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UK MP Boris Johnson to face Brexit misconduct charges
The Westminster Magistrate's Court ruled Wednesday that MP Boris Johnson must appear in court to face an accusation of misconduct in public office. The claim alleges that Johnson lied in order to encourage voters to leave the EU. Johnson was a pro (More)
UN calls for release of staff after Kosovo police raid
The UN Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK) called for the release of its members following their arrest during a Kosovo police operation in northern Kosovo on Tuesday. The police operation, which involved activities in the regions of Zvecan, Zubin Potok, Le (More)
Federal appeals court rejects challenge to ban on foreign nationals contributing to elections
The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday rejected a challenge to a federal ban on foreign citizens contributing to state and local elections in the US. In 2012 two men, Jose Susumo Azano Mastura and Ravneet Singh, (More)
Targeting Jihadist Terrorists: Identifying Pertinent Legal Guidelines
Targeted killing campaigns are still accelerating under the Trump administration, with fewer constraints and even less transparency. More precisely, it seems that the Obama-era Presidential Policy Guidance has been relaxed in two very meaningful ways (More)
New York Senate approves bill authorizing release of Trump's state tax returns
The New York Senate approved two bills on Wednesday aimed at forcing US President Donald Trump to release his tax returns and limiting his power to pardon state criminal offenses. The first, New York Senate Bill S5072A, requires the state's commis (More)
The “Occupy Central 9” Cases: Rule of Law or Rule by Law in Hong Kong?  
             “A trial is a window into the soul of a country.”                                        --Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Under the Sino-British Joint Declaration of 1984, China agreed to govern (More)
Iran lawmakers approve bill labeling US forces as terrorists
Iran's parliament approved a law Tuesday pronouncing the US Army's Central Command (CENTCOM) a terrorist organization. The bill was passed in reaction to the US labeling Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) a terrorist organization earl (More)
Lawsuit dismissed against social media companies for role in Pulse Night Club shooting
The US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit against Twitter, Facebook and Google brought by the victims and the families of the victims of the June 2016 Pulse nightclub mass shooting. The shooting in Orlando, Florida, (More)
EU approves new copyright laws in blow to online sharing platforms
The Council of the EEU announced on Monday that it has adopted a new set of copyright laws that holds online platforms liable for user uploaded content. The law was adopted by the European Council on Monday after it was approved by the European Pa (More)
Trump administration cancels MLB deal with Cuba
The Trump administration announced Friday that it canceled the December agreement between Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Cuban Baseball Federation (FCB) regarding player transfers that was intended to "end the dangerous trafficking of Cuban play (More)