Recent Updates

  • Nevada Supreme Court taking up execution case

    Nevada Supreme Court taking up execution case

    U.S. Court Watch 08/10/2018

    The Nevada Supreme Court has stepped in to decide whether drug companies can try to stop the state from using their medications in a twice-postponed lethal injection of a condemned inmate who wants to die.A state court judge in Las Vegas cancelled he...

  • Top Pakistan court bars former minister from holding office

    Top Pakistan court bars former minister from holding office

    U.S. Court Watch 08/01/2018

    Pakistan's top court has barred the former deputy interior minister from holding office for the next five years for insulting judges in a speech earlier this year.Thursday's ruling by the Supreme Court says Talal Chaudhry, who was deputy interior min...

  • Court questions whether Maine has money to expand Medicaid

    Court questions whether Maine has money to expand Medicaid

    U.S. Court Watch 07/19/2018

    Maine's high court is weighing whether to allow the LePage administration to continue to block federal funding for voter-approved Medicaid expansion.    Justices on Wednesday heard the administration's arguments against a court order r...

  • Teens head to court for stealing cop's gun

    Teens head to court for stealing cop's gun

    U.S. Court Watch 07/14/2018

    Three Massachusetts teenagers charged with stealing a gun from a retired police officer are heading to court.The Sun of Lowell reports that the boys, all age 15 or 16, are scheduled to appear in Lawrence Juvenile Court on Monday to answer to charges ...

  • Courts finds suspect in neo-Nazi trial guilty of 10 killings

    Courts finds suspect in neo-Nazi trial guilty of 10 killings

    U.S. Court Watch 07/10/2018

    A German court on Wednesday found the main defendant in a high-profile neo-Nazi trial guilty over the killing of 10 people - most of them migrants - who were gunned down between 2000 and 2007 in a case that shocked Germany and prompted accusations of...

  • Police shooting of boy spurs more protests, appeals

    Police shooting of boy spurs more protests, appeals

    U.S. Court Watch 06/23/2018

    Protesters demonstrated Friday for a third day over the fatal police shooting in Pennsylvania of an unarmed black teen fleeing a traffic stop as they sought to get the attention of a nation engrossed by the immigration debate, and to pressure officia...

  • Palin's son moves to court program after assaulting father

    Palin's son moves to court program after assaulting father

    U.S. Court Watch 06/20/2018

    Track Palin was formally accepted into a diversion court program Tuesday after assaulting his father, the former first gentleman of the state of Alaska, so severely it left him bleeding from the head.Palin, the son of 2008 Republican vice presidentia...

  • Outgoing Indiana Senate president gets major law firm job

    Outgoing Indiana Senate president gets major law firm job

    U.S. Court Watch 06/19/2018

    The outgoing Republican leader of the Indiana Senate is taking a new job at a high-power law firm.Senate President Pro Tem David Long of Fort Wayne joined Ice Miller as a partner on Friday. He is joining the firm's public affairs wing.The firm says h...

  •  Clicking 'checkout' could cost more after Supreme Court case

    Clicking 'checkout' could cost more after Supreme Court case

    U.S. Court Watch 04/16/2018

    The Supreme Court is hearing a case this week that could affect how much customers pay for online purchases.At issue is a rule saying that businesses don't have to collect state sales taxes when those businesses ship to a state where they don't have ...

  • Court to decide if drug use while pregnant is child abuse

    Court to decide if drug use while pregnant is child abuse

    U.S. Court Watch 04/07/2018

    Pennsylvania's highest court will decide whether a woman's use of illegal drugs while pregnant qualifies as child abuse under state law.The Supreme Court recently took up the case of a woman who tested positive for suboxone and marijuana at the time ...

  • The Functional Capacity Evaluation (FCE) and Your Disability

    The Functional Capacity Evaluation (FCE) and Your Disability

    U.S. Court Watch 02/28/2018

    After a work-related injury, you may be asked to complete an assessment called a Functional Capacity Evaluation (“FCE”).An FCE may be ordered by an attorney, an insurance provider offering workers’ compensation coverage or by your e...

  • Court: FAA must reconsider regulating airline seat size

    Court: FAA must reconsider regulating airline seat size

    U.S. Court Watch 01/28/2018

    An appeals court panel said Friday that federal officials must reconsider their decision not to regulate the size of airline seats as a safety issue.One of the judges called it “the Case of the Incredible Shrinking Airline Seat.”The Flyer...