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US Court of Appeals begins hearing into Donald Trump gag order

Washington/IBNS/UNI: The US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit began a hearing on Monday into former US President Donald Trump’s challenge against a gag order in his criminal case regarding his alleged attempt to overturn the 2020 election.

US Supreme Court bans use of race, ethnicity in university admission, Biden 'strongly disagrees' with ruling

Washington DC/IBNS: The US Supreme Court Thursday banned the use of race and ethnicity during university admissions, giving a major blow to a decades-old practice that aided educational opportunities for African-Americans and other minorities.

'Release Imran Khan immediately': Pakistan Supreme Court calls arrest 'illegal'

Islamabad/IBNS: Pakistan Supreme Court Thursday called Imran Khan's arrest by the country's top anti-corruption body 'illegal' and he should be released immediately amid violent protests by the former president's supporters.

974 'missing persons' in detention, Pakistan SC informed

Islamabad: The Missing Persons Commission submitted a report to the Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday where it revealed that 974 people declared missing were in detention centres.

US House passes abortion defence bills in response to end of Roe protections

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: The United States House of Representatives on Friday passed a pair of bills to federally protect women’s access to abortions in response to the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the Roe v. Wade ruling and allow state restrictions on the procedure.

Sri Lanka SC bars Mahinda Rajapaksa from leaving country until July 28

Colombo: Sri Lanka's Supreme Court on Friday issued an interim order preventing former Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and former Minister Basil Rajapaksa from leaving the country without court's permission until July 28, Daily Mirror reported.

U.S: State of New York passes law to ban guns from Times Square, places of mass movement

Washington/UNI: The State of New York has passed a law which bans the carrying of guns in public places, including places like Times Square, and also requires gun-license applicants to prove their shooting proficiency and submit their social media accounts for review, Khaleej Times reported on Saturday.

Overturning of Roe v Wade abortion law a ‘huge blow to women’s human rights’ warns Bachelet

New York: Friday’s decision by the US Supreme Court which overturns the 50-year-old Roe v Wade judgement guaranteeing access to abortion across the United States, was described by the UN human rights chief as “a huge blow to women’s human rights and gender equality.”

'Supreme Court took away Constitutional right from Americans': Joe Biden on abortion ruling

Washington/IBNS: US President Joe Biden on Friday called the Supreme Court ruling on abortion a 'sad day for the court and the country' which 'took away' Americans' constitutional right.

US Supreme Court strikes down right to abortion

Washington/IBNS: The United States Supreme Court Friday ended the right to abortion in a ruling that overturn constitutional protections on one of the most bitterly fought issues in America.

Pakistan awaits Supreme Court verdict on Imran Khan's fate

Islamabad/UNI: The Pakistan Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its verdict for a few hours on a suo motu case concerning the legality of the National Assembly deputy speaker's ruling and subsequent dissolution of the NA by the president on Prime Minister Imran Khan's advice.

Pakistan Supreme Court gets its first female judge

Islamabad/UNI: Pakistan Supreme Court on Monday sworn in Justice Ayesha Malik as its first female judge.

Pakistan's JI emir seeks Supreme Court order for inquiry in Pandora Papers case

Islamabad/IBNS: Pakistan's Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) emir Sirajul Haq on Monday filed a petition in the Supreme Court where he sought a directive for initiation of an inquiry against Pak citizens whose names have surfaced in the recently leaked Pandora Papers.

Journalist harassment: SC summons interior secy, FIA DG

The Pakistan Supreme Court recently summoned three senior officials to appear before it on Aug 26 to hear the government’s version on the rising incidents of harassment of journalists.

Pakistan: Supreme Court voices concern over not rebuilding earthquake-hit schools

Islamabad: The Pakistan Supreme Court on Monday voiced its concern over not constructing the schools damaged in the 2005 earthquake.