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Michigan Supreme Court sides with barber who defied coronavirus shutdown

Michigan Supreme Court sides with barber who defied coronavirus shutdown

A 77-year-old Michigan barber won a legal battle with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer over her coronavirus shutdown orders — in a stinging unanimous decision of the stat [...] Read full article: Michigan Supreme Court sides with barber...→

Karl Manke wins reopen case at state Supreme Court

Karl Manke wins reopen case at state Supreme Court

The Michigan state supreme court sided with a 77-year-old barber Friday night, ruling his shop could open despite prolonged shutdowns of wide swaths of the eco [...] Read full article: Karl Manke wins reopen case at state Sup...→

Supreme Court Could Make It Easier to Sue Police

Supreme Court Could Make It Easier to Sue Police

The U.S. Supreme Court is currently considering multiple cases that could make it easier to file lawsuits against law enforcement officers over serious miscond [...] Read full article: Supreme Court Could Make It Easier to Su...→

Supreme Court announcement on reexamining qualified immunity for police could come soon

Supreme Court announcement on reexamining qualified immunity for police could come soon

The justices could announce as soon as Monday whether they will rethink qualified immunity, a legal doctrine created by the court that has turned into a powerf [...] Read full article: Supreme Court announcement on reexaminin...→

New Jersey Supreme Court

A ruling by New Jersey’s Supreme Court has made it easier for drug offenders who’ve completed a court-supervised program to have their criminal records expunge [...] Read full article: New Jersey Supreme Court...→

Supreme Court blocks order to move inmates from infected Ohio prison

Supreme Court blocks order to move inmates from infected Ohio prison

The ACLU said one-fifth of the inmate population at Elkton Federal Correctional Institution in Ohio is infected. Read full article: Supreme Court blocks order to move inmat...→

Michigan Supreme Court rejects to expedite case challenging Whitmer's emergency powers

Michigan Supreme Court rejects to expedite case challenging Whitmer's emergency powers

The Michigan Supreme Court has rejected to expedite hearing a Republican-led lawsuit challenging Gov. Whitmer's emergency powers. Read full article: Michigan Supreme Court rejects to expedi...→

When it comes to reopening churches in the pandemic, Supreme Court says grace ain't groceries

When it comes to reopening churches in the pandemic, Supreme Court says grace ain't groceries

Ross D. Silverman, Indiana University... (THE CONVERSATION) The highest court in the land has given states some leeway in determining when and how to safely re [...] Read full article: When it comes to reopening churches in t...→

NCAA argues in sex abuse case it has no legal duty to protect athletes

NCAA argues in sex abuse case it has no legal duty to protect athletes

NCAA says it will ask a federal judge to dismiss a class action suit filed by three former track athletes who allege they were sexually abused and harassed by [...] Read full article: NCAA argues in sex abuse case it has no ...→

Wisconsin Supreme Court to hear case that could remove 129K from voter rolls

Wisconsin Supreme Court to hear case that could remove 129K from voter rolls

The case could result in the removal of voters from the rolls before the November general election. Read full article: Wisconsin Supreme Court to hear case tha...→

Wisconsin Supreme Court agrees to hear voter purge case

Wisconsin Supreme Court agrees to hear voter purge case

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a case seeking to purge about 129,000 voter registrations from the rolls ahead of the [...] Read full article: Wisconsin Supreme Court agrees to hear v...→

Roberts embraces role as Supreme Court swing justice, with latest church ruling

Roberts embraces role as Supreme Court swing justice, with latest church ruling

Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts continues to position himself as the high court’s new swing vote -- having sided with both his conservative and libera [...] Read full article: Roberts embraces role as Supreme Court s...→

MI Supreme Court Sides with 77-Year-Old Barber over Gov. Whitmer 7-0

MI Supreme Court Sides with 77-Year-Old Barber over Gov. Whitmer 7-0

In a unanimous 7-0 decision, the Michigan Supreme Court sided with 77-year-old barber Karl Manke over Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. | Politics Read full article: MI Supreme Court Sides with 77-Year-Old ...→

Opinion: Why I Put a Black Lives Matter Sign on My La Jolla Church - Times of San Diego

It is time for us to reconstruct our society into one that allows everyone the opportunity to shine forth their light. Black lives matter—period. Read full article: Opinion: Why I Put a Black Lives Matter ...→

Murphy to Name First Black Woman to NJ Supreme Court

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy will name attorney Fabiana Pierre-Louis to the state Supreme Court on Friday, making her the first black woman to sit on the state’ [...] Read full article: Murphy to Name First Black Woman to NJ S...→

Korean adoptee uses DNA test and historic court case to demand to be part of her birth family

Korean adoptee uses DNA test and historic court case to demand to be part of her birth family

Kara Bos’s lawsuit could help her find out why she was abandoned and who her mother was. It could also change how adoptees use the legal system. Read full article: Korean adoptee uses DNA test and histori...→

Police immunity rule getting fresh look by Supreme Court after George Floyd death

Police immunity rule getting fresh look by Supreme Court after George Floyd death

The U.S. Supreme Court could revisit its 50-year-old doctrine of "qualified immunity" for law enforcement, which has shielded cops from misconduct lawsuits. Read full article: Police immunity rule getting fresh look ...→

Michigan Supreme Court posts approved plans to reopen trial courts

Michigan Supreme Court posts approved plans to reopen trial courts

The Michigan Supreme Court (MSC) has launched a new webpage to help residents statewide access reopening plans for their local trial courts. Read full article: Michigan Supreme Court posts approved pl...→

DOJ files formal appeal with Supreme Court over House access to Mueller grand jury material

DOJ files formal appeal with Supreme Court over House access to Mueller grand jury material

The Justice Department has formally asked the Supreme Court to block a lower court order to turn over secret grand jury material from the Special Counsel Rober [...] Read full article: DOJ files formal appeal with Supreme Cou...→

Trump calls for Supreme Court to reconsider flag burning laws | WTOP

President Donald Trump said Monday that he’d support laws criminalizing flag burning, saying in a call with governors that it’s time for the Supreme Court to t [...] Read full article: Trump calls for Supreme Court to reconsi...→

Supreme Court Upholds Puerto Rico Financial Oversight Board

Supreme Court Upholds Puerto Rico Financial Oversight Board

The Supreme Court says the oversight board established by Congress to help Puerto Rico out of a devastating financial crisis can continue its work Read full article: Supreme Court Upholds Puerto Rico Financ...→

Supreme Court rules in favor of immigrant who fears torture if deported to Lebanon

Supreme Court rules in favor of immigrant who fears torture if deported to Lebanon

The Supreme Court on Monday sided with a Lebanese immigrant facing deportation, saying he can challenge a ruling forcing him to back to his home country amid f [...] Read full article: Supreme Court rules in favor of immigran...→

Supreme Court: Immigrants Who Fear Torture Can Appeal Deportations

Supreme Court: Immigrants Who Fear Torture Can Appeal Deportations

Immigrants facing deportation can now appeal the ruling to send them back to their home country if they are in fear of being tortured upon their return, the Su [...] Read full article: Supreme Court: Immigrants Who Fear Tortu...→

Supreme Court upholds Obama appointment of oversight board dealing with Puerto Rico's financial crisis

Supreme Court upholds Obama appointment of oversight board dealing with Puerto Rico's financial crisis

The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the authority of a special government board with oversight to deal with Puerto Rico’s debt restructuring, which came after a [...] Read full article: Supreme Court upholds Obama appointment ...→

Protests continue near Bronx Supreme Court Friday

Protests continue near Bronx Supreme Court Friday

Demonstrators gathered near Bronx Supreme Court Friday as protests and marches across New York City streets continued. Read full article: Protests continue near Bronx Supreme Cou...→

Supreme Court may consider making it easier to sue police for misconduct

Supreme Court may consider making it easier to sue police for misconduct

The justices are weighing the issue known as "qualified immunity," which protects law enforcement. Read full article: Supreme Court may consider making it eas...→

Murphy to nominate former U.S. attorney to become first black woman to NJ supreme court

Murphy to nominate former U.S. attorney to become first black woman to NJ supreme court

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced Friday his intention to nominate Fabiana Pierre-Louis for the New Jersey Supreme Court. This would make her the first bla [...] Read full article: Murphy to nominate former U.S. attorney ...→

John Hickenlooper refuses to comply with subpoena and court order in ethics case

John Hickenlooper refuses to comply with subpoena and court order in ethics case

U.S. Senate candidate John Hickenlooper refused to comply with a subpoena Thursday morning, so the Colorado Attorney General’s Office will enforce it. Read full article: John Hickenlooper refuses to comply with...→

Barber takes pandemic haircut lawsuit to Michigan Supreme Court

Barber takes pandemic haircut lawsuit to Michigan Supreme Court

A now-famous Michigan barber is taking his case to cut hair during the coronavirus pandemic to the state Supreme Court, as the Justice Department weighs in on [...] Read full article: Barber takes pandemic haircut lawsuit to...→

Opinion | The Police Report to Me, but I Knew I Couldn’t Protect My Son

Opinion | The Police Report to Me, but I Knew I Couldn’t Protect My Son

Even as mayor, I know what every other parent to a black boy in America knows: My son is simply who he is, a young black man. Read full article: Opinion | The Police Report to Me, but I...→

State Supreme Court To Hear Scott Peterson's Death Sentence Appeal

State Supreme Court To Hear Scott Peterson's Death Sentence Appeal

More than 15 years after the Christmas Eve murder of pregnant Modesto school teacher Laci Peterson grabbed national headlines, an attorney will ask the Califor [...] Read full article: State Supreme Court To Hear Scott Peters...→

Judge Asks Court Not to ‘Short Circuit’ His Review of Flynn Case

Judge Asks Court Not to ‘Short Circuit’ His Review of Flynn Case

A lawyer for the trial judge told an appeals court why he wanted to examine the Justice Department’s “unusual” request to dismiss the charge. Read full article: Judge Asks Court Not to ‘Short Circuit’ ...→

Personhood debate: Colorado Supreme Court rules child abuse can’t happen in the womb

Personhood debate: Colorado Supreme Court rules child abuse can’t happen in the womb

In a split decision, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled Monday that those who injure unborn babies can’t be prosecuted for child abuse, even if the infant is bor [...] Read full article: Personhood debate: Colorado Supreme Cour...→

U.S. Supreme Court rebuffs investors' bid to block Madoff trustee lawsuits - amNewYork

BY ANDREW CHUNG The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear a bid by major banks and companies including Koch Industries Inc to prevent a trustee Read full article: U.S. Supreme Court rebuffs investors' bi...→

Supreme Court Declines to Take Bernard Madoff Trustee Case

Supreme Court Declines to Take Bernard Madoff Trustee Case

The Supreme Court is leaving in place a ruling that allows the trustee recovering money for investors in the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme to pursue more than $4 [...] Read full article: Supreme Court Declines to Take Bernard M...→

Michigan Supreme Court sides with barber who defied coronavirus shutdown

Michigan Supreme Court sides with barber who defied coronavirus shutdown

A 77-year-old Michigan barber won a legal battle with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer over her coronavirus shutdown orders — in a stinging unanimous decision of the stat [...] Read full article: Michigan Supreme Court sides with barber...→

MI Supreme Court Sides with 77-Year-Old Barber over Gov. Whitmer 7-0

MI Supreme Court Sides with 77-Year-Old Barber over Gov. Whitmer 7-0

In a unanimous 7-0 decision, the Michigan Supreme Court sided with 77-year-old barber Karl Manke over Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. | Politics Read full article: MI Supreme Court Sides with 77-Year-Old ...→

Supreme Court Could Make It Easier to Sue Police

Supreme Court Could Make It Easier to Sue Police

The U.S. Supreme Court is currently considering multiple cases that could make it easier to file lawsuits against law enforcement officers over serious miscond [...] Read full article: Supreme Court Could Make It Easier to Su...→

Supreme Court may consider making it easier to sue police for misconduct

Supreme Court may consider making it easier to sue police for misconduct

The justices are weighing the issue known as "qualified immunity," which protects law enforcement. Read full article: Supreme Court may consider making it eas...→

New Jersey Supreme Court

A ruling by New Jersey’s Supreme Court has made it easier for drug offenders who’ve completed a court-supervised program to have their criminal records expunge [...] Read full article: New Jersey Supreme Court...→

Korean adoptee uses DNA test and historic court case to demand to be part of her birth family

Korean adoptee uses DNA test and historic court case to demand to be part of her birth family

Kara Bos’s lawsuit could help her find out why she was abandoned and who her mother was. It could also change how adoptees use the legal system. Read full article: Korean adoptee uses DNA test and histori...→

Michigan Supreme Court rejects to expedite case challenging Whitmer's emergency powers

Michigan Supreme Court rejects to expedite case challenging Whitmer's emergency powers

The Michigan Supreme Court has rejected to expedite hearing a Republican-led lawsuit challenging Gov. Whitmer's emergency powers. Read full article: Michigan Supreme Court rejects to expedi...→

John Hickenlooper refuses to comply with subpoena and court order in ethics case

John Hickenlooper refuses to comply with subpoena and court order in ethics case

U.S. Senate candidate John Hickenlooper refused to comply with a subpoena Thursday morning, so the Colorado Attorney General’s Office will enforce it. Read full article: John Hickenlooper refuses to comply with...→

Police immunity rule getting fresh look by Supreme Court after George Floyd death

Police immunity rule getting fresh look by Supreme Court after George Floyd death

The U.S. Supreme Court could revisit its 50-year-old doctrine of "qualified immunity" for law enforcement, which has shielded cops from misconduct lawsuits. Read full article: Police immunity rule getting fresh look ...→

When it comes to reopening churches in the pandemic, Supreme Court says grace ain't groceries

When it comes to reopening churches in the pandemic, Supreme Court says grace ain't groceries

Ross D. Silverman, Indiana University... (THE CONVERSATION) The highest court in the land has given states some leeway in determining when and how to safely re [...] Read full article: When it comes to reopening churches in t...→

Opinion | The Police Report to Me, but I Knew I Couldn’t Protect My Son

Opinion | The Police Report to Me, but I Knew I Couldn’t Protect My Son

Even as mayor, I know what every other parent to a black boy in America knows: My son is simply who he is, a young black man. Read full article: Opinion | The Police Report to Me, but I...→

DOJ files formal appeal with Supreme Court over House access to Mueller grand jury material

DOJ files formal appeal with Supreme Court over House access to Mueller grand jury material

The Justice Department has formally asked the Supreme Court to block a lower court order to turn over secret grand jury material from the Special Counsel Rober [...] Read full article: DOJ files formal appeal with Supreme Cou...→

Judge Asks Court Not to ‘Short Circuit’ His Review of Flynn Case

Judge Asks Court Not to ‘Short Circuit’ His Review of Flynn Case

A lawyer for the trial judge told an appeals court why he wanted to examine the Justice Department’s “unusual” request to dismiss the charge. Read full article: Judge Asks Court Not to ‘Short Circuit’ ...→

Supreme Court Upholds Puerto Rico Financial Oversight Board

Supreme Court Upholds Puerto Rico Financial Oversight Board

The Supreme Court says the oversight board established by Congress to help Puerto Rico out of a devastating financial crisis can continue its work Read full article: Supreme Court Upholds Puerto Rico Financ...→

Wisconsin Supreme Court agrees to hear voter purge case

Wisconsin Supreme Court agrees to hear voter purge case

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a case seeking to purge about 129,000 voter registrations from the rolls ahead of the [...] Read full article: Wisconsin Supreme Court agrees to hear v...→

U.S. Supreme Court rebuffs investors' bid to block Madoff trustee lawsuits - amNewYork

BY ANDREW CHUNG The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear a bid by major banks and companies including Koch Industries Inc to prevent a trustee Read full article: U.S. Supreme Court rebuffs investors' bi...→

Supreme Court: Immigrants Who Fear Torture Can Appeal Deportations

Supreme Court: Immigrants Who Fear Torture Can Appeal Deportations

Immigrants facing deportation can now appeal the ruling to send them back to their home country if they are in fear of being tortured upon their return, the Su [...] Read full article: Supreme Court: Immigrants Who Fear Tortu...→

Karl Manke wins reopen case at state Supreme Court

Karl Manke wins reopen case at state Supreme Court

The Michigan state supreme court sided with a 77-year-old barber Friday night, ruling his shop could open despite prolonged shutdowns of wide swaths of the eco [...] Read full article: Karl Manke wins reopen case at state Sup...→

Protests continue near Bronx Supreme Court Friday

Protests continue near Bronx Supreme Court Friday

Demonstrators gathered near Bronx Supreme Court Friday as protests and marches across New York City streets continued. Read full article: Protests continue near Bronx Supreme Cou...→

Opinion: Why I Put a Black Lives Matter Sign on My La Jolla Church - Times of San Diego

It is time for us to reconstruct our society into one that allows everyone the opportunity to shine forth their light. Black lives matter—period. Read full article: Opinion: Why I Put a Black Lives Matter ...→

Supreme Court announcement on reexamining qualified immunity for police could come soon

Supreme Court announcement on reexamining qualified immunity for police could come soon

The justices could announce as soon as Monday whether they will rethink qualified immunity, a legal doctrine created by the court that has turned into a powerf [...] Read full article: Supreme Court announcement on reexaminin...→

Murphy to nominate former U.S. attorney to become first black woman to NJ supreme court

Murphy to nominate former U.S. attorney to become first black woman to NJ supreme court

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced Friday his intention to nominate Fabiana Pierre-Louis for the New Jersey Supreme Court. This would make her the first bla [...] Read full article: Murphy to nominate former U.S. attorney ...→

Murphy to Name First Black Woman to NJ Supreme Court

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy will name attorney Fabiana Pierre-Louis to the state Supreme Court on Friday, making her the first black woman to sit on the state’ [...] Read full article: Murphy to Name First Black Woman to NJ S...→

Supreme Court blocks order to move inmates from infected Ohio prison

Supreme Court blocks order to move inmates from infected Ohio prison

The ACLU said one-fifth of the inmate population at Elkton Federal Correctional Institution in Ohio is infected. Read full article: Supreme Court blocks order to move inmat...→

Barber takes pandemic haircut lawsuit to Michigan Supreme Court

Barber takes pandemic haircut lawsuit to Michigan Supreme Court

A now-famous Michigan barber is taking his case to cut hair during the coronavirus pandemic to the state Supreme Court, as the Justice Department weighs in on [...] Read full article: Barber takes pandemic haircut lawsuit to...→

Michigan Supreme Court posts approved plans to reopen trial courts

Michigan Supreme Court posts approved plans to reopen trial courts

The Michigan Supreme Court (MSC) has launched a new webpage to help residents statewide access reopening plans for their local trial courts. Read full article: Michigan Supreme Court posts approved pl...→

NCAA argues in sex abuse case it has no legal duty to protect athletes

NCAA argues in sex abuse case it has no legal duty to protect athletes

NCAA says it will ask a federal judge to dismiss a class action suit filed by three former track athletes who allege they were sexually abused and harassed by [...] Read full article: NCAA argues in sex abuse case it has no ...→

State Supreme Court To Hear Scott Peterson's Death Sentence Appeal

State Supreme Court To Hear Scott Peterson's Death Sentence Appeal

More than 15 years after the Christmas Eve murder of pregnant Modesto school teacher Laci Peterson grabbed national headlines, an attorney will ask the Califor [...] Read full article: State Supreme Court To Hear Scott Peters...→

Trump calls for Supreme Court to reconsider flag burning laws | WTOP

President Donald Trump said Monday that he’d support laws criminalizing flag burning, saying in a call with governors that it’s time for the Supreme Court to t [...] Read full article: Trump calls for Supreme Court to reconsi...→

Wisconsin Supreme Court to hear case that could remove 129K from voter rolls

Wisconsin Supreme Court to hear case that could remove 129K from voter rolls

The case could result in the removal of voters from the rolls before the November general election. Read full article: Wisconsin Supreme Court to hear case tha...→

Personhood debate: Colorado Supreme Court rules child abuse can’t happen in the womb

Personhood debate: Colorado Supreme Court rules child abuse can’t happen in the womb

In a split decision, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled Monday that those who injure unborn babies can’t be prosecuted for child abuse, even if the infant is bor [...] Read full article: Personhood debate: Colorado Supreme Cour...→

Supreme Court rules in favor of immigrant who fears torture if deported to Lebanon

Supreme Court rules in favor of immigrant who fears torture if deported to Lebanon

The Supreme Court on Monday sided with a Lebanese immigrant facing deportation, saying he can challenge a ruling forcing him to back to his home country amid f [...] Read full article: Supreme Court rules in favor of immigran...→

Roberts embraces role as Supreme Court swing justice, with latest church ruling

Roberts embraces role as Supreme Court swing justice, with latest church ruling

Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts continues to position himself as the high court’s new swing vote -- having sided with both his conservative and libera [...] Read full article: Roberts embraces role as Supreme Court s...→

Supreme Court Declines to Take Bernard Madoff Trustee Case

Supreme Court Declines to Take Bernard Madoff Trustee Case

The Supreme Court is leaving in place a ruling that allows the trustee recovering money for investors in the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme to pursue more than $4 [...] Read full article: Supreme Court Declines to Take Bernard M...→

Supreme Court upholds Obama appointment of oversight board dealing with Puerto Rico's financial crisis

Supreme Court upholds Obama appointment of oversight board dealing with Puerto Rico's financial crisis

The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the authority of a special government board with oversight to deal with Puerto Rico’s debt restructuring, which came after a [...] Read full article: Supreme Court upholds Obama appointment ...→

Michigan Supreme Court sides with barber who defied coronavirus shutdown

Michigan Supreme Court sides with barber who defied coronavirus shutdown

A 77-year-old Michigan barber won a legal battle with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer over her coronavirus shutdown orders — in a stinging unanimous decision of the stat [...] Read full article: Michigan Supreme Court sides with barber...→

Karl Manke wins reopen case at state Supreme Court

Karl Manke wins reopen case at state Supreme Court

The Michigan state supreme court sided with a 77-year-old barber Friday night, ruling his shop could open despite prolonged shutdowns of wide swaths of the eco [...] Read full article: Karl Manke wins reopen case at state Sup...→

MI Supreme Court Sides with 77-Year-Old Barber over Gov. Whitmer 7-0

MI Supreme Court Sides with 77-Year-Old Barber over Gov. Whitmer 7-0

In a unanimous 7-0 decision, the Michigan Supreme Court sided with 77-year-old barber Karl Manke over Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. | Politics Read full article: MI Supreme Court Sides with 77-Year-Old ...→

Protests continue near Bronx Supreme Court Friday

Protests continue near Bronx Supreme Court Friday

Demonstrators gathered near Bronx Supreme Court Friday as protests and marches across New York City streets continued. Read full article: Protests continue near Bronx Supreme Cou...→

Supreme Court Could Make It Easier to Sue Police

Supreme Court Could Make It Easier to Sue Police

The U.S. Supreme Court is currently considering multiple cases that could make it easier to file lawsuits against law enforcement officers over serious miscond [...] Read full article: Supreme Court Could Make It Easier to Su...→

Opinion: Why I Put a Black Lives Matter Sign on My La Jolla Church - Times of San Diego

It is time for us to reconstruct our society into one that allows everyone the opportunity to shine forth their light. Black lives matter—period. Read full article: Opinion: Why I Put a Black Lives Matter ...→

Supreme Court may consider making it easier to sue police for misconduct

Supreme Court may consider making it easier to sue police for misconduct

The justices are weighing the issue known as "qualified immunity," which protects law enforcement. Read full article: Supreme Court may consider making it eas...→

Supreme Court announcement on reexamining qualified immunity for police could come soon

Supreme Court announcement on reexamining qualified immunity for police could come soon

The justices could announce as soon as Monday whether they will rethink qualified immunity, a legal doctrine created by the court that has turned into a powerf [...] Read full article: Supreme Court announcement on reexaminin...→

Murphy to nominate former U.S. attorney to become first black woman to NJ supreme court

Murphy to nominate former U.S. attorney to become first black woman to NJ supreme court

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced Friday his intention to nominate Fabiana Pierre-Louis for the New Jersey Supreme Court. This would make her the first bla [...] Read full article: Murphy to nominate former U.S. attorney ...→

New Jersey Supreme Court

A ruling by New Jersey’s Supreme Court has made it easier for drug offenders who’ve completed a court-supervised program to have their criminal records expunge [...] Read full article: New Jersey Supreme Court...→

Murphy to Name First Black Woman to NJ Supreme Court

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy will name attorney Fabiana Pierre-Louis to the state Supreme Court on Friday, making her the first black woman to sit on the state’ [...] Read full article: Murphy to Name First Black Woman to NJ S...→

Supreme Court blocks order to move inmates from infected Ohio prison

Supreme Court blocks order to move inmates from infected Ohio prison

The ACLU said one-fifth of the inmate population at Elkton Federal Correctional Institution in Ohio is infected. Read full article: Supreme Court blocks order to move inmat...→

Korean adoptee uses DNA test and historic court case to demand to be part of her birth family

Korean adoptee uses DNA test and historic court case to demand to be part of her birth family

Kara Bos’s lawsuit could help her find out why she was abandoned and who her mother was. It could also change how adoptees use the legal system. Read full article: Korean adoptee uses DNA test and histori...→

Michigan Supreme Court rejects to expedite case challenging Whitmer's emergency powers

Michigan Supreme Court rejects to expedite case challenging Whitmer's emergency powers

The Michigan Supreme Court has rejected to expedite hearing a Republican-led lawsuit challenging Gov. Whitmer's emergency powers. Read full article: Michigan Supreme Court rejects to expedi...→

John Hickenlooper refuses to comply with subpoena and court order in ethics case

John Hickenlooper refuses to comply with subpoena and court order in ethics case

U.S. Senate candidate John Hickenlooper refused to comply with a subpoena Thursday morning, so the Colorado Attorney General’s Office will enforce it. Read full article: John Hickenlooper refuses to comply with...→

Police immunity rule getting fresh look by Supreme Court after George Floyd death

Police immunity rule getting fresh look by Supreme Court after George Floyd death

The U.S. Supreme Court could revisit its 50-year-old doctrine of "qualified immunity" for law enforcement, which has shielded cops from misconduct lawsuits. Read full article: Police immunity rule getting fresh look ...→

Barber takes pandemic haircut lawsuit to Michigan Supreme Court

Barber takes pandemic haircut lawsuit to Michigan Supreme Court

A now-famous Michigan barber is taking his case to cut hair during the coronavirus pandemic to the state Supreme Court, as the Justice Department weighs in on [...] Read full article: Barber takes pandemic haircut lawsuit to...→

When it comes to reopening churches in the pandemic, Supreme Court says grace ain't groceries

When it comes to reopening churches in the pandemic, Supreme Court says grace ain't groceries

Ross D. Silverman, Indiana University... (THE CONVERSATION) The highest court in the land has given states some leeway in determining when and how to safely re [...] Read full article: When it comes to reopening churches in t...→

Michigan Supreme Court posts approved plans to reopen trial courts

Michigan Supreme Court posts approved plans to reopen trial courts

The Michigan Supreme Court (MSC) has launched a new webpage to help residents statewide access reopening plans for their local trial courts. Read full article: Michigan Supreme Court posts approved pl...→

Opinion | The Police Report to Me, but I Knew I Couldn’t Protect My Son

Opinion | The Police Report to Me, but I Knew I Couldn’t Protect My Son

Even as mayor, I know what every other parent to a black boy in America knows: My son is simply who he is, a young black man. Read full article: Opinion | The Police Report to Me, but I...→

NCAA argues in sex abuse case it has no legal duty to protect athletes

NCAA argues in sex abuse case it has no legal duty to protect athletes

NCAA says it will ask a federal judge to dismiss a class action suit filed by three former track athletes who allege they were sexually abused and harassed by [...] Read full article: NCAA argues in sex abuse case it has no ...→

DOJ files formal appeal with Supreme Court over House access to Mueller grand jury material

DOJ files formal appeal with Supreme Court over House access to Mueller grand jury material

The Justice Department has formally asked the Supreme Court to block a lower court order to turn over secret grand jury material from the Special Counsel Rober [...] Read full article: DOJ files formal appeal with Supreme Cou...→

State Supreme Court To Hear Scott Peterson's Death Sentence Appeal

State Supreme Court To Hear Scott Peterson's Death Sentence Appeal

More than 15 years after the Christmas Eve murder of pregnant Modesto school teacher Laci Peterson grabbed national headlines, an attorney will ask the Califor [...] Read full article: State Supreme Court To Hear Scott Peters...→

Trump calls for Supreme Court to reconsider flag burning laws | WTOP

President Donald Trump said Monday that he’d support laws criminalizing flag burning, saying in a call with governors that it’s time for the Supreme Court to t [...] Read full article: Trump calls for Supreme Court to reconsi...→

Judge Asks Court Not to ‘Short Circuit’ His Review of Flynn Case

Judge Asks Court Not to ‘Short Circuit’ His Review of Flynn Case

A lawyer for the trial judge told an appeals court why he wanted to examine the Justice Department’s “unusual” request to dismiss the charge. Read full article: Judge Asks Court Not to ‘Short Circuit’ ...→

Wisconsin Supreme Court to hear case that could remove 129K from voter rolls

Wisconsin Supreme Court to hear case that could remove 129K from voter rolls

The case could result in the removal of voters from the rolls before the November general election. Read full article: Wisconsin Supreme Court to hear case tha...→

Supreme Court Upholds Puerto Rico Financial Oversight Board

Supreme Court Upholds Puerto Rico Financial Oversight Board

The Supreme Court says the oversight board established by Congress to help Puerto Rico out of a devastating financial crisis can continue its work Read full article: Supreme Court Upholds Puerto Rico Financ...→

Personhood debate: Colorado Supreme Court rules child abuse can’t happen in the womb

Personhood debate: Colorado Supreme Court rules child abuse can’t happen in the womb

In a split decision, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled Monday that those who injure unborn babies can’t be prosecuted for child abuse, even if the infant is bor [...] Read full article: Personhood debate: Colorado Supreme Cour...→

Wisconsin Supreme Court agrees to hear voter purge case

Wisconsin Supreme Court agrees to hear voter purge case

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a case seeking to purge about 129,000 voter registrations from the rolls ahead of the [...] Read full article: Wisconsin Supreme Court agrees to hear v...→

Supreme Court rules in favor of immigrant who fears torture if deported to Lebanon

Supreme Court rules in favor of immigrant who fears torture if deported to Lebanon

The Supreme Court on Monday sided with a Lebanese immigrant facing deportation, saying he can challenge a ruling forcing him to back to his home country amid f [...] Read full article: Supreme Court rules in favor of immigran...→

U.S. Supreme Court rebuffs investors' bid to block Madoff trustee lawsuits - amNewYork

BY ANDREW CHUNG The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear a bid by major banks and companies including Koch Industries Inc to prevent a trustee Read full article: U.S. Supreme Court rebuffs investors' bi...→

Roberts embraces role as Supreme Court swing justice, with latest church ruling

Roberts embraces role as Supreme Court swing justice, with latest church ruling

Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts continues to position himself as the high court’s new swing vote -- having sided with both his conservative and libera [...] Read full article: Roberts embraces role as Supreme Court s...→

Supreme Court: Immigrants Who Fear Torture Can Appeal Deportations

Supreme Court: Immigrants Who Fear Torture Can Appeal Deportations

Immigrants facing deportation can now appeal the ruling to send them back to their home country if they are in fear of being tortured upon their return, the Su [...] Read full article: Supreme Court: Immigrants Who Fear Tortu...→

Supreme Court Declines to Take Bernard Madoff Trustee Case

Supreme Court Declines to Take Bernard Madoff Trustee Case

The Supreme Court is leaving in place a ruling that allows the trustee recovering money for investors in the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme to pursue more than $4 [...] Read full article: Supreme Court Declines to Take Bernard M...→

Supreme Court upholds Obama appointment of oversight board dealing with Puerto Rico's financial crisis

Supreme Court upholds Obama appointment of oversight board dealing with Puerto Rico's financial crisis

The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the authority of a special government board with oversight to deal with Puerto Rico’s debt restructuring, which came after a [...] Read full article: Supreme Court upholds Obama appointment ...→