have our hands full with impeaching the president right now, and that's going to take up our limited resources and time for a while," Nadler said on a radio show....
22:00, 2019-09-16

Brazil Supreme Court rules homophobia a crime The Brazilian Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that homophobia should be criminalized under existing legislation until Congress creates a specific law for the subject, weighing in on a topic that has drawn the ire of President Jair Bolsonaro....
06:15, 2019-06-14

Supreme Court To Get New Judges, Collegium Recommends Four Names The Supreme Court is likely to get four new judges, whose names have been recommended by the collegium headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi. The names of Justices V Ramasubramanian, Krishna......
12:45, 2019-08-29

US supreme court declines to block partisan gerrymandering Justices: redistricting a political question beyond court’s reachCritics warn court’s demurral could give ‘green light’ for abuseThe supreme court has declined to rule in a pair of partisan gerrymandering cases, in a demurral that advocacy groups warned could amount to a “green light” for abuse by p...
05:30, 2019-06-28

What Is Gerrymandering, and How the Supreme Court's Decision Will Impact Congress In a 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court declared last week that federal courts could not intervene when it comes to the act of partisan gerrymandering—widespread voter manipulation affecting a number of states....
20:00, 2019-07-01

Rally at Supreme Court to stop abortion bans Activists were joined by members of Congress to rally near the Supreme Court on "National Day of Action to Stop the Bans" on abortion. (May 21)        ...
23:00, 2019-05-21

Virginia ban on uranium mining upheld by U.S. Supreme Court The largest-known U.S. uranium deposit will remain firmly under ground after the Supreme Court on Monday upheld Virginia's ban on mining the radioactive metal, rebuffing a challenge backed by President Donald Trump's administration to the 1982 moratorium....
22:45, 2019-06-17

McConnell willing to vote on new Dem president’s Supreme Court nominee Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is willing to consider a Democratic president’s Supreme Court nominee in 2021 if President Donald Trump loses reelection, calling it “politically unsustainable” to extend his blockade into the opening days of a new presidency.McConnell on Thursday notably did n...
23:45, 2019-06-27

Supreme Court Refuses To Entertain Plea Against "Article 15" The Supreme Court this morning refused to entertain a plea seeking cancellation of certificate issued by the Central Board of Film Certification to movie Article 15 and asked the petitioner to......
11:15, 2019-07-08

Spain's Supreme Court suspends Franco exhumation Plans to move the remains of Franco to a public cemetery on the outskirts of Madrid have been temporarily shelved. Judges said they need time to rule on an appeal by the former dictator's descendants....
18:15, 2019-06-04

Clarence Thomas predicts Supreme Court will have to take up abortion law Justice Clarence Thomas predicted the Supreme Court eventually will have to take up abortion law, after the court on Tuesday refused to consider reinstating Indiana’s 2016 law that bans women from aborting a fetus based on its race, gender or disability and requires burial rites for aborted fetuses....
09:01, 2019-05-29

Supreme Court refuses to hear challenge to U.S. gun silencer law The U.S. Supreme Court declined requests Monday to consider a challenge that says firearm silencers are protected under the Second Amendment, and therefore owners should not be required to register them....
02:45, 2019-06-11

Supreme Court agrees to hear ‘Bridgegate’ case WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal involving two people convicted in New Jersey’s “Bridgegate” scandal. The justices said Friday they would hear a case in the fall involving Bridget Kelly and Bill Baroni. They were convicted in 2016 of fraud and civil ...
18:30, 2019-06-28

Puerto Rico gets another governor after supreme court clears the way Puerto Rico got its third governor in less than a week on Wednesday just hours after the bankrupt U.S. territory's supreme court ruled that Pedro Pierluisi's assumption of the office was unconstitutional and ordered him to leave....
04:00, 2019-08-08

Census, redistricting top remaining Supreme Court cases WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court enters its final week of decisions with two politically charged issues unresolved, whether to rein in political line-drawing for partisan gain and allow a citizenship question on the 2020 census. Both decisions could affect the distribution of political power for ...
15:45, 2019-06-23

Semenya files appeal to Swiss Supreme Court Olympic 800 meters champion Caster Semenya filed an appeal to Switzerland's highest court on Wednesday against rules requiring middle-distance female athletes with a high natural level of testosterone to reduce it via medication....
23:30, 2019-05-29

Supreme Court Rejects Appeal Over Transgender Bathrooms WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will not take up a challenge to a Pennsylvania school district’s policy allowing transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms that correspond with their sexual identity. The justices on Tuesday rejected an appeal from students who argued that allow...
17:00, 2019-05-28

SUPREME COURT NOTEBOOK: Thomas, RBG align in 5-4 rulings WASHINGTON (AP) — Since Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s return in late winter from cancer surgery and broken ribs, she has regularly accepted Justice Clarence Thomas’ extended hand to help her down the three steps behind the Supreme Court bench when the gavel falls and court ends for the d...
10:15, 2019-06-06

Supreme Court Will Not Hear Bid to Revive Alabama Abortion Ban The Supreme Court declined to revive an Alabama law that would have banned a method used in 99 percent of abortions performed in the state after 15 weeks....
16:45, 2019-06-28

Confirmation Bias review: how the Republicans took the supreme court The New York Times’ chief reporter in Washington has produced an indispensable guide to an epochal shift in US politicsConfirmation Bias lifts the curtain on Republican efforts to make the federal bench a black-robed adjunct. When it comes to the judiciary, the GOP is portrayed as disciplined and re...
22:45, 2019-06-30

Supreme Court’s census ruling could harm other agencies The Census Bureau was recently told by the Supreme Court not to put a question about citizenship on the 2020 decennial census. The Supremes said the Trump administration didn’t put forth a compelling enough reason for posing that question. President Trump is fighting that decision. We’ll see what ha...
08:00, 2019-07-09

Dem senator hit with bar complaint for ‘openly threatening’ Supreme Court Conservative watchdog Judicial Watch has accused Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., of “openly threatening the U.S. Supreme Court,” in a complaint brought before the Rhode Island Judiciary....
02:30, 2019-08-23

Kentucky Supreme Court upholds man’s murder conviction ADAIRVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Supreme Court has upheld a murder conviction and 55-year sentence for a man who killed his sister-in-law. The Bowling Green Daily News reports George Walker’s sentence was upheld last week. The 24-year-old man was convicted last year of strangling 23-year-ol...
09:00, 2019-06-17

U.S. Supreme Court to hear IBM retirement fund dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to weigh whether managers of a retirement fund for IBM Corp employees that invested in the company's stock can be sued for failing to disclose that its microelectronics business was overvalued....
17:15, 2019-06-03

Supreme Court To Continue With Day-To-Day Hearings In Ayodhya Case The Supreme Court Friday made it clear that it would continue with the day-to-day hearing of the politically sensitive Ram Janmabhoomi- Babri Masjid land dispute case and assured a counsel for Muslim......
02:30, 2019-08-10

Mnuchin: Supreme Court may be next in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac case CNBC's Diana Olick reports from Capitol Hill where Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told her he's exploring a number of options to push forward with privatizing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac....
21:45, 2019-09-10

Supreme Court's business-friendly reputation takes a hit The U.S. Supreme Court in its term that concludes this week was not quite as business friendly as it has been in recent years, with President Donald Trump's appointee Brett Kavanaugh writing a pivotal one of the batch of rulings that defied corporate interests....
20:30, 2019-06-27

Bernie Sanders says he would ‘rotate’ Supreme Court justices After President Trump has been able to get two Supreme Court picks – Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh -- placed on the nation’s highest court during his first term, some Democrats have floated the idea of expanding the court beyond nine justices if a Democrat wins the White House in 2020....
14:00, 2019-06-28

Supreme Court rejects appeal from Guantanamo detainee WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is rejecting an appeal from a Yemeni man who has been held without charges at the U.S. Navy base in Cuba for more than 17 years. One justice says “it is past time” to examine the indefinite detention of foreigners at the Guantanamo Bay base. Detainee M...
19:00, 2019-06-10

Brazil's Supreme Court Criminalizes Homophobic Acts Brazil’s Federal Supreme Court voted Thursday to criminalize discrimination and acts of hate against gay people and transsexuals, ruling that the country’s Congress had failed its constitutional duty to pass similar legislation....
11:30, 2019-06-14

Websites Can Discriminate Against You Even If You Don't Use Them, California Supreme Court Rules Nearly four years ago, a lone bankruptcy lawyer sued Square, the payment processor run by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, challenging the app’s terms of use—despite never signing up. As of yesterday, the case will proceed, thanks to an opinion issued by the California Supreme Court that could have wide-re...
01:00, 2019-08-14

Supreme Court rules against oil drilling platform workers Workers on oil drilling platforms off California had argued they should be paid for the off-work time they spend on the platform, including sleeping....
22:45, 2019-06-10

Brexit: UK Supreme Court to rule on suspension of parliament Britain's highest court is deliberating whether Boris Johnson's decision to prorogue parliament was unlawful. Critics have accused the prime minister of silencing debate in his attempts to push through Brexit....
09:00, 2019-09-18

Supreme Court Clears Chardham Highway Project The Supreme Court has cleared the decks for the Chardham highway project, which will connect four holy places in the hills of Uttarakhand through 900-km all-weather roads, by modifying an NGT order to......
22:45, 2019-08-16

Argentina Supreme court upholds glacier protection law Argentina’s Supreme Court has upheld the country’s glacier protection law, rejecting an effort by mining giant Barrick Gold Corp. to have it declared unconstitutional...
23:15, 2019-06-04

U.S. Supreme Court sides with Native American elk hunter The Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of a Native American elk hunter, citing an 1868 treaty between his tribe and the U.S. government as it revived his legal challenge to a conviction for hunting out of season in Bighorn National Forest in Wyoming....
15:00, 2019-05-21

Supreme Court affirms '97 ruling on agency powers The U.S. Supreme Court voted unanimously Wednesday to uphold a prior ruling that gives broad powers to government regulators for interpreting agency rules, but placed new limits on that authority....
19:30, 2019-06-27

UK Supreme Court to hear more arguments on suspension of parliament Britain's Supreme Court will continue hearing legal arguments on Wednesday from the government and its opponents on whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson acted unlawfully when he decided to suspend parliament in the run-up to Brexit....
10:00, 2019-09-18

Ky. Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Executive Order FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Kentucky Supreme Court ruled unanimously in favor of Governor Matt Bevin’s re-organization of several boards and committees that oversee public education. That ruling came down Thursday. Attorney General Andy Beshear, who is running against Bevin in November,...
11:45, 2019-06-14

Supreme Court to hear New Jersey 'Bridgegate' appeal The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear an appeal of the criminal convictions of two former associates of Republican former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie in the so-called Bridgegate scandal that hindered his 2016 presidential candidacy....
16:00, 2019-06-28

With No Supreme Court End to Gerrymandering, Will States Make It More Extreme? North Carolina’s Republican-drawn maps are among the most egregious examples of partisan gerrymandering. Other states may now feel emboldened to follow its lead....
14:15, 2019-06-28

US Supreme Court allows partisan gerrymandering of electoral districts The Supreme Court's conservative majority ruled federal courts have no role to play in deciding partisan gerrymandering claims. It leaves the redrawing of congressional maps to the parties' statistical experts....
19:45, 2019-06-27

Corruption trial against CFK set for delay after Supreme Court ruling The so-called "Vialidad" (Road Works) cases centres on alleged irregularities in the granting of tenders for five public works projects in Santa Cruz province to businessman Lázaro Báez's Grupo Austral firm....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Supreme Court will take 2nd look at cross-border shooting case The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to decide whether the parents of a Mexican teenager who was shot dead by a border agent from across the border can sue the officer for damages....
03:45, 2019-05-29

U.S. Supreme Court upholds Virginia ban on uranium mining The largest-known U.S. uranium deposit will remain firmly under ground after the Supreme Court on Monday upheld Virginia's moratorium on mining the radioactive metal, rebuffing a challenge backed by the Trump administration to the ban....
18:01, 2019-06-17

Will Supreme Court judges be convinced the PM lied to the Queen? The prime minister says the suspension of parliament is to allow the government to set out a new legislative agenda in a Queen's Speech when MPs return to parliament on 14 October....
02:45, 2019-09-18

Pence marshaling conservatives for 2020 Trump reelection In the 2016 election, the naysayers in the media, even on the Right, didn’t think that Donald Trump would pull in evangelical and conservative support like former President George W. Bush or Mitt Romney....
16:45, 2019-08-05

Trump to speak to conservatives at social media summit President Donald Trump plans to meet with prominent conservative social media figures on Thursday at a White House forum where he is set to reiterate frustrations with big tech firms for allegedly suppressing conservative voices....
13:00, 2019-07-11

Trump blasts fresh misconduct accusation against Brett Kavanaugh After a new sexual misconduct allegation was made against the US Supreme Court justice, President Trump took to Twitter in a vehement defense, and Democratic presidential candidates called for an investigation....
06:00, 2019-09-16

U.S. agency says Trump, Bush can review Kavanaugh records request The U.S. agency responsible for preserving government records said on Wednesday that President Donald Trump and former President George W. Bush can review a request by House Democrats for the records of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh....
00:00, 2019-08-08

Trump Slams New York Times After Clarification On Kavanaugh Story US President Donald Trump blasted The New York Times Monday after the newspaper updated a story that detailed a previously unreported accusation of sexual misconduct by Supreme Court Justice Brett......
06:00, 2019-09-17

Trump suggests 'innocent' Kavanaugh should sue, blasts media for 'lies' President Trump said Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh should sue or get backing from the Department of Justice, after a New York Times piece claimed that new accounts support one claim of alleged sexual misconduct from when Kavanaugh was in college....
18:30, 2019-09-15

Trump blasts calls for impeachment of Brett Kavanaugh after new allegations New York Times details new claims against supreme court judgeHarris: Kavanaugh ‘lied to the Senate and the American people'Donald Trump came storming to the defence of Brett Kavanaugh on Sunday, after the publication of new allegations about the supreme court justice’s behaviour while he was a stude...
19:00, 2019-09-15

Boris Johnson likely to lose supreme court case, says Labour Shami Chakrabarti predicts this week’s hearing will rule prorogation was unlawfulFollow all the day’s political developments – liveThe supreme court hearing into whether Boris Johnson unlawfully shut down parliament is likely to rule against the prime minister, the shadow attorney general, Shami Cha...
13:30, 2019-09-17

Supreme Court Asks For Probe Against Uber To Be Completed Within 6 Months The Supreme Court has asked the Director General of Competition Commission of India (CCI) to complete a probe into the allegations of ''predatory pricing'' against Uber India Systems Pvt Ltd within......
23:00, 2019-09-11

| Caster to appeal gender rule at Swiss Supreme Court Caster Semenya will appeal the ruling by CAS which ruled in favour of the IAAF and their right to have female athletes regulate their testosterone levels....
21:30, 2019-05-29

Former US Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dies Justice John Paul Stevens served on the Supreme Court from 1975 to 2010. He began his career as a non-partisan moderate, but from the 1990s and onwards, he led the court's liberal block....
05:45, 2019-07-17

Corruption trial against CFK to begin next week, Supreme Court confirms Justices, seeking to avoid 'future arguements' about case's validity after a strong political backlash to its ruling, declare trial against former president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner will begin on Tuesday....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Britain’s Supreme Court Is Thrust Into Center of Brexit Debate A case against Boris Johnson’s suspension of Parliament is testing Britain’s Supreme Court and its tradition of steering clear of political disputes....
06:30, 2019-09-19

Brazil Supreme Court judge says Lula deserves retrial A Brazilian Supreme Court justice believes jailed ex-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva deserves a retrial after leaked social media conversations appeared to show the judge hearing Brazil's largest-ever corruption case collaborated with prosecutors....
08:30, 2019-08-27

Engie Brazil CEO predicts Supreme Court will allow $8.6 bln gas pipeline deal The chief executive officer of Engie SA in Brazil, Mauricio Bahr, said he expects the country's highest court to approve the French company's $8.6 billion acquisition of gas pipeline TAG from Brazil's state-controlled Petroleo Brasileiro SA.....
18:15, 2019-06-06

In major elections ruling, U.S. Supreme Court allows partisan map drawing In a major blow to election reformers, the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday rejected efforts to rein in electoral map manipulation by politicians aimed at entrenching one party in power, a practice known as partisan gerrymandering that critics have said warps democracy....
22:45, 2019-06-27

Yemeni Guantanamo detainee's bid for release rejected by Supreme Court The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned away a Yemeni man's bid for release after 17 years held as an enemy combatant at the American naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, even as a liberal justice urged the court to decide whether the United States can legally confine such detainees indefinitely....
02:30, 2019-06-11

Forest Fire A Serious Issue, Pray For Rain: Supreme Court The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear on June 24 a plea seeking urgent steps to protect forests, wildlife and birds from wildfires in Uttarakhand, saying "it is an serious issue and in the......
02:30, 2019-06-19

Supreme Court declines to hear Alabama abortion case The U.S. Supreme Court decided Friday not to get involved in a controversial abortion case in Alabama, in which the state tried to ban what they call "dismemberment abortions."...
01:30, 2019-06-29

US briefing: Harris tops second debate, G20 tensions and supreme court Friday’s top story: Kamala Harris takes Biden to task over race in key debate exchange. Plus, the Guatemalan pastors helping smuggle people to the USSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
15:00, 2019-06-28

Supreme Court declines Alabama bid to revive abortion restriction The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday sidestepped a major new challenge to abortion rights by declining to hear Alabama's bid to revive a Republican-backed state law that would have effectively banned the procedure after 15 weeks of pregnancy....
16:45, 2019-06-28

Bolsonaro's Conservative Agenda Is Tested in Brazilian Supreme Court When Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro took office in January, he promised to defend what he calls traditional-family values, loosen gun laws and push the nation to the right after decades of mostly leftist rule. But six months into Mr. Bolsonaro’s administration, the Supreme Court is proving to be...
19:45, 2019-06-23

Colombia's Supreme Court orders ex-FARC leader's release Colombia's Supreme Court has ordered that the former leader of the FARC rebel group be released from prison. The move is likely to anger the US, which wants to extradite him on suspicion of drug trafficking....
10:15, 2019-05-30

Supreme Court Sidesteps Abortion Question in Ruling on Indiana Law The justices upheld a law on the disposal of fetal remains, but declined to hear a case on whether states can prohibit abortions sought solely based on a fetal characteristic like sex or disability....
18:15, 2019-05-28

Swiss supreme court dismisses Valcke’s FIFA ban appeal LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The Swiss supreme court says it has rejected an appeal by former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke against a 10-year ban from soccer for financial wrongdoing. The 58-year-old Valcke had argued that his punishment was excessive, and that he was denied a fair trial at t...
15:30, 2019-05-31

Colombia's Supreme Court orders release of ex-FARC leader Colombia's Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the release of a former commander of the Marxist FARC rebel group, the latest development in a legal saga concerning his detention and possible extradition to the United States....
21:45, 2019-05-29

As Strikes End, Supreme Court Defers Hearing On Security Of Doctors The Supreme Court Tuesday deferred the hearing on a plea seeking protection of doctors in government hospitals, saying since doctors have called off their strike in West Bengal and other states, there......
02:30, 2019-06-19

Supreme Court Upholds Homebuyers' Rights As Financial Creditors In a major setback for property developers, the Supreme Court on Friday upheld the amendments to the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, granting homebuyers the status of financial creditors. The top......
13:15, 2019-08-09

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she is ‘very much alive’ Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is reminding critics that she’s not dead yet. “There was a senator, I think it was after my pancreatic cancer, who announced, with great glee, that I was going to be dead within six months. That senator, whose name I have forgotten, is now dead h...
17:00, 2019-07-24

Brazil's Supreme Court criminalizes homophobia and transphobia The new ruling would legally protect the country's LGBT community, which has among the highest rates of violent deaths in the world.        ...
02:15, 2019-06-15

Supreme Court effectively blocks census citizenship question for now The Supreme Court on Thursday delivered a setback to the Trump administration's plans to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, effectively blocking the addition of the question for now....
20:30, 2019-06-27

No Tihar Jail For P Chidambaram. Supreme Court Extends His CBI Custody Former Union Minister P Chidambaram avoided the possibility of being sent to Delhi's Tihar Jail today as the Supreme Court extended his CBI custody till Thursday. Mr Chidambaram is 74 and should be......
15:30, 2019-09-02

McConnell says he’d confirm Supreme Court justice in election year WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) — If a Supreme Court vacancy emerges next year, Mitch McConnell, the Senate majority leader, said Tuesday that he would fill it. The comment, however, diverges from his decision in 2016 to not consider President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court nomination of Merrick Garland after t...
04:15, 2019-05-30

The supreme court's pro-gun radicalism puts us all in the crosshairs | Lawrence Douglas The court has made it harder for Americans to forge a sensible political solution to a horrific national problemAfter 51 Muslim worshipers were gunned down in Christchurch, New Zealand, the country’s parliament swiftly moved to ban military-style semiautomatic weapons, assault rifles and high-capaci...
22:30, 2019-08-20

Supreme Court rebuffs bid to expand legal protections for gun silencers The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned away a bid to widen legal protections for gun silencers in a case involving two Kansas men convicted for failing to register the devices as required by federal law, as the justices again sidestepped a chance to rule on the scope of the right to bear arms....
02:30, 2019-06-11

Supreme Court OKs blood draws from unconscious drivers without warrants Police do not generally need a court-issued warrant to draw an unconscious criminal suspect's blood, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Thursday in a Wisconsin drunken driving case, declining to place new evidence-gathering restrictions on law enforcement authorities....
02:30, 2019-06-28

Algeria's former transport minister appears in supreme court: state TV Algeria's former transport and public works minister Abdelghani Zaalane appeared before the supreme court on Wednesday as part of an investigation over corruption, state TV reported....
17:30, 2019-06-12

Supreme Court ruling could threaten Apple’s 30 percent app commission Enlarge (credit: Chesnot/Getty Images) A narrowly divided Supreme Court is allowing a group of consumers to move forward with a lawsuit charging that Apple overcharges customers for App Store purchases. Apple had asked courts to throw out the lawsuit, arguing that the law only allowed app develope...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Supreme Court Allows Meghalaya To Call Off Operations In Mine Tragedy Seven months after 15 people were trapped in an illegal coal mine in Meghalaya, the Supreme Court today allowed the state government's plea seeking its permission to call off the ongoing operation to......
19:00, 2019-07-12

Supreme Court Deals Blow to Apple in Antitrust Case In Apple v. Pepper, the Supreme Court ruled in a 5–4 decision that Apple's App Store customers have standing to sue the company for antitrust violations....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Wisconsin Supreme Court to rule on GOP lame-duck session MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court is preparing to rule on a legal challenge to a lame-duck session the state’s Republican-controlled Legislature called after setbacks in last year’s midterm election. GOP legislators passed several laws to curtail the power of incoming Demo...
08:00, 2019-06-21

In major elections ruling, Supreme Court allows partisan map drawing In a major blow to election reformers, the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday rejected efforts to rein in electoral map manipulation by politicians aimed at entrenching one party in power, a contentious practice known as partisan gerrymandering that critics have said warps democracy....
20:30, 2019-06-27

Supreme Court Orders Status Quo On Demolition Of 369 Houses In Nagpur The Supreme Court on Monday directed maintenance of status quo in connection with demolition of 'encroachments', mainly houses, on 369 plots reserved for public utilities in Bezanbagh area of......
10:15, 2019-07-02

At Facebook's "Supreme Court", Users Can Challenge Company Decisions Facebook on Tuesday unveiled its blueprint for an independent oversight board to review the company's decisions about the posts, photos and videos it takes down or leaves online, responding to a wave......
09:00, 2019-09-18

Supreme Court to hear Intel retirement fund dispute Intel has been accused of violating federal law in making employee retirement plan investments that cost beneficiaries hundreds of millions of dollars....
03:45, 2019-06-11

Ontario to take federal carbon tax fight to Canada's Supreme Court The province of Ontario has taken its fight against the Canadian federal government's carbon tax to the country's top court, after losing an initial challenge in a lower court....
06:45, 2019-08-29

Supreme Court Leaves Census Question on Citizenship in Doubt In a setback for the Trump administration, the court said the reason for adding the question was inadequate. Government experts said adding the question could suppress participation among immigrants....
19:45, 2019-06-27

Kansas Supreme Court Signs Off on Increased Education Spending Almost a decade into a fight over education funding, the state’s highest court declared Friday that Kansas finally was spending enough money on its public schools....
02:45, 2019-06-15

DDCA Isn't Fully Compliant With Supreme Court Orders: Director DDCA director Sanjay Bhardwaj has written to BCCI Electoral Officer and pointed that the body has not fulfilled some of the criteria laid down by the Supreme Court in its order of August 9, 2018....
10:00, 2019-09-17

Man With Cancer Moves Bail Plea In Supreme Court To "Die In Mother's Lap" An accused who has been diagnosed with third stage oral cancer in jail and wants to "die in the lap of his mother" has moved a bail plea in the Supreme Court which sought Rajasthan Police's response......
18:30, 2019-05-28

Pakistan Supreme Court orders action against judge in ex-PM case Pakistan's Supreme Court on Friday ordered disciplinary action against a judge who convicted former premier Nawaz Sharif, effectively giving a boost to Sharif's appeal against a seven-year jail term for corruption....
15:00, 2019-08-23

Supreme Court blocks citizenship question from 2020 Census After months of controversy, the Supreme Court delivered its long-awaited ruling Thursday on whether the government can add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census -- blocking the move just days before a key deadline....
19:30, 2019-06-27

Maricopa County attorney appointed to Arizona Supreme Court PHOENIX (AP) — Republican Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery is getting a spot on the Arizona Supreme Court. Gov. Doug Ducey announced Wednesday that he’s appointing the controversial prosecutor to the state’s high court over fierce opposition from civil rights advocates and crimin...
03:15, 2019-09-05

Supreme Court Tells Virginia Republicans to Have Several Seats Because the Old Ones Were Racist The Supreme Court sent Virginia Republicans back to the racist drawing board so they can come up with another plan to weaken the black vote, after ruling that the Virginia House of Delegates didn’t have the standing to appeal a lower court ruling that found a redrawing of districts to be mad racist....
21:30, 2019-06-17

Supreme Court takes up Mexican border shooting dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to decide whether the family of a Mexican teenager fatally shot while on Mexican soil by U.S. Border Patrol agent who fired from across the border in Texas can pursue a civil rights lawsuit in U.S. courts....
16:30, 2019-05-28

Supreme Court To Announce Verdict In Amrapali Case Today The Supreme Court will pronounce verdict on Tuesday as to who would complete the stalled projects of embattled real estate major Amrapali Group to give respite to over 42,000 hassled home buyers....
22:15, 2019-07-22

US Supreme Court decides to let consumers sue Apple over App Store rules The US Supreme Court on Monday ruled against Apple in a case that could have broad implications for the e-commerce industry and which also means the door is now open for consumers to sue the iPhone maker over its App Store rules and practices. In a 5-4 ruling, with Donald Trump appointee Brett Kavan...
16:45, 2019-05-21

Keystone XL Pipeline Plan Is Approved by Nebraska Supreme Court The pipeline has been the subject of litigation for years, and became a proxy for a national debate between environmentalists and the energy industry....
21:45, 2019-08-23

J&K Lockdown, Ex-Chief Ministers' Arrests Challenged In Supreme Court Activist Tehseen Poonawalla has approached the Supreme Court against the continuing lockdown in Kashmir Valley to prevent any backlash over the government's decision to strip Jammu and Kashmir of......
12:00, 2019-08-08

Greece: Supreme Court hears appeal for far-left killer ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s Supreme Court is hearing an appeal by an extremist serving multiple life sentences for the killings of 11 people against the denial of a temporary leave of absence from prison. Dimitris Koufodinas, who was convicted in 2003, is on hunger strike because of the ref...
15:15, 2019-05-21

Supreme Court blocks citizenship question in 2020 census for now The Supreme Court on Thursday blocked, for now, the Trump administration's plan to include a question on the 2020 census that inquires about a person’s citizenship status....
18:45, 2019-06-27

Supreme Court Refuses To Interfere With Notice To Disqualify AAP Lawmaker The Supreme Court today declined to interfere with a notice of disqualification issued by the Speaker of the Delhi Assembly to rebel AAP leader Devinder Sehrawat...
10:30, 2019-06-28

Supreme Court rules against Alaska man in free speech case WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is ruling against an Alaska resident in a case that affects people arrested by law enforcement officers who want to sue and claim their arrest was retaliation for something they said or wrote. The high court ruled Tuesday that because the officers had probable cau...
17:00, 2019-05-28

Puerto Rico Supreme Court Ousts New Governor and Another Is Sworn In Wanda Vázquez took the oath of office on Wednesday after the portion of the law cited to justify Pedro R. Pierluisi’s ascent last week was ruled unconstitutional....
02:15, 2019-08-08

US supreme court blocks 2020 census citizenship question – for now Lower court ruling upheld in blow to Trump, but commerce department may have time to advance alternative reasoning The Trump administration will not be able to move ahead with its original, highly controversial plan to include a question about citizenship on the 2020 US census, after the supreme cou...
05:30, 2019-06-28

Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dead at 99 Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens — a strong proponent of abolishing the Second Amendment — has died, ABC News reported. He was 99. Appointed by Republican President Gerald Ford in 1975, Stevens retired after 35 years on the bench in 2010, making him the third-longest-servi...
02:45, 2019-07-17

Puerto Rican Supreme Court rules new governor unconstitutional The Puerto Rican Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned the swearing in of Pedro Pierluisis as governor earlier this week, paving the way for Justice Secretary Wanda Vázquez to lead the territory....
23:30, 2019-08-07

Puerto Rico Supreme Court Ousts New Governor, and Another Is Sworn In Wanda Vázquez took the oath of office on Wednesday after the portion of the law cited to justify Pedro R. Pierluisi’s ascent last week was ruled unconstitutional....
19:30, 2019-08-08

Explainer: U.S. enacts sweeping new asylum bar following Supreme Court decision The U.S. Supreme Court last week allowed a Trump administration rule to temporarily take effect that will radically reduce the number of migrants eligible to seek U.S. asylum. Judges and asylum officers are now being directed to implement it....
02:00, 2019-09-17

US Supreme Court declines Alabama bid to revive abortion restriction The US Supreme Court has sidestepped a major new challenge to abortion rights by declining to hear Alabama’s bid to revive a Republican-backed state law that would have effectively banned the procedure after 15 weeks of pregnancy....
23:30, 2019-06-28

UPDATE 2-U.S. Supreme Court upholds Virginia ban on uranium mining The largest-known U.S. uranium deposit will remain firmly under ground after the Supreme Court on Monday upheld Virginia's moratorium on mining the radioactive metal, rebuffing a challenge backed by the Trump administration to the ban....
18:01, 2019-06-17

Only one Supreme Court justice has ever been impeached. His nickname was Old Bacon Face. If the Democrats follow through on calls to impeach Brett Kavanaugh, it would mark the first time since Supreme Court Justice Samuel Chase faced removal from the bench in 1805....
02:30, 2019-09-17

Supreme Court strikes down Obama-era Medicare policy change The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday a change by the Obama administration about how Medicare reimbursements are made to hospitals should be reversed because the government didn't follow proper procedure....
00:01, 2019-06-04

Supreme Court justices won't revive Alabama ban on abortion procedure The Supreme Court won't revive Alabama's ban on the most commonly used procedure in second-trimester abortions. The measure has been blocked by lower courts....
16:15, 2019-06-28

Supreme Court rejects bid to extend legal protections for gun silencers The Supreme Court rejected a bid to have silencers protected by the Second Amendment in a ruling Monday — just days after one was used in the Virginia Beach massacre. A Kansas gun shop owner and a customer were fighting federal convictions for failing to register the devices, arguing that the ...
05:45, 2019-06-11

Supreme Court rejects case to remove ‘In God We Trust’ from US currency Show me the motto. The Supreme Court rejected an atheist case Monday to remove “In God We Trust,” the national motto, from all coins and currency from the Department of Treasury. Michael Newdow, the same activist attorney who tried to remove “under God” from the Pledge of All...
23:00, 2019-06-11

U.S. Supreme Court declines Alabama bid to revive abortion restriction The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday sidestepped a major new challenge to abortion rights by declining to hear Alabama's bid to revive a Republican-backed state law that would have effectively banned the procedure after 15 weeks of pregnancy....
16:00, 2019-06-28

Supreme Court throws out conviction of Mississippi death row inmate The US Supreme Court on Friday threw out the 2010 murder conviction of a black Mississippi death row inmate who was tried six times for the same crime by the same prosecutor, ruling that the white prosecutor unconstitutionally kept African Americans off the jury. In the 7-2 ruling, the court found t...
01:30, 2019-06-22

UPDATE 3-Virginia ban on uranium mining upheld by U.S. Supreme Court The largest-known U.S. uranium deposit will remain firmly under ground after the Supreme Court on Monday upheld Virginia's ban on mining the radioactive metal, rebuffing a challenge backed by President Donald Trump's administration to the 1982 moratorium....
20:30, 2019-06-17

Can't Suspend Sajjan Kumar's Sentence Without Hearing, Says Supreme Court Cases related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots are not "ordinary" and it is "very difficult" to pass order suspending the life term sentence awarded to former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar without hearing......
05:15, 2019-08-06

Supreme Court Upholds Indiana Abortion Law On Fetal Remains WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is upholding an Indiana law that requires abortion providers to dispose of aborted fetuses in the same way as human remains. But the justices are staying out of the debate over a broader provision that would prevent a woman in Indiana from having an abortion based...
17:00, 2019-05-28

Brazil's supreme court votes to make homophobia a crime A majority in Brazil's supreme court has voted to make homophobia and transphobia crimes like racism, a decision coming amid fears the country's far-right president will roll back LGBT social gains....
05:30, 2019-05-24

Facebook to launch 'supreme court' to judge controversial content Facebook has revealed the rules that will govern its "supreme court" - a new 40-person independent board that will make the final decision on controversial questions about the social network's content....
10:30, 2019-09-18

Georgia man fights for gay rights in Supreme Court 'Hotlanta' case Months after joining the gay-friendly Hotlanta Softball League, Gerald Bostock was out of a job in a Georgia county government office and was convinced he had become the victim of workplace discrimination based on his sexual orientation....
15:15, 2019-09-13

U.S. Supreme Court takes no action in Indiana abortion cases The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday took no action on appeals seeking to revive two restrictive Republican-backed abortion laws from Indiana, even as debate rages over a new measure in Alabama that would prohibit the procedure almost entirely....
15:00, 2019-05-21

Ghulam Nabi Azad Thanks Supreme Court For Allowing Him To Visit J&K Senior Congress leader and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Monday thanked the Supreme Court for allowing him to visit Srinagar, Baramulla, Anantnag and Jammu....
05:30, 2019-09-17

Why the Supreme Court’s Rulings Have Profound Implications for American Politics The justices handed Republicans a key victory by refusing to halt even the most extreme gerrymandered maps. But Democrats may have a win on blocking the citizenship question from the census....
22:15, 2019-06-27

Supreme Court gives Merck another shot to avoid Fosamax lawsuits The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday gave Merck & Co a new opportunity to avoid lawsuits accusing the company of failing to properly warn patients of debilitating thigh-bone fractures from taking its osteoporosis drug Fosamax, throwing out a lower court decision that had revived the litigation....
15:00, 2019-05-21

Iowa Supreme Court says crude oil pipeline legally permitted The Iowa Supreme Court on Friday said the Dakota Access crude oil pipeline was legally permitted in the state, dealing a blow to a group of landowners and environmentalists challenging the operation....
17:30, 2019-05-31

Centre Approves Increasing Strength Of Supreme Court Judges From 31 To 34 Acting on the request of the chief justice of India, the government on Wednesday decided to increase the number of Supreme Court judges from the present 30 to 33, excluding the CJI....
18:15, 2019-07-31

Curtis Flowers’s Conviction Tossed by Mississippi Supreme Court Mr. Flowers, a black man, has been tried by a white prosecutor six times over the killings of four people in a furniture store in 1996. His case was featured in the podcast “In the Dark.”...
10:45, 2019-08-30

No Question Of FIR Registration In Rafale Deal: Centre To Supreme Court The Centre has told the Supreme Court that there was no question of either registration of an FIR or investigation by CBI in the Rafale fighter jets deal as the top court had already concluded that......
05:00, 2019-05-27

Supreme Court to hear discrimination suits from transgender, gay workers The Supreme Court is slated to hear the case of a transgender employee who was fired from a Detroit-area funeral home after informing the owner of plans to transition from male to female and begin dressing as a woman....
05:45, 2019-06-12

U.S. Supreme Court takes up Mexican border shooting dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to decide whether the family of a Mexican teenager fatally shot while on Mexican soil by a U.S. Border Patrol agent who fired from across the border in Texas can pursue a civil rights lawsuit in American courts....
18:15, 2019-05-28

206 U.S. companies urge Supreme Court to protect LGBT workers More than 200 U.S. companies urged the Supreme Court to rule that federal civil rights laws protect workers from discrimination based on their sexual orientation or gender identity....
10:15, 2019-07-03

U.S. Supreme Court declines to expand 'double jeopardy' protections The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to limit the ability of federal and state prosecutors to separately charge people for the same underlying crime, a decision with major implications for people like Paul Manafort convicted in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe and facing state char...
18:00, 2019-06-17

Supreme Court Allows Police to Draw Blood From DUI Suspects Without a Warrant (WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court says law enforcement officers can generally draw blood without a warrant from an unconscious person suspected of driving drunk or while on drugs.The high court issued its ruling Thursday in a case involving a Wisconsin law about impaired driving.The question be...
21:30, 2019-06-27

Supreme Court cuts citizenship question on 2020 Census for now The Supreme Court blocked the Commerce Department from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, sending it back to the federal agency for a fuller explanation about why it should be included. “We cannot ignore the disconnect between the decision made [to include the citizenship questi...
19:00, 2019-06-27

Supreme Court puts census citizenship question on hold The Trump administration provided a “contrived” reason for including it and the Commerce Department must provide a clearer explanation, the high court ruled....
05:15, 2019-06-28

The Latest: Supreme Court blocks census citizenship question WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Supreme Court’s final day before its summer break (all times local): 10:45 a.m. The Supreme Court is forbidding President Donald Trump’s administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census for now. The court says the Trump administrati...
19:00, 2019-06-27

A Relentless Jailhouse Lawyer Propels a Case to the Supreme Court Calvin Duncan, “the most brilliant legal mind” in the nation’s largest maximum-security prison, had long questioned a Louisiana law that allows 10-to-2 jury verdicts....
13:30, 2019-08-05

The Supreme Court’s Latest Decision Could Embolden Partisan Gerrymandering (WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court says federal courts have no role to play in policing political districts drawn for partisan gain. The decision could embolden political line-drawing for partisan gain when state lawmakers undertake the next round of redistricting following the 2020 census. The ...
21:30, 2019-06-27

Brazil’s supreme court votes to make homophobia a crime RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s supreme court has officially made homophobia and transphobia crimes similar to racism, with the final justices casting their votes in a ruling that comes amid fears the country far-right administration is seeking to roll back LGBT social gains. Six of the Supreme...
03:30, 2019-06-14

Supreme Court favors Democrats in Viriginia gerrymandering case The U.S. Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision dismissed a Virginia House Republican challenge to the redrawing of House of Delegates maps in a gerrymandering case that appeared to be a victory for Democratic state lawmakers....
22:15, 2019-06-17

Abortion front and center as new U.S. Supreme Court term nears With new abortion cases on a fast track to the U.S. Supreme Court, the nine justices will get an opportunity within weeks to take up legal fights over Republican-backed laws that could lead to rulings curbing a woman's ability to obtain the procedure....
23:00, 2019-09-20

Kentucky Supreme Court voids victims’ rights amendment FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Supreme Court has voided a proposed amendment on crime victims’ rights because the question posed to voters was too vague. Voters in November approved the amendment on Kentucky’s version of Marsy’s Law, which would guarantee the rights of crime vi...
20:15, 2019-06-13

Trump once thought Taylor Swift was 'fantastic,' but conservatives have cooled on her Swift has begun speaking out in favor of liberal policies and against Republican candidates. Understandably, conservative reception of her has cooled.        ...
20:00, 2019-09-16

House conservatives urge Trump to reject budget deal A group of House conservatives is launching an 11th-hour bid to tank a sweeping budget deal, pressing President Donald Trump to reject it unless he gets new concessions. Fiscal conservatives, furious that the agreement provides over $300 billion in new federal spending without being fully paid for,...
02:00, 2019-07-23

Trump says Kavanaugh being 'assaulted,' judicial record under attack with disputed allegation President Trump called out The New York Times on Monday after the newspaper made a major revision to an article about new sexual misconduct allegations against Justice Brett Kavanaugh, saying his Supreme Court pick is the one being "assaulted" by these late-breaking accounts. ...
21:30, 2019-09-16

Trump rebuffs Kavanaugh impeachment calls after new sexual misconduct report U.S. President Donald Trump rejected Democrats' calls for impeaching Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh on Sunday after a new report involving sexual misconduct allegations, encouraging Kavanaugh to sue for libel and suggesting the Justice Department could "rescue" him....
11:00, 2019-09-16

Susan Collins, a Fixture in Maine, Has Twin Troubles: Trump and Kavanaugh Senator Susan Collins said she would decide this fall whether she would seek re-election, but Maine’s Republican mainstay faces a shifting political landscape....
16:30, 2019-07-06

Trump team held back dirt on Kavanaugh accuser, new book says A new book on the Kavanaugh confirmation fight describes a central conundrum for the judge and his advocates, which is that the team “understood that any criticism of Ford would be treated as a smear” and depicted as “victim shaming.”...
13:15, 2019-07-08

Supreme Court sides with property owners in fight over cemetery mandate The Supreme Court ruled Friday that people can sue in federal court if they believe state or local governments have infringed on their property rights, siding with a Pennsylvania woman fighting her town over a supposed cemetery on her land....
20:30, 2019-06-21

Crucial Hearing On Assam Citizens' List In Supreme Court Today The Supreme Court, which is monitoring the updating of the controversial National Register of Citizens or the NRC in Assam, will today once again hear the case today, one of the last hearings on the......
12:00, 2019-08-08

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Man Tried for Same Murders 6 Times by Racist Prosecutors The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned the conviction of Curtis Flowers, a Mississippi man who has been tried six times for the murders of four people in 1996....
21:30, 2019-06-21

Supreme Court allows states and the federal government to prosecute a person for the same crime In a 7-2 ruling, over dissents from Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Neil Gorsuch, the justices affirmed the so-called "dual sovereignty" exception to the Constitution's double jeopardy clause....
22:45, 2019-06-17

Unnao Rape Survivor, Lawyer To Be Airlifted To AIIMS, Says Supreme Court The Unnao rape survivor and her lawyer, both of whom were admitted to a Lucknow hospital with critical injuries after the car they were travelling in was rammed by a truck with blackened number......
13:00, 2019-08-05

Supreme Court Ruling On Sensitive Cases Like Ayodhya, Rafale After July 1 Upon reopening on July 1 after a six-week summer vacation, the Supreme Court will deal with very sensitive issues, including the Ayodhya land dispute, review petitions in the Rafale case and the......
10:30, 2019-06-29

Spain's Supreme Court to settle 'Wolf Pack' sex abuse case Spain's Supreme Court decides on Friday whether to uphold a ruling that cleared five young men of gang-raping a teenager at a bull-running festival, concluding a case that triggered mass protests and calls to change the law....
05:15, 2019-06-21

One year after Supreme Court Janus decision, unions are holding up better than expected On year after the Supreme Court ruling in Janus v. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees that was supposed to decimate public sector unions, organized labor appear to have absorbed the blow better than expected....
21:45, 2019-06-27

Free Journalist Jailed For "Defaming" Yogi Adityanath: Supreme Court Journalist Prashant Kanojia, who was arrested by the Uttar Pradesh police for "defaming" Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, must immediately be released, the Supreme Court said on Tuesday. The right to......
10:15, 2019-06-11

Puerto Rico Supreme Court Rules New Governor Was Unlawfully Sworn In The portion of the law cited to justify Pedro R. Pierluisi’s ascent to the Puerto Rico governor’s seat is unconstitutional, the court unanimously ruled....
23:00, 2019-08-07

Over 200 major companies sign Supreme Court brief in favor of LGBTQ workers More than 200 major U.S. and international corporations signed an amicus brief submitted to the Supreme Court on Tuesday arguing that excluding sexual orientation and gender identity from federal civil rights law “would undermine the nation’s business interests.” “The 206 businesses that join this b...
10:15, 2019-07-03

U.S. Supreme Court upholds Indiana law on disposing of abortion fetal remains The high court, with two liberal justices dissenting, thus found a way perhaps to signal a greater receptivity to state restrictions in the area of abortion....
23:45, 2019-05-28

Supreme Court rejects atheists' attempt to scrub 'In God We Trust' off US currency The Supreme Court rejected an atheist case Monday to remove "In God We Trust," the national motto, from all coins and currency from the Department of Treasury....
21:15, 2019-06-10

Supreme Court rules federal judges have no authority in gerrymandering cases The Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision on Thursday, ruled that federal courts cannot block partisan gerrymandering. “We conclude that partisan gerrymandering claims present political questions beyond the reach of the federal courts,” Chief Justice John Roberts wrote in the majority opinion for the cou...
19:00, 2019-06-27

Brazil Supreme Court chief says money laundering unit overreached The Brazilian body that monitors money laundering overreached by acting without judicial approval when it uncovered suspicious deposits in the account of the son of President Jair Bolsonaro, the head of the country's Supreme Court told Reuters....
20:15, 2019-09-13

Blackbeard's ship embarks for Supreme Court in video piracy case The nine black-robed justices of the U.S. Supreme Court will soon navigate the treacherous legal waters around a sailing ship made famous in the 18th century by the notorious English pirate known as Blackbeard....
21:45, 2019-06-03

Supreme Court agrees to hear US-Mexico border shooting case WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will decide whether the family of a Mexican teenager who was shot to death by an American border agent can sue for damages in U.S. courts. The justices said Tuesday that they will hear arguments next term in a case involving an agent who fired shots across the U.S...
17:00, 2019-05-28

5 Ways John Paul Stevens Made a Mark on the Supreme Court He was nominated to the Supreme Court by a Republican president, and even as Justice Stevens emerged as a leading liberal, President Gerald R. Ford remained a fan....
16:15, 2019-07-17

Michelle Carter, who encouraged boyfriend’s suicide, appeals to Supreme Court The Massachusetts woman who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter for encouraging her boyfriend to kill himself filed an appeal to the Supreme Court Monday. Michelle Carter, 22, was sentenced to 15-months in prison for her role in the death of Conrad H. Roy III, who died in 2014 by inhaling carb...
13:45, 2019-07-09

Supreme Court reaffirms precedent that allows state and federal prosecutions for the same offense The justices rejected a concerted effort by groups of conservatives and liberals alike to persuade the court that the exception to the Constitution’s double jeopardy clause is not warranted....
17:00, 2019-06-17

Dutch state partly liable for Srebrenica deaths: Supreme Court The Supreme Court of the Netherlands upheld on Friday an earlier ruling that found the Dutch state partly liable for the deaths in 1995 of 350 Bosnian Muslim men who were expelled from a U.N. base and executed at Srebrenica by Bosnian Serb forces....
11:15, 2019-07-19

Supreme Court declines to hear Oregon same-sex wedding cake case The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear a case brought by a lesbian couple who sued after an Oregon bakery refused to bake a wedding cake for them citing religious convictions....
22:15, 2019-06-17

Supreme Court To Hear P Chidambaram's Plea On Anticipatory Bail Tomorrow Former Union Minister P Chidambaram's plea challenging a Delhi High Court verdict dismissing his anticipatory bail plea in the INX Media case will be heard by the Supreme Court on Friday....
03:00, 2019-08-23

U.S. Supreme Court to hear BP unit's dispute over Montana Superfund site The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to a hear a bid by a unit of British oil major BP to avoid a lawsuit by private landowners in Montana seeking to force the company to pay for a more extensive cleanup of a Superfund hazardous waste site than what federal environmental officials had ordered....
16:45, 2019-06-10

Supreme Court could tip its hand on Roe v. Wade by taking Indiana abortion case Two laws limiting abortions passed in Indiana in 2016 are ready for review. The justices on Thursday met in a private conference to vote on whether to hear them, and an announcement is expected Tuesday....
22:30, 2019-05-27

Mitch McConnell Confirms His Brain-Melting Hypocrisy Over the Supreme Court In 2016, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell used former President Obama’s lame duck status as his excuse to block Merrick Garland’s nomination for the Supreme Court after the death of Justice Antonin Scalia....
18:15, 2019-05-29

Virginia Republicans lose in U.S. Supreme Court racial gerrymandering case The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed Republican legislators in Virginia a defeat, leaving in place a ruling that invalidated state electoral districts they drew because they weakened the clout of black voters in violation of the U.S. Constitution....
21:45, 2019-06-17

Pete Buttigieg's Supreme Court Reform Plan Is Dumb as Hell 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has a plan to overhaul the Supreme Court, and although it’s probably impossible to get any worse than the system we have now, Mayor Pete sure is giving it the old college try....
20:30, 2019-06-03

Puerto Rico’s Supreme Court Overturns Pedro Pierluisi as Governor (SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) — Puerto Rico’s Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned the swearing in of Pedro Pierluisi as the island’s governor less than a week ago, clearing the way for Justice Secretary Wanda Vázquez to take up the post after weeks of turmoil. The unanimous ruli...
23:30, 2019-08-07

Supreme Court won't review blocked Alabama law that bans most second-trimester abortions The Supreme Court will not hear arguments over a 2016 Alabama abortion law that outlaws the most common procedure used during a pregnancy's second trimester, the court said on Friday in an order....
16:30, 2019-06-28

Supreme Court to hear Comcast appeal in racial bias suit The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a bid by cable operator Comcast Corp to throw out racial bias claims accusing the company of discriminating against black-owned television channels....
17:00, 2019-06-10

'Wolf Pack' found guilty of rape by Spain's Supreme Court Five men known as the "Wolf Pack" have been sentenced to 15 years in prison for rape by Spain's Supreme Court, after more than a year of heated protests over their original, lighter conviction....
23:30, 2019-06-21

Supreme court upholds Indiana abortion law but avoids broader issue Court is splitting 7-2 on fetal remains measure but staying out of debate over limits on a woman’s right to an abortionThe US supreme court is upholding an Indiana law that requires abortion providers to dispose of aborted embryos and fetuses in the same way as human remains. But the justices are st...
10:45, 2019-05-29

She Won a Major Victory for Abortion Rights at the Supreme Court. Here’s What She Thinks About the Future of Roe Three years ago this month, on June 27, 2016, the Supreme Court ruled in the biggest abortion case in more than two decades: Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt. In a vote of 5 to 3, the Justices struck down two provisions in a Texas law as unconstitutional because they placed an “undue ...
18:15, 2019-06-17

Decision Today On Recall Of Supreme Court's Dalit Atrocities Law Order A decision on the controversial order, that allegedly diluted the stringent provisions of a law protecting Scheduled Casts and Tribes, will be taken by the Supreme Court today....
06:15, 2019-09-13

Supreme Court declines to hear case of Yemeni man detained at Guantanamo Bay The Supreme Court turned away an appeal Monday from a Yemeni man detained at Guantanamo Bay who believes he should be released because the war in Afghanistan has ended....
16:30, 2019-06-10

U.S. Supreme Court spurns Virginia Republicans in racial gerrymandering case The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed Republican legislators in Virginia a defeat, leaving in place a ruling that invalidated state electoral districts they drew because they weakened the clout of black voters in violation of the U.S. Constitution....
18:00, 2019-06-17

| US Supreme Court rules on abortion case but sidesteps wider issue The US Supreme Court has weighed in on the explosive issue of abortion, upholding part of an Indiana law that requires the remains of aborted foetuses to be cremated or buried but sidestepping a separate case on the legality of the procedure....
19:00, 2019-05-29

Supreme Court's Azar v. Allina decision is a tiny victory for the rule of law It’s easy to give up reading amid the minutiae of Monday’s Supreme Court decision, Azar v. Allina Health Services. The majority and dissenting opinions included extended parsing of often obtuse regulatory language. But something simpler and more fundamental hid beneath it all, something worth the ef...
10:15, 2019-06-04

Supreme Court declines U.S. request to speed decision on DACA case The Supreme Court declined a Trump administration request Monday to speed up its review on whether it will take up a case on the president's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program....
00:01, 2019-06-04

Supreme Court Allows Maryland Cross Honoring WWI Veterans on Public Land (WASHINGTON) — A World War I memorial in the shape of a 40-foot-tall cross can continue to stand on public land in Maryland, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday in an important decision about the use of religious symbols in American life. The justices, ruling 7-2 in favor of the cross’ back...
19:00, 2019-06-20

Supreme Court to Hear Plea Against Agusta Case Accused On Tuesday The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a plea by the Enforcement Directorate against the permission granted to Rajeev Saxena, an approver in a money laundering case related to the AgustaWestland......
09:45, 2019-06-24

Why sports betting hasn't gone nationwide yet after Supreme Court ruling A regional divide has opened as states decide whether to expand their sports gambling options after the Supreme Court allowed states to legalize it.       ...
04:15, 2019-06-24

P Chidambaram Dodges Tihar Jail As Supreme Court Extends CBI Custody Former Union Minister P Chidambaram today told the Supreme Court that he should not be sent to Delhi's Tihar Jail as he is 74 and should be protected. He should be placed under house arrest, said......
11:15, 2019-09-02

Amrapali Case: Supreme Court Orders Disbursement Of Rs 7 Crore To NBCC The Supreme Court on Monday directed disbursement of Rs 7.16 crore to state-run National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC) to complete two stalled projects of the embattled real estate group......
03:00, 2019-08-27

Supreme court rules war memorial in shape of Christian cross can stand Maryland Peace Cross commemorates first world war deadJustices rule 7-2 cross does not violate church-state separationA 40ft-tall, cross-shaped war memorial standing on public land in Maryland does not represent an impermissible government endorsement of religion, the US supreme court ruled on Thurs...
22:15, 2019-06-20

Supreme Court rules cops can draw blood from unconscious drivers Police do not need a search warrant to test the blood alcohol level of an unconscious driver, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday. The ruling was a victory for Wisconsin, upholding its law that says any person who drives on public roads automatically consents to a blood alcohol test, including someone ...
23:30, 2019-06-27

Ginsburg suggests many 'most-watched' Supreme Court cases could be decided by 1 vote Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg suggested Friday that a number of the 27 rulings left before the court’s nine-month term finishes at the end of June could be decided by a one-vote margin, according to reports....
14:30, 2019-06-08

Ram Temple Existed In Ayodhya Before Babri Mosque, Supreme Court Told The counsel for the Ram Lalla Virajman, a party in the Ayodhya land dispute, claimed in the Supreme Court on Friday that a "massive" temple of Lord Ram dating back to the second century BC existed at......
22:45, 2019-08-16

U.S. Supreme Court blocks redrawing of Ohio, Michigan electoral maps The Supreme Court on Friday blocked lower court rulings ordering Republican legislators in Michigan and Ohio to redraw U.S. congressional maps ahead of the 2020 elections, dealing a blow to Democrats who had argued that the electoral districts were intended to unlawfully diminish their political clo...
23:15, 2019-05-24

The supreme court is supposed to be a 'check' on the political process. Is it still? | Erwin Chemerinsky In two decisions announced Thursday, the court’s conservative majority dodged its duty to protect the political processThe most important role of the federal judiciary, including the supreme court, is to check the political process by enforcing the constitution. Related: Supreme court gerrymandering...
23:30, 2019-06-27

Puerto Rico thrown into turmoil as supreme court ousts new governor Move clears way for justice secretary Wanda Vázquez to succeedPedro Pierluisi was appointed by disgraced Ricardo RossellóPuerto Rico’s supreme court on Wednesday overturned the swearing-in of Pedro Pierluisi as the island’s governor less than a week ago, clearing the way for the justice secretary, W...
22:00, 2019-08-07

| Caster free to run as Swiss Supreme Court suspends IAAF ruling The Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland has ordered the IAAF to immediately suspend the implementation of the eligibility regulations against Caster Semenya....
18:30, 2019-06-03

Lindsey Graham slams Dem colleagues for brazen warning to Supreme Court Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., blasted his Democratic colleagues on Wednesday for sending a stern and unusual warning to the Supreme Court earlier this week in connection with a gun case....
01:00, 2019-08-15

Supreme Court set to decide major census, electoral maps cases The U.S. Supreme Court, approaching the end of its current term, is due to issue rulings in the coming days in major cases including the Trump administration's bid to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 census and efforts by voters to curb the partisan manipulation of electoral distri...
13:30, 2019-06-23

Historians rubbish Spanish supreme court's position on Franco's reign Critics say ruling suspending exhumation of dictator’s remains legitimises 1936 coupLeading historians have rubbished the Spanish supreme court’s claim that General Franco was head of state from October 1936, almost three years before his rebellion secured victory in the Spanish civil war.The claim ...
19:00, 2019-06-05

Ruth Bader Ginsburg completes radiation for tumor, supreme court says No evidence of disease remains after treatment for cancerous tumor on justice’s pancreasJustice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has completed a three-week course of radiation therapy for a cancerous tumor on her pancreas and there is no evidence of the disease remaining, the supreme court said Friday.The treatm...
03:45, 2019-08-24

Justice Department asks Supreme Court to clear the way for its new asylum rule The Justice Department Monday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block a federal judge's injunction on its sweeping asylum rule that would make it more difficult for immigrants from South America to claim asylum....
08:45, 2019-08-28

The Supreme Court Ruled that You Consent to a Blood Test by Driving on Roads The Supreme Court ruled on some important stuff today with significant implications for the fate of our country for decades to come. This ruling, though, may be the weirdest of the bunch:...
01:45, 2019-06-28

Supreme Court filing: Census citizenship question a GOP election strategy Advocates who oppose adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Census have filed new evidence with the U.S. Supreme Court, which they say proves the question is a strategy to get more Republicans elected....
16:30, 2019-05-31

Supreme Court upholds Indiana law requiring burial or cremation after an abortion The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued an order that will allow Indiana to enforce a law mandating the burial or cremation of fetal remains following an abortion....
21:01, 2019-05-28

Supreme Court Says Judges Are Above Politics. It May Hear a Case Testing That View. A new petition asks the court to decide whether Delaware can factor in the political affiliations of judges to try to seek ideological balance on its courts....
15:00, 2019-09-16

Irish Supreme Court rejects Facebook bid to block ECJ data case The European Court of Justice (ECJ) will hear a landmark privacy case regarding the transfer of EU citizens' data to the United States in July, after Facebook's bid to stop its referral was blocked by Ireland's Supreme Court on Friday....
13:00, 2019-05-31

Biden declines to discuss a plan B if the Supreme Court kills Obamacare "Look, this is a court that's ruled it's constitutional twice," Biden said. "We'll see. I'm not going to go down that route and speculate what's going to happen in a negative sense."...
21:45, 2019-07-16

Supreme Court removes citizenship question from 2020 census forms WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) — The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the Trump administration cannot include a question about citizenship on the 2020 census form that goes to every U.S. household, giving a win to mostly Democratic populous states that said the question would discourage legal and illegal im...
23:30, 2019-06-27

Chief Justice Writes To PM Modi, Seeks More Supreme Court Judges Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking to increase the number of judges in the Supreme Court as well as raise the retirement age of high court judges......
18:45, 2019-06-22

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens has died at age 99 AP Photo/Susan Walsh Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens has died at 99 years old. He retired in June 2010 at age 90. On the Supreme Court, he became known as an independent thinker and a voice for ordinary people against powerful interests. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more st...
10:30, 2019-07-17

Supreme Court rejects insider trading appeal brought by SAC's Martoma The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal by Mathew Martoma, a former portfolio manager for billionaire Steven A. Cohen, challenging a conviction for insider trading....
17:15, 2019-06-03

PM vs. PM: John Major argues against Boris Johnson in U.K. Supreme Court case Just as it seemed Brexit couldn’t become any more surreal, a former Conservative prime minister argued against the current Conservative prime minister in a landmark Supreme Court hearing over whether Boris Johnson broke the law in suspending Parliament....
04:15, 2019-09-20

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Iraqi man's torture-related deportation challenge The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a bid to avoid deportation by a Christian Iraqi immigrant who argued he would be tortured if sent back to his home country for a drug conviction after more than three decades in the United States....
15:00, 2019-05-21

Supreme Court upholds Indiana law that aborted fetuses be buried or cremated The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld an Indiana law that requires that aborted fetuses be buried or cremated following the procedure. ​But the justices ​refused to consider reinstating Indiana’s ban on abortions based on gender, race or disability after it was blocked by a lower court. ​The 7-2...
23:00, 2019-05-28

| Brazil Supreme Court rejects request to free ex-leader Lula Brazil's Supreme Court has rejected a request to free leftist icon Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva from prison while they consider whether the convicting judge was biased in his case....
19:00, 2019-06-27

Supreme Court allows Indiana abortion law governing disposal of fetal remains The Supreme Court on Tuesday reversed an appeals court ruling striking down an Indiana abortion law governing the disposal of fetal remains but declined to revive the state's ban on so-called discriminatory abortions....
18:00, 2019-05-28

Buckle in: Supreme Court prepares for dramatic four-week sprint to end the term The Supreme Court is entering the final rounds of a term featuring a newly solidified conservative majority that has faced off at times against the four liberal justices and seen some dramatic moments....
11:30, 2019-06-03

After Justice Dept. plea, Supreme Court yet to decide census case One day after the Trump administration asked the U.S. Supreme Court to rule on its proposal to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, justices did not immediately issue a decision Friday on the divisive case....
19:15, 2019-06-21

UK Supreme Court hears government side in vital Brexit case The British government is back at the country’s Supreme Court, arguing that Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend Parliament just weeks before Brexit day was neither improper nor illegal...
12:00, 2019-09-18

Caster Semenya appeals testosterone ruling to Swiss supreme court Athletics South Africa has also vowed to appeal a ruling by the Court of Arbitration for Sport that requires Semenya to artificially reduce her testosterone levels to compete alongside other women....
22:15, 2019-05-29

Supreme Court Gives Virginia Dems a Win in Case Over Racially Gerrymandered Districts The Supreme Court ruled 5–4 on Monday to dismiss an appeal by the GOP-majority Virginia House, with the court siding with the state’s Democrats demanding the state’s gerrymandered congressional district maps no longer be used....
04:30, 2019-06-18

Ruth Bader Ginsburg suggests supreme court will issue more 5-4 decisions Justice also described the retirement of swing vote Anthony Kennedy as ‘the event of greatest consequence’Ruth Bader Ginsburg intimated on Friday that the US supreme court will soon issue more 5-4 decisions in watershed cases. The justice also said she regarded the retirement last year of swing vote...
23:00, 2019-06-08

Top Five Supreme Court Judges To Hear Public Interest Litigation Matters With the Supreme Court all set to work in its full strength of 31 judges from July 1 after summer vacation, Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi has notified a new roster of work which said top five......
19:15, 2019-06-27

More than 1,000 US polling sites closed since supreme court ruling, report finds Top three states for closures were Texas, Arizona and GeorgiaTrend has accelerated, with 69% occurring after 2014 midtermsJurisdictions once monitored by the justice department for racially discriminatory voting practices have collectively closed more than 1,000 polling places since a watershed 2013...
01:30, 2019-09-12

Northern Irish activist seeks to join other cases in Supreme Court A Northern Irish rights campaigner whose case against Britain leaving the European Union without a deal was dismissed by Belfast's High Court on Thursday will seek to join two other challenges before the UK's Supreme Court next week....
22:30, 2019-09-12

Supreme Court Stays Fine On Vishal Dadlani, Tehseen Poonawalla The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the Punjab and Haryana High Court order imposing a fine of Rs 10 lakh each on activists Tehseen Poonawalla and music composer and singer Vishal Dadlani for mocking......
15:30, 2019-09-02

Bill To Increase Number Of Supreme Court Judges Introduced In Lok Sabha Against the backdrop of nearly 60,000 pending cases in the Supreme Court, a bill to increase the number of judges in the top court from 30 to 33 was introduced in Lok Sabha on Monday....
13:00, 2019-08-05

Supreme Court to meet behind closed doors on Thursday to discuss DACA The Supreme Court signaled on Monday that it would meet behind closed doors Thursday to discuss whether to take up a case for next term concerning the phase out of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, an Obama-era program that protects young undocumented immigrants who came to the Uni...
22:30, 2019-06-10

Centre Files Reply On Outbreak Of Encephalitis in Bihar In Supreme Court The Centre this morning filed a reply in the Supreme Court on the Acute Encephalitis Syndrome outbreak in Bihar. The government told the apex court that a 100-bedded paediatric ICU would be set up at......
11:15, 2019-07-08

Supreme Court denies insider trading appeal by SAC’s Mathew Martoma The US Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal by Mathew Martoma, a former portfolio manager for billionaire Steven A. Cohen, challenging a conviction for insider trading. The Supreme Court left in place a June 2018 ruling by the New York-based 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which found there...
17:15, 2019-06-03

At Ayodhya Hearing, Supreme Court Has A Query On Jesus's Birth Place The idea that Ayodhya was the birth place of the Lord Ram is a matter of faith and there is no evidence of it but faith at this point, the lawyer representing Ram Lalla - the infant Lord Ram - told......
22:30, 2019-08-07

Trump attacks ‘Squad,’ Mueller, fires up young conservatives in speech President Trump fired up a gathering of young conservatives on Tuesday — lashing out at “the Squad” and Robert Mueller, and repeating charges that illegal immigrants voted multiple times in California and other states. The president singled out Rep. Rashida Tlaib of Michigan, calling her “vicious” a...
01:00, 2019-07-24

Trump meets conservatives at 'free speech' social media summit President Donald Trump met with prominent conservative social media figures on Thursday at a White House forum where he is set to reiterate frustrations with big tech firms for allegedly suppressing conservative voices....
22:30, 2019-07-11

Trump rages after NYT updates story to say alleged Kavanaugh victim 'does not recall' incident The Times updated an article detailing a previously unreported accusation against Kavanaugh from when he was a Yale University student, noting that "the female student declined to be interviewed and friends say that she does not recall the incident."...
22:00, 2019-09-16

Trump asks Justice Department to 'rescue' Kavanaugh as Democrats call for impeachment U.S. President Donald Trump called on the Justice Department to come to Brett Kavanaugh's "recuse" after new information was published on allegations of sexual misconduct against the controversial Supreme Court justice....
08:30, 2019-09-16

Trump said Brett Kavanaugh 'should start suing people' over new sexual harassment allegation Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images President Donald Trump tweeted in support for Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh after a new allegation of sexual harassment surfaced against him. Trump railed against Democrats and the media hours after The New York Times reported Saturday that a former college cl...
08:00, 2019-09-16

Nadler: House panel too busy with Trump impeachment issue to investigate Kavanaugh House judiciary committee Chairman Jerry Nadler said the committee has its "hands full" working to impeach President Donald Trump and won't immediately launch an investigation into Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh....
17:30, 2019-09-17

Trump says Justice Kavanaugh should 'start suing people' after new report of sexual misconduct The comments came in response to an article in The New York Times that surfaced a previously unreported allegation of sexual misconduct from the justice's time as an undergraduate at Yale University....
18:00, 2019-09-15

Ford government files appeal to Supreme Court over carbon pricing ruling This comes after the Ontario Court of Appeal ruled in a split decision in June that the federal carbon tax is constitutional because it relates to a matter of "national concern."...
21:30, 2019-08-28

Supreme Court agrees to hear church-state dispute over public funds The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Friday to hear a case in which a Montana court ruled that religious schools can not participate in a tax credit program that reimbursed scholarship donations....
01:30, 2019-06-29

Supreme Court: WWI memorial cross doesn't violate church-state clause The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 7-2 Thursday that a large concrete cross in suburban Washington, D.C., that honors veterans of World War I does not violate the U.S. Constitution's separation of church and state....
05:30, 2019-06-21

Israelis protest plan to give Netanyahu immunity, limit Supreme Court Opposition protesters have vowed not to let Benjamin Netanyahu undermine democracy, as they rallied against plans to grant the prime minister immunity from prosecution on a series of corruption charges....
04:15, 2019-05-26

U.S. abortion rights activists blast new state bans in Supreme Court rally Hundreds of U.S. abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking the party's 2020 presidential nomination, rallied in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by legislatures in eight states....
19:15, 2019-05-21

ACLU asks Supreme Court to delay ruling on census citizenship question The American Civil Liberties Union requested the Supreme Court to delay making a decision whether the Trump administration can include a controversial question in the 2020 census form until next fall, according to court...
16:45, 2019-06-13

Supreme Court dismisses Curtis Flowers conviction over Mississippi jury bias The U.S. Supreme Court overturned the conviction and death sentence of a Mississippi killer Friday because it determined the prosecutor had a history of racial bias in selecting juries....
19:15, 2019-06-21

Britain’s Supreme Court hears challenge to Boris Johnson’s suspension of Parliament Britain’s Supreme Court opened proceedings Tuesday to decide whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson broke the law when he suspended Parliament just weeks before the U.K. is due to leave the European Union....
16:00, 2019-09-17

Supreme Court could hear first case over the opioid epidemic in suit brought by Arizona Arizona alleged that the family behind the maker of OxyContin unlawfully transferred billions of dollars over the last decade out of Purdue to enrich themselves and avoid liability for their role in the drug crisis....
22:15, 2019-08-02

Supreme Court leaves in place Pennsylvania policy supporting transgender students The court declined to review a lower-court ruling that upheld a school district policy letting transgender students use restrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identities....
00:00, 2019-05-29

Swiss supreme court gives green light to UBS client data transfer to France Switzerland's supreme court on Friday voted in favor of handing over historical data on over 40,000 UBS clients to French authorities in a landmark ruling....
17:45, 2019-07-31

Arizona Supreme Court’s new chief justice shares thoughts, goals for community TUCSON – Arizona’s new chief justice, Robert Brutinel spend Thursday afternoon sharing his thoughts about the courts’ commitment to the citizens of Arizona. Justice Brutinel was sworn into office on June 21. Prior to serving as Arizona chief justice, Brutinel spent many years in th...
00:30, 2019-07-13

States, activists hope wave of new abortion laws will get Supreme Court attention The Supreme Court returns for its next session in October, and a growing movement hopes it will soon take up one of several new abortion cases advocates believe can shake the 1973 ruling that legalized the practice....
21:30, 2019-09-09

UK parliament suspension not a matter for judges, PM Johnson's lawyer tells Supreme Court Boris Johnson's decision to suspend parliament is a political issue and not a matter for judges, a lawyer for the prime minister said on Wednesday as he sought to persuade the British Supreme Court that the five-week shutdown was lawful....
16:15, 2019-09-18

Facebook unveils charter for its ‘Supreme Court,’ where users can go to contest the company’s decisions Facebook on Tuesday unveiled its blueprint for an independent oversight board of 40 people who will review the company's decisions about the posts, photos and videos it takes down or leaves online....
23:00, 2019-09-17

How the Supreme Court's Partisan Gerrymandering Opinion Could Solidify Republican Power for Decades In a sweeping gerrymandering opinion, the Supreme Court gives GOP-controlled state legislatures the go-ahead to draw maps that preserve their own power....
05:00, 2019-06-28

U.S. Supreme Court upholds Indiana fetal burial law, spurns abortion measure The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Indiana's Republican-backed requirement that fetal remains be buried or cremated, dealing a setback to abortion provider Planned Parenthood, which had challenged the provision....
16:30, 2019-05-28

Youth climate activists to join Sweden's Thunberg in protest at U.S. Supreme Court Seven young Americans who have sued the U.S. government for failing to take action on climate change will join Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg on the steps of the Supreme Court on Wednesday to urge political leaders and lawmakers to support their legal fight and take action to phase out the use...
15:15, 2019-09-18

Caster Semenya Appeals To Swiss Supreme Court To Stop IAAF's Discrimination Against Her South African runner Caster Semenya is officially appealing the discriminatory regulations put in place to stop her from competing in her best event, the 800 meters....
14:00, 2019-05-30

Joshua Boyle trial delayed after Supreme Court ruling on sexual history The Supreme Court ordered a new trial for a man acquitted of sexual assault, saying the sexual history of the alleged victim should not have been entered into evidence....
21:45, 2019-07-02

Immigrant-rights groups ask Supreme Court to delay decision on 2020 census Immigrant-rights groups asked the Supreme Court on Wednesday to postpone ruling on their legal challenge to the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census until allegations that the query was intended to bolster Republican political advantages can be heard by a lower court....
14:45, 2019-06-13

U.S. Supreme Court due to issue rulings in major census, electoral maps cases The court, which has a 5-4 conservative majority, has 12 cases left to decide during its current term, which began in October and is expected to conclude by the end of June....
16:15, 2019-06-23

Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent treatment for tumor on pancreas, Supreme Court says Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg recently underwent a fresh round of treatment for a cancerous tumor on her pancreas, the high court said in a statement Friday. The three-week radiation treatment, performed at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, was admini...
21:00, 2019-08-24

U.S. Supreme Court tosses ruling against wedding cake bakers who rebuffed lesbians The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court ruling against the owners of an Oregon bakery who refused based on their Christian beliefs to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple in another case pitting gay rights against religious rights....
05:15, 2019-06-18

Florida gun safety group wins Supreme Court review for assault weapons ban A group of gun control activists said Monday it's collected enough petition signatures in Florida to force a review by the state Supreme Court for a proposed ballot initiative that would ban the sale of assault weapons....
02:45, 2019-06-11

U.S. Supreme Court avoids abortion question, upholds fetal burial measure The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday sent a mixed message on abortion, refusing to consider reinstating Indiana's ban on abortions performed because of fetal disability or the sex or race of the fetus while upholding the state's requirement that fetal remains be buried or cremated after the procedure i...
19:00, 2019-05-28

Supreme Court avoids abortion question, upholds fetal burial measure The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday sent a mixed message on abortion, refusing to consider reinstating Indiana's ban on abortions performed because of fetal disability or the sex or race of the fetus while upholding the state's requirement that fetal remains be buried or cremated after the procedure i...
21:00, 2019-05-28

Mitch McConnell says he would fill Supreme Court vacancy in 2020 after he refused to do it in 2016 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., would seek to confirm a Supreme Court justice if a vacancy opened next year despite vowing during President Barack Obama's presidency to block any election-year appointments....
02:15, 2019-05-30

The last time the Supreme Court was invited to overturn Roe v. Wade, a surprising majority was unwilling The 1992 ruling in Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey sets the standard by which today’s restrictive abortion laws will be judged....
02:30, 2019-05-30

Live Updates: Supreme Court To Hear Unnao Rape Case Today The Supreme Court will today take up the letter written by the Unnao teen rape survivor's family to the Chief Justice of India. The letter had alleged grave danger to them from accused BJP lawmaker......
05:01, 2019-08-01

Mexico Says It Doesn’t Agree With ‘Astonishing’ U.S. Supreme Court Order Blocking Asylum (MEXICO CITY) — Mexican Foreign Secretary Marcelo Ebrard said Thursday that Mexico’s government doesn’t agree with an “astonishing” U.S. Supreme Court order that would block migrants from countries other than Mexico and Canada from applying for asylum at U.S. borders. S...
23:30, 2019-09-12

Watch live: John Paul Stevens lies in repose at Supreme Court The body of John Paul Stevens lay in repose Monday at the Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C., where the former associate justice sat on the bench for more than three decades....
18:30, 2019-07-22

Satanic Temple to challenge Supreme Court abortion ruling on fetal remains The Satanic Temple said Tuesday it will challenge a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling that upheld an Indiana law that requires the burial or cremation of fetal remains in the name of religious freedom....
00:45, 2019-05-30

Supreme Court Will Hear Byron Allen's Racial Discrimination Suit Against Comcast If you’re suing a person or company for racial discrimination, do you need to prove that race was the sole factor for the discrimination, or merely a contributing factor? That’s the legal decision the Supreme Court will soon decide....
22:45, 2019-06-11

Supreme Court-Appointed Panel Probes Use Of Black Money In 2019 Polls Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) vice chairman Justice Arijit Pasayat on Tuesday suggested appropriate amendments in existing tax laws to curb the use of money power to win......
02:30, 2019-06-19

Sitaram Yechury Submits Details Of Kashmir Visit In Supreme Court: Report CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Monday filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court giving details of his August 29 visit to the Kashmir Valley, during which he met his ailing colleague Yusuf......
18:00, 2019-09-02

UPDATE 2-Brazil Supreme Court tilts toward Petrobras asset sales without Congress A majority of justices on Brazil's Supreme Court voted on Thursday that state-run firms do not need congressional approval to sell subsidiaries, a victory for the government of Jair Bolsonaro and state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA....
01:00, 2019-06-07

Democrats slam McConnell's stance on election-year Supreme Court opening Democrats in the U.S. Congress on Wednesday slammed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for promising to fill a Supreme Court vacancy if one occurs during the 2020 presidential election year, after he refused to do so in 2016 because of that year's upcoming election....
23:45, 2019-05-29

Mom who sued transgender daughter over medical treatment takes case to the Supreme Court A mother who sued her transgender daughter for emancipating herself and then obtaining gender transition care is bringing her case to the Supreme Court, though her daughter is no longer a party to the case....
03:15, 2019-07-25

JP Morgan, Banks Helped Amrapali Group Divert Funds: Supreme Court The court on Tuesday ordered the federal anti-money laundering agency to investigate Amrapali, based in Noida, for diverting funds overseas with the help of JPMorgan and others....
14:30, 2019-07-24

Supreme Court rules for Curtis Flowers, black man tried six times for Mississippi murders The Supreme Court on Friday ruled in favor of Curtis Flowers, a black man in Mississippi who was tried six times by the same prosecutor for a 1996 quadruple murder....
16:15, 2019-06-21

Ginsburg Hints at Sharp Divisions Ahead as Supreme Court Term Nears End Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, in remarks at a conference that included references to the census and Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh, gave liberals little reason to be optimistic....
11:15, 2019-06-10

Advocacy groups ask Supreme Court to delay ruling on census citizenship question Groups challenging the Trump administration's contentious decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census on Wednesday asked the Supreme Court to consider delaying a ruling on the issue in light of new evidence....
03:30, 2019-06-13

With Supreme Court Gerrymandering Ruling, States Left to Fight District Lines Out on Their Own (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.) — The battle for political advantage in state capitols is poised to become more intense after the U.S. Supreme Court declared that federal judges have no role in settling disputes over partisan gerrymandering. The ruling this week could empower Republicans and Democrats w...
07:01, 2019-06-29

Illinois Supreme Court Rejects Ise Appeal of CBOE's Index Option Victory Chicago, IL - September 27, 2012 - On September 26, 2012, the Illinois Supreme Court refused to hear International Securities Exchange's (ISE) appeal of the Appellate Court's May 25, 2012 decision that affirmed a permanent injunction prohibiting ISE from listing or providing an exchange market for t...
16:45, 2019-05-22

Congress Moves Supreme Court Over Bypolls For Gujarat Rajya Sabha seats The Gujarat Congress Monday moved the Supreme Court challenging the decision of the Election Commission to hold separate bypolls to two Rajya Sabha seats in the state which fell vacant due to the......
19:30, 2019-06-17

Maker of gun used in Sandy Hook massacre asks Supreme Court to block lawsuit The maker of the assault-style rifle used in the 2012 mass shooting at a Newton, Connecticut, school asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to overturn a court ruling that allowed families of the victims to sue the company over its marketing practices....
21:15, 2019-08-01

Supreme Court To Begin Daily Hearings Of Ayodhya Title Suit Today A five-judge constitution bench of the Supreme Court will begin the final hearing of the Ayodhya title suit today as mediation by a three-member panel failed to resolve the matter....
05:15, 2019-08-06

McConnell vows to fill any Supreme Court vacancy in 2020, rankling Dems Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, speaking at a luncheon on Tuesday, made clear what would happen if a Supreme Court vacancy should materialize in the midst of the 2020 election season: "Oh, we'd fill it,"...
04:45, 2019-05-29

Gorsuch sides with Supreme Court liberals on Native American treaty case Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch joined liberal justices in a 5-4 decision that upheld hunting rights for Native Americans against Wyoming under a 19th-century treaty signed before it became a state....
17:15, 2019-05-21

Mitch McConnell tells audience he would fill Supreme Court seat in 2020 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that he’d work to fill a Supreme Court seat if one came up during the 2020 presidential election — even after not filling a seat during the Obama administration in 2016. McConnell made the statement while speaking at a Paducah Chamber of Commerce e...
09:01, 2019-05-29

Minnesota Supreme Court tosses conviction of teen who insulted classmate on Twitter A Minnesota stalking law used to convict a high school student for insulting another teen on Twitter is overly broad and violates the U.S. Constitution's First Amendment guarantee of free speech, the state Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday....
02:30, 2019-06-20

Abortion-rights activists to rally at supreme court to protest new state bans Around 400 events are set to take place across the US in what groups are describing as a Stop Abortion Bans Day of ActionUS abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, are set to rally in front of the supreme court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on...
17:15, 2019-05-21

Supreme Court sides with Oregon bakery that refused to make cake for same-sex wedding The Supreme Court on Monday wiped away a ruling that went against a bakery in Oregon that refused to make a cake to celebrate the wedding for a same-sex couple....
22:15, 2019-06-17

Supreme Court Grants Bail To 33 People In Anti-Sikh Riots Case The Supreme Court Tuesday granted bail to 33 people convicted for rioting, burning houses and violation of curfew in Triokpuri area of the national capital during 1984 anti-Sikh riots....
21:30, 2019-07-23

Brazil Supreme Court minister holds up sale of Petrobras units - document Brazilian Supreme Court Minister Edson Fachin has issued a ruling that calls for the suspension of some major divestments by state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA, according to a document seen by Reuters on Monday....
19:15, 2019-05-27

UPDATE 2-Brazil Supreme Court minister holds up sale of Petrobras units A Brazilian Supreme Court judge has issued an injunction suspending some major divestments by Petroleo Brasileiro SA, according to a document seen by Reuters on Monday, possibly creating a major headache for the state-run oil firm....
03:15, 2019-05-28

Ruth Bader Ginsburg treated for malignant tumor on pancreas, Supreme Court says Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has completed three weeks of radiation therapy at a New York City hospital to treat a malignant tumor on her pancreas, the court said Friday....
21:15, 2019-08-23

Senate Republicans in Supreme Court letter accuse Dems of 'assault' on judiciary All 53 Republican senators joined together Thursday to call out their Democratic colleagues for what they described as a left-wing "assault" on judicial independence in reference to a recent brief they said amounted to a threat to pack the court....
20:00, 2019-08-29

Justice Thomas urges U.S. Supreme Court to feel free to reverse precedents Justice Clarence Thomas on Monday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to feel less bound to upholding precedent, advancing a view that if adopted by enough of his fellow justices could result in more past decisions being overruled, perhaps including the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abo...
02:00, 2019-06-18

Abortion-rights activists rally at Supreme Court to protest new state bans U.S. abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, are set to rally in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by legislatures in eight states....
16:45, 2019-05-21

Supreme Court says federal courts don’t have a role in deciding partisan gerrymandering claims The justices agreed to take the cases after lower courts determined the congressional maps in North Carolina and Maryland were so politically tilted that they violated voters’ rights....
21:30, 2019-06-27

Bill Baroni wants out of prison after Supreme Court agrees to hear Bridgegate appeal One of the figures at the center of the Bridgegate scandal wants out of federal prison now that the Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal in the case. Attorneys for former Port Authority deputy executive director Bill Baroni — who was convicted of fraud and conspiracy in November 2016 along wit...
20:30, 2019-07-01

Major companies call on U.S. Supreme Court to rule in favor of LGBT workers More than 200 U.S. companies, including Amazon , Alphabet Inc's Google , and Bank of America , on Tuesday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to rule that federal civil rights law prohibits discrimination against gay and transgender workers....
18:15, 2019-07-02

Spain's Supreme Court sentences 'Wolf Pack' to 15 years in prison for rape Spain's Supreme Court on Friday sentenced five men accused of attacking a woman in Pamplona in 2016 to 15 years in prison each for rape, overturning a previous sentence which had convicted the men of a lesser charge of sexual assault....
21:45, 2019-06-21

Supreme Court of Canada rejects Sask.’s request to delay carbon tax appeal The Saskatchewan government says the Supreme Court recently issued an order stating the appeal hearing over the carbon tax remain tentatively set for Jan.14....
04:30, 2019-08-31

Israelis protest moves to grant Netanyahu immunity, limit Supreme Court Thousands of Israelis protested on Saturday against legislative steps that could grant Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu immunity from prosecution and limit the power of the country's Supreme Court....
01:15, 2019-05-26

Supreme Court rules for black death row inmate over prosecutor’s racial bias WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court Thursday reversed the conviction of a Mississippi death row inmate who said the state prosecutor repeatedly kicked black people off the jury each time he was tried for the same murders. “Equal justice under law requires a criminal trial free of racial discri...
04:45, 2019-06-22

Supreme Court declines to hear challenge to transgender restroom policy in Pennsylvania The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear a legal challenge to a Pennsylvania school district's policy that allows transgender students to use whichever restroom they identify with....
03:45, 2019-05-29

Lawyers for Massachusetts woman who encouraged boyfriend’s suicide appeal to Supreme Court Lawyers for the Massachusetts woman who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter for encouraging her suicidal boyfriend to kill himself urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to throw out her conviction because it violated her right to free speech.    ...
13:15, 2019-07-09

Supreme Court Seeks Responses Over Aadhaar-Social Media Linking Cases The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a notice to the Centre and others seeking their response on Facebook's plea to transfer four cases from three High Courts to itself....
17:00, 2019-08-20

Trump signs order to make goods more American President Donald Trump is requiring products "Made in America" to be made using more American components if they are to be used by the government. (July 15)        ...
23:45, 2019-07-15

Trump: U.S. to levy new 10% tariff on $300B of Chinese goods President Donald Trump on Thursday announced plans to levy an additional 10 percent in tariffs on China one day after the two countries concluded a round of trade talks in Shanghai....
00:45, 2019-08-02

Trump announces more tariffs on goods made in China The US plans to add more tariffs to Chinese imports starting September 1st. President Donald Trump made the announcement on Twitter, stating the nation would impose a 10 percent tariff on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods, in addition to an existin......
07:00, 2019-08-02

US To Slap 10% Tariff On $300 Billion More In Chinese Goods: Trump President Donald Trump announced Thursday he will hit China with punitive tariffs on another $300 billion in goods, escalating his trade war after accusing Beijing of reneging on more promises....
05:45, 2019-08-02

Trump threatens China with tariffs on further $300 billion of goods U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to hit China with tariffs on "at least" another $300 billion worth of Chinese goods but said he thought both China and Mexico wanted to make deals in their trade disputes with the United States....
14:00, 2019-06-06

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi on Trump: 'If the goods are there, you must impeach' U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday said that if Democrats' multiple investigations of President Donald Trump find significant wrongdoing, the chamber would have to move to impeach him....
18:30, 2019-06-19

Trump threatens China with tariffs on a further $300 billion of goods U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to hit China with tariffs on "at least" another $300 billion worth of Chinese goods but said he thought both China and Mexico wanted to make deals in their trade disputes with the United States....
10:45, 2019-06-06

Trump: U.S. will hit $300 billion worth of Chinese goods with 10% tariff U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would impose an additional 10% tariff on $300 billion worth of Chinese imports starting Sept. 1, as talks aimed at easting tensions between the world's two largest economies continue....
20:30, 2019-08-01

Trump's 15% tariffs on $112 billion in Chinese goods take effect The Trump administration's latest round of tariffs on Chinese imports took effect Sunday, raising prices Americans pay for clothes, shoes, sporting goods and other consumer goods ahead of the holiday shopping season....
12:45, 2019-09-01

Pelosi rules out a censure of Trump: ‘If the goods are there, you must impeach’ Some Democratic lawmakers have been looking for a less divisive alternative to impeachment to address possible obstruction of the special counsel’s investigation....
20:45, 2019-06-19

Trump Says He Will Raise Existing Tariffs on Chinese Goods to 30% The president said he would raise tariffs on $250 billion worth of Chinese imports to 30 percent and would start the next $300 billion at a rate of 15 percent....
02:15, 2019-08-24

Trump Says Kavanaugh ‘Being Assaulted’ After New York Times Revises a Report on New Sexual Misconduct Allegation (NEW YORK) — President Donald Trump on Monday said Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh is under assault, following a New York Times story about a sexual misconduct allegation that was revised to reflect that the alleged victim couldn’t recall the incident. The newspaper has also apolog...
00:00, 2019-09-17

U.S. Supreme Court upholds Maryland 'peace cross' in church and state test case A 40-foot-tall (12 meters) cross-shaped war memorial standing on public land in Maryland does not represent an impermissible government endorsement of religion, the Supreme Court ruled on Thursday in a major decision testing the boundaries of the U.S. Constitution's separation of church and state....
17:15, 2019-06-20

It’s Almost Decision Time for the US Supreme Court, With Questions Regarding Census 2020 and Gerrymandering High on the List With the start of each June, the countdown begins to when the Supreme Court is expected to hand down decisions in cases that came before them in the term, and among the biggest items this term were cases involving census 2020 and partisan gerrymandering....
13:30, 2019-06-08

CNN's Chris Cuomo blasts McConnell over Supreme Court comment, tries to encourage viewers to vote him out CNN anchor Chris Cuomo closed his show on Tuesday night slamming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, over his SCOTUS remarks, comparing him to a "fever rash" and suggested to his viewers he should be voted out of office. ...
01:30, 2019-05-30

Arizona Supreme Court rules in favor of Phoenix business based on religious beliefs PHOENIX – Monday morning, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled in favor 4-3 that business owners can refuse service to same-sex couples based on their religious beliefs. It basically means business owners have the right to choose who they do business with. Brush & Nib Studio first began as a conver...
04:30, 2019-09-17

Satanic Temple to defy law upheld by Supreme Court mandating burial of fetal remains The Satanic Temple said it will challenge a recent Supreme Court ruling requiring the burial or cremation of fetal remains, alleging that it violates the group’s religious liberty....
07:30, 2019-05-30