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.
” 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.
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.
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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.
Woman was awarded damages after hospital failed to detect signs of cervical cancer
The Whittington hospital in Camden, north London.She was awarded £580,000 in damages to cover the costs of fertility treatment, cryopreserving her eggs and having children by surrogacy in the UK.
The court has a 5-4 conservative majority including two Trump appointees, Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh.One of the Trump cases is his appeal of a lower court ruling allowing a New York grand jury to subpoena his accounting firm Mazars LLP for his records.
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.
Supreme Court building is seen in Washington, U.Supreme Court on Monday rejected a free speech challenge brought by a trade group against a regulation issued by the California city of Berkeley that requires cell phone retailers to tell customers of certain radiation risks.
The Supreme Court has a 5-4 conservative majority and is closely divided on abortion rights.The Supreme Court in 1973 recognized a woman’s right to obtain an abortion under the U.
REUTERS/Bryan WoolstonThe justices left in place a hold imposed by a federal judge on four executions that had been scheduled by U.The administration turned to the Supreme Court after the appeals court on Dec.
In effect, only Republicans or Democrats can become judges in Delaware, Adams’ lawyers say.The law requires that no more than half of the judges on the state Supreme Court, the Court of Chancery - which hears shareholder disputes - and the Superior Court can be affiliated with one particular political party.
Supreme Court justices on Wednesday appeared skeptical of Intel Corp’s bid to avoid a lawsuit accusing it of violating federal law in making employee retirement plan investments that cost beneficiaries hundreds of millions of dollars.” “I must say, I don’t read all the mailings that I get about my investments,” echoed liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
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.
REUTERS/Sarah SilbigerThe justices will take up the administration’s appeal of a lower court ruling allowing the men, all U.citizens or permanent residents who were born abroad, to sue under a 1993 federal law called the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
FILE PHOTO: A man stands outside the U.The justices left in place an April ruling by the Wisconsin Supreme Court that found that a federal law that shields website operators from liability for user content applied to Armslist LLC, the operator of Armslist.
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.
As a result, Alvarez said, the very handgun license whose transport restrictions he is challenging has been suspended for the second time this decade.The legal battle over the New York measure is the biggest gun rights case at the Supreme Court since 2010, with the justices set to hear arguments next Monday.