Recent News Headlines : Supreme Court

PROTESTS OVER JUDICIAL REFORMS HEAD INTO DAY 8 IN POLAND


Anti-government protesters raise candles and placards reading 'constitution' in front of the Supreme Court on Sunday... READ MORE

24th July, 2017 267

TURMOIL CONTINUES IN VENEZUELA AS OPPOSITION-CONTROLLED BODY NAMES 33 NEW JUDGES


The emboldened National Assembly named the 33 magistrates to replace the entire Supreme Court, which Maduro opponents argue does his bidding and continually violates the constitution... READ MORE

22nd July, 2017 0

VENEZUELA ROW AS CONGRESS APPOINTS JUDGES


Venezuela's opposition-controlled National Assembly has appointed 33 judges to the Supreme Court, prompting accusations of an attempted usurpation of power... READ MORE

22nd July, 2017 117

POLISH PARLIAMENT ADOPTS CONTESTED SUPREME COURT REFORM


But Grzegorz Schetyna, leader of the centrist opposition party Civic Platform PO, had denounced the Supreme Court reform earlier Thursday as a rampant coup ... READ MORE

20th July, 2017 3

STATE DEPT EXPANDS 'CLOSE FAMILY' CRITERIA FOR VISAS


Common sense, for instance, dictates that close family members be defined to include grandparents, he wrote... READ MORE

17th July, 2017 5

TRUMP TAKES TRAVEL BAN DISPUTE TO U.S. SUPREME COURT AGAIN


The Supreme Court told the challengers to the ban to file a response by noon Washington time on July 18... READ MORE

16th July, 2017 294

SUPREME COURT ASKED TO OVERTURN MUSLIM BAN RULING


Common sense, for instance, dictates that close family members be defined to include grandparents, US District Judge Derrick Watson said in his ruling... READ MORE

15th July, 2017 206

US TO APPEAL RULING WEAKENING TRUMP TRAVEL BAN


Judges in lower courts had cited Trump's repeated statements during the presidential campaign that he intended to ban Muslims from entering the United States... READ MORE

15th July, 2017 0

GRANDPARENTS, OTHER EXTENDED RELATIVES EXEMPT FROM TRUMP TRAVEL BAN, FEDERAL JUDGE RULES


And while the Supreme Court partially unfroze Trump's travel ban, it did so only temporarily, indicating it would truly take up the case in the fall... READ MORE

14th July, 2017 1248

THE HIGHEST RENT IN THE WORLD? HOW THESE LANDLORDS ARE EMPOWERED BY THE LAW


In his decision, Supreme Court Judge Schlomo Hagler said there was clear legislative intent to exempt apartments renting for more than 2,000 a month from rent stabilization... READ MORE

9th July, 2017 0

GRANDPARENTS, OTHER EXTENDED RELATIVES STILL BARRED UNDER TRAVEL BAN AFTER APPEALS COURT DECLINES TO WEIGH IN


But Plaintiffs' motion before the district court was clear it sought clarification of the Supreme Court's June 26 order, not injunctive relief... READ MORE

8th July, 2017 111

TRUMP TRAVEL BAN A HOLLOW VICTORY AS BORDER OFFICIALS ANTICIPATE BUSINESS AS USUAL


Under State Department guidelines, visa applicants from six Muslim-majority countries for the next 90 days need to show close family or business ties to the United States... READ MORE

30th June, 2017 6

SUPREME COURT TRAVEL BAN RULING: WHAT IT MEANS


The Court tried to strike a balance, allowing President Trump to enforce parts of his travel ban but blocking it from implementing others... READ MORE

30th June, 2017 2460

'A PLAIN VIOLATION OF SUPREME COURT'S DEMAND'


As an example, the court said those with a close familial relationship with someone in the United States would be covered... READ MORE

30th June, 2017 69

TRUMP'S SCALED-BACK TRAVEL BAN GOES INTO EFFECT THURSDAY


State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said the government created that list by relying on a definition of family found in the Immigration and Nationality Act... READ MORE

30th June, 2017 1712

WHAT EXACTLY DOES THE SUPREME COURT RULING SAY?


They were issued after the Supreme Court partially restored President Donald Trump's travel ban on Monday... READ MORE

29th June, 2017 373

MUSLIM BAN: US SETS STRICT RULES FOR VISA APPLICANTS


The new guidelines excludes categories that had previously been laid out by Monday's Supreme Court decision that partially reinstated Trump's March 6 executive order... READ MORE

29th June, 2017 650

WIDESPREAD UNCERTAINTY AS U.S. TRAVEL BAN START LOOMS


The State Department has told refugee resettlement partners abroad that they should proceed with resettlement of refugees scheduled to travel to the United States through July 6... READ MORE

29th June, 2017 615

VENEZUELA SUPREME COURT ATTACKED WITH GRENADE FROM POLICE HELICOPTER


Venezuela's Supreme Court has been attacked with a grenade thrown from a police helicopter in what the country's president, Nicolas Maduro, described as a terrorist attack ... READ MORE

28th June, 2017 1190

DETAILS ELUDE AS TRUMP CAMP'S TRAVEL BAN LAUNCH DEADLINE NEARS


Government lawyers were working on guidelines Tuesday, one day after the Supreme Court partially reinstated the ban ahead of hearing arguments in October... READ MORE

28th June, 2017 0

DONALD TRUMP WINS CUT-DOWN TRAVEL BAN VICTORY AFTER SUPREME COURT DECISION


US President Donald Trump has seen an almost complete version of his travel ban implemented for now by the US Supreme Court... READ MORE

27th June, 2017 238

DONALD TRUMP CALLS SUPREME COURT'S DECISION ON HIS MUSLIM TRAVEL BAN 'A CLEAR VICTORY'


I am also particularly gratified that the Supreme Court's decision was 9-0, the President wrote in his statement... READ MORE

26th June, 2017 91

U.S. SUPREME COURT ALLOWS PARTIAL TRAVEL BAN TO TAKE EFFECT PENDING APPEALS IN OCTOBER


U.S. Supreme Court hands Trump a temporary win on travel ban pending appeals this fall... READ MORE

26th June, 2017 1886

ANALYSIS A BIG WIN FOR TRUMP AND HIS TRAVEL BAN


Although the Supreme Court left parts of the travel ban in cold storage, much of it can go into effect... READ MORE

26th June, 2017 483

US SUPREME COURT AGREES TO HEAR TRUMP MUSLIM BAN CASE


The Supreme Court now has a chance to permanently strike it down, he said... READ MORE

26th June, 2017 2106

TRUMP TRAVEL BAN PARTLY REINSTATED; FALL COURT ARGUMENTS SET


The president announced the travel ban a week after he took office in January and revised it in March after setbacks in court... READ MORE

26th June, 2017 1546

U.S. SUPREME COURT TO HEAR COLORADO BAKER CASE CRITICAL FOR GAY RIGHTS, RELIGIOUS BELIEFS


In a separate matter involving gay rights, the Supreme Court on Monday ruled for same-sex couples who complained an Arkansas birth certificate law discriminated against them... READ MORE

26th June, 2017 748

SUPREME COURT LIMITS ABILITY TO STRIP CITIZENSHIP


WASHINGTON AP -- The Supreme Court on Thursday limited the government's ability to strip U.S. citizenship from immigrants for lying during the naturalization process... READ MORE

22nd June, 2017 25

BRAZILIAN PRESIDENT MICHEL TEMER ACCUSED OF PASSIVE CORRUPTION


Investigators said in a preliminary report published by Brazil's top court that Temer should be investigated for passive corruption... READ MORE

21st June, 2017 1

US SUPREME COURT TO RULE ON GERRYMANDERING


The Supreme Court will soon determine if gerrymandering, where political parties re-draw voting districts in order to favour their party, is legal... READ MORE

19th June, 2017 4161

Trending News Headlines : Supreme Court

LONDON'S TOXIC AIR POLLUTION IS KILLING THOUSANDS EVERY YEAR


Take it all the way up to the Supreme Court... READ MORE

11th April, 2017 23109

SUPREME COURT BLOCKS OBAMA CLIMATE CHANGE RULES


Nor can it dampen the overwhelming public support for action on climate change and clean energy... READ MORE

14th September, 2016 19943

SAME-SEX MARRIAGE 'SETTLED'; ROE V WADE CAN BE CHANGED


Donald Trump Same-sex marriage 'settled' Roe v Wade can be changed... READ MORE

16th November, 2016 14322

VENEZUELA LURCHES TOWARD DICTATORSHIP AS TOP COURT SEIZES POWER


Venezuela slid closer toward dictatorship after the country's Supreme Court gutted the only opposition-run institution... READ MORE

31st March, 2017 10563

SUPREME COURT BANS JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES IN RUSSIA


Russia's Supreme Court has banned the Jehovah's Witnesses from operating in the country... READ MORE

20th April, 2017 6308

INDIA COURT BANS RELIGION, CASTE IN ELECTION CAMPAIGNS


Monday's Supreme Court ruling warned politicians who disqualify election candidates based on these two factors... READ MORE

3rd January, 2017 5576

LEADING BJP FIGURES TO FACE TRIAL IN BABRI MOSQUE CASE


Daily hearings ordered While combining the trials, the Supreme Court ordered daily hearings to ensure the verdict is delivered in two years' time... READ MORE

19th April, 2017 4718

TRUMP NAMES 10 CONSERVATIVES TO FEDERAL COURTS


Combined with Thapar'sA earlier nomination, Trump now has nominated six people to serve on federal appeals courts, the traditional stepping stones to the Supreme Court... READ MORE

8th May, 2017 3774

10 OF 13 JUDGES VOTE AGAINST TRUMP ADMINISTRATION, WHICH WILL APPEAL TO SUPREME COURT


Some of the 13 judges on the appeals court that heard arguments earlier this month seemed skeptical of the administration's argument... READ MORE

26th May, 2017 3710

JUDGES SET TO RULE ON TALIBAN BOMB MAKER SUING UK GOVERNMENT


The Supreme Court is expected to put hurdles in the way of Mohammed's claim... READ MORE

15th January, 2017 2712

INDIAN COURT ORDERS CINEMAS TO PLAY NATIONAL ANTHEM


All cinemas must play the Indian national anthem before movie screenings and all exits will be shut during that time, the country's Supreme Court has ruled... READ MORE

30th November, 2016 2501

ANOTHER U.S. APPEALS COURT REFUSES TO REVIVE TRUMP TRAVEL BAN


The 9th Circuit upheld the block on Trump's three-month travel ban for the six countries and four-month suspension of all refugee admissions... READ MORE

12th June, 2017 2501

PAKISTAN DELAYS ASIA BIBI BLASPHEMY APPEAL


Top court adjourns final appeal in case of Asia Bibi, on death row since 2010, after a judge recuses from bench... READ MORE

13th October, 2016 2122

TREES MAY INCREASE AIR POLLUTION ON CITY STREETS


It is not always true that trees reduce air pollution... READ MORE

1st December, 2016 2075

AMERICA'S SUPREME COURT PICKS ARE HIGHLY POLITICIZED. THEY DON'T HAVE TO BE THAT WAY.


Parliament, other higher courts and the president can each appoint one-third of the 15 Supreme Court judges... READ MORE

1st February, 2017 1645

BREXIT CANT BEGIN WITHOUT PARLIAMENT SUPREME COURT RULES


U.K. Parliament Must Approve Start of Brexit Talks, Supreme Court Rules... READ MORE

24th January, 2017 1517

CANADA'S TOP COURT TO RULE ON METIS, NON-STATUS INDIAN RIGHTS


Hunting, fishing and forestry rights for non-status Indians could be acknowledged and respected, according to the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples... READ MORE

14th April, 2016 1449

RUSSIAN COURT CONSIDERS BAN ON JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES


Russia's Supreme Court is considering a government claim that Jehovah's Witnesses is an extremist organisation... READ MORE

6th April, 2017 1358

INDIA 10-YEAR-OLD CHILD RAPE VICTIM IN ABORTION PLEA


A deep-seated cultural preference for sons has led to millions of female foetuses being aborted over the years by pregnant women after undergoing foetal gender testing... READ MORE

15th May, 2017 1158

SARAH WEDDINGTON, ROE V WADE ATTORNEY, ON TRUMP'S THREAT TO ABORTION RIGHTS


I had to argue it twice in the supreme court - in 1971, and again in 1972... READ MORE

12th March, 2017 1066

TRUMP'S TRAVEL BAN LOSES AGAIN IN U.S. APPEALS COURT, WILL STAY BLOCKED


The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Virginia also ruled against the travel ban May 25... READ MORE

12th June, 2017 956

WHAT DOES THE ARTICLE 50 VOTE MEAN FOR BREXIT AND WHAT HAPPENS NEXT WITH BRITAIN'S DEPARTURE FROM THE EU?A


On Monday, eleven Supreme Court judges began hearing a Government appeal calling for Mrs May to be able to trigger Article 50 without the approval of Parliament... READ MORE

6th December, 2016 933

COURTS GRANT STAYS TO REMAINING SEVEN MEN SET TO DIE IN ARKANSAS EXECUTIONS


The executions had been scheduled to start Monday night... READ MORE

15th April, 2017 915

2 RULINGS TODAY FROM CANADA'S TOP COURT STRIKES DOWN MANDATORY MINIMUM SENTENCES FOR DRUGS AND BAIL CONDITIONS


The Safe Streets and Communities Act, also known as C10, made sweeping changes to Canada's criminal justice system, including mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent drug offenders... READ MORE

15th April, 2016 837

LADY JUSTICE STATUE IN BANGLADESH IS REMOVED AFTER ISLAMIST OBJECTIONS


A statue of Lady Justice has been removed from the supreme court building in the Bangladeshi capital after objections from Islamist groups... READ MORE

26th May, 2017 792

APPEALS COURT DEALS BLOW TO TRUMP ADMINISTRATION TRAVEL BAN


Trump tweaked the order after the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals refused to reinstate the ban... READ MORE

25th May, 2017 688

BATTLE LINES OVER ABORTION REINFORCED AS TRUMP ERA ENERGIZES OPPONENTS


And Trump, who has vowed to appoint only anti-abortion judges to the Supreme Court, will soon nominate a justice to replace the late Antonin Scalia... READ MORE

28th January, 2017 669

ACTUALLY TRUMP HAS A DUTY TO BAN DANGEROUS IMMIGRANTS


Then again, Obama himself tried that technique in advance of the Supreme Court ruling on the ObamaCare case... READ MORE

10th February, 2017 651

BANGLADESH: LADY JUSTICE STATUE REMOVED AFTER PROTESTS


In 2008, protests led to the removal of a statue of a Bangladeshi mystic poet at a road crossing near Dhaka's airport... READ MORE

26th May, 2017 639

TRUMP ASKS SUPREME COURT TO REINSTATE TRAVEL BAN


Again and again, our nation's courts have found that President Trump's Muslim ban is unconstitutional... READ MORE

2nd June, 2017 594


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