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  • Malaysia court to resume Kim Jong Nam murder trial on Jan. 7

    Malaysia court to resume Kim Jong Nam murder trial on Jan. 7

    Intellectual Property 11/05/2018

    A Malaysian court on Wednesday set Jan. 7 for two Southeast Asian women charged with murdering the North Korean leader’s half brother to begin their defense, as their lawyers complained that some witnesses were unreachable.A High Court judge in...

  •  Bahrain opposition leader sentenced to life by high court

    Bahrain opposition leader sentenced to life by high court

    Court Watch 11/03/2018

    A Shiite cleric who was a central figure in Bahrain's 2011 Arab Spring protests was sentenced to life in prison Sunday on spying charges.The ruling by the Supreme Court of Appeals came after Sheikh Ali Salman was acquitted of the charges by a lower c...

  •  Indian court seeks pricing of Rafale jet deal with France

    Indian court seeks pricing of Rafale jet deal with France

    Court Watch 10/30/2018

    India's top court on Wednesday ordered the government to provide pricing details of 36 Rafale fighter jets it is buying from France.The court said the government must bring details of the decision-making process of the deal into the public domain, ex...

  • Supreme Court: Ross can't be questioned in census suit

    Supreme Court: Ross can't be questioned in census suit

    Family Law 10/22/2018

    The Supreme Court is siding with the Trump administration to block the questioning of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross about his decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.The unsigned order Monday overrides lower federal courts in New Y...

  • Kavanaugh to hear his 1st arguments as Supreme Court justice

    Kavanaugh to hear his 1st arguments as Supreme Court justice

    Court Watch 10/10/2018

    A Supreme Court with a new conservative majority takes the bench as Brett Kavanaugh, narrowly confirmed after a bitter Senate battle, joins his new colleagues to hear his first arguments as a justice.Kavanaugh will emerge Tuesday morning from behind ...

  •  Texas Supreme Court to hear sex offender law challenge

    Texas Supreme Court to hear sex offender law challenge

    Court Watch 10/07/2018

    The Texas Supreme Court will consider a challenge to the state's retroactive sex offender laws that some say unfairly stack new punishments on those convicted in plea deals.More than 2,800 sex offenders remain on the Texas registry despite being no l...

  • Supreme Court won't hear case over California beach access

    Supreme Court won't hear case over California beach access

    Bankruptcy Law 10/02/2018

    The Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear an appeal from a California billionaire who doesn't want to open a road on his property so that the public can access a beach.The justices said that they will not take up Vinod Khosla's appeal of a Californ...

  • Court to explore competency claim of ailing Alabama inmate

    Court to explore competency claim of ailing Alabama inmate

    Business Law 10/01/2018

    The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday in the case of an inmate sentenced to death for killing an Alabama police officer in 1985 but who lawyers say can no longer remember the murder because of stroke-induced dementia.Justices will decide...

  • Arkansas court hears challenge over reworked voter ID law

    Arkansas court hears challenge over reworked voter ID law

    Intellectual Property 09/16/2018

    An Arkansas attorney told state's highest court on Thursday it should strike down a law that requires voters to show photo identification before casting a ballot, saying the measure circumvents a 2014 ruling against a nearly identical voter ID requir...

  • Nevada high court says execution doctor's name stays secret

    Nevada high court says execution doctor's name stays secret

    Court Watch 09/14/2018

    The name of the physician picked to attend a state inmate's execution can remain secret, even from drug makers suing to ban the use of their products in the twice-postponed lethal injection, the Nevada Supreme Court ruled Monday.In a twist, lawyers f...

  • Indiana high court to consider city rental registration fee

    Indiana high court to consider city rental registration fee

    Court Watch 09/12/2018

    The Indiana Supreme Court is preparing to review the constitutionality of a 2015 state law targeting the city of Hammond's rental registration revenue.The (Northwest Indiana) Times reports that the state's high court will hear oral arguments Thursday...

  •  The Latest: Authorities: Officer arrested for manslaughter

    The Latest: Authorities: Officer arrested for manslaughter

    Court Watch 09/11/2018

    The Texas Department of Public Safety says a white Dallas police officer has been arrested on a manslaughter warrant in the shooting of a black man at his apartment.The department said in a news release Sunday night that Officer Amber Guyger was book...

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