The U.S. Supreme Court wraps up its term Monday. It will decide whether health insurance that for-profit employers offer workers must include birth control over the employer’s religious objections.
Although available in various designs and colors, the shape of a hookah’s water container is not copyrightable, according to a federal appeals court.
The Roberts Court wraps up its ninth term on June 30 and, as has become its tradition, the final day brings the most closely watched case of the entire term.
[JURIST] UN Special Rapporteurs on torture and the right to health, Juan Mendez and Anand Grover, on Wednesday urged [press release] the Knesset [official website], the Israeli Parliament, to withdraw proposed amendments to the Prisons Act which would allow the forced feeding and medical treatment of inmates currently participating in a hunger strike. A large number of Palestinian prisoners have been on hunger strike since April to protest mistreatment and the fact many of the prisoners have been detained without…
President Barack Obama exceeded his authority in appointing three National Labor Relations Board members during a brief Senate break in 2012, the Supreme Court ruled on Thursday, holding that presidents may only exercise their appointment powers during recesses of 10 or more days.