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​Supreme Court Hands Police More Power to Conduct Warrantless House Searches
Offbeat  (tags: Court, Crime, Law, Police, USA )

- 1971 days ago -
The US Supreme Court has ruled that police may search a home without obtaining a warrant despite the objection of one occupant if that occupant has been removed from the premises.
Nuclear Site Whistleblower Fired After Complaining About Safety Conditions
Offbeat  (tags: Court, Crime, Employment, Energy, Health, Nuclear, USA )

- 1978 days ago -
The termination of a safety manager from a Washington state nuclear facility this week marks the second time in four months that a whistleblower was fired from there after speaking out.
French Law Temporarily Bans GM-Maize Planting While Larger Ban Gains Steam
Offbeat  (tags: Court, France, Health, Information Technology, Law, Politics )

- 1979 days ago -
The French government issued a decree Monday forbidding farmers to plant genetically-modified maize in the immediate future while the government drafts a comprehensive law that will attempt to ban the practice nationwide.
'World's First' Farmer Trial Over GM Crop Contamination Begins in Australia
Offbeat  (tags: Australia, Conflict, Court, Ecology, Food, GMO, Health, Law, Monsanto )

- 1988 days ago -
A landmark legal battle between two farmers over alleged GM contamination has started in the Western Australian Supreme Court. The case is expected to determine GM farmers' liability if their crops affect neighboring territories.
Former Cop Indicted By Grand Jury in Shooting Death of Unarmed Man
Offbeat  (tags: Court, Crime, Law, Police, Scandal, USA, Violence )

- 2000 days ago -
A second grand jury has chosen to formally charge a Charlotte, North Carolina, police officer for killing an unarmed Florida A&M football player just one week after the first grand jury declined to indict him.
Cops Acquitted of Killing Homeless Man Could Face Federal Charges
Offbeat  (tags: Court, Crime, FBI, Law, Police, USA, Violence )

- 2014 days ago -
The two police officers acquitted of violently killing a homeless man in California still might face federal charges as the FBI prepares to reexamine the case.
Cellphone Video Gives Dog Burned Alive Her Day in Court
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, dogs, cell phone video, court )

- 3155 days ago -
In late August, two Detroit men, Kristian Dennard Jackson and Decarlos Lashawn Young, doused a pit bull with lighter fluid or gasoline and set her on fire. The young dog howled in agony and frantically ran around for about a minute before collapsing.
Tiger Lover Sues Katy for Wedding Roar
Offbeat  (tags: kate perry, russell brand, indian weeding, court, lawsuit, wildlife, endangered, threatened, wildife rules )

- 3191 days ago -
A Green activist and founder of an organisation to protect tigers has filed a case against celebrity couple Katy Perry and Russell Brand for flouting wildlife rules during their stay in a luxury resort near Rajasthan's Ranthambhore National Park, famous
Australia Says It Will Take Japan to Court Over Whaling
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, whaling, Japan, court, Australia )

- 3343 days ago -
Australia has announced it will take Japan to the International Court of Justice in a major escalation of its campaign to prevent whaling in the Antarctic Ocean.
Horse Trader Absconds From Court
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, court, horse trader )

- 3358 days ago -
An arrest warrant has been issued after horse trader James Gray absconded from court during his appeal at Aylesbury Crown Court.
Arguing With Tradition: The Language of Law in Hopi Tribal Court
Offbeat  (tags: Native American, law, court, culture, crime )

- 3372 days ago -
Arguing with Tradition is the first book to explore language and interaction within a contemporary Native American legal system. Grounded in Justin Richland's extensive field research on the Hopi Indian Nation
Service Dog Not Eligible for Food Stamps, Rules Pa. Court, Because It's 'Not Human'
Offbeat  (tags: disabled man, food stamps, faithfull friend, dog, refused, court, not human )

- 3393 days ago -
A disabled man's service dog is not eligible to receive food stamps, a three-judge court in Pennsylvania ruled today. Why not? Because the dog "is not human," reports For the past year, James Douris, a disabled 55-year-old veteran l
What's in Store for Aerosmith, Steven Tyler?
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, music, court, Aerosmith, management, arts )

- 3449 days ago -
The battle between Aerosmith's lead singer Steven Tyler and the band's management could soon end up in a very un-rock and roll place: Court.
Ex-Library Treasurer Pleads Not Guilty to Stealing $280,000
Offbeat  (tags: crime, money, embezzling, man, court, stolen )

- 3497 days ago -
Prosecutors still are looking into whether a former treasurer at the Erwin Library in Boonville may have stolen money
Necessity Defense' in Abortion Case Ruled Out
Offbeat  (tags: killing, doctor, defence, abortion, judge, court )

- 3499 days ago -
Judge rejects motion made by defendant in killing of Kan. doctor

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