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Good evening to you. Canada celebrates the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in honor of survivors and Indigenous children who never returned home after being forced into the residential school system, along with their families and children. communities. It was one of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s 94 Calls to Action. Residential school …

Scott Olson // Getty Images Arizonans refuse to show their papers: a major moment for civil rights in Arizona A land of contradictions from the start, America was founded by slave owners who spoke passionately and eloquently about liberty, liberty and justice for all. At first “everything” was limited to men of European descent who …

The list of 24 candidates to fill the two positions already open at the Supreme Court and the two positions to be filled soon was published on Thursday. The powerful Judge Selection Committee, chaired by Justice Minister Gideon Saar (New Hope), has been meeting since August and will replace four judges in this round and …

In El Salvador, the populist president, Nayib Bukele, is dismissing judges by the dozen, including the five members of the Constitutional Court. He says he’s trying to root out corruption. Critics fear he seeks to remove democratic constraints from his autocratic regime. But now that the highest courts are in the hands of President Bukele’s …

BOSTON (SHNS) – Gov. Charlie Baker on Wednesday offered to fill two vacancies on the bench, bringing in a former Suffolk County prosecutor and a Boston defense attorney for seats on the court bench in district. Zachary Hillman, who worked for more than eight years in the appeals unit under the direction of Suffolk County …

By email Re: Keeping a Path to Citizenship for Immigrant Communities in the Reconstructing Better Reconciliation Bill Dear President Biden, Vice President Harris, Majority Leader Schumer and President Pelosi, We, the undersigned 57 civil and human rights organizations, are writing to urge you to prioritize maintaining a path to citizenship for immigrants in the budget …

Adam Serwer has a smart play in the Atlantic this week, criticizing Supreme Court justices for refusing to disclose their ideological and political agendas. They want to put pressure on a radical, minority conservative agenda while demanding, he writes, “that the public acquiesces in their self-delusion that they are wise men who stand above the …

The Supreme Court opens its new term on Monday with six nominal conservatives appointed by Republican presidents. But the Conservatives have been shaken in their confidence that these six will win majorities on issues that matter deeply. This drop in confidence is accompanied by a serious argument within the conservative family about the nature of …

The Madras High Court on Wednesday upheld an order from the Indian Election Commission denying the attribution of the symbol “Television” to the political party Puthiya Thamilagam, led by Dr K Krishnasamy. The Election Commission had made it clear that if the requesting political party did not seek the required number of seats, “then said …

Stacker, provided by September 29, 2021 civil rights struggles that have taken place there, as well as those that continue to be fought. The following is a small fragment of their collective efforts. Using various sources, …”/> Juneteenth goes official: a major moment for civil rights in Texas A land of contradictions from the start, …