US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced additional sanctions on Iran Friday. Pompeo said the US government’s intent is to intensify its economic sanctions upon Iran after Iran’s recent attack on US troops in Iraq. He also explained that the US will continue to attack Iran’s sources of revenue until Iran stops its “terror plots and campaigns [...]

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Iran on Sunday announced its intention to no longer abide by the 2015 nuclear deal. The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) is a deal signed between Iran, China, France, Germany, Russia, the UK and the US in 2015, whereby Iran pledged to limit its nuclear activities, particularly its uranium enrichment activities, in exchange for [...]

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The Nebraska Supreme Court on Friday rejected a death row inmate’s argument that the reinstatement of the death penalty in Nebraska violated his constitutional rights. In May 2015 the Nebraska legislature enacted LB 268, a law that aimed to repeal the death penalty in Nebraska and change death penalty sentences into life imprisonment sentences. LB 268 [...]

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US President Trump on Monday signed a bill that will help eliminate rape kit backlogs throughout the country. HR 777, also known as the Debbie Smith Reauthorization Act, authorizes up to $151,000,000 in funding per year to state and local governments to process and test DNA evidence. The Act renews the Debbie Smith Act, which [...]

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The California Consumer Privacy Act went into effect Wednesday. The California Consumer Privacy Act, signed into law by then-governor Jerry Brown in June 2018, was enacted in response to a series of data misuse incidents. The Act aims to protect California residents’ online privacy by giving them control over their personal information. It gives California consumers the [...]

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