Gas Explosion Victim Unable to Sue Landlord Due to Lack of Evidence, NC Supreme Court Rules

RALEIGH, N.C. – A recent ruling by the North Carolina Supreme Court has brought attention to a case involving a tenant who suffered severe burns in a natural gas explosion inside his rental home in Durham. The court’s decision, made by a 5-2 vote, overturned a previous ruling by the Court of Appeals, stating that the landlord could not be held liable for negligence due to lack of evidence proving awareness of necessary repairs and …

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Supreme Court to Rule on Legality of Bump Stock Ban in Landmark Case

Las Vegas, Nevada – Following the tragic mass shooting that took the lives of 58 people and injured hundreds more at an outdoor music festival in Las Vegas, the Trump administration took action to ban bump stocks. These devices were used by the gunman to fire on the crowd in what became the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. The Supreme Court is now set to deliberate on the legality of this ban, a …

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Domestic Violence Survivor’s Murderer Appeals Conviction and Sentence in Maine Supreme Court

LEWISTON, Maine – A Lewiston man convicted of the murder of his girlfriend is appealing his conviction. The Maine supreme court heard oral arguments on Wednesday regarding the case of 26-year-old Jaquille Coleman, who was found guilty of shooting and killing his girlfriend, Natasha Morgan, in August 2020. Coleman was sentenced to 47 years in prison for the crime. According to the state, Coleman is arguing that the trial court made errors, including admitting evidence …

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Supreme Court to Decide Trump’s Eligibility to Run for President Again After Capitol Attack

DENVER, Colorado – Lawyers leading the fight to keep former President Donald Trump off the 2024 presidential ballot urged the Supreme Court on Friday to declare him ineligible for another presidential run. They argued that Trump spearheaded the violent attack on the U.S. Capitol in an attempt to overturn his election loss, making him unfit for office. The filing, which vividly described the violence that took place on January 6, 2021, at the Capitol, called …

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Alabama Inmate Set to be Executed by Nitrogen in Landmark Case Denied by Supreme Court

MONTGOMERY, Alabama – A death row prisoner in Alabama is scheduled to be the first person in the United States to be executed with nitrogen gas, following a legal battle over the method’s constitutionality. Kenneth Smith, convicted of a 1988 murder, was set to be put to death on Thursday after the US Supreme Court rejected his appeal. Smith’s bid to have the nitrogen gas method declared unconstitutional was denied, leading to his impending execution. …

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Supreme Court Refuses to Intervene in Acquittal of Union Minister Ajay Mishra ‘Teni’ in Samajwadi Party Leader’s Murder Case

New Delhi, India: The Supreme Court has upheld the acquittal of Union minister Ajay Mishra ‘Teni’ in the murder case of Samajwadi Party youth leader Prabhat Gupta in 2000. Mishra, who represents Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, holds the portfolio of Union Minister of State for Home Affairs. The decision was reaffirmed by the Allahabad High Court, and a special leave petition (SLP) filed by the deceased’s brother against the judgment was dismissed by a …

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Musharraf’s Death Sentence Upheld by Pakistan Supreme Court in Treason Case

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – The Supreme Court in Pakistan has upheld the death sentence for former President Pervez Musharraf in a high treason case. The case against Musharraf was related to his imposition of a state of emergency in 2007 while he was in power, and it was the first time in Pakistan’s history that a former military ruler had been put on trial and sentenced to death. Musharraf, who has been living in self-imposed exile …

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Pakistan’s Supreme Court Upholds Death Sentence for Deceased Former Military Ruler Pervez Musharraf

Islamabad, Pakistan – Pakistan’s Supreme Court upheld the death sentence of former military ruler Pervez Musharraf on Wednesday, in a high treason case. The special court had initially sentenced Musharraf to death in absentia in December 2019, for imposing a state of emergency in 2007 and keeping the constitution in abeyance. However, the Lahore High Court had declared the special court and its proceedings as unconstitutional in January 2020. The issue of his sentence and …

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Supreme Court Upholds Death Sentence of Late Former Military Ruler Pervez Musharraf

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – The Supreme Court of Pakistan has upheld the death sentence of late former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, which was originally awarded to him in the high treason case. Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Qazi Faez Isa announced the decision, overturning the previous Lahore High Court ruling. Musharraf was found guilty of high treason in December 2019 by a special court in Islamabad, marking the first time in Pakistan’s history that a military …

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Iran’s Supreme Leader Vows ‘Harsh Response’ to Deadly Attack During Soleimani Memorial

KERMAN, Iran – Nearly 100 people were killed and over 200 others were wounded in two explosions at a ceremony in the southeastern city of Kerman, Iran. The event was held to commemorate the death of top commander Qassem Soleimani, who was killed in 2020. The attacks took place along the road leading to Kerman’s Martyrs’ Cemetery, and while no one claimed responsibility for the blasts, Iranian officials have labeled it a “terrorist attack.” Iran’s …

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