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  • US Supreme Court asked to block Biden win in Pennsylvania

    US Supreme Court asked to block Biden win in Pennsylvania

    National News 12/02/2020

    Republicans attempting to undo President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in Pennsylvania asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to take up their lawsuit, three days after it was thrown out by the highest court in the battleground state.In the reques...

  • Pennsylvania high court rejects lawsuit challenging election

    Pennsylvania high court rejects lawsuit challenging election

    Headline Legal News 11/29/2020

    Pennsylvania’s highest court on Saturday night threw out a lower court’s order preventing the state from certifying dozens of contests on its Nov. 3 election ballot in the latest lawsuit filed by Republicans attempting to thwart President...

  • Biden win over Trump in Nevada made official by court

    Biden win over Trump in Nevada made official by court

    Headline Legal News 11/24/2020

    The Nevada Supreme Court made Joe Biden’s win in the state official on Tuesday, approving the state's final canvass of the Nov. 3 election. The unanimous action by the seven nonpartisan justices sends to Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak results th...

  • US government executes man convicted of killing Texas teen

    US government executes man convicted of killing Texas teen

    Legal Events 11/20/2020

    Orlando Hall got stiffed on a drug deal and went to a Texas apartment looking for the two brothers who took his money. They weren’t home, but their 16-year-old sister was.Late Thursday, Hall was put to death for abducting and killing the teenag...

  • Court weighs challenge to Colorado discrimination law

    Court weighs challenge to Colorado discrimination law

    National News 11/17/2020

    A Colorado web designer should not have to create wedding websites for same-sex couples under the state's anti-discrimination law because it would amount to forced speech that violates her religious beliefs, a lawyer told an appeals court Monday.Kris...

  • ‘Obamacare’ likely to survive, high court arguments indicate

    ‘Obamacare’ likely to survive, high court arguments indicate

    Legal Events 11/12/2020

    A more conservative Supreme Court appears unwilling to do what Republicans have long desired: kill off the Affordable Care Act, including its key protections for pre-existing health conditions and subsidized insurance premiums that affect tens of mil...

  • Trump faces tough road in getting Supreme Court to intervene

    Trump faces tough road in getting Supreme Court to intervene

    Headline Legal News 11/09/2020

    President Donald Trump has repeatedly said there’s one place he wants to determine the outcome of the presidential election: the U.S. Supreme Court. But he may have a difficult time ever getting there.Over the last two days, Trump has leaned in...

  • Election 2020 Today: No winner yet, Trump’s court threat

    Election 2020 Today: No winner yet, Trump’s court threat

    National News 11/05/2020

    NO WINNER: President Donald Trump carried the prized battleground of Florida, then he and Democrat Joe Biden shifted their focus to three Northern industrial states ? Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania ? that could prove crucial in determining who ...

  • Supreme Court changes fuel moves to protect abortion access

    Supreme Court changes fuel moves to protect abortion access

    Headline Legal News 11/01/2020

    A vast swath of West Texas has been without an abortion clinic for more than six years. Planned Parenthood plans to change that with a health center it opened recently in Lubbock.  It’s a vivid example of how abortion-rights groups are str...

  • Barrett sworn in at court as issues important to Trump await

    Barrett sworn in at court as issues important to Trump await

    Headline Legal News 10/28/2020

    Amy Coney Barrett was formally sworn in Tuesday as the Supreme Court's ninth justice, her oath administered in private by Chief Justice John Roberts. Her first votes on the court could include two big topics affecting the man who appointed her.The co...

  • German arrest order for Panama Papers lawyers faces hurdle

    German arrest order for Panama Papers lawyers faces hurdle

    Legal Events 10/24/2020

    A German arrest order for two Panamanian lawyers whose firm was at the center of an international tax evasion scandal faces a substantial obstacle: Panama’s constitution prohibits the extradition of its citizens.Juergen Mossack and Ramón...

  • Trump, Biden lawyer up, brace for White House legal battle

    Trump, Biden lawyer up, brace for White House legal battle

    National News 10/22/2020

    President Donald Trump’s and Democratic rival Joe Biden’s campaigns are assembling armies of powerful lawyers for the possibility that the race for the White House is decided not at the ballot box but in court. They have been engaging in ...

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