South Africa’s Zuma must wait 3 months for court decision

Africa 05/24/19, 06:58

Former South African president Jacob Zuma will hear in three months' time whether corruption and other charges against him might be dropped.Pietermaritzburg High Court judges have reserved judgment on his application for a permanent stay of prosecution. No date was ...

Court ruling puts Guatemala vote, anti-graft fight in doubt

America 05/16/19, 17:16

A high court ruling barring a crusading former prosecutor's candidacy has turned Guatemala's presidential election on its ear less than a month before the vote, and raised concerns about what will happen to years of efforts to fight endemic corruption.The ...

Death sentence upheld in Pennsylvania troopers’ ambush

U.S. 04/26/19, 09:01

Pennsylvania's highest court upheld the death sentence and conviction on Friday of a sniper who killed a Pennsylvania state trooper and wounded another in a nighttime ambush outside their barracks in a heavily wooded stretch of northeastern Pennsylvania.The state Supreme ...

AG won’t release misconduct records despite court ruling

U.S. 04/04/19, 18:35

California's attorney general said Thursday that he won't release older records on state law enforcement agents' misconduct despite a recently released appeals court ruling that they are public documents.That's prompting criticism from the Democratic state senator who authored last year's ...

Update: Defense lawyer to push for full court hearing

Football 03/27/19, 17:02

The Latest on appeals court decision on Cardell Hayes conviction (all times local):4:50 p.m.A lawyer for the man convicted of killing a former Saints football player says they're disappointed over an appeals court's decision to uphold his conviction.FILE - In ...

California’s Supreme Court upholds pension rollback

U.S. 03/04/19, 16:57

The California Supreme Court on Monday upheld a decision by state lawmakers to rollback one way for public workers to pad their pensions, but avoided ruling on the larger issue of whether retirement benefits can be taken away once promised.At ...

Ukraine: Court ruling on law means end for corruption cases

Europe 02/27/19, 17:36

Ukraine's Constitutional Court has struck down a law against officials enriching themselves, a move that raised concerns Wednesday about a weakening of the country's fight against endemic corruption and ability to get more aid from the International Monetary Fund.The National ...

California loses border wall challenge at appeals court

U.S. 02/12/19, 17:39

A federal appeals court ruled that the Trump administration did not exceed its powers by waiving environmental rules to speed up construction of prototypes and replacement of the U.S.-Mexico border wall. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday rejected ...

Congo’s court upholds victory of Felix Tshisekedi

Africa 01/20/19, 05:26

Congo's Constitutional court confirmed the victory of Felix Tshisekedi, dismissing the claims of massive vote fraud by runner-up Martin Fayulu.Tshisekedi's supporters celebrated the court decision, announced early Sunday, by driving their motorcycles and cars in a procession through Kinshasa. Later ...

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