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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

    Legal Compliance News 01/16/2021

    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...

  • 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....

  • Republicans condemn 'scheme' to undo election for Trump

    Republicans condemn 'scheme' to undo election for Trump

    Top Stories & Analysis 01/05/2021

    Trump has enlisted support from a dozen Republican senators and up to 100 House Republicans to challenge the Electoral College  vote when Congress convenes in a joint session to confirm President-elect Joe Biden’s  306-232 win. With B...

  • 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...

  • Parents Plead Not Guilty to Charges in Missouri Girl's Death

    Parents Plead Not Guilty to Charges in Missouri Girl's Death

    Legal Compliance News 12/28/2020

    The parents of a 4-year-old Missouri girl allegedly killed by neighbors to remove a “demon” pleaded not guilty Monday to charges connected to the case. Mary S. Mast, 29, and James A. Mast, 28, both of Lincoln, Missouri, were charged Thurs...

  • 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...