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  • Trump ally Roger Stone sentenced to over 3 years in prison

    Trump ally Roger Stone sentenced to over 3 years in prison

    Class Action News 02/12/2020

    Roger Stone, a longtime confidant of President Donald Trump, was sentenced to more than three years in prison Thursday for obstructing a congressional investigation in a case that has sparked fears about presidential interference in the justice syste...

  • High court strikes down ‘scandalous’ part of trademark law

    High court strikes down ‘scandalous’ part of trademark law

    Class Action News 06/20/2019

    The Supreme Court struck down a section of federal law Monday that prevented businesses from registering trademarks seen as scandalous or immoral, handing a victory to California fashion brand FUCT.The high court ruled that the century-old provision ...

  • Washington Supreme Court weighing legislative records case

    Washington Supreme Court weighing legislative records case

    Class Action News 06/08/2019

    Washington Supreme Court justices had pointed questions Tuesday for lawyers representing the Legislature and a media coalition who argued that lawmakers have been violating the law by not releasing emails, daily schedules and written reports of sexua...

  •  US presses ahead with border wall in court despite shutdown

    US presses ahead with border wall in court despite shutdown

    Class Action News 01/17/2019

    A federal attorney in South Texas said in court this week that during the ongoing partial government shutdown, he only has been allowed to work on cases related to President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall.The Texas Civil Rights Project on ...

  • EU top court adviser: Google can limit right to be forgotten

    EU top court adviser: Google can limit right to be forgotten

    Class Action News 01/10/2019

    An adviser to Europe's top court says Google doesn't have to extend "right to be forgotten" rules to its search engines globally.The European Court of Justice's advocate general released a preliminary opinion Thursday in the case involving the U.S. t...

  • Mississippi chief justice: Time for another to lead court

    Mississippi chief justice: Time for another to lead court

    Class Action News 12/22/2018

    After 21 years on the Mississippi Supreme Court and 10 years as chief justice, Bill Waller Jr. says it's time for someone else to take the helm.Waller's court has at times questioned problems with forensic evidence, but passed when asked to rule on t...

  • Trump administration defends Keystone XL pipeline in court

    Trump administration defends Keystone XL pipeline in court

    Class Action News 05/23/2018

    Trump administration attorneys defended the disputed Keystone XL oil sands pipeline in federal court on Thursday against environmentalists and Native American groups that want to derail the project.President Barack Obama rejected the 1,179-mile (1,80...

  • Pennsylvania GOP take gerrymandering case to US high court

    Pennsylvania GOP take gerrymandering case to US high court

    Class Action News 01/15/2018

    Pennsylvania's top Republican lawmakers asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to stop an order by the state's highest court in a gerrymandering case brought by Democrats that threw out the boundaries of its 18 congressional districts and ordered t...

  • Warrant dropped for professor who spoke Hawaiian in court

    Warrant dropped for professor who spoke Hawaiian in court

    Class Action News 01/11/2018

    A judge dropped an arrest warrant Thursday for a University of Hawaii professor who refused to respond in court to English and spoke Hawaiian instead.Samuel Kaleikoa Kaeo was in court Wednesday facing a trial for charges connected to his participatio...

  • German court orders sentence enforced in Chile abuse case

    German court orders sentence enforced in Chile abuse case

    Class Action News 08/13/2017

    A court in western Germany has ruled that a German man must serve the sentence of a Chilean court for his role in the sexual abuse of children at a secretive German colony in Chile. The dpa news agency reported Monday that the court in the town of Kr...

  • Wyoming raises court fees for courtroom technology updates

    Wyoming raises court fees for courtroom technology updates

    Class Action News 08/08/2017

    An increase in court automation fees approved by the state Legislature aims to provide Wyoming courtrooms with adequate technology. The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports people using Wyoming courts since July 1 have had to pay $15 more in automation fees...

  • Federal court's agenda has topics that draw Trump's ire

    Federal court's agenda has topics that draw Trump's ire

    Class Action News 07/15/2017

    The nation’s largest federal court circuit has clashed repeatedly with President Trump over the past six months, and the agenda for its annual meeting is not shying away from topics that have stoked the president’s ire. Immigration, fake news and med...

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