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A judge for the US District Court for the Southern District of Indiana granted a preliminary injunction Tuesday to stop the enforcement of a requirement that mail-in absentee ballots be received by noon on Election Day to be considered valid. The case was brought against Connie Lawson, Indiana’s Secretary of State, by Common Cause Indiana [...]

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A US House of Representatives subcommittee held a hearing Tuesday to examine the infiltration of law enforcement by white supremacist groups. Representatives from law enforcement, academics and activists gave testimony before the House Committee on Oversight and Reform’s Civil Rights and Civil Liberties subcommittee in a recorded two-hour remote hearing. Prior to the hearing, subcommittee [...]

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Recently, on 22 July 2020, there was an exchange of fire between Naxals and police at Korchi in Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra, which is referred to by Maoists as the ‘Liberated Zone’, drawing our attention once again to the insurgency brewing in Central and Eastern India since 1967. Naxalism, also branded as the People’s War, [...]

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Nationwide protests in response to the brutal murder of George Floyd have put a spotlight on the profound injustices of the criminal legal system. Much of the criticism has rightly focused on the abuses in policing and incarceration. But along with abusive policing, another urgent threat that impoverished communities face under this system is the [...]

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“Everything is very simple in war, but even the simplest thing is difficult.” – Karl von Clausewitz, On War There is palpable wisdom in Clausewitz’s classic observation about war. Where this wisdom is understood in terms of current United States national security challenges, one overarching extrapolation comes immediately to the fore: It would be trouble enough [...]

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A court in Lucknow, India, on Wednesday acquitted all 32 people, including former deputy prime minister Lal Krishna Advani, of conspiring to destroy a historic mosque in 1992. Twenty-eight years ago the Babri Masjid, a mosque in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, was razed to the ground by a vast crowd of Hindus who [...]

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The US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit ruled in favor of three Pueblo Indian tribes Tuesday in a water rights case. The decision is part of a nearly 40-year-old dispute over water rights in the Jemez River Basin in central New Mexico. The pueblos of Jemez, Santa Ana and Zia claim those rights, [...]

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The US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit upheld a federal court’s six-day deadline extension for Wisconsin absentee ballots Tuesday. The Seventh Circuit’s decision followed after Wisconsin Secretary of Elections Commission Marge Bostelmann, the Wisconsin State Legislature, Republican National Committee and the Republican Party of Wisconsin appealed the lower court’s extension. The appeals court [...]

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In a new report Wednesday from Techcrunch, lawyers applying to join the DC Bar revealed that the personal documents and data of thousands of DC Bar users were exposed in a security leak. The security gap was discovered on August 26 by an unknown whistleblower who attempted to contact both the DC Bar and multiple [...]

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