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  • German Court: Kuwait Airways Can Refuse Israeli Passengers

    German Court: Kuwait Airways Can Refuse Israeli Passengers

    Legal Review 11/20/2017

    A German court ruled Thursday that Kuwait's national airline didn't have to transport an Israeli citizen because the carrier would face legal repercussions at home if it did.The Frankfurt state court noted in its decision that Kuwait Airways is not a...

  • South Korean court sentences Samsung heir to 5 years prison

    South Korean court sentences Samsung heir to 5 years prison

    Legal Review 09/01/2017

    A South Korean court sentenced the billionaire chief of Samsung to five years in prison for crimes that helped topple the country’s president, a stunning downfall that could freeze up decision making at a global electronics powerhouse long run like a...

  •  Supreme Court justice blocks ruling on redrawing Texas districts

    Supreme Court justice blocks ruling on redrawing Texas districts

    Legal Review 09/01/2017

    U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito on Monday temporarily halted enforcement of a lower-court ruling that required two Texas congressional districts to be redrawn. Responding to an appeal by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, Alito halted action ...

  • Open records policy set for administrative court records

    Open records policy set for administrative court records

    Legal Review 08/17/2017

    Kentucky's Supreme Court justices have approved an open records policy to guide how the public accesses administrative records in the state court system.State officials say the first open records policy for the Administrative Office of the Courts tak...

  • Groups sue seeking court oversight of Chicago police reforms

    Groups sue seeking court oversight of Chicago police reforms

    Legal Review 06/15/2017

    Several leading community groups filed a class-action lawsuit against the city of Chicago Wednesday in a bid to bypass or even scuttle a draft agreement between the city and the U.S. Department of Justice that seeks to reform the nation's second larg...

  • Trump visiting Supreme Court as justices weigh travel ban

    Trump visiting Supreme Court as justices weigh travel ban

    Legal Review 06/15/2017

    President Donald Trump is making his first Supreme Court visit at a moment of high legal drama. The justices are weighing what to do with the president's ban on travelers from six mostly Muslim countries. But the reason for his high court trip Thursd...

  • Court: Ohio E-School Can't Delay Repayment of $60M to State

    Court: Ohio E-School Can't Delay Repayment of $60M to State

    Legal Review 06/11/2017

    ECOT's reported enrollment of 15,000 Ohio students makes it one of the largest online charter schools in the U.S.Democrats jumped on the court's decision to pile criticism on the school, which has struggled for years against attacks on its enrollment...

  • Playboy model who shot nude of unwitting woman due in court

    Playboy model who shot nude of unwitting woman due in court

    Legal Review 05/24/2017

    A Playboy centerfold who ignited a backlash of criticism when she secretly snapped a photo of a naked 71-year-old woman in a locker room and posted it online mocking the woman's body is expected to appear in court Wednesday to resolve a criminal char...

  • Supreme Court bans Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia

    Supreme Court bans Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia

    Legal Review 04/23/2017

    Russia's Supreme Court has banned the Jehovah's Witnesses from operating in the country, accepting a request from the justice ministry that the religious organization be considered an extremist group.The court ordered the closure of the group's Russi...

  • S Korea's Park questioned at court hearing on arrest request

    S Korea's Park questioned at court hearing on arrest request

    Legal Review 04/03/2017

    South Korea's disgraced ex-President Park Geun-hye was being questioned Thursday by a court that will decide if she should be arrested over corruption allegations that have already toppled her from power. Live TV footage earlier showed a stern-lookin...

  • Appeals court won't re-hear the 'dusky gopher frog' case

    Appeals court won't re-hear the 'dusky gopher frog' case

    Legal Review 02/15/2017

    Advocates for an endangered species of frog have won a victory in a case that's headed for the U.S. Supreme Court.A federal appeals court in New Orleans has refused to revive an environmental case involving the "dusky gopher frog."Last year, a three-...

  • Philippine president's drug crackdown faces court challenge

    Philippine president's drug crackdown faces court challenge

    Legal Review 01/30/2017

    A survivor of a Philippine police raid that killed four other drug suspects asked the Supreme Court Thursday to stop such operations and help him obtain police records to prove his innocence in a test case against the president's bloody crackdown.&nb...