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The Federal Anti-Solitary Taskforce (FAST) released its Blueprint for Ending Solitary Confinement on Monday, detailing how the government can end solitary confinement of inmates in federal custody through executive, administrative and legislative action. On any given day, more than 10,000 people are in a form of solitary confinement in federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) facilities, [...]

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The US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit on Wednesday affirmed a lower court decision to block enforcement of a Missouri law that would place tight restrictions on access to abortion. House Bill 126, the “Missouri Stands for the Unborn Act,” includes a gestational age provision and a Down syndrome provision. The first bans [...]

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L’Autorité française de la concurrence a infligé à Google une sanction pécuniaire de 220 millions d’euros (268 millions de dollars) ce lundi pour avoir abusé de sa position dominante sur le marché des serveurs publicitaires pour éditeurs de sites en ligne et applications mobiles, en violation des articles L. 420-2 du code de commerce et [...]

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Ohio’s attorney general on Tuesday filed a lawsuit asking the court to declare Google a public utility and/or a common carrier under Ohio common law. In the complaint, Attorney General Dave Yost argues that Google’s dominance of the internet search market necessarily leads to it being categorized as a common carrier or public utility under [...]

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The Appeals Chamber of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (IRMCT) on Tuesday confirmed Ratko Mladić’s convictions and life imprisonment sentence by a Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY). Mladić, commander of the Main Staff of the Bosnian Serb Army from May 12, 1992, until at least November 8, [...]

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El Salvador’s legislature on Wednesday approved President Nayib Bukele’s proposal to adopt Bitcoin as a national legal currency. The approved Bitcoin law protects cryptocurrency with unrestricted liberating power, and allows its unlimited use in any transaction. Bukele’s cryptocurrency plan aims to boost El Salvador’s economy by integrating the national and international economy through incentives and [...]

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The US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit ruled Monday that Republican members of the North Carolina General Assembly are not allowed to intervene in a voter identification lawsuit on behalf of the state of North Carolina. The lawsuit, North Carolina State Conference of the NAACP v. Berger, focuses on voter ID requirements and [...]

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Vermont Governor Phil Scott (R) signed a bill Monday expanding universal mail-in voting to the state’s general elections. Vermont Sen. Cheryl Hooker (D) initially introduced the bill, S. 15, after the state opted to automatically send voters ballots in fall 2020 to prevent the spread of COVID-19 at polling places. The move proved effective with 75 [...]

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