A federal judge has ordered all detainees at the Mesa Verde Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) center to be tested for coronavirus. The decision issued Thursday was a result of a class action suit brought by detainees alleging that ICE had refused to take any meaningful action to mitigate the spread of coronavirus throughout the [...]

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Canadian-American musician Neil Young sued President Donald Trump Tuesday for copyright infringement, saying that Trump used two of his songs, Rockin’ in the Free World and Devil’s Sidewalk, without permission during a campaign rally. The complaint alleges that President Trump’s re-election campaign “willfully ignored Plaintiff’s telling it not to play the Songs and willfully proceeded [...]

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A US District Of Columbia federal court has agreed to rehear the case about Michael Flynn’s prosecution en banc. This decision comes months after a smaller panel of DC Circuit judges ruled 2-1 that Michael Flynn’s case must be dismissed in accordance with the Department of Justice’s decision The order, issued Thursday, did not provide [...]

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California has sued US President Donald Trump over his order prohibiting undocumented immigrants from being included in Census apportionment counts. The complaint, filed Tuesday, argues that Trump’s order disturbs and undermines the historical precedent of the US counting “all of its residents, including for the purpose of apportioning the U.S. House of representatives, regardless of [...]

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The California Supreme Court is considering retroactively applying a lower bar exam passing score to the February 2020 exam. In response to COVID-19, the California Supreme Court has already decided to administer the bar exam online on October 5-6. In its July 16th statement the Court also lowered the minimum passing score from 1440 to 1390 [...]

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Minnesota Governor Tim Walz signed a police accountability bill Thursday in response to the protests over the killing of George Floyd. House Bill No.1 included five main provisions: clearly defining when police are justified in using deadly force, providing the attorney general’s office the power to prosecute law enforcement officers involved in civilian deaths, eliminating [...]

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The US House of Representatives passed legislation Wednesday to remove from the US Capitol building offensive statues of individuals who served the Confederacy, supported slavery and who otherwise defended and promoted white supremacy. The legislation was introduced in response to ongoing nationwide protests against the killing of George Floyd, police brutality and systemic racism in [...]

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US President Donald Trump signed a memorandum on Tuesday that prevents undocumented immigrants from being counted in the redrawing of congressional voting districts following the 2020 census. He provided three core reasons for issuing this order: protecting American democracy, upholding constitutional principles and prioritizing Americans. In his memorandum, Trump stated that he had the authority [...]

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The Supreme Court has declined to block a Florida law that prevents convicted felons from voting. Justices Sotomayor, Ginsburg and Kagan all dissented from the majority’s denial of application to vacate stay. The dissent explained: This Court’s order prevents thousands of otherwise eligible voters from participating in Florida’s primary election simply because they are poor. [...]

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