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  • Federal appeals court rules against Trump on ending DACA

    Federal appeals court rules against Trump on ending DACA

    Criminal Law 05/17/2019

    A federal appeals court ruled Friday the Trump administration acted in an “arbitrary and capricious” manner when it sought to end an Obama-era program that shields young immigrants from deportation.A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circ...

  • Feds: US Supreme Court should turn down 'Bridgegate' appeal

    Feds: US Supreme Court should turn down 'Bridgegate' appeal

    Class Action 05/12/2019

    The U.S. solicitor general's office has recommended that the U.S. Supreme Court not hear the appeal of two convicted defendants in the "Bridgegate" case, nudging the four-year legal saga of New Jersey's most famous traffic jam toward a conclusion."Fu...

  • Arizona court says Costco can be sued over ED drug disclosure

    Arizona court says Costco can be sued over ED drug disclosure

    Court Watch 05/03/2019

    The Arizona Court of Appeals has ruled that the Costco warehouse store chain can be sued for privacy violations by a Phoenix-area man because a pharmacist joked with his ex-wife about an erectile dysfunction prescription he had never picked up.The ru...

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

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

    Consumer Rights 05/01/2019

    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...

  • Challenge to Georgia election system faces first court test

    Challenge to Georgia election system faces first court test

    Corporate Governance 04/27/2019

    A sweeping lawsuit challenging the way Georgia elections are run is being put to its initial test Monday as state election officials try to persuade a federal judge to toss it out.The lawsuit was filed weeks after Republican Brian Kemp narrowly beat ...

  • After Mueller, Trump says he'll fight Dems on all fronts

    After Mueller, Trump says he'll fight Dems on all fronts

    Criminal Law 04/21/2019

    President Donald Trump declared Wednesday that he and his administration will battle House Democrats on all legal fronts after the special counsel's Russia report, refusing to cooperate with subpoenas and appealing to the Supreme Court if Congress tr...

  •  6 appear in court on charges they sent mosque attack images

    6 appear in court on charges they sent mosque attack images

    Criminal Law 04/10/2019

    Six people appeared in a New Zealand court Monday on charges they illegally redistributed the video a gunman livestreamed as he shot worshippers at two mosques last month.Christchurch District Court Judge Stephen O’Driscoll denied bail to busin...

  • Parkland sheriff removal case heads to Florida Supreme Court

    Parkland sheriff removal case heads to Florida Supreme Court

    Class Action 04/06/2019

    A lawsuit claiming Florida's governor improperly suspended a county sheriff for failing to prevent last year's Parkland school shooting is going directly to the Florida Supreme Court.The Fourth District Court of Appeal transferred the case to the sta...

  • Supreme Court to consider Louisiana's non-unanimous juries

    Supreme Court to consider Louisiana's non-unanimous juries

    Court Watch 03/15/2019

    The Supreme Court will consider banning non-unanimous juries in criminal cases in Louisiana, the only state that still allows them.The justices said Monday they will hear an appeal from a man who was convicted of second-degree murder by a jury's 10-2...

  • Cooper elevates Court of Appeals judge to Supreme Court

    Cooper elevates Court of Appeals judge to Supreme Court

    Immigration Law 03/02/2019

    North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper added a sixth Democrat to the seven-member state Supreme Court on Monday, elevating a current Court of Appeals judge to a vacancy created when Cooper recently named Cheri Beasley the chief justice.Cooper, also a Democra...

  • Dakota Access developer sues Greenpeace in state court

    Dakota Access developer sues Greenpeace in state court

    Court Watch 02/22/2019

    The developer of the Dakota Access oil pipeline is going after the environmental group Greenpeace in state court in North Dakota, after a judge tossed the company's $1 billion racketeering claim out of federal court.Texas-based Energy Transfer Partne...

  • High court rules for retired US marshal in W.Va. tax dispute

    High court rules for retired US marshal in W.Va. tax dispute

    Corporate Governance 02/19/2019

    The Supreme Court said Wednesday that the state of West Virginia unlawfully discriminated against a retired U.S. marshal when it excluded him from a more generous tax break given to onetime state law enforcement officers.The court ruled unanimously f...

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