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Stay Of Execution Denied For Texas Inmate

AFRICANGLOBE - A federal appeals court on Tuesday turned down a request for a stay of execution from a Texas inmate hours before he was scheduled to die.

Judge Ends Katrina Flooding Lawsuits Against Feds

AFRICANGLOBE - Dozens of lawsuits seeking damages from the federal government for Hurricane Katrina-related levee failures and flooding in the New Orleans area are over. U.S. District Judge Stanwood Duval Jr. has dismissed the cases. The move comes more than a year after a federal appeals court overturned his ruling that held the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers liable for flooding caused by lax maintenance of a shipping channel.

Court Blocks Ruling On NYPD Stop-and-Frisk Policy

AFRICANGLOBE - A federal appeals court on Thursday blocked a judge's order requiring changes to the New York Police Department's stop-and-frisk program and removed the judge from the case. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said the decisions of Judge Shira Scheindlin will be stayed pending the outcome of an appeal by the city.

Federal Court Rules Georgia Can Execute Warren Lee Hill, Despite Mental...

AFRICANGLOBE - The legal odyssey of Georgia death row inmate Warren Lee Hill may have moved closer to his execution, as a federal appeals court today denied his petition for the court to consider new evidence

Federal Court Strikes Down Michigan Vote Against Affirmative Action

AFRICANGLOBE - In the latest skirmish in one of the most contentious issues of our time, a federal appeals court in Michigan ruled that...