India's Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the release of AG Perarivalan, who spent 31 years in jail in connection with the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.
An Indian court has upheld the ban imposed on wearing hijab to schools and colleges in the southern state of Karnataka. The court dismissed as many as five petitions filed by students against the ban.
Six justices voted in favour of reinstating the strict rule of in-person visits to obtain abortion pills.
Trump's nominee has been confirmed for a Supreme Court position.
Democratic opponents, led by Joe Biden, have demanded that Republicans back off on replacing Ginsburg, until after the November 3 election.
Chief Justice Abdulla Saeed and judge Ali Hameed were arrested by Yameen's government as crisis deepens.
A leading evangelical legal chief has called for gay judges to be banned from hearing cases relating to issues of religious freedom.
An island off the coast of Washington State, dubbed 'Paedophile Island', has become home to some of the most dangerous paedophiles and sex offenders in the US.
Four sitting judges of the Supreme Court in an unprecedented display of dissent against the Chief Justice of India.
The US Supreme Court ruled that the ban on seven countries can come into effect even as legal challenges continue through lower courts
Although the opposition called for calm, at least two people were killed in protests after the court upheld President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election in a repeat vote that the opposition boycotted.
On the 50th anniversary of the Abortion Act in the UK, women in Ireland are still struggling for the same freedom.
The Supreme Court says Saudi envoy Jarallah al-Malki cannot hide behind diplomatic immunity on claims by Cherrylyn Reyes who accuses him of making her work for 17 hours a day.
The girl from Indian financial hub Mumbai is 31 weeks pregnant and laws in the country do not allow termination after 20 weeks.
Leanne Prak stabbed Michael McEvoy through the heart with a kitchen knife.
Employment law expert Martin Chitty explains what the landmark decision means.
The Scottish government passed this measure five years ago, but the law has been challenged in courts ever since.
She is expected to be confirmed as president of the Supreme Court.
The ban will eventually end up in the Supreme Court in the autumn.
Judge: Akon Guode, who is from Sudan, was suffering from post-traumatic stress and showing signs of depression.
The statue was installed back in the premises of the country's top court, but its sculptor says it now has less visibility.
The travel ban was a revised version of an executive order that caused confusion.
Merrick Garland wiould be a surprise choice for many in Washington.
"It's a victory for my family," the Delhi gang rape victim's father said.
After 100 days in office, Trump has faced many obstacles as well as small successes.
The new measure comes amid a widespread ban on illegal cow slaughter and beef sales in many parts of the country.
For long, the lights have been used to zip through gridlocked traffic in India.
India's top court revives criminal conspiracy charges against senior leaders of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party.
Gorsuch, aged 49, could be on the court for decades.
Parents who whisk their children away during school terms deny them a proper education.