Supreme court

Highest court in a jurisdiction

The supreme court is the highest court within the hierarchy of courts in many legal jurisdictions. Other descriptions for such courts include court of last resort, apex court, and high court of appeal. Broadly speaking, the decisions of a supreme court are not subject to further review by any other court. Supreme courts typically function primarily as appellate courts, hearing appeals from decisions of lower trial courts, or from intermediate-level appellate courts.

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The Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday on whether to allow a question about citizenship on the 2020 census. The Trump administration says data will help..
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The former woman staffer of the Supreme Court, who made allegations of sexual harassment against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, expressed reservations on..
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Few issues divide the Supreme Court as much as business-labor disputes. On Wednesday, the justices showed just how deep those divisions can be.
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A three-judge special bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra said that disclosure of certain names and allegations in the affidavit filed by advocate Utsav Singh..
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The Supreme Court heard oral arguments Tuesday about the Trump administration's plan to add a question about citizenship on the upcoming census. CBS News chief..
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The Supreme Court is listening to arguments for and against adding a question of citizenship in time for the 2020 census. Critics argue it will prevent people..
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The U.S. Supreme Court will undertake one of the most controversial cases of its current term Tuesday when the High Court hears the Trump administration’s bid..
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Former Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi, appearing for Lekhi, had said that issuance of notice by the Supreme Court to Rahul Gandhi would make him personally..
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NAYPYITAW, Myanmar — Myanmar’s Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected the final appeal of two Reuters journalists and upheld seven-year prison sentences for their..
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A married gay man running for president, and that's not disqualifying? Six months ago, I’d have said, 'No way, no gay.' Mayor Pete changed my mind.
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Supreme Court gives no reason for rejecting final appeal of Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, upholds 7-year sentences
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Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have their seven year sentences upheld by the country's Supreme Court.
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Two Reuters reporters who have been imprisoned in Myanmar since December 12, 2017, had their final appeal rejected by Myanmar's Supreme Court on Tuesday,..
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The Supreme Court heard arguments in Food Marketing Institute v. Argus Leader Media in a case with implications for freedom of information.
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The Supreme Court agreed Monday to decide whether federal job discrimination laws apply to sexual orientation and gender identity.
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The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether U.S. law banning workplace discrimination on the basis of sex protects gay and transgender workers, as the..
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The justices must decide whether a law that forbids employment discrimination based on sex also bars discrimination based on sexual orientation or transgender..
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The EC said prima facie he has violated provisions of the model code of conduct, election law and a Supreme Court direction asking politicians not to mix..
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Myanmar's Supreme Court will rule on Tuesday on an appeal of two Reuters journalists imprisoned for breaking a colonial-era official secrets law, in a case that..
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A petition in the Supreme Court has sought a direction that misquoting judicial orders for electoral gains by candidates and political office bearers be declared..
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The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear a petition seeking permission for Muslim women to enter mosques to offer prayers. The SC told the counsel appearing..
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