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Representative George Santos is the third member of the House of Representatives since the Civil War to be expelled and the first in United States history to be removed before being convicted by the Judiciary. It is significant to recognize that how it internally operates and disciplines its members, including expulsion, is beyond the general [...]

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In September 2023, the US Department of Labor (DOL) launched investigations into possible child labor violations by meat and chicken processors Perdue Farms and Tyson Foods. The investigation, which is to determine whether migrant children are working inside slaughterhouses owned by the poultry-processing giants, follows a New York Times magazine report of minors working at the facilities [...]

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India’s government on Friday invited feedback and comments on the Draft Broadcasting Services (Regulation) Bill, 2023, which was introduced on the same day to modernize the regulatory framework for broadcasting services, including Over-the-Top(OTT) content.  Releasing the draft bill, the Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur wrote: This pivotal legislation modernizes our broadcasting sector’s regulatory framework, [...]

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Mykyta Vorobiov is a political science student at Bard College, Berlin. He previously studied at Ukrainian Catholic University in Lviv, Ukraine, the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, the University of Tartu, and the University of Zagreb.  The EU Crisis Regulation is sometimes called the key element in finalizing the deal on the highly anticipated Migration [...]

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On Tuesday His Majesty King Charles III took part in The State Opening of Parliament,  a ceremonial event that marks the formal beginning of a new parliamentary session. It is a significant constitutional event in the United Kingdom, involving the monarch, Members of Parliament, and other dignitaries. During the State Opening, the reigning monarch delivers [...]

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US Representative George Santos (R-NY) pleaded not guilty Friday to 23 federal crimes contained in a superseding indictment. Santos was accused of nine counts of wire fraud, four counts of making false statements, three counts of unlawful money transfers amounting to over $10,000, two counts of falsifying records or documents, two counts of aggravated identity [...]

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A coalition of cannabis companies in Massachusetts filed a suit Thursday challenging the federal prohibition on marijuana as it applies to individual states. The suit, filed in a Massachusetts district court, names US Attorney General Merrick Garland as its sole defendant. The companies contend that the Controlled Substances Act (CSA), which prohibits the cultivation, manufacturing, [...]

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As regions of the world grapple with the devastating impacts of climate change, Kenya’s Climate Change Amendment Act stands as landmark legislation that shifts the trajectory of the nation’s commitment to climate justice. The amendment serves as a comprehensive and forward-looking response to the escalating climate crisis. The Act introduces innovative provisions aimed at aligning [...]

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A Delhi official approved the prosecution of Booker prize-winning author Arundhati Roy on Tuesday based on charges of sedition. Roy and her three co-defendants, Delhi University lecturer Syed Abdul Rahman Geelani, Kashmiri separatist leader Sayed Ali Shah Geelani and Central University of Kashmir law professor Sheikh Showkat Hussain, are accused of criticizing the Indian government’s [...]

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