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  • Dutch Supreme Court upholds Srebrenica deaths liability

    Dutch Supreme Court upholds Srebrenica deaths liability

    Court Watch 07/17/2019

    The Dutch Supreme Court upheld Friday a lower court’s ruling that the Netherlands is partially liable in the deaths of some 350 Muslim men who were murdered by Bosnian Serb forces during the 1995 Srebrenica massacre.The Netherlands’ highe...

  • High court keeps citizenship question off census for now

    High court keeps citizenship question off census for now

    Court Watch 07/03/2019

    In a surprising move, the Supreme Court on Thursday kept the Trump administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census for now, and the question’s opponents say there’s no time to revisit the issue before next week’...

  • Suspect in deadly Dutch tram shooting appears in court

    Suspect in deadly Dutch tram shooting appears in court

    Court Watch 07/01/2019

    Dutch prosecutors said Monday they have a “strong indication” that a man accused of fatally shooting four passengers on a tram in the central city of Utrecht in March had a “terrorist motive.”In a written statement following a...

  • Supreme Court to decide if Trump can end 'dreamers' program

    Supreme Court to decide if Trump can end 'dreamers' program

    Court Watch 06/27/2019

    Adding a high-stakes immigration case to its election-year agenda, the Supreme Court said Friday it will decide whether President Donald Trump can terminate an Obama-era program shielding young migrants from deportation.    The justice...

  • Supreme Court rules against oil drilling platform workers

    Supreme Court rules against oil drilling platform workers

    Court Watch 06/07/2019

    The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday against workers on oil drilling platforms off California who argued they should be paid for the off-work time they spend on the platform, including sleeping.The high court said that federal law applies to th...

  • Estranged husband, girlfriend in court for missing mom case

    Estranged husband, girlfriend in court for missing mom case

    Court Watch 06/01/2019

    A missing mother of five's estranged husband and his girlfriend are set to make their first court appearances in Connecticut after being charged with evidence tampering and hindering prosecution .Fotis Dulos and Michelle Troconis are scheduled to be ...

  • Texas’ high court keeps execution drug supplier secret

    Texas’ high court keeps execution drug supplier secret

    Court Watch 04/12/2019

    A supplier of Texas’ execution drugs can remain secret under a court ruling Friday that upheld risks of “physical harm” to the pharmacy, ending what state officials called a threat to the entire U.S. death penalty system.The decisio...

  • Texas bans clergy from executions after Supreme Court ruling

    Texas bans clergy from executions after Supreme Court ruling

    Court Watch 04/04/2019

    Texas prisons will no longer allow clergy in the death chamber after the U.S. Supreme Court blocked the scheduled execution of a man who argued his religious freedom would be violated if his Buddhist spiritual adviser couldn’t accompany him.Eff...

  • Philippine Supreme Court orders release of drug war evidence

    Philippine Supreme Court orders release of drug war evidence

    Court Watch 04/02/2019

    The Philippine Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the release of police documents on thousands of killings of suspects in the president’s anti-drug crackdown, in a ruling that human rights groups said could shed light on allegations of extrajudic...

  •  Unions in court over laws limiting Wisconsin governor, AG

    Unions in court over laws limiting Wisconsin governor, AG

    Court Watch 03/23/2019

    Laws passed by the Republican-controlled Wisconsin Legislature during a lame-duck session in December that weakened powers of the Democratic governor and attorney general were back before a circuit judge Monday, less than a week after another judge s...

  • Veterans court may be collateral damage in immigration fight

    Veterans court may be collateral damage in immigration fight

    Court Watch 03/16/2019

    Three decades ago, Lori Ann Bourgeois was guarding fighter jets at an air base. After her discharge, she fell into drug addiction. She wound up living on the streets and was arrested for possession of methamphetamine.But on a recent day, the former A...

  • Dominion to ask Supreme Court to hear pipeline appeal

    Dominion to ask Supreme Court to hear pipeline appeal

    Court Watch 02/26/2019

    Dominion Energy said Tuesday it will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to hear its appeal after a lower court refused to reconsider a ruling tossing out a permit that would have allowed the Atlantic Coast Pipeline to cross two national forests, including pa...

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