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EFF to Supreme Court: American Companies Complicit in Human Rights Abuses Abroad Should Be Held Accountable | Electronic Frontier FoundationEFF - 2020-10-22 02:00
Trump asks Supreme Court to let him block Twitter critics | #TheCube | EuronewsEuronews - 2020-10-15 07:45
Trump Releases List of Potential Supreme Court Nominees - WSJWSJ - 2020-10-14 09:33
Trump Asks Supreme Court to Restore His Ability to Block Twitter Followers - WSJWSJ - 2020-10-12 02:13
The Supreme Court Upheld the Amputation Sentence for Two other PrisonersKurdistan Human Rights - 2020-10-09 02:15
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that the amputation sentence of four fingers of the right hand” of two imprisoned brothers accused of robbery at Orumiyeh Central Prison, -Shahab and… The post The Supreme Court Upheld the Amputation ...
Two Supreme Court Justices Mull Reversal of Marriage Equality Ruling | Democracy Now!Democracynow - 2020-10-08 13:35
UK Supreme Court to hear extremist bride’s citizenship case in November | Arab NewsArabnews - 2020-09-30 22:15
An educational leader proposes questions for the presidential debateAEI - 2020-09-30 00:09
Gerard Robinson suggests education policy questions for tonight's debate on the topics of the Trump and Biden records, the economy, race, COVID-19, and the Supreme Court. The post An educational leader proposes questions for the presidential debate appear ...
How will the new Supreme Court vacancy affect the Affordable Care Act’s future?AEI - 2020-09-23 00:05
The Supreme Court is never going to toss out the entirety of the Affordable Care Act, and the possibility of a 4-4 tie on an upcoming ruling means the judiciary may continue to deliberate on the ACA for years to come. The post How will the new Supreme Cou ...
Biden to focus on health care in Supreme Court debate - WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana Weather | Indiana TrafficWishtv - 2020-09-22 03:07
Conservative Supreme Court majority? What it could mean on these issuesAEI - 2020-09-22 00:05
It is no exaggeration to say that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who passed away on Friday at the age of 87, was one of the greatest lawyers of the last half-century. While no one could ever fill her liberal shoes, her replacement could launch constitutiona ...
US Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg passes awayNationalheraldindia - 2020-09-19 18:12
Supreme Court Overturned the Death Sentence for a Kurdish Political PrisonerKurdistan Human Rights - 2020-09-17 02:03
The family of Houshmand Alipour have stated that the Supreme Court had violated the sentence. According to a statement issued by the campaign to rescue this political prisoner on Tuesday, September 15,… The post Supreme Court Overturned the Death Sentence ...
The Supreme Court upheld the Amputation Sentence of Four PrisonersKurdistan Human Rights - 2020-09-11 02:02
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that the amputation sentence of four fingers of the right hand” of three prisoners accused of robbery at Orumiyeh Central Prison, -Hadi Rostami, Mehdi… The post The Supreme Court upheld the Amputatio ...
Donald Trump hit by Supreme Court defeat after attempt to scrap immigration policy | World | News | Express.co.ukExpress - 2020-09-06 06:33
Turkish Cypriots determined to go to supreme court over nationality issue | Cyprus MailCyprus Mail - 2020-08-12 02:10
Iran Supreme Court Upholds Death Sentence on ProtesterIranfocus - 2020-08-11 03:26
Iran Supreme Court Upholds Death Sentence For Kurdish Political Prisoner - Rights GroupRadiofarda - 2020-08-08 16:56
Senator Cepeda says that no one is above the law, not even UribeANF - 2020-08-05 12:57
Colombian Senator Iván Cepeda (Alternative Democratic Pole - ADP-Polo Democrático Alternativo) and his lawyer Reinaldo Villalba welcomed the decision of the Supreme Court of Justice to issue an arrest warrant against former Colombian President Álvaro Urib ...
Arrest warrant for former Colombian president UribeANF - 2020-08-05 09:14
Colombia’s Supreme Court just ordered the arrest of former President Alvaro Uribe as part of an investigation into witness tampering. ...
Israel supreme court upholds expulsion of HRW official Omar Shakir | Arab NewsArabnews - 2020-08-04 15:52
Venezuela asks Italy to extradite PDVSA former presidentANF - 2020-08-01 09:47
Venezuela’s Criminal Chamber of the Supreme Court of Justice (SCJ) declared admissible the extradition request submitted to Italy against PDVSA former president Rafael Ramirez. ...
The race card and EspinozaAEI - 2020-08-01 00:37
No matter what anyone says, the Supreme Court's Espinoza decision is a victory for millions of families, students, and taxpayers of all religious and racial backgrounds. The post The race card and Espinoza appeared first on American Enterprise Institute - ...
Blind Michigan Supreme Court Justice turned away by clerk’s office while trying to get absentee ballotClickondetroit - 2020-07-30 09:12
Justiz Regierung USA: Trump will Beweise für Vorwürfe gegen Supreme-Court-Kandidaten - n-tv.deN-TV - 2020-07-29 06:23
An Evil Man in TurkeyStephen Mansfield - 2020-07-17 06:19
Recep Erdoğan, President of Turkey, has cajoled the Supreme Court of Turkey into allowing the Hagia Sophia to be reverted to use as a mosque. Stephen provides a brief history of this incredible sixth century church, and explains why this move may signal t ...
Execution of Two Kurdish Political Prisoners in Urmia and Confirmation of the Death Sentence of Three Arrested Protesters by the Supreme Court of the Mullahs - NCRINcr Iran - 2020-07-15 10:20
Daniel Lewis Lee: US executes first federal prisoner in 17 yearsBBC - 2020-07-15 00:59
Triple murderer Daniel Lewis Lee is executed following a US Supreme Court ruling. ...
Noah Feldman: Why Supreme Court liberals joined conservatives on religion | Times LeaderTimesleader - 2020-07-09 22:12
Supreme Court holds children’s hearings system is compatible with article 8 - UK Human Rights BlogUkhumanrightsblog - 2020-07-07 03:58
U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear bid by Iraqis to avoid deportationESTA - 2020-07-03 14:02
Supreme Court’s Booking.com trademark ruling adds wrinkle to generic trademark debateAEI - 2020-07-03 00:06
How “generic” is too “generic” when it comes to trademarks? The Supreme Court’s potentially groundbreaking ruling in United States Patent and Trademark Office v. Booking.com sheds light on an issue that could have big implications for domain name holders. ...
SCOTUS strikes a landmark decision for school choice in EspinozaAEI - 2020-07-01 00:00
The Supreme Court has delivered a landmark victory for school choice. In Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue, the Court ruled that state tax credit scholarship programs may not exclude religious private schools from participation. The post SCOTUS st ...
Supreme Court Upheld the 15-year Imprisonment Sentence for a Political PrisonerKurdistan Human Rights - 2020-06-30 02:00
The 15-year prison sentence of Sardar Ozmush, a Kurdish political prisoner, was upheld by Branch 25 of the Supreme Court last week, a reliable source told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). … The post Supreme Court Upheld the 15-year Imprisonment ...
Trump's bid to end Obama-era immigration policy ruled unlawfulBBC - 2020-06-19 00:57
US Supreme Court rules against the president's bid to end Obama-era programme that protects children. ...
Iraqi Supreme Court Suspends Kurdish Referendum | Voice of America - EnglishVoanews - 2020-06-12 16:02
California Supreme Court will hear challenge to state law that requires Trump to release tax returns - SFChronicle.comSfchronicle - 2020-06-05 18:43
International solidarity with lawyers Timtik and ÜnsalANF - 2020-06-04 08:53
365 lawyers from many countries signed a petition signed to the Supreme Court for jailed lawyers Ebru Timtik and Aytaş Ünsal who are on death fast. Family of Timtik appeal on people to speak out for the two lawyers. ...
Supreme Court allows Trump’s ‘remain in Mexico’ asylum policy to continue - SFChronicle.comSfchronicle - 2020-06-03 17:45
Supreme Court to Decide Cases on Access to Trump’s Financial Records - WSJWSJ - 2020-05-27 13:12
Trump-Backed Candidate Loses Wisconsin Supreme Court Race - WSJWSJ - 2020-05-25 17:02
The Supreme Court Upheld the One-Year Imprisonment Sentence for A Women’s Rights ActivistKurdistan Human Rights - 2020-05-21 02:03
The one-year prison sentence of Women’s rights activist Farzaneh Jalali has been upheld by the Provincial Court of Appeal. The sentence was issued by the Branch two of the Kermanshah Islamic Revolutionary… The post The Supreme Court Upheld the One-Year Im ...
Quotation of the day on ‘affirmative discrimination’ ….AEI - 2020-05-21 00:07
…. is from Justice Clarence Thomas’s dissenting opinion for the 2003 Supreme Court case (Grutter vs. Bollinger et al.) on whether the use of race as a factor in student admissions by the University of Michigan Law School is unlawful: Frederick Douglass, s ...
Sudan 'must pay' US East African embassy attack victimsBBC - 2020-05-20 00:17
The US Supreme Court rules in favour of damages over the 1998 bombings in Kenya and Tanzania. ...
The Supreme Court Upheld the 11-year Imprisonment Sentence for a TeacherKurdistan Human Rights - 2020-05-15 02:02
Supreme Court of Iran has upheld the 11-year imprisonment for Aram Aminzadeh, a Kurdish teacher on the charge of “acting against national security” by launching a religious group in Telegram, a reliable… The post The Supreme Court Upheld the 11-year Impri ...
Supreme Court says Gerry Adams internment was 'unlawful'ANF - 2020-05-14 09:23
Convictions against former Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams dating from the 1970s have been overturned by the Supreme Court in London in a judgement which could have consequences for many others who were interned without trial. ...
DTK condemns uhoplding of sentence against Selma IrmakANF - 2020-05-07 13:40
The DTK condemned the upholding by the Supreme Court of the sentence of former co-chair Selma Irmak. "The struggle of the Democratic Society Congress will continue until the freedom problem of our people is resolved." ...
Supreme Court: Charge of murder against Mostafa Salimi is incorrectKurdistan Human Rights - 2020-05-07 03:28
Mohammad Jabbari, Public and Revolutionary Prosecutor of Kurdistan Province, announced that the main charges against the Kurdish political prisoner Mostafa Salimi were mischief, armed robbery and the murder of two police officers. He… The post Supreme Cou ...
Supreme Court upholds prison sentence for Selma IrmakANF - 2020-05-06 11:46
The Supreme Court upheld the 7 years and 6 months prison sentence against former HDP Deputy Selma Irmak. ...
UK Supreme Court declares Israel divestment moves lawful | Arab NewsArabnews - 2020-05-01 02:05
Back to our national pastime: ACA lawsuitsAEI - 2020-04-30 00:03
On Monday, the Supreme Court propped up Obamacare and ruled that the federal government is obligated to pay over $12 billion to insurers who lost money on claims costs exceeding premiums while participating in the ACA's insurance exchanges. The post Back ...
Supreme Court Opens New Term with Justice Clarence Thomas Absent | Democracy Now!Democracynow - 2020-04-29 22:22
‘One of the most controversial questions which the law of human rights can generate’: Supreme Court alters approach to Article 3 in medical cases – an extended look - UK Human Rights BlogUkhumanrightsblog - 2020-04-29 16:22
Prosecutor requests investigation against Brazil presidentANF - 2020-04-26 14:18
Brazil's Attorney General Augusto Aras requested for the Supreme Federal Court (STF) to open an investigation against President Jair Bolsonaro following accusations presented by former Super-Minister of Justice Sergio Moro. ...
Dutch Supreme Court upholds judgment in anti-Armenian rant case - PanARMENIAN.NetPanarmenian - 2020-04-15 10:46
Alabama Executes Prisoner Who Professed Innocence, After Supreme Court Denies Stay | Democracy Now!Democracynow - 2020-03-07 17:03
Spain's Supreme Court considers WiZink revolving credit card credit usuriousYahoo - 2020-03-07 10:33
Pennsylvania woman wins Supreme Court property rights case | KEPRKeprtv - 2020-02-25 09:19
Supreme Court Halts Bukele’s Coup Attempt in El SalvadorANF - 2020-02-12 08:27
El Salvador’s Council of Ministers said it will abide resolution of the Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court of Justice preventing President Nayib Bukele from using army and police to convene an extraordinary session in Parliament. ...
Iranian Supreme Court Upholds Death Sentence Against Seven Kurdish Sunni PrisonersKurdistan Human Rights - 2020-02-12 02:25
The death sentence against seven Kurdish Sunni prisoners of conscience Anwar Khezri, Kamran Shekhe, Khosro Besharat, Dawoud Abdollahi, Farhad Salimi, Qasem Abasteh and Ayoub Karimi was upheld by the Branch 41 of… The post Iranian Supreme Court Upholds Dea ...
Supreme Court rebuffs patent eligibility cases, returning ball to Congress’ courtAEI - 2020-02-11 00:33
With the Supreme Court declining to hear several cases involving what types of inventions qualify for patent protection, Congress will need to get back to work if there is to be meaningful reform. The post Supreme Court rebuffs patent eligibility cases, r ...
Swedish top Court reject Turkey's demand for Zarakolu extraditionANF - 2019-12-22 10:42
Swedish Supreme Court (Högsta In domstol), has rejected the extradition request made by Turkey against journalist Ragip Zarakolu. ...
Urgenda: Supreme Court Of The Netherlands Rules Dutch Government Must Tackle Climate CrisisBuzzfeednews - 2019-12-21 07:16
The Supreme Court majority should resist the temptation to expand the Second AmendmentAEI - 2019-12-11 00:27
The Supreme Court’s newly reinforced conservative majority is facing a test. It could use a case before the court as an opportunity to expand the scope of Second Amendment protections. Or it could pursue the correct conservative approach: decline the tem ...
On The Money: Supreme Court stays House subpoena for Trump financial records | Pelosi says trade deal is 'within range' | Dems target housing shortage amid talk of crisis | TheHillThehill - 2019-11-26 08:07
Supreme Court to decide on Trump bid to end DACA | KTULKTUL - 2019-11-22 01:26
As Supreme Court weighs DACA, Trump pushes fiction about 'hardened criminals'Yahoo - 2019-11-15 00:58
Supreme Court rules Israel can expel top Human Rights Watch director | +972 Magazine972mag - 2019-11-14 15:26
Supreme Court's conservatives seem to back Trump on ending DACA as supporters hold rallies in LA [Video]Yahoo - 2019-11-13 11:17
Supreme Court hears case on DACA | WGMEWGME - 2019-11-13 08:07
Ayodhya dispute: Indian Supreme Court due to rule on holy siteBBC - 2019-11-09 00:08
Police appeal for calm as judges prepare to issue a long-awaited verdict on the disputed holy site. ...
Telecom makes India’s priorities all too clearAEI - 2019-10-30 00:00
The Indian state’s true goals were on display last week. The country’s Supreme Court ruled that, as part of telecom spectrum and license fees, even revenue earned outside telecom is taxable. This followed a combined merger-bailout of state-owned telecom ...
UK Supreme Court: Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament 'unlawful' [Video]Yahoo - 2019-10-18 15:41
Kurdish political Prisoner Launched Hunger Strike in Yazd PrisonKurdistan Human Rights - 2019-10-18 02:01
Kurdish political prisoner went on a hunger strike on 16 October at the central prison in Yazd in protest to the authoritie’s refusal to enforce the order of the Supreme Court regarding… The post Kurdish political Prisoner Launched Hunger Strike in Yazd ...
Was the Spanish Supreme Court ruling fair? | TheHillThehill - 2019-10-18 00:52
Injustice is done: Catalan independent leaders gets jail sentenceANF - 2019-10-14 10:13
In a shame day for the Spanish state Supreme Court has sentenced nine Catalan independent leaders to between nine and 13 years in prison for sedition over their role in the independence referendum in 2017. ...
Supreme Court Weighs Second Amendment Showdown After Mass ShootingsYahoo - 2019-10-12 07:13
Howard Stern jokes: Trump might have put me on Supreme Court if I backed him | TheHillThehill - 2019-10-12 03:40
Supreme Court Hears Arguments in LGBTQ Workplace Discrimination Cases | Democracy Now!Democracynow - 2019-10-11 22:25
HDP MP Leyla Guven prison sentence upheld by Turkey's Supreme Court | Morning StarMorningstaronline - 2019-10-10 17:21
With 'Devastating' Consequences in the Balance for Hundreds of Thousands, Supreme Court Agrees to Weigh Trump's Move to End DACA | Common Dreams NewsCommondreams - 2019-10-10 12:49
US Supreme Court Should Protect LGBT Rights: Daily BriefHRW - 2019-10-09 16:52
Judge Napolitano breaks down Supreme Court order allowing Trump asylum restrictions to take effect [Video]Yahoo - 2019-10-09 01:19
Supreme Court rejects Rabin assassin’s appeal to lift strictures | The Times of IsraelTimesofisrael - 2019-10-06 17:44
Gibraltar rejects US request to detain Grace 1 tankerRûdaw - 2019-08-19 03:27
Gibraltar’s Supreme Court released the Grace 1 and its cargo on Thursday ...
Turkish Supreme Court says accusations of political influence are unjust | AhvalAhvalnews - 2019-08-18 12:40
Trump’s DOJ tells Supreme Court it is legal to fire transgender workers – Raw StoryRawstory - 2019-08-17 22:50
Gibraltar to decide fate of Grace 1 as US moves to seize tankerRûdaw - 2019-08-15 15:47
“The matter will return to the Supreme Court of Gibraltar at 4:00pm today Gibraltar to decide fate of Grace 1 as US moves to seize tanker ...
Article 140 on disputed areas ‘remains in effect’: Iraq’s supreme federal courtE-Kurd - 2019-07-30 22:57
BAGHDAD,— The Federal Supreme Court of Iraq ruled on Tuesday that Article 140 of the 2005 Constitution will remain in effect until implemented. Spokesperson for the Court Iyas Samok said that the court had “considered the request of the Council of Repres ...
Iraq’s Supreme Federal Court: Article 140 on disputed areas ‘remains in effect’Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-30 16:24
U.S. Supreme Court lets Trump use disputed funds for border wallYahoo - 2019-07-27 16:22
Trump administration to spend $2.5bn in Pentagon funds on border wall following Supreme Court rulingYahoo - 2019-07-27 08:51
DARE: Bipartisan Senators Introduce Bill to Challenge New EPA Policy and Supreme Court Ruling on FOIA - PEN AmericaPEN - 2019-07-26 08:44
Is putting Islamic jurists with veto power on Iraq’s Supreme Court a constitutional requirement or a legislative choice?Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-25 03:07
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Former U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens diesYahoo - 2019-07-18 00:54
Gorsuch, Kavanaugh emerging as Supreme Court swing votes | 2020 election to spark record ad spendingYahoo - 2019-07-03 08:26
Iraqi federal supreme court holds additional hearing on Kurdistan oil export lawsuitE-Kurd - 2019-06-18 12:27
BAGHDAD,— Iraq’s federal Supreme Court held another session over a previous lawsuit filed by the Iraqi oil ministry against the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) natural resources ministry over the latter’s independent oil exports. The court announced ...
Iraq denies deal to commute French ISIS members' death sentencesRûdaw - 2019-06-11 20:50
Iraqi Supreme Judicial Council spokesperson says only an appeals court can change their sentences ...