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Sick With Pneumonia, Ruth Bader Ginsburg About to Retire From Supreme Court, Report Asserts

In September The Santa Monica Observor reported that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had developed cancer. Snopes labeled the report as fake news. The Santa Monica Observer was the only paper to report of lung cancer at the time.


Supreme Court to discuss whether to take secret appeal from mystery company in possible Mueller probe

The justices of the Supreme Court on Friday will discuss whether to allow a mysterious foreign-owned company to file — without the public seeing it — a request that the high court hear its challenge of a subpoena.


The Supreme Court’s Latest Arbitration Decision is a Victory for Queer Workers

Yesterday, the Supreme Court ruled in New Prime v. Oliveira that transportation workers, both employees and independent contractors, can sidestep forced arbitration and sue their bosses in court. The decision has big implications for America’s truckers and drivers, among the most common professions


Supreme Court upholds appellate decision on Burn Pit lawsuits

The Supreme Court has rejected appeals from scores of military veterans and private contractors who claim their health problems are linked to their exposure to open burn pits in Iraq and Afghanistan.


Supreme Court May Decide Access on Great Lakes Beaches

The U.S. Supreme Court may hear an Indiana case on exactly who should have access to Great Lakes beaches. The case, BOBBIE GUNDERSON, V. STATE OF lNDIANA, hopes to settle the question of legally defining the Ordinary High Water Mark on the inland Great Lakes. If SCOTUS takes the case, it could have


Michael Stone launches Supreme Court challenge to get parole ruling overturned

MILLTOWN Cemetery bomber Michael Stone is attempting to go to the Supreme Court in a bid to overturn a ruling that he must remain in jail until 2024. The loyalist killer has instructed his lawyers to seek permission to appeal the verdict that the six years he spent on licence should not count toward


Flashback 1984: Supreme Court Upholds Right to Tape

The videocassette recorder (VCR) seems quaint today but 35 years ago today the Supreme Court handed down a landmark 5-4 decision that upheld the consumer’s right to record TV shows (and ultimately other video content) for personal use — a “right” we take for granted.


State high court asked to rule in AIG, Yahoo case

Faced with conflicting lower state court rulings, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is asking the California Supreme Court for its opinion on whether an American International Group Inc. unit must defend Yahoo Inc. in Telephone Consumer Protection Act litigation.


Yukon Supreme Court sides with Teslin Tlingit Council

The Yukon Supreme Court has ruled Canada has not respected the terms of agreement in negotiations on a renewed Financial Transfer Agreement with the Teslin Tlingit Council. The ruling delivered by Chief Justice Ron Veale on Monday says Canada failed to negotiate honourably as required by the First N


Gun Owners Of America To Take NFA Before Supreme Court

The National Firearms Act is an insidious piece of legislation that I desperately hope to one day see relegated to the proverbial trash heap of history. The idea that we, law-abiding citizens who have done nothing wrong, should have to beg for permission to arm ourselves with certain firearms is pra


Supreme Court rehears crucial property rights case

Today the U.S. Supreme Court reheard oral argument in a crucial property rights case affecting property owners across the country. At issue is a 1985 Supreme Court decision that bars property owners from federal courts, relegating property rights to second-class status.


Supreme Court rejects U.S. troops' appeal over 'burn pits' illnesses

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned away a bid by U.S. troops sickened by smoke from open-air pits used to burn waste in Iraq and Afghanistan to revive a lawsuit against defense contractors KBR Inc and Halliburton Co.


In Yahoo TCPA Case, California Supreme Court Asked to Weigh Tricky Insurance Coverage Question

The California Supreme Court is being asked to weigh in on a tricky insurance coverage question in a case where Yahoo Inc. has been accused of sending unsolicited text messages in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.


In unusual 5-4 lineup, Supreme Court deems necklace snatching to be violent felony

The U.S. Supreme Court’s newest member, Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh, joined in an unusual majority lineup on Tuesday in a decision that deemed a necklace snatching to be a violent felony under an enhanced sentencing law.


The Supreme Court should reject requests for a do-over on state clean energy programs

The following is a Viewpoint from Ari Peskoe, Director of the Electricity Law Initiative at the Harvard Law School Environmental and Energy Law Program. Last week, power generation companies asked the Supreme Court to review a pair of lower court decisions upholding states' Zero Emission Credit (ZEC


At Bolsonaro son's request, Brazil top court suspends probe of his ex-driver

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil’s supreme court on Thursday ordered Rio de Janeiro state prosecutors to temporarily suspend a probe into suspicious payments made by the former driver of President Jair Bolsonaro’s son, whose lawyers requested the injunction.


Critical Mass: High Court Eyes Scope of Class Action Fairness Act. Plus: Diversity Landmark for MDLs

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday looked at a closely-watched case about the jurisdictional scope of the Class Action Fairness Act, and before now untangle its procedural puzzles.


Mystery Subpoena Case at Supreme Court Could Expand US Authority

The D. C. Circuit’s underlying decision expands the possibility that a federal criminal subpoena could override a claim of sovereign immunity when also coupled with an invocation of a foreign blocking statute.


Wine spills onto the docket at the Supreme Court

On Wednesday, the eyes of wine geeks and those in the wine industry will turn to the the Supreme Court. Wine will be on the docket, and, as you might expect, reds and whites do not map on to a political right and left. A love of wine is non-partisan even though no justice has ever proclaimed “I love


Supreme Court Sides With Trucker in Arbitration Spat

WASHINGTON (CN) – A truck driver who brought a federal wage class action prevailed at the Supreme Court on Tuesday in keeping the dispute out of arbitration. “The parties’ private agreement may be crystal clear and require arbitration of every question under the sun, but that does not necessarily me