World News | Reuters | Monday November 23, 2015
Austrian student Max Schrems's attempt to bring a class-action lawsuit against Facebook over its privacy policies will head to Austria's Supreme Court to determine whether such collective legal action is allowed, his group said today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday November 11, 2015
President Barack Obama's administration on Tuesday asked the US Supreme Court to uphold measures shielding around four million undocumented migrants from deportation.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday November 7, 2015
The US Supreme Court agreed Friday to hear yet another challenge to President Barack Obama's health care law, this one from religious groups refusing to pay for their employees' birth control.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday November 4, 2015
The US Supreme Court halted late Tuesday the scheduled execution of a convicted murderer, saying his lethal injection should be delayed pending a ruling on whether his medical condition would cause undue suffering.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday November 3, 2015
The Philippine Supreme Court is unlikely to rule on a constitutional challenge to a new U.S.-Philippine security agreement before President Barack Obama visits Manila later this month, with a decision expected next year, a court source said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday November 2, 2015
Timothy Foster has spent nearly 30 years on Georgia's death row. On Monday, his lawyer will speak before the Supreme Court to fight for his life, pointing to endemic racism in US jury selection and the death penalty.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday October 30, 2015
The US state of Florida executed a convicted murderer Thursday who had been on death row 30 years for killing four people, including his five-year-old daughter, in 1985.
Reuters | Friday October 30, 2015
Apple in its petition said the June decision by the 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals in New York contradicted Supreme Court precedent.
Opinion | Dorab R Sopariwala | Monday October 26, 2015
We need first-rate judges - because they are the final word in a democracy. Many top-notch lawyers would be willing to accept judicial positions if they were better compensated than they are today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 14, 2015
The Supreme Court in 2012 banned virtually all sentences of life in prison for crimes committed as a minor. On Tuesday they faced a sequel -- can that ruling be applied retroactively?
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday October 1, 2015
The US state of Oklahoma was set to execute a man Wednesday over the fatal beating of a motel owner after the Supreme Court rejected a last-ditch appeal by his lawyers.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday September 30, 2015
The US state of Georgia executed its first woman in 70 years early Wednesday, despite an appeal for clemency by Pope Francis.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday September 29, 2015
Pope Francis waited until his historic US visit was over to make his most direct comments on the nation's debate over gay marriage, saying government officials should have the right to refrain from actions that violate their religious beliefs.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 16, 2015
The Supreme Court of the State of New York has rejected a plea by Hong Kong-based JTS Trading Ltd that had sought attachment of Sahara's prized hotels Plaza and Dream Downtown in the US as part of a lawsuit over a deal that went sour.
World News | Reuters | Monday September 7, 2015
The lawyer for a Kentucky county clerk who refused to issue same-sex marriage licenses said his team filed on Sunday a notice of appeal over a contempt ruling that landed her in jail.
Agence France-Presse | Thursday August 20, 2015
The petition "will present at least two substantial questions concerning design-patent liability and damages."
Offbeat | Amrita Kohli | Friday August 14, 2015
As India marks its 69th Independence Day, the Internet finds itself flooded with celebratory videos. Several are versions of the National Anthem but none are as powerful a reminder of what it means to be independent in India than this one.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday August 12, 2015
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said today his government would remain opposed to gay marriage during the current parliament, but suggested the issue could be put to a popular vote after the next election.
Indians Abroad | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 12, 2015
An Indian man is among three persons who have pleaded guilty to stealing thousands of dollars from their employer, a luxury accessories company, in the US.
Indians Abroad | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 8, 2015
Annoyed with Supreme Court rulings on Obamacare and same sex marriages, Republican presidential aspirant Bobby Jindal has said if given a chance he would toss out half-a-dozen judges of the top court, including two nominated by Presidents George W Bush and Ronald Reagan.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday August 1, 2015
A death row inmate in Oklahoma who unsuccessfully sought to ban a controversial drug used in lethal injections will ask the Supreme Court to consider if capital punishment is constitutional, his lawyer said Friday.
Indians Abroad | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 29, 2015
A 29-year-old Indian software engineer, facing death penalty for a double murder, has told a US court that he would present himself during an appeal to the State Supreme Court in Pennsylvania.
India News | Reported by Saurabh Gupta (with inputs from Agencies) | Friday July 24, 2015
Activist Teesta Setalvad, who was denied bail today in a case brought against her by the CBI, said she believes "this is an attempt to intimidate and possibly eliminate us by the powers that be."
Reuters | Thursday July 23, 2015
The move by Oracle is its first since the US Supreme Court allowed the case to continue.