The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit  ruled  Tuesday that Uber Technologies Inc.  can require arbitration in a lawsuit brought by former and current Uber drivers over Uber’s classification of the drivers as independent contractors. The plaintiffs in the lawsuit argued that the arbitration agreements were unenforceable because the lead plaintiffs opted out of arbitration [...]

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The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request  on Monday seeking information related to comments made by US National Security Advisor John Bolton on the US policy towards the International Criminal Court (ICC) . The FOIA request specifically asks for communications from January 20, 2017 to the present, which [...]

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Ireland enacted  the 36th Amendment of the Constitution  on Tuesday, repealing the country’s ban on abortions follwoing a May referendum. Specifically, the amendment states that “rovision may be made by law for the regulation of termination of pregnancy.” This repeals the 8th Amendment of the Constitution , which states that “he State acknowledges the right to [...]

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International Criminal Court (ICC) chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda announced on Tuesday that she will be opening a full preliminary investigation  into alleged crimes against the Rohingya population in Myanmar and their deportation to Bangladesh. Bensouda has already completed an initial preliminary examination, in which she has determined that the ICC has jurisdiction over the issue. Myanmar [...]

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EU President Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday announced the proposal of new rules for requiring the removal of terrorist content from the internet within one hour. The one-hour rule would require that the content be removed within one hour of receiving a removal notification from national competent authorities. Failure to remove content within the hour can [...]

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