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Court restores Ashley Judd's sexual harassment case against Harvey Weinstein

31 Jul 2020

Harvey Weinstein
Court restores Ashley Judd's sexual harassment case against Harvey Weinstein

Actor Ashley Judd is one step closer to justice as the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals upheld her sexual harassment case against disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein on Wednesday.

Indian-American Amul Thapar on Trump's list of Supreme Court judges
Indian-American Amul Thapar on Trump's list of Supreme Court judges

Amul Thapar, an Indian-American legal luminary, is among the 25 shortlisted judges US President Donald Trump could nominate to replace Supreme Court Justice, Anthony Kennedy.

US Supreme Court upholds ban on "gay conversion" therapy

03 May 2017

California
US Supreme Court upholds ban on "gay conversion" therapy

The US Supreme Court (SC) turned down a challenge to California's ban on "gay conversion therapy", which prohibits state-licensed practitioners from offering "therapy" to change youths' sexual orientation.

Democrats mull options to block nomination of Trump's justice nominee
Democrats mull options to block nomination of Trump's justice nominee

Democrats said they will use a tactic called filibuster to thwart the confirmation of US President Donald Trump's nominee for justice, Neil Gorsuch, bringing in the necessary 41 votes.

Hawaii judge indefinitely extends Trump's travel ban suspension

30 Mar 2017

Donald Trump
Hawaii judge indefinitely extends Trump's travel ban suspension

US Federal Judge Derrick Watson has extended the suspension of US President Donald Trump's travel ban indefinitely. He said the ban would harm tourism and intake of foreign students and workers.

Neil Gorsuch vows independence from President Trump
Neil Gorsuch vows independence from President Trump

US President Donald Trump's nominee for justice, Neil Gorsuch, vowed independence and assured he wouldn't hesitate to rule against Trump, at the Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing.

High-stakes hearing for confirmation of Trump's justice nominee begins
High-stakes hearing for confirmation of Trump's justice nominee begins

A US Senate Committee began a hearing on on March 20 on confirmation of Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump's nominee for justice.

Hawaii first state to intervene in Trump's revised immigration ban

09 Mar 2017

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Hawaii first state to intervene in Trump's revised immigration ban

The state of Hawaii requested emergency court intervention in Donald Trump's revised travel ban, asking a federal court to issue a temporary national restraining order on the same.

Trump excludes Iraq from new travel ban, covers 6 countries

07 Mar 2017

Donald Trump
Trump excludes Iraq from new travel ban, covers 6 countries

US President Donald Trump has issued a new executive order which temporarily bars citizens of six predominantly Muslim countries from entering America.

Trump assures new version of his immigration ban next week

17 Feb 2017

Donald Trump
Trump assures new version of his immigration ban next week

After a court blocked US President Donald Trump's immigration ban, he has promised a new version of it by next week.

Visa ban reversed by US State Department

04 Feb 2017

Donald Trump
Visa ban reversed by US State Department

To comply with a federal judge's ruling in Seattle, the US State Department has "reversed the provisional revocation of visas."

Trump urges rule-breaking to confirm Neil Gorsuch
Trump urges rule-breaking to confirm Neil Gorsuch

A day after nominating Neil Gorsuch to fill in a permanent seat at the Supreme Court, Donald Trump encouraged the US Senate's Republican leader to resort to the "nuclear option" of dismissing longstanding chamber rules if need be in order to confirm the nomination.

Trump nominates conservative judge for SC
Trump nominates conservative judge for SC

US President Donald Trump has nominated conservative judge Neil N. Gorsuch for a lifetime job on the US Supreme Court.