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Changing of guard at top German court signals de-escalation for ECB

Changing of guard at top German court signals de-escalation for ECB

Published 22/06/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - Changes to the composition of Germany’s top court are likely to make it less confrontational towards the European Central Bank following a [more…]

Trump administration aims to end Dreamers immigration program in six months

Trump administration aims to end Dreamers immigration program in six months

Published 21/06/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration is determined to end the Dreamers program that protects immigrants who entered the United States illegally as children within [more…]

U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear gun rights cases

U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear gun rights cases

Published 15/06/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up a series of new cases seeking to expand gun rights. The court [more…]

U.S. Supreme Court snubs Trump on challenge to California ‘sanctuary’ laws

U.S. Supreme Court snubs Trump on challenge to California ‘sanctuary’ laws

Published 15/06/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed President Donald Trump a defeat in his legal showdown with the most-populous U.S. state, declining [more…]

German court hands far-right AfD victory in ‘subversion’ row with minister

German court hands far-right AfD victory in ‘subversion’ row with minister

Published 09/06/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany’s Constitutional Court ruled on Tuesday that Interior Minister Horst Seehofer had breached neutrality rules when his ministry published on its website [more…]

Montana judge upholds ruling that canceled Keystone XL pipeline permit

Montana judge upholds ruling that canceled Keystone XL pipeline permit

Published 12/05/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal judge in Montana on Monday upheld his ruling last month that canceled an environmental permit for the long-delayed Keystone XL [more…]

As 2020 presidential contest looms, U.S. Supreme Court mulls power of ‘electors’

As 2020 presidential contest looms, U.S. Supreme Court mulls power of ‘electors’

Published 11/05/2020

(Reuters) - Bret Chiafalo had his bags packed in the weeks following the 2016 U.S. presidential election. If somehow his gambit worked and Donald Trump [more…]

Phoning it in: Pandemic forces Supreme Court to hear cases in a new way

Phoning it in: Pandemic forces Supreme Court to hear cases in a new way

Published 03/05/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court are typically a formal affair, dictated by adherence to tradition by an institution historically resistant [more…]

U.S. Supreme Court requires unanimous jury verdicts for serious crimes

U.S. Supreme Court requires unanimous jury verdicts for serious crimes

Published 21/04/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Monday that the constitutional guarantee of trial by jury requires a unanimous verdict for serious crimes, [more…]

Supreme Court postpones April oral arguments over coronavirus

Supreme Court postpones April oral arguments over coronavirus

Published 04/04/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday postponed oral arguments scheduled for April as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and is considering [more…]