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Yukon government urges Supreme Court not to hear Peel case

CBC.ca - ‎11 hours ago‎
The Yukon government is urging the Supreme Court of Canada not to hear an appeal in the Peel Watershed land use planning dispute.
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Did the Supreme Court Doom the Paris Climate Change Deal?

The Atlantic - ‎8 hours ago‎
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court did something without precedent. It temporarily stopped the Obama administration's Clean Power Plan, a set of electricity-industry regulations that serve as the centerpiece of the White House's climate-change strategy.
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Venezuela Supreme Court Upholds Maduro's Emergency Decree

Bloomberg - ‎9 hours ago‎
Venezuela's Supreme Court declared an emergency decree President Nicolas Maduro says he needs to fight triple-digit inflation and the deepest recession in over a decade to be legal and valid, overruling the opposition-controlled congress that rejected ...
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National Herald case: No relief from SC, Sonia and Rahul to face trial

The Indian Express - ‎3 hours ago‎
Stating that it finds “no justification” in quashing the criminal prosecution of Congress president Sonia Gandhi and vice-president Rahul Gandhi in the National Herald case, the Supreme Court on Friday held that the trial against them shall proceed ...

One huge reason why the next Supreme Court appointments will matter for workers

Washington Post - ‎8 hours ago‎
While National Labor Relations Board has been throwing out mandatory arbitration clauses left and right over the past couple years, it has been consistently reversed by federal judges, which have deferred to the Supreme Court's unbroken record of ...

Estonian Supreme Court Holds Landmark Public Hearing on Bitcoin Case

CryptoCoinsNews - ‎6 hours ago‎
Estonia's Supreme Court began a public hearing on the case of Dutchman Otto de Voogd, a Bitcoin entrepreneur, who is facing fines upward of €32,000 and jail time for not disclosing information about his Bitcoin associated clients.

A Texas Pro-Life Mission to the Supreme Court

Christian Post - ‎12 hours ago‎
We're not doing it for press conferences, lobbying or other common reasons. The coalition Texas Loves Life exists solely to pray for the Supreme Court, believing for life to be upheld as the court considers an important Texas pro-life law in the ...
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Kwikwetlem First Nation files Supreme Court challenge for traditional lands

Vancouver Sun - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
A small B.C. First Nation says it's been squeezed out of its traditional territory around the Coquitlam River watershed and forced to file an aboriginal title and rights charter claim with the Supreme Court of Canada because the province won't ...
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'Are Women Incapable Of Spirituality?' Questions Supreme Court On Sabarimala Ban

NDTV - ‎16 hours ago‎
Kerala's Sabarimala temple's ban on women was questioned today by the Supreme Court, which said that Hindu scriptures Vedas and Upanishads do not discriminate between men and women.
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Appoint officer for release of IS hostages: Supreme Court

Times of India - ‎2 hours ago‎
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday directed the Centre to appoint a nodal officer to coordinate and oversee efforts for the release of Indians who have been held hostage by the Islamic State in Iraq for months.
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Ted Cruz: Supreme Court Might 'Strike Down The Second Amendment' If Democrats Win In 2016

Right Wing Watch - ‎7 hours ago‎
In an interview last week with conservative activist Michael Quinn Sullivan, Sen. Ted Cruz discussed the importance of the next president's Supreme Court nominees, claiming that the U.S. is “one justice away from the Supreme Court striking down the ...
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10 years after, Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito makes his case

USA TODAY - ‎15 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON - The issue before the Supreme Court was a federal ban on hovercraft inside national parks, and Justice Samuel Alito was in a huff.
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Lawyers who challenged Harper's choice of Marc Nadon for Supreme Court denied costs

CBC.ca - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Galati challenged the eligibility of the Federal Court of Appeal judge to fill one of three seats reserved for Quebec. He put his challenge on hold when the government referred the issue to the Supreme Court, which then scuttled Nadon's appointment.

Supreme Court quashes Tamil Nadu House resolution suspending six DMDK MLAs

The Indian Express - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Supreme Court Friday set aside the March 31, 2015 resolution of the Tamil Nadu Assembly suspending six DMDK legislators for allegedly creating ruckus and attempting to assault the Speaker.
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Kansas Supreme Court invalidates school funding law

Times Colonist - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
TOPEKA, Kan. - The Kansas Supreme Court struck down a stopgap law for funding the state's public schools on Thursday, saying it left poor districts $54 million short.
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Iraqi civilians win Supreme Court challenge to sue for damages

Daily Mail - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Iraqi civilians who allege they were detained and mistreated by British forces have won permission to bring a legal challenge in the Supreme Court which could pave the way for them to seek damages. The claims relate to what has become known as the ...

Obama's Abysmal Record Before the Supreme Court

Cato Institute (blog) - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
I've written exhaustively about this administration's sheer statistical failure at the Supreme Court. It has the worst record of any modern presidency, whether you count in absolute won-loss - where the solicitor general's office struggles to get to 50 ...

Supreme Court Places Earth's Climate on Death Row

Huffington Post - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
The U.S. Supreme Court made a terrible mistake this week, by stopping the Environmental Protection Agency's efforts to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from coal-fired power plants.

What This New York Times Writer Got Wrong on Supreme Court Case Challenging Obama's Executive Actions

Daily Signal - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Likewise, the Supreme Court didn't shy away from the Take Care Clause in a 1952 case informing President Truman that he couldn't seize the nation's steel mills to prevent a strike during wartime.
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