Charter Schools are Public Schools, Should be State Funded, Louisiana Supreme Court Rules in Case That …

Louisiana’s highest state court has affirmed that charter schools are public schools and deserving of funding through the state formula, ending a lawsuit that threatened the existence of 34 charter schools serving more than 18,000 students. In a 5-2 decision, the justices closed a case that dates back to 2014, with a suit by one [...]

The Supreme Court’s Chance to Rebuild a ‘Constitutional Bulwark’

An obscure dispute over life insurance could breathe new life into a long-neglected constitutional safeguard for economic freedom. In 1998, Mark Sveen named Kaye Melin, then his wife, primary beneficiary of an insurance policy. The couple divorced almost a decade later, and Sveen died in 2011. He hadn’t changed his policy, but in 2002 Minnesota [...]

Awaiting Supreme Court decision, pro sports leagues prepare for legal betting

College basketball betting lines are displayed on a screen at a sportsbook owned and operated by CG Technology in Las Vegas. (John Locher/Associated Press) Across Florida and Arizona, professional baseball teams are prepping for the inevitable surprises of a 162-game season. Players and coaches use spring training to limit the unknown variables, and this year [...]

Abortion debate returns to Supreme Court in California case

Activists on opposing sides of the abortion debate demonstrate outside the Supreme Court in 2016, when the court struck down a Texas law that imposed strict restrictions on abortion.(Photo: Pete Marovich, Getty Images) WASHINGTON – The abortion debate is returning to the Supreme Court, but it’s more about the debate than the procedure itself. A California [...]

The Rise of the US Supreme Court

Editor’s Note: This story is the first in a series about the Supreme Court of the United States. In the coming months, watch for text, audio, and video that explain what the Supreme Court is, why it is important (and disputed) in American culture, and how the justices ruled on some of the most important [...]

‘Impartial politics’ will decide outcome of Chengannur bypolls: Kummanam

X News Features Movies Money Sports Tech Health Travel Books Food Education Agri Gallery Videos Columns Offbeat Astrology E-Paper Malayalam News Live News Chengannur: BJP state president Kummanam Rajasekharan said Sunday that ‘unbiased politics’ will decide the outcome of the Chengannur by-elections. The poll verdict will be the appraisal of the governance, he opined. Kummanam [...]

Sasikala’s husband hospitalised for chest infection; condition ‘critical’

Chennai: Jailed AIADMK leader V K Sasikala’s husband M Natarajan has been admitted to a hospital here with “severe” chest infection and his condition is said to be “critical”, an official said. The 74-year-old was admitted to Gleneagles Global hospital here. “Natarajan Maruthappa was admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU), Gleneagles Global (Hospital), on [...]

No new liquor shops will be opened: Minister

Kozhikode: Excise Minister T P Ramakrishnan on Sunday rubbished reports that more new liquor shops will be opened in the state. Addressing a press conference, he said no new liquor shops will be launched in the state. The news being circulated in this regard is due to some misunderstanding, he said. The Minister urged people [...]

Sabbir’s 77 takes Bangladesh to 166/8 against India

Colombo: Indian pacers undid the hardwork of their spinners as Bangladesh scored a competitive 166 for eight, riding on Sabbir Rahman’s 50-ball 77 in the final of the Nidahas T20 Tri-Series here tonight. Off-spinner Washington Sundar (1/20 in 4 overs) and leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal (3/18 in 4 overs) were brilliant in the Powerplay but the [...]

KC(M)’s entry to political front: Announcement likely ahead of bypoll

X News Features Movies Money Sports Tech Health Travel Books Food Education Agri Gallery Videos Columns Offbeat Astrology E-Paper Malayalam News Live News From the Kerala Congress (M) steering committee meet held at Kottayam. Photo: G Shiva Prasad Pala: The Kerala Congress (KM Mani faction) will announce its decision to join a political front ahead [...]

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