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  • Supreme Court to take up LGBT job discrimination cases

    Supreme Court to take up LGBT job discrimination cases

    U.S. Court Watch 04/22/2019

    The Supreme Court is taking on a major test of LGBT rights in cases that look at whether federal civil rights law bans job discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.The justices said Monday they will hear cases involving p...

  • Supreme Court asked to void Louisiana abortion clinic law

    Supreme Court asked to void Louisiana abortion clinic law

    National 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...

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

    6 appear in court on charges they sent mosque attack images

    Legal Compliance 04/15/2019

    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...

  • South Korean court orders easing of decades-old abortion ban

    South Korean court orders easing of decades-old abortion ban

    Legal Compliance 04/12/2019

    In a major reversal, South Korea's Constitutional Court on Thursday ordered the easing of the country's decades-old ban on most abortions, one of the strictest in the developed world.Abortions have been largely illegal in South Korea since 1953, thou...

  • Court finds WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange guilty

    Court finds WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange guilty

    Law Review 04/10/2019

    Court in Britain finds WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange guilty of breaching his bail conditions.Police arrested Assange at the Ecuadorian embassy in London on Thursday, after the South American nation decided to revoke the political asylum that had g...

  • Court sides with Wisconsin governor in appointment fight

    Court sides with Wisconsin governor in appointment fight

    National Legal News 04/08/2019

    A Wisconsin appeals court sided with Democratic Gov. Tony Evers on Tuesday, ruling that he had the authority to withdraw appointments made by then-Gov. Scott Walker and approved by Republicans during a lame-duck legislative session.The state's 3rd Di...

  • Parkland sheriff removal case heads to Florida Supreme Court

    Parkland sheriff removal case heads to Florida Supreme Court

    Legal Compliance 04/06/2019

    A lawsuit claiming Florida's governor improperly suspended a county sheriff for failing to prevent last year's Parkland school shooting is going directly to the Florida Supreme Court.The Fourth District Court of Appeal transferred the case to the sta...

  • Spacey’s lawyers returning to court in bar groping case

    Spacey’s lawyers returning to court in bar groping case

    Law Review 04/04/2019

    A judge will consider motions filed by lawyers for Kevin Spacey, who’s charged with groping an 18-year-old man on Nantucket in 2016.The Oscar-winning former “House of Cards” actor won’t be present for Thursday’s hearing ...

  • After shocking NY arrest, Avenatti faces court in California

    After shocking NY arrest, Avenatti faces court in California

    Legal Compliance 04/01/2019

    A week after Michael Avenatti’s shocking arrest in New York, the attorney famous for representing porn star Stormy Daniels in legal battles against President Donald Trump will be back in federal court Monday to face fraud charges in California....

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

    Australian man loses bullying-by-breaking wind court case

    National 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...

  • Group takes oil refinery fight to North Dakota's high court

    Group takes oil refinery fight to North Dakota's high court

    U.S. Court Watch 03/28/2019

    An environmental group is taking its battle against an oil refinery being developed near Theodore Roosevelt National Park to the North Dakota Supreme Court.The National Parks Conservation Association argued in its Wednesday filing that an air quality...

  • Man charged with killing missing girl's mom due in court

    Man charged with killing missing girl's mom due in court

    Legal Compliance 03/24/2019

    A man accused of killing the mother of his child in Milwaukee is due in court. WITI-TV reports that 34-year-old Dariaz Higgins has a preliminary hearing scheduled Monday.Higgins is accused of fatally shooting 24-year-old Sierra Robinson and wounding ...