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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

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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....

  • 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 ...

  • Supreme Court: Google class-action case should be revisited

    Supreme Court: Google class-action case should be revisited

    Legal Compliance 03/20/2019

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed a lower court to take another look at a lawsuit that involved Google and privacy concerns and ended in a class-action settlement.The high court said in an unsigned opinion that a lower court should address whet...

  • Supreme Court to consider Louisiana's non-unanimous juries

    Supreme Court to consider Louisiana's non-unanimous juries

    Legal Compliance 03/18/2019

    The Supreme Court will consider banning non-unanimous juries in criminal cases in Louisiana, the only state that still allows them.The justices said Monday they will hear an appeal from a man who was convicted of second-degree murder by a jury's 10-2...

  • Ohio Republicans defending state congressional map in court

    Ohio Republicans defending state congressional map in court

    Legal Compliance 03/11/2019

    Attorneys for Ohio Republican officials will call witnesses this week to defend the state's congressional map.A federal trial enters its second week Monday in a lawsuit by voter rights groups that say the current seats resulted from "an unconstitutio...

  • Court: $700M judgment against North Carolina still unpaid

    Court: $700M judgment against North Carolina still unpaid

    Legal Compliance 03/06/2019

    A North Carolina judge has affirmed that a court judgment issued more than 10 years ago stating school districts are owed over $700 million in civil penalties from several state agencies is still nearly all unpaid.The order signed Wednesday by Wake S...

  • Court upholds car rental tax imposed in Maricopa County

    Court upholds car rental tax imposed in Maricopa County

    Legal Compliance 02/26/2019

    The Arizona Supreme Court on Monday upheld a car rental tax surcharge that’s imposed in Maricopa County to pay for building a professional football stadium and other sports and recreational facilities, marking the second time an appeals court h...

  • Ginsburg makes 1st public appearance since cancer surgery

    Ginsburg makes 1st public appearance since cancer surgery

    Legal Compliance 02/05/2019

    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is making her first public appearance since undergoing lung cancer surgery in December.The 85-year-old Ginsburg is attending a concert at a museum a few blocks from the White House that is being given by her ...

  • Pakistan court to review acquittal in blasphemy trial

    Pakistan court to review acquittal in blasphemy trial

    Legal Compliance 01/28/2019

    The lawyer of a Pakistani Christian woman who spent eight years on death row for charges of blasphemy vowed to secure her freedom when the country's Supreme Court meets Tuesday to reconsider an acquittal announced last year.Aasia Bibi was released fr...