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  • Biden to focus on health care in Supreme Court debate

    Biden to focus on health care in Supreme Court debate

    Legal Analysis 09/20/2020

    Joe Biden on Sunday used the sudden Supreme Court vacancy to reinforce his argument that the upcoming election should be a referendum on President Donald Trump's handling of health care and the coronavirus.The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg jol...

  • Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87

    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87

    Law Journals 09/18/2020

    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a towering women’s rights champion who became the court’s second female justice, died Friday at her home in Washington. She was 87.Ginsburg died of complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer...

  • Trump announces new list of potential Supreme Court picks

    Trump announces new list of potential Supreme Court picks

    U.S. Court News 09/13/2020

    U.S. President Donald Trump announced at the White House on Wednesday a new list of 20 more candidates he would consider nominating to the Supreme Court, which is widely seen as his latest effort to bolster support among conservative voters in the No...

  • WikiLeaks’ Assange to fight US extradition bid in UK court

    WikiLeaks’ Assange to fight US extradition bid in UK court

    U.S. Court News 09/09/2020

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is set to fight for his freedom in a British court after a decade of legal drama, as he challenges American authorities’ attempt to extradite him on spying charges over the site’s publication of secret U.S...

  • Alaska Supreme Court rules bonding plan is unconstitutional

    Alaska Supreme Court rules bonding plan is unconstitutional

    U.S. Court News 09/05/2020

    The Alaska Supreme Court on Friday rejected as unconstitutional former Gov. Bill Walker’s proposal to use bonding to pay Alaska’s oil and gas tax credit obligations. The court, in a written ruling, said the plan, which was approved by the...

  • Huawei, ZTE lose patent appeal cases at UK Supreme Court

    Huawei, ZTE lose patent appeal cases at UK Supreme Court

    U.S. Court News 08/26/2020

    Britain’s Supreme Court has dismissed two appeals by Chinese telecoms firms Huawei and ZTE over mobile data patent disputes.The disputes center on the licensing of patented technology considered essential to mobile telecoms. The patents are mea...

  • Thai court issues new arrest warrant for Red Bull scion

    Thai court issues new arrest warrant for Red Bull scion

    Law Journals 08/25/2020

    A Thai court issued a new arrest warrant on Tuesday for an heir to the Red Bull energy drink fortune, a month after news of the dropping of a long-standing charge against him caused widespread anger.Assistant National Police Chief Lt. Gen. Jaruwat Wa...

  • California justices toss death penalty for Scott Peterson

    California justices toss death penalty for Scott Peterson

    U.S. Court News 08/24/2020

    Scott Peterson’s conviction for killing his pregnant wife will stand, but the California Supreme Court on Monday overturned his 2005 death sentence in a case that attracted worldwide attention. The justices cited “significant errors&rdquo...

  • Court halts police subpoena for media’s protest images

    Court halts police subpoena for media’s protest images

    Legal Analysis 08/20/2020

    Less than 24 hours before a court order would have required five Seattle media companies to turn over unpublished protest photos and videos to police, the state Supreme Court has granted them a temporary respite. A Washington state Supreme Court comm...

  • UK court says face recognition violates human rig

    UK court says face recognition violates human rig

    U.S. Court News 08/12/2020

    The use of facial recognition technology by British police has violated human rights and data protection laws, a court said Tuesday, in a decision praised as a victory against invasive practices by the authorities.In a case trumpeted as the first of ...

  • Court OKs extradition of man linked to Venezuela's Maduro

    Court OKs extradition of man linked to Venezuela's Maduro

    Legal Analysis 08/08/2020

    A court in the West African nation of Cape Verde has approved the extradition to the United States of a Colombian businessman wanted on suspicion of money laundering on behalf of Venezuela's socialist government, his lawyers said Tuesday.The court ma...

  • Court overturns Boston Marathon bomber’s death sentence

    Court overturns Boston Marathon bomber’s death sentence

    U.S. Court News 08/05/2020

    A federal appeals court Friday threw out Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s death sentence in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, saying the judge who oversaw the case did not adequately screen jurors for potential biases.A three-judge panel of the 1st U.S. Cir...