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  • Kings coach Walton focused on team, not lawsuit

    Kings coach Walton focused on team, not lawsuit

    Business Law 09/28/2019

    Sacramento Kings first-year coach Luke Walton says he is focused on his team and not worried about a lawsuit accusing him of sexual assault.Walton spoke publicly Friday at Kings media day for the first time since a former sportscaster filed a civil s...

  • Supreme Court ruling clear, but Brexit future still murky

    Supreme Court ruling clear, but Brexit future still murky

    International 09/24/2019

    The landmark British Supreme Court ruling that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament was unlawful did not deal directly with plans for Britain's anticipated departure from the European Union. Brexit will however be top of the agenda...

  • Top UK court: Johnson’s suspension of Parliament was illegal

    Top UK court: Johnson’s suspension of Parliament was illegal

    Legal Business 09/23/2019

    In a decision that badly undermines Boris Johnson’s authority, Britain’s highest court ruled unanimously Tuesday that the prime minister broke the law by suspending Parliament in a way that squelched legitimate scrutiny of his Brexit plan...

  • Court: First Amendment protects “hate group” label

    Court: First Amendment protects “hate group” label

    Intellectual Property 09/20/2019

    A federal judge has ruled that a liberal advocacy group has a First Amendment right to call a Christian ministry a hate group for its opposition to homosexuality.U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson, in a 141-page decision issued late Thursday, threw o...

  • Iowa high court launches courthouse break-ins investigation

    Iowa high court launches courthouse break-ins investigation

    Court Watch 09/18/2019

    The Iowa Supreme Court says it has hired a law firm to conduct an independent investigation into the arrests of two cybersecurity workers who were found inside a closed central Iowa courthouse and say they were just doing their jobs testing courthous...

  • High drama at UK Supreme Court in Brexit challenge case

    High drama at UK Supreme Court in Brexit challenge case

    Corporate Law 09/16/2019

    The British government and its opponents faced off Tuesday at the U.K. Supreme Court in a high-stakes legal drama over Brexit that will determine whether new Prime Minister Boris Johnson broke the law by suspending Parliament at a crucial time ahead ...

  • Dutch-based court files new charges against Hariri suspect

    Dutch-based court files new charges against Hariri suspect

    Practice Focuses 09/13/2019

    A U.N.-backed court based in the Netherlands unveiled new charges Monday, including terrorism and intentional homicide, against a Hezbollah fighter who also is accused of assassinating former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri.The Special Tribunal ...

  • Tent Courts Hearings Underway for Migrants Waiting in Mexico

    Tent Courts Hearings Underway for Migrants Waiting in Mexico

    Court Watch 09/11/2019

    Hearings in tent courts in South Texas are underway for asylum-seekers forced to wait in Mexico while their immigration applications are considered.Monday's hearings mark the formal opening of the courts. Twenty-one migrants lined up in Mexico to cro...

  • Different court: Maya Moore dedicated to criminal justice

    Different court: Maya Moore dedicated to criminal justice

    Practice Focuses 09/07/2019

    Maya Moore startled basketball when she stepped away from the WNBA before the season. She has spent a lot of her time trying to help a family friend overturn a conviction.Jonathan Irons has been incarcerated since 1997, convicted in the nonfatal shoo...

  • Supreme Court allows broad enforcement of Trump asylum rule

    Supreme Court allows broad enforcement of Trump asylum rule

    Corporate Law 09/03/2019

    Asylum seekers must pass an initial screening called a “credible fear” interview, a hurdle that a vast majority clear. Under the new policy, they would fail the test unless they sought asylum in at least one country they traveled through ...

  • Supreme Court allows broad enforcement of asylum limits

    Supreme Court allows broad enforcement of asylum limits

    Legal Business 09/01/2019

    The Supreme Court is allowing nationwide enforcement of a new Trump administration rule that prevents most Central American immigrants from seeking asylum in the United States.The justices’ order late Wednesday temporarily undoes a lower-court ...

  • California high court eases secrecy limits on police records

    California high court eases secrecy limits on police records

    Court Watch 08/28/2019

    California's Supreme Court is expanding 40-year-old rules for telling suspects when they've been arrested by a bad cop.The justices ruled unanimously Monday that police agencies' obligation to make sure suspects get a fair trial outweighs the privacy...

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