The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on Thursday granted the Trump administration a temporary stay in an environmental suit brought by young Americans. The suit was originally brought in 2015 by 21 young Americans ranging from 11-22 years of age alleging that the US government has created a national energy system that [...]

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Experts of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) on Thursday said that a Spanish Supreme Court case set milestone in international human rights law. In its decision, the Spanish Supreme Court found for a victim of domestic violence, enforced compliance with the committee’s recommendations and recognized the violation of the [...]

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New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation Thursday prohibiting the sale of materials to produce “ghost guns” in the state. The new law criminalizes selling manufactured parts or designs for assembling firearms by non-licensed individuals and effectively makes it illegal for individuals to assemble or possess a 3D printed firearm in New Jersey. In a [...]

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Ecuador’s National Court of Justice on Wednesday ordered Ecuador’s former president, Rafael Correa, to stand trial for his alleged role in the 2012 attempted kidnapping of Correa’s political opponent, Fernando Balda. Balda claims that five men attempted to kidnap him in Bogota in 2012 on Correa’s orders and that the kidnapping was discovered and halted by Colombian [...]

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