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New Jersey District Judge Esther Salas called for better protection of the privacy and safety of judges in a video statement released Monday describing the tragic killing of her son, who died protecting his parents from a gunman who was targeting Salas. The shooting happened on Sunday, July 19, while Salas and her son Daniel [...]

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Poland’s Supreme Court Monday approved the results of last month’s presidential election, allowing conservative incumbent President Andrzej Duda to continue his presidency, but also recognizing that there had been dozens of irregularities in the election process. The election had been hotly contested with Duda’s populist right-wing Law and Justice (PiS) party narrowly winning a majority [...]

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German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has announced that Germany will be suspending an extradition agreement it had made with Hong Kong due to Hong Kong’s decision to disqualify elective candidates and postpone its 2020 Legislative Council General Election for a year. Maas announced the suspension Friday, the same day that Hong Kong postponed its 2020 [...]

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The US Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has overturned a decision that would have required the federal government to return more than $479 million to six states that argued that the federal government had illegally collected a fee from them under the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”). Texas, Kansas, Louisiana, Indiana, Wisconsin, and Nebraska challenged the [...]

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The Phnom Penh Municipal Court in Cambodia charged union leader Rong Chhun with incitement on Friday after Chhun allegedly falsely claimed that the government had ceded land to neighboring Vietnam. Chhun, the president of the Cambodian Confederation of Unions, was arrested last week after allegedly falsely claiming on July 20 that land had been ceded [...]

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In an interview on Fox News’ “Sunday Morning Futures,” US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said  that President Donald Trump would take action in the coming days on Chinese software companies doing business in the United States, citing national security risks and the privacy of Americans. Pompeo said Chinese software companies such as TikTok and [...]

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The US Judicial Conference Committee on Codes of Conduct announced Thursday that it has withdrawn proposed ethical guidance aimed at limiting the ability of judges to join groups in the US legal community deemed to be ideologically-oriented. The proposed guidance was first released in January and opened to comment by current judges. The guidance was [...]

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The Law School Admissions Council (LSAC), the company that administers the Law School Admission Test (LSAT), has announced that it has lost the test scores of 140 test takers due to a computer error. According to a statement made to Reuters Thursday by LSAC spokesperson Melissa Harris Thirsk, an issue occurred with the online submissions [...]

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The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has dismissed a challenge to Governor Tom Wolf’s statewide moratorium on foreclosures and evictions. The decision issued Friday leaves in place an order that protects renters from losing their homes for failing to pay rent during the pandemic. The state Supreme Court dismissed the case per curiam, with only Justice Wecht [...]

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A Holocaust survivor in the Netherlands has filed legal claims with Germany and its national railway company demanding compensation from the company for its role in the Holocaust. Salo Muller, now 84 years old, was a child when his parents were murdered at the Auschwitz concentration camp. Muller is seeking compensation that includes 16 million [...]

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