March 8, 2015
by Dominic Yobbi
An Indonesian court has scheduled an appeal by two Australian drug smugglers on death row for Thursday March 12th. Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan, the leaders of the "Bali Nine" drug smuggling organization, were granted the appeal despite President Joko Widodo's refusal to grant them clemency. ...[read more]
November 30, 2014
by Kimberly Bennett
A Cairo court on Saturday confirmed a decision dissolving the Islamist Istiqlal Party. The court also rejected an appeal of the decision. The case was brought before the court after former State Security Court judge Amr Abdel Raziq filed a lawsuit demanding the dissolution of the party, accusing ...[read more]
November 4, 2014
by Jacqueline Jones
The Supreme Court on Monday refused to rule on a challenge to New York City Administrative Code § 20-816, which requires non-profit crisis pregnancy centers to disclose whether they have a licensed medical provider on staff. The ordinance requires that pregnancy service centers make certain ...[read more]
August 15, 2014
by Bradley McAllister
The Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL) filed an appeal in federal court on Thursday to challenge a June ruling by the Trademark Trial and Appeals Board of the US Patent and Trademark Office that found the team name "Redskins" is "disparaging of Native Americans." The team ...[read more]
June 19, 2014
by Nicholas Tomsho
The US Patent and Trademark Office on Wednesday announced that it will cancel six trademark registrations belonging to National Football League team the Washington Redskins. Administrative trademark judge Karen Kuhlke found that the trademarks, which include the team's name, logo and the name of ...[read more]
February 4, 2013
by Sarah Posner
The Supreme Court of Georgia on Monday rejected claims by death row inmate Warren Lee Hill that the Board of Corrections violated the Georgia Administrative Procedure Act (APA) by not holding a public hearing before changing the state's lethal injection execution procedure. One of the APA's rule- ...[read more]
August 16, 2012
by Dan Taglioli
Ukraine's Supreme Administrative Court on Wednesday declined to overturn a lower court decision prohibiting former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko and former interior affairs minister Yuriy Lutsenko from running in the upcoming parliamentary elections. The court thus affirmed the August ...[read more]
July 23, 2012
by Dan Taglioli
The US International Trade Commission (USITC) on Friday upheld a ruling by its administrative law judge (ALJ) that Apple and Research in Motion (RIM) did not illegitimately use digital image preview technology patented by Eastman Kodak. Kodak had appealed earlier USITC rulings that neither Apple ...[read more]
May 7, 2012
by Rebecca DiLeonardo
The Israeli Supreme Court on Monday ruled against two Palestinian prisoners in their appeal seeking release from detention. Thaer Halahla and Bilal Diab have been placed in administrative detention, a legal method of incarcerating potentially dangerous individuals indefinitely without a trial. The ...[read more]
March 3, 2012
by David Mulock
JURIST Guest Columnist William Araiza of the Brooklyn Law School says that the Douglas case demonstrates that larger ideological issues can be at stake in seemingly minor and technical disputes, such as the Supremacy Clause and administrative agency appeal issues at hand in Douglas...Sometimes ...[read more]

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