LEGAL NEWS & COMMENTARY

Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Monday urged the EU to press for human rights reforms in Central Asia during an upcoming meeting. Josep Borrell, High Representative of the EU, was set to have a virtual meeting with foreign ministers of five Central Asian countries—Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan—at the 16th EU-Central Asia Ministerial Meeting [...]

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Supreme Court Justice Alito gave a speech at the Federalist Society’s annual National Lawyers Convention on Thursday in which he declared that “religious liberty is fast becoming a disfavored right.” The theme of the convention was the ways in which the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting the rule of law, and Justice Alito said the pandemic [...]

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The US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit Friday denied a motion to separate Pennsylvania mail-in ballots received after 8 PM on Election Day. The decision affirmed a ruling from the US District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania and the validity of more than 9,300 mail-in ballots. The court based its decision [...]

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The Supreme Court of Kentucky ruled in favor of Governor Andy Beshear’s COVID-19 restrictions Thursday, reversing a lower court’s ruling for businesses that challenged the mandates. In late June, three business owners from northern Kentucky filed suit following Beshear’s state of emergency declaration in March. Following the statewide declaration, the state Cabinet for Health and [...]

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The Paris prosecutor’s office on Tuesday announced plans to advance the criminal investigation against the public officials responsible for France’s response to COVID-19. Initiated in June, the inquiry now seeks to identify and prove the nature of the offenses committed. The decisions made by these public officials are now being scrutinized for their effect on [...]

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Just three months ago, IT departments at companies across the world were focused on configuring networks, as well as installing equipment and software to make telecommuting work as efficient and safe (from a cybersecurity perspective) as possible. Now, as we enter the beginning phases of “return to work,” the focus must shift 180 degrees in [...]

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Yesterday, the CEOs of Amazon, Facebook, Google, and Apple testified before the House Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee in a hearing on “Online Platforms and Market Power.” As Congress takes up the question of market power in the tech sector, the time is ripe to consider the issue in our broader economy. For decades, corporations in a [...]

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