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  • Trump wants N.Y. hush money trial to wait for Supreme Court immunity ruling

    Trump wants N.Y. hush money trial to wait for Supreme Court immunity ruling

    U.S. Court News 03/12/2024

    Donald Trump is seeking to delay his March 25 hush money trial until the Supreme Court rules on the presidential immunity claims he raised in another of his criminal cases.The Republican former president’s lawyers on Monday asked Manhattan Judg...

  • Court rejects appeal from 3 GOP House members over $500 mask fines

    Court rejects appeal from 3 GOP House members over $500 mask fines

    U.S. Court News 02/21/2024

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected appeals from three Republican U.S. House members who challenged fines for not wearing face coverings on the House floor in 2021.The justices did not comment on leaving in place $500 fines issued in May 2021 to U....

  • Trump celebrates win in Colorado election case during return visit to Iowa

    Trump celebrates win in Colorado election case during return visit to Iowa

    U.S. Court News 11/20/2023

    Former President Donald Trump celebrated a win in a closely watched election case during a return visit to Iowa Saturday, where he blasted his political foes and encouraged his supporters to not move past their grievances with President Joe Biden.A C...

  • White House is taking on corporate mergers, landlord junk fees

    White House is taking on corporate mergers, landlord junk fees

    U.S. Court News 07/21/2023

    The Biden administration on Wednesday proposed new guidelines for corporate mergers, took steps to disclose the junk fees charged by landlords and launched a crackdown on price-gouging in the food industry.The announcements will be discussed as part ...

  • Families sue to block Idaho law barring gender-affirming care for minors

    Families sue to block Idaho law barring gender-affirming care for minors

    U.S. Court News 06/03/2023

    The families of two transgender teenagers filed a lawsuit Thursday to block enforcement of Idaho’s ban on gender-affirming medical care for minors.The ban, which was signed into law in April and scheduled to take effect in January 2024, violate...

  • Supreme Court limits regulation of some US wetlands

    Supreme Court limits regulation of some US wetlands

    U.S. Court News 05/25/2023

    The U.S. Supreme Court has stripped federal agencies of authority over millions of acres of wetlands, weakening a bedrock environmental law enacted a half-century ago to cleanse the country’s badly polluted waters.A 5-4 majority significantly e...

  • Supreme Court rejects Turkish bank’s arguments in Iran case

    Supreme Court rejects Turkish bank’s arguments in Iran case

    U.S. Court News 04/19/2023

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a Turkish bank’s main arguments for dismissing a lawsuit accusing it of helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions, but the court sent the case back for additional review.Halkbank, a bank owned by Turkey, had argu...

  • Lake loses suit over her defeat in Arizona governor’s race

    Lake loses suit over her defeat in Arizona governor’s race

    U.S. Court News 12/24/2022

    A judge has thrown out Republican Kari Lake’s challenge of her defeat in the Arizona governor’s race to Democrat Katie Hobbs, rejecting her claim that problems with ballot printers at some polling places on Election Day were the result of...

  • Kentucky Supreme Court strikes down school choice law

    Kentucky Supreme Court strikes down school choice law

    U.S. Court News 12/15/2022

    School choice advocates suffered a bitter defeat Thursday, when Kentucky’s Supreme Court struck down a state law that allowed donors to receive tax credits for supporting private school tuition.In its unanimous decision, the high court said the...

  • Baton Rouge judge suspended for abusing power

    Baton Rouge judge suspended for abusing power

    U.S. Court News 10/23/2022

    The Louisiana Supreme Court has suspended a Baton Rouge judge without pay for 180 days for abusing her power to hold people in contempt.East Baton Rouge Parish Family Court Judge Charlene Charet Day, who has held the seat since 2011, violated the law...

  • Probation for woman who wiped up blood after killing spouse

    Probation for woman who wiped up blood after killing spouse

    U.S. Court News 08/07/2022

    A Florida woman who was acquitted of murdering her husband, a prominent official at the University of Central Florida, was sentenced Friday to a year of probation for tampering with evidence.A judge sentenced Danielle Redlick in state court in Orland...

  • US judge dismisses Cristiano Ronaldo rape lawsuit in Vegas

    US judge dismisses Cristiano Ronaldo rape lawsuit in Vegas

    U.S. Court News 06/13/2022

    A Nevada woman has lost her bid in a U.S. court to force international soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo to pay millions of dollars more than the $375,000 in hush money she received after claiming he raped her in Las Vegas in 2009.U.S. District Judge Jen...