US top court to hear Wisconsin appeal in electoral map dispute

ReutersFILE PHOTO — The U.S. Supreme Court building is pictured in Washington, DC, U.S. on November 15, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File Photo. By Andrew Chung | WASHINGTON. WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to take up … ..

Morning briefing: Transgender Wisconsin student can use boys’ bathroom, federal court says

Madison.comTake a look at the stories from around our area and world that are making news today. Transgender Wisconsin student can use boys’ bathroom, federal court says: Pete Williams of NBC News writes: “A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that a transgender …Wisconsin transgender student wins appeal to use boys’ bathroom ..

Feds Ask Supreme Court To Allow Enforcement Of Trump’s Travel Ban While Court Considers Appeal

BuzzFeed NewsThe Justice Department asked the Supreme Court to resolve the question of whether President Trump’s executive order is allowed — and also whether the federal government can enforce the order until the justices resolve the case. Originally posted on ..

Wisconsin transgender student wins appeal to use boys’ bathroom

Daily BeastMILWAUKEE — A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday in favor of a transgender student who challenged a Wisconsin school district’s policy limiting his bathroom usage. In September, U.S. District Judge Pamela Pepper granted Ashton Whitaker, 17, a senior …Federal ruling makes it easier for Indiana transgender students to use bathroom ..

Supreme Court to hear potentially landmark case on partisan gerrymandering

Washington PostThe Supreme Court declared Monday that it will consider whether gerrymandered election maps favoring one political party over another violate the Constitution, a potentially fundamental change in the way American elections are conducted. The justices …Supreme Court to rule on how election districts are drawn ..

Trump administration seeks delay in Supreme Court travel ban appeal

PoliticoThe Trump administration will request more time to prepare its arguments for the Supreme Court to consider the president’s travel ban, according to a letter sent to the high court Tuesday. The Justice Department proposed a change to the expected DOJ seeks to argue 9th Circuit travel ban decision ..

Dutch court refuses to intervene in AkzoNobel, PPG dispute

Washington PostAMSTERDAM — An Amsterdam court has rejected a request by a group of AkzoNobel shareholders to order an extraordinary meeting of shareholders to discuss dismissing the paint and coatings company’s supervisory board chairman. Monday’s ruling by …Akzo Nobel wins court case against dissident shareholders ..

Dutch court refuses to intervene in AkzoNobel, PPG dispute

Washington PostAMSTERDAM — An Amsterdam court has rejected a request by a group of AkzoNobel shareholders to order an extraordinary meeting of shareholders to discuss dismissing the paint and coatings company’s supervisory board chairman. Monday’s ruling by …Akzo Nobel wins court case against dissident shareholders ..

Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Cellphone Tracking Case

New York TimesPeople using cellphones on a subway platform in New York. A new case concerns historical data held by cellphone companies that shows users’ movements over time and could, for instance, place them at the scene of a crime. Credit Hiroko Masuike/The …Supreme Court Accepts Major Cellphone Privacy Case ..