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The US House of Representatives Friday commemorated the January 6, 2021, attack on the US Capitol with a moment of silence on its second anniversary. The ceremony drew mostly Democratic lawmakers, and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) appeared to be the only Republican in attendance. The ceremony was led by House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), former House [...]

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David Wayne DePape, the man accused of breaking into the San Francisco home of US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi and assaulting her 82-year-old husband Paul, Wednesday pleaded not guilty to six state criminal charges and denied all the allegations. David DePape is charged with attempted murder, first-degree residential burglary, elder abuse, assault with [...]

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Human Rights Watch (HRW) Saturday warned of the potential impact on free speech and human rights following Elon Musk’s acquisition of Twitter, calling the developments “concerning at least, and in some cases outright alarming.” HRW Director for Business and Human Rights Arvind Ganesan called attention to updates that Musk has already brought to Twitter, including [...]

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David DePape Tuesday pleaded not guilty to state charges brought against him for allegedly attacking Paul Pelosi, US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband. DePape is charged with attempted murder, burglary, elder abuse, assault with a deadly weapon, false imprisonment of an elder, and threatening a public official. On October 28, DePape allegedly broke into the [...]

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The US Department of Justice (DOJ) Monday charged Californian David Wayne DePape with federal assault and kidnapping for allegedly attacking Paul Pelosi, US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband. Depape was arrested on Friday. The DOJ’s criminal complaint details that San Francisco Dispatch received a 911 call from Mr. Pelosi who stated a male named David, [...]

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The United States Capitol Police (USCP), FBI, and San Francisco Police are jointly investigating a Friday break-in at the home of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi. Early Friday an intruder broke into US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s home in San Francisco. The intruder attacked Pelosi’s husband, Paul Pelosi, with a hammer, [...]

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The US House Select Committee on the January 6 Attack on the Capitol Thursday held its first hearing since July and voted to subpoena former President Donald Trump to sit for testimony and produce documents. The committee recognized that issuing a subpoena to a former president of the US is an extraordinary step. Members believe [...]

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Indian law students are reporting for JURIST on law-related national and international developments in and affecting India. Here Apoorv Vats, a second-year student at NALSAR University of Law, files from Hyderabad on the latest disengagement of Indian and Chinese forces from a border position in contention since 2020. Last Tuesday, September 13th, India and China [...]

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US Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina Tuesday introduced the Protecting Pain-Capable Unborn Children from Late-Term Abortions Act. If enacted, the act would ban abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy at the federal level. Under the proposed legislation, physicians would be required to perform any medical examinations and tests that a reasonable and prudent physician [...]

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