Recent News Headlines : Supreme Court

INDIA CLOSES MARRIAGE LOOPHOLE WHICH ENABLED SEX WITH CHILD BRIDES


The Supreme Court judges, however, declined to rule on another case challenging the law governing marital rape... READ MORE

12th October, 2017 381

KENYA OPPOSITION LEADER WITHDRAWS FROM PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION DO-OVER THAT HE HAD SOUGHT


Kenyatta, called the Supreme Court judges crooks after their ruling, has said he does not want changes to the election commission... READ MORE

10th October, 2017 0

BAN ON SALE OF FIREWORKS IN INDIAN CAPITAL AS FESTIVAL NEARS


Millions of highly-polluting fireworks are lit on Diwali, which falls on October 19 this year... READ MORE

9th October, 2017 0

TRUMP ASKS DISMISSAL OF TRAVEL BAN CASE; OPPONENTS DISAGREE


Immigrant advocacy and civil rights groups already have challenged the new policy... READ MORE

6th October, 2017 0

POLICE FIRE TEARGAS AT KENYAN VOTE PROTESTERS


Opposition leader Raila Odinga and his supporters have turned their ire on the election board, accusing it of wrongly handing the August vote to Kenyatta... READ MORE

2nd October, 2017 27

AT HIGH COURT AND OTHERS, TRUMP REVERSES GOVERNMENT'S LEGAL COURSE


In a case out of Texas, the Obama administration had joined groups suing over a controversial voter ID law... READ MORE

29th September, 2017 0

LIBERALS CRY FOUL AS TRUMP-PICKED JUSTICE NEIL GORSUCH ARRIVES TO SPEAK AT HIS HOTEL


Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch discussed the importance of civility and civics education in a speech Thursday at the Trump International Hotel in Washi... READ MORE

29th September, 2017 0

COW VIGILANTE VICTIMS MUST BE COMPENSATED


The Supreme Court on Friday said all states must compensate victims of cow vigilante violence and ordered them to file compliance reports, according to media outlets... READ MORE

22nd September, 2017 3

KENYA SETS RERUN OF PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION FOR OCT. 26; QUESTIONS REMAIN ON FAIRNESS OF PROCESS


The Supreme Court declared President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election null and void on Sept. 1 after hearing a legal challenge filed by the opposition, led by Raila Odinga... READ MORE

22nd September, 2017 0

PRESIDENT TRUMP'S IMPACT MAY DOOM WORKERS IN FIRST SUPREME COURT CASES


The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in 2011 that arbitration agreements streamlining the dispute resolution process are enforceable under the 1925 law... READ MORE

22nd September, 2017 420

KENYA'S PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS MOVED TO OCTOBER 26


Kenya's electoral commission says it has moved the date of the country's repeat presidential elections to October 26... READ MORE

21st September, 2017 527

US APPEALS COURT REINSTATES CALIFORNIA BAN ON FRENCH FOIE GRAS DELICACY


It is not the livers that are force-fed, it is the birds, Judge Jacqueline Nguyen of the appeals court wrote... READ MORE

16th September, 2017 414

JUSTICES ALLOW TRUMP ADMINISTRATION BAN ON MOST REFUGEES


WASHINGTON AP -- The Supreme Court is allowing the Trump administration to maintain its restrictive policy on refugees... READ MORE

13th September, 2017 79

SUPREME COURT BLOCKS LOWER COURT RULINGS ON TEXAS DISTRICTS


The court's four liberal justices, Stephen Breyer, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor, would have allowed the redrawing of the affected districts... READ MORE

13th September, 2017 2

DNA SHOCK OVER INDIA RAPED CHILD'S BABY


Last Friday, a 13-year-old girl who was 32 weeks pregnant gave birth to a baby boy after the court allowed her to terminate her pregnancy... READ MORE

13th September, 2017 779

TRUMP ADMINISTRATION APPEALS TO SUPREME COURT ON REFUGEE BAN


But the Supreme Court refused to go along with the administration's view that it could keep out grandparents, cousins and some other family members... READ MORE

11th September, 2017 0

BABY OF INDIAN RAPE VICTIM, 13, DIES


She too was 32 weeks pregnant, but she was denied permission to abort after a doctors' panel said that termination of her pregnancy would be too risky ... READ MORE

11th September, 2017 484

TRUMP NOMINATES WHITE HOUSE LAWYER GREGORY KATSAS TO IMPORTANT FEDERAL APPEALS COURT SEAT


Katsas, the deputy White House counsel, was a former Justice Department official under President George W. Bush... READ MORE

8th September, 2017 0

KENYAN ELECTION COMMISSION SETS OCT. 17 AS DATE FOR NEW VOTE


The Supreme Court gave clear guidance on who will hold the repeat election... READ MORE

4th September, 2017 0

KENYA ELECTION RULING SPURS HOPE FOR ODINGA SUPPORTERS


After Kenya's Supreme Court invalidated the August election results, Raila Odinga supporters in Nairobi's Kibera slum express hope for the opposition candidate... READ MORE

4th September, 2017 154

KENYATTA VOWS TO 'FIX' COURT AS WIN QUASHED


Kenya election Kenyatta vows to 'fix' court as win quashed... READ MORE

3rd September, 2017 700

KENYA PRESIDENT & DEPUTY THREATEN CHIEF JUSTICE AFTER POLL ANNULMENT


Kenyan president, Uhuru Kenyatta, says he has accepted a court ruling annulling his re-election on August 8... READ MORE

2nd September, 2017 24

AFRICA LIVE: KENYA COURT CANCELS PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION


Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga says that today's Supreme Court ruling annulling the presidential election is unprecedented in Africa... READ MORE

1st September, 2017 4783

SUPREME COURT JUDGMENT ON RIGHT TO PRIVACY


Supreme Court judgment on Right to Privacy What will it mean for WhatsApp, Aadhaar case?... READ MORE

24th August, 2017 234

INDIA'S TOP COURT SAYS PRIVACY IS A FUNDAMENTAL RIGHT


Privacy is not explicitly mentioned in the Indian constitution, and the government has argued that India's 1.25 billion citizens cannot expect an absolute right to privacy... READ MORE

24th August, 2017 0

INDIA'S TOP COURT SAYS PRIVACY IS A FUNDAMENTAL RIGHT


Privacy is not explicitly mentioned in the Indian constitution, and the government has argued that India's 1.25 billion citizens cannot expect an absolute right to privacy... READ MORE

24th August, 2017 0

INDIAN MUSLIM MEN CAN NO LONGER INSTANTLY DIVORCE THEIR WIVES, TOP COURT RULES


NEW DELHI--India's Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down the Muslim practice that allows men to instantly divorce their wives as unconstitutional... READ MORE

22nd August, 2017 276

INDIAN MUSLIM MEN CAN NO LONGER INSTANTLY DIVORCE THEIR WIVES, TOP COURT RULES


NEW DELHI--India's Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down the Muslim practice that allows men to instantly divorce their wives as unconstitutional... READ MORE

22nd August, 2017 276

INDIAN MUSLIM MEN CAN NO LONGER INSTANTLY DIVORCE THEIR WIVES, TOP COURT RULES


NEW DELHI--India's Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down the Muslim practice that allows men to instantly divorce their wives as unconstitutional... READ MORE

22nd August, 2017 276

SUPREME COURT SUSPENDS 'TRIPLE TALAQ' DIVORCE LAW


It's a historic day, said Zakia Soman the co-founder of the Indian Muslim Women's Movement, which was part of the legal battle to end triple talaq... READ MORE

22nd August, 2017 24777

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

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

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

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

'IT MEANS EVERYTHING': SUPREME COURT TO RULE ON INDIGENOUS RELATIONS WITH ENERGY COMPANIES


The Supreme Court will rule on whether the NEB adequately consulted Inuit in the area when it gave the green light to the testing... READ MORE

26th July, 2017 2879

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

KENYA OPPOSITION FILES CHALLENGE OVER ELECTION RESULTS


Lawyers for the Kenyan opposition filed a petition with the Supreme Court challenging President Kenyatta's re-election... READ MORE

19th August, 2017 1582

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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