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Appeals Court: Woman Pepper Sprayed by NYPD Can Sue for Excessive Force
Imani Brown to go forward with civil suit stemming from 2011 arrest....


Federal Court Says Texas Voter ID Violates Voting Rights Act
A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that Texas' voter ID law has a "discriminatory" effect on m...


Appeals Court Upholds University of Texas's Affirmative Action Policy
In a 2-1 decision, an appellate court rules that Texas can use race as a factor in admissions....


Appeal Pending for Missouri Man Awaiting Execution
Schedule to die on Nov. 19 for killing a man in 1994, Leon Taylor and his attorneys are also petiti...


Buju Banton Granted New Appeal Hearing
11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear reggae star's argument to overturn drug conviction....


C-Murder Awaits Decision From U.S. Supreme Court
The high court delays ruling on rapper's appeal of murder conviction....


U.S. Appeals Court Stays Affirmative Action Ruling
The ruling that ended Michigan's ban on affirmative action in college admissions was put on hold Fr...


U.S. Court Strikes Down Mich. Affirmative Action Ban
Michigan's ban on affirmative action in college admissions was declared unconstitutional by a deepl...


U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Birther Appeal
A lawsuit challenging President Obama's eligibility for office has been rejected for a second time....


Obama Nominates Prominent Black Judge for Key Court
President Obama nominates Judge Robert L. Wilkins for U.S. Appeals Court....


Supreme Court Clears the Way for Gay Marriage Expansion
The high court turned down seven appeals to prohibit gay marriage....


Courts Block Voter ID Laws in Texas, Wisconsin
Republican-backed voter ID laws get twin blows....


U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Cancels Redskins Registrations
Washington franchise nickname deemed "disparaging to Native Americans" in landmark ruling....


NY Stop-Frisk Plaintiffs Protest to Appeals Court
Lawyers who won a court ruling finding that New York City's stop-and-frisk tactics were discriminat...


Supreme Court Sends Affirmative Action Case Back to Lower Court
The Supreme Court has sent Fisher v. University of Texas back to a federal appeals court....


U.S. Court to Block Graphic Warning Labels on Cigarettes
The U.S. Court of Appeals upheld a lower-court ruling that blocks graphic warning labels on cigaret...


Appeals Court: NYC's Big-Soda Ban Unconstitutional
A mid-level state appeals court ruled Tuesday that the city’s Board of Health exceeded its legal au...


Black Brokers Granted an Appeal in Bias Case Against Merrill Lynch
A federal appellate court in Chicago has agreed Wednesday to hear the case of roughly 700 African-A...


Portugal’s Supreme Court Rejects Extradition of George Wright
The Portuguese lawyer of U.S. fugitive George Wright said on Thursday that the country’s Supreme Co...


Appeals Court Rules Individual Health Care Mandate Unconstitutional
A circuit court of appeals has ruled that the individual mandate in the Affordable Care Act is unco...

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