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  •  Court: No right to copy court reporter’s recordings

    Court: No right to copy court reporter’s recordings

    Trial Coverage 10/30/2017

    Georgia’s highest court says the makers of a popular podcast series do not have the right to copy audio recordings made during a murder trial by a court reporter.The second season of the “Undisclosed” podcast featured the case of Jo...

  • Illinois to require veterans courts across the state in 2018

    Illinois to require veterans courts across the state in 2018

    Legal Events 10/30/2017

    A law passed last year requires every judicial circuit in Illinois to have a veterans treatment court starting Jan. 1.The courts allow veterans who were honorably discharged to plead guilty to a crime in exchange for a probation sentence, The Chicago...

  •  Indonesia court upholds seizure of illegal fishing vessel

    Indonesia court upholds seizure of illegal fishing vessel

    Legal Solutions 10/29/2017

    Indonesia says it has won a two-year court battle that confirms the legality of the government's seizure of a Thai vessel linked to human trafficking and illegal fishing in Indonesian waters.Minister of Fisheries and Maritime Affairs Susi Pudjiastuti...

  • Brazilian court revives case against Olympian Ryan Lochte

    Brazilian court revives case against Olympian Ryan Lochte

    Recent Cases 10/28/2017

    Over the summer, it appeared Ryan Lochte had been cleared of criminal charges in Brazil after he was accused of fabricating a story about getting robbed at gunpoint in Rio de Janeiro during the 2016 Olympics. On Friday, a decision made by an appeals ...

  • Burundi becomes 1st to leave International Criminal Court

    Burundi becomes 1st to leave International Criminal Court

    Lawyer Interviews 10/27/2017

    Burundi has become the first country to withdraw from the International Criminal Court, but officials say the court's prosecutor will move ahead with an examination of the East African nation's deadly political turmoil.An ICC spokesman confirmed that...

  • Court gives government a win in young immigrants' cases

    Court gives government a win in young immigrants' cases

    Breaking Legal News 10/24/2017

    A federal appeals court handed the U.S. government a victory Tuesday in its fight against lawsuits opposing a decision to end a program protecting some young immigrants from deportation.The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan directed Broo...

  • Ohio taxpayers lose right to take disputes to high court

    Ohio taxpayers lose right to take disputes to high court

    Headline Legal News 10/18/2017

    Ohioans lost the right Friday to appeal disputed tax decisions directly to the state’s high court, a scarcely debated policy change that critics say will have sweeping consequences for businesses, individuals and governments.The Ohio Supreme Co...

  • Pakistan ex-PM criticizes judiciary for his disqualification

    Pakistan ex-PM criticizes judiciary for his disqualification

    Legal Issues 10/14/2017

    disqualification from office and vowed again to fight a legal battle to clear his name.In July, the Supreme Court barred him from office for concealing financial assets. Sharif has since been replaced by a member of his ruling party but has vowed to ...

  • Abortion clinic seeks to sue Ohio over budget restrictions

    Abortion clinic seeks to sue Ohio over budget restrictions

    Recent Cases 10/12/2017

    A Cleveland abortion clinic asked Ohio's high court on Tuesday to grant it legal standing to sue over abortion-related restrictions tucked into the state's 2013 budget bill.Preterm of Cleveland argued that the provisions impose added administrative a...

  • Indian court sentences 2 men to death in 1993 Mumbai blasts

    Indian court sentences 2 men to death in 1993 Mumbai blasts

    Trial Coverage 10/11/2017

    An Indian court on Thursday sentenced two men to death and two others to life in prison for a series of bombings that killed 257 people in Mumbai in 1993. A fifth man was given 10 years in prison.The five men were convicted earlier of criminal conspi...

  • Protests continue at Spanish court over secession arrests

    Protests continue at Spanish court over secession arrests

    Legal Events 10/11/2017

    Thousands of protesters stood firm outside a Spanish court in Barcelona after night fell Thursday, continuing to shout demands for the release of a dozen regional officials arrested in connection with a planned vote on Catalan independence.Spanish au...

  • California hits Gatorade in court for "anti-water" videogame

    California hits Gatorade in court for "anti-water" videogame

    Bar Associations 10/06/2017

    Gatorade has agreed not to make disparaging comments about water as part of a $300,000 settlement reached Thursday with California over allegations it misleadingly portrayed water's benefits in a cellphone game where users refuel Olympic runner Usain...