Republicans Rip Biden Court Pick For Bungling Questions On Constitution

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Tuesday criticized one of President Joe Biden’s judicial nominees for blanking on basic questions about the U.S. Constitution in her confirmation hearing last…

A Federal Court Blocks California’s New Medical Misinformation Law

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge in California has temporarily blocked enforcement of a new state law allowing regulators to punish doctors for spreading false or misleading information about Covid-19…

Netanyahu Fires a Top Minister to Comply With a Supreme Court Ruling

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel on Sunday dismissed a senior minister recently convicted of tax fraud to comply with a Supreme Court ruling that disqualified the minister from serving,…

Hector LaSalle: New York state Senate panel rejects Hochul’s judicial nominee to the state’s highest court

CNN  —  A New York state Senate panel has rejected Gov. Kathy Hochul’s nomination to lead New York’s highest court on Wednesday, potentially setting up a legal fight between the…

Supreme Court Poised to Reconsider Key Tenets of Online Speech

Partisanship has made the logjam worse. Republicans, some of whom have accused Facebook, Twitter and other sites of censoring them, have pressured the platforms to leave more content up. In…

Supreme Court sides with Texas death row inmate who says conviction was based on bad DNA evidence

CNN  —  The Supreme Court on Monday sided with a Texas death row inmate who is trying to overturn his conviction based on faulty DNA evidence. In a rare reversal,…

Ahead of Major Court Case, E.P.A. Revises Clean-Water Protections

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is working to complete a clean water regulation before a Supreme Court ruling that could complicate the government’s ability to protect wetlands and other waters.…

Court Convicts 10 People In Attempted Killing Of David Ortiz

A Dominican court convicted 10 people involved in the 2019 attempted killing of baseball Hall of Famer David Ortiz, authorities confirmed on Tuesday. Ortiz, a Dominican native, was ambushed by…

Sam Bankman-Fried Due Back in Court in January, Faces ‘Epic’ Legal Battle

Free on bail, Bankman-Fried faces “epic” legal fight Sam Bankman-Fried, the fallen crypto mogul who told The Times last month that his personal fortune had dwindled to $100,000, won’t be…

Video gamers sue Microsoft in US court to stop Activision takeover

Reuters  —  Microsoft Corp was hit on Tuesday in US court with a private consumer lawsuit claiming the technology company’s $69 billion bid to purchase “Call of Duty” maker Activision…