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  • Nevada Supreme Court sides with AP in Wynn defamation suit

    Nevada Supreme Court sides with AP in Wynn defamation suit

    Law Journals 02/08/2024

    The Nevada Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a defamation lawsuit brought by casino mogul Steve Wynn against The Associated Press over a story about two women’s accounts to police alleging he engaged in sexual misconduct.The court cited state...

  • Republicans urge state Supreme Court to reject redistricting report’s findings

    Republicans urge state Supreme Court to reject redistricting report’s findings

    Top Stories & Analysis 02/03/2024

    Wisconsin Republicans urged the state Supreme Court on Thursday to ignore a report from redistricting consultants that determined GOP-proposed legislative maps were unconstitutional partisan gerrymanders.While Republicans argue that the consultants&r...

  • NRA chief Wayne LaPierre announces resignation ahead of trial

    NRA chief Wayne LaPierre announces resignation ahead of trial

    Courts and the Judiciary 01/08/2024

    The longtime head of the National Rifle Association said Friday he is resigning, just days before the start of a civil trial over allegations he treated himself to millions of dollars in private jet flights, yacht trips, African safaris and other ext...

  • Michigan Supreme Court will keep Trump on the state's primary election ballot

    Michigan Supreme Court will keep Trump on the state's primary election ballot

    Courts and the Judiciary 12/27/2023

    Michigan’s Supreme Court is keeping former President Donald Trump on the state’s primary election ballot.The court said Wednesday it will not hear an appeal of a lower court’s ruling from groups seeking to keep Trump from appearing ...

  • Wisconsin Supreme Court orders new legislative maps in redistricting case

    Wisconsin Supreme Court orders new legislative maps in redistricting case

    Judiciary News 12/24/2023

    The liberal-controlled Wisconsin Supreme Court overturned Republican-drawn legislative maps on Friday and ordered that new district boundary lines be drawn as Democrats had urged in a redistricting case they hope will weaken GOP majorities.The ruling...

  • Nigeria’s Court reinstates terrorism charges against separatist leader

    Nigeria’s Court reinstates terrorism charges against separatist leader

    Courts and the Judiciary 12/15/2023

    Nigeria’s Supreme Court on Friday overturned a lower court ruling dismissing terrorism charges against a popular separatist leader whose trial has been blamed for an outbreak of violence in the country’s southeast region.The Court said Nn...

  • Texas Supreme Court blocks Kate Cox's emergency abortion approval

    Texas Supreme Court blocks Kate Cox's emergency abortion approval

    Courts and the Judiciary 12/10/2023

    The Texas Supreme Court on Friday night put on hold a judge’s ruling that approved an abortion for a pregnant woman whose fetus has a fatal diagnosis, throwing into limbo an unprecedented challenge to one of the most restrictive bans in the U.S...

  • Retired Justice O’Connor, the first woman on the Supreme Court, has died

    Retired Justice O’Connor, the first woman on the Supreme Court, has died

    Courts and the Judiciary 12/02/2023

    Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, an unwavering voice of moderate conservatism and the first woman to serve on the nation’s highest court, died Friday. She was 93.O’Connor died in Phoenix, of complications related t...

  • New Mexico Supreme Court upholds Democratic-drawn congressional map

    New Mexico Supreme Court upholds Democratic-drawn congressional map

    Supreme Court News 11/28/2023

    The New Mexico Supreme Court upheld a Democratic-drawn congressional map that divvied up a conservative, oil-producing region and reshaped a swing district along the U.S. border with Mexico, in an order published Monday.All five justices signed a sho...

  • Russian court fines Google for failing to store personal data on its users

    Russian court fines Google for failing to store personal data on its users

    Courts and the Judiciary 11/16/2023

    A Moscow court on Tuesday fined Google for failing to store personal data on its Russian users, the latest in a series of fines on the U.S. tech giant amid tensions between the Kremlin and the West over the fighting in Ukraine.A magistrate at Moscow&...

  • Biden administration warns of disruption at border if judges halt asylum rule

    Biden administration warns of disruption at border if judges halt asylum rule

    Courts and the Judiciary 11/09/2023

    The Biden administration on Tuesday urged an appeals court to allow sweeping new asylum restrictions to stay in place, warning that halting them would be “highly disruptive” at the border.The government is urging a panel of judges in Pasa...

  • Sen. Menendez enters not guilty plea to a new conspiracy charge

    Sen. Menendez enters not guilty plea to a new conspiracy charge

    Courts and the Judiciary 10/30/2023

    U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez returned to Manhattan federal court Monday to challenge a new criminal charge alleging that he conspired to act as an agent of the Egyptian government when he chaired the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.“Not guilty,&rd...