A South African judge presiding over Jacob Zuma's arms corruption trial recused himself on Monday, in a move likely to add further delay in an affair already dating back more than two decades.
A court in the state of Arizona has upheld a century-old ban on abortions. In response, the White House said it would continue to press Congress to codify the right to abortion recently overturned at the Supreme Court.
25 Aug 2022
A district judge has ruled that federal law trumps the state's abortion ban. But a day earlier, another district judge ruled in favor of a similar state abortion ban in Texas.
10 Apr 2022
Ghislaine Maxwell was convicted last year of helping Jeffrey Epstein sexually abuse girls for years. The British socialite called for a new trial after it was revealed that a juror failed to disclose their past abuse.
3 Apr 2022
A federal judge has found it "more likely than not" that Donald Trump illegally tried to overturn the 2020 presidential election. The judge ordered John Eastman, a Trump lawyer, to turn over emails to investigators.
14 Feb 2022
A judge in Canada has ordered protesters to stop blocking a bridge between Canada and the US city of Detroit. The dayslong demonstration has snarled trade and sparked worries from Washington.
2 Feb 2022
A US federal judge in Georgia said she did not agree with the terms of the plea deal for the McMichaels, who killed Ahmaud Arbery in 2020 while he was jogging. Arbery's parents also denounced the plea agreement.
27 Nov 2021
Judges at the European Union's top court have ruled that national judges should not be punished for seeking the advice of the European Court of Justice.
20 Nov 2021
Donald Trump tried to keep documents from his presidency hidden from the House committee probing the January 6 attack. The judge said releasing the material was in the public interest.
2 Nov 2021
Handing the win to pharmaceutical companies, the judge said the plaintiffs hadn't proven that deceptive marketing by the firms led to a rise in unnecessary opioid prescriptions.
31 Oct 2021
Judge Ladoris Cordell was the first lawyer to open a private practice in east Paolo Alto, California and also the first African American woman to sit on the Superior Court in northern California. In her memoir, "Her Honor: My Life on the Bench," she offers a deeply intimate and informative account of navigating the flaws of the American justice system, as well as 10 suggestions on how to fix it. She joined Erin Ogunkeye for Perspective.
13 Sep 2021
A US federal court has ordered Apple to accommodate developers when it comes to payments for apps and services. The ruling came in the legal tussle between Apple and Epic Games.