The Supreme Court fines the Unite Party, Walker pursues higher appeals

On Feb. 21, 2018, Florida State University Supreme Court heard an appeals case that could have disqualified the Unite Party.(Photo: Alison Leavitt/FSView) After weeks of appeals and violations, the fight over the election result for Student Body President and Vice President continues. Independent candidate, John Walker, first brought charges against the Unite Party for holding [...]

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

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 so is Major League Baseball. By the season’s midpoint, fans in certain states might be able to place legal bets on baseball games, and [...]

The US Supreme Court’s funniest cases are the ones you never hear about

After the criminal case, 16 defendants sued the DC police officers for false arrest, arguing that they had no warrant or probable cause to enter the property. Officers challenged the civil suit and the DC Circuit Court found against the cops, reasoning that there was no probable cause to arrest the revelers—as required by Fourth [...]

California’s anti-abortion pregnancy centers want the Supreme Court to overturn state notice law

Most of the center’s clients are unmarried and about 80% decide to give birth, said the executive director, who declined to give her name. The center tries to help the women financially with donated goods and offers classes in money management, life skills, time management, child behavior and potty training, she said. Article source: Supreme [...]

Shock treatment case seems headed to South Carolina Supreme Court

Clair Craver Johnson suffered from bipolar disorder, depression and episodes of mania when doctors at the Medical University of South Carolina started treating her with what was once called “shock treatment” in 2003.  During 86 sessions over five years, Johnson was put under general anesthesia as hospital staff induced an electrical seizure in her brain. [...]

Wisconsin Supreme Court race gaining national attention – – WISC

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Supreme Court issues first ruling from ESU special session last October

In Patterson v. Cowley County, the high court rejected claims against Bolton Township and Cowley County by Rochelle Patterson, who alleged the county should have installed traffic control devices on a rural road that ends abruptly in a riverbank. Jason Patterson and Cortney Brewer drowned in November 2010 when their vehicle drove off a road [...]

Students argue over Supreme Court decision

Sidney, MT (59270) Today Sunny to partly cloudy. High 39F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.. Tonight Cloudy skies. Patchy freezing drizzle possible. Low 22F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph. Updated: March 17, 2018 @ 10:11 am Article source: Supreme Court

Alabama Supreme Court won’t hear ‘Handsome Devil’ murder case

Timothy Dane TillmanAlabama Department of Corrections  The Alabama Supreme Court will not hear an appeal in the case of a former Shelby County pastor who killed his wife with a shotgun in the bedroom of the church parsonage where they lived with their young daughters. The Court announced Friday it will not hear Timothy Dane [...]

Illegal Tax? Michigan Supreme Court Looking At Court Fees

By Ed White, Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court has agreed to hear arguments about whether court costs ordered by local judges are an illegal tax against those convicted of crimes. It’s a question worth tens of millions of dollars in courts up and down the state. Under Michigan law, anyone convicted of [...]

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