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A Knee on All Americans
Since murder is a horrible wrong, preventing a murder must be a good thing, right? Truth be told, it can get complicated. Among the many questions raised by the killing of George Floyd, we should pause to consider what would have happened if a bystan (More)
New York, New Jersey, Connecticut issue COVID-19 travel advisory for southern states
The governors of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut issued a travel advisory on Wednesday that requires people arriving from states with high COVID-19 rates to quarantine for 14 days. This advisory comes days after southern and western states repor (More)
Supreme Court declines to hear 10 gun rights cases
The US Supreme court declined on Monday to hear 10 cases seeking to overturn restrictions on gun ownership, disappointing some conservative critics.The 10 cases, spanning six circuits, five states and the District of Columbia, all sought to expan (More)
Pennsylvania becomes third US state to limit child marriage
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf signed House Bill 360 on Friday, setting 18 as the minimum age to obtain a marriage license without parental consent. Pennsylvania becomes only the third state to limit child marriage following Delaware and New Jersey. (More)
Supreme Court overturns convictions in 'Bridgegate' scandal
The US Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously overturned the convictions of two former New Jersey politicians involved in the 2013 scheme to create a traffic-jam along the one of the nation's busiest bridges, ultimately known as "Bridgegate."Forme (More)
Supreme Court hears oral arguments on ACA birth control mandate exemptions and political robocalls
The Supreme Court continued oral arguments by conference call on Wednesday, hearing both Little Sisters of the Poor Saints Peter and Paul Home v. Pennsylvania and Barr v. American Association of Political Consultants Inc.The first case involves t (More)
3M wins preliminary injunction in face mask price-gouging lawsuit
A federal judge on Monday granted 3M a preliminary injunction against a New Jersey-based company accused of federal trademark violations and flagrantly increasing the price of highly-coveted N95 face masks. The order marks the first win in a string o (More)
COVID-19 is Impacting the New York Child Victims Act
Earlier this month, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that he was extending the "NYS on Pause" restrictions until May 15th, halting all non-essential business in the state. Though the governor’s actions will ensure the health and safety of New (More)
A Comparative Understanding of "Lockdown" Frameworks in the Time of the Coronavirus Pandemic
As COVID-19 spreads in different parts of the world, many countries have resorted to “national quarantine” or lockdown. Travel bans and closure of activities has resulted in a complete halt of society. Different countries are using their own set of d (More)
3M files new trademark lawsuit in string of price gouging allegations
3M filed a federal trademark infringement suit Tuesday against a medical supplies company for the resale of N95 masks to the state of Wisconsin at inflated prices.Similar to previous litigation initiated by the country's largest producer of N95 m (More)
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