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

Vox - ‎9 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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Supreme Court turns down death-penalty case

Washington Post - ‎40 minutes ago‎
The Supreme Court on Tuesday turned down a Louisiana murderer's request that the justices take his case to decide whether the death penalty is unconstitutional.
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Supreme Court to hear State Farm case over Hurricane Katrina fraud claim

Reuters - ‎7 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear an appeal by State Farm contesting a jury finding that the insurance company defrauded the federal government when assessing damage caused by Hurricane Katrina in 2005 along the ...
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Avalanche is an inherent risk of skiing, Colorado Supreme Court rules in Winter Park death case

The Denver Post - ‎6 hours ago‎
The ruling delivered Tuesday morning found resorts are protected from avalanche-related lawsuits under the Ski Safety Act, which was created in 1979 and amended in 1990 and 2004.
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US Supreme Court rejects patent appeal over Cubicin drug

Reuters - ‎9 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc's bid to revive four patents for its antibiotic drug Cubicin, paving the way for rival Hospira Inc to introduce a generic version as soon as this year.
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Conservatives call for Comeau case referral to Supreme Court - ‎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 ...
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Supreme Court Turns Down Sprint Hearing in $300 Million Lawsuit

Fortune - ‎9 hours ago‎
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear Sprint's bid to avoid a lawsuit filed by New York state that seeks $300 million and claims the company deliberately did not bill customers for taxes on its wireless services over seven years.
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Liberals concede 'risk' of missing Supreme Court's assisted-death deadline

Toronto Sun - ‎20 hours ago‎
OTTAWA -- With just one week to go, the federal government acknowledged publicly for the first time Monday that it may not be able to meet the Supreme Court's June 6 deadline for passing a law to govern medically assisted death. Health Minister Jane ...
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Supreme Court may decide transgender bathroom issue

TRUNEWS - ‎10 hours ago‎
Experts say the issue could ultimately be decided by the Supreme Court, Reuters reports. Texas filed the suit in a court district that is likely to earn easy victories from conservative justices.

Supreme Court flips murder into manslaughter for man who killed his rapist

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎5 hours ago‎
Yonatan Hillo was previously convicted of murdering Yaron Ayalin in 2010 and was given a 20-year sentence by the Lod District Court in 2013, despite the court's acknowledging that Hillo was raped by Ayalin, who also had a record of sexual violence.
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German Supreme Court Backs Sampling in Kraftwerk Case

Hollywood Reporter - ‎11 hours ago‎
Explaining the Supreme Court decision, Court Vice President Ferdinand Kirchhof said Pelham and Setlur had used the Kraftwerk sample to create “a completely new and independent work of art” without “lessening the potential of the original (Kraftwerk) ...
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Supreme Court Raps Technical Education Body For Not Adhering To Schedule

NDTV - ‎11 hours ago‎
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday slammed the All-India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) for not adhering to the schedule for granting recognition to institutions and not intimating this to the APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University in Uttar ...
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Four PBC lawyers disciplined by Florida Supreme Court

Palm Beach Post (blog) - ‎3 hours ago‎
John T. Jenkins, Jr., of Palm Beach Gardens, was suspended for 90 days, but must await a further court order to resume his practice, for failing to file a response in an appellate case he was handling for a client.
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Supreme Court Reduces Sentence of Man Who Killed His Rapist

Haaretz - ‎15 hours ago‎
Yonatan Heilo talks with a lawyer at the Supreme Court, May 31, 2016. Noam Moshkovitz. The Supreme Court has partially accepted the appeal of Yonatan Heilo, who was sentenced to 20 years in prison for murdering his rapist.
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The Supreme Court Didn't Fix Racist Jury Selection

The Nation. - ‎7 hours ago‎
In 1986, an all-white jury in Georgia convicted Timothy Foster, an African-American man, for the rape and murder of an elderly white woman and sentenced him to death.
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State judge dominates money race in bid for Supreme Court

Billings Gazette - ‎1 hour ago‎
HELENA - Outside, independent groups have long been expected to pour money into a three-way race for an open seat on the Montana Supreme Court, but that money has yet to materialize as the June 7 primary approaches. Even so, lots of cash is already ...

Kansas Supreme Court gives lawmakers until…

ABA Journal - ‎6 hours ago‎
The latest Kansas law aimed at fixing school funding inequities violates the state constitution, the Kansas Supreme Court ruled on Friday.

Arizona Killer Scores Supreme Court Reversal

Courthouse News Service - ‎9 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON (CN) - An Arizona jury that presided over a capital case should have been informed that the killer was not eligible for parole, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday. Though the summary reversal today focuses only on the court proceedings, ...

Supreme Court agrees to hear smoking case

Florida Politics (blog) - ‎8 hours ago‎
The state's highest court agreed to hear an appeal of a punitive damages award against the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in the case of a man who died from smoking, according to filings.