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  • Supreme Court Notebook: Roberts pays tribute to Breyer

    Supreme Court Notebook: Roberts pays tribute to Breyer

    Class Action 04/29/2022

    The fertile mind of Justice Stephen Breyer has conjured a stream of hypothetical questions through the years that have, in the words of a colleague, “befuddled” lawyers and justices alike.Breyer, 83, seemed a bit subdued as he sat through...

  • Appeals court: Illinois counties must end ICE contracts

    Appeals court: Illinois counties must end ICE contracts

    Class Action 01/14/2022

    A federal appeals court has ruled two counties that hold immigrant detainees at local jails must terminate contracts with federal authorities starting Thursday. Leaders in Kankakee and McHenry counties sued over an Illinois law aimed at ending immigr...

  • Judges hear arguments over Census’ contentious privacy tool

    Judges hear arguments over Census’ contentious privacy tool

    Class Action 05/02/2021

    The fight over whether the U.S. Census Bureau can use a controversial statistical technique to keep people’s information private in the numbers used for drawing political districts on Monday was going before a judicial panel which must decide i...

  • Trump cases are put on Supreme Court hold by virus

    Trump cases are put on Supreme Court hold by virus

    Class Action 03/29/2020

    The coronavirus pandemic has put on indefinite hold a major portion of the U.S. Supreme Court’s docket, including a multibillion-dollar clash between software giants Google and Oracle Corp. and cases that could affect President Donald Trump&rsq...

  • Lawyers: Immigration court system is ‘red tape gone crazy’

    Lawyers: Immigration court system is ‘red tape gone crazy’

    Class Action 01/19/2020

    Tucked in a windowless room of Chicago’s immigration court, one of the nation’s largest legal advocacy groups for immigrants runs a free help desk. Their pace is dizzying. Most days, there’s a line outside the door, with some cases ...

  • Court sentences Congo warlord to 30 years for atrocities

    Court sentences Congo warlord to 30 years for atrocities

    Class Action 11/06/2019

    The International Criminal Court passed its highest ever sentence Thursday, sending a Congolese warlord known as "The Terminator" to prison for 30 years for crimes including murder, rape and sexual slavery.Bosco Ntaganda was found guilty in July of 1...

  • Australian court upholds sex abuse verdict of Cardinal Pell

    Australian court upholds sex abuse verdict of Cardinal Pell

    Class Action 08/18/2019

    An Australian appeals court Wednesday upheld convictions against Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Catholic to be found guilty of sexually abusing children, in a decision cheered by scores of abuse survivors and victims’ advocates demonstra...

  •  Cyprus police frees 5 Israelis, 7 held in hotel rape probe

    Cyprus police frees 5 Israelis, 7 held in hotel rape probe

    Class Action 07/27/2019

    A Cyprus court on Friday extended the detention of seven of the 12 Israeli teenagers initially arrested as suspects in the rape of a 19-year-old British woman.The court ordered the suspects to remain in police custody for another six days to give inv...

  • ACLU: JPMorgan Chase settles paternal leave class action

    ACLU: JPMorgan Chase settles paternal leave class action

    Class Action 05/30/2019

    A civil rights group says JPMorgan Chase has agreed to pay $5 million to settle a class-action lawsuit filed by male employees who say they were denied additional paid parental leave between 2011 and 2017.The settlement was announced Thursday by the ...

  • Court overrules judge in Coryell County hospital explosion dispute

    Court overrules judge in Coryell County hospital explosion dispute

    Class Action 04/11/2019

    An appeals court in Waco has ruled that a district judge in Gatesville abused his discretion in rulings he made in a lawsuit related to the June 2018 explosion at the Coryell County Memorial Hospital.In a five-page opinion written by 10th Court of Ap...

  • Court raises concerns over power lines by historic Jamestown

    Court raises concerns over power lines by historic Jamestown

    Class Action 03/03/2019

    A federal appeals court raised concerns Friday that power lines with towers nearly as high as the Statue of Liberty could spoil the view in one of the nation's most historically rich areas, a stretch of river in Virginia where England founded its fir...

  • Kenya court postpones ruling on anti-gay laws to May 24

    Kenya court postpones ruling on anti-gay laws to May 24

    Class Action 02/21/2019

    A Kenyan court Friday postponed a ruling on whether to decriminalize same sex relationships, disappointing many in the country's LGBT community.The ruling will not be made until May 24 because some judges had been busy, Justice Chaacha Mwita of the H...

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