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Lawyers for the challengers in Maryland’s new congressional districts asked a judge to declare the new map unconstitutional on the final day of a trial on Friday. This content was republished with permission from WTOP’s press partners at Maryland Matters. Sign up for Free Maryland Matters Email Subscription today. Lawyers for the challengers in Maryland’s …

SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the appointment of 17 Superior Court judges, including two in Fresno County; five in Los Angeles County; one in Merced County; three in Orange County; one in San Benito County; three in San Diego County; one in San Francisco County; and one in Ventura County. Fresno County Superior …

WASHINGTON, March 4 (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday reinstated the death sentence of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for his role in the 2013 bombing that killed three people and injured more than 260 others, ruling in favor of the federal government. In a 6-3 decision, judges sided with the Justice Department’s …

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) – Attorney General Jason Miyares’ office has until Friday afternoon to respond to a motion to dismiss the state’s challenge to a federal lawsuit seeking to force another round of elections at Virginia House in November. Attorney Paul Goldman, former chairman of the Democratic Party of Virginia, filed a motion Wednesday to …

Based on a statement by the Karnataka government that it does not interfere with uniform standards in minority private educational institutions, the Karnataka High Court on Tuesday ‘dismissed’ a petition filed by the Management Federation minority educational institutions in the state of Karnataka. The federation has applied to the High Court for instructions not to …

New Jersey Police Department calls for investigation after viral video The tactics used by the police to break up a fight between two teenagers lead to calls for an internal investigation. Staff Video, Story BRIDGEWATER – Civil rights activists held a press conference outside the Bridgewater Police Department on Saturday to call for action after …

Washington— A total of 80 unruly plane passengers have been referred to the FBI for possible criminal prosecution, the Federal Aviation Administration announced Wednesday, as onboard disruptions spiked sharply in 2021, many of which exceeded COVID mask requirements. -19. The US Department of Justice has pledged to take a hard line, and some airlines and …

An appeals court judge who is the daughter of Mexican immigrants was named by Governor Gavin Newsom on Tuesday as the first Latina to serve on the California Supreme Court. Judge Patricia Guerrero, 50, of San Diego, grew up in Imperial’s agricultural valley and has worked as a federal prosecutor, law firm partner, Superior Court …

WASHINGTON – The list of Republicans willing to back President Joe Biden’s next Supreme Court nominee “is longer than you might initially imagine,” the second-placed Senate Democrat teased to reporters recently. Illinois Senator Dick Durbin declined to name names. But clearly Sen. Lindsey Graham, RS.C., is near the top of the list. Graham, who has …

Bangalore, February 10 The Karnataka High Court, which heard the hijab dispute, ordered on Thursday that no religious symbols be allowed for students until its final order, ruling out the use of hijab and saffron shawls in schools. school and college premises. The interim order was issued by a three-judge bench consisting of Chief Justice …

By Richard Crump (February 9, 2022, 13:41 GMT) — Britain’s Attorney General on Wednesday appointed a former High Court judge to lead an investigation into the Serious Fraud Office’s handling of a corruption case after an appeals court overturned the conviction of an oil executive due to agency misconduct. Attorney General Suella Braverman, pictured in …

Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers informed about Texas’ most essential news. Texas cannot ban an engineering company from boycotting Israel under its contract with Houston City Hall, a federal judge has ruled. On Friday, U.S. District Judge Andrew S. Hanen failed to completely block a state law that bars …

Believing that the ERA has met all necessary constitutional requirements, supporters are demanding that American archivist David Ferriero, who is due to retire in April, publish the ERA as 28th Amendment to the Constitution as part of his ministerial duties. Ferriero has not publicly indicated that he plans to release the amendment, and the National …

“This outrageous misrepresentation of my record following the inadvertent omission of a word the other day, which I just provided to you, is deeply offensive,” the Kentucky Republican said Friday in Louisville. At his weekly policy press briefing on the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, McConnell was asked if voters of color would be hurt if …

Civil rights attorney S. Lee Merritt expected to cross paths with Republicans when he moved to Dallas in 2015. In a way, that’s why he came to Texas in the first place. “Where are you going if you want to change the face of civil rights in this country? Merritt asked during an interview with …

Copyright © 2022 Albuquerque Journal During his 47-year career as a New Mexico lawyer, former state lawmaker Victor Marshall called a state attorney general on alleged conflict of interest, filed a whistleblower complaint aimed at exposing state investment programs and advocated for legislative ethics and campaign reform. But his attempt to brand a respected pro …

In April 1993, then-President Bill Clinton, a former classmate of Ms. Guinier at Yale Law School, appointed her assistant attorney general for civil rights. Republican U.S. senators and conservative media figures, however, quickly objected to her nomination, and Clinton withdrew her nomination. “On April 30, a Wall Street Journal columnist coined the murderous epithet: Clinton’s …

Here are three things Joe Biden can do to save his train wreck from a presidency: 1. Obtain the retirement of 82-year-old US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer. 2. Appoint Vice President Kamala Harris to replace him. 3. Next, name Hillary Clinton, 74, to take Harris’ place. If Joe has gone too far to get …

An appeals court has ruled in favor of the Terrebonne parish government in its lawsuit against District Attorney Joe Waitz Jr. in a state agency investigation into possible environmental damage caused by oil companies. Governor John Bel Edwards, Attorney General Jeff Landry and several other parishes are suing energy companies that accuse the drilling of …

TALLAHASSEE – Almost a decade after concerns emerged over the placement of “medically fragile” children in nursing homes, a federal appeals court will not reconsider a ruling that allowed the US Department of Justice to take legal action against Florida. The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday declined to hear the case as …

The State Court of Appeals on Tuesday, December 21 overturned the previous criminal conviction of former Michigan State University women’s gymnastics coach Kathy Klages, who was convicted of lying to the FBI during his investigation into the Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal. John Manly, an attorney representing many of Nassar’s more than 300 victims, called …

San Diego will challenge a court order striking down a voter-approved voting measure that sought to ease building height restrictions in the Midway District – while simultaneously developing a back-up plan. Mayor Todd Gloria said on Friday he had asked staff to start preparing an environmental impact report that examines taller buildings in the 1,324-acre …

Fox News hosts Sean Hannity and Laura Ingraham vehemently defended themselves for texting Jan.6, urging Mark Meadows, the last White House chief of staff under Donald J. Trump, to persuade the president to the time to take action to stop the Attack on the Capitol. The texts brought to life something that was already no …

WASHINGTON – A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit brought by Donald J. Trump that sought to prevent Congress from obtaining his tax returns, ruling that the law gives the chairman of a House committee broad authority to ask for them despite Mr. Trump’s status as a former president. In a 45 page reviewDistrict …

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, deplored the intransigent positions taken by the majority and minorities in Parliament on issues of national interest. He said such intransigent positions did not bode well for the country’s democracy and could create space for an insurgency. “When the art of governance becomes too rigid and inflexible, it invites …

CHARLESTON – The first candidates for nomination for seats on the new West Virginia Intermediate Court of Appeals include former circuit judges, family court judges, prosecutors, public defenders, lawyers and even a disgraced former social security judge. Gov. Jim Justice’s Vacancies Advisory Board met behind closed doors on Thursday and Friday to consider 29 candidates …

By Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian Press December 10, 2021. Quebec Premier François Legault speaks at a press conference marking the end of the fall session on Friday, December 10, 2021 at his Quebec City office. Legault is flanked by Quebec Deputy Premier and Minister of Public Security Geneviève Guilbault, on the left, and Quebec Minister …

Parents who brought the lawsuit claim that the order “unlawfully forces parents … to choose between their child’s education and their child’s health and safety.” The parents claim the provision also violates two federal laws: the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Rehabilitation Act. In September, a federal district court judge ruled that South Carolina …

ANALYSIS OF THE ARGUMENTS By Amy Howe December 8, 2021 at 4:42 p.m. Michael Bindas advocates on behalf of parents who wish to send their children to religious schools. (Art link) The Supreme Court heard argument on Wednesday in a challenge to a Maine program that pays tuition fees for some students to attend a …

The Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice today announced that it has concluded an investigation into whether the state of Iowa is submitting residents of the Glenwood and Woodward Resource Centers, two institutions operated by the The state for people with intellectual / developmental disabilities (IDD) in Glenwood and Woodward, Iowa, respectively, …

By Christina Carrega, CNN Georgia’s struggling prison system agreed to pay $ 2.2 million to the family of a transgender woman, whose suicide threats were ignored and who was left hanged in her cell for several minutes before being sentenced to death. medical care, according to surveillance video and affidavits filed in a civil lawsuit. …

A former Iowa Workers Association administrative law judge who was put on paid leave pending investigation, then fired when it was discovered she had fraudulently included her 26-year-old daughter years in the insurance provided by his employer by distorting the failure of his civil status with his trial, according to a decision of the Eighth …

A New York City police department has been the subject of a federal civil rights investigation over concerns its officers may be involved in discriminatory police activity. The Justice Department has launched a federal investigation, the fourth this year, into the Mount Vernon Police Department over concerns of unconstitutional conduct. The habit or practice investigation …

3rd Circuit Chief Judge D. Brooks Smith, seen in his Duncansville office, turns 70 on Saturday, forcing him to step down as chief judge. Mirror photo by Patrick Waksmunski Former Blair County and U.S. District Judge D. Brooks Smith has stepped down as Chief Justice of the U.S. 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia. …

Sara Beth Myers, a former civil rights attorney and community advocate with a long history of public policy achievements and major court victories, announced her campaign for Davidson County District Attorney on Wednesday, December 1 2021. A new progressive challenger tossed his hat in the ring for the Nashville District Attorney’s race next year. Longtime …

Oregon’s 6th Congressional District, newly created earlier this year. By JULIA SHUMWAYFrom the chronicle of the capital of Oregon Oregon’s new legislative limits are set for the next 10 years after the Oregon Supreme Court on Monday rejected two challenges to maps approved by Legislative Democrats. The Supreme Court ruling means Democrats stand a good …

RALEIGH – State Comptroller Linda Combs is going to court to block a recent ruling in the long-running Leandro School funding case. Combs filed a motion Wednesday asking the North Carolina Court of Appeals to issue a “writ of prohibition.” The writ would block an order by retired Union County judge David Lee to have …

SALEM, Ore. (KTVZ) – It’s the holiday season, one of the busiest and hopefully most enjoyable times of the year! This is also the time to be especially careful with your money, as crooks are busy too, and the ongoing pandemic may give them additional opportunities to do their dirty work. With that in mind, …

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By Tierney Sneed, CNN More than a decade before he was handed the criminal contempt case against Steve bannon, Judge Carl Nichols was a leading Justice Department attorney deeply involved in defending sweeping arguments for protecting a former presidential adviser from congressional testimony. Nichols – who was appointed to the bench in 2019 by former …

ANALYSIS OF THE ARGUMENTS By Amy Howe November 8, 2021 at 19:42 Ahilan Arulanantham argues on behalf of three plaintiffs who allege religious discrimination in FBI v. Fazaga. (Art link) The Supreme Court heard oral argument on Monday at Federal Bureau of Investigation v. Fazaga, a lawsuit filed by three Muslim Americans alleging that the …

In summary It’s time for a Latina to share her life story, legal background, and personal journey in making important decisions in California. By Paul Barragan-Monge, Special at CalMatters Paul Barragan-Monge is the director of mobilization for the UCLA Latino Policy and Politics Initiative, a Latino-focused think tank. Gov. Gavin Newsom has a record of …

PHOENIX – The Arizona Supreme Court on Tuesday unanimously upheld a lower court ruling that found the Republican-controlled legislature violated the state’s constitution by including new laws banning school mask mandates and a series of other measures in unrelated budget bills. The state’s swift ruling came less than two hours after the seven judges heard …

A protester waves an abortion flag in front of the United States Supreme Court as judges hear a major abortion case over the legality of a Louisiana law supported by Republicans that places restrictions on physicians performing the abortion, at Capitol Hill in Washington, United States, March 4, 2020. Tom Brenner | Reuters Abortion and …

(JTA) – Senator Ted Cruz said during a Senate hearing with the United States Attorney General that protesters and civilians angry at local public policies have the right to make Nazi salutes in protest. “My God! A parent gave a Nazi salute in a school board because he thought the policies were oppressive,” said Cruz …

BEVERLY HILLS (CBSLA) – Prominent civil rights lawyer Benjamin Crump has called for an investigation of the Beverly Hills Police Department following a traffic check in August 2020. Crump represents Lakisha Swift and Joseph Nett, who believe they were racially profiled during a traffic stop last year. The couple claim they were pulled over for …

Fairfax County Police Department footage showing park police shooting McLean resident Bijan Ghaisar (via FCPD) A federal judge in Alexandria accepted legal arguments from two U.S. Parks Police officers after chasing a 25-year-old motorist in 2017 and shooting him in his jeep. On Friday, October 22, Judge Claude Hilton dismissed the criminal charges against the …

The Court of Appeal today issued an order quashing the case filed against High Court Judge Gihan Pilapitiya in the Nugegoda Magistrates’ Court on instructions from the Attorney General. The court also issued another order quashing the Attorney General’s decision to appoint High Court Judge Gihan Pilapitiya as a suspect in the case in question. …

Interviews with the 24 candidates for vacant Supreme Court positions were due to start on Sunday. The powerful Judge Selection Committee, chaired by Justice Minister Gideon Saar, has been meeting since August and will replace four judges in this round and two more by October 2023. By then, more than a third of the 15 …

The most recent, publicly announced investigation was launched in Texas, where five juvenile detention centers are being screened for systemic physical or sexual abuse of children. Kristen Clarke, civil rights chief for Biden, highlighted racial disparities in juvenile detention systems. “Nationally, black children are more than four times more likely to be incarcerated than white …

Court to enforce abortion restrictions he helped put into state law. The Republican was a state representative in 2018 when he co-sponsored a bill to ban most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy. Now, a legal battle over this law could reshape abortion access across the United States. (AP Photo / Rogelio V. Solis, File)” …

Four of the eight members of the United States Civil Rights Commission wrote a letter to U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland, berating him for his recent memo regarding parents protesting school boards. “We are writing to express our concerns about a recent memorandum issued by your office,” the four members wrote in the letter, questioning …

Late last month, the National School Boards Association, a group that has represented school boards since 1940, made an unusual request to the federal government. “Threats of violence and intimidation” against school officials were escalating across the country, the association said, and called on the Biden administration to investigate and investigate. use “existing laws, executive …

Concord, NH – Attorney General John M. Formella announces the opening of a Civil Rights Unit lawsuit against Kristina Graper, 51, of Dover, New Hampshire, for violating the New Hampshire Civil Rights Act Hampshire. The lawsuit, filed in Strafford County Superior Court, alleges that on May 10, 2021, Graper threatened a nine-year-old black child who …

Updated October 6, 2021 at 10:50 p.m. ET A federal judge has blocked enforcement of Texas’ controversial new abortion law, granting an emergency Department of Justice request. The ministry applied for the preliminary injunction just days after having sued Texas for its new abortion law. Known as SB 8, the law prohibits almost all abortions …

The fall session of the Supreme Court of Canada begins now. While the tribunal will primarily hear criminal law cases, in November it will consider three cases that may be of interest to business or organizations facing civil litigation: The Court will consider when an order in advance of costs can be made in Anderson …

Supreme Court opens new nine-month term on Monday Historic precedent to legalize abortion nationwide is under threat Another case could extend gun rights outside the home WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 (Reuters) – Just before midnight on Sept. 1, the debate over whether the conservative majority in the U.S. Supreme Court will dramatically change life in America …

Welcoming the new Indiana lawyers on Friday, Chief Justice Loretta Rush said the course represented a series of firsts for the state legal profession – they were the first to be admitted in a ceremony in person in two years and were the first to take the Bar Exam uniform. Remarks from judicial officials at …

The United States Supreme Court’s tenure that begins Monday is not just about abortion. It only looks that way. The explosive issue promised to be high on the agenda even before the court let Texas start banning abortion after six weeks pregnant a month ago. The court will consider a Mississippi case that could curtail …

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 …

As the wave of killings in the Arab-Israeli sector continues unabated, pressure increases on the police, prosecution and possibly even the Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) to tackle the problem more aggressively. . Two murders in recent days have brought the death toll in Arab communities for the year to 92, with more than three …

BOISE (AP) – Seniors’ advocacy group has filed civil rights lawsuit against Idaho over state guidelines on “standards of care in crises” for hospitals overwhelmed with patients in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic. The Justice in Aging group on Tuesday asked the US Department of Health and Human Services to investigate Idaho’s healthcare rationing …

New York City faced mounting pressure on Friday to resolve its spiraling prison crisis, with members of Congress calling for a federal civil rights inquiry and a court-appointed observer lambasting the city for a leadership failure amid staggering violence, self-harm and the deaths this year of at least 12 inmates. US District Judge Laura Swain, …

Political opportunities abound for the deposed Republican Party to regain its majority in Congress next year. History tells us that next year’s midterm elections will likely punish the party in charge. In 1994, President Bill Clinton’s party lost 54 seats in the first midterm elections. In 2010, Democrats under President Barack Obama lost more than …

Jacob Brown, 31, a former Louisiana State Police Soldier, was indicted today by a federal grand jury in Shreveport, Louisiana, for using excessive force against an arrested person. The indictment charges Brown with one count of deprivation of rights under cover of the law. Specifically, the indictment alleges that on May 30, 2019, Brown assaulted …

The Hope Medical Group for Women abortion clinic in Shreveport, Louisiana. Louisiana abortion clinics are struggling to cope with an influx of patients crossing the border following a controversial new abortion ban in Texas. Texas law, called SB 8, is the most extreme abortion ban to come into effect in the United States since the …

Louisiana abortion clinics are struggling to cope with an influx of patients crossing the border following a controversial new abortion ban in Texas. Texas law, called SB 8, is the most extreme abortion ban to come into effect in the United States since the passage of Roe vs. Wade nearly 50 years ago, and that …

WASHINGTON – The Justice Department urged the Supreme Court on Monday to reaffirm Roe v. Wade when she hears a case challenging Mississippi’s restrictive abortion law later this year, arguing that any further ruling would uphold a law unconstitutional and undermine a doctrine that empowers the Supreme Court. Legal precedents. The department has also requested …

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) – The State Department of Justice is investigating the Kern County government into allegations of discrimination and civil rights violations in contracts and employment, the investigation may be linked to a controversial decision of the Supervisory Board a year ago. 17 News obtained an internal memo from Kern County sent to all …

(CNN) – The Supreme Court will hear a case over an abortion law in Mississippi on Dec. 1, the court said on Monday, registering one of the most important cases of the period in which judges are asked to overturn Roe v. Wade. Mississippi’s Gestational Age Act, passed in 2018 but blocked by two federal …

WASHINGTON – The Department of Justice will review how it enforces bans on racial discrimination by law enforcement agencies that receive federal funding, according to a ministry note, a move that could expand the efforts of the Biden administration to combat systemic racism in police services, prisons and the courts. While the review relates to …

After the Supreme Court refused to stop Texas’ new anti-abortion law, also known as Senate Bill 8, lawmakers across the country quickly reacted to legislation that not only criminalizes it. abortion basically after six weeks, but allows anyone to sue someone. they believe he aided or encouraged an abortion. Texas Signal spoke to one of …

Legal arguments and procedural tools, such as nationwide injunctions by friendly judges, which have been emphatically criticized by many conservatives when used against Trump’s policies are adopted and used by law in lawsuits that seek to block the actions of the executive branch of President Joe Biden. In the way it handled the legal dispute, …

WASHINGTON – House Democrats on Tuesday passed legislation that would strengthen a landmark civil rights-era voting law weakened by the Supreme Court over the past decade, a step party leaders are touting as a step forward in their quest to fight advanced voting restrictions in Republican-ruled states. The bill, which is part of a larger …

By Brian Slodysko | Associated Press WASHINGTON – House Democrats on Tuesday passed legislation that would strengthen a landmark civil rights-era voting law weakened by the Supreme Court over the past decade, a step party leaders are touting as a step forward in their quest to fight advanced voting restrictions in Republican-ruled states. The bill, …

Judge Karen Fort Hood â–º Update: Public viewing is Tuesday, August 24, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Swanson Funeral Home, 14751 W. McNichols St. Interment in Elwood Cemetery follows private funeral. Detroit Judge Karen Fort Hood, who became the first black woman to chair the Michigan Judicial Tenure Commission, died Sunday from a …

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Note: See the Spanish translation of this press release here. LOS ANGELES – The Department of Justice announced today that it has reached an agreement to resolve a lawsuit alleging that Filomeno Hernandez, a property manager of residential apartment buildings near MacArthur Park in Los Angeles, violated the law federal law on fair housing by …

The Florida legislature knew its limit of $ 3,000 on campaign contributions for citizen-run amendments was unconstitutional. But lawmakers adopted it anyway. Governor Ron DeSantis knew it was unconstitutional. But he signed it anyway. Attorney General Ashley Moody knew it was unconstitutional. But she still defended him. Everyone knew that targeting a specific type of …

A man from Hopkinton was charged in a July accident that killed a well-known Rhode Island civil rights lawyer and injured his wife, Richmond Police said. Rosheed F. Faison, 40, of 78 Spring Street, was arraigned Thursday on charges of endangered driving, resulting death and endangered driving, resulting bodily harm, both crimes, Richmond police said …

Protesters marked the ground in front of Wauwatosa Town Hall with chalk displaying a variety of messages. (Photo | Isiah Holmes) Growing concerns about the tactics used by the Wauwatosa Police Department (WPD) during the 2020 protests have reached senior Wisconsin government officials. On Wednesday, MP Gwen Moore and Senator Tammy Baldwin called for a …

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 …

EASTON – Dozens of civil rights activists, African American leaders and passionate individuals joined the Summer’s Freedom Bus Ride on Monday to highlight historic and contemporary racism and concerns about policing on the East Coast. Inspired by the journeys of the Freedom Riders during the civil rights movement in the 1960s, the bus made stops …

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, …

By Phoebe Petrovic, Mario Koran, Jack Kelly and Madeline Fuerstenberg Wisconsin Watch and WPR Chris Kartsounes had heard enough of Outagamie County Circuit Judge Vincent Biskupic’s demands. In May 2017, at his sixth hearing after having already been sentenced — when a case would normally be over — Kartsounes lost his cool. “I’m tired of …

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 …

By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services PHOENIX – A federal judge has rejected an offer from Attorney General Mark Brnovich to force the federal government to take over and deport more people who are here illegally and to do so faster. In a 21-page opinion, U.S. District Court Judge Susan Bolton agreed with Brnovich that …

As rulings have been handed down over the past month, some Supreme Court observers have concluded that the dreaded Trump-weighted hyper-conservative tribunal is proving to be a kinder, gentler center-right body instead. Do not believe it. Where some saw hints of moderation in the initial rulings of this term, closer examination shows a basis for …

Oumar Jibia Posted July 5, 2021 On Thursday, June 24, 2021, I came across a viral video from Zamfara State. In the four-minute clip, a notorious bandit leader could be seen boastfully confessing to senior security officials about the atrocities he has committed against the Nigerian state and its people. The man, popularly known as …

Big business today is using advertisements to sell more than just products. Are consumers buying it? A few weeks ago, I came across an ad printed on the back of a magazine about the Lucerne Music Festival, featuring the image of a very large ear with a hearing aid cleverly layered over a brass instrument. …

CNN Editorial Research Here is an overview of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Considered the most important national civil rights legislation since the Reconstruction (1865-1877), it prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. As a result of this law, US President Lyndon B. Johnson signed landmark …

Naomi Williams and D’Emanuel Grosse Sr taste the sweet potato pie at a Juneteenth celebration in Richmond, California on June 19, 2004. | David Paul Morris/Getty Images Happy Saturday and, more importantly, Happy Juneteenth, y’all! For 156 years, June 19th has been celebrated by millions of Black folks in the U.S. to mark the real …

An attorney for the American-Statesman, arguing in a state appeals court, insisted the newspaper has the right to see the disciplinary records of University of Texas students accused of sex offenses . The Statesman requested the information two years ago as part of a larger USA Today Network investigation into sexual offenses by college athletes, …