A federal appeals court struck down Kentucky restrictions on judicial candidates on Wednesday, saying they stifled speech protected by the First Amendment. The Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, considering a challenge to Kentucky's Code of Judicial Conduct, invalidated prohibitions on campaigning as a member of a political party, making misleading campaign statements and giving speeches to or in support of political parties.
The Obama administration is close to issuing a rule that could give tenants grounds to sue their landlords for discriminatory conduct by their neighbors. Last year, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development proposed a controversial rule that would hold housing providers liable under the Fair Housing Act for failing to address discrimination against their tenants by third parties - including other tenants.
A federal appeals court rejected efforts by Michigan officials to ban straight-party voting in the coming elections. The Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals declined on Wednesday to stand in the way of a July ruling by a federal trial judge, who pronounced the Republican-backed ban an unconstitutional burden on voting rights, particularly those of African-Americans.
A federal appeals court in Ohio has revived a lawsuit against a company accused of helping a husband spy on his wife and her online friend in violation of state and federal wiretap laws.
A federal appeals court put an end to an experiment by a Brooklyn judge that drew attention to the challenges people with criminal records face trying to find and keep jobs. The Second U.S.
Delaware's highest court on Tuesday struck down the state's death-penalty law, citing a U.S. Supreme Court ruling earlier this year that invalidated a similar capital-punishment sentencing regime in Florida. Under the Delaware law, judges weren't bound by jury recommendations in death-penalty cases, and they could weigh factors for and against capital punishment, independent of jury findings.
News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Ruling points to exception to Fourth Amendment that allows police to bypass warrant in emergencies A federal appeals court held Monday that "exigent circumstances" permitted Vermont police to obtain the GPS location of a suspected killer's cellphones without a warrant, sidestepping a ruling on the larger debate over the legality of tracking people through their devices in real time.
John Hinckley Jr.'s impending release, more than three decades after his attempted assassination of President Ronald Reagan, serves as a reminder of how a single event can change the face of criminal law. Today, fewer than 1% of criminal defendants plead not guilty by reason of insanity like Mr. Hinckley, according to legal experts.
The Justice Department has quietly settled a lawsuit seeking millions of dollars from companies the agency had accused of importing counterfeit U.S. coins from China and fooling the U.S. Mint into paying nearly full value for them. A federal district judge in Philadelphia dismissed the case in a July 21 order that said the parties in the case, America Naha Inc.
India has accused Cadbury PLC of dodging about $46 million in taxes by pretending to produce candy at a factory that didn't exist. A 103-page report by the country's tax authorities, which was reviewed by The Wall Street Journal, accuses Cadbury's Indian unit of manipulating invoices and other documents to get a tax exemption available to companies that began production in new plants in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh by...
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