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  • 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...

  • Travel ban is headed back to a federal appeals court in Virginia

    Travel ban is headed back to a federal appeals court in Virginia

    Immigration Law 12/14/2017

    Thirteen judges on the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will be asked to decide if the ban violates the constitution by discriminating against Muslims, as opponents say, or is necessary to protect national security, as the Trump administration says....

  • Court gives government a win in young immigrants' cases

    Court gives government a win in young immigrants' cases

    Immigration Law 10/26/2017

    A federal appeals court handed the U.S. government a victory Tuesday in its fight against lawsuits opposing a decision to end a program protecting some young immigrants from deportation.The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan directed Broo...

  • Court: Detained immigrant children entitled to court hearing

    Court: Detained immigrant children entitled to court hearing

    Immigration Law 07/13/2017

    Immigrant children who cross the border without their parents have the right to a court hearing to challenge any decision to detain them instead of turning them over to family in the U.S., a federal appeals court said Wednesday.The 9th U.S. Circuit C...

  • High court could soon signal view on Trump immigration plans

    High court could soon signal view on Trump immigration plans

    Immigration Law 05/23/2017

    Supreme Court decisions in a half-dozen cases dealing with immigration over the next two months could reveal how the justices might evaluate Trump administration actions on immigration, especially stepped-up deportations. Some of those cases could be...

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