constitutional rights

WASHINGTON | Supreme Court will hear Wisconsin drunk driving case

WASHINGTON—Jan 11, 2019—The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a challenge to a Wisconsin drunk driving law that has parallels in other states. Wisconsin law says law enforcement officials can draw blood from an unconscious driver without a warrant if they suspect the person was driving drunk. The case the court agreed Friday to hear … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Supreme Court will hear Wisconsin drunk driving case

MOSCOW | Russian court challenges International Olympic Committee

MOSCOW— With a pair of gold medals at stake, a Russian court has issued a ruling that directly challenges the authority of the International Olympic Committee and the Court of Arbitration for Sport. The Moscow City Court ruled Wednesday that bobsledder Alexander Zubkov, who carried the Russian flag at the opening ceremony of the 2014 … Continue reading MOSCOW | Russian court challenges International Olympic Committee

NEW YORK | CNN sues Trump, demanding return of Acosta to White House

NEW YORK — CNN is suing the Trump administration, demanding that correspondent Jim Acosta‘s press credentials to cover the White House be returned. The administration revoked them last week following President Trump’s contentious news conference, where Acosta refused to give up a microphone when the president said he didn’t want to hear anything more from … Continue reading NEW YORK | CNN sues Trump, demanding return of Acosta to White House

SEATTLE | US tries to stop youth climate lawsuit days before trial

SEATTLE — The U.S. government is trying again to stop a high-profile climate change lawsuit days before young activists are set to argue at trial that the government has violated their constitutional rights through policies that have caused a dangerous climate. Justice Department lawyers on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to dismiss the case, … Continue reading SEATTLE | US tries to stop youth climate lawsuit days before trial

Cosby behind bars: Appeal could focus on women, judge, tape

Bill Cosby is behind bars, but that doesn’t mean his sexual assault case is over. Cosby’s lawyers are vowing to appeal his conviction, and they’ve already outlined some potential issues — from Judge Steven O’Neill‘s weighty decision to let five additional accusers testify at Cosby’s retrial to new allegations that prosecutors used a doctored tape … Continue reading Cosby behind bars: Appeal could focus on women, judge, tape