dference / Pixabay

A federal judge issued a nationwide order on Thursday blocking changes Postmaster General Louis DeJoy sought to implement to the US Postal Service (USPS) months before the November election. Judge Stanley Bastian of the Eastern District of Washington issued a temporary injunction after hearing arguments from 14 different states suing DeJoy over his new policies. [...]

READ MORE

A US House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee report determined Wednesday that both Boeing and the Federal Aviation Association (FAA) were at fault in certifying and developing Boeing’s 737 MAX airplane, which killed 346 people. In March 2017 the FAA granted a certificate to Boeing for the 737 MAX airplane. Eighteen months later, in October 2018, [...]

READ MORE
andibreit / Pixabay

A federal on Wednesday upheld Vermont Secretary of State James Condos’ directive permitting Vermont residents to utilize mail-in-voting for the November Election. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many states have altered the way in which citizens can vote. Vermont’s legislature, in accordance with Acts 91 and 135, authorized the Secretary of State to require [...]

READ MORE
andibreit / Pixabay

The US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on Thursday declined to expand voting by mail to younger residents of Texas. In an effort to mitigate the detrimental effects and potential spread of COVID-19, many states have expanded their vote-by-mail procedures for the November presidential election. This present lawsuit arose as a challenge to [...]

READ MORE
Edar / Pixabay

A Texas federal judge has ruled that the method by which the state verifies signatures on mail-in ballots must be corrected in advance of the November presidential election. This case arose when plaintiffs had their mail-in ballots rejected on the basis of a perceived signature mismatch. Both plaintiffs were notified that their ballot had been [...]

READ MORE
jardin / Pixabay

A US federal appeals court on Thursday upheld an Illinois COVID-19 lockdown order restricting gatherings to no more than 50 people, rejecting a legal challenge by the Republican Party. In response to the pandemic, Illinois Governor JB Pritzker had issued an executive order outlining public health requirements for the citizens of Illinois to follow. But [...]

READ MORE
dference / Pixabay

US President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign, along with other Republican committees, filed suit Wednesday against Montana Governor Steve Bullock over his universal vote-by-mail directive. There have been endless battles between Republicans and Democrats in the use and validity of mail-in voting for the November election in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many Republicans believe that Democrats [...]

READ MORE
© WikiMedia (CACorrections)

A judge for the US District Court for the District of Columbia ruled Thursday that the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) new lethal injection protocol violates Food and Drug Administration (FDA) laws. This case arose when Keith Nelson, a prisoner sentenced to death in 2002, sued the government for failing to adhere to the Administrative Procedure [...]

READ MORE
ebpilgrim / Pixabay

A circuit judge in Florida on Monday invalidated an emergency order requiring “brick-and-mortar” schools to reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic. This order granting a temporary injunction is the result of a lawsuit filed by Florida Education Association (FEA), Florida’s largest teachers’ union, seeking to prevent the reopening of schools and resuming of in-person instruction. Judge Charles [...]

READ MORE

The US House of Representatives Saturday passed legislation aimed at prohibiting Postmaster General Louis DeJoy from implementing new policy changes at the US Postal Service (USPS) and providing USPS with $25 billion to help alleviate the pressures of the record number of mail-in ballots expected for the November election. Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight [...]

READ MORE