WASHINGTON (AP) — Thirty years after failing to convince the Supreme Court of the threat posed by home video recordings...
Apr 21 2014, 3:08am CDT
The ability of firms to recover bribes and damages from their agents ahead of other creditors if the agent becomes insolvent has been restored by a decision of the UK's Supreme Court, ...
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1 hour ago
Supreme Court will weigh police power to search arrestees' cellphones without a warrant
Jan 17 2014, 2:51pm CST
Source: The BBC
The family of a mother-of-two stabbed to death is taking its negligence claim against two police forces to ...
Full article at: The BBC
2 hours ago
Spending from outside groups has increased rapidly since the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision in 2010, and it has created a nonstop campaign season with a harshly negative tone that risks causing voters to tune out before Election D ...
Full article at: NYT-Politics
10 hours ago
The battle between broadcasters and Aereo, a startup that offers television programming over the internet, will be...
Jan 11 2014, 7:11am CST
Source: The Washington Post
LAST YEAR, the Supreme Court ordered the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit to reconsider the affirmative-action program at the University of Texas at Austin. This month, the appeals court determined again that the university’s admissions policies were constitutional. This was not much of a surprise: The 5th Circuit sided with the university the last time it examined this case. Much less predictable is how the Supreme Court will rule when the dispute ...
Full article at: The Washington Post
11 hours ago, 6:25pm CDT
A jury gave Courtney Lockhart life in prison in 2010, but a judge sentenced him to death instead. Lockhart has appealed to the state Supreme Court, hoping it will reconsider judicial override rules.» E-Mail ...
Full article at: NPR
16 hours ago, 2:08pm CDT
Supreme Court justices wary of bold action by judges weighing new technology, privacy issues
Jan 7 2014, 2:16pm CST