John Paul Stevens evolved into Supreme Court's liberal lion

WASHINGTON (AP) — John Paul Stevens moved left as the Supreme Court shifted to the right during his nearly 35 years as a justice. That's how the bow-tie wearing Republican from the M...

Brazil gov't must reveal any inquiry into Glenn Greenwald

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Justice Minister Sergio Moro will have to answer questions about whether Brazilian authorities are investigating U.S. journalist Glenn Greenwald, whose online news site has publi...

Czech Republic denies China's request for Taiwanese telecom fraud suspects

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Czech Republic on Monday (July 15) rebuffed Beijing's request to extradite eight Taiwanese telecom fraud suspects on the grounds that they could face inhumane treatment...

Time for Taiwan to prioritize extradition agreements

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- The extradition of Taiwanese telecom fraud suspects has been back in the news recently and is something that the Taiwanese government needs to come to grips with. Only la...

Prosecutors slam Taiwan ex-President Ma Ying-jeou’s acquittal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taipei District Prosecutors Office on Friday (July 12) slammed the not-guilty verdict by the Taiwan High Court for ex-President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) in the case surround...

Ex-President Ma's conviction overturned with verdict of Taiwan's High Court

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former President Ma Ying-jeou has been formally acquitted of his previous conviction for leaking state secrets following a ruling of Taiwan’s High Court on Friday (J...

Immigrant appeals Nevada murder case to state Supreme Court

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Lawyers for a 20-year-old Salvadoran immigrant accused of killing four Nevadans are asking the state Supreme Court to overturn a judge's ruling upholding a grand jury's authority to ...

Taiwan High Court to announce final verdict in Ex-President Ma wiretapping case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan’s High Court will give a final verdict in a retrial on allegations that former president, Ma Ying-Jeou (馬英九), leaked confidential and sensitive information by orde...

Census has been subject of legal wrangling for decades

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Legal wrangling has surrounded the U.S. census count for decades, culminating in this year's fight over adding a citizenship question . Most challenges have cent...

Taiwan court confirms death sentence for arsonist who killed 6

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Supreme Court on Wednesday (July 10) confirmed the death penalty against a man who committed arson on Lunar New Year’s Eve, killing six people including both his...

Chinese social media app TikTok faces growing scrutiny in India

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In India, members of the public and their lawmakers have grown weary of the social media app TikTok, which has skyrocketed in popularity among young people across the coun...

Oceania Football warned of liquidation over unpaid invoices

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A New Zealand judge has ordered the Oceania Football Confederation to pay more than 400,000 New Zealand dollars ($264,000) to a contractor which worked on its controvers...

US high court urged to take up texting suicide appeal

BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for a woman who encouraged her boyfriend through text messages to take his own life have appealed her involuntary manslaughter conviction to the U.S. Supreme Court. ...

Heather Mills gets UK phone hacking apology, payout

LONDON (AP) — Heather Mills and her sister have received an apology and a settlement from the defunct News of the World tabloid over the hacking of their phones. Mills, the ex-wife o...

UK High Court finds Yaxley-Lennon in contempt

LONDON (AP) — Britain's High Court has found far-right activist Stephen Yaxley-Lennon of being in contempt of court for filming defendants in a criminal trial and broadcasting the footage on social me...