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Trump asks Supreme Court to intervene in census case over undocumented immigrants
The Trump administration asked the US Supreme Court on Tuesday to intervene over whether undocumented immigrants can be excluded when allocating congressional seats based on the 2020 census.Recently, multiple states sued the Trump administration (More)
Mi'kmaw First Nations in Canada launch rights-based Nova Scotia fishery in assertion of treaty rights
The Sipekne'katik First Nation in Nova Scotia, Canada, have launched a rights-based "Moderate Livelihood" fishery in St. Mary's Bay, which has sparked outrage and protests from non-Indigenous fishermen.Sipekne'katik band is the first to start thi (More)
Postponing Confirmation Hearings for the Benefit of the Supreme Court and the Nation
The tumultuous controversy about whether President Trump and the Senate should try to fill the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat before the upcoming election presents high stake political and constitutional risks for both Republicans and Democr (More)
Finland Supreme Court outlaws neo-Nazi group
Finland's Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld a decision by two lower courts to ban a far-right group and two of its subgroups at the request of the National Police Board. The litigation, which originally began in 2017, came to an end when the highest Co (More)
Unpacking Bias as Justification for Arbitrator Dismissal Across the World
In a recent judgment of BYL and BYM v. BYN, the Singapore International Commercial Court (“the Singapore Court”) dismissed the challenge to an arbitral award on the grounds of arbitrator bias. In doing so, the court has continued to apply stringent t (More)
DOJ argues New Mexico school COVID-19 restrictions violate Equal Protection Clause
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a statement of interest in the US District Court for the District of New Mexico on Monday alleging that a rule imposing more strict COVID-19 capacity requirements on private schools than public schools violate (More)
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)