The Supreme Court needs to understand sociology

The Supreme Court is currently considering Gill v. Whitford, which challenges Wisconsin’s state assembly map. Central to the case is the work of political scientist Eric McGhee and law professor Nicholas Stephanopoulos, who have created a way to measure party bias in state redistricting. Their “efficiency gap” metric could quantify gerrymandering. However, Roberts has chosen [...]

Georgia Supreme Court rules IVF babies have no legal father – WXIA

(Left to right) Skye and Sanai Vanterpool.  SAVANNAH, Ga. – The Georgia Supreme Court made a verdict that could change the life of any child conceived by in vitro fertilization in the state of Georgia. After a three-year legal battle, the state’s highest court handed down a decision in the Patton v. Vanterpool case on [...]

Court Reverses $72M J&J Talc Injury Verdict Citing Supreme Court

Johnson Johnson on Tuesday won the reversal of a $72 million verdict in favor of the family of a woman whose death from ovarian cancer they claimed stemmed from her use of the company’s talc-based products like Johnson’s Baby Powder. The Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District said that given a recent U.S. Supreme Court [...]

It’s a Fact: Supreme Court Errors Aren’t Hard to Find — ProPublica

In 2007, a group of California Institute of Technology scientists working at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory filed suit against the venerated space agency. Many of the scientists had worked on NASA missions and research for years as outside employees. As part of efforts to tighten security measures after 9/11, in 2004 NASA started requiring outside [...]

Trump celebrates Diwali at White House

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China’s Communist Party congress begins in Beijing

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George Saunders wins 2017 Man Booker Prize for ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’

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Railways’ revised schedule effective from Nov 1, trains to speed up

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Minister Thomas Chandy to go on leave

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Police can quiz lawyer: HC

The police on Monday informed the Kerala High Court that there were evidence to implicate C.P. Udayabhanu, a Kochi-based criminal lawyer, in the murder case of a real estate broker. The prosecution added that he was the seventh accused in the case. It was submitted that the police could not go ahead with the investigation [...]

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