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  • Man Stirs the Pot by Lighting Joint in Court

    Man Stirs the Pot by Lighting Joint in Court

    Corporate Governance 01/27/2020

    The rapper Afroman famously sang about how getting high on marijuana prevented him from going to court. A Tennessee man decided to combine the two when he lit a marijuana cigarette in the courtroom, authorities said.Spencer Alan Boston, 20, was arres...

  • Bangladesh court orders 231 factories closed to save river

    Bangladesh court orders 231 factories closed to save river

    Family Law 01/18/2020

    Bangladesh’s High Court has asked authorities to shut down 231 factories surrounding the highly polluted main river in the nation’s capital, lawyers and activists said Tuesday. Manzil Murshid, who filed a petition with the court seeking i...

  • California court invalidates law requiring Trump tax returns

    California court invalidates law requiring Trump tax returns

    Business Law 11/19/2019

    President Donald Trump does not have to disclose his tax returns to appear as a candidate on California’s primary ballot next spring, the state Supreme Court ruled unanimously Thursday.The law, the first of its kind in the nation and aimed squa...

  • Supreme Court steps into Google-Oracle copyright fight

    Supreme Court steps into Google-Oracle copyright fight

    Practice Focuses 11/14/2019

    The Supreme Court said Friday it will referee a high-profile copyright dispute between technology giants Oracle and Google. Oracle says it wants nearly $9 billion from Google.The case stems from Google’s development of its hugely popular Androi...

  • French court postpones ruling on cement firm Lafarge case

    French court postpones ruling on cement firm Lafarge case

    Criminal Law 10/22/2019

    A French court has postponed until Nov. 7 a decision on whether to uphold preliminary charges against French cement manufacturer Lafarge, including "complicity in crimes against humanity."The decision comes as the Paris appeal court on Thursday ruled...

  • Court Weighing Whether Judge Can Unseal Lynching Records

    Court Weighing Whether Judge Can Unseal Lynching Records

    Criminal Law 10/21/2019

    A historian’s effort to unseal grand jury records from the brazen 1946 lynching of two black couples on a Georgia riverbank prompted tough questions in a federal appeals court, but the judges also suggested there might be another way to win rel...

  • Supreme Court to hear abortion regulation case

    Supreme Court to hear abortion regulation case

    Criminal Law 10/05/2019

    The Supreme Court agreed Friday to plunge into the abortion debate in the midst of the 2020 presidential campaign, taking on a Louisiana case that could reveal how willing the more conservative court is to chip away at abortion rights.The justices wi...

  • Supreme Court won’t intervene over West Virginia justices

    Supreme Court won’t intervene over West Virginia justices

    Family Law 10/03/2019

    The U.S. Supreme Court said Monday it will leave in place a court decision that derailed the impeachment trials of three West Virginia Supreme Court justices accused of corruption.The case was one of a long list of those the Supreme Court announced i...

  • Dutch Supreme Court asked to clarify euthanasia case

    Dutch Supreme Court asked to clarify euthanasia case

    Personal Injury 09/28/2019

    Prosecutors have asked the Netherlands' Supreme Court to clarify legal matters in a landmark euthanasia case, saying Thursday they want to lay down unambiguous jurisprudence for the future.The Public Prosecution Service said by instituting "cassation...

  • Transgender woman in Supreme Court case 'happy being me'

    Transgender woman in Supreme Court case 'happy being me'

    Personal Injury 09/25/2019

    Aimee Stephens lost her job at a suburban Detroit funeral home and she could lose her Supreme Court case over discrimination against transgender people. Amid her legal fight, her health is failing.But seven years after Stephens thought seriously of s...

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