Federal Court Rules Suspicionless Searches Of Travelers’ Phones And Laptops Unconstitutional

By Staff, Eff.org -

BOSTON—In a major victory for privacy rights at the border, a federal court in Boston ruled today that suspicionless searches of travelers’ electronic devices by federal agents at airports and [...]

UK High Court: Ban On Extinction Rebellion Protests Illegal

By Zoe Blackler, Rebellion.earth -

The High Court today ruled that the Metropolitan Police’s blanket ban on Extinction Rebellion protest during the October Rebellion was unlawful, in a landmark judgment that reasserts the [...]

Rex Tillerson Testifies At Climate Fraud Trial Against ExxonMobil

By Nicholas Kusnetz, Insideclimatenews.org -

Former ExxonMobil chief executive Rex Tillerson took the witness stand Wednesday in the company's climate fraud trial and gave the clearest defense yet for his former employer. Tillerson denied [...]

DC Court Of Appeals Requires Environmental Review For Implementation Of 5G

By Staff, Ehtrust.org -

A federal appeals court has vacated and remanded the “arbitrary and capricious” Federal Communications Commission’s decision to allow AT&T Inc., Verizon, and other wireless carriers, cell phone [...]

Assange In Court

By Staff, Craigmurray.org.uk -

UPDATE I have received scores of requests to republish and/or translate this article. It is absolutely free to use and reproduce and I should be delighted if everybody does; the world should know [...]

Courts Question Pipeline Builders’ Use Of Eminent Domain To Take Land

By Phil McKenna, Insideclimatenews.org -

A recent federal court ruling could give states more authority to oppose natural gas pipeline projects by limiting the controversial use of eminent domain—the mandatory sale of private or [...]

Federal Court Blocks South Dakota Laws Suppressing Pipeline Protests

By Staff, Aclu.org -

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A federal court today blocked enforcement of the unconstitutional provisions of several South Dakota laws, including the recently-enacted “Riot Boosting” Act, that threaten [...]

Climate Emitters Face Increasing Legal Risks

By Nikki Mandow, Newsroom.co.nz -

When, two weeks ago, a New Zealand environmental activist started court action against our top carbon emitters, Kiwi companies became just the latest to find themselves under fire for not doing [...]

Appeals Court Tells FBI To Destroy Memo On Anti-War Website

By Staff, Apnews.com -

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The FBI must destroy 15-year-old records of its investigation into the two co-founders of a San Francisco online anti-war website and the site’s activities, a federal appeals [...]

Washington Court Upholds Climate Necessity Defense

By Katherine Gorell, Cldc.org -

Today climate activists in the U.S. celebrate a crucial victory. Yesterday the Washington Supreme Court denied the State’s petition for review in environmental activist Ken Ward’s case and set a [...]

North Carolina Court Strikes Down State Legislative Map As Unconstitutional Gerrymander

By Joseph Ax, Reuters.com -

(Reuters) - A North Carolina court on Tuesday struck down the Republican-drawn state legislative map as an illegal partisan gerrymander and gave lawmakers two weeks to enact new district lines [...]

Advocates Will Mobilize To #ReclaimTheCourt On Kavanaugh’s Confirmation Anniversary

By Ally Boguhn, Rewire.news -

Exactly one year after Brett Kavanaugh was sworn in on the U.S. Supreme Court, the Women’s March, Demand Justice, and the Center for Popular Democracy Action plan to mobilize women, survivors, [...]

$10 Million Defamation Lawsuit Filed Against Rockwool, Allies

By Anne Meador, Dcmediagroup.us -

A civil complaint was filed yesterday in Circuit Court in Jefferson County, W.Va., alleging that Rockwool Group, one of its employees and former members of the local development authority [...]

Western Coal Takes Another Hit as Appeals Court Rules Against Export Terminal

By Phil McKenna, Insideclimatenews.org -

A Washington state appeals court has ruled against a company that wants to build the largest coal export terminal in the country on the Columbia River. The decision could be a fatal blow for a [...]

‘This Illegal And Dangerous Pipeline Must Be Shut Down’: Standing Rock Sioux Renew The Fight Against The DAPL

By Ruth Milka, Nationofchange.org -

The media may have forgotten the ferocious battle the Standing Rock water protectors fought against the Dakota Access Pipeline but that doesn’t mean that the fight is over. The Standing Rock [...]