Supreme Court

McConnell says Kavanaugh fight will help Republicans in November

Sat, 06 Oct 2018 - 11:00 GMT

Mitch McConnell told Reuters that the political brawl over Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation will help Republicans retain control of the Senate.

U.S. Senate votes to confirm Kavanaugh to Supreme Court

Sat, 06 Oct 2018 - 08:18 GMT

The U.S. Senate voted on Saturday to confirm President Donald Trump's nominee Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.

US Senate heads to final vote on court nominee Kavanaugh

Fri, 05 Oct 2018 - 10:00 GMT

The US Senate on Friday narrowly approved moving to a final vote on President Donald Trump's embattled Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh.

Procedural vote imminent in fight over U.S. Supreme Court nominee

Fri, 05 Oct 2018 - 02:29 GMT

Donald Trump's drive to deepen conservatives' imprint on the U.S. Supreme Court faces a test on Friday as the Senate holds a procedural vote on Brett Kavanaugh

Senate panel backs Trump's Supreme Court pick Kavanaugh

Fri, 28 Sep 2018 - 10:10 GMT

The Senate Judiciary Committee on Friday approved Brett Kavanaugh, Donald Trump's pick for the US Supreme Court.

Kavanaugh accuser '100 percent' certain Supreme Court pick was assailant

Thu, 27 Sep 2018 - 11:00 GMT

University professor Christine Blasey Ford emotionally recounted on Thursday a sexual assault allegedly committed 36 years ago by Brett Kavanaugh.

Chaos mars hearing for Trump Supreme Court pick

Wed, 05 Sep 2018 - 01:00 GMT

The confirmation hearing for US President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee exploded into political feuding Tuesday.

Sisi appoints new chief for Supreme Constitutional Court

Sun, 22 Jul 2018 - 04:15 GMT

Sisi issued presidential decree no. 339 of 2018 to appoint Counselor Hanafy El Gebaly as president of Supreme Constitutional Court as of August 1.

Trump's Supreme Court pick tests vulnerable Senate Democrats

Tue, 10 Jul 2018 - 10:55 GMT

Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh or Senate Democrats who must decide whether they are jeopardizing their political careers by opposing him.

Pakistan ex-PM Sharif sentenced to 10 years for corruption

Fri, 06 Jul 2018 - 11:40 GMT

Pakistan's former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was sentenced in absentia to 10 years in prison by a corruption court in Islamabad Friday, lawyers said.

Polish judge defies retirement law, protests mount

Wed, 04 Jul 2018 - 01:20 GMT

Polish judge Malgorzata Gersdorf walked into the Supreme Court building on Wednesday morning, defying new legislation forcing her to retire

Poland's Supreme Court top judge defies retirement law

Tue, 03 Jul 2018 - 10:50 GMT

Chief justice refused to step down, defying a controversial new law by the right-wing government which requires her and other senior judges to retire early.

Battle lines drawn in Senate over Trump Supreme Court pick

Thu, 28 Jun 2018 - 10:20 GMT

The battle over President Donald Trump's choice to fill a coming Supreme Court vacancy, an appointment with far-reaching consequences for American society.

Russian tycoon's suit against Manafort on hold as U.S. sanctions bite

Wed, 13 Jun 2018 - 02:00 GMT

A Russian oligarch on Monday got a court to delay his fraud lawsuit against U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort.

Iowa 'heartbeat' abortion ban, strictest in US, becomes law

Fri, 04 May 2018 - 10:23 GMT

The governor of the US state of Iowa signed into law Friday a ban on abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected.

U.S.-China trade fight reaches top American court in antitrust case

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 - 06:55 GMT

President Donald Trump's trade fight with China moved inside the white marble walls of the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday.

Turkey's top court says journalist should get stiffer sentence

Sat, 10 Mar 2018 - 02:00 GMT

Turkey's highest court overruled a five-year jail sentence against prominent journalist Can Dundar on Friday.

Microsoft clashes with Justice Department at U.S. Supreme Court

Tue, 27 Feb 2018 - 07:46 GMT

The case began with a 2013 warrant obtained by prosecutors for emails of a suspect in a drug trafficking investigation that were stored in Microsoft computer servers in Dublin.

El Salvador releases woman jailed over abortion

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 - 07:14 GMT

A Salvadoran woman serving a 30-year jail sentence for having an abortion was released from prison on Thursday on the orders of the Supreme Court.

Maldives declares state of emergency as political crisis escalates

Mon, 05 Feb 2018 - 10:30 GMT

bdulla Yameen declared a state of emergency for 15 days and security forces stormed the Supreme Court in signs that a crisis over a jailed former president.