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  • Supreme Court takes up challenge by crisis pregnancy centers

    Supreme Court takes up challenge by crisis pregnancy centers

    Litigation Regulations 03/16/2018

    The Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a free speech fight over California's attempt to regulate anti-abortion crisis pregnancy centers.The case being argued Tuesday involves information required by a state law that the centers must provide client...

  • Budget bill likely would end Supreme Court email search case

    Budget bill likely would end Supreme Court email search case

    U.S. Court News 03/16/2018

    The budget bill before Congress includes an update to federal law that makes clear that authorities with a warrant can obtain emails and other data held by American technology companies but stored on servers overseas.Passage of the Cloud Act probably...

  • Arkansas wants court to dissolve stay for death row prisoner

    Arkansas wants court to dissolve stay for death row prisoner

    Legal Compliance 03/16/2018

    Lawyers for the state of Arkansas argued Friday that the state prison director has long had the power to determine a death row inmate's sanity and that now isn't the time to change the way it moves the prisoners closer to their executions.The argumen...

  • High court: Held immigrants can't get periodic bond hearings

    High court: Held immigrants can't get periodic bond hearings

    National Court News 02/26/2018

    The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that immigrants the government has detained and is considering deporting aren't entitled by law to periodic bond hearings.The case is a class-action lawsuit brought by immigrants who've spent long periods in custody. T...

  • Supreme Court asked to review 'Making a Murderer' confession

    Supreme Court asked to review 'Making a Murderer' confession

    U.S. Court News 02/17/2018

    Lawyers for a Wisconsin inmate featured in the "Making a Murderer" series on Netflix asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to review a federal appeals court decision that held his confession was voluntary.Brendan Dassey's legal team told the high c...

  • Delay in Nevada gun buyer law draws protests at court debate

    Delay in Nevada gun buyer law draws protests at court debate

    U.S. Court News 02/16/2018

    A lawyer seeking a court order to enforce a Nevada gun buyer screening law that has not been enacted despite voter approval in November 2016 blamed the state's Republican governor and attorney general on Friday for stalling the law."For either person...