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  • UK court says face recognition violates human rig

    UK court says face recognition violates human rig

    Corporate Governance 08/05/2020

    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 ...

  • Wisconsin’s pandemic election puts focus on state’s court

    Wisconsin’s pandemic election puts focus on state’s court

    Corporate Governance 04/02/2020

    Anyone needing proof of the power and significance of the Wisconsin Supreme Court can look no further than the lines of mask-wearing voters that stretched for hours in Milwaukee during an election held despite a stay-at-home order because of the coro...

  • Validity of Obama health care law at issue in appeal hearing

    Validity of Obama health care law at issue in appeal hearing

    Corporate Governance 07/14/2019

    An appeals court will hear arguments Tuesday on whether Congress effectively invalidated former President Barack Obama’s entire signature health care law when it zeroed out the tax imposed on those who chose not to buy insurance.It’s uncl...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • Samsung heir freed after appeal wins suspended jail term

    Samsung heir freed after appeal wins suspended jail term

    Corporate Governance 02/04/2018

    Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong was freed Monday after a South Korean appeals court gave him a 2 ½-year suspended jail sentence for corruption in connection with a scandal that toppled the country's president.The Seoul High Court softened the origin...

  • Oregon Supreme Court denies request for information release

    Oregon Supreme Court denies request for information release

    Corporate Governance 10/16/2017

    The Oregon Supreme Court has denied a request by The Oregonian Publishing Co. for Oregon Health and Science University to release the names of patients who intend to sue.The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the court ruled on Thursday that the informatio...

  • Supreme Court to consider American Express fee dispute

    Supreme Court to consider American Express fee dispute

    Corporate Governance 10/13/2017

    The Supreme Court is taking up an appeal by 11 states that argue American Express violated antitrust laws by barring merchants from asking customers to use other credit cards that charge lower fees.The justices said Monday they would review a ruling ...

  • Wisconsin panel changes court rules for Foxconn plant

    Wisconsin panel changes court rules for Foxconn plant

    Corporate Governance 09/08/2017

    Foxconn Technology Group could appeal lawsuits directly to the conservative-controlled Wisconsin Supreme Court, skipping the state appeals court, under changes to a $3 billion incentive package the Legislature's budget-writing committee approved Tues...

  • S. Korean court says worker's rare disease linked to Samsung

    S. Korean court says worker's rare disease linked to Samsung

    Corporate Governance 09/01/2017

    South Korea's Supreme Court said a former worker in a Samsung LCD factory who was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis should be recognized as having an occupationally caused disease, overturning lower court verdicts that held a lack of evidence against...

  • Court: Star Chinese investor pleads guilty in stock case

    Court: Star Chinese investor pleads guilty in stock case

    Corporate Governance 12/23/2016

    A Chinese court says a star securities trader who was arrested following last year's stock market collapse has pleaded guilty to insider trading and manipulating share prices. The court in the eastern city of Qingdao said in a statement Tuesday that ...

  • rnia Supreme Court to consider suit over Yelp review

    rnia Supreme Court to consider suit over Yelp review

    Corporate Governance 09/09/2016

    The seven-member court voted unanimously Wednesday to take up an appeal by Yelp of a lower court ruling upholding an order requiring Yelp to remove posts against a San Francisco law firm. Yelp wants the Supreme Court to overturn the ruling, saying th...