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Russia court imprisons Jehovah's Witnesses as members of extremist organization
The Jehovah's Witnesses reported Wednesday that two of the religious group's members have been found guilty of extremism by the Berezovsky City Court (Kemerovo Region) in Russia. The two had been detained since 2018 on criminal charges and were sente (More)
Federal appeals court blocks release of Trump tax returns
A federal judge on the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has stayed a district court order to subpoena President Trump's tax returns. The stay, issued Tuesday, will prevent the district court from accessing Trump's tax returns until the Seco (More)
Dream11 and IPL 2020: Illegal Gambling and Indian Sports
The Indian Premier League (IPL) has been overburdened with scandals in recent years. In the UAE, the den of cricket gambling, the IPL's conduct along with the sponsorship of Dream11 has been celebrated with joy not only by fans and players but also b (More)
Federal appeals court denies Michael Flynn's attempt to end case against him
A federal appeals court on Monday denied an attempt by Michael Flynn, US President Donald Trump's previous national security advisor, to dismiss the case against him. The case was originally brought by the FBI, but the FBI has since decided not to pu (More)
NJ Board of Bar Examiners Must Grant Universal Diploma Privilege
On August 3, New Jersey’s Supreme Court publicly responded to a letter from more than 100 New Jersey law school faculty and administrators rejecting their call for a one-time issuance of “diploma privilege” for 2020 law school graduates and other fir (More)
Israel Supreme Court rules Jewish settlement in occupied West Bank must be removed
The Supreme Court of Israel ruled on Thursday that a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank had been built on land that had been privately owned by Palestinians, and as a result, the settlement had to be removed (case # בג"ץ 953/11).The case (More)
The Intersection of Legal Tech Advancements and the Gig Economy: An Interview with Sascha Mehlhase
The Third Industrial Revolution, which precipitated the digital age that we live in today, is now paving the way for the Fourth Industrial Revolution: the age of smart technology, artificial intelligence, and automation. The dynamic shift that these (More)
There Is No Ascertainable Proof that the Bar Exam and the MPRE Protect the Public
An August 5, 2020 webinar organized by the University of Miami received a great deal of attention for remarks made by the National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE) president Judith Gunderson suggesting that NCBE critics might encounter difficulties (More)
Federal appeals court rules denying transgender student access to bathroom of choice was unlawful
The US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit ruled on Wednesday that it was unlawful for a Virginia school board to deny a transgender student access to the bathroom that corresponded with his gender identity. The court determined that preventing t (More)
Federal judge rules new lethal injection protocol violates drug safety laws
A judge for the US District Court for the District of Columbia ruled Thursday that the Department of Justice's (DOJ) new lethal injection protocol violates Food and Drug Administration (FDA) laws.This case arose when Keith Nelson, a prisoner sent (More)