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A French Parliamentary report leaked to the French press Thursday claimed Marine Le Pen’s far-right party  “Rassemblement national” knowingly spread Kremlin talking points. Le Pen called the report “sectarian, dishonest and politicized,” despite the fact that it was Le Pen herself who demanded an investigation into foreign interference in French politics. Le Pen is known [...]

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Israeli officials Sunday arrested Jordanian parliament member Imad al-Adwan for allegedly smuggling over 200 weapons and an estimated six million dollars worth of gold into the West Bank. Jordanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sinan al-Majali issued a statement saying that “the ministry and all relevant agencies in the kingdom are working to ascertain the details [...]

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A Delaware court Tuesday began hearing the defamation case between Dominion Voting Systems and Fox News Network. Tuesday morning, Judge Eric Davis finalized jury selection and appointed a special master. By 1:30 PM EST, the court expected to begin opening statements. However, when court resumed after a significant delay around 4:00 PM EST, the parties [...]

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Sharon Basch is an Israeli American who spent the last two years living in Israel before starting her JD at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Following the firing of Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant Saturday, tens of thousands of Israelis took to the streets all over Israel. Protestors in Tel Aviv blocked the [...]

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Sharon Basch is an Israeli American who spent the last two years living in Israel before starting her JD at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. In a short national TV address Saturday, Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant called for the immediate suspension of pending judicial overhaul legislation as well as an immediate stop [...]

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The Israeli Parliament (Knesset) Thursday passed the first of many controversial judicial reform laws. The law amends Israel’s Basic Law, raising the threshold at which the government can declare the prime minister incapacitated. The ability to declare the prime minister incapacitated has now been bestowed solely on the prime minister himself, or from a supermajority [...]

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The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) Wednesday released statistics demonstrating 3,697 antisemitic incidents in the US during 2022, a 36 percent increase from the 2,717 incidents recorded in 2021. This is the third year in five years that the number of antisemitic incidents has been higher than the year previous, save for a slight dip in 2020 [...]

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Sharon Basch is an Israeli American who spent the last two years living in Israel before starting her JD at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Israeli citizens Wednesday participated in a “day of disruption,” a planned protest against the Israeli government’s judicial reform plans. Wednesday saw the parliament’s (Knesset) second round of votes [...]

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The US Supreme Court Wednesday granted a request by death row inmate John Cruz for post conviction relief from his 2005 death sentence. In an opinion by Justice Sotomayor, the court ruled that the Arizona Supreme Court incorrectly held that the 2016 case Lynch v. Arizona was “not a significant change in law” meriting a [...]

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New York Attorney General Letitia James Tuesday requested the New York Supreme Court sanction former President Donald Trump, the Trump Organization, and his children following improper filings in a civil lawsuit against Trump. James filed the lawsuit in late September 2022, alleging financial fraud by the Trump organization and its management. In the request, James [...]

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