In a unanimous ruling Friday the Pennsylvania State Supreme Court held that a voter’s absentee or mail-in ballot cannot be rejected based solely on a comparison of the signature on the ballot with the voter’s signature on their registration form. The ruling came as a result of a King’s Bench petition by Kathy Boockvar, Secretary of [...]

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In a unanimous ruling on Friday, a three-judge panel of the Texas Third Court of Appeals ruled against Governor Greg Abbott’s order limiting the number of ballot drop boxes to one per county. On October 1, the governor, citing both ballot security and health concerns, issued an order restricting ballot drop boxes to one location [...]

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Thousands of students took to the streets in Indonesia on Tuesday, continuing protests of the passage of a sweeping omnibus labor law earlier this month. The bill, passed October 5, makes changes to a large number of laws regarding business and employment, especially regarding foreign business investment in Indonesia. The law’s stated goals include empowering [...]

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The US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced on Tuesday that a former fundraiser for President Donald Trump has pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to violate the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA). Elliott Broidy was a fundraiser for Trump’s 2016 campaign and part of his inaugural committee. Broidy made the guilty plea before federal [...]

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The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a lower court ruling Thursday denying an extension to Arizona’s mail-in ballot deadline for members of the Navajo Nation. Six members of the Navajo tribe filed the lawsuit in the federal district court for the district of Arizona on August 26, alleging that Arizona’s requirement that mail-in ballots be [...]

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A federal judge for the district court of the District of Columbia on Thursday ordered the Department of Justice (DoJ) and the White House to confer on the administration’s official position regarding the unredacted release of the Mueller investigation report. The order comes as part of a lawsuit concerning a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) [...]

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After a trial that lasted more than five years, a court in Greece on Wednesday ruled that the far right-wing Golden Dawn political party is a criminal organization. The party was founded in the 1980s by Nikos Michaloliakos and came to prominence in 2012 when it gained 21 seats in parliamentary elections. The party is [...]

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Several voter rights groups joined two Texas voters Thursday in filing a lawsuit against governor Greg Abbott after the governor issued an executive order, which will limit each Texas county to a single ballot drop-off location. The governor’s order, also issued on Thursday, purports to enhance ballot security by requiring all in-person delivery of mail [...]

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The Michigan Supreme Court ruled Friday that Governor Gretchen Whitmer did not have the authority to extend her executive orders regarding the Covid-19 pandemic after April 30. The decision in the case comes as part of a lawsuit by three medical centers against the governor, challenging an executive order that prohibited non-essential medical procedures. That lawsuit [...]

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A court in Lucknow, India, on Wednesday acquitted all 32 people, including former deputy prime minister Lal Krishna Advani, of conspiring to destroy a historic mosque in 1992. Twenty-eight years ago the Babri Masjid, a mosque in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, was razed to the ground by a vast crowd of Hindus who [...]

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