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Retired Wisconsin judge John Roemer was shot and killed Friday by a suspect he sentenced to prison in 2005, prompting a call from the American Bar Association for increased judicial security. The Wisconsin Department of Justice said that the incident appeared to be a “targeted act” by Douglas K. Uhde, who was sentenced by Roemer [...]

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The US Supreme Court Monday unanimously ruled in Southwest Airlines v. Saxon that an airline ramp supervisor is exempt from the Federal Arbitration Act‘s §1 as airline ramp workers are considered “class of workers in foreign or interstate commerce.” This means that airline workers engaged in interstate commerce are exempt from the Act’s provisions. This case [...]

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The Superior Court of Ibagué Saturday ordered Colombian President Ivan Duque to be arrested, fined 15 minimum wages (approximately USD $3,900), and placed under house arrest for five for failure to comply with a previous court ruling to protect Los Nevados National Park. Specifically, the Colombian government has failed to comply with the creation of [...]

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The US Department of Justice Friday announced the launch of Mexico’s judicial bench book for criminal hearings and trials. This bench book “is designed to increase judicial economy, decrease caseloads, and standardize judicial practices across Mexico.” Since 2018, Mexican law enforcement and military personnel have dealt with rising rates of crime-related violence in Mexico. The collaborators [...]

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New Jersey Superior Court Judge Douglas H. Hurd Friday allowed a defamation claim against New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy to proceed. Former New Jersey Department of Health Assistant Commissioner Christopher Neuwirth filed the defamation complaint, accusing Governor Murphy of spreading a false story that he was terminated for performing outside consulting work without approval. Neuwirth alleges he was actually [...]

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The father of an Uvalde, Texas, school shooting victim and a school employee Friday took legal steps against Daniel Defense, an American arms manufacturer whose AR-15 style rifle was used in the Robb Elementary School shooting that left 19 students and two teachers dead. The lawyers for Alfred Garza, father of Robb Elementary student Amerie Jo [...]

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The US Department of Justice (DOJ) Friday announced the indictment of former White House trade advisor Peter Navarro by a federal grand jury. Navarro was indicted on two counts of contempt of Congress for his “failure to comply with a subpoena issued by the House Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6 breach of the United States [...]

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A Pennsylvania intermediate appellate court has ordered the state’s election officials to track US Senate primary race mail-in ballots without dated envelopes. The mail-in ballot counting lawsuit was filed by the campaign of David McCormick, asking Pennsylvania to count ballots even if they lacked the required handwritten date on the external envelope. McCormick and Dr. Mehmet [...]

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The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) has released its 2021 Annual Report, revealing that Colombia only partially adopted necessary measures to prevent human rights violations by its security forces. The IACHR’s annual report “addresses the situation of human rights and presents relevant progress made in the Americas, along with pending challenges.” In order to maintain the rights to [...]

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The US government has extradited former governor of the state of Chihuahua in Mexico César Duarte to Mexico for prosecution related to the crimes of embezzlement and criminal association. After extradition, Duarte “will be put at the disposal of the pre-trial judge of the Morelos Judicial District in Chihuahua” The criminal process will also occur [...]

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