US President Joe Biden on Friday nominated federal appellate judge, Ketanji Brown Jackson, to become the first black woman to serve on the US Supreme Court, setting up a confirmation battle in the closely divided Senate.
A judge in Belfast on Friday suspended an order by Northern Ireland’s agriculture minister to halt border checks on goods from the rest of the U.K. that were imposed under the Brexit agreement stuck between the U.K. and the European Union.
A US federal judge in Texas on Friday blocked new applications to a program that protects immigrants who were brought to the United States as children from deportation, but said the hundreds of thousands of people already enrolled would not be affected until further court rulings.
Last week’s big literary event was not the publication of a new book, the million-pound signing of a celebrity author or the announcement of a prestigious prize. Instead, it was the unveiling of a cover: The jacket of the forthcoming novel by Sally Rooney.
A Supreme Court judge on Monday annulled the criminal convictions against Brazil's former president, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, restoring his political rights ahead of next year's presidential election.
A New York judge on Tuesday ordered US intelligence agencies to acknowledge they possess a tape recording of the 2018 murder of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi, in a ruling hailed by rights activists.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry handed over a letter to the Romanian ambassador in Tehran on Sunday calling on Bucharest to announce the cause of death of the Iranian fugitive judge Gholamreza Mansouri as soon as possible.