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Texas judge Karin Crump of the Travis County District Court issued a temporary injunction on Monday that preventing Texas Right to Life from enforcing the new six-week abortion ban against Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas. The injunction prevents any action from being taken against Planned Parenthood pursuant to Senate Bill 8 (SB8) until a final judgment [...]

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The US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit issued an opinion on Wednesday setting aside the District Court for the Southern District of Indiana’s ruling that several Indiana abortion restrictions from Indiana Code Section 16-34-2-1 were unconstitutional. The abortion restrictions were part of a revision to the Indiana code made in July 2021. The Court [...]

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Syrian refugees who returned to Syria after seeking refuge in another country have been tortured, raped and taken away by Syrian security forces, according to a report published on Tuesday by Amnesty International, The report, titled “You’re Going to Your Death,” documents 24 instances of violence or arbitrary detention against Syrian refugees who returned to [...]

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The Karkardooma District Court in East Delhi Sunday stated that the investigation standard for the northeast Delhi communal riots in February 2020 was “very poor.” The riots followed violent protests in the country against the Citizenship Amendment Act 2019 (CAA). Judge Vinod Yadav made this statement during a hearing for Ashraf Ali, who was accused of [...]

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The US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit on Tuesday affirmed a lower court ruling that a 2017 phone call between former president Donald Trump and then National Security Agency (NSA) Director, Admiral Michael Rogers, would remain privileged due to a lack of a binding “misconduct exception” to a Freedom of Information Act exemption [...]

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UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said Tuesday that she has received credible reports of human rights violations in several areas of Afghanistan under effective Taliban control, including summary executions, recruitment of child soldiers, and repression of women’s rights. Bachelet raised concerns for journalists, minorities, and civil society leaders now living under Taliban [...]

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The US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit ruled Friday that in order to detain non-citizen immigrants under the statute for apprehension and detention of non-citizen immigrants, “due process requires the government to either (1) prove by clear and convincing evidence that poses a danger to the community or (2) prove by a preponderance [...]

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The US Supreme Court on Thursday denied an application for an emergency writ of injunction against Indiana University’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate, upholding the rulings of the two lower courts. Justice Amy Coney Barrett denied the application without seeking response from the university or the state and without referring it for a vote to the full Court. [...]

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The Human Rights Campaign, an LGBTQ advocacy group, filed suit in the US District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee on Tuesday against Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and other Tennessee officials in relation to the Tennessee Accommodations for All Children Act, which prohibits transgender children from using facilities that correspond with their gender identity. The [...]

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New York State Attorney General Letitia James, Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro, and other bipartisan attorneys general announced Wednesday that a proposed $26 billion settlement will resolve claims against several large opioid distributors. The distributors affected are McKesson Corporation, Cardinal Health Inc., and Amerisource Bergen Drug Corporation, as well as opioid manufacturer Johnson & Johnson. New York [...]

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