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  • Supreme Court skeptical of man who offered adult adoptions

    Supreme Court skeptical of man who offered adult adoptions

    United States Courts 03/27/2023

    The Supreme Court seemed inclined Monday to rule against a man convicted of violating immigration law for offering adult adoptions he falsely claimed would lead to citizenship.Attorneys for Helaman Hansen told the justices during approximately 90 min...

  • Pakistani court acquits parents of activist in treason case

    Pakistani court acquits parents of activist in treason case

    United States Courts 02/16/2023

    A Pakistani court on Wednesday acquitted the parents of an exiled female human rights activist, a defense lawyer said, three years after the couple was arrested on charges of terror financing and sedition.The 2019 arrests of Gulalai Ismail’s pa...

  • German parliament votes to approve EU-Canada trade pact

    German parliament votes to approve EU-Canada trade pact

    United States Courts 12/01/2022

    German lawmakers on Thursday approved a free-trade deal between the European Union and Canada, moving the accord a step closer to taking full effect.The pact, formally known as the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, or CETA, was signed in la...

  • Graham appeals order to testify in Georgia election probe

    Graham appeals order to testify in Georgia election probe

    United States Courts 08/18/2022

    U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham has formally appealed a judge’s order requiring him to testify before a special grand jury investigating whether former President Donald Trump and others illegally sought to overturn his 2020 election defeat in Georgia....

  • 2nd defendant pleads guilty in 2018 hate crime in Washington

    2nd defendant pleads guilty in 2018 hate crime in Washington

    United States Courts 04/09/2022

    A second defendant has pleaded guilty in federal court to a hate crime and making false statements in connection with a 2018 racially-motivated assault in the Seattle area.U.S. Attorney Nick Brown said Jason DeSimas, 45, of Tacoma, Washington, is one...

  • U.S. Courts of Appeals

    U.S. Courts of Appeals

    United States Courts 07/30/2017

    There are 13 appellate courts that sit below the U.S. Supreme Court, and they are called the U.S. Courts of Appeals. The 94 federal judicial districts are organized into 12 regional circuits, each of which has a court of appeals.  The appellate ...

  • U.S. Supreme Court

    U.S. Supreme Court

    United States Courts 07/30/2017

    U.S. Supreme Court The Supreme Court is the final judge in all cases involving laws of Congress, and the highest law of all — the Constitution. The Supreme Court, however, is far from all-powerful. Its power is limited by the other two branches...

  • National Courts

    National Courts

    United States Courts 06/30/2017

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  • U.S. District Courts II

    U.S. District Courts II

    United States Courts 05/30/2017

    New York Eastern - ECF New York Northern - ECF New York Southern - ECF New York Western - ECF North Carolina Eastern - ECF North Carolina Middle - ECF North Carolina Western - ECF North Dakota - ECF Northern Mariana Islands - ECF Ohio Northern - ECF ...

  • U.S. District Courts I

    U.S. District Courts I

    United States Courts 05/30/2017

    Alabama Middle - ECF   Alabama Northern - ECF  Alabama Southern - ECF   Alaska - ECF   Arizona - ECF   Arkansas Eastern - ECF   Arkansas Western - ECF   California Central - ECF &n...

  • U.S. Bankruptcy Courts VI

    U.S. Bankruptcy Courts VI

    United States Courts 04/30/2017

    All bankruptcy cases are handled in federal courts under rules outlined in the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.There are different types of bankruptcies, which are usually referred to by their chapter in the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.Individuals may file Chapter 7 o...

  • U.S. Bankruptcy Courts V

    U.S. Bankruptcy Courts V

    United States Courts 04/30/2017

    Bankruptcy is not the only legal status that an insolvent person may have, and the term bankruptcy is therefore not a synonym for insolvency. In some countries, such as the United Kingdom, bankruptcy is limited to individuals, and other forms of inso...