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Law360 (July 25, 2021, 4:24 p.m. EDT) – A stock broker wants the United States Supreme Court to reject the authority that the United States Securities and Exchange Commission used to obtain millions of dollars in fines for the the fight against money laundering neglected, but some observers see in it a great demand which …

This transcript was prepared by a transcription service. This version may not be in its final form and may be updated. Speaker 1: From the opinion pages of The Wall Street Journal, this is Potomac Watch. Kyle Peterson: Speaker Nancy Pelosi refuses to seat two Republicans on the Capitol riot inquiry committee, as President Biden’s …

By Lawrence Hurley | Reuters WASHINGTON – The state of Mississippi on Thursday urged the United States Supreme Court in a major case that will be argued during its next term to overturn the landmark 1973 ruling that recognized women have a constitutional right to have an abortion . Mississippi Attorney General Lynn Fitch, a …

People in Washington, D.C. gather for a candlelight vigil at Black Lives Matter Plaza on the 1-year anniversary of John Lewis’ death. (Bryan Olin Dozier/NurPhoto via AP) Subscribe to The Nation Subscribe now for as little as $2 a month! Thank you for signing up for The Nation’s weekly newsletter. Thank you for signing up. For …

A Texas federal judge on Friday ruled illegal the Obama-era Deferred Action Program for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) – which protects those who qualify for deportation and provides work authorization – preventing the Biden administration to accept new candidates. and putting the lives of hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants in limbo. In a 77-page opinion, …

On June 17, the Supreme Court once again issued a ruling protecting the Affordable Care Act from legal disappearance. As Justice Alito put it in his dissent, this was the third installment in an “epic Affordable Care Act trilogy”. But the ACA battle is not over. The trilogy will continue to add sequels. A 7-2 …

On Saturday I visited the FDR Presidential Library in Hyde Park, New York. I had already visited seven other presidential libraries. Bush 43, Clinton, Bush 41, Reagan, Carter, Ford and Johnson. (I wrote about my visit to the Clinton Library here). The FDR library was very impressive. Roosevelt faced so many things in four terms. …

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has temporarily blocked an order from a lower court that barred Republican lawmakers from hiring private attorneys before the next round of redistribution. The judges also agreed to hear a fast-track appeal of the decision of Dane County Circuit Court Judge Stephen Ehlke in April when he ruled that the legislature …

The right-wing majority in the United States Supreme Court once again undermined federal voting rights law. After clearing the section that required prior approval of state election laws to protect minority voting rights in Shelby v. Holder, the Republican-appointed judges have now castrated the safeguard clause, Section 2, which prohibits racial discrimination in electoral practices …

BERNE – The Republican Committee of Berne has nominated its candidates for this year’s elections, minus two municipal judges who declined the nomination. Outgoing judges Alan Zuk and Albert Raymond were appointed by the GOP after previously being appointed by the Democratic and Conservative parties. Zuk is a Democrat and Raymond is a Tory, according …