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André Gagnon may face appeal in sexual assault case: Supreme Court

Montreal Gazette - ‎13 hours ago‎
A Supreme Court of Canada ruling Friday means the defence minister can appeal in the case of a Canadian soldier acquitted of sexually assaulting a female subordinate.
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Virginia Supreme Court Blocks Voting Rights for Felons

Wall Street Journal - ‎12 hours ago‎
The Virginia Supreme Court on Friday voided Gov. Terry McAuliffe's effort to restore voting rights to 206,000 people with felony records.
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Supreme Court says judges can ban convicted sexual predators from Internet

London Free Press - ‎17 hours ago‎
The Supreme Court of Canada in Ottawa is shown on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. Employers must have just cause for firing a federally regulated worker who lacks union protection, the Supreme Court of Canada says. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick.

Liberals to allow self-nominations for Supreme Court vacancy

The Globe and Mail - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
The Liberal government is expected to let people nominate themselves for the Supreme Court job that becomes vacant on Sept.
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Supreme Court upholds law punishing child sex offenders retroactively

The Globe and Mail - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
The Supreme Court of Canada has upheld a law that punishes child sex offenders retroactively, despite a longstanding principle, enshrined in the Constitution, against changing the rules on convicted criminals.
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Presidential Election Will Shape Supreme Court, and National Policies, for Years to Come

Wall Street Journal - ‎17 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON—Republicans and Democrats on the campaign trail say the 2016 election could reshape the Supreme Court for decades.

How to select a Supreme Court judge

The Globe and Mail - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
The Liberal government is deciding how to fill the current vacancy on the Supreme Court of Canada. It is long overdue that the selection process be reconstructed to embody the values of contemporary Canadian constitutional democracy.

Trudeau faces diversity challenge in Supreme Court judge selection

The Globe and Mail - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
In Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's first chance to name a judge to the Supreme Court of Canada, the search for diversity is bumping up against the reality of limited choices - raising the odds that a government that chose just three white males in its ...
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Walker's Supreme Court pick holds extreme views

Isthmus - ‎12 hours ago‎
It's settled. Wisconsin's newest Supreme Court justice is a man who believes affirmative action is as morally reprehensible as slavery and that allowing same-sex couples to wed “will eventually rob the institution of marriage of any discernible meaning.

Drug overcharging case: Supreme Court directs Cipla to pay Rs 175.07 crore

Economic Times - ‎17 hours ago‎
In a note to stock exchanges late on Friday, Cipla said the writ petitions filed in the Bombay High Court that were pending before Supreme Court have been retransferred to the Bombay High Court for final hearing. The initial order for the deposits were ...
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NL to remain without Supreme Court of Canada appointment due to lack of bilingual judges - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
A former Newfoundland and Labrador justice minister says the federal government should look at more than bilingualism when searching for a new appointment to the Supreme Court of Canada. Jerome Kennedy said Wednesday there are other options that ...

Supreme Court urged to accept oversight to ensure reform

Jakarta Post - ‎7 hours ago‎
One major obstacle to reform of the country's judicial system - represented by the Supreme Court as the country's highest judicial institution - is the court's refusal to be supervised by an external supervisory body as part of a control system.
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Christian Baker Appeals to Supreme Court in Gay Cake Drama

Charisma News - ‎15 hours ago‎
Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys have filed the petition because the Colorado Supreme Court declined in April to take the case after the state's Court of Appeals affirmed a Colorado Civil Rights Commission decision from May 2014.
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Latest: Trump aims to cement conservative hold on Supreme Court

CTV News - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
CLEVELAND -- The Latest on the Republican National Convention (all times EDT): 11:25 p.m.. Donald Trump is reminding voters that the balance of power on the Supreme Court will be decided by the November election.

Supreme Court rules on Internet ban

Kawartha Media Group - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
OTTAWA - The Supreme Court took steps Thursday to bring the law up to speed to protect children in the rapidly evolving realm of cyberspace in a ruling allowing judges to ban convicted sexual predators from using the Internet.
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Kansas Supreme Court upholds capital murder conviction, death sentence of Scott Cheever

Topeka Capital Journal - ‎20 hours ago‎
Four years after it overturned his capital murder conviction, the Kansas Supreme Court upheld that conviction and the death sentence of Scott Cheever on Friday.

Illinois Supreme Court to consider remap ballot measure - ‎7 hours ago‎
In 1994, the state Supreme Court rejected a citizen-backed term limits initiative because it didn't meet that test. Cook County Circuit Court Judge Diane Larsen ruled Wednesday that the districting proposal didn't either, and it also added duties for ...

Dennis Oland loses bid to have Supreme Court hear bail appeal earlier - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Dennis Oland's defence lawyers have lost a bid to have the Supreme Court of Canada hear his bail appeal earlier than already scheduled.
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Alaska Supreme Court Overturns Parental Notice Law for Teenagers Seeking Abortion

Common Dreams (press release) - ‎17 hours ago‎
NEW YORK - The Alaska Supreme Court today found unconstitutional a law requiring physicians to notify a parent, guardian, or custodian of a minor seeking an abortion.

List steps against BSP neta: Supreme Court to UP

Times of India - ‎9 hours ago‎
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Uttar Pradesh government to furnish details of the steps it had taken on the basis of a 2012 Lokayukta report against BSP member Naseemuddin Siddiqui, then a minister in the Mayawati government.