European Court of Justice rules Britain free to revoke Brexit unilaterally

The UK is free to unilaterally revoke a notification to depart from the EU, the European Court has ruled. The judicial body said this could be done without changing the terms of London’s membership in the bloc. The European Court of Justice (ECJ) opined in a document issued on Monday that Britain can reverse Article […]

Badboy Russian internationals to spend CHRISTMAS in jail as court extends remand until New Year

Zenit St. Petersburg striker Aleksandr Kokorin and Krasnodar midfielder Pavel Mamaev will spend Christmas in prison after being remanded in custody to await trial on charges of assault, which occurred after a night spent drinking. The pair were detained in October over an alleged drunken attack on a civil servant in a Moscow cafe, and […]

A 69-year-old Dutch man just tried to legally subtract 20 years from his age — but the court said no way

Courtesy of Emile Ratelband Emile Ratelband just asked a Dutch court to let him shave 20 years off his legal age.  Ratelband argued that he should be able to have an age that’s as young as he feels. But he doesn’t think the privilege should extend to people who feel older than their age. The […]

Canadian Supreme Court orders Vice Media to hand over materials related to suspected ISIS fighter

Canada’s Supreme Court has ordered a Vice Media reporter to hand over material gathered on an accused terrorist, raising questions about the rights of journalists. The outlet called the ruling a “dark day for press freedom.” In a unanimous 9-0 ruling on Friday, the court ordered that reporter Ben Makuch must hand over his materials […]

McGregor settles out of court with security guard who wanted $95K after being ‘hit by drinks cans’

MMA star Conor McGregor has agreed an out-of-court settlement after a Las Vegas security guard filed a $ 95,000 lawsuit against him for allegedly being hit by energy drinks cans at a UFC press conference in August 2016. MGM Grand security guard William Pegg filed the lawsuit after being caught in the melee at the […]

Supreme Court hears arguments in Apple App Store price fixing suit

Apple now has its last chance to fend off a lawsuit accusing it of price fixing on the App Store. The US Supreme Court is hearing arguments from Apple on November 26th as the company rejects claims that it uses its absolute control of iOS app downloads to keep prices high and take a 30 […]

Challenge to EPA’s fuel economy rollback can move ahead, court says

(credit: Getty Images) Earlier this week, the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ruled that it wouldn’t immediately dismiss a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that was brought by a handful of states and green groups over the EPA’s vehicle fuel economy rollback. In April, the EPA’s former Administrator Scott […]

Charter cable doesn’t have 1st Amendment right to discriminate, court rules

Enlarge / Entertainment Studios Networks founder Byron Allen at Universal Studios Hollywood on April 26, 2018, in Universal City, California. (credit: Getty Images | Noel Vasquez ) A US appeals court ruling today said that cable companies do not have a First Amendment right to discriminate against minority-run TV channels. Charter, the second-largest US cable […]

Supreme court won’t hear appeal over Obama-era net neutrality rules

Net neutrality just secured a court victory… unfortunately, it won’t make much of a difference in the near future. The US Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal of a 2016 DC court ruling that upheld the FCC’s Obama-era net neutrality rules, leaving the earlier decision intact. The brief notice didn’t explain why the […]