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  • Justices return for season of big decisions, amid campaign

    Justices return for season of big decisions, amid campaign

    Verdicts & Settlements 02/19/2020

    For a Supreme Court that says it has an allergy to politics, the next few months might require a lot of tissues.The court is poised to issue campaign-season decisions in the full bloom of spring in cases dealing with President Donald Trump’s ta...

  • Colorado baker who sparked Supreme Court case has book deal

    Colorado baker who sparked Supreme Court case has book deal

    State Bar & Other Associations 01/29/2020

    The Colorado baker whose refusal to design a wedding cake for a gay couple led to a landmark Supreme Court ruling and made him a conservative hero now has a book deal.Jack Phillips' memoir, currently untitled, will be released this summer by Salem Bo...

  • Lawyers' group asks Supreme Court to review 'Serial' case

    Lawyers' group asks Supreme Court to review 'Serial' case

    State Bar & Other Associations 09/20/2019

    The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers has asked the Supreme Court to review the case of a Maryland man convicted in a case chronicled on the podcast "Serial."News outlets report the group filed an amicus brief in the case of Adnan Syed...

  • EU court: Dutch tax deal with Starbucks is legal

    EU court: Dutch tax deal with Starbucks is legal

    Verdicts & Settlements 09/17/2019

    A European Union court overturned Tuesday a ruling by the European Commission that a tax deal between the Dutch government and Starbucks amounted to illegal state support for the coffee giant.Dutch authorities had clawed back 25.7 million euros ($28 ...

  • Brazil's supreme court votes to make homophobia a crime

    Brazil's supreme court votes to make homophobia a crime

    Verdicts & Settlements 06/14/2019

    Brazil's supreme court officially made homophobia and transphobia crimes similar to racism on Thursday, with the final justices casting their votes in a ruling that comes amid fears the country's far-right administration is seeking to roll back LGBT ...

  • No-cost birth control, now the norm, faces court challenges

    No-cost birth control, now the norm, faces court challenges

    Paralegal Resources 01/17/2019

    Millions of American women are receiving birth control at no cost to them through workplace health plans, the result of the Obama-era Affordable Care Act, which expanded access to contraception.The Trump administration sought to allow more employers ...

  • South African court says marijuana use in private is legal

    South African court says marijuana use in private is legal

    State Bar & Other Associations 09/16/2018

    South Africa's top court says adults can use marijuana in private. The Constitutional Court on Tuesday upheld a provincial court's ruling in a case involving Gareth Prince, who advocates the decriminalization of the drug.Prince says cannabis should b...

  • Senator asks court to declare Duterte arrest order illegal

    Senator asks court to declare Duterte arrest order illegal

    Paralegal Resources 09/04/2018

    A Philippine senator who has taken refuge in the Senate to avoid an arrest order by President Rodrigo Duterte asked the Supreme Court on Thursday to declare the order illegal and called on the military to defy it.Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV, Duterte's ...

  •  Court says convicted serial rapist should be released

    Court says convicted serial rapist should be released

    Verdicts & Settlements 07/15/2018

    A convicted serial rapist should be allowed to be released into the community under supervision, the Minnesota state Court of Appeals ruled Monday, saying the state did not prove by clear and convincing evidence that Thomas Duvall should remain in tr...

  • Missouri court gives jolt of life to long Midwest power line

    Missouri court gives jolt of life to long Midwest power line

    United States Courts 07/14/2018

    A proposal for a high-voltage power line carrying wind energy across the Midwest received a jolt of new life Tuesday as the Missouri Supreme Court ruled that state regulators had wrongly rejected it.The ruling is a major victory in the quest by Clean...

  •  Court says convicted serial rapist should be released

    Court says convicted serial rapist should be released

    Verdicts & Settlements 07/12/2018

    A convicted serial rapist should be allowed to be released into the community under supervision, the Minnesota state Court of Appeals ruled Monday, saying the state did not prove by clear and convincing evidence that Thomas Duvall should remain in tr...

  • U.S. Courts of Appeals

    U.S. Courts of Appeals

    United States Courts 07/30/2017

    There are 13 appellate courts that sit below the U.S. Supreme Court, and they are called the U.S. Courts of Appeals. The 94 federal judicial districts are organized into 12 regional circuits, each of which has a court of appeals.  The appellate ...

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