(RNS) — Jay Sekulow, a lawyer with an outsized reputation for First Amendment defenses, may have another high-profile slam-dunk on his hands.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s attorney general on Thursday formally charged Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a series of corruption cases, throwing the country’s paralyzed political system into further disarray.
ALIGARH, India (RNS) — Last year, the right-wing Hindu Mahasabha Party demanded the closure of all Muslim Sharia courts in India. When their petition was denied, the party set up its own unsanctioned courts across Uttar Pradesh, based on Hindu principles of justice.
(RNS) — Two graphic artists claim that the ruling means that Phoenix's anti-discrimination law "cannot compel us to imagine and create custom artwork that violates our beliefs." Actually, that's not the case.
(RNS) — The bill extends the debate over 'clergy-penitent privilege' provoked by similar provisions passed or considered in other states since at least 2002.
(RNS) — The traditional view has been that these nine jurists are insulated from pressure, but the response to a case of a Muslim denied the right to his imam at his execution may have proved the exception.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — A bruising fight over unproven allegations has ended with a court order that the bishop and his priests settle their differences face to face.
(RNS) Over a quarter century, his name was often synonymous with liberal advocacy for secularism in the public square.