Subrata Roy, in police custody, spends night at forest guest house – NDTV

NDTVLucknow: Sahara chief Subrata Roy, who was sent to police custody till March 4 yesterday after he turned himself in following a Supreme Court warrant, spent the night at a…

India Sahara chief Subrata Roy arrested – BBC News

BBC NewsOne of India’s most flamboyant tycoons, Subrata Roy, has been arrested after he surrendered to the police. The Supreme Court had ordered the arrest of the Sahara group chief…

Ohio Supreme Court will rule on constitutionality of Cleveland’s ‘jock tax’ – The Plain Dealer

Ohio Supreme Court will rule on constitutionality of Cleveland’s ‘jock tax’The Plain DealerCOLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Supreme Court will hear lawsuits by two former National Football League players challenging…

Texas’ ban on gay marriage ruled unconstitutional – Houston Chronicle

Houston Chronicle“The Supreme Court will have to resolve this,” said Blackman, a professor at Houston’s South Texas College of Law. “They’ll have the one from Utah, the one from Virginia,…

Cleveland Clinic Foundation’s battle with Cleveland over a helipad for … – The Plain Dealer

Cleveland Clinic Foundation’s battle with Cleveland over a helipad for …The Plain DealerCOLUMBUS, Ohio — A zoning dispute over whether the Cleveland Clinic can build a helicopter pad at Fairview…

Las Vegas gambler’s suit over seized cash rejected by Supreme Court – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesWASHINGTON — A professional gambler from Las Vegas who had $97,000 of her cash temporarily seized by a federal agent during a stopover at the Atlanta airport was…

Scientology couple who won Supreme Court case to marry in London – BBC News

BBC NewsA couple who won a Supreme Court challenge are to marry in a Church of Scientology chapel in London later. Louisa Hodkin launched legal action after officials refused to…

Tamil Nadu government decides to release all seven Rajiv Gandhi’s killers – Times of India

Times of IndiaCHENNAI: A day after the Supreme Court commuted death sentences of three men convicted in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, the Tamil Nadu cabinet on Wednesday decided to…

Philippine court says online snooping illegal – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines Supreme Court said online surveillance by authorities is illegal without a court order and that online libel is a criminal offense, in a…

Chris Christie appeals sports betting case to US Supreme Court – The Star-Ledger

The Star-LedgerTRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie and the leaders of the state Legislature have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a 22-year-old federal law preventing them from legalizing sports…

Nokia’s €5.4 Billion Sale to Microsoft on Track – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalThe company issued a statement one day after it became evident Nokia has appealed to India’s Supreme Court for help in a matter that has been ongoing for…

Drakes Bay Oyster Company Sues California Coastal Commission

The Drakes Bay Oyster Company, on the heels of winning a 90-day stay of Department Of Interior eviction action by The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in Ohio as it…

Amanda Knox Verdict Due At 3 PM EST

UPDATE: Livestream Here. Amanda Knox, America, and the World will soon know the verdict in the third segment of a trial where Knox was first found guilty, then not guilty…

Gay Sex is a Crime and Will Stay a Crime, Says India’s Top Judges – TIME

TIMEIndia’s Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected petitions from the government and gay rights activists to review an earlier decision that recriminalized gay sex in the country. In December last year,…

Activists mourn as top court stands firm on gay-sex ban – Reuters India

Reuters IndiaNEW DELHI (Reuters) – The Supreme Court has refused to review a month-old ruling that banned gay sex in the world’s largest democracy, standing firm on a decision that…

Drakes Bay Oyster Company To Remain Open Pending Supreme Court Petition

Drakes Bay Oyster Company in Inverness, California scores a court win, and at a much-needed time after a string of legal losses that seemed to point the way to the…

Indian Supreme Court Orders Investigation Into Gang Rape – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaIndian media reports say the Supreme Court has ordered an investigation into the gang rape of a 20-year-old woman allegedly attacked earlier this week on the orders of…

Khordorkovsky associate Platon Lebedev to be released – BBC News

BBC NewsRussia’s Supreme Court has ordered the release of Platon Lebedev, the former business partner of Mikhail Khodorkovsky, with whom he was jailed in 2005. Platon and Khodorkovsky were convicted…

Texas Executes Mexican National Despite International Pressure – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaA Mexican national has been executed in Texas, despite appeals from the Mexican government and Secretary of State John Kerry. Edgar Tamayo was put to death late Wednesday…

Drakes Bay Oyster Company To Seek Day In U.S. Supreme Court

Drakes Bay Oyster Company lost its request for an en banc rehearing on Tuesday. In October, lawyers for Kevin Lunny, the owner of Drakes Bay Oyster Company, filed a petition…

Supreme Court to take on high-stakes TV dispute – Washington Post

Washington PostThe Supreme Court agreed Friday to decide a high-stakes dispute between the nation’s broadcast networks and an upstart Web company that is providing live television programming over the Internet.…

Pair of opposing federal court decisions push issue towards the Supreme Court … – DailyTech

DailyTechA pair of decision in neighboring U.S. District federal courts has left the answer of U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) “spying” on Americans anything but clearly answered. I. The Rulings…

Canada Supreme Court strikes down prostitution laws – BBC News

BBC NewsThe Supreme Court of Canada has struck down the country’s anti-prostitution laws, including bans on brothels and soliciting for clients on the street. It follows a case taken by…

The political options: Parliament has a year to respond to prostitution ruling – The Globe and Mail

The Globe and MailParliament could let the laws expire in a year and essentially decriminalize prostitution. This would be the preferred option of some sex workers and their advocates, who…

Canadian court strikes down anti-prostitution laws – Boston.com

Boston.comTORONTO (AP) — Canada’s highest court struck down the country’s anti-prostitution laws Friday, a victory for sex workers who had argued that a ban on brothels and other measures made…

Prostitution laws: What are the Nordic and New Zealand models? – CTV News

CTV NewsDebates surrounding the criminalization of sex work in Canada were sparked after the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down three major provisions in the country’s prostitution laws. In the…

Canada court strikes down prostitution restrictions – Irish Times

Irish TimesValerie Scott (left), one of three current and former sex workers who initiated a challenge to Canada’s prostitution laws, has her picture taken with a copy of the ruling…

Canadian court strikes down anti-prostitution laws – USA TODAY

USA TODAYTORONTO (AP) — Canada’s highest court struck down the country’s anti-prostitution laws in their entirety Friday, including against keeping a brothel. The 9-0 Supreme Court ruling is a victory…

Bangladesh executes opposition leader – USA TODAY

USA TODAYDHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh has executed an opposition leader convicted of war crimes hours after the Supreme Court rejected a last-minute appeal. An intelligence official says the hanging…

Gay sex verdict: These are matters of personal freedom, Rahul says – Times of India

Times of IndiaNEW DELHI: Rahul Gandhi on Thursday expressed himself against the Supreme Court order which declared homosexuality as illegal, saying he agrees with the Delhi high court which had…

Bangladesh clears execution of opposition leader – Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleDHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh’s Supreme Court cleared the way Thursday for the execution of an opposition leader convicted of war crimes when it rejected a last-minute appeal filed…

Considering all options to decriminalize homosexuality: Govt – Times of India

Times of IndiaNEW DELHI: The government on Thursday said it was considering all options to decriminalize homosexuality. Law minister Kapil Sibal said, “We must decriminalize adult consensual relationship.” UPA chairperson…

India’s Top Court Upholds 153-Year-Old Law Criminalizing Gay Sex – Bloomberg

BloombergIndia’s top court upheld a 153-year-old colonial-era law that criminalizes gay sex, leaving it up to lawmakers to amend the legislation in a setback for homosexual rights in the world’s…

US Supreme Court to decide whether software can be patented – Reuters

ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide on a key software industry issue of which kinds of computer-related software are eligible for patent protection. The…

Nelson Mandela Dead At 95: President Obama Remarks At Hanukkah Celebration

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary ________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release December 5, 2013 REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT AT EVENING HANUKKAH RECEPTION Grand Foyer 8:03 P.M. EST THE PRESIDENT:…