All posts tagged "Supreme Court"

  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a rally at Truckee Meadows Community College on Monday, Feb. 15, 2016, in Reno, Nev. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
    Clinton: Obama likely to pressure GOP with high court pick

    ELKO, Nev. (AP) — Hillary Clinton predicted Monday that President Barack Obama will nominate someone who’s already been confirmed by the Senate to replace the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. The Democratic candidate for president said...

    • Posted February 16, 2016
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    Obama faces political puzzle in naming Scalia successor

    WASHINGTON (AP) — For most presidents, choosing a Supreme Court nominee is a puzzle. For President Barack Obama, the chance to pick a successor to Justice Antonin Scalia is more like a Gordian Knot. As the White...

    • Posted February 16, 2016
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  • Pop artist Lee Ha's poster of former president Chun Doo-hwan (Korea Times file)
    S. Korea convicts artist for satirical artwork of president

    By The Korea Times Seoul staff The Supreme Court upheld a lower court’s conviction of a pop artist charged with putting up satirical posters of former president Chun Doo-hwan. Lee Byung-ha, 47, known as Lee Ha, was...

    • Posted December 11, 2015
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  • Kim Han-sik, president of Chonghaejin, is escorted by helpers to hold a press conference at Incheon Port International Passenger Terminal in Incheon, South Korea.
(Photo: AP/Yonhap)
    Sewol operator chief gets 7-year jail term

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korea’s Supreme Court said Thursday it has upheld a seven-year jail sentence for the head of the sunken ferry Sewol operator for involuntary manslaughter in the deaths of more than 300 people. Kim...

    • Posted October 29, 2015
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  • Korean Chief Justice Yang Seung-tae greets U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. (Newsis)
    US Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg meets Korean chief justice

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Chief Justice Yang Seung-tae met with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Tuesday to discuss the promotion of human rights and minority rights protection, the South Korean court said. In the meeting held...

    • Posted August 5, 2015
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    Historic gay marriage ruling stirs emotion across US

    Some snapshots of Americans reacting to Friday’s Supreme Court ruling declaring that same-sex couples have a right to marry in all 50 states. ___ TEXAS Customers at a Dallas comic-book store were confronted by a sign Friday...

    • Posted June 26, 2015
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