The US Supreme Court ruled on Monday that the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) can be held generally liable for personal injury claims that arise out of the transit company’s commercial activity. The petitioner, Gary Thacker, suffered severe head injuries and the death of a companion while participating in a fishing tournament in the Tennessee River [...]

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A judge for the US District Court for the District of Alaska has ruled that President Donald Trump’s 2017 executive order that overturned Obama-era restrictions on drilling for gas and oil in the Arctic and Atlantic oceans is unlawful. In a late decision Friday night, Judge Sharon Gleason found that the administration had exceeded its [...]

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A judge for the US District Court for the District of Columbia on Tuesday rebutted the Trump administration’s claim that no legal restrictions remained to preclude the implementation of a contentious transgender limitation on the military. In a three-page notice, Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly called the administration’s assumption that it could move forward with the ban [...]

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An Israeli court ruled Sunday against a local bank that attempted to close accounts linked to Bitcoin over money laundering concerns. Judge Limor Bibi of the Tel Aviv District Court found the bank’s argument against depositing funds it suspected to be tied to criminal activity sound but rejected the bank’s request to close the account and [...]

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The Arizona Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday that the statutory protections of doctor-patient privilege do not cover investigations into Medicaid fraud. The court rejected the claims of Chalice Zeitner, who appealed a fraud conviction on the basis that the court erred by allowing the introduction of medical records as well as the testimony of her [...]

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The US Supreme Court ended its February session on Wednesday with arguments concerning whether a four-story, cross-shaped war memorial maintained by the government can remain standing at a busy Maryland intersection. The memorial under contention is a 16-ton memorial cross to veterans of the first World War that sits at the entrance to the town [...]

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The Supreme Court of Florida rejected a lawsuit on Friday that claimed the state was failing to provide constitutionally mandated “high quality” education for all. The lawsuit, which was filed nearly a decade ago by parents, students and advocacy groups, claimed the state wasn’t properly funding schools as outlined in a 1998 amendment approved by [...]

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