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  •  Lake loses suit over her defeat in Arizona governor’s race

    Lake loses suit over her defeat in Arizona governor’s race

    Court Watch 12/24/2022

    A judge has thrown out Republican Kari Lake’s challenge of her defeat in the Arizona governor’s race to Democrat Katie Hobbs, rejecting her claim that problems with ballot printers at some polling places on Election Day were the result of...

  • High court sides with history society’s access to earthworks

    High court sides with history society’s access to earthworks

    Court Watch 12/07/2022

    Ohio’s historical society can proceed with efforts to gain control of a set of ancient ceremonial and burial earthworks currently maintained by a country club, the state Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.At issue before the court were the 2,000-yea...

  • Judge denies 19-year-old’s ask to attend father’s execution

    Judge denies 19-year-old’s ask to attend father’s execution

    Court Watch 11/26/2022

    A federal judge has denied a request from a 19-year-old woman to allow her to watch her father’s death by injection, upholding a Missouri law that bars anyone under 21 from witnessing an execution.Kevin Johnson is set to be executed Tuesday for...

  • Taxpayer group asks high court to stop loan forgiveness plan

    Taxpayer group asks high court to stop loan forgiveness plan

    Court Watch 10/19/2022

    A Wisconsin taxpayers group that unsuccessfully brought a lawsuit seeking to block President Joe Biden’s student loan forgiveness program is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to intervene. The Brown County Taxpayers Association on Wednesday asked t...

  • W.Va. Supreme Court hears arguments in school voucher case

    W.Va. Supreme Court hears arguments in school voucher case

    Court Watch 10/04/2022

    A voucher program that would provide West Virginia parents state money to pull their children out of K-12 public schools is blatantly unconstitutional and would disproportionately impact poor children and those with disabilities, a lawyer representin...

  • Post-Roe differences surface in GOP over new abortion rules

    Post-Roe differences surface in GOP over new abortion rules

    Court Watch 08/20/2022

    When the U.S. Supreme Court repealed in June a woman’s constitutional right to an abortion, Wisconsin’s 1849 law that bans the procedure except when a mother’s life is at risk became newly relevant.Republicans in the Legislature blo...

  • Georgia abortion law challenge now focused on ‘personhood’

    Georgia abortion law challenge now focused on ‘personhood’

    Court Watch 07/13/2022

    Lawyers for the state of Georgia urged a federal appeals court to allow the state’s 2019 abortion law to take effect now that the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled there is no constitutional right to an abortion.Ruling in a case out of Mississippi, ...

  • Man charged with killing mother at sea seeks freedom

    Man charged with killing mother at sea seeks freedom

    Court Watch 07/07/2022

    The man charged with killing his mother at sea in a plot to inherit millions of dollars has asked a federal court Wednesday to authorize his release from custody pending trial.The attorneys for Nathan Carman filed a motion in U.S. District Court in B...

  •    Justices side with doctors convicted in pain pill schemes

    Justices side with doctors convicted in pain pill schemes

    Court Watch 06/25/2022

    The Supreme Court on Monday ruled for doctors who face criminal charges for overprescribing powerful pain medication in a case arising from the opioid addiction crisis.Justice Stephen Breyer wrote for the court that prosecutors must prove that doctor...

  • Indiana court strikes down emergency law fought by governor

    Indiana court strikes down emergency law fought by governor

    Court Watch 06/07/2022

    The Indiana Supreme Court on Friday threw out a law that gave state legislators increased power to intervene during public health emergencies, agreeing with arguments from Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb that the move violated the state constitution.The...

  • Federal court upholds state law on disclosing police records

    Federal court upholds state law on disclosing police records

    Court Watch 06/04/2022

    A federal appeals court has upheld part of a 2020 Connecticut police accountability law that allows public disclosure of state trooper personnel files and internal investigations. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York on Thursday rejected...

  • Appellate court rules against mine company’s Arizona project

    Appellate court rules against mine company’s Arizona project

    Court Watch 05/12/2022

    A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld a judge’s ruling overturning a federal agency’s approval of Toronto-based Hudbay Minerals Inc.’s plan for a new open-pit copper mine in southeastern Arizona.The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Ap...

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