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The Maine Superior Court temporarily delayed on Wednesday a decision from the Maine Secretary of State Shanna Bellows to exclude Trump from the state’s primary election ballot. Judge Michaela Murphy remanded Trump’s appeal of Bellows’ decision pending a ruling from the US Supreme Court on the constitutionality of Trump’s removal from Colorado’s ballot. The court [...]

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Former President Donald Trump filed an appeal Wednesday asking the US Supreme Court to reverse the Colorado Supreme Court decision barring him from the state’s ballot. The original decision will now be on hold until the US Supreme Court rules on the appeal. The Colorado Supreme Court barred Trump from appearing on the state’s primary ballot [...]

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Maine Secretary of State Shenna Bellows disqualified former US President Donald Trump from the state’s 2024 presidential primary ballot on Thursday, citing Section 3 of the US Constitution’s Fourteenth Amendment. Maine is now the second state to remove Trump from the ballot, joining Colorado, which removed Trump from the ballot under the same constitutional provision [...]

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“For by wise counsel, thou shalt make thy war.” Proverbs 24:6 Though one might think otherwise, there is no Palestinian state at present, nor has there ever been such a state in the past. Still, once the current Gaza War comes to an end – and whatever the tangible correlates of any war termination agreements [...]

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JURIST Deputy Editorial Director William Hibbitts and US Bureau Chief JP Leskovich from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law contributed to this report. The Colorado Supreme Court held on Tuesday that former US President Donald Trump is disqualified from holding the office of the presidency and held that he can no longer appear on the state’s [...]

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The US Supreme Court agreed on Wednesday to hear a case that will determine whether January 6 Capitol Riot defendants can be charged with “obstructing an official proceeding” if their alleged actions do not relate to an investigation or evidence. In Fischer v. United States, the court will consider whether the federal indictment against Capitol Riot [...]

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The US House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to formalize an impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden. The vote passed along party lines, with all 221 Republican lawmakers voting in favor of the resolution and 212 Democratic lawmakers voting against. Former Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) previously opened an impeachment inquiry into Biden [...]

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