Posts Tagged ‘court’

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Hears Appeal of Bill Cosby’s Sexual Assault Conviction

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court agreed to hear an appeal of the sexual assault conviction of disgraced comedian and TV icon Bill Cosby. The legal team for Bill Cosby claims that when the court allowed the testimony of reputed victims that were not part of the 2018 case against him, the resulting testimony was unfairly prejudicial […]

Top court green lights Israel land claim in ruling that could pave way for legalizing West Bank outposts

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US Supreme Court Declines Satanic Temple Member’s Challenge to Mo. Abortion Regulations

Photo Credit: Iuliia Bondarenko/Pixabay WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal from a member of The Satanic Temple (TST) who challenged Missouri regulations that require abortion-minded mothers to obtain an informational booklet and an ultrasound before proceeding with the murder of their unborn child 72 hours later. Without comment, the court […]

‘It’s a Jewish city’: Court rejects lawsuit by Arab students, citing Israel’s nation-state law

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Pennsylvania high court throws out lawsuit challenging US election

HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania (AP) — Pennsylvania’s highest court on Saturday night threw out a lower court’s order preventing the US state from certifying dozens of contests on its November 3 election ballot in the latest lawsuit filed by Republicans attempting to thwart President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the battleground state. The state Supreme Court, in a […]

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Tosses Challenge to Vote-by-Mail Because It Came Too Late

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued an order Saturday vacating a lower court’s decision to suspend the certification of the state’s vote in the presidential election, holding that a challenge to the state’s vote-by-mail laws had come too late. Earlier this week, Pennsylvania certified its vote. But Commonwealth Court Judge Patricia McCullough blocked further steps to […]

California Court Strikes Down Limits On Fighting Dirty Power Plants

Above photo: From the Local Clean Energy Alliance. San Francisco – A California appeals court has struck down unconstitutional limits on the rights of citizens to challenge the location of power plants in their communities. A state appeals court affirmed Friday that communities concerned about air quality and climate pollution have the right to challenge […]

Federal court dismisses Trump campaign’s Pennsylvania lawsuit

Donald Trump’s legal team suffered yet another defeat in court on Friday as a federal appeals court in Philadelphia roundly rejected their latest effort to challenge the state’s presidential election results. The US president’s lawyers vowed to appeal to the Supreme Court despite the judges’ assessment that the `”campaign’s claims have no merit.” “Free, fair […]

US Supreme Court Rules NY Gov. Cuomo’s ‘Severe Restrictions’ on Church Attendance Unconstitutional

Photo Credit: Milt Ritter/Pixabay WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that New York’s “very severe” limitations on church attendance in the state’s COVID red and orange zones violate the First Amendment right to the freedom of religion and is not the least restrictive means of preventing infections. “Not only is there no evidence […]

Supreme Court blocks New York’s restrictions on religion amid COVID-19

The Supreme Court temporarily blocked an order being enforced in New York limiting the attendance at places of worship in hard hit COVID-19 areas. In a 5-4 vote, the majority voted that the order was unconstitutional based upon religious freedom. The Supreme Court’s majority ruled that “even in a pandemic, the Constitution cannot be put […]

NCYI welcomes Supreme Court ruling challenging New York coronavirus curbs

The National Council of Young Israel (NCYI) has welcomed a ruling by the US Supreme Court made late on Wednesday, challenging New York state’s latest restrictions in novel coronavirus hot spots in relation to religious congregationsThe court on a 5-4 vote granted requests made by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn and the Orthodox congregations […]

Orthodox Jewish groups celebrate Supreme Court ruling against N.Y. virus curbs

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Court orders intel firm Black Cube to pay £350,000 to Israeli TV show

A British court has ordered the intelligence firm Black Cube to pay £350,000 in legal fees to an Israeli investigative program “Uvda” after withdrawing a £15 million defamation lawsuit. Court documents filed in the high court of justice Queen’s bench division show that Black Cube was ordered to pay the legal fees of Uvda’s broadcaster, […]

AG tells High Court: Order government to appoint police commissioner

Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit asked the High Court of Justice on Thursday to issue an injunction forcing the government to appoint a new permanent police commissioner, a position that has been vacant for almost two years. Responding to a petition asking the court to force the government’s hand, Mandeblit said he supported issuing a court […]

Turkish court deals life sentences in trial of 2016 coup leaders

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US Supreme Court backs religious groups over New York coronavirus curbs

The US Supreme Court late on Wednesday backed Christian and Jewish houses of worship challenging New York state’s latest restrictions in novel coronavirus hot spots. The court on a 5-4 vote granted requests made by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn and two Orthodox Jewish congregations. The order marked one of the first consequential actions […]

Supreme Court Sides with Religious Groups Against Andrew Cuomo, 5-4

The U.S. Supreme Court granted an injunction Wednesday evening against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s restrictions on religious services in a 5-4 decision that saw Justice Amy Coney Barrett with the conservative majority — and Chief Justice John Roberts siding with the liberal minority. The Court was responding to a request for an emergency injunction […]

Court Ruling Means Young Jerusalem Arabs Face Easier Route to Israeli Citizenship

The Media Line — A previously unpublished regulatory clause, outlining relaxed requirements for young adult legal permanent residents applying to become Israeli citizens, has become public by order of the Jerusalem District Court. Tuesday’s ruling forced Israel’s Population and Immigration Authority, which operates under the Interior Ministry, to publish the criterion – Clause 4A. The […]

MH17: Dutch court rejects defence lawyer requests for further investigation

The Dutch court case on the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 has rejected requests to examine alternative theories to explain the tragedy. Four Russian suspects are on trial over their alleged role in the 2014 crash. The Dutch prosecutor’s office believes that MH17 was shot down by a ground-to-air missile fired from an area […]

Canadian Court Forbids Dissident Arthur Topham From Uttering The Word ‘Jew’ For The Next 3 Years

As the result of political pressure brought to bear by B’nai Brith — an international Jewish supremacist group — Arthur Topham, a Canadian dissident who was convicted of an online ‘hate crime’, now faces strict new probationary rules on his public expression concerning Jews after allegedly breaching his sentencing conditions: Arthur Topham, who ran a […]

Court reduces sum Bedouin must pay Israel for demolition of their unrecognized village

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Court finds man charged with threatening reporter, sabotaging Haaretz systems unfit to stand trial

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Why did the Supreme Court just reject Trump’s lawsuit disqualifying the PA mail-in votes?

Donald Trump prepares to speak about prescription drug prices at the White House in Washington, DC, November 20, 2020 © Reuters / Carlos Barria RT.com The US Supreme Court has declined to hear a case that Republicans hoped would disqualify late-arriving mail ballots in Pennsylvania. The Trump campaign still plans on taking another case to […]

Court rejects petition against lenient plea deal for Israeli soldier who killed innocent Palestinian

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UK Supreme Court Judge Slams ‘Totalitarian’ Gov’t: ‘They Are Covid CONTROL Freaks’

A British Supreme Court judge has slammed the UK government as “control freaks” for imposing draconian rules on people under the guise of COVID, and labeled it “morally and constitutionally indefensible” to define what freedoms the public can and can’t have. In an op-ed published Sunday, Lord Sumpton warned that the “debate about whether to […]

Portuguese Court Rules That The PCR Test “Is Unable To Determine” A COVID-19 Infection

The Facts: A Portuguese court has determined that the PCR tests used to detect COVID-19 are not able to prove an infection beyond a reasonable doubt, and thus determined that the detainment of four individuals was unlawful and illegal. Reflect On: With no clear cut answer, and many doctors and scientists contradicting each other, should […]

Dismissal Of Pennsylvania Lawsuit Moves Us Closer to Supreme Court Say Trump’s Lawyers

President Trump’s campaign lawyers have said that they would file an appeal to the Third Circuit court after a federal judge dismissed a lawsuit to challenge the results of the election in Pennsylvania. US District Judge of the United States District Court for Pennsylvania, Matthew Brann, predictably dismissed Trump’s lawsuitand claimed it would “disenfranchise almost […]

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy due in court on corruption charges

The trial of the former French President Nicolas Sarkozy on corruption charges in the so-called “wiretapping affair” is due to start on Monday, November 23. Also accused are his lawyer, Thierry Herzog, and Gilbert Azibert, a former magistrate at the Court of Cassation, France’s highest court of appeal. What is Nicolas Sarkozy accused of? The […]

Guaido’s Team Told To Comply With UK Court Order In Gold Litigation

Guaido’s Team Told To Comply With UK Court Order In Gold Litigation Above photo: Patrick Semansky/AP. The UK judge presiding over the case of the Venezuelan gold in the Bank of England urged the legal team representing Venezuela’s self-proclaimed president Juan Guaido to find “better excuses” for its failure to comply with a UK court […]

France Defies European Court Ruling Upholding Right To Boycott Israel

Above photo: A protester in Toulouse wears a poster depicting President Emmanuel Macron as Marshal Pétain, the Nazi collaborator who headed France’s World War II puppet regime, May 2019. Thousands of people in France are convicted each year for the vaguely defined offense of “contempt of public officials.” Patrick Batard/ABACA. France – The government of […]

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