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Spouses of H-1B visa holders can continue working in US

10 Nov 2019

Spouses of H-1B visa holders can continue working in US

A United States court has refused to strike down an Obama-era visa regulation which permits the spouses of H-1B visa holders to work, albeit temporarily.

Woman accusing Trump's SC nominee of sexual misconduct breaks silence

17 Sep 2018

Woman accusing Trump's SC nominee of sexual misconduct breaks silence

A woman who had earlier alleged that US President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, had sexually assaulted her, has identified herself.

US: Trump picks Kavanaugh to succeed Kennedy as SC judge

10 Jul 2018

US: Trump picks Kavanaugh to succeed Kennedy as SC judge

US President Donald Trump today nominated conservative Brett Kavanaugh as the Supreme Court Judge to succeed Justice Anthony Kennedy, who announced his retirement recently.

US: Trump interviews Indian-American Amul Thapar for SC judge nominee

03 Jul 2018

US: Trump interviews Indian-American Amul Thapar for SC judge nominee

US President Donald Trump has interviewed prominent Indian-American judge Amul Thapar and three other legal luminaries shortlisted by him as the potential nominees to replace the Supreme Court Justice, Anthony Kennedy.

US Supreme Court to hear dispute over Gujarat power plant

22 May 2018

US Supreme Court to hear dispute over Gujarat power plant

The US Supreme Court has agreed to hear a petition filed by Indian villagers seeking to hold a US-based international financial institution responsible for widespread environmental damage they blame on a power plant it financed in Gujarat.

Apple to pay $502.6 million to VirnetX for infringing patents

12 Apr 2018

Apple to pay $502.6 million to VirnetX for infringing patents

Apple has been ordered by a federal jury to pay $502.6 million to Nevada-based VirnetX in a patents infringement case related to secure communications.

Refugee ban: Trump administration faces major legal defeat

24 Dec 2017

Refugee ban: Trump administration faces major legal defeat

A Seattle court has partially blocked US President Donald Trump's bid to impose new restrictions on refugees.

Uber stole rivals' secrets and used undercover agents, says letter

17 Dec 2017

Uber stole rivals' secrets and used undercover agents, says letter

It seems that Uber's legal battle with Alphabet-owned self-driving company Waymo has reached a critical point.

Supreme Court upholds Trump's travel ban, restrictions come into effect

05 Dec 2017

Supreme Court upholds Trump's travel ban, restrictions come into effect

In a major win for Donald Trump, the US Supreme Court has upheld the president's third travel ban which denies the citizens of six predominantly-Muslim countries, Venezuela and North Korea, from entering the US.

Trump can't restrict 'start-up visas' to entrepreneurs, US court rules

04 Dec 2017

Trump can't restrict 'start-up visas' to entrepreneurs, US court rules

A US federal judge has ruled that the Trump administration can't delay an immigration rule that granted foreign entrepreneurs entry into the US to nurture their start-ups.

Court allows Trump's travel ban to partially come into effect

14 Nov 2017

Court allows Trump's travel ban to partially come into effect

A California appeals court has allowed President Donald Trump's latest travel ban to partially come into effect.

US: Court blocks Trump's expanded travel ban order

18 Oct 2017

US: Court blocks Trump's expanded travel ban order

A US Court has blocked President Donald Trump's latest bid to expand his travel ban to eight countries.

Trump's refugee ban gets temporary reprieve by Supreme Court

12 Sep 2017

Trump's refugee ban gets temporary reprieve by Supreme Court

Last week, US President Donald Trump's temporary ban on most refugees suffered a legal blow after an appeals court blocked it.

Can Google lose trademark over its name? Perhaps, yes.

25 Aug 2017

Can Google lose trademark over its name? Perhaps, yes.

The US Supreme Court is currently mulling on whether Google should be allowed to retain the trademark on its name.

Trump's travel ban partially comes into effect

30 Jun 2017

Trump's travel ban partially comes into effect

From midnight on June 29, US President Donald Trump's travel ban has partially come into force. People from six countries and refugees will now face tougher immigration processes.

SC partly lifts Trump's travel ban: what does it mean?

28 Jun 2017

SC partly lifts Trump's travel ban: what does it mean?

US President Trump welcomed the Supreme Court's decision to allow parts of his travel ban to go into effect.

Trump's travel ban: US Supreme Court allows part of it

26 Jun 2017

Trump's travel ban: US Supreme Court allows part of it

In what appears to be a victory for Donald Trump, the Supreme Court has let the present administration enforce its 90-day ban on travelers coming from the six Muslim-dominated countries.

Another federal court upholds block on Trump's travel ban

13 Jun 2017

Another federal court upholds block on Trump's travel ban

Yet another court has upheld a block on US President Donald Trump's revised travel ban.

US Supreme Court upholds ban on "gay conversion" therapy

03 May 2017

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.

US Court declines General Motor's plea to avoid ignition-switch lawsuits

25 Apr 2017

US Court declines General Motor's plea to avoid ignition-switch lawsuits

The apex court of USA has declined General Motors' plea to avoid lawsuits that stemmed from the firm's infamous ignition switch defects and subsequent recalls.

US Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam's husband challenges 'suicide'

21 Apr 2017

US Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam's husband challenges 'suicide'

Rev Gregory Jacobs, husband of American judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam, made his first public comments, urging anybody with information to come forward.

First black woman judge in NY's highest court found dead

14 Apr 2017

First black woman judge in NY's highest court found dead

The body of Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam, the first black woman to serve on New York State's highest court, was recovered from the Hudson river in Manhattan.

Oxford Comma fetches $10 million in US class action suit

17 Mar 2017

Oxford Comma fetches $10 million in US class action suit

In a case concerning overtime payment of truck drivers, a US Court of Appeals ordered Oakhurst Dairy, Maine to pay $10 million in compensation.

Travel ban: US judge blocks Trump's new executive order

16 Mar 2017

Travel ban: US judge blocks Trump's new executive order

On March 16, a federal judge blocked Trump's renewed travel ban, hours before it was scheduled to begin.