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  • Catalan politicians in Spanish court in secession probe

    Catalan politicians in Spanish court in secession probe

    Practice Focuses 02/20/2018

    Two prominent Catalan politicians are testifying before a Supreme Court judge for their roles in holding a banned independence referendum and making an illegal declaration of independence based on its results.Judicial police have identified left-repu...

  • Courts: Bail reform working, but sustainable funding needed

    Courts: Bail reform working, but sustainable funding needed

    Business Law 02/19/2018

    The number of defendants being held before trial since New Jersey overhauled its bail system last year dropped by 20 percent, but the judge overseeing the program says it faces financial difficulties.A report submitted last week by Judge Glenn Grant,...

  • Maldives court delays reinstating pro-opposition lawmakers

    Maldives court delays reinstating pro-opposition lawmakers

    Court Watch 02/18/2018

    The Supreme Court of the Maldives delayed its order Sunday reinstating 12 pro-opposition lawmakers ahead of a key parliamentary sitting, the latest political turmoil to roil the island nation.Opposition lawmaker Ahmed Mahloof said the government may ...

  • GOP to take new congressional map to court

    GOP to take new congressional map to court

    Court Watch 02/16/2018

    Republicans say they’ll go to federal court this week to try to block new court-ordered boundaries of Pennsylvania’s congressional districts from remaining in effect for 2018’s elections.Top Senate Republican lawyer Drew Crompton sa...

  • Inmate in landmark Supreme Court case denied parole

    Inmate in landmark Supreme Court case denied parole

    Court Watch 02/16/2018

    A 71-year-old Louisiana inmate whose case led to a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision on juvenile-offender sentences was denied parole Monday, more than a half-century after he killed a sheriff's deputy at age 17.A three-member panel from the state...

  • Afghans submitted 1.17 million war crimes claims to court

    Afghans submitted 1.17 million war crimes claims to court

    International 02/14/2018

    Since the International Criminal Court began collecting material three months ago for a possible war crimes case involving Afghanistan, it has gotten a staggering 1.17 million statements from Afghans who say they were victims.The statements include a...

  • Beleaguered gunmaker Remington points to bankruptcy court

    Beleaguered gunmaker Remington points to bankruptcy court

    Bankruptcy Law 02/13/2018

    Remington, the gunmaker beset by falling sales and lawsuits tied to the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, has reached a financing deal that would allow it to continue operating as it files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.The maker of the Bu...

  •  Wisconsin Supreme Court primary will leave just 2

    Wisconsin Supreme Court primary will leave just 2

    Court Watch 02/11/2018

    The latest battle over the ideological balance of the Wisconsin Supreme Court plays out in the Feb. 20 primary, where one of three candidates will be eliminated ahead of a spring election.Partisan politics have weighed heavy over weeks of campaigning...

  • Court: Ex-West Virginia judge ineligible for benefits

    Court: Ex-West Virginia judge ineligible for benefits

    Employment Law 02/10/2018

    The West Virginia Supreme Court has ruled a former judge serving a corruption sentence and his ex-wife are not eligible for public retirement benefits.The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports the court Friday affirmed a 2017 ruling from Kanawha County cir...

  • Kushner firm seeks court change to keep partners secret

    Kushner firm seeks court change to keep partners secret

    Court Watch 02/09/2018

    The family real estate company once run by presidential adviser Jared Kushner is shifting a federal court case to a new venue so it won't have to reveal the identities of foreign partners behind some of its real estate projects. With a deadline appro...

  •  Court: Idaho nuclear waste documents won't be made public

    Court: Idaho nuclear waste documents won't be made public

    Legal Business 02/08/2018

    U.S. officials don't have to provide details about proposed shipments of extremely radioactive spent commercial nuclear fuel to the country's top government nuclear research laboratory in Idaho, a federal court has ruled.The ruling was a major setbac...

  • Supreme Court blocks some redrawn North Carolina districts

    Supreme Court blocks some redrawn North Carolina districts

    Court Watch 02/07/2018

    The U.S. Supreme Court told North Carolina officials late Tuesday they must use some but not all of the state's legislative districts that other federal judges redrew for this year's elections.The justices partially granted the request of Republican ...