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  • No peeking, voters: Court keeps Trump taxes private for now

    No peeking, voters: Court keeps Trump taxes private for now

    Supreme Court News 07/10/2020

    Rejecting President Donald Trump’s complaints that he’s being harassed, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday in favor of a New York prosecutor’s demands for the billionaire president’s tax records. But in good political news for T...

  • U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear Nazi art case

    U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear Nazi art case

    Legal Compliance News 07/07/2020

    The Supreme Court agreed Thursday to hear a case involving the descendants of a group of Jewish art dealers from Germany who say their ancestors were forced to sell a collection of religious art to the Nazi government in 1935. The justices will decid...

  • Supreme Court rules SEC can recoup money in fraud cases

    Supreme Court rules SEC can recoup money in fraud cases

    Supreme Court News 06/23/2020

    The Supreme Court on Monday preserved an important tool used by securities regulators to recoup ill-gotten gains in fraud cases.By an 8-1 vote, the justices ruled that the Securities and Exchange Commission can seek to recover the money through a pro...

  • Court rejects Trump bid to end young immigrants’ protections

    Court rejects Trump bid to end young immigrants’ protections

    Latest News 06/16/2020

    The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected President Donald Trump’s effort to end legal protections for 650,000 young immigrants, the second stunning election-season rebuke from the court in a week after its ruling that it’s illegal to fire p...

  • Court expects July verdict in Man City's European ban case

    Court expects July verdict in Man City's European ban case

    Top Stories & Analysis 06/10/2020

    A verdict in Manchester City’s appeal against a two-year UEFA ban from European competitions is expected within five weeks.The Court of Arbitration for Sport set the target Wednesday of “during the first half of July” to publish the...

  • Supreme Court rejects challenge to limits on church services

    Supreme Court rejects challenge to limits on church services

    Legal Compliance News 05/29/2020

    A divided Supreme Court on Friday rejected an emergency appeal by a California church that challenged state limits on attendance at worship services that have been imposed to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Over the dissent of the four mo...

  • Supreme Court blocks House from Mueller grand jury material

    Supreme Court blocks House from Mueller grand jury material

    Latest News 05/20/2020

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday temporarily prevented the House of Representatives from obtaining secret grand jury testimony from special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. The court’s unsigned order granted the Trump administ...

  • European court backs Spain on express migrant deportations

    European court backs Spain on express migrant deportations

    Top Stories & Analysis 02/14/2020

    The European Court of Human Rights on Thursday backed Spain’s express deportation of two African migrants back to Morocco from a Spanish enclave in northwest Africa as part of a mass expulsion.The court’s grand chamber ruled that there ha...

  • Bangladesh court orders 231 factories closed to save river

    Bangladesh court orders 231 factories closed to save river

    Supreme Court News 01/19/2020

    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...

  • Democratic states appeal Obamacare ruling to Supreme Court

    Democratic states appeal Obamacare ruling to Supreme Court

    Legal Compliance News 01/05/2020

    Cyprus' attorney general said Tuesday he couldn't suspend the trial of a 19 year-old British woman found guilty of lying about being gang raped by as many as dozen Israelis because she had leveled “grave accusations” against police invest...

  • Kentucky lawmaker Harris to run for state Supreme Court

    Kentucky lawmaker Harris to run for state Supreme Court

    Legal Compliance News 01/01/2020

    A state representative from eastern Kentucky says he is running for the state’s Supreme Court. News outlets report that state Rep. Chris Harris, a Democrat who represents District 93, said in a statement that he plans to run for a seat in the 7...

  • Judges, past finalists among candidates for top Kansas court

    Judges, past finalists among candidates for top Kansas court

    Latest News 12/21/2019

    Two members of the Kansas attorney general's staff who were finalists for a previous appointment and four lower-court judges are seeking to fill a vacancy on the state Supreme Court.A lawyer-led state nominating commission is scheduled to interview 1...