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  • Ohio counties tell court: Don’t let state stop opioid trial

    Ohio counties tell court: Don’t let state stop opioid trial

    Political and Legal 10/03/2019

    Two Ohio counties are telling a court to deny their state attorney general’s request to delay a major trial over the toll of opioids.Attorney General Dave Yost asked a federal appeals court in August not to let a district judge move ahead with ...

  • Dutch court needs more time to rule on Crimean treasures

    Dutch court needs more time to rule on Crimean treasures

    Political and Legal 07/15/2019

    An appeals court in Amsterdam said Tuesday it needs more time to rule on the ownership of a valuable trove of historical artefacts loaned to a Dutch museum by four museums in Crimea shortly before the region’s annexation by Russia in 2014.The A...

  • High court avoids new case over same-sex wedding case

    High court avoids new case over same-sex wedding case

    Political and Legal 06/17/2019

    The Supreme Court is throwing out an Oregon court ruling against bakers who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple.The justices' action Monday keeps the high-profile case off the court's election-year calendar and orders state judges to...

  •  Trump, GOP states ask appeals court to kill ‘Obamacare’

    Trump, GOP states ask appeals court to kill ‘Obamacare’

    Political and Legal 05/02/2019

    Taking a harder line on health care, the Trump administration joined a coalition of Republican-led states Wednesday in asking a federal appeals court to entirely overturn former President Barack Obama’s signature health care law — a decis...

  • Supreme Court rules for Alabama death row inmate

    Supreme Court rules for Alabama death row inmate

    Political and Legal 03/01/2019

    The Supreme Court is ordering a new state court hearing to determine whether an Alabama death row inmate is so affected by dementia that he can't be executed.The justices ruled 5-3 on Wednesday in favor of inmate Vernon Madison, who killed a police o...

  • The Latest: 6 countries seek criminal probe of Venezuela

    The Latest: 6 countries seek criminal probe of Venezuela

    Political and Legal 09/25/2018

    Six countries from the Americas say they are asking the International Criminal Court to investigate Venezuela's government for alleged crimes against humanity. It's the first time that member countries have referred another country to the Netherlands...

  • The Latest: New Mexico court blocks straight-ticket option

    The Latest: New Mexico court blocks straight-ticket option

    Political and Legal 09/11/2018

    The New Mexico Supreme Court is blocking a ballot option that would have allowed voters to select candidates from one particular party in all races by marking a single box. The court made its decision Wednesday after listening to oral arguments ...

  • Trump taking Supreme Court fight to Montana, North Dakota

    Trump taking Supreme Court fight to Montana, North Dakota

    Political and Legal 09/06/2018

    President Donald Trump is taking the Washington debate over his Supreme Court nominee to the homes of two red-state Senate Democrats this week, elevating Judge Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation as a political litmus test for voters.Trump's strategy aims...

  • Driver in British Parliament crash appears in court

    Driver in British Parliament crash appears in court

    Political and Legal 08/20/2018

    A driver whose car collided with several people before crashing outside Britain's Parliament has appeared in court on charges of attempted murder.The Metropolitan Police force says 29-year-old Salih Khater faces two charges — attempting to kill...

  • Court tosses challenge to Virginia's 'habitual drunkard' law

    Court tosses challenge to Virginia's 'habitual drunkard' law

    Political and Legal 08/08/2018

    A federal appeals court has thrown out a lawsuit challenging a Virginia law that allows police to arrest and jail people designated by courts as "habitual drunkards" if they are caught with alcohol.The unanimous ruling Thursday by a three-judge panel...

  • Congressional Dems take Trump to court over foreign favors

    Congressional Dems take Trump to court over foreign favors

    Political and Legal 06/03/2018

    Lawyers representing nearly 200 Democrats in Congress plan to argue in federal court Thursday that President Donald Trump is violating the Constitution by accepting foreign state favors without first seeking congressional approval.The case argues tha...

  • Former Trump campaign aide Nunberg at court for grand jury

    Former Trump campaign aide Nunberg at court for grand jury

    Political and Legal 03/10/2018

    A former Trump campaign aide appeared for hours before a federal grand jury Friday, after he defiantly insisted in a series of news interviews just days earlier that he intended to defy a subpoena in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigat...

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