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  • Nissan ex-chair Ghosn appeal on extended detention rejected

    Nissan ex-chair Ghosn appeal on extended detention rejected

    National Court News 04/16/2019

    Japan's top court said Thursday it has rejected an appeal by former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn's lawyers against his extended detention after his fourth arrest on allegations of financial misconduct.The decision upholds the extension of his detenti...

  • Court extends new detention for Nissan ex-chair Ghosn

    Court extends new detention for Nissan ex-chair Ghosn

    Featured Articles 04/12/2019

    A Japanese court on Friday approved the detention of former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn through April 14 after his latest arrest over financial misconduct allegations, a move that has raised questions among legal experts.The former star executive wa...

  • Mosque massacre suspect to face 89 charges in court Friday

    Mosque massacre suspect to face 89 charges in court Friday

    Featured Articles 04/11/2019

    The man accused of carrying out the Christchurch mosque attacks will face 50 murder charges and 39 attempted murder charges when he makes his second court appearance, New Zealand police said Thursday.Police had earlier filed a single, representative ...

  • US revokes visa for International Court prosecutor Bensouda

    US revokes visa for International Court prosecutor Bensouda

    Legal Compliance 04/05/2019

    The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court said Friday that her U.S. visa has been revoked, in what appears to a crackdown on the global tribunal by the Trump administration.In a statement confirming the revocation, Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda&...

  • After shocking NY arrest, Avenatti faces court in California

    After shocking NY arrest, Avenatti faces court in California

    Featured Articles 04/04/2019

    A week after Michael Avenatti’s shocking arrest in New York, the attorney famous for representing porn star Stormy Daniels in legal battles against President Donald Trump will be back in federal court Monday to face fraud charges in California....

  • Philippine Supreme Court orders release of drug war evidence

    Philippine Supreme Court orders release of drug war evidence

    Featured Articles 04/03/2019

    The Philippine Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the release of police documents on thousands of killings of suspects in the president’s anti-drug crackdown, in a ruling that human rights groups said could shed light on allegations of extrajudic...

  • Australian man loses bullying-by-breaking wind court case

    Australian man loses bullying-by-breaking wind court case

    Featured Articles 03/29/2019

    An Australian appeals court on Friday dismissed a bullying case brought by an engineer who accused his former supervisor of repeatedly breaking wind toward him.The Victoria state Court of Appeal upheld a Supreme Court judge's ruling that even if engi...

  • Supreme Court: Google class-action case should be revisited

    Supreme Court: Google class-action case should be revisited

    Featured Articles 03/20/2019

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed a lower court to take another look at a lawsuit that involved Google and privacy concerns and ended in a class-action settlement.The high court said in an unsigned opinion that a lower court should address whet...

  • Court: Germany must press US over Yemen drone strikes

    Court: Germany must press US over Yemen drone strikes

    National Court News 03/17/2019

    A court in Germany ruled Tuesday that the government has partial responsibility to ensure U.S. drone strikes controlled with the help of an American base on German territory are in line with international law, but judges stopped short of ordering the...

  • Court reinstates late Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction

    Court reinstates late Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction

    National Court News 03/15/2019

    Massachusetts' highest court on Wednesday reinstated the late Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction, which was erased after the former NFL star killed himself in prison.The Supreme Judicial Court also scrapped the legal principle that wiped out Hernand...

  • Ohio Republicans defending state congressional map in court

    Ohio Republicans defending state congressional map in court

    Featured Articles 03/11/2019

    Attorneys for Ohio Republican officials will call witnesses this week to defend the state's congressional map.A federal trial enters its second week Monday in a lawsuit by voter rights groups that say the current seats resulted from "an unconstitutio...

  • Court rejects Ghosn’s request to attend Nissan board meeting

    Court rejects Ghosn’s request to attend Nissan board meeting

    National Court News 03/08/2019

    A Japanese court has rejected a request by former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn, released on bail last week, to attend the Japanese automaker’s board meeting on Tuesday.Nissan dismissed Ghosn as chairman after his Nov. 19 arrest, but he remains ...