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  • Court raises bar for some immigrants to avoid deportation

    Court raises bar for some immigrants to avoid deportation

    Immigration Law 03/04/2021

    The Supreme Court on Thursday made it harder for longtime immigrants who have been convicted of a crime to avoid deportation.Justice Neil Gorsuch wrote the opinion for a 5-3 conservative majority that ruled against a Mexican citizen who entered the U...

  • Immigrants anxious as they await Court DACA decision

    Immigrants anxious as they await Court DACA decision

    Immigration Law 06/04/2020

    Reyna Montoya’s hands get sweaty and her throat feels like it’s closing just talking about the anxiety of every Monday this spring.The immigrant rights activist who's shielded from deportation and allowed to legally work in the U.S. under...

  • Court fight over lost dog survives after dog's owner dies

    Court fight over lost dog survives after dog's owner dies

    Immigration Law 02/09/2020

    A federal appeals court has ruled that a legal fight over a lost dog could continue in Mississippi, even after the dog's owner has died.The dispute is over a German shepherd named Max who jumped out a window and escaped from his owner's Hattiesburg h...

  • Greek court postpones retrial in US tourist's beating death

    Greek court postpones retrial in US tourist's beating death

    Immigration Law 01/07/2020

    A Greek court on Wednesday postponed the retrial of seven suspects on murder charges over the 2017 fatal beating of a Texan tourist on an island resort to allow a lawyer newly hired by the victim's family to familiarize himself with the case.The cour...

  • Supreme Court allows consumers antitrust suit against Apple

    Supreme Court allows consumers antitrust suit against Apple

    Immigration Law 05/13/2019

    A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that consumers can pursue an antitrust lawsuit that claims Apple has unfairly monopolized the market for the sale of iPhone apps.New Justice Brett Kavanaugh joined the court’s four liberals in rejecting a pl...

  • Smollett team: Court cameras would show state's flimsy case

    Smollett team: Court cameras would show state's flimsy case

    Immigration Law 03/14/2019

    A lawyer for Jussie Smollett said Tuesday that she would welcome cameras in the courtroom during the “Empire” actor’s trial on charges accusing him of lying to the police, saying there has been a lot of leaked misinformation and cam...

  • Court to rule on Newtown shooting lawsuit against gun maker

    Court to rule on Newtown shooting lawsuit against gun maker

    Immigration Law 03/13/2019

    The Connecticut Supreme Court is scheduled to rule on whether gun maker Remington can be sued for making the Bushmaster rifle used to kill 20 children and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012.Justices are split on the question as the...

  • Former FIFA official Makudi at court for ban appeal hearing

    Former FIFA official Makudi at court for ban appeal hearing

    Immigration Law 10/11/2018

    Former FIFA executive committee member Worawi Makudi is at the Court of Arbitration for Sport challenging his ban for forgery ahead of a Thailand soccer federation election.Makudi said outside the court on Thursday he was "very confident. I didn't do...

  • Supreme Court limits reach of tax crime statute

    Supreme Court limits reach of tax crime statute

    Immigration Law 03/20/2018

    The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday to make it harder for the federal government to use a section of tax law to convict someone of obstruction.The government had interpreted a section of the tax code to give it a broad ability to charge someone with ob...

  • Supreme Court agrees to hear immigration law detention case

    Supreme Court agrees to hear immigration law detention case

    Immigration Law 03/18/2018

    The Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether federal immigration law gives the government the power to indefinitely detain any noncitizen it is considering deporting if the person previously committed certain crimes.The Supreme Court agreed Monday ...

  • Supreme Court declines to take up 'Dreamers' case for now

    Supreme Court declines to take up 'Dreamers' case for now

    Immigration Law 02/26/2018

    The Supreme Court on Monday rejected the Trump administration's highly unusual bid to bypass a federals appeals court and get the justices to intervene in the fate of a program that protects hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation....

  • Myanmar court extends detention for 2 Reuters reporters

    Myanmar court extends detention for 2 Reuters reporters

    Immigration Law 12/26/2017

    A court in Myanmar extended the detention of two Reuters journalists on Wednesday and set their trial for Jan. 10 on charges of violating state secrets.Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested Dec. 12 for acquiring "important secret papers" from two pol...

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