The US District Court for the Southern District of California  on Monday extended  the deadline for US attorneys to reunite 102 immigrant children with their families. Under a June 26 order granting  the plaintiffs’ preliminary injunction, US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) was to reunite children under five years old with their families by Monday, [...]

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US President Donald Trump on Monday nominated  Brett M. Kavanaugh of the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit  to the US Supreme Court to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy, who will retire  on July 31st.  Kennedy was nominated  in 1987 by then-president Ronald Reagan. He was seen as having a relatively  neutral ideology and methodology of interpretation. Throughout his [...]

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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth signed the European Union Withdraw Act on Tuesday, giving royal assent to withdraw the UK from the EU. House of Commons Speaker John Bercow announced the Queen’s assent to the legislation. At the forefront, the Act repeals the European Communities Act of 1972 (ECA) , withdrawing the UK from the EU. The [...]

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The US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit  on Tuesday upheld Ohio’s rules for judicial campaigns, saying the rules “strike the delicate balance between the Constitution’s commands and the state’s desire to protect judicial integrity.” Canon 4 of the Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct places restrictions on judicial candidates’ funding and conduct. Among other [...]

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A judge for the US District Court for the Western District of Washington on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump’s administration from prematurely cutting off the Office of Adolescent Health funding awarded for science-based programs aimed at reducing teen pregnancy. King County sued the US Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) when it ended funding [...]

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