Supreme Court on Tuesday let residents of Flint, Michigan pursue a civil rights lawsuit against the city and government officials that accused them of knowingly allowing the city’s water supply to become contaminated with lead.FILE PHOTO: The Flint Water Plant tower is seen in Flint, Michigan, U.
REUTERS/Will DunhamEven with some financial support from the school Espinoza, a single mother, still has a sizable tuition bill to pay.She decided against sending the girls, ages 14 and 11, to local public schools that would be free to attend.
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.
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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.
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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.
The United States wants him extradited to face 18 charges including conspiring to hack government computers and violating an espionage law.The 48-year-old Australian appeared for Monday’s hearing at Westminster Magistrates Court wearing glasses and a dark blazer over a light top.
” 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.
Morgan logo is seen in New York City, U.The ED alleged that the U.
FILE PHOTO: The judge's gavel is seen in court room 422 of the New York Supreme Court at 60 Centre Street February 3, 2012.Critics have said the rule would keep out disproportionately large numbers of people from Latin American, African and Asian countries.
Rape and murder of woman in 2012 shocked India and brought protesters out on to the streets
A woman protests against sexual violence at a rally in Bengaluru, India.A court in the Indian capital scheduled the hangings for 22 January, the Press Trust of India news agency reported.
federal appeals court on Wednesday put on hold a lower court ruling that blocked President Donald Trump’s administration from using $3.Circuit Court of Appeals granted a stay pending the Trump administration’s appeal of a Dec.
FILE PHOTO: Summer Zervos, a former contestant on The Apprentice, appears in New York State Supreme Court during a hearing on a defamation case against U.A spokeswoman for Trump’s law firm Kasowitz Benson Torres said: “We believe that the Court of Appeals will agree that the U.
A landmark test case to establish whether children can give informed consent to medical treatment for gender reassignment begins in the high court this week.It simply doesn’t compute, and therefore whatever medical professionals say is consent is not valid in law.
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.
(Reuters) - Two men featured in a 2019 documentary alleging sexual abuse by Michael Jackson were given the go-ahead on Friday to pursue claims against two of the late singer’s companies.FILE PHOTO: Michael Jackson arrives at the Oxford University Union to give a lecture, and launch his global initiative for children 'Heal the Kids' in Oxford, England, March 6, 2001.
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“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.
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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.
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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.
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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.