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This Supreme Court decision has the potential to weaken the Clean Water Act

Vox - ‎5 hours ago‎
Mining companies want the right to challenge the government over what lands have protected waters - it has the potential to save them hundreds of thousands in permitting fees.
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Judge at EU's top court backs workplace ban on headscarf

Financial Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
Companies can ban Muslim staff from wearing headscarves as long as they also forbid other symbols of religion in the workplace, according to an opinion from the European Court of Justice. The case stemmed from a complaint by a Muslim woman fired as a ...
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US court says no warrant needed for cellphone location data

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON Police do not need a warrant to obtain a person's cellphone location data held by wireless carriers, a U.S. appeals court ruled on Tuesday, dealing a setback to privacy advocates. The full 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond ...
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Gipsies take over Cardiff Crown Court as gang is sentenced for keeping men as slaves

Daily Mail - ‎4 hours ago‎
More than 150 travellers with horses and caravans took over the steps of a crown court in protest today as a gang were jailed for kidnapping two men and keeping them as slaves.
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Supreme Court to hear State Farm case over Hurricane Katrina fraud claim

Reuters - ‎3 hours ago‎
The court will review a 2015 ruling by the New Orleans-based 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upholding the verdict in a suit brought under the federal False Claims Act, which lets people sue over allegations that the government has been defrauded.
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Supreme Court turns down death penalty case

Washington Post - ‎5 hours ago‎
The Supreme Court on Monday turned down a Louisiana murderer's request that the justices take his case to decide whether the death penalty is unconstitutional.

All your disk image are belong to us, says appeals court

Ars Technica - ‎5 hours ago‎
The government can prosecute and imprison people for crimes based on evidence obtained from their computers—even evidence retained for years that was outside the scope of an original probable-cause search warrant, a US federal appeals court has said ...
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Court rules fair value of Dell buyout was $17.62 per share

CNBC - ‎6 hours ago‎
Michael Dell and Silver Lake Partners underpriced their 2013 $24.9 billion buyout of Dell by about 22 percent and may have to pay tens of millions to investors who opposed the deal for the computer maker, a Delaware judge ruled on Tuesday.

Court battle over six-year-old boy missing in Afghanistan

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎8 hours ago‎
A six-year-old boy who was born in Afghanistan and is never thought to have set foot in Britain is at the centre of a taxpayer-funded family court dispute between his separated Afghan parents. The boy's parents left him with an uncle in Afghanistan ...
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Justice Department asks for hold on court sanctions in immigration case

Reuters - ‎3 hours ago‎
"The court's order to turn over immigration records would undermine trust in the Department of Homeland Security's ability to maintain the confidentiality of personal information, which is essential to its mission," said Patrick Rodenbush, a spokesman ...

Judge 'manipulated' 9/11 attacks case, court document alleges

The Guardian - ‎2 hours ago‎
Mohammed's attorneys argue that the secret maneuvering left them unable to challenge the destruction of evidence. They contend that the case ought to be scrapped entirely.
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Messi's tax fraud case begins with player avoiding court

Sportsnet.ca - ‎4 hours ago‎
MADRID - Lionel Messi's tax trial began Tuesday with the player deciding not to appear in court for early proceedings. Messi is facing a prison sentence of nearly two years on charges he failed to properly pay taxes for part of his earnings from ...
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Supreme Court rejects union appeal over Trump casino bankruptcy

Reuters - ‎6 hours ago‎
The high court's decision not to hear the appeal by Unite Here Local 54 leaves in place a January decision by the Philadelphia-based 3rd U.S.
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Court finds Hissène Habré, 'Africa's Pinochet', guilty of murder, rape

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎May 30, 2016‎
A court has sentenced former Chadian president Hissène Habré, known as Africa's Pinochet, to life imprisonment for murder, torture, rape and crimes against humanity committed during his eight-year regime.
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Ontario court ruling challenges federal assisted-dying bill

The Globe and Mail (subscription) - ‎18 hours ago‎
An Ontario court, while not ruling directly on the bill, echoed a decision by the Alberta Court of Appeal earlier this month, when it said that the Supreme Court's minimum standard for the right to an assisted death is the loss of quality of life, not ...
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German Supreme Court Backs Sampling in Kraftwerk Case

Billboard - ‎5 hours ago‎
Now the German Constitutional Court -- the country's top legal decision-making body -- has overturned the previous verdict and ruled in favour of the defendants, saying that Pelham's unauthorised sampling of “Metal on Metal” has a “negligible” impact ...

Tube Knife Attack Video Shown In Court

Sky News - ‎1 hour ago‎
The court heard Mire accepts using the knife and has pleaded guilty to wounding Mr Zimmerman with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and to attempting to wound four other Tube passengers.
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Conservatives call for Comeau case referral to Supreme Court

CBC.ca - ‎May 30, 2016‎
The federal Conservatives are calling for the Trudeau government to refer a New Brunswick court case dealing with the interprovincial movement of alcohol for personal use to the Supreme Court of Canada. Official Opposition Deputy Leader Denis Lebel and ...

Drug Runner Who Got Obama Commutation Tells Different Story Than Court Documents

Daily Caller - ‎3 hours ago‎
President Barack Obama commuted the sentence of Alton Mills, who a top Democrat framed as a lowly drug courier, but court documents obtained by The Daily Caller paint a different picture.

Appeals Court Hands Win to Texas Environmental Groups

Texas Tribune - ‎2 hours ago‎
Texas environmental groups have scored a major victory in a six-year legal battle with the world's largest oil company. Environment Texas and the Sierra Club sued ExxonMobil in 2010, accusing the Irving-based energy giant of spewing far more pollution ...
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