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Supreme Court to hear Trump appeal in Obamacare contraception fight

The administration has asked the Supreme Court to reverse a nationwide injunction issued by a lower court blocking the rule from taking effect.Mark Rienzi, a lawyer at the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, which represents the Little Sisters, said he was hopeful the Supreme Court would finally resolve the long-running litigation over religious nonprofit groups, which already reached the Supreme Court once in 2016.

Human rights court dismisses MI6 informant Wang Yam's appeal | UK news

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The European court of human rights has dismissed the appeal by the former Chinese dissident and MI6 informant Wang Yam that he had not had a fair trial because his defence evidence was held in secret on grounds of national security.He also said the UK breached the convention by refusing to allow the European court of human rights judges to have sight of his defence case.

Reynhard Sinaga: court to decide on whole-life sentence for rapist | Law

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Appeal court judges will decide whether Britain’s most prolific rapist should die in jail following an intervention by the attorney general.Geoffrey Cox QC has referred Reynhard Sinaga’s sentence to the court of appeal under the unduly lenient sentence (ULS) scheme as he thinks a “whole-life order” should be considered.

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.

Democrats ask U.S. Supreme Court to save Obamacare

House of Representatives and 20 Democratic-led states asked the Supreme Court on Friday to declare that the landmark Obamacare healthcare law does not violate the U.REUTERS/Leah MillisThe House and the states, including New York and California, want the Supreme Court to hear their appeals of a Dec.

Union seeks rare court action against CP Rail to cap working hours

“These issues can and should be dealt with through the processes already provided for under the collective agreement between the parties,” CP said.The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference, which declined comment, argued in the June 2019 filing that CP left it no other choice but to go to court.

Dutch supreme court upholds landmark ruling demanding climate action | World news

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The Netherlands’ supreme court has upheld a ruling ordering the country’s government to do much more to cut carbon emissions, after a six-year fight for climate justice.”
The Dutch government had previously said it would comply with the substance of the ruling, but it repeatedly appealed over the legal basis for the decision.

Right-to-die campaigner fails to overturn ban in court | Society

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Paul Lamb has failed to overturn the ban on assisted dying after arguing it was discriminatory against people with disabilities.At present, anyone who assisted him to end his life would be at risk of 14 years’ imprisonment, he said.

Affordable Care Act: court strikes down part of Obama healthcare law | US news

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A federal appeals court has ruled that the “individual mandate” of the Affordable Care Act, Barack Obama’s signature healthcare law, is invalid, but other parts of the law need further review.The court reached no decision on the big issue – how much of the Affordable Care Act must fall along with the insurance mandate.