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  •  Court, regulators clash over uranium project in South Dakota

    Court, regulators clash over uranium project in South Dakota

    Court Watch 08/11/2018

    Federal regulators recently abandoned a proposed survey of Native American cultural resources at a planned uranium mine site in the southwest part South Dakota, just days before a judge decided the survey is required by federal law.The contradictory ...

  • The Latest: Zimbabwe's president welcomes court challenge

    The Latest: Zimbabwe's president welcomes court challenge

    Court Watch 08/02/2018

    Zimbabwe's president says people are free to approach the courts if they have issues with the results of Monday's election, which he carried with just over 50 percent of the vote.President Emmerson Mnangagwa spoke to journalists shortly after opposit...

  • Oklahoma lawsuit against opioid makers back in state court

    Oklahoma lawsuit against opioid makers back in state court

    Court Watch 08/02/2018

    A U.S. judge determined Friday that a lawsuit the state of Oklahoma filed against the makers of opioids does not "necessarily rise" to a federal issue.The ruling by U.S. District Judge Vicki Miles-LaGrange in Oklahoma City sends the matter back to st...

  • N Carolina elections board back in court in power struggle

    N Carolina elections board back in court in power struggle

    Court Watch 07/26/2018

    The repeatedly altered composition of North Carolina's elections board returned to court Thursday as a proxy for the lengthy power struggle between Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper and the Republican-dominated legislature.A panel of three trial judges list...

  •  Officials ask court to send Kennedy cousin back to prison

    Officials ask court to send Kennedy cousin back to prison

    Court Watch 01/21/2018

    Connecticut officials are asking the state's highest court to revoke Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel's bail and send him back to prison, reminding justices it has been more than a year since they reinstated his murder conviction.The chief state's attor...

  • Kansas faces skeptical state Supreme Court on school funding

    Kansas faces skeptical state Supreme Court on school funding

    Court Watch 07/17/2017

    Attorneys for Kansas will try to convince an often skeptical state Supreme Court on Tuesday that the funding increase legislators approved for public schools this year is enough to provide a suitable education for kids statewide. The high court is he...

  • Brother of victim in unsolved Ohio massacre appears in court

    Brother of victim in unsolved Ohio massacre appears in court

    Court Watch 05/19/2017

    The brother of one of eight victims of an unsolved southern Ohio massacre has appeared in court for a hearing on evidence-tampering and vandalism charges over allegations he destroyed a GPS tracking device. Forty-year-old James Manley, of Peebles, ap...

  • Kyrgyz court confirms life sentence for journalist

    Kyrgyz court confirms life sentence for journalist

    Court Watch 01/24/2017

    A court in Kyrgyzstan on Tuesday upheld a life sentence for an ethnic Uzbek journalist in a case that has drawn international criticism. Azimzhan Askarov was convicted in 2010 for stirring up ethnic hatred, a charge related to ethnic unrest in the so...

  • Court rules against CarMax in fight over vehicle inspections

    Court rules against CarMax in fight over vehicle inspections

    Court Watch 10/31/2016

    A federal appeals court in San Francisco says used car retailer CarMax must tell buyers in California the condition of individual vehicle components it inspects. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Thursday CarMax's practice of providing buyer...

  • US Supreme Court won't hear Arizona death sentence case

    US Supreme Court won't hear Arizona death sentence case

    Court Watch 10/03/2016

    The U.S. Supreme Court's refusal to hear Arizona's appeal of a lower court ruling that overturned a convicted murderer's death sentence has opened the door for about 25 death row inmates to challenge their sentences. The justices on Monday let stand ...

  • California Supreme Court to consider suit over Yelp review

    California Supreme Court to consider suit over Yelp review

    Court Watch 09/22/2016

    The California Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to consider a lawsuit that Yelp.com warns could lead to the removal of negative reviews on the popular website. The seven-member court voted unanimously Wednesday to take up an appeal by Yelp of a lower c...

  • US House staffers subpoenaed by federal court

    US House staffers subpoenaed by federal court

    Court Watch 04/12/2016

    Four congressional staffers have told the U.S. House that they've been subpoenaed by the federal court in Springfield, Illinois, where a grand jury is conducting a probe into the spending of former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock. The financial chief for the ...

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