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  • NC high court sidesteps decision on tracking sex offenders

    NC high court sidesteps decision on tracking sex offenders

    Bankruptcy Law 02/05/2019

    The North Carolina Supreme Court is brushing aside a rapist's appeal that he shouldn't be forced into a lifetime of electronic monitoring after serving his 41-year prison sentence.The state's highest court on Friday let stand without comment that 50-...

  • Changed Supreme Court weighing Louisiana abortion clinic law

    Changed Supreme Court weighing Louisiana abortion clinic law

    Court Watch 02/03/2019

    The outcome of a fight over a Louisiana law regulating abortion providers could signal whether a fortified conservative majority on the Supreme Court is willing to cut back on abortion rights.The high court is expected to decide in the next few days ...

  •  Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate defends blog posts

    Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate defends blog posts

    Court Watch 02/01/2019

    Conservative Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Brian Hagedorn is defending blog posts he wrote more than a decade ago where he said a landmark gay rights court ruling could lead to legalized bestiality and labeled Planned Parenthood a “wicked o...

  •  Court: Illinois mom can sue Six Flags for fingerprinting son

    Court: Illinois mom can sue Six Flags for fingerprinting son

    Court Watch 01/26/2019

    The Illinois Supreme Court ruled Friday that a woman can sue Six Flags Great America for fingerprinting her child without telling her how the data would be used in violation of the state's biometric law, which privacy advocates consider to be the nat...

  • Lawyer: Incapacitated woman who gave birth not in coma

    Lawyer: Incapacitated woman who gave birth not in coma

    Court Watch 01/22/2019

    A lawyer for the family of an incapacitated Arizona woman who gave birth in a long-term care facility said she is not in a coma as previously reported.The Arizona Republic reported Friday that attorney John Micheaels said the 29-year-old woman has &l...

  • US presses ahead with border wall in court despite shutdown

    US presses ahead with border wall in court despite shutdown

    Court Watch 01/19/2019

    A federal attorney in South Texas said in court this week that during the ongoing partial government shutdown, he only has been allowed to work on cases related to President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall.The Texas Civil Rights Project on ...

  • Court: No new offshore drilling work during federal shutdown

    Court: No new offshore drilling work during federal shutdown

    Legal Business 01/18/2019

    A federal judge in South Carolina has turned back the Trump administration's attempt to continue preparatory work for offshore drilling during the federal government's partial shutdown, issuing a ruling in a federal lawsuit challenging the overall ex...

  • Freed by court, Pakistani Christian woman still a prisoner

    Freed by court, Pakistani Christian woman still a prisoner

    Criminal Law 01/15/2019

    Aasia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian acquitted of blasphemy, still lives the life of a prisoner, nearly three months after her release from death row, awaiting a final ruling on her fate.She spends her days in seclusion for fear of being targeted by ang...

  • Health isn't 1st priority for energy regulators, court rules

    Health isn't 1st priority for energy regulators, court rules

    Class Action 01/14/2019

    The Colorado Supreme Court said Monday that state law does not allow oil and gas regulators to make health and environmental protection their top priority, prompting Democrats who control the Legislature to call for changing the law.In a victory for ...

  • Family's fight for liquor license leads to Supreme Court

    Family's fight for liquor license leads to Supreme Court

    Consumer Rights 01/12/2019

    Doug and Mary Ketchum chose Memphis, Tennessee, as a place to live with their disabled adult daughter because it has clearer air than their former home in Utah.That was the easy part. Their decision to support themselves by buying a liquor store has ...

  •  Guatemala court blocks president's expulsion of UN team

    Guatemala court blocks president's expulsion of UN team

    Court Watch 01/08/2019

    Guatemala's highest court issued a ruling Wednesday blocking President Jimmy Morales' decision to unilaterally end a U.N. anti-corruption commission.The commission, known by its Spanish initials as CICIG, has angered Morales by investigating him, his...

  • Supreme Court sides with Ohio over death row inmate

    Supreme Court sides with Ohio over death row inmate

    Class Action 01/07/2019

    The Supreme Court is ordering a federal appeals court to re-examine the case of a convicted killer in Ohio whose death sentence was thrown out after he was found to be mentally disabled.In an unsigned opinion Monday, the justices said that the federa...

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