U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Samsung Appeal In Warranty Dispute

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to consider a bid by Samsung Electronics Co Ltd KS to force customers who have filed proposed class-action lawsuits against the company to arbitrate their claims instead of ...

North Korea: 2 women plead not guilty to killing leader’s half-brother

Two women accused of assassinating the estranged half-brother of North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un with a banned nerve agent pleaded not guilty at the start of a high-profile murder trial in a Malaysian court on ...

Falana Petitions UN Over Attacks On Kenyan Judges

Human rights lawyer Mr Femi Falana SAN has petitioned the United Nations seeking investigation of alleged attacks on Kenyan judges. Falana, in his petition dated September 26 and addressed to the UN Special ...

Uber Appeals UK Court Case On Drivers Rights

Uber appealed before a British employment tribunal on Wednesday against a ruling that would give its drivers official worker status, as the company also battles against a threatened ban in London. The landmark case ...

Turkey Jails 14 Lawyers Representing Imprisoned Hunger Strikers

A Turkish court on Thursday jailed on terror charges 14 lawyers representing two detained teachers who have been on hunger strike for six months after being sacked in a mass crackdown. The case of Nuriye Gulmen and ...

Kenya court blames polls commission for botched vote

Kenya’s Supreme Court on Wednesday placed the blame for last month’s annulled presidential vote firmly on the election commission, in its full ruling detailing the judges’ decision. Deputy chief justice ...

Court bans preacher who authorises husbands to have sex with dead wives

Egypt’s Supreme Council for Media Regulation issued a decision to ban preacher Dr. Sabri Abdel Raouf from making TV appearances after he issued a fatwa (religious edict) granting husbands the right to have ...

Egypt condemns seven to death over IS links, Copt beheadings

An Egyptian court Saturday condemned to death seven people for membership of the Islamic State group and over the beheading on a Libyan beach of 21 Coptic Christians from Egypt, judicial officials said. IS in Libya ...

Egypt court upholds life sentence against Morsi

A top Egyptian court upheld on Saturday a life sentence for ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi in a case revolving around state documents leaked to Qatar, a judicial official said. The Court of Cassation ...

Justice Okalany Of Uganda Wins World Prosecutor Of The Year Award

A Ugandan High Court Judge Susan Okalany was on Thursday bestowed Prosecutor of the Year award in Beijing, China by the International Association of Prosecutors (IAP) to recognise her distinguished role in the ...

Venezuela Supreme Court Has Staged Effective Coup Of Rule Of Law- ICJ

Venezuelas Supreme Court has progressively dismantled the rule of law becoming an instrument of President Nicolas Maduros government in what amounts to a coup against the constitutional order, an international human ...

14 year-old Kenyan girl charged over fire that killed nine pupils

A 14-year-old Kenyan girl was charged Wednesday with multiple counts of murder for allegedly starting a fire at a Nairobi school dormitory that left nine other schoolgirls dead. According to a source inside the ...

‘Pharma Bro’ Shkreli jailed after Clinton threat

Martin Shkreli was sent to jail on Wednesday after a US judge revoked the bail of the former pharmaceutical executive over a threat aimed at Hillary Clinton — which he insists was a joke. Once dubbed “The Most ...

Court Upholds Angolan Election Results

Angola’s constitutional court on Wednesday upheld the ruling party’s landslide win in last month’s election which will usher in the MPLA’s fourth decade in power and rejected opposition claims the poll was ...

French court bans couple from using ‘ñ’ in baby’s name

A French court on Wednesday banned a couple from giving their baby a name containing a tilde, ruling that the “n with a squiggle over it” was incompatible with national law. The couple from Brittany wanted to ...

Two Nigerian caregivers charged for neglecting autistic woman in the UK

Two Nigerian women have pleaded guilty to charges of neglect for leaving a severely autistic woman locked in a car alone while they went on a two-and-a-half hour shopping spree. Sylvia Ezeorji, 47 and Veronica Howe, ...

Man jailed for teaching Islam online

A member of a Muslim minority group has been sentenced to two years in a Chinese prison after forming online discussions groups to teach about Islam. The official website China Judgments Online said Huang Shike was ...

14:56 Court battle resumes over legal recognition of humanist marriages

Northern Ireland’s most senior judge has said that a secular marriage has the same equality of opportunity in the law as a religious one. Lord Chief Justice Sir Declan Morgan was speaking during a court battle ...

Trump Administration Tells Court To Lift Refugee Ban Limits

The Justice Department on Monday filed an emergency application at the United States Supreme Court seeking to block an appeals court decision that curbed President Donald Trump’s effort to temporarily bar most ...

Judiciary of Kenya as pace-setter

KENYA’S democracy defied the usual expectations of judicial rubber-stamp of incumbent presidents in Africa on Friday, September 1, 2017, when it nullified the August 8 presidential poll and ordered a new one ...