Tag Archives: court

Biden creates commission to study adding Supreme Court justices

Biden creates commission to study adding Supreme Court justices

Biden creates commission to study adding Supreme Court justices Biden creates commission to study adding Supreme Court justices Today President Biden plans to order a 180-day study of the Supreme Court, including the possibility of adding more justices or setting term limits. A bipartisan commission, the White House said in a statement, will study “the genesis of the reform debate …

Read More »

EXPLAINER: Questioning blurs meaning of ‘lawful but awful’ Los Angeles Police Department Police Chicago Supreme Court George Floyd

EXPLAINER: Questioning blurs meaning of 'lawful but awful' Los Angeles Police Department Police Chicago Supreme Court George Floyd

EXPLAINER: Questioning blurs meaning of ‘lawful but awful’ Los Angeles Police Department Police Chicago Supreme Court George Floyd EXPLAINER: Questioning blurs meaning of ‘lawful but awful’ Los Angeles Police Department Police Chicago Supreme Court George Floyd Jurors in the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd s death have spent the week listening to testimony from …

Read More »

Supreme Court Backs Google in Copyright Fight With Oracle

Supreme Court Backs Google in Copyright Fight With Oracle

Supreme Court Backs Google in Copyright Fight With Oracle Supreme Court Backs Google in Copyright Fight With Oracle Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. and Justices Sonia Sotomayor, Elena Kagan, Neil M. Gorsuch and Brett M. Kavanaugh joined the majority opinion. Justice Amy Coney Barrett did not participate in the case, which was argued before she joined the court. In …

Read More »

Supreme Court Seems Ready to Back Payments to Student-Athletes

Supreme Court Seems Ready to Back Payments to Student-Athletes

Supreme Court Seems Ready to Back Payments to Student-Athletes Supreme Court Seems Ready to Back Payments to Student-Athletes WASHINGTON — Justices across the ideological spectrum teamed up during Supreme Court oral arguments on Wednesday to voice skepticism about the N.C.A.A.’s position that it could bar relatively modest payments to student-athletes in the name of amateurism despite the antitrust laws. But …

Read More »

Supreme Court Looks for Narrow Path in Investors’ Suit Against Goldman Sachs

Supreme Court Looks for Narrow Path in Investors’ Suit Against Goldman Sachs

Supreme Court Looks for Narrow Path in Investors’ Suit Against Goldman Sachs Supreme Court Looks for Narrow Path in Investors’ Suit Against Goldman Sachs A divided three-judge panel of the court of appeals said its ruling relied on a presumption created by a 1988 Supreme Court decision, Basic v. Levinson, which said investors claiming they were defrauded by false statements …

Read More »

Canada Supreme Court Rules Federal Carbon Tax Is Constitutional

Canada Supreme Court Rules Federal Carbon Tax Is Constitutional

Canada Supreme Court Rules Federal Carbon Tax Is Constitutional Canada Supreme Court Rules Federal Carbon Tax Is Constitutional OTTAWA — In a decision that marked an important victory for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s climate change agenda, Canada’s Supreme Court ruled that the federal government’s imposition of carbon taxes in provinces that oppose them was constitutional. Citing Parliament’s power to legislate …

Read More »

South Africa Court Set to Rule on Jacob Zuma, and an Era of Impunity

South Africa Court Set to Rule on Jacob Zuma, and an Era of Impunity

South Africa Court Set to Rule on Jacob Zuma, and an Era of Impunity South Africa Court Set to Rule on Jacob Zuma, and an Era of Impunity JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — For nearly three years, South African investigators have been unearthing a web of corruption around the former president, Jacob Zuma, in a public inquiry that has captivated the …

Read More »

Japan Court Backs Same-Sex Marriage. Laws Still Block It.

Japan Court Backs Same-Sex Marriage. Laws Still Block It.

Japan Court Backs Same-Sex Marriage. Laws Still Block It. Japan Court Backs Same-Sex Marriage. Laws Still Block It. TOKYO — A Japanese court on Wednesday ruled that the country’s failure to recognize same-sex marriages was unconstitutional, a landmark decision that could be an important step toward legalizing the unions across the nation. The ruling, handed down by a district court …

Read More »

Twitter Hacker Pleads Guilty in Florida Court

Twitter Hacker Pleads Guilty in Florida Court

Twitter Hacker Pleads Guilty in Florida Court Twitter Hacker Pleads Guilty in Florida Court The young hacker accused of being the mastermind behind a breach last year of high-profile Twitter accounts pleaded guilty on Tuesday in a Florida court, agreeing to serve three years in juvenile prison. Graham Ivan Clark, 18, faced fraud charges after a hack that compromised Twitter …

Read More »

Lawyers investigating Cuomo have taken on political figures Supreme Court Republican Party Letitia James Bill de Blasio New York

Lawyers investigating Cuomo have taken on political figures Supreme Court Republican Party Letitia James Bill de Blasio New York

Lawyers investigating Cuomo have taken on political figures Supreme Court Republican Party Letitia James Bill de Blasio New York Lawyers investigating Cuomo have taken on political figures Supreme Court Republican Party Letitia James Bill de Blasio New York The lawyers tapped to investigate sexual harassment allegations against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo both have experience handling high-profile cases involving men …

Read More »