JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Former South African president Jacob Zuma will hear in three months' time whether corruption, racketeering and money laundering charges against him might be...
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — A high court ruling barring a crusading former prosecutor's candidacy has turned Guatemala's presidential election on its ear less than a month before the vote, and raised...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin woman whose eviction proceeding was dismissed should be granted her request to remove her record from an online public access system, the state's Appeals Court said...
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala's Constitutional Court has ruled against the presidential candidacy of former top prosecutor Thelma Aldana, a court official said Wednesday.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge is rejecting attempts by Mississippi officials to throw out a federal government lawsuit challenging how the state runs its mental health system.
ERIE, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors will ask Pennsylvania's highest court to reverse an appeals court ruling overturning the first-degree murder conviction and life sentence of a former northwestern...
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas Supreme Court decision will force the state Senate into voting to reject a judicial nominee over political tweets that lawmakers found offensive.
SYDNEY (AP) — A Sydney newspaper and journalist are appealing an Australian Federal Court decision that they defamed Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush with accusations of inappropriate behavior...
Death sentence upheld in Pennsylvania troopers’ ambush
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's highest court upheld the death sentence and conviction on Friday of a sniper who killed a state trooper and wounded another in a nighttime ambush outside...
High court vacates lower court decision in drowning case
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Rhode Island Supreme Court has vacated a lower court's decision that ruled in favor of a swimming pool retailer sued by the parents of a 4-year-old boy who drowned in...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Supreme Court has agreed to review a murder case dismissed on the basis of the state's expanded self-defense law.
DETROIT (AP) — Residents who were wrongly accused of defrauding Michigan's unemployment program won a major ruling Friday as the state Supreme Court set a favorable deadline for people to sue over...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's attorney general said Thursday that he won't release older records on state law enforcement agents' misconduct despite a recently released appeals court...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — As legalized wagering on sports spreads, the NCAA remains adamant about prohibiting college athletes from betting.
The association and its members have had to manage the...
SEATTLE (AP) — The Washington Supreme Court on Thursday ordered a new sentencing hearing for a man who was 15-years-old when he fatally shot two men and injured another.
DETROIT (AP) — Lawyers say they've exhausted efforts to slow down or suspend the deportation of Iraqi nationals from the U.S. after a court refused to set aside a decision from one of its...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on appeals court decision on Cardell Hayes conviction (all times local):
A lawyer for the man convicted of killing a former Saints football...
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The Latest: Moose hunter calls decision a win for Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on a U.S. Supreme Court decision limiting federal authority to enforce laws on state-owner rivers in Alaska (all times local):
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's ethics board has withdrawn its appeal of a court decision that allowed UConn football coach Randy Edsall to keep his son as an assistant coach.
Judge says New York’s stun gun ban is unconstitutional
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state's ban on personal ownership of stun guns is unconstitutional, a federal judge ruled Friday in the latest in a series of court decisions that have led to the...
BERLIN (AP) — Shares in chemicals manufacturer Bayer fell sharply Wednesday after a U.S. jury found the Roundup weed killer to have been a substantial factor in a California man's...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — An appeals court agrees a fraternity should be dismissed from a lawsuit alleging a pledge at a private North Carolina university died from hazing.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider Virginia's plea to reinstate the life-without-parole sentence of a man who as a teenager participated in sniper shootings that...
Prison employees lose appeal over job status, pay
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Prison employees who challenged job classifications and lower pay grades have lost an appeal at the Michigan Supreme Court.
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the reinstatement of Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction (all times local):
Attorneys for late NFL star Aaron Hernandez are criticizing the state's...
Turkey protests Belgian court ruling decision on PKK
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey has summoned the Belgian ambassador in Ankara to protest a Brussels appeals court decision that said a Kurdish rebel group cannot be considered to be a terrorist...
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CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A labor appeals board was wrong to determine that workers' compensation insurance can't reimburse an employee for the cost of medical marijuana, according to a New Hampshire...
California’s Supreme Court upholds pension rollback
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The California Supreme Court on Monday upheld a decision by state lawmakers to roll back one way for public workers to pad their pensions, but avoided ruling on the larger...
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court issued a rare order directing the Brown County District to sentence a sex offender for a third time, saying the man was a victim of "judicial...
Quebec appeals court upholds landmark tobacco ruling
MONTREAL (AP) — The Quebec Court of Appeal has upheld a landmark judgment that ordered three tobacco companies to pay billions of dollars in damages to Quebec smokers.
Ukraine: Court ruling on law means end for corruption cases
MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Ukraine's Constitutional Court has struck down a law against officials enriching themselves, a move that raised concerns Wednesday about a weakening of the country's fight...
Bill changing Kentucky’s open records law advances
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — When the city of Louisville refused to disclose how much they offered Amazon to lure its headquarters there, the local newspaper sued and won in an initial court...
Thai party that nominated princess faces court decision
BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai court said Thursday that it will decide whether to dissolve a political party that broke tradition by nominating a member of the royal family as its candidate for prime minister in next month's general election.
The Constitutional Court made the announcement a day after the Election Commission recommended that the Thai Raksa Chart Party be dissolved for its Feb. 8 nomination of Princess Ubolratana Mahidol.
California loses border wall challenge at appeals court
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal appeals court ruled that the Trump administration did not exceed its powers by waiving environmental rules to speed up construction of prototypes and replacement of...
2 murder convictions thrown out due to withheld evidence
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey State Supreme Court has overturned the murder convictions of two Trenton men due to withheld evidence.
Philadelphia prosecutor fights new Mumia Abu-Jamal appeal
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia's top prosecutor will fight a court decision that gives Mumia Abu-Jamal a new chance to appeal his conviction in a 1981 police slaying.
District Attorney Larry Krasner, a longtime civil rights lawyer, filed notice Friday that he'll challenge the order that revives the former Black Panther's high-profile case. He declined to comment on the decision.
Q&A: Impact of Supreme Court decision on transgender troops
WASHINGTON (AP) — A sharply divided Supreme Court is allowing the Trump administration to go ahead with its plan to restrict military service by transgender men and women while court challenges continue.
The high court split 5-4 on Tuesday in issuing orders allowing the plan to take effect for now, with the court's five conservatives greenlighting it and its four liberal members saying they wouldn't have.
Some questions and answers about what the high court did:
No rehearing for Louisiana abortion law
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A divided federal appeals court has refused to reconsider a decision upholding Louisiana's law requiring that abortion providers have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals, despite a dissenting judge's insistence that the decision is in "clear conflict" with a Supreme Court decision striking down a similar Texas law.
Kansas abortion foes brace for state Supreme Court decision
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Abortion opponents in Kansas have been bracing themselves for nearly two years for a ruling from the state's highest court that protects the right to have an abortion and potentially upends politics in a state long at the center of the national debate.
The Kansas Supreme Court is relatively liberal in a state with a Republican-dominated Legislature that has strong anti-abortion majorities.
Court watchers also are asking: Why is it taking so long for the justices to rule?
Kenai Peninsula officials weigh effects of cruise fee suit
KENAI, Alaska (AP) — Officials on the Kenai Peninsula are examining what effects port cities might see from a federal court decision on the use of cruise ship passenger fees.
U.S. District Court Judge H. Russel Holland ruled earlier this month that Juneau can keep collecting the fees, but their use must benefit the cruise ships, the Peninsula Clarion reported this week.
NC court: Counties not responsible for school underfunding
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's top court says the state is responsible, not the counties, when schools are so underfunded that some children don't get the constitutionally required sound basic education.
In a decision issued Friday, the state Supreme Court ruled against parents and children in Halifax County, who contended county commissioners haven't fairly distributed tax money, hurting some students.
Raimondo says health care ruling threatens thousands
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Gov. Gina Raimondo says a federal judge's ruling "threatens the health care of thousands" of Rhode Island residents.
The Democrat on Saturday pledged to "take all steps necessary" to protect the Affordable Care Act, which a Texas federal judge ruled unconstitutional
Court decision in recall case could have ripple statewide
MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan appeals court says "factual" doesn't necessarily mean "truthful" when it comes to trying to recall elected officials.
The court ruled against a Muskegon County official who is trying to stop a recall petition drive. Drain Commissioner Brenda Moore says it's not true that she has embraced expensive drainage projects over less expensive alternatives.
US appeals court upholds Ohio lifetime sexual predator rules
CINCINNATI (AP) — An appeal is planned of a court ruling that upheld Ohio's permanent requirements for convicts classified as sexual predators.
A 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel Tuesday unanimously reversed a lower-court decision in favor of a woman convicted in 2006 of sexual misconduct with a minor.
The woman was classified as a sexual predator which carries lifetime state registration and community-notification requirements.
Louisiana high court: 2015 tax break change unconstitutional
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A 2015 law that scaled back an income tax break Louisiana allows for taxes paid to other states was unconstitutional, the state Supreme Court ruled, striking down a change that raised more than $30 million a year for the state budget.
Vermont Supreme Court overturns $1.5M phantom stock judgment
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Supreme Court has reversed a nearly $1.5 million judgment in a lawsuit involving a man who says an e-commerce company cheated him out of a portion of phantom stock he owned in the business.
University faculty background checks to be reviewed by court
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's highest court will decide whether the system of state-owned universities trampled on faculty union rights by unilaterally requiring criminal background checks and reports of arrests for serious crimes within 72 hours.
Court decision limits fireworks sales from roadside tents
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A court Tuesday narrowed a year-old state law that allows Pennsylvania residents to buy and use more powerful airborne fireworks, throwing out the part that permitted such sales from roadside tents.
Commonwealth Court ruled that lawmakers improperly delegated their authority by imposing safety standards set by an outside group, in violation of the state constitution.