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  • Rancorous, partisan start for Kavanaugh high court hearing

    Rancorous, partisan start for Kavanaugh high court hearing

    Court Reports & Regulations 09/02/2018

    Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh declared fervently at his Senate confirmation hearing Tuesday the court "must never, never be viewed as a partisan institution." But that was at the end of a marathon day marked by rancorous exchanges between Dem...

  • Couple injured in crash takes on cheese company in court

    Couple injured in crash takes on cheese company in court

    Court Reports & Regulations 08/24/2018

    A South Dakota couple is taking on a cheese company in court, claiming one of its employees was negligent in a 2014 crash that still affects them today.Kevin and Betty Peterson are suing Midwest Cheese Co. in Davison County court where a trial is und...

  • Suspect in vandalism to Jewish boundary heads to court

    Suspect in vandalism to Jewish boundary heads to court

    Court Reports & Regulations 06/03/2018

    A Massachusetts man charged with vandalizing the boundaries of a symbolic Jewish household known as an eruv is heading to court.Police say 28-year-old Yerachmiel Taube, of Sharon, is scheduled to be arraigned Monday on charges including malicious des...

  • Court to hear challenge to Winona County's sand mining ban

    Court to hear challenge to Winona County's sand mining ban

    Court Reports & Regulations 05/10/2018

    Winona County, Minnesota's only county to ban the mining of silica sand for use by the oil and gas industry in hydraulic fracturing, goes to court Monday to defend the ban.Minnesota Sands LLC, which holds extensive mineral rights in southeastern Minn...

  • Cambodian court denies opposition leader release on bail

    Cambodian court denies opposition leader release on bail

    Court Reports & Regulations 03/06/2018

    Cambodia's Supreme Court has denied bail for an opposition leader charged with treason who is seeking to be released for medical treatment abroad.The court ruled Friday that Kem Sokha must remain in pretrial detention for his own safety and because t...

  • Supreme Court blocks some redrawn North Carolina districts

    Supreme Court blocks some redrawn North Carolina districts

    Court Reports & Regulations 02/06/2018

    The U.S. Supreme Court told North Carolina officials late Tuesday they must use some but not all of the state's legislative districts that other federal judges redrew for this year's elections.The justices partially granted the request of Republican ...

  • Texas executes Dallas man for killing ex-girlfriend in 1999

    Texas executes Dallas man for killing ex-girlfriend in 1999

    Court Reports & Regulations 02/01/2018

    A Dallas man was executed Tuesday for the 1999 slaying of his ex-girlfriend while he already was on parole for killing his estranged wife.William Rayford, 64, became the nation's second inmate put to death this year, both in Texas, when he received l...

  • Top NC court weighs lawmakers stripping of governor's powers

    Top NC court weighs lawmakers stripping of governor's powers

    Court Reports & Regulations 08/27/2017

    North Carolina's highest court on Monday tackled the question of how far the Republican-led legislature can go to minimize new Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's ability to pursue goals that helped him get elected last year by reshaping state government. T...

  • Court file: Michigan girl who killed toddler heard voices

    Court file: Michigan girl who killed toddler heard voices

    Court Reports & Regulations 08/20/2017

    Court documents say an 8-year-old girl accused of killing a toddler at a home daycare in western Michigan earlier this year suffers from "serious mental health" issues, including hearing a demon's voice. The Department of Health and Human Services fi...

  • Judge refuses to end Roman Polanski sex assault case

    Judge refuses to end Roman Polanski sex assault case

    Court Reports & Regulations 08/18/2017

    A Los Angeles judge on Friday denied the impassioned plea of Roman Polanski's victim to end a four-decade-old sexual assault case against the fugitive director.   Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Scott Gordon ruled that Polanski must return to C...

  • Missouri Supreme Court rejects request to stop execution

    Missouri Supreme Court rejects request to stop execution

    Court Reports & Regulations 08/16/2017

    The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday denied a motion from attorneys seeking to halt the execution of a man scheduled to die next week but did not explain its decision. Attorneys for Marcellus Williams had asked the state Supreme Court and Gov. Eric ...

  • Former Pakistan PM challenges disqualification by court

    Former Pakistan PM challenges disqualification by court

    Court Reports & Regulations 08/15/2017

    A Pakistani official says former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has filed petitions with the Supreme Court to challenge his disqualification and removal from office. Environment Minister Mushahidullah Khan, who is in Sharif's party, said Tuesday that th...