Thousands of farmers descended on India’s capital Friday to protest legislation passed in September that liberalizes the agricultural goods market. The legislation allows farmers to sell their produce anywhere instead of in state-mandated markets, changes the conditions under which the government may regulate the market in essential goods, and provides a framework under which farmers [...]

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The prosecutor-general of Azerbaijan said in an interview Wednesday that his office is looking into allegations of war crimes during the recent conflict between his nation and Armenia over the contested Nagorno-Karabakh region. United Nations Human Rights Chief Michelle Bachelet has already raised the alarm about possible war crimes, issuing a statement on November 2 [...]

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A judge for the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania issued an injunction Wednesday to prevent the state from taking any further action to certify the results of the November 3 general election. Judge Patricia McCullough issued the injunction in response to a lawsuit filed by Representative Mike Kelly (R-Butler) and state congressional candidate Sean Parnell, among [...]

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The US Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a stay Friday of a lower court injunction that prohibited the enforcement of a Tennessee law banning abortion because of gender, race, or a Down Syndrome diagnosis. The decision comes as part of a lawsuit filed by Tennessee abortion providers seeking to block several restrictive abortion laws [...]

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A federal court in Georgia denied a motion Thursday seeking a temporary restraining order to block the certification of presidential election results from the state. The lawsuit had been filed by L. Lin Wood, Jr., an Atlanta lawyer and supporter of President Trump, best known for representing Richard Jewell, the security guard falsely accused of the [...]

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Argentina’s president announced Tuesday that he would be presenting two bills to the legislature regarding women’s right to comprehensive health care, including the legalization of abortion. In his statement, Alberto Fernandez noted that “the criminalization of abortion has been of no use,” only driving women who seek abortions to illegal providers. He cited statistics that [...]

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Plaintiffs  represented by the Yale Law School Veterans Legal Services Clinic and co-counsel at Jenner & Block announced Wednesday they had reached a settlement agreement with the US Army in a class action lawsuit filed on behalf of more than 50,000 veterans who received less-than-Honorable discharges. Steve Kennedy and Alicia Carson served in Iraq and Afghanistan, respectively, [...]

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Supreme Court Justice Alito gave a speech at the Federalist Society’s annual National Lawyers Convention on Thursday in which he declared that “religious liberty is fast becoming a disfavored right.” The theme of the convention was the ways in which the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting the rule of law, and Justice Alito said the pandemic [...]

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Sixteen federal prosecutors sent a letter to Attorney General William Barr on Friday, urging him to withdraw a recent memo about post-voting election irregularities. The memo, which was sent to U.S. attorneys on Monday, authorized them “to pursue substantial allegations of voting and vote tabulation irregularities prior to the certification of elections in your jurisdictions.” [...]

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The Trump campaign filed another lawsuit in Michigan on Wednesday, seeking to prevent the certification of Michigan’s election, based on concerns about the validity of ballots in Wayne County. The complaint alleges that Wayne County has not correctly followed the election code, claiming that Republican challengers have not been allowed to observe the processing of [...]

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