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Delayed, but justice: The Supreme Court speaks loudly for fair trials

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - ‎12 hours ago‎
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to let stand an egregious violation of a citizen's right to a fair trial. In a 7-1 ruling, the Supreme Court agreed with defense attorneys for Georgia death row inmate Timothy Tyrone Foster that prosecutors kept ...
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Azerbaijani Supreme Court Frees RFE/RL's Khadija Ismayilova

EurasiaNet - ‎4 hours ago‎
Azerbaijan's Supreme Court has freed RFE/RL journalist Khadija Ismayilova from prison, RFE/RL's Azerbaijani Service reports.

Why Legislate When Judges Will Do It for You?

The Atlantic - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Burwell—in which the U.S. Supreme Court vacated seven decisions, all favoring the government, and sent them back to lower courts with instructions to do something undefined about them that would make everybody happy and keep the noise down—was ...
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Supreme Court to consider retrial in Bowraville murder cases

SBS - ‎May 24, 2016‎
An application has been made to the NSW court of criminal appeal for a retrial into the murders of three Aboriginal children in the town of Bowraville, NSW, in the early 1990s.
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Supreme Court sends more mandate cases back to lower circuits

Catholic News Agency - ‎17 hours ago‎
After sending the Little Sisters' HHS mandate case back to the circuit courts on May 16, the Supreme Court voided two more mandate cases with Catholic plaintiffs on Monday.

World Bank dupes our Supreme Court

Financial Post - ‎3 hours ago‎
The World Bank is crowing over a recent decision by the Supreme Court of Canada involving engineering giant SNC-Lavalin, international corruption, and the rule of law in Canada.

Nevada Supreme Court to hear school choice challenge in six weeks

Las Vegas Review-Journal - ‎16 hours ago‎
Following the Supreme Court's internal operating procedure, the clerk on Tuesday sent a notice to lawyers involved in the case that the justices would meet July 8 at the Regional Justice Center in Las Vegas to hear one hour of argument.

Solicitor General Tells Supreme Court Not to Hear Interest-Rate Case

Wall Street Journal - ‎16 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON—The Obama administration on Tuesday advised the Supreme Court not to hear a closely watched case challenging state caps on interest rates.

Bay Area reformers prevail on shark fin ban as U.S. Supreme Court takes pass

East Bay Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
"With this ruling, the Supreme Court has removed the final legal obstacle for the California state shark fin trade ban, and sends a strong message that sharks are important for ocean health and deserve protection," said McGuire, who heads the group ...

Illinois Supreme Court to review hospital taxation issue

Crain's Chicago Business - ‎1 hour ago‎
(AP) - The Illinois Supreme Court has agreed to review a case regarding the constitutionality of hospital tax exemptions. The court announced Wednesday it will hear arguments in a case involving Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.
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Supreme Court judge first Canadian woman to receive honorary Yale degree

The Globe and Mail (subscription) - ‎16 hours ago‎
Supreme Court Justice Rosalie Abella has become the first Canadian woman awarded an honorary degree by Yale University in its 315-year history.

This Day in Jewish History 1928: The First Jew on the Irish Supreme Court Is Born

Haaretz - ‎12 hours ago‎
May 25, 1928, is the birthdate of Henry Barron, the first Jew to sit on the Supreme Court of the Irish Republic. Barron is probably best remembered for the investigation he undertook in 2000 into the background to a series of terror bombings that ...
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Human Resource Executive Online (blog) - ‎22 hours ago‎
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 7-1 yesterday in the case of Green v. Brennan that the statute of limitations for Title VII constructive discharge claim begins on the date of the employee's notice of resignation, not on the date of the last alleged ...

Richie Benaud will battle: French Riviera property sale delayed by Supreme Court proceedings

dailytelegraph.com.au - ‎13 hours ago‎
Back in Sydney, the property is caught up with family provisions court proceedings which continued on Friday afternoon in the NSW Supreme Court. There is now a mid-June settlement in chambers time scheduled. Ever since the early-1960s, Benaud ...
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Supreme Court finds former MFS directors breached their duties

Courier Mail - ‎May 23, 2016‎
The Supreme Court of Queensland on Monday found former executives and managers of then publicly listed MFS, Michael King (pictured), Craig White, David Anderson, Guy Hutchings and Marilyn Anne Watts, liable for breaching their directors' and officers' ...

Ohio Supreme Court dismisses lawsuit over ethics proposal

Washington Times - ‎11 hours ago‎
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A proposed state constitutional amendment aimed at legislator ethics will move forward as three separate ballot issues.
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Plea to stop water supply to breweries uncalled for: Supreme Court

The Hindu - ‎18 hours ago‎
The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to direct the Maharashtra government to stop supplying water to breweries and distilleries in drought-hit regions of the State.
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Supreme Court rules Virginia lawmakers didn't have the right to appeal redistricting

Vox - ‎May 23, 2016‎
The Supreme Court ruled unanimously on Monday that a group of Virginia Republican lawmakers appealing over a court-ordered redistricting plan didn't have the legal standing to bring their case.
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The Overriding Importance of the Supreme Court in This Presidential Election: Do Not Throw Away Your Vote

Huffington Post - ‎22 hours ago‎
Nowhere is this clearer than in the power to appoint Supreme Court justices. If Donald Trump wins this election, it is possible, if not probable, that he will appoint several Supreme Court justices. The effects of those lifetime appointments on issues ...
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