Tag: "case"

U.S. Supreme Court refuses to 'Free the Nipple' in topless women case

” The women - Heidi Lilley, Kia Sinclair and Ginger Pierro - were involved in the “Free the Nipple” movement, which court papers described as campaigns against “sexualized objectification of women” and in favor of women being able to go topless in public if they wish.Lilley and Sinclair were both arrested days later while topless on another beach where they were protesting Pierro’s arrest.

Tribunal to hear case of sacked ethical vegan | Money

He claims he was unfairly disciplined for making this disclosure and that the decision to dismiss him was because of his philosophical belief in ethical veganism.Dietary vegans and ethical vegans both eat a plant-based diet, but ethical vegans also try to exclude all forms of animal exploitation including not wearing clothing made from wool or leather and not using products tested on animals.

Factbox: After impeachment, who might argue the case against Trump in the Senate?

Senate begins the trial to consider impeachment charges against President Donald Trump, a handful of lawmakers from the House of Representatives will act as prosecutors to lay out the case against the president.Nadler’s committee crafted the two articles of impeachment against Trump, which were approved by the House on Wednesday.

yers for Elizabeth Holmes Make Dismissal Bid in Theranos Criminal Case


In a motion joined by her codefendant, former company president Ramesh Balwani, Holmes's lawyers at Williams & Connolly write that the indictment "does not allege that a single patient received an inaccurate result."

Elizabeth Anne Holmes, former CEO of the now-defunct Theranos company.

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Arizona opioid case against Purdue, Sackler family

REUTERS/Erin Schaff/File PhotoThe justices declined to take the rare step of allowing Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich to pursue a case directly with the Supreme Court on the role the drugmaker played in the U.A federal bankruptcy judge has placed a hold on all of the lower court and state court cases against Purdue.

Johnson pursues low-paid workers for £8k costs in Brexit case | Politics

The union took Boris Johnson to court because of his threats to crash out of the EU despite being obliged to seek an extension under the Benn act.Photograph: Vudi Xhymshiti/AP

Boris Johnson’s lawyers are pursuing three low-paid workers and their union for at least £8,000 in court costs despite the prime minister breaking his promise on extending the Brexit deadline.

John Jarratt launches second defamation case against Sunday Telegraph after rape acquittal | Media

Actor who dropped first lawsuit against newspaper over reporting of rape allegations claims article conveyed he ‘got away with rape’

John Jarratt has launched a second defamation lawsuit against the Daily Telegraph over its reporting of rape allegations against him.Photograph: Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images

Actor John Jarratt has launched a second defamation lawsuit against the Sunday Telegraph over its reporting of rape allegations against him.

U.S. Supreme Court justices debate whether to dismiss major gun case

Supreme Court’s consideration of a major gun rights case could end in a misfire, with the justices on Monday debating whether to dismiss a challenge backed by the powerful National Rifle Association to a New York City handgun ordinance.The four liberal justices indicated support for declaring the case moot because New York amended the measure.

Connected car prices may rise if Qualcomm wins antitrust case: auto makers

O) patent licensing practices fail to change, a trade group representing major automakers and two leading automotive suppliers said in court filings on Friday.REUTERS/Mike BlakeQualcomm is seeking to overturn a sweeping antitrust decision requiring it to renegotiate its licensing agreements at reasonable prices.

Asic defamation case win may strengthen key free-speech defence | Law

A judge has found that Asic, which was being sued for defamation by a trader, was protected by qualified privilege

Asic defended the defamation action using qualified privilege in the New South Wales supreme court.Photograph: William West/AFP/Getty Images

The corporate regulator has defeated a defamation claim brought against it by the head of a sharemarket trading company in a case that bolsters the defence of qualified privilege.

U.S. Supreme Court turns away murder case highlighted in 'Serial' podcast

A Maryland judge on June 30, 2016 ordered a new trial for Adnan Syed, whose murder conviction was put into question by the 2014 podcast "Serial.Supreme Court on Monday rejected his bid for a new trial in a case that captured public attention after the podcast “Serial” raised questions about his prosecution.