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  • 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...

  • State Supreme Court offers new learning program for schools

    State Supreme Court offers new learning program for schools

    Court Watch 08/26/2019

    Ohio's Supreme Court is offering a new learning program that allows high school students to see how the court operates without leaving their classrooms.The court's Civic Education Section recently unveiled "Under Advisement: Ohio Supreme Court Cases ...

  • Court lets Purdue Pharma court records be made public

    Court lets Purdue Pharma court records be made public

    Court Watch 08/24/2019

    The secret testimony from former Purdue Pharma President Richard Sackler and other records in a Kentucky opioids lawsuit must be made public after the state Supreme Court declined to review an earlier ruling.The court record was sealed in 2015 as par...

  • Supreme Court: Ginsburg treated for tumor on pancreas

    Supreme Court: Ginsburg treated for tumor on pancreas

    Court Watch 08/22/2019

    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has completed radiation therapy for a cancerous tumor on her pancreas and there is no evidence of the disease remaining, according to the Supreme Court.It is the fourth time that the 86-year-old justice has announced that ...

  • Judge files order against lawyer with ties to Southern group

    Judge files order against lawyer with ties to Southern group

    Court Watch 08/03/2019

    An attorney who previously led the North Carolina chapter of a group that advocates for Southern secession has been ordered not to handle clients' money.A Wake County judge filed an order that prohibits Harold Ray Crews of Walkertown from accepting o...

  • 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...

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