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Judge Emmet Sullivan of the US District Court for the District of Columbia entered an order Tuesday allowing “amicus curiae,” of “friend of the court” briefs on how to handle the Department of Justice (DOJ) decision to drop its case against Michael Flynn, a former national security advisor to President Donald Trump. Sullivan also appointed [...]

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The US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit on Tuesday reversed and remanded a decision by the State Department rejecting an intersex passport application. The State Department has historically applied a binary approach to identifying passport applicants based on their sex. In getting approved for a passport, everyone must be classified as either male [...]

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In a study released MONDAY by the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) and some of its partners, experts showed that gender-related violence has risen while and access to family planning has decreased. This study found that nearly 50 million women across 114 countries are projected to be without access to modern contraceptives if the COVID-19 shutdown [...]

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In a case against the Democratic National Committee, Arizona’s Attorney General Mark Brnovich requested on Monday that the US Supreme Court overrule the Ninth Circuit’s holding that invalidated several of the state’s voting laws. The Ninth Circuit struck down the out-of-precinct policy followed by Arizona as well as its House Bill 2023 for violating Section [...]

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The US Supreme Court on Monday requested briefings from attorneys working two separate cases regarding efforts to secure President Donald Trump’s tax records. The court asked for briefings explaining whether the cases raise the political question doctrine, which states that courts should not hear cases that are political problems. Based on temporary stays from the [...]

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The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled Tuesday that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) should take into account pulp mill toxins such as mercury, dioxin and more in setting emissions standards. The lawsuit between the Louisiana Environmental Action Network and the EPA was hinged primarily on whether it was “necessary” [...]

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The state of Missouri filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against the Chinese government and its top institutions, including the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the Ministry of Emergency Management and the People’s Government of Wuhan City, over their role in the outbreak of the novel coronavirus. The lawsuit states that Missouri is seeking recovery for “the [...]

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In a 2-1 decision delivered Tuesday, the US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit denied a writ of mandamus from Courtney Wild, one of the survivors of Jeffrey Epstein’s sex trafficking and child abuse. Wild submitted her petition arguing that the negotiations of federal prosecutors to enter a non-prosecution agreement (NPA) with Epstein in [...]

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