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Brazil Supreme Court Justice Orders House Speaker Eduardo Cunha to Step Down

Wall Street Journal - ‎21 minutes ago‎
BRASÍLIA—A Brazil Supreme Court justice on Thursday suspended House Speaker Eduardo Cunha, who is facing corruption charges, adding more uncertainty to the nation's tumultuous political scene.
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Brazil prosecutor asks Supreme Court to investigate Lula

FRANCE 24 - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Brazil's prosecutor-general asked the Supreme Court to investigate former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, the court said on Tuesday, as a senator's testimony opened new fronts in a massive corruption case.
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NEET: State governments seek clarification from Supreme Court if they can hold separate entrance exams

Zee News - ‎4 hours ago‎
In a major development with regard to the National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET), states on Thursday sought clarification from the Supreme Court whether the state governments should go ahead with their state medical entrance tests separately or not.
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Florida Supreme Court Considers Overturning Death Sentences

ABC News - ‎6 hours ago‎
The lives of nearly 400 death row inmates hang in the balance during oral arguments Thursday before Florida's Supreme Court, which will ultimately decide if their sentences should be reduced to life in prison. The hearing comes in response to a U.S. ...
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Grassley: Trump will nominate 'right type of people' to Supreme Court

Politico - ‎2 hours ago‎
“Based upon the type of people he'd be looking for, I think I would expect the right type of people to be nominated by him to the Supreme Court,” the Iowa Republican told The Des Moines Register in an interview published Wednesday evening.
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State Supreme Court to weigh Gov. Brown's prison release initiative

Los Angeles Times - ‎7 hours ago‎
California's highest court is slated to hear arguments Thursday on whether Gov. Jerry Brown may ask voters in November to allow an early release from prison for some who were convicted of nonviolent crimes.
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Bangladesh Supreme Court upholds Jamaat chief's death sentence

The Hindu - ‎8 hours ago‎
Bangladesh's Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the death sentence it handed down to chief of fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami Motiur Rahman Nizami over crimes against humanity during the 1971 Liberation War with Pakistan.
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Roberts refuses to be drawn into controversy about filling Supreme Court vacancy

Washington Post - ‎19 hours ago‎
ROGERS, Ark. - Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. on Wednesday shrugged off any difficulty the Supreme Court might be having reaching consensus with an equal number of ideologically divided justices.
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Supreme Court Collegium recommends 4 names for elevation to apex court

Economic Times - ‎May 4, 2016‎
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended elevation of three High Court Chief Justices and a senior lawyer to the apex court, the first since a new law on appointment of judges to higher judiciary was struck down by the top court.
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Supreme Court panel hears suggestions from AAP govt, taxi unions

The Indian Express - ‎15 hours ago‎
Supreme court, SC, Diesel vehicles, AAP, Aam Aadmi Party, AAP government Officials of Delhi government and Environment Pollution Control Authority will meet again Thursday to discuss issues raised by taxi unions.
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India's Supreme Court Orders Tobacco Companies to Comply With Health Warning Rules

Wall Street Journal - ‎May 4, 2016‎
NEW DELHI—India's Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered tobacco companies to comply with a new government rule requiring that graphic health warnings cover 85% of every cigarette pack, even as the industry pursues a legal battle against it.
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Supreme Court orders EC to clean voters' register

GhanaWeb - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Supreme Court has ordered the Electoral Commission to delete from the electoral roll names of all dead people and persons who used the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to register to vote.
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Kudos to Colorado Supreme Court for Protecting Private-Property Rights from Enviro Special Interests

Forbes - ‎20 hours ago‎
Fracking is alive and well in Colorado. This past Monday, the Colorado Supreme Court delivered a unanimous and resounding victory to property-rights owners in two important hydrofracking cases.
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The Supreme Court Decided Against N.C.'s Law 20 Years Ago

Advocate.com - ‎May 4, 2016‎
But in reality, it's the background of a landmark case decided by the U.S. Supreme Court 20 years ago. In 1992, it was Colorado sanctioning anti-LGBT hate, and the portion of the LGBT community in the crosshairs were gay, lesbian, and bisexual residents.

Cheerleaders' Uniforms as Art? Let's Ask the Supreme Court

Bloomberg View - ‎May 4, 2016‎
In deciding the case that the Supreme Court will now review, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit listed no fewer than nine possible tests and approaches to measure whether a design element can be conceptually separated from a useful article.

Politics front and center in fight for next Supreme Court justice, panel says

Vanderbilt University News - ‎22 hours ago‎
Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos (far right) hosted a discussion on the future of the Supreme Court May 2 in Langford Auditorium.

Washington Supreme Court trades Olympia for Ellensburg on Thursday

The Seattle Times - ‎16 hours ago‎
ELLENSBURG - The Washington Supreme Court will travel to Ellensburg to hear cases at Central Washington University on Thursday.
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Cosby asks Pa. Supreme Court to hear appeal

Philly.com - ‎18 hours ago‎
The request, made public Wednesday, came a week after Superior Court denied a similar bid from the entertainer and ordered the criminal case to resume its path toward trial.
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