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  • Court: Lawsuit alleging coerced confessions can go to trial

    Court: Lawsuit alleging coerced confessions can go to trial

    Headline News 02/05/2018

    A lawsuit that accuses Evansville police officers of violating three teenagers' constitutional rights by coercing confessions in the killing of a homeless man can proceed to trial, a federal appeals court has ruled.A panel of the 7th U.S. Circuit Cou...

  • Malaysia's top court annuls unilateral conversions of minors

    Malaysia's top court annuls unilateral conversions of minors

    Headline News 01/21/2018

    Malaysia's top court in a landmark decision says both parents must consent to the religious conversion of a minor, ruling in favor of a Hindu woman whose ex-husband converted their three children to Islam.M.Indira Gandhi became caught in a high-profi...

  • Trappers ask court to throw out lawsuit over US fur exports

    Trappers ask court to throw out lawsuit over US fur exports

    Headline News 11/24/2017

    Fur trappers are asking a federal judge to throw out a lawsuit from wildlife advocates who want to block the export of bobcat pelts from the United States. Attorneys for trapping organizations said in recent court filings that the lawsuit against the...

  • Feds head to court to seek dismissal of Twin Metals lawsuit

    Feds head to court to seek dismissal of Twin Metals lawsuit

    Headline News 11/13/2017

    Government lawyers go to federal court Tuesday to seek dismissal of a lawsuit by developers of the proposed Twin Metals copper-nickel mine who are seeking to regain their mineral rights leases. The Obama administration last year declined to renew the...

  • Connecticut Governor Will Get His 6th Supreme Court Pick

    Connecticut Governor Will Get His 6th Supreme Court Pick

    Headline News 11/08/2017

    When Gov. Dannel P. Malloy makes his pick for the next Connecticut chief justice, the Democrat will have nominated six of the seven people serving on the state's highest court — a rare feat in the history of the governorship. Lawyers and other legal ...

  • Bosnian court acquits ex-Srebrenica commander of war crimes

    Bosnian court acquits ex-Srebrenica commander of war crimes

    Headline News 10/08/2017

    Bosnia's war crimes court on Monday acquitted the wartime commander of Srebrenica, who was accused of committing atrocities against Serbs during the 1992-95 Balkan conflict. The acquittal of Naser Oric immediately prompted anger from Serbian leaders,...

  • Court: Movie theaters must accommodate deaf-blind patrons

    Court: Movie theaters must accommodate deaf-blind patrons

    Headline News 10/01/2017

    Federal disability law requires movie theaters to provide specialized interpreters to patrons who are deaf and blind, an appeals court said Friday. The Philadelphia-based 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against Cinemark, the nation's third-la...

  • Elliott's fast start fades with Cowboys as court looms again

    Elliott's fast start fades with Cowboys as court looms again

    Headline News 09/23/2017

    Ezekiel Elliott pretended to wipe his face with a towel following his signature "feed me" gesture to celebrate his first touchdown. The star Dallas running back got to hand the ball to his mother twice on his second score after the original TD ruling...

  • Indiana's newest Supreme Court justice joins high court

    Indiana's newest Supreme Court justice joins high court

    Headline 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...

  • Abduction suspect makes first appearance in court

    Abduction suspect makes first appearance in court

    Headline News 07/03/2017

    Hundreds of people gathered outside a federal courthouse Monday as the suspect in the kidnapping of a Chinese scholar at the University of Illinois made his first appearance since being arrested last week. During the nine-minute hearing, 28-year-old ...

  • Ronaldo summoned to court, Mourinho accused of tax fraud

    Ronaldo summoned to court, Mourinho accused of tax fraud

    Headline News 06/20/2017

    Cristiano Ronaldo has been summoned to appear before a Spanish judge, and Jose Mourinho could be next. Ronaldo and Mourinho are the latest members of the soccer elite to be accused of tax fraud in Spain. Lionel Messi and Javier Mascherano, among othe...

  • Court: 'JudgeCutie' nickname doesn't ruffle judicial dignity

    Court: 'JudgeCutie' nickname doesn't ruffle judicial dignity

    Headline News 06/19/2017

    A Mississippi jurist can call herself "JudgeCutie" without ruffling the dignity of the legal profession. That's what the Mississippi Supreme Court says in one of its speediest decisions in years. Only two days after hearing arguments, the court — whi...