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  • Supreme Court asked to void Louisiana abortion clinic law

    Supreme Court asked to void Louisiana abortion clinic law

    Daily Legal News 04/18/2019

    A Louisiana abortion clinic is asking the Supreme Court to strike down regulations that could leave the state with just one clinic.A divided high court had previously agreed to block the law pending a full review of the case.An appeal being filed wit...

  • US revokes visa for International Court prosecutor Bensouda

    US revokes visa for International Court prosecutor Bensouda

    Daily Legal News 04/05/2019

    The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court said Friday that her U.S. visa has been revoked, in what appears to a crackdown on the global tribunal by the Trump administration.In a statement confirming the revocation, Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda&...

  • Australian man loses bullying-by-breaking wind court case

    Australian man loses bullying-by-breaking wind court case

    Daily Legal News 03/29/2019

    An Australian appeals court on Friday dismissed a bullying case brought by an engineer who accused his former supervisor of repeatedly breaking wind toward him.The Victoria state Court of Appeal upheld a Supreme Court judge's ruling that even if engi...

  • Ohio Republicans defending state congressional map in court

    Ohio Republicans defending state congressional map in court

    Daily Legal News 03/11/2019

    Attorneys for Ohio Republican officials will call witnesses this week to defend the state's congressional map.A federal trial enters its second week Monday in a lawsuit by voter rights groups that say the current seats resulted from "an unconstitutio...

  • Supreme Court seems inclined to retain cross on public land

    Supreme Court seems inclined to retain cross on public land

    Daily Legal News 03/01/2019

    The Supreme Court seemed inclined Wednesday to rule that a 40-foot-tall cross that stands on public land in Maryland is constitutional, but shy away from a sweeping ruling.The case the justices heard arguments in is being closely watched because it i...

  • Court upholds car rental tax imposed in Maricopa County

    Court upholds car rental tax imposed in Maricopa County

    Daily Legal News 02/26/2019

    The Arizona Supreme Court on Monday upheld a car rental tax surcharge that’s imposed in Maricopa County to pay for building a professional football stadium and other sports and recreational facilities, marking the second time an appeals court h...

  • Supreme Court returns to gun rights for 1st time in 9 years'

    Supreme Court returns to gun rights for 1st time in 9 years'

    Daily Legal News 01/23/2019

    The Supreme Court said Tuesday it will take up its first gun rights case in nine years, a challenge to New York City’s prohibition on carrying a licensed, locked and unloaded handgun outside the city limits.The court’s decision to hear th...

  • Freed by court, Pakistani Christian woman still a prisoner

    Freed by court, Pakistani Christian woman still a prisoner

    Daily Legal News 01/17/2019

    release from death row, awaiting a final ruling on her fate.She spends her days in seclusion for fear of being targeted by angry mobs clamoring for her death. In her hideout, she longs for her children who were taken to Canada for their safety.Pakist...

  • Chief justice details efforts to combat workplace misconduct

    Chief justice details efforts to combat workplace misconduct

    Daily Legal News 01/02/2019

    Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts is using his annual report on the federal judiciary to highlight the steps the branch has taken to combat inappropriate conduct in the workplace.In December 2017, Roberts asked that a working group be put toge...

  • Prominent Chinese rights lawyer tried in closed proceedings

    Prominent Chinese rights lawyer tried in closed proceedings

    Daily Legal News 12/26/2018

    The trial of a prominent human rights lawyer began in northern China on Wednesday with about two dozen plainclothes officers stationed outside a courthouse and at least one supporter taken away by police.Reporters, foreign diplomats and supporters we...

  • Cancer the latest health woe for resilient Justice Ginsburg

    Cancer the latest health woe for resilient Justice Ginsburg

    Daily Legal News 12/24/2018

    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is resting in a New York hospital following surgery to remove two malignant growths in her left lung, the third time the Supreme Court’s oldest justice has been treated for cancer and her second stay in a hospital in...

  • New voter ID law immediately challenged in N Carolina court

    New voter ID law immediately challenged in N Carolina court

    Daily Legal News 12/20/2018

    The North Carolina law detailing a new voter photo identification requirement got challenged in court Wednesday mere moments after the Republican-led General Assembly completed the override of Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of the measure.Six vote...