Federal court upholds race-based admissions at elite school

A panel of federal appeals courts Tuesday upheld admissions practices at elite public high schools in Northern Virginia, dismissing claims that authorities discriminate against Asian-American students. The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals split the ballot before finding the Fairfax County Board of Education to implement an unconstitutional admissions policy at Thomas Jefferson High School of […]

Judge Upholds Ban on Transgender Democrat Lawmaker Zooey Zephyr

Republicans have decided to ban Montana’s transgender Democratic Rep. Zooey Zephyr from participating in the state legislature after suggesting child protection rules would “get blood on your hands.” I voted. The ruling came just hours before Congress closed its biennial session. APs report District Court Judge Mike Menahan said it was outside his power to […]

Oklahoma court upholds Richard Glossip’s murder conviction

An Oklahoma appeals court on Thursday upheld the murder conviction of death row inmate Richard Grossip, putting Grossip on the road to execution on May 18, despite state attorney general concerns about testimony and evidence. opened the Grossip can file a pardon petition with the five-member Oklahoma Board of Pardons and Paroles, and the governor […]

China upholds death sentence for US citizen detained on drug charges

The US State Department on Thursday said it was “disappointed” by China’s decision to sentence “wrongfully detained” US citizen Mark Swidan to death with a two-year reprieve. “Today, the People’s Republic of China’s Jiangmen Intermediate Court dismissed the appeal of unjustly detained American Mark Swidun, upheld his death sentence, and handed down a two-year suspended […]

Judge upholds sex abuse charges against ‘Dances With Wolves’ star Chasing Horse

A Nevada judge has dismissed drug trafficking charges against ‘Dances With Wolves’ star Nathan Chasing Horse, but has allowed a full Las Vegas grand jury indictment of 18 felony counts related to sexual abuse. supported. Clark County District Court Judge Carly Keaney said in an order Friday that there was “sufficient evidence for a reasonable […]

Federal appeals court upholds finding that Musk, Tesla violated labor laws

A federal appeals court on Friday unequivocally threatened that Tesla and CEO Elon Musk would fire employees who violated labor laws and were involved in union organizing, revoking stock options if employees join the union. upheld an earlier decision that The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals confirmed Friday’s National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) decision. dominateThat […]

Iowa Supreme Court upholds man’s homicide conviction in 1979 cold case

An Iowa man serving a life sentence for stabbing an 18-year-old woman to death in 1979 has had his appeal to overturn his conviction. On Friday, the Iowa Supreme Court dismissed 69-year-old Jerry Burns’ claim that he violated his right to privacy while law enforcement officers investigated Michelle Martinco’s death in Cedar Rapids. Police Indict […]

North Dakota Supreme Court upholds ruling temporarily blocking abortion ban

The North Dakota Supreme Court Thursday found that the North Dakota Constitution contains a fundamental right to abortion to protect the life and health of mothers, and a lower court blocked the state’s abortion ban from taking effect. upheld the judgment of of dominate Prevent states from enforcing that “trigger law” for the time being. […]