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In the same vein as ordering maintenance in annulments, it is possible for the New York Supreme court to determine orders for child custody, child support, equitable distribution, and attorney fees – just as they would within a typical case of divorce. [read post]
29 Nov 2015, 8:14 am by Jason Mazzone
But that is why we have police, prosecutors, and courts. [read post]
29 Nov 2015, 7:30 am by Glenn Reynolds
Now in his 25th year on the Supreme Court, he is urging the judicial branch to limit the legislative branch’s practice of delegating its power to the executive branch. [read post]
29 Nov 2015, 5:30 am by Embajador Microjuris al Día
By Stephen Masker (Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia) [CC BY 2.0 (, via Wikimedia CommonsEl juez del Tribunal Supremo de los Estados Unidos Hon. [read post]
29 Nov 2015, 5:00 am by Howard Friedman
Ct., Nov. 23, 2015), the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court held that the closure of a Wampanoag Tribal sweat lodge at a Massachusetts prison facility, purportedly because of health concerns over the smoke it produced, violated RLUIPA as well as a 2003 settlement agreement. [read post]
29 Nov 2015, 4:00 am by Gerry W. Beyer
When the Supreme Court ruled that same-sex marriage was legal, couples across the nation rejoiced that they were suddenly able to marry freely. [read post]
29 Nov 2015, 4:00 am by Barry Sookman
Nintendo TPM triumphs in Italy -> Computer and Internet Updates for 2015-11-25: CIBC’s Victor Dodig says innovation is the only thing that can s… -> Computer and Internet Updates for 2015-11-25 -> Supreme Court releases CBC v SODRAQ judgment -> SCC requires tech neutrality in copyright negotiations – Canadian Lawyer Magazine ->… [read post]
29 Nov 2015, 12:30 am by Emily Prifogle
"Notable Nonfiction of 2015" from The Washington Post includes many legal and legal history books such as Melvin Urofsky's Dissent and the Supreme Court: Its Role in the Court's History and the Nation's Constitutional Dialogue (Pantheon), Linda Horseman's Sisters in Law: How Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg Went to the Supreme Court and Changed the World (Harper), and Will… [read post]
28 Nov 2015, 9:16 pm
In both these cases the courts gave effect to a document that did not comply with the formal requirements.We now have a reported case in which the Supreme Court of British Columbia declined to give effect to any of the non-compliant documents the Court was asked to consider. [read post]
28 Nov 2015, 4:52 pm
"However, according to an analysis of the case by Amnesty International, "although all five Supreme Court judges agreed that there was not enough evidence available in Kho's case to allow for a precise reconstruction of the murder, they failed to agree whether it was possible to prove beyond reasonable doubt that the murder was particularly vicious. [read post]
28 Nov 2015, 4:07 pm by INFORRM
The major Supreme Court media law case heard in the October Term 2014 was Elonis v United States. [read post]
28 Nov 2015, 1:00 pm by John Ehrett
Curtin 15-441Issue: (1) Whether it is an unreasonable application of clearly established federal law to deny the right of self-representation at trial where doing so was not necessary to further any valid government interest; and (2) whether the Michigan Supreme Court’s purported factual finding that granting petitioner’s Faretta request would have caused disruption, undue inconvenience, and burden was objectively unreasonable. [read post]
28 Nov 2015, 12:48 pm
"Supreme Court of Canada rules human smuggling laws unconstitutional": In today's edition of The Toronto Globe and Mail, Sean Fine has this article reporting on two rulings (access here and here) that the Supreme Court of Canada issued yesterday. [read post]
28 Nov 2015, 11:57 am
"Supreme Court removes judge in Kane feud": In today's edition of The Philadelphia Inquirer, Chris Palmer has a front page article that begins, "The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has removed a senior judge who once presided over many of the state's biggest grand jury investigations, accusing him of judicial misconduct and abandoning his sense of objectivity during a feud with Attorney General Kathleen G. [read post]
28 Nov 2015, 11:40 am
"Lawyers' Class-Action Payouts Face Court Challenge; Case in California would base attorneys' compensation on hours, not a percentage": Sara Randazzo has this article in today's edition of The Wall Street Journal about a case pending in the Supreme Court of California. [read post]
28 Nov 2015, 11:25 am
The Associated Press reports that "Supreme Court justice blocks Native Hawaiian vote count. [read post]