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Judge blocks Kentucky governor's executive orders on COVID-19 control
A Kentucky Circuit Judge granted a temporary restraining order on Thursday against Governor Andy Beshear's COVID-19 executive orders.Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles and Evan Orchard and Cider Mill, LLC, filed a complaint against th (More)
Pennsylvania Supreme Court rejects legislature’s attempt to end COVID-19 restrictions
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court Wednesday rejected the state legislature’s resolution to end a COVID-19 executive order.In mid-March, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf declared the closure of all non-essential businesses via executive order. The orde (More)
Court rules that US government must release migrant children held during COVID-19
US District Court Judge Dolly Gee ruled on Friday that the federal government cannot keep migrant children detained during the COVID-19 pandemic.In its minutes, the court stated that while it "appreciates both ICE's and ORR's efforts to reduce th (More)
Diploma Privilege: What This Moment Demands
COVID-19 has forced jurisdictions across the country to make decisions regarding the administration of this year’s Bar Exam. These decisions have altered the date, location, format, and portability of results; and have done so in ways that are anythi (More)
The Self-Censorship of Indian Media
The conundrum that India’s media has found itself in during the pandemic has been nothing unusual. India’s mainstream media has been mired in distrust for a large part of this decade. The fledgling state of the media has been a limited focus since th (More)
What Teaching Policing and Race as a Former Police Officer Has Taught Me
The results of the Kerner Commission Report were published in the midst of racial unrest sweeping across the United States in the 1960s. The commission, established by President Lyndon Johnson and made up of bi-partisan officials, set out to investig (More)
The Supreme Court's DACA Decision Keeps Dreamers Safe...For Now
The Supreme Court today issued a decision that the Trump administration’s rescission of DACA, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, was unlawful because it failed to explain adequately why it ended DACA. In an opinion by Chief Justice Roberts, the (More)
French court sentences Bashar al-Assad's uncle for embezzlement
Rifaat al-Assad, Bashar al-Assad's uncle, on Wednesday was sentenced to four years in prison by a Paris court for embezzling Syrian state funds to buy millions of dollars worth of property throughout France and the United Kingdom.Rifaat has lived (More)
Supreme Court grants last minute stay of execution to Texas inmate
The US Supreme Court stayed the execution of Texas inmate Ruben Gutierrez Tuesday. The order came only an hour before the execution was scheduled to take place and was granted in response to Gutierrez's argument that his First Amendment rights were v (More)
Trump signs executive order to address police brutality
US President Trump signed an executive order Tuesday meant to address police brutality in the US.Since the death of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis Police, protests have spread across the country. As a part of the movement, the publi (More)
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