The US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit on Wednesday reversed and remanded a district court’s decision that had previously instructed discovery for potential Emoluments Clause violations. The attorneys general for Washington, DC, and Maryland had filed a lawsuit to investigate foreign and domestic violations of the Emoluments Clauses related to President Donald Trump’s [...]

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Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Tuesday that United Arab Emirates (UAE) authorities continue to hold five prisoners after they completed their sentences up to three years ago, without a clear legal basis. The five men are Osama al-Najjar, online activist; Khalifa al-Rabea and Othman al-Shehhi, online activists and members of al-Islah (a nonviolent Islamist [...]

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More than 200 Congressional members joined together to issue 37 subpoenas Monday to multiple Trump organizations to investigate President Donald Trump’s alleged violation of the Constitution’s emoluments clause that prevents the president from receiving gifts from foreign countries without Congressional approval. After numerous legal battles and challenges to block the lawsuit, a federal judge ultimately [...]

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