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See No Evil: Sotomayor highlights the Roberts Court’s blind eye to discrimination
Today, the U.S. legal system faces a public that is becoming increasingly impatient with systemic unequal protection of the law. As the peaceful arbiter of disputes in a democratic society, the judiciary cannot stray too far from that public, lest it (More)
Landmark Supreme Court decision allows DACA to continue
The US Supreme Court decided on Thursday that the current administration could not end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival program (DACA). Justice Roberts delivered the opinion of the court in the Department of Homeland Security v. Regents Univ (More)
"Côtexit" from Access to the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights
On 29th April, Côte d’Ivoire announced its withdrawal from the special declaration of jurisdiction provided under Article 34(6) of the ‘Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples Rights on the Establishment of an African Court on Human and (More)
Federal appeals court dismisses challenge to Missouri abortion law
The US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit dismissed on Tuesday a lawsuit filed by a member of the Satanic Temple against a Missouri abortion law.Judy Doe, a member of the Satanic Temple, alleged that the informed-consent requirement violates (More)
Federal Appeals Court rules that California churches must abide by governor's ban on in-person services
Despite President Donald Trump's statement during a press briefing on Friday that religious services would be considered "essential" operations during the COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, a Federal Appeals Court ruled the same day that the California Go (More)
Florida governor sued in federal court over vacation rental ban
A lawsuit was filed in federal district court for the middle district of Florida against governor Ron DeSantis on Thursday.The suit was filed on behalf of several plaintiffs who either own or manage vacation rental properties in the state. They a (More)
India Is in Need of an Inclusive Public Healthcare Law to Combat Pandemic
The health degree of a society’s well-being is determined by the ideas which take actual shape in the course of its daily self-constitution. In order to reform and even redeem such a society, we have to reform those defining ideas. The quality of our (More)
Federal appeals court rules adjunct professors at religious university outside NLRB's jurisdiction
The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled 2-1 Tuesday that adjunct professors at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, are outside of the jurisdiction of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), and the universit (More)
Federal appeals court reverses decision barring prayer during high school sporting event
The US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit on Wednesday reversed, in part, a decision barring two religious schools in Florida from conveying prayers over a loudspeaker before a state championship football game.In 2015 Cambridge Christian (More)
Supreme Court turns away challenge to high school coursework about Islam
The US Supreme Court on Tuesday denied a petition to hear Wood v. Arnold, a case brought by former Christian high school student Caleigh Wood who alleged that the coursework surrounding Islam in her world history class violated her First Amendment ri (More)
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