The US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit  on Monday affirmed a lower court ruling  that Missouri cannot ban contributions between political action committees (PACs). In Free and Fair Election Fund v. Missouri Ethnics Commission, the district court had ordered a permanent injunction of a recently enacted provision of the Missouri Constitution, Art. VIII, § 23.3(12) . [...]

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A group of UN human rights experts on Tuesday expressed concern regarding Hungary’s new immigration measures. Hungary adopted legislation in July that further restricts asylum claims and criminalizes “supporting and facilitating illegal immigration.” The experts have observed that, as a result of the legislation, “hreats against human rights defenders in Hungary are now regular and [...]

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The European Court of Justice (ECJ) held  Tuesday that a Catholic-run German hospital was discriminatory in its dismissal of a Catholic doctor that had recently remarried. The head doctor of the clinic lost his job at the Catholic St. Vinzenz Hospital in Düsseldorf in 2009 after divorcing his wife and subsequently marrying a new partner in [...]

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Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich  filed  an action  in Pima County Superior Court  on Monday alleging that Purdue Pharma  continued deceptive and misleading marketing practices to sell opioids in violation of a 2007 court order. Brnovich filed the application for order to show cause requesting the court to order Purdue Pharma to appear and give reason why [...]

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