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Circumstantial evidence enough to convict in child porn cases, Supreme Court rules

National Post - ‎8 hours ago‎
OTTAWA - Circumstantial evidence can be enough to convict someone of possessing child pornography, the Supreme Court of Canada says.

Supreme Court won't hear plea to cover $800/hour legal costs for challenging Harper appointment

National Post - ‎18 hours ago‎
OTTAWA - Two lawyers have lost a court fight to be paid more for their part in challenging a controversial judicial nomination. The Supreme Court of Canada has refused to hear an appeal from Rocco Galati and Paul Slansky, who felt they were ...
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The next president will likely appoint 4 Supreme Court justices: Who do you want picking them?

Salon - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
Many progressives disagree with Hillary Clinton on a number of issues, in some cases intensely. But there is one overarching reason we should be vigorously supporting her election: The future of the Supreme Court is at stake. We know the numbers.
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Win for Whitbourne: Supreme Court Rules Against School Closure

VOCM - ‎16 hours ago‎
Supreme Justice Valerie Marshall ruled that because the school board of trustees did not release the results of the Dillon Report to parents, they didn't have time to make their case to the school board.
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BC terrorism conviction stayed, Surrey couple freed after agreeing to peace bond terms

Vancouver Sun - ‎12 hours ago‎
Former Surrey residents John Nuttall and Amanda Korody embraced in the lobby of B.C. Supreme Court on Friday, passionately kissing, free after 37 months imprisonment, their terrorism convictions overturned.

Supreme Court won't hear plea from lawyers over Nadon challenge fees

CBC.ca - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
Two lawyers have lost a court fight to be paid more for their part in challenging a controversial judicial nomination. The Supreme Court of Canada has refused to hear an appeal from Rocco Galati and Paul Slansky, who felt they were shortchanged for ...
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Christian campaigners welcome Supreme Court ruling against Scottish Named Person scheme

Catholic Herald Online - ‎21 hours ago‎
Christian campaigners have welcomed the UK Supreme Court's ruling against the controversial Named Person scheme proposed by the Scottish Government.
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Supreme Court promises all help to Kashmiris, seeks report

Economic Times - ‎10 hours ago‎
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday was seized of the serious situation in Kashmir and wanted to extend a healing touch to the violence-affected people and to that end sought a ground report from the Modi government's second senior-most law officer ...

How Did the 'Shelby County v. Holder' Supreme Court Decision Change Voting Rights Laws?

Mic - ‎17 hours ago‎
The Supreme Court struck down Section 4 of the historic Voting Rights Act of 1965 that required certain states to gain approval from the federal government before making any changes to electoral law.
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Gary Johnson's VP: We'd be looking to appoint Supreme Court justices like Stephen Breyer and Merrick Garland An ...

Hot Air - ‎12 hours ago‎
Via Reason, the key bit comes at exactly 10:00 of the clip below. Things start out okay, with Johnson insisting that he'd appoint originalists to the Court. Then Weld starts talking. My facial expression right now: ...

Clinton's DNC Speech is 'Lesson in Hypocrisy' on Supreme Court Nominees

LawNewz - ‎14 hours ago‎
As a quick reminder, Citizens United refers to the 2010 Supreme Court ruling that held political spending is protected under the First Amendment as a form of free speech.

US Supreme Court Job Approval Rating Hits 11-Year Low

Sputnik International - ‎8 hours ago‎
"The US Supreme Court's 42 percent job approval rating is down slightly from September and matches the low point in Gallup's 16-year trend, recorded in June 2005," the release, issued on Friday, stated.

Supreme Court restores child pornography conviction in computer-repair case

Prince George Citizen - ‎20 hours ago‎
OTTAWA - The Supreme Court of Canada has restored the conviction of an Alberta man for possession of child pornography in a case about the burden of proof for circumstantial evidence.

Boy Who Killed Neo-Nazi Dad Seeks Supreme Court Review

ABC News - ‎13 hours ago‎
Lawyers for a Southern California boy who shot and killed his white supremacist father are trying to get the Supreme Court to review his case to get him a new trial.

Supreme Court judge critical of 'inefficient' asylum process

Irish Times - ‎19 hours ago‎
A Supreme Court judge has said the system of processing asylum applications serves neither the State nor asylum seekers and is “costly”, “inefficient” and “counter-productive in its effect”.
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Nevada Supreme Court Hears Education Savings Accounts Lawsuits

Cato Institute (blog) - ‎21 hours ago‎
Today, on Milton Friedman Legacy Day, the Nevada Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in two lawsuits against the state's education savings account (ESA) law.
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This May Be The Solution To Fixing The US Supreme Court

Huffington Post Canada - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
While we're at it, why not impose a minimum age for a Supreme Court appointee? This would ensure a nominee has sufficient legal experience.
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Greyhound racing ban: industry alliance launches challenge in supreme court

The Guardian - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
The industry alliance's legal team said it had filed proceedings in court on Friday seeking a declaration that the government's racing inquiry report was invalid, therefore challenging the ban that was based on the report of the special commission of ...
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UK Supreme Court Upholds Parental Rights

Church Militant - ‎14 hours ago‎
LONDON (ChurchMilitant.com) - The UK's Supreme Court is upholding parental rights and family rights to privacy by blocking a Scottish law calling for a non-parental guardian to be assigned to every minor.
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