Supreme courts

March 09, 2018 - 9:35 am
MADRID (AP) — Spain's Supreme Court has turned down a request from a jailed Catalan separatist leader to attend the northeastern region's parliament, where lawmakers are due to vote on whether to make him president of Catalonia. Judge Pablo LLarena wrote in a ruling Friday that there was a risk...
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March 09, 2018 - 5:27 am
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia's Supreme Court has denied bail for an opposition leader charged with treason who is seeking to be released for medical treatment abroad. The court ruled Friday that Kem Sokha must remain in pretrial detention for his own safety and because the investigation...
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March 09, 2018 - 4:10 am
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia's Supreme Court has rejected an application for bail for an opposition leader charged with treason who is seeking to be released for medical treatment abroad. The court ruled Friday that Kem Sokha must be kept in pretrial detention for his own safety and because...
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FILE - In this June 30, 2015, file photo, razor grass and pro-choice signs limit the view of patients entering the Jackson Women's Health Organization clinic in Jackson, Miss. The facility is currently Mississippi's only abortion clinic. Abortion law experts say House Bill 1510, which passed the Mississippi Senate Tuesday, March 7, 2018, and is one House vote away from the desk of a governor eager to sign it, is an invitation to the Supreme Court to allow states to begin restricting abortion earlier in pregnancy. The law that passed the Senate would ban most abortions after 15 weeks. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)
March 08, 2018 - 5:34 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi lawmakers on Thursday passed what would be the nation's most restrictive abortion law, making the procedure illegal in most cases after 15 weeks of pregnancy. The state's only abortion provider pledged to sue, and the attorney general said he expected a tough legal...
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FILE - In this June 30, 2015, file photo, razor grass and pro-choice signs limit the view of patients entering the Jackson Women's Health Organization clinic in Jackson, Miss. The facility is currently Mississippi's only abortion clinic. Abortion law experts say House Bill 1510, which passed the Mississippi Senate Tuesday, March 7, 2018, and is one House vote away from the desk of a governor eager to sign it, is an invitation to the Supreme Court to allow states to begin restricting abortion earlier in pregnancy. The law that passed the Senate would ban most abortions after 15 weeks. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)
March 08, 2018 - 1:58 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi lawmakers on Thursday passed what is likely to be the nation's most restrictive abortion law. The House voted 75-34 in favor of the measure, which would make most abortions illegal after 15 weeks of pregnancy. Republican Gov. Phil Bryant has said he'll sign the...
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FILE - In this June 30, 2015, file photo, razor grass and pro-choice signs limit the view of patients entering the Jackson Women's Health Organization clinic in Jackson, Miss. The facility is currently Mississippi's only abortion clinic. Abortion law experts say House Bill 1510, which passed the Mississippi Senate Tuesday, March 7, 2018, and is one House vote away from the desk of a governor eager to sign it, is an invitation to the Supreme Court to allow states to begin restricting abortion earlier in pregnancy. The law that passed the Senate would ban most abortions after 15 weeks. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)
March 08, 2018 - 4:14 am
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — For decades, the U.S. Supreme Court has been telling states that they can't ban abortions before a fetus can survive outside the womb on its own. But states continue to try to restrict abortion before viability. One of the most recent is Mississippi, where lawmakers are on the...
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March 08, 2018 - 2:57 am
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — For decades, the U.S. Supreme Court has been telling states that they can't ban abortions before a fetus can survive outside the womb on its own. But states continue to try to restrict abortion before viability. One of the most recent is Mississippi, where lawmakers are on the...
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March 08, 2018 - 2:51 am
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — For decades, the U.S. Supreme Court has been telling states that they can't ban abortions before a fetus can survive outside the womb on its own. But states continue to try to restrict abortion before viability. One of the most recent is Mississippi, where lawmakers are on the...
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March 08, 2018 - 2:50 am
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — For decades, the U.S. Supreme Court has been telling states that they can't ban abortions before a fetus can survive outside the womb on its own. But states continue to try to restrict abortion before viability. One of the most recent is Mississippi, where lawmakers are on the...
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Embattled Philippine Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno addresses students of St. Scholastica's College, a Roman Catholic school, during a forum on International Women's Day in Manila, Philippines. Wednesday, March 7, 2018. Sereno, who filed an indefinite leave starting March 1 to prepare for her impending impeachment trial, called on Filipinos Wednesday to stand up against authoritarianism and threats to human rights in an indirect criticism of the country's volatile leader, who has long called for her removal. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
March 07, 2018 - 6:38 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines' embattled Supreme Court chief justice urged Filipinos on Wednesday to stand up against authoritarianism and threats to human rights, in an indirect criticism of the country's volatile leader, who has long called for her removal. Chief Justice Maria...
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