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The US Supreme Court Wednesday ruled in a 6-3 decision that veterans cannot seek “collateral review at any time on grounds of ‘clear and unmistakable error” due to the invalidation of a regulation. In George v. McDonough, Kevin George, a Marine veteran, brought a lawsuit because he was denied disability benefits by the US Department [...]

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The US Supreme Court Monday denied a request by pharmaceutical company executives to overturn their convictions. The former executives of Insys Therapeutics were charged with bribing doctors to distribute a fentanyl-based pain medication that the company was selling. John Kapoor filed a petition with the court back in January claiming that the US Court of [...]

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New York Governor Kathy Hochul Monday signed six bills aimed at protecting the rights of those who provide and seek abortions. The legislative package includes the Reproductive Health Act (RHA) and the Comprehensive Contraception Coverage Act (CCCA).  Hochul commented: Reproductive rights are human rights, and today we are signing landmark legislation to further protect them and all who [...]

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A US federal judge Friday granted a request to dismiss a policy by President Joe Biden’s administration that narrows the detaining and deportation of immigrants. In a memo released in September last year, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) called for a refocusing. DHS said that it would “prioritize for apprehension and removal noncitizens who are a [...]

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A US federal judge Friday temporarily restrained Texas from investigating doctors or parents over gender-affirming care for minors. The order includes families who are a part of LGBTQ+ organization PFLAG. Ken Paxton, the state’s attorney general, released an opinion which prompted the investigation in February. The opinion states that under Texas law any gender-affirming care provided to [...]

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In a 14-page decision, the Supreme Court of New York Friday rejected the National Rifle Association’s (NRA) attempt to stop the state’s investigation into the organization. New York Attorney General (NYAG) Letitia James brought an investigation against the NRA in 2020. James alleged that the group was violating non-profit laws and committing tax fraud, and [...]

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A Grand Rapids, Michigan, police officer Friday pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder for fatally shooting a Black immigrant during a traffic stop. The officer’s lawyer said that his client was “justified” in the amount of force used during the incident. As bodycam footage shows, on April 4, Patrick Lyoya was pulled over for an allegedly [...]

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The US Supreme Court Wednesday refused to postpone the execution of an Arizona man. Frank Atwood received a death sentence in Arizona after he murdered an 8-year-old girl in 1984. In the released order, the court denied Atwood’s request to postpone his execution. Atwood was convicted for the murder of 8-year-old Vicki Lynne Hoskinson in [...]

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The US Justice Department Monday charged former leaders of the Proud Boys with seditious conspiracy relating to the January 6 attack on the US Capitol. Enrique Tarrio, a former chairman of the Proud Boys, was previously indicted on charges of conspiracy for his involvement in the January 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol on March [...]

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