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Malaysia's top court hears contempt bid against news portal

Malaysia's top court on Monday heard a rare contempt charge by the attorney general against a popular online news portal for publishing readers' comments that criticized the judiciary, a move slammed ... read more

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Editorial: Roger Stone’s commutation shows utter contempt for rule of law

The upshot could be neither clearer nor more unseemly. Roger Stone broke the law to save President Trump’s skin, so Trump acted to save his, appearances be damned. read more

Malaysian court hears contempt case against news portal amid media crackdown

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - A Malaysian court heard on Monday a contempt case brought by the government against independent news portal Malaysiakini and its editor-in-chief over readers' comments posted ... read more

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Malaysian News Site Faces Contempt of Court Case

A Malaysian news site's chief editor was taken to court for alleged contempt Monday over readers' comments on the portal, with his lawyer warning the case could have a "chilling effect." ... read more

Criminal Contempt Charges In Donziger Case Are Excessive

As retired federal district trial judges, we are deeply troubled by the latest twist in this case: highly unusual criminal contempt charges brought against Donziger by a federal trial judge in the U.S ... read more

Judge orders Franks to pay attorney's fees, reduces sanctions tied to contempt finding

McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Franks has two weeks to deposit $2,100 with the county's circuit clerk's office in connection with a judge's May ruling finding Franks in indirect civil contempt. read more

Mom found in contempt for not following custody ruling due to COVID-19 concerns

When the children's father, who lives in Sioux City, traveled to Louisiana to pick them up children after their school year ended, their mother did not show up with them. read more

House Dems propose strengthening Congress’ contempt power to break administration stonewalls

Ted Lieu (D-Calif.), and five other members of the House Judiciary Committee, unveiled a rule change Monday to formalize and expand Congress' power of "inherent contempt" — its authority to ... read more

Judge says Peter Dutton could be found in contempt if he defies orders in immigration case

Photograph: Mick Tsikas/AAP A federal court judge has said he is open to finding Peter Dutton in contempt, the penalties for which could include jail, if the home affairs minister continues to ... read more

WFAN’s Mike Francesa: ’Contempt, greed and selfishness’ by MLB owners, players poison restart talks

The players’ union rejected the owners most recent offer on Saturday. Per ESPN, the deal called for “72 games with 70% of their full prorated pay guaranteed and up to 83% following the ... read more

Don't abuse contempt proceedings to silence media freedom: Judge

Judicial power must not be abused via invocation of contempt proceedings against critics and the press as independent media helps safeguard accountability, transparency and good governance of the ... read more

Stone Commutation Shows Utter Contempt for Rule of Law

The upshot could be neither clearer nor more unseemly. Roger Stone broke the law to save President Trump's skin, so Trump acted to save his, appearances be damned. read more

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