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Senate confirms Trump's 200th judicial appointee
The US Senate confirmed President Donald Trump's 200th judicial appointee Wednesday, marking a milestone for Trump's impact on the federal judiciary.By a vote of 52-48, the Senate approved the appointment of Judge Cory Wilson from Mississippi. Wi (More)
A Lesson for the Indian Judiciary from Its American Counterpart
In the case of Department of Homeland Security v. Regents of the University of California, the US Supreme Court upheld its lower court decisions that concluded US President Donald Trump’s 2017 move to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (More)
Massive Uprisings Confront White Supremacy
That’s not a chip on my shoulder. That’s your foot on my neck. - Malcolm X On May 25, a Minneapolis police officer tortured George Floyd to death in what his brother, Philonise Floyd, called “a modern-day lynching in broad daylight.” Hundreds of t (More)
Obscuring the Lines of Truth: The Alarming Implications of Deepfakes
Technology has always been a necessary evil but the advent of Deepfake has tilted the balance more towards the evil side. Deepfakes are an Artificial Intelligence (AI) based technology used to morph a person’s face onto another and manipulate voice r (More)
San Francisco mayor: officers will no longer respond to non-criminal situations
San Francisco Mayor London Breed announced on Thursday several new plans for reforming police practices in the city, including an end to using police to respond to non-criminal activity. Some activities that police will no longer respond to include i (More)
Trump shares letter referring to White House protesters as 'terrorists'
US President Donald Trump, in a tweet on Thursday, shared a letter that referred to the protesters who were forcibly dispersed from a park near the White House on Monday evening as "terrorists."The letter was written by former marine, now attorne (More)
Crimes Against African Americans
The world has seen shocking videos of U.S, police officers, and private citizens perpetrating crimes against African Americans. Relentlessly, the socio-legal system brings about the death, imprisonment, torture, and degradation of African American me (More)
Supreme Court rules President can make appointments in Puerto Rico without Senate consent
The US Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday in Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico v. Aurelius Investment, LLC that the president did not require the Senate's advice and consent before making appointments to the Financial Overs (More)
America's Existential Challenge: Pandemic, War and Law
From the beginnings of his crudely acrimonious presidency, Donald Trump has actively undermined US foreign policy relationships. On urgently key matters of world politics and international law, Mr. Trump's typically invalid conclusions have generally (More)
Illinois Supreme Court disbars ex-governor Blagojevich
The Illinois Supreme Court on Monday disbarred former governor Rod Blagojevich. His law license had been suspended since 2011.The decision comes almost a decade after Blagojevich was convicted of corruption charges. The former governor was found (More)
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