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  • Government asks high court to hear transgender military case

    Government asks high court to hear transgender military case

    Lawyer Blogs 12/01/2018

    The Trump administration asked the Supreme Court on Friday to issue an unusually quick ruling on the Pentagon's policy of restricting military service by transgender people. It's the fourth time in recent months the administration has sought to bypas...

  • Court says convicted serial rapist should be released

    Court says convicted serial rapist should be released

    Lawyer Blogs 07/13/2018

    A convicted serial rapist should be allowed to be released into the community under supervision, the Minnesota state Court of Appeals ruled Monday, saying the state did not prove by clear and convincing evidence that Thomas Duvall should remain in tr...

  • Wolf held fundraiser at law firm his administration is suing

    Wolf held fundraiser at law firm his administration is suing

    Lawyer Blogs 06/19/2018

    Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf's campaign held a $1,000-a-head fundraiser at the offices of a law firm that his administration and the city of Harrisburg are suing over its role in a municipal trash incinerator that helped drive the city into state receive...

  •  Australian cardinal back in court on sex abuse charges

    Australian cardinal back in court on sex abuse charges

    Lawyer Blogs 05/04/2018

    Australian Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Vatican official to be charged in the Catholic Church sex abuse crisis, arrived Wednesday for an appearance in a Melbourne court where he will eventually stand trial on sexual abuse charges spanning de...

  • Supreme Court to hear appeal of Missouri death row inmate

    Supreme Court to hear appeal of Missouri death row inmate

    Lawyer Blogs 04/19/2018

    The Supreme Court agreed Monday to review the case of a Missouri death row inmate who says his rare medical condition could cause him to choke on his own blood during an execution.The justices said they would hear the appeal of inmate Russell Bucklew...

  • Arkansas judge blocks state from issuing birth certificates

    Arkansas judge blocks state from issuing birth certificates

    Lawyer Blogs 12/02/2017

    An Arkansas judge on Friday blocked the state from issuing any birth certificates until officials are able to comply with a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that the state's birth certificate law illegally favors heterosexual parents. Pulaski County Circuit...

  • Washington Supreme Court to hear education funding case

    Washington Supreme Court to hear education funding case

    Lawyer Blogs 10/25/2017

    The Washington state Supreme Court is set to hear argument on whether the state has met its constitutional requirement to fully fund K-12 education. Tuesday morning's hearing is on whether the state should still be held in contempt for lack of progre...

  • Immigrant teen seeking abortion asks court to reconsider

    Immigrant teen seeking abortion asks court to reconsider

    Lawyer Blogs 10/24/2017

    Attorneys for a pregnant teen being held in a Texas immigration facility are asking a federal appeals court to reconsider its decision not to order the government to let her obtain an abortion. Lawyers for the 17-year-old on Sunday asked the U.S. Cou...

  • Court agrees to take on US-Microsoft dispute over emails

    Court agrees to take on US-Microsoft dispute over emails

    Lawyer Blogs 10/12/2017

    The Supreme Court agreed Monday to take on a major dispute over the government's authority to force American technology companies to hand over emails and other digital information sought in criminal probes but stored outside the U.S. The justices int...

  • European Court Asked to Rule on Facebook Data Transfers

    European Court Asked to Rule on Facebook Data Transfers

    Lawyer Blogs 10/05/2017

    The European Court of Justice has been asked to consider whether Facebook's Dublin-based subsidiary can legally transfer users' personal data to its U.S. parent, after Ireland's top court said Tuesday that there are "well-founded concerns" the practi...

  • Israeli protesters erect golden statue of High Court chief

    Israeli protesters erect golden statue of High Court chief

    Lawyer Blogs 08/31/2017

    Jerusalem residents woke to discover a surprising spectacle outside the country's Supreme Court — a golden statue of the court's president put up in protest by members of a religious nationalist group. Police quickly removed the statue of Miram Naor,...

  • Supreme Court limits ability to strip citizenship

    Supreme Court limits ability to strip citizenship

    Lawyer Blogs 06/26/2017

    The Supreme Court on Thursday limited the government's ability to strip U.S. citizenship from immigrants for lying during the naturalization process. The justices ruled unanimously in favor of an ethnic Serb from Bosnia who lied about her husband's m...

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