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  1. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    US Supreme Court to rule on housing discrimination law

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 07:16am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Washington Judges will consider whether people suing over racial discrimination need to prove intent Housing law challenged in Supreme Court The United States Supreme Court ... away from the Supreme Court. In other contexts, the court under Chief Justice John Roberts has cut back legal protection for racial minorities. Texas is fighting a lawsuit by the Inclusive ...

  2. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine Supreme Court partially voids Aquino's stimulus package

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 10:45pm by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg Top court partially voids stimulus package The Philippine Supreme Court yesterday voided parts of President Benigno Aquino's 144 billion peso (HK$25.54 billion) stimulus package in a landmark ruling that may leave him open to lawsuits seeking his impeachment. The court declared as illegal some parts of the president's Disbursement Acceleration Program, which ...

  3. News - World - PRIVACY

    US Supreme Court ruling protects privacy of suspects’ mobile phones

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 09:58pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington Warrant needed to search a suspect's cellphone, except in emergency situations, top court rules unanimously in blow to police and prosecutors Landmark U.S. RULING for phone privacy The US Supreme Court has ruled that police officers usually need a warrant before they can search the cellphone of a suspect, a major decision in favour of privacy rights ...

  4. News - World - MEDIA

    United States Supreme Court rules against television start-up Aereo

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 01:14am by AGENCIES

    ... Agencies in Washington Top court rules against TV maverick The US Supreme Court dealt what may be a fatal blow to Aereo and its dream of transforming the television industry, ruling ... arguments in April that a ruling for the broadcasters could also harm the burgeoning world of cloud computing. But Justice Stephen Breyer in his majority opinion said that the court did not intend ...

  5. News - World - CANADA

    Canada's Supreme Court moves to protect internet anonymity

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 06:24am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Ottawa Judges say search warrant is required to make providers reveal the identities of customers Canada's top court rules to protect internet anonymity Canada's constitution bars authorities from forcing internet providers to turn over the identities of customers without a warrant, the Supreme Court ruled in a decision that better protects online anonymity. ...

  6. News - China - CRIME

    China's Supreme Court overturns death sentences for two men who raped 11-year-old girl

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 05:08am by WU NAN

    ... life sentences and one was jailed for 15 years. A representative from the Supreme People's Court said in an interview with the People's Daily that the death sentences had been ... added. Lu Miaoqing, a lawyer in Guangzhou, said the Supreme People's Court ruling was understandable as judges tended to avoid capital punishment unless a crime had caused deaths. In August ...

  7. News - China

    Judge who sentenced Bo Xilai to life in jail promoted to Supreme People's Court

    Posted May 21st 2014, 05:54pm by Zhang Hong

    ... Intermediate People’s Court in Shandong, will take up a position with the Supreme People’s Court, said magazine Legal Weekly. He will be working with the second filing court. Wang’s performance ... University. He later received a Master’s degree and then a Doctorate and was promoted to deputy head of the court after 2000. The second filing court with the Supreme People’s Court, established ...

  8. News - World - FOOD

    US Supreme Court questions Coca-Cola lawyer over 'misleading' juice label

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 10:59pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington US Supreme Court questions 'pomegranate' label on Coca-Cola product Judges won't swallow juice claim US Supreme Court justices have grilled a lawyer ... apple and grape juice with just 0.3 per cent pomegranate juice and 0.2 per cent blueberry juice, according to a POM court filing. Combined, they make up about one teaspoon per litre. Lawyer ...

  9. News - World - TELEVISION

    TV industry battles internet viewing start-up in US Supreme Court

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 10:36pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington US Supreme Court hears arguments over whether Aereo is avoiding royalties or whether technological innovation is more important TV industry fights firmoffering web viewing A start-up that threatens to shake up the television industry with mini antennas for internet viewing and recording has been the object of heated debate in the US Supreme ...

  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US Supreme Court rejects bid to review handgun restrictions on young people

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 12:33pm by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Decision delivers blow to National Rifle Association in its attempts to ease laws limiting access to pistols for 18- to 21-year-olds The US Supreme Court ... was sufficiently “responsible,” even though the second amendment to the US Constitution protects the right of individuals to keep and bear arms. Last month, the Supreme Court heard arguments in a case ...




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