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Supreme Court to hear Trump appeal in Obamacare contraception fight

The administration has asked the Supreme Court to reverse a nationwide injunction issued by a lower court blocking the rule from taking effect.Mark Rienzi, a lawyer at the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, which represents the Little Sisters, said he was hopeful the Supreme Court would finally resolve the long-running litigation over religious nonprofit groups, which already reached the Supreme Court once in 2016.

U.S. Supreme Court refuses to 'Free the Nipple' in topless women case

” The women - Heidi Lilley, Kia Sinclair and Ginger Pierro - were involved in the “Free the Nipple” movement, which court papers described as campaigns against “sexualized objectification of women” and in favor of women being able to go topless in public if they wish.Lilley and Sinclair were both arrested days later while topless on another beach where they were protesting Pierro’s arrest.

Democrats ask U.S. Supreme Court to save Obamacare

House of Representatives and 20 Democratic-led states asked the Supreme Court on Friday to declare that the landmark Obamacare healthcare law does not violate the U.REUTERS/Leah MillisThe House and the states, including New York and California, want the Supreme Court to hear their appeals of a Dec.

Dutch supreme court upholds landmark ruling demanding climate action | World news

Photograph: Piroschka van de Wouw/Reuters

The Netherlands’ supreme court has upheld a ruling ordering the country’s government to do much more to cut carbon emissions, after a six-year fight for climate justice.”
The Dutch government had previously said it would comply with the substance of the ruling, but it repeatedly appealed over the legal basis for the decision.

U.S. Supreme Court takes up Trump bid to shield financial records

The court has a 5-4 conservative majority including two Trump appointees, Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh.One of the Trump cases is his appeal of a lower court ruling allowing a New York grand jury to subpoena his accounting firm Mazars LLP for his records.

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Arizona opioid case against Purdue, Sackler family

REUTERS/Erin Schaff/File PhotoThe justices declined to take the rare step of allowing Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich to pursue a case directly with the Supreme Court on the role the drugmaker played in the U.A federal bankruptcy judge has placed a hold on all of the lower court and state court cases against Purdue.

U.S. Supreme Court rejects challenge to Berkeley cell phone law

Supreme Court building is seen in Washington, U.Supreme Court on Monday rejected a free speech challenge brought by a trade group against a regulation issued by the California city of Berkeley that requires cell phone retailers to tell customers of certain radiation risks.

U.S. Supreme Court takes up fight over Delaware judicial appointments

In effect, only Republicans or Democrats can become judges in Delaware, Adams’ lawyers say.The law requires that no more than half of the judges on the state Supreme Court, the Court of Chancery - which hears shareholder disputes - and the Superior Court can be affiliated with one particular political party.

U.S. Supreme Court skeptical of Intel in retirement fund dispute

Supreme Court justices on Wednesday appeared skeptical of Intel Corp’s bid to avoid a lawsuit accusing it of violating federal law in making employee retirement plan investments that cost beneficiaries hundreds of millions of dollars.” “I must say, I don’t read all the mailings that I get about my investments,” echoed liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

U.S. Supreme Court justices debate whether to dismiss major gun case

Supreme Court’s consideration of a major gun rights case could end in a misfire, with the justices on Monday debating whether to dismiss a challenge backed by the powerful National Rifle Association to a New York City handgun ordinance.The four liberal justices indicated support for declaring the case moot because New York amended the measure.

U.S. Supreme Court to hear Trump appeal in 'no-fly list' suit

REUTERS/Sarah SilbigerThe justices will take up the administration’s appeal of a lower court ruling allowing the men, all U.citizens or permanent residents who were born abroad, to sue under a 1993 federal law called the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

U.S. Supreme Court turns away murder case highlighted in 'Serial' podcast

A Maryland judge on June 30, 2016 ordered a new trial for Adnan Syed, whose murder conviction was put into question by the 2014 podcast "Serial.Supreme Court on Monday rejected his bid for a new trial in a case that captured public attention after the podcast “Serial” raised questions about his prosecution.