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US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died
US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday at age 87 at her home in Washington, DC, suffering from complications of metastatic pancreatic cancer. Ginsburg was appointed to the Supreme Court by President Bill Clinton in 1993 and served m (More)
Delhi police file charges in Hindu-Muslim riots
Delhi police filed charges on Thursday against 15 protesters opposed to the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) during the Hindu-Muslim riots. Police filed charges in a court in eastern New Delhi, and the filing is more than 17,000 pages long, said polic (More)
Texas court removes inmate from death row over intellectual disability
The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals on Wednesday changed Juan Lizcano's death sentence to life in prison because of intellectual disability. Lizcano joins the list of five other inmates taken off Texas's death row since the US Supreme Court invalidat (More)
Pennsylvania top court expands mail-in voting, ballot drop box options, removes Green Party from ballot
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued three significant rulings on Thursday, extending the state's mail-in ballot deadline, preventing third parties from delivering absentee ballots in the state and removing the Green Party Candidate from the preside (More)
Trump administration appeals order blocking exclusion of undocumented immigrants from census
The Trump administration gave notice on Wednesday that it intends to appeal to the Supreme Court a ruling from the US District Court for the Southern District of New York. In a unanimous decision last week, a three-judge panel blocked the president's (More)
From Criticism to Contempt: Twitter and Free Speech in India
Justice H.R. Khanna from the Supreme Court of India once observed ‘Judges should not silence criticism with threat of Contempt of Court but should remove the weakness and drawback that crept into the judicial system.’ Administration of justice and up (More)
The Establishment of the National Council for Transgender Persons in India is a Long Overdue Reform
On August 21, 2020, the Government of India announced the creation of  the National Council for Transgender Persons (“Council”) to work towards the societal acceptance and improvement in the status of the transgender community. The Council is the cou (More)
North Carolina appeals court upholds 2018 referenda on constitutional amendments
The North Carolina Court of Appeals on Tuesday upheld two constitutional amendments from 2018 referenda.During its 2017-2018 session, the North Carolina General Assembly proposed various amendments to the state constitution to be put on the 2018 (More)
Wisconsin Supreme Court denies Green Party presidential candidate bid to appear on ballot
The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Monday rejected the appeal by Howie Hawkins and Angela Walker, the Green Party candidates for President and Vice President, to appear on the Wisconsin ballot. The decision avoided thrusting Wisconsin into election chaos (More)
Indiana Chief Justice tests positive for COVID-19
Chief Justice of the Indiana Supreme Court Loretta Rush tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday. According to a press release from the court, Rush was infected with COVID-19 after coming into contact with a family member who also had the virus.Rus (More)