A federal judge on Monday ordered the Trump administration to temporarily cease deporting families who have been reunited after the administration dropped its policy of separating undocumented children from their parents. The American Civil Liberties Union brought a request  before Judge Dana Sabraw of the US District Court for the Southern District of California  asking that [...]

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The New Hampshire Supreme Court  found  Wednesday that a proposed bill redefining the definition of residency in New Hampshire is constitutional under both the state and US Constitutions despite the fact that it would require those who declare themselves residents in order to vote to abide by other requirements of residency such as obtaining a New [...]

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The US Department of Justice (DOJ)  announced Thursday that it has indicted  12 Russian Main Intelligence Directorate (GRU) officers for hacking the emails of employees and volunteers of Hillary Clinton’s campaign, including that of campaign chairman John Podesta. The indictment, approved by Special Prosecute Robert Mueller, charged the officers with conspiracy to commit an offense [...]

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The US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit  ruled  Wednesday that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA)  is immune from certain claims brought by passengers alleging wrongdoing. In a 2-1 ruling, the court held that TSA officers are not “investigative or law enforcement officers,” and therefore are protected by federal law against certain tort claims. Citing [...]

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The US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit  upheld  Monday a US District Court ruling that New Jersey’s new bail system, which does away with most cash bail, is constitutional. The law was challenged by Brittan Holland, who was arrested for aggravated assault last year. He alleged that the new system created by the [...]

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France’s Constitutional Council ruled  Friday that a farmer who aided migrants crossing France’s border with Italy was immune from prosecution because he operated on the principle of “fraternity” during the course of his actions. According to the council, this is the first time they have “held that fraternity is a principle with constitutional value,” citing [...]

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Judge John Mendez of the US District Court for the Eastern District of California  on Wednesday blocked  the enforcement of provisions of California’s Immigrant Worker Protection Act  that would have fined employers who consent to immigration enforcement activities not mandated by federal law. The act prohibits employers from providing consent to an immigration officer to “enter any nonpublic [...]

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East Pittsburgh police  officer Michael Rosfeld was charged with criminal homicide Wednesday after fatally shooting Antwon Rose Jr. on June 19 during a traffic stop. The complaint , filed by the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office cited multiple witness reports, a video of the shooting uploaded to various social media outlets, and Rosfeld’s reputation as reasons for [...]

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