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  •  6 appear in court on charges they sent mosque attack images

    6 appear in court on charges they sent mosque attack images

    Opinion 04/08/2019

    Six people appeared in a New Zealand court Monday on charges they illegally redistributed the video a gunman livestreamed as he shot worshippers at two mosques last month.Christchurch District Court Judge Stephen O’Driscoll denied bail to busin...

  • Demonstrators gather for Heathrow expansion court challenge

    Demonstrators gather for Heathrow expansion court challenge

    Opinion 03/06/2019

    A challenge against British government plans to expand Heathrow Airport through the construction of a third runway has begun in one of the country's highest courts.A coalition of local councils, environmentalists and London residents claim the govern...

  • Court tosses permit for pipeline to cross Appalachian Trail

    Court tosses permit for pipeline to cross Appalachian Trail

    Opinion 12/14/2018

    A permit for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline to cross two national forests, including parts of the Appalachian Trail, was thrown out Thursday by a federal appeals court that harshly criticized regulators for approving the proposal.A three-judge panel of ...

  • US Supreme Court declines to hear Drew Peterson's appeal

    US Supreme Court declines to hear Drew Peterson's appeal

    Opinion 09/27/2018

    The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear former Chicago-area police officer Drew Peterson's appeal of his murder conviction in the drowning death of his third wife.The Chicago Sun-Times reports the high court refused Monday to take up Peterson's b...

  • Tennessee high court refuses to block looming execution

    Tennessee high court refuses to block looming execution

    Opinion 08/07/2018

    The Tennessee Supreme Court has refused to stay Thursday's scheduled execution of a convicted child killer while the state's new lethal injection protocol continues to be challenged on appeal.The order brings Tennessee within days of killing Billy Ra...

  • Subordinate courts in Telangana sit on pile of cases

    Subordinate courts in Telangana sit on pile of cases

    Opinion 07/22/2018

    Apart from the Hyderabad High Court, there is a heavy pendency of cases in the district and subordinate courts of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh as well. While in Telangana at least 4.9 lakh cases — both civil and criminal — are pending, in...

  • Feds say ex-firm of Stormy Daniels' lawyer owes unpaid taxes

    Feds say ex-firm of Stormy Daniels' lawyer owes unpaid taxes

    Opinion 07/01/2018

    The Justice Department says Stormy Daniels' lawyer, Michael Avenatti, made "misrepresentations" in a bankruptcy case involving his former law firm that owes more than $440,000 in unpaid federal taxes.Avenatti's former firm, Eagan Avenatti LLP, had ag...

  • NY high court nixes Trump's bid to delay defamation suit

    NY high court nixes Trump's bid to delay defamation suit

    Opinion 06/15/2018

    New York's highest court on Thursday turned down President Donald Trump's latest bid to delay a defamation suit filed by a former "Apprentice" contestant who accused him of unwanted groping and kissing.The ruling by the state Court of Appeals didn't ...

  •  Gamers in court for first time after Kansas 'swatting' death

    Gamers in court for first time after Kansas 'swatting' death

    Opinion 06/12/2018

    Two online gamers whose alleged dispute over a $1.50 Call of Duty WWII video game bet ultimately led police to fatally shoot a Kansas man not involved in the argument will make their first appearances in court Wednesday in a case of "swatting" that h...

  •  Supreme Court strikes down Minnesota's voter clothing law

    Supreme Court strikes down Minnesota's voter clothing law

    Opinion 06/11/2018

    The Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a Minnesota law that barred voters in the state from wearing a wide range of political hats, T-shirts and pins to the polls.Minnesota had defended its law as a reasonable restriction that keeps order at polli...

  •  UK Supreme Court criticizes Northern Ireland abortion laws

    UK Supreme Court criticizes Northern Ireland abortion laws

    Opinion 06/07/2018

    Britain's Supreme Court on Thursday criticized Northern Ireland's strict anti-abortion laws but dismissed a legal challenge.A majority of the court decided that the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission, which initiated the case, did not have the ...

  • Ohio court's visitor center adds plaster cast of Harding

    Ohio court's visitor center adds plaster cast of Harding

    Opinion 05/19/2018

    A plaster cast used to create a sculpture of President Warren G. Harding found at the Ohio Supreme Court is on display in the building's visitor education center.The likeness was donated by the former president's family.It was used to create the scul...