Posts Tagged ‘court’

Alabama Court Orders Rape Survivor to Allow Alleged Rapist to Visit Her Children

An Alabama woman claims the same man who raped and impregnated her multiple times as a child has won visitation rights to see their children. The woman, named Jessica, says she felt she “didn’t have any options” when her uncle began raping her at night when she was around 12 years old. He allegedly impregnated […]

Pompeo Puts Full Court Press on India, Makes Pompous Demands Concerning Trade Relationship

  © AFP / NICHOLAS KAMM   Pompeo woos India with ‘secure’ 5G, arms sales & nuke project after recent tensions RT.com As the US warns India against buying Russian anti-air systems, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is gearing up for a trip to New Delhi, where he will try to sell American 5G tech, […]

"Undoubtedly unlawful": MI5 in High Court for ‘mass collection of innocent citizens data’

   The security service MI5 has handled large amounts of personal data in an “undoubtedly unlawful” way, a watchdog has said. The Investigatory Powers Commissioner said information gathered under warrants was kept too long and not stored safely. Civil rights group Liberty said the breaches involved the “mass collection of data of innocent citizens”. The […]

Kim Dotcom Begins Final Supreme Court Battle to Avoid US Extradition

When file-hosting site Megaupload was shut down in 2012, few could have predicted the events of the years to follow. The arrest of founder Kim Dotcom and colleagues Mathias Ortmann, Bram van der Kolk and Finn Batato in New Zealand, triggered dozens of legal processes, many designed to expedite, delay or indeed avoid […]

Google Must Face Huge Anti-Conservative Discrimination Lawsuit, Court Says

Google must face a massive class-action lawsuit about the tech giant’s discriminatory practices against its conservative employees, according to a California court. Current and former Google employees say in a lawsuit that the company discriminates against non-progressives on the basis of their political viewpoint, and against whites, Asians, and males on the basis of sex […]

ICC prosecutor challenges court’s rejection of probe into US war crimes in Afghanistan

The International Criminal Court’s (ICC) chief prosecutor has filed an appeal challenging the court’s rejection of a probe into war crimes in Afghanistan by invading US forces, local Afghan troops as well as Taliban and other militant groups. The 17-page appeal document filed on Friday by the court’s lead prosecutor Fatou Bensouda, which will […]

Circuit court rules that police can’t just arrest someone for cursing at them

   The 8th US Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday upheld a US District Court decision that refused to throw out a civil lawsuit against an Arkansas police officer who arrested a man who yelled a curse word at the officer as he conducted a traffic stop on another citizen. What Happened According to court […]

Court Sentenced 77-Year-Old Disabled Veteran to Die in Prison for Treating Illness with Marijuana

by Amando Flavio Many people have spoken vehemently against this draconian law in the state before, but state officials have deliberately ignored the concerns. Medical marijuana legalization, on the ballot in Florida, received a whopping 71% support from voters. Medical marijuana legalization also received massive endorsements in Arkansas and North Dakota. Voters in California, Nevada, […]

UK PM hopeful Boris Johnson summoned to court over ‘Brexit lies’

A British judge has summoned Boris Johnson, the top candidate to become next prime minister in the country, over lies he allegedly told the public during a campaign for leaving the European Union. District Judge Margot Coleman said on Wednesday that Johnson should appear before a court to respond to  allegations that he lied when […]

Drugmakers ‘misled consumers’, rules Federal Court

GSK caught in the federal court again. Photo: UTV Pharmaceutical giants GlaxoSmithKline Australia and Novartis Consumer Health Australasia have admitted they broke consumer laws by misleading shoppers in regard to pain relief products. The Federal Court has ruled that both GSK and Novartis had breached Australian Consumer Law by making false or misleading assertions in […]

The right’s plan to get rid of Israel’s High Court

The far right wants to defang Israel’s highest court to fulfill its annexationist dreams. Netanyahu wants to overpower it to ensure he remains on the throne. For Palestinians, annexation has long been a fact on the ground.  By Meron Rapoport Supreme Court President Esther Hayut (C) and Judges of the Supreme Court arrive for a […]

Witch-hunt: Democrats claim victory as Trump gets battered in court

   President Trump took a beating in federal court last week, losing a pair of lawsuits aimed at hindering House Democrats’ investigations into him and his administration. The decisions indicated that Trump will ultimately lose the fights: Both judges in the subpoena cases issued their rulings swiftly and decisively, underscoring the weakness of Trump’s legal […]

Three French citizens sentenced to death by Iraqi court for joining ISIS

A court official, who spoke to the press on condition of anonymity, said the trio were sentenced “after it was proven that they were members of the terrorist Islamic State organization.” The men have 30 days to appeal their conviction. Also on rt.com Baghdad to send diplomatic teams to help ‘halt’ US-Iran tensions – PM […]

It was always about the court, even when it wasn’t: 8 things to know for May 22

1. It’s the court, stupid: The decision by Likud MK Miki Zohar, an outspoken backer of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, to reintroduce a bill granting the prime minister immunity from prosecution has some wondering exactly what the nascent government’s endgame is on the matter. But media reports indicate Likud has no actual intention of following […]

Trial update: confronting apartheid in Berlin’s criminal court

As the brutality of Israel’s systemic apartheid is being unveiled, human rights activists who speak up about Israel’s crimes against humanity become a target of political persecution. Berlin is currently witnessing a crackdown on freedom of expression as German authorities yield to Israeli government pressure to criminalize dissent. Whereas Berlin has positioned itself as the […]

Supreme Court rules drafts of Declaration of Independence can’t go under hammer

The Supreme Court ruled Monday that the privately held drafts of Israel’s Declaration of Independence are state property and cannot be sold at auction, overturning a ruling by a lower court. After years of legal wrangling over the documents, the court accepted the position of the state and Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit, with a panel […]

British Parents Gender Transition Son and Foster Son, 7 and 3, to Female – High Court Judge Praises them as “Good, Attuned and Careful”

A boy of three was dressed in a girl’s uniform for school after living with foster parents whose own son transitioned to being female at the age of seven. The younger child was taken to school dressed as a girl despite teachers “expressly” asking the foster couple to put him in boys’ clothing. The parents […]

Supreme Court May Give Monday Hint On Abortion Agenda 

While Alabama’s controversial new abortion ban may take years to reach the Supreme Court, two less sweeping abortion disputes from Indiana may provide clues as to how the Justices might rule on the matter, according to Bloomberg.  In one case, Indiana wants to ban abortions motivated by the risk of a genetic disorder and require that […]

High Court rules nationalist Jerusalem Day march can pass through Muslim Quarter

The High Court of Justice on Sunday threw out a petition that sought to change the route of a nationalist march marking Jerusalem Day. The Flag March is an annual Jerusalem parade that passes through the Old City’s Muslim Quarter to mark Israel’s capture of the eastern parts of the city during the 1967 Six […]

This Court Just Ruled Coca-Cola Products Are Poison

Chances are you’ve seen some videos circulating the web showing Coke’s ability to take rust and paint off metal objects or clean toilet bowls. While deep down we all know that sodas aren’t healthy, many of us still drink liters of the sugary stuff on a daily basis. No matter where you are, Coca-Cola is […]

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