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On Friday the United States and people who respect justice around the world lost a very special jurist, William Ramsey Clark (December 18, 1927 – April 9, 2021), a man unique among lawyers for his steadfast commitment to justice for all.  He served his country as the 66th Attorney General of the United States from [...]

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Dominion Voting Systems filed a defamation lawsuit in Delaware Superior Court against Fox News on Friday seeking damages for Fox’s claims that Dominion rigged the 2020 presidential election against President Donald Trump. The voting machine manufacturer is asking for more than $1 billion in damages, claiming that Fox’s on-air claims have greatly damaged their business [...]

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Technology company Smartmatic filed a $2.7 billion lawsuit against Fox News Thursday for broadcasting false claims about the 2020 presidential election. The 276-page complaint alleges that Fox News, following the lead of pro-Trump attorneys Rudy Giuliani and Sidney Powell, “joined the conspiracy to defame and disparage Smartmatic and its election technology and software.” The lawsuit [...]

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Americans were shocked by Wednesday’s storming of the US Capitol by the Proud Boys and other rightwing mobs and militia. International observers and some U.S. politicians began referring to the country as a “banana republic” – a derogatory statement referring to banana-producing countries in Central America with histories of unstable and corrupt governments. Latin Americans [...]

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Dominion Votings Systems filed a defamation lawsuit Friday against Donald Trump attorney Sidney Powell. The complaint alleges that Powell engaged in defamation with the statements she has made against Dominion in an attempt to throw out votes and hand the election to President Donald Trump. In their complaint, Dominion outlined the lies they claim Powell [...]

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A Venezuelan court Thursday convicted six American oil executives of wide-ranging corruption offenses. The six US nationals include the former president and former vice-presidents of Citgo refining company, a US-based subsidiary of Venezuela’s state oil corporation Petróleos de Venezuela SA (PDVSA). The offenses include criminal association, money laundering and willful embezzlement. Five of them were [...]

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The US Supreme Court on Monday heard oral arguments for both Niz-Chavez v. Barr and Brownback v. King, concerning serving notice and a judgment bar under the Federal Tort Claims Act, respectively. The issue on appeal in Niz-Chavez was whether, to serve notice in accordance with 8 USC § 1229(a) and trigger the stop-time rule, the government [...]

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