South | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin; Edited by Mala Das | Friday October 17, 2014
Whether that happens could be decided today by the Supreme Court, which is scheduled to hear the politician's request for bail.
Reuters | Thursday October 9, 2014
Google's request, filed on Monday, seeks to overturn an appeals court ruling that found Oracle could copyright parts of the Java programming language that Google used to design Android.
World | Reuters | Thursday October 9, 2014
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy granted a request from Idaho officials on Wednesday and temporarily blocked the planned start of gay marriages in that state after a regional federal appeals court's ruling striking down the state's same-sex...
World | Associated Press | Wednesday October 8, 2014
Same-sex couples are being told not to line up on Wednesday at the marriage bureau in Las Vegas, after the US Supreme Court temporarily blocked gay marriage in Idaho and Nevada.
World | Reuters | Monday October 6, 2014
The US Supreme Court declined on Monday to decide once and for all whether states can ban gay marriage, a surprising move that will allow gay men and women to get married in five additional states, with more likely to follow quickly.
World | Reuters | Sunday October 5, 2014
The US Supreme Court opens on Monday a new term in which the nine justices will decide issues such as whether a Muslim prison inmate can have a beard and whether a man can be prosecuted for making threatening statements on Facebook.
World | Associated Press | Thursday October 2, 2014
The Supreme Court said Thursday it will consider whether retailer Abercrombie & Fitch discriminated against a Muslim woman who was denied a job because her headscarf conflicted with the company's dress code, which the clothing chain has since changed...
India | Press Trust of India | Monday September 29, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that he wants to convert the Supreme Court judgment on coal allocation into an "opportunity to move forward and clean up the past", as he wooed CEOs of large American companies to invest in India in key sectors...
World | Associated Press | Thursday September 18, 2014
The US Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a last-day appeal from a Texas woman convicted of the starvation and torture death of her girlfriend's 9-year-old son a decade ago, clearing the way for her execution.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday September 14, 2014
North Korea's Supreme Court on Sunday sentenced US citizen Matthew Miller to six years' hard labour for "hostile" acts, two weeks after he and two other detained Americans had pleaded for help from Washington.
World | Associated Press | Friday August 22, 2014
The moment Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson shot an unarmed 18-year-old, a 25-year-old Supreme Court case became the prism through which his actions will be legally judged.
World | Reuters | Thursday August 21, 2014
The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday prevented gay marriage in Virginia from going into effect by blocking an appeals court ruling that struck down the state's ban.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday August 6, 2014
The US Supreme Court is weighing whether to intervene in the scheduled Missouri execution of a man condemned to death in the 1995 killing of a college student.
World | Associated Press | Friday August 1, 2014
Argentina entered economic limbo Thursday, forced into a default that could undermine an already frail economy if a dispute with US creditors is not resolved soon.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday July 30, 2014
The judge who struck down a ban on carrying handguns in public in Washington put his decision on hold for 90 days on Tuesday, giving local officials time to come up with new legislation.
World | Associated Press | Sunday July 27, 2014
A third execution by lethal injection has gone awry in six months, renewing debate in the US over whether there is a foolproof way for the government to humanely kill condemned criminals, and whether it's even worth looking for one.
World | Associated Press | Sunday July 27, 2014
The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday overturned the death sentences of two brothers convicted of killing four friends who were robbed and forced to engage in sex acts before being shot to death and left in a snow-covered field.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday July 27, 2014
A third execution by lethal injection has gone awry in six months, renewing debate in the US over whether there is a fool-proof way for the government to humanely kill condemned criminals, and whether it's even worth looking for one.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday July 25, 2014
The US Supreme Court is under increasing pressure to consider halting death sentences by lethal injection after a convicted Arizona killer took two hours to die.
World | Associated Press | Thursday July 24, 2014
A condemned US inmate gasped and snorted during his almost two-hour execution Wednesday in an episode sure to heighten the national scrutiny surrounding the death penalty.