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  • Meek Mill’s conviction thrown out, granted new trial

    Meek Mill’s conviction thrown out, granted new trial

    Corporate Governance 07/22/2019

    A Pennsylvania appeals court on Wednesday overturned rapper Meek Mill’s conviction in a drug and gun case that has kept the rapper on probation for a decade and made him a celebrity crusader for criminal justice reform.The unanimous three-judge...

  • Human rights court rules against Greece in Sharia law case

    Human rights court rules against Greece in Sharia law case

    Corporate Governance 12/15/2018

    Greece violated a prohibition on discrimination by applying Islamic religious law to an inheritance dispute among members of the country's Muslim minority, the European Court of Human Rights ruled Wednesday.The court, based in the eastern French city...

  • India's top court calls for new law to curb mob violence

    India's top court calls for new law to curb mob violence

    Corporate Governance 07/12/2018

    India's highest court on Tuesday asked the federal government to consider enacting a law to deal with an increase in lynchings and mob violence fueled mostly by rumors that the victims either belonged to members of child kidnapping gangs or were beef...

  • Samsung heir freed after appeal wins suspended jail term

    Samsung heir freed after appeal wins suspended jail term

    Corporate Governance 02/06/2018

    Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong was freed Monday after a South Korean appeals court gave him a 2 ½-year suspended jail sentence for corruption in connection with a scandal that toppled the country's president.The Seoul High Court softened the origin...

  • Oregon Supreme Court denies request for information release

    Oregon Supreme Court denies request for information release

    Corporate Governance 10/16/2017

    The Oregon Supreme Court has denied a request by The Oregonian Publishing Co. for Oregon Health and Science University to release the names of patients who intend to sue.The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the court ruled on Thursday that the informatio...

  • Supreme Court to consider American Express fee dispute

    Supreme Court to consider American Express fee dispute

    Corporate Governance 10/13/2017

    The Supreme Court is taking up an appeal by 11 states that argue American Express violated antitrust laws by barring merchants from asking customers to use other credit cards that charge lower fees.The justices said Monday they would review a ruling ...

  • Wisconsin panel changes court rules for Foxconn plant

    Wisconsin panel changes court rules for Foxconn plant

    Corporate Governance 09/08/2017

    Foxconn Technology Group could appeal lawsuits directly to the conservative-controlled Wisconsin Supreme Court, skipping the state appeals court, under changes to a $3 billion incentive package the Legislature's budget-writing committee approved Tues...

  • S. Korean court says worker's rare disease linked to Samsung

    S. Korean court says worker's rare disease linked to Samsung

    Corporate Governance 09/01/2017

    South Korea's Supreme Court said a former worker in a Samsung LCD factory who was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis should be recognized as having an occupationally caused disease, overturning lower court verdicts that held a lack of evidence against...

  • Court: Star Chinese investor pleads guilty in stock case

    Court: Star Chinese investor pleads guilty in stock case

    Corporate Governance 12/23/2016

    A Chinese court says a star securities trader who was arrested following last year's stock market collapse has pleaded guilty to insider trading and manipulating share prices. The court in the eastern city of Qingdao said in a statement Tuesday that ...

  • rnia Supreme Court to consider suit over Yelp review

    rnia Supreme Court to consider suit over Yelp review

    Corporate Governance 09/09/2016

    The seven-member court voted unanimously Wednesday to take up an appeal by Yelp of a lower court ruling upholding an order requiring Yelp to remove posts against a San Francisco law firm. Yelp wants the Supreme Court to overturn the ruling, saying th...

  • NY court: Case against ex-AIG execs can continue

    NY court: Case against ex-AIG execs can continue

    Corporate Governance 08/23/2016

    New York's attorney general can continue his legal effort to bar two former American International Group Inc. executives from the securities industry and forfeit any improperly gained profits, the state's highest court ruled Thursday. The Court of Ap...

  • High court directs Andhra Pradesh government to prepare summer plan

    High court directs Andhra Pradesh government to prepare summer plan

    Corporate Governance 11/23/2015

    The Hyderabad High Court has directed the Andhra Pradesh government to take steps to protect people from heat waves during summer season. The bench of acting Chief Justice Dilip B Bhosale and Justice S Ravi Kumar gave AP two weeks to come up with a p...

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