The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled Tuesday against bail bond companies claiming due process violations by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in bail bond processes. The companies, which provide bail bond funds to immigrants, filed suit over ICE’s regulation that only allows [...]

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Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger announced in a press conference Wednesday that Georgia will conduct a full hand recount for the presidential election. In announcing the recount, Raffensperger emphasized the closeness of the race and the need to bring confidence to the election results: The next step in the current election process is getting [...]

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Paul Gicheru, a Kenyan lawyer accused of witness tampering, made his first appearance before the International Criminal Court (ICC) in a hearing Friday. Gicheru and his partner Philip Kipkoech Bett were both indicted on charges of witness tampering. The ICC described Gicheru’s charges: Paul Gicheru is suspected of offenses against the administration of justice consisting [...]

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The Wisconsin Court of Appeals on Friday blocked Governor Tony Evers’ third emergency order to limit public gatherings and business occupancy during the COVID-19 pandemic. The court blocked the order after a lower court declined to grant an injunction. The court reasoned that the emergency order was unenforceable in light of a recent Wisconsin Supreme [...]

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The Supreme Court of Nevada Tuesday denied the Trump campaign’s bid to stop the mail-in vote count in Clark County. The Trump campaign asked the Nevada Supreme Court to cease the mail-in vote count until observers were able to witness the counting process. In denying the campaign’s bid, the court found that the campaign would [...]

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A US federal judge Sunday ordered that the US Postal Service must implement measures to prevent a ballot processing slowdown. In his order, Judge Emmet Sullivan mandated reforms that requires the Postal Service to perform late and extra trips, keep a record of ballot deadlines, and create reports on ballot deliveries: It is FURTHER ORDERED [...]

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A US federal judge in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Friday postponed President Trump’s TikTok ban. The court’s order follows after three US influencers filed suit over the ban. In deciding that the ban should be postponed throughout the entire United States, Judge Wendy Beetlestone found that postponement of the ban nationally was the only [...]

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The US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit on Tuesday upheld a lower court ruling that the redistricting of the Sumter County, Georgia, School Board election six years ago violated the Voting Rights Act of 1965. The redistricting eliminated two board member seats and made two seats to be voted in at-large. The court [...]

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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Inspector General (IG) released a report Tuesday that raises concerns over safety on Election Day.  The DHS IG authored the report to Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Director Christopher Krebs on October 22. The report praised improvement in cybersecurity but also criticized current DHS physical safety measures for [...]

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The Texas Supreme Court on Saturday temporarily reinstated Governor Greg Abbott’s ban on multiple drop-off sites for mail-in ballots. The ban will remain effective until the Texas Supreme Court fully resolves challenges to Abbott’s ban. This new order stems from several cases over the governor’s order. Abbott appealed To the Texas Supreme Court from a [...]

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