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  • Ohio taxpayers lose right to take disputes to high court

    Ohio taxpayers lose right to take disputes to high court

    Headline Legal News 10/18/2017

    Ohioans lost the right Friday to appeal disputed tax decisions directly to the state’s high court, a scarcely debated policy change that critics say will have sweeping consequences for businesses, individuals and governments.The Ohio Supreme Co...

  • Israeli protesters erect golden statue of High Court chief

    Israeli protesters erect golden statue of High Court chief

    Headline Legal News 08/31/2017

    Jerusalem residents woke to discover a surprising spectacle outside the country's Supreme Court — a golden statue of the court's president put up in protest by members of a religious nationalist group. Police quickly removed the statue of Miram Naor,...

  • Indiana's newest Supreme Court justice joins high court

    Indiana's newest Supreme Court justice joins high court

    Headline Legal News 07/24/2017

    Former Wabash County Superior Court Judge Christopher Goff was sworn in Monday as Indiana's newest state Supreme Court justice, joining a high court that's been completely remade since 2010 following a series of retirements. Chief Justice Loretta Rus...

  • EU closer to sanctions on Poland over changes in judiciary

    EU closer to sanctions on Poland over changes in judiciary

    Headline Legal News 07/19/2017

    The European Union is coming closer to imposing sanctions on Poland for the government's attempt to take control over the judiciary, a senior official warned Wednesday, but he said the bloc was still open to dialogue. European Commission Vice Preside...

  • Man charged with killing Maine couple on Christmas in court

    Man charged with killing Maine couple on Christmas in court

    Headline Legal News 07/13/2017

    The case of a New York man charged with killing a Maine couple on Christmas Day 2015 is scheduled to return to court in Portland. Police charged David Marble Jr. of Rochester with shooting 35-year-old Eric Williams and 26-year-old Bonnie Royer in Man...

  • Relatives of Slain US Troops Describe Loss to Jordan Court

    Relatives of Slain US Troops Describe Loss to Jordan Court

    Headline Legal News 07/10/2017

    Relatives of two of the three U.S. military trainers shot dead at the gate of a Jordanian air base last year have described the pain of their loss to a military court trying the alleged killer. The family members attended a court hearing in Jordan's ...

  • More court challenges expected for Trump's new travel ban

    More court challenges expected for Trump's new travel ban

    Headline Legal News 07/03/2017

    A scaled-back version of President Donald Trump's travel is now in force, stripped of provisions that brought protests and chaos at airports worldwide in January yet still likely to generate a new round of court fights. The new rules, the product of ...

  • With court victory, hand of Brazil's president strengthened

    With court victory, hand of Brazil's president strengthened

    Headline Legal News 06/10/2017

    Fighting to save his job, Brazilian President Michel Temer has received a huge boost from a decision by the country's top electoral court to reject allegations of illegal campaign finance and keep him in office. The Superior Electoral Tribunal's 4-3 ...

  • High court limits seizure of assets from drug conspiracies

    High court limits seizure of assets from drug conspiracies

    Headline Legal News 06/06/2017

    The Supreme Court is limiting the government's ability to seize assets from people who are convicted of drug crimes but receive little of the illegal proceeds. The justices ruled Monday that a Tennessee man convicted for his role selling iodine water...

  • Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch: Rule of law 'a blessing'

    Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch: Rule of law 'a blessing'

    Headline Legal News 06/03/2017

    Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch acknowledged Friday that there is "a lot of skepticism about the rule of law" in the country but defended the United States judicial system as "a blessing" and "a remarkable gift" during a talk at Harvard University...

  • Finnish court releases Iraqi twins in IS-related killings

    Finnish court releases Iraqi twins in IS-related killings

    Headline Legal News 05/25/2017

    A Finnish court has thrown out charges against Iraqi twin brothers of taking part in Islamic State-related killings of at least 11 unarmed soldiers. The Pirkanmaa District Court says the two who were not identified, were set free on Wednesday. The co...

  • South Dakota and Flandreau Santee Sioux tribe clash in court

    South Dakota and Flandreau Santee Sioux tribe clash in court

    Headline Legal News 05/14/2017

    The Flandreau Santee Sioux tribe is suing South Dakota over the state's interpretation that contractors working on an expansion of the Royal River Casino are required to pay contractor excise taxes to the state. The Argus Leader reported that the law...

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