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  • Supreme Court rejects free speech appeal in sexting case

    Supreme Court rejects free speech appeal in sexting case

    Bankruptcy 10/10/2017

    The Supreme Court has turned away a free-speech appeal from a former school lunch server in Minnesota who was charged with sexting a 15-year-old student. The justices did not comment Tuesday in allowing the criminal case against Krista Muccio to proc...

  • S. Indiana city's mayor defends rental ordinance in court

    S. Indiana city's mayor defends rental ordinance in court

    Bankruptcy 09/04/2017

    The mayor of a southern Indiana city is defending a rental inspection ordinance that’s resulted in thousands of dollars in fines against property owners and is the subject of a lawsuit. Charlestown Mayor Bob Hall testified during Friday’s daylong hea...

  • British cybersecurity expert pleads not guilty to US charges

    British cybersecurity expert pleads not guilty to US charges

    Bankruptcy 08/14/2017

    A British cybersecurity researcher credited with helping curb a recent worldwide ransomware attack pleaded not guilty Monday to federal charges accusing him of creating malicious software to steal banking information three years ago. Marcus Hutchins ...

  • D.C. on edge: rumors of new Supreme Court vacancy swirl

    D.C. on edge: rumors of new Supreme Court vacancy swirl

    Bankruptcy 06/23/2017

    White House sources think Justice Anthony Kennedy, the Supreme Court's ideological fulcrum, may announce his retirement today, as the justices gather on the bench for the last time this term. If that happens, Day 158 instantly becomes President Trump...

  • Mom sentenced in Australian court for drowning 3 children

    Mom sentenced in Australian court for drowning 3 children

    Bankruptcy 05/31/2017

    A mother who drowned three of her children and attempted to kill a fourth by driving the family car into an Australian lake was sentenced Tuesday to 20 years and six months in prison. Akon Guode, 37, drove a SUV carrying four of her seven children in...

  • High court could soon signal view on Trump immigration plans

    High court could soon signal view on Trump immigration plans

    Bankruptcy 05/14/2017

    Supreme Court decisions in a half-dozen cases dealing with immigration over the next two months could reveal how the justices might evaluate Trump administration actions on immigration, especially stepped-up deportations. Some of those cases could be...

  • Idaho Judicial Council accepting applications for high court

    Idaho Judicial Council accepting applications for high court

    Bankruptcy 04/29/2017

    An opening on the Idaho Supreme Court won't be filled through an election but through an application process. Supreme Court Justice Daniel Eismann announced earlier this year he will retire in August — 16 months before the end of his current six-year...

  • Court: Student prayers OK at school board meetings

    Court: Student prayers OK at school board meetings

    Bankruptcy 03/20/2017

    A Texas school board can open its meetings with student-led public prayers without running afoul of the Constitution's prohibition against government-established religion, a federal appeals court ruled Monday. The ruling by a three-judge panel of the...

  • Ohio court considers privacy rights in backpack search

    Ohio court considers privacy rights in backpack search

    Bankruptcy 03/02/2017

    The state Supreme Court will hear arguments over the constitutionality of an Ohio student's backpack search that authorities say led first to the discovery of bullets and later a gun. At issue before the high court is whether a second search of the b...

  • Delaware County creates domestic violence court

    Delaware County creates domestic violence court

    Bankruptcy 11/11/2016

    The Indiana Supreme Court has approved the creation of a domestic violence court in Delaware County. Delaware County Prosecutor Jeffrey Arnold tells The (Muncie) Star Press all felony domestic battery cases now will be filed in Delaware Circuit Court...

  • Moscow court orders paper to refute a report on Rosneft CEO

    Moscow court orders paper to refute a report on Rosneft CEO

    Bankruptcy 10/12/2016

    A court in Moscow has ordered a leading independent newspaper to retract an article about a luxury yacht allegedly owned by the chief of Russia's top state-controlled oil company. retract The Basmanny District Court ruled Monday that the Novaya Gazet...

  • Hawaii Supreme Court affirms Maui solar telescope permit

    Hawaii Supreme Court affirms Maui solar telescope permit

    Bankruptcy 10/09/2016

    Hawaii's Supreme Court on Thursday affirmed a permit to build a solar telescope on a Maui mountain. The ruling denies a challenge by a group seeking to protect the sacredness of the summit of Haleakala (hah-leh-AH'-ka-lah). The University of Hawaii f...

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