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  • Supreme Court takes on early stage of global warming case

    Supreme Court takes on early stage of global warming case

    Headline Legal News 01/21/2021

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday seemed cautious about siding with oil and gas companies in a case involving global warming.The case the court was hearing is not about whether the companies can be held responsible for harms resulting from global warming....

  • Woman accused of helping steal Pelosi laptop freed from jail

    Woman accused of helping steal Pelosi laptop freed from jail

    Legal Events 01/21/2021

    A Pennsylvania woman facing charges that she helped steal a laptop from the office of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi during the attack on the U.S. Capitol will be released from jail, a federal judge decided Thursday.U.S. Magistrate Judge Martin Carlson d...

  • India's top court suspends implementation of new farm laws

    India's top court suspends implementation of new farm laws

    Headline Legal News 01/12/2021

    India’s top court on Tuesday temporarily put on hold the implementation of agricultural reform laws and ordered the creation of an independent committee of experts to negotiate with farmers who have been protesting against the legislation.The S...

  • Seoul court orders Japan to compensate 12 Korean sex slaves

    Seoul court orders Japan to compensate 12 Korean sex slaves

    Headline Legal News 01/08/2021

    A South Korean court on Friday ordered Japan to financially compensate 12 South Korean women forced to work as sex slaves for Japanese troops during World War II, a landmark ruling that’s set to rekindle animosities between the Asian neighbors....

  • Appeals court vacates order delaying woman’s execution

    Appeals court vacates order delaying woman’s execution

    Legal Events 01/01/2021

    A federal appeals court has cleared the way for the only woman on federal death row to be executed before President-elect Joe Biden takes office.The ruling, handed down Friday by a three-judge panel on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Co...

  • Trump plan to curb drug costs dealt setback in court

    Trump plan to curb drug costs dealt setback in court

    Headline Legal News 12/24/2020

    A late-term maneuver by President Donald Trump to use lower drug prices paid overseas to limit some of Medicare’s own costs suffered a legal setback Wednesday that appears likely to keep the policy from taking effect before the president leaves...

  • High court denies Kentucky religious school’s plea to reopen

    High court denies Kentucky religious school’s plea to reopen

    Headline Legal News 12/20/2020

    The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to block an order by Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear that bars in-person K-12 education until early January in areas hard hit by COVID-19, rejecting a plea from a private religious school.The court said in an unsigned...

  • Wisconsin Supreme Court tosses Trump election lawsuit

    Wisconsin Supreme Court tosses Trump election lawsuit

    Headline Legal News 12/14/2020

    The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Monday rejected President Donald Trump’s lawsuit attempting to overturn his loss to Democrat Joe Biden in the battleground state, ending Trump's legal challenges in state court about an hour before the Electoral C...

  • Justices rule Muslim men can sue FBI agents over no-fly list

    Justices rule Muslim men can sue FBI agents over no-fly list

    Legal News 12/11/2020

    A unanimous Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that Muslim men who were placed on the government’s no-fly list because they refused to serve as FBI informants can seek to hold federal agents financially liable.The justices continued a string of de...

  • High court to decide whether Nazi art case stays in US court

    High court to decide whether Nazi art case stays in US court

    Headline Legal News 12/06/2020

    Jed Leiber was an adult before he learned that his family was once part-owner of a collection of centuries-old religious artworks now said to be worth at least $250 million.Over a steak dinner at a New York City restaurant in the 1990s he had asked h...

  • US Supreme Court asked to block Biden win in Pennsylvania

    US Supreme Court asked to block Biden win in Pennsylvania

    Headline Legal News 12/02/2020

    Republicans attempting to undo President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in Pennsylvania asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to take up their lawsuit, three days after it was thrown out by the highest court in the battleground state.In the reques...

  • Judge halts further vote certification; Gov. Wolf appeals

    Judge halts further vote certification; Gov. Wolf appeals

    Headline Legal News 11/27/2020

    A Pennsylvania appeals court judge ordered state officials on Wednesday to halt any further steps toward certifying election results, a day after Gov. Tom Wolf said he had certified Democrat Joe Biden as the winner of the presidential election in Pen...

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