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Survivors of the mass shooting that killed 19 students and two teachers in May at elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, filed a $27 billion class-action lawsuit on Tuesday against various public officials, including the school district, law enforcement agencies and individual officers. The lawsuit, filed in th US District Court for the Western District of [...]

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The UK government Thursday rejected a proposed legislative amendment to allow judges to dismiss legal cases brought by wealthy oligarchs or businesses to silence journalists and critics. The amendment, tabled by MP Liam Byrne, was aimed at addressing “Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation” (SLAPPs), through which wealthy individuals often use defamation or privacy laws to [...]

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In an exclusive interview with British broadcaster LBC, Hertfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner David Lloyd Thursday said that police “got it wrong” when they arrested reporter Charlotte Lynch during a Just Stop Oil protest this week. In total, three journalists were arrested while reporting on climate protests in the UK this week, raising concerns about [...]

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