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On Thursday, the US Senate passed the ‘speak out’ bill which aims to limit the use and enforceability of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) for cases of sexual misconduct in the workplace. The bill, introduced in July, now only has to pass through the House and be signed by the President to become law. It states: “With [...]

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An Arizona court Friday ruled that the state’s 1901 abortion ban may be enforced. The law bans abortion in all circumstances unless the procedure is necessary to save a pregnant person’s life and sets a minimum two years inprisonment for violations. Plaintiff Planned Parenthood argued that a 1973 injunction must continue to be upheld in [...]

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A UK court Friday ruled that third party deductions (TPDs), automatic deductions from benefits to pay overdue utility bills, are unlawful and a “breach of the obligation of fairness.” Until Friday, companies had no obligation to consult the debtor before issuing a TPD. Justice Cavanagh ruled that, whilst their consent is still not required, debtors [...]

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Syed Taha Anzar is a UK staff correspondent for JURIST. He is a second year student in the Faculty of Law, University of Oxford. The United Kingdom, the Commonwealth and much of the rest of the world have unfortunately entered a state of mourning. “London Bridge” has fallen. The Queen has died. Great Britain has [...]

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