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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 - 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 ...

  3. News - World - HEALTH

    US Supreme Court to decide if human genes can be patented

    Posted Dec 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Washington US company wants sole rights to study isolated DNA but opponents say such material occurs naturally and cannot be patented Court to rule on patents for genes The US Supreme Court agreed to consider whether human genes can be patented in an issue that has split the medical community and will shape the future of personalised health care and the biotechnology ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US Supreme Court to hear second gay marriage case

    Posted Mar 27th 2013, 11:35am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington The US Supreme Court trod cautiously on Tuesday as it considered gay marriage, with justices appearing hesitant to deliver a sweeping historic verdict ... argument, the government could ban marriages of couples above age 55. Nine US states and the capital Washington allow same-sex marriage. While some rights advocates hope the Supreme Court ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US Supreme Court urged to support gay marriage limits

    Posted Jan 23rd 2013, 10:35am by Reuters in Washington

    ... Reuters in Washington Court urged to uphold California same sex marriage ban The US Supreme Court was urged on Tuesday to uphold the constitutionality of two laws that define marriage ... on the books. The same-sex marriage cases are Hollingsworth v. Perry, US Supreme Court, No. 12-144; and US v. Windsor, US Supreme Court, No. 12-307.   ...

  9. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    Supreme Court to hear challenge to states' land-use fees

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 12:00am by MCT

    ... Snr had a plan when he bought six hectares east of Orlando, in the state of Florida. It did not include having his son end up at the US Supreme Court. But now 18 years of legal wrangling have ... application. He sued. One Florida court ordered the water district to pay Koontz senior more than US$325,000 as compensation, but the Florida Supreme Court reversed this. ...

  10. 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 ... US court reversed a lower court decision in favour of Aereo and sent the case back for further proceedings. At stake are billions of dollars in fees paid by cable and satellite firms, which ...




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