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The High Court in Belfast held Thursday that Northern Ireland’s abortion laws violate European Convention on Human Rights Article 8, which protects the right to respect for private and family life. The High Court’s decision follows a UK Supreme Court (UKSC) ruling from 2018, which found Northern Ireland’s abortion laws to be too strict. Mrs [...]

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A group of Latinx voters and a Latinx advocacy group filed a lawsuit Tuesday in the Northern District of Alabama seeking to compel the Department of Commerce to use an “actual Enumeration” of the population in assigning seats in the House of Representatives and Electoral College votes. The voters reside in California, Florida, Arizona and [...]

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The US Department of Justice on Wednesday filed a notice with the US District Court for the District of Columbia indicating that White House personnel had been instructed to preserve all presidential records according to the Presidential Records Act. This notice was filed in response to requests by US District Judge Amy Berman Jackson for [...]

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A UK High Court judge on Wednesday resolved a legal battle between India and Pakistan that has lasted more than 70 years. The dispute revolved around the 1 million pounds that Nizam VII, then-monarch of Hyderabad, transferred to a British bank in 1948 to support the newly-established Pakistan. Pakistan contended that the money was compensation [...]

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A federal judge granted an injunction on Tuesday blocking a California law that would require presidential candidates to release their tax returns in order to appear on the state’s ballots. California Governor Gavin Newsom signed the Presidential Tax Transparency and Accountability Act into law in July after passage by over two-thirds majority of the legislature. [...]

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A lawsuit filed against Google by millions of iPhone users over data-collection was revived Wednesday by the UK Court of Appeals. The suit was filed by a group called “Google You Us,” led by plaintiff Richard Lloyd. Lloyd is seeking 3.2 billion pounds from the internet giant based on Google unlawfully obtaining personal information of [...]

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The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Tuesday allowed the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) net neutrality repeal to stand but found that states may make their own net neutrality regulations. “Despite the Commission’s failure to adequately consider the 2018 Order’s impact on public safety, pole-attachment regulation, and the Lifeline Program [...]

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A judge for the US District Court for the Northern District of Georgia issued a preliminary injunction Tuesday that temporarily prevents the state from enforcing a fetal heartbeat abortion ban that was signed into law earlier this year. This preliminary injunction comes following a lawsuit that was filed by several organizations after the bill was [...]

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A judge for the US District Court of Massachusetts on Tuesday upheld Harvard University’s undergraduate admissions process, which had been challenged by Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA) as discriminatory against Asian American applicants. Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act prohibits race discrimination at schools that receive federal funds. SFFA alleged that Harvard violates [...]

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