The US Supreme Court decided on Thursday that the current administration could not end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival program (DACA). Justice Roberts delivered the opinion of the court in the Department of Homeland Security v. Regents University of California, he was joined by Justices Ginsburg, Breyer, Kagan and Sotomayor. DACA has allowed certain [...]

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The US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit decided Monday that a case challenging the Texas prohibition of government entities from contracting with companies who boycott Israel is moot. The court vacated the preliminary injunction and remanded the case to the district court to dismiss the complaints.?The order did not address the constitutionality of [...]

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Saudi Arabia issued a royal decree Sunday ending the death penalty for individuals convicted of crimes when they were minors. This decree could prevent six men from receiving the death penalty. According to Amnesty International, in 2019, Saudi Arabia put 184 people to death, the highest number on record. The President of the Human Rights [...]

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The US Supreme Court on Monday dismissed as moot a claim concerning a New York City law limiting the transportation of firearms between home and shooting ranges. In?New York State Rifle & Pistol Association Inc. v. City of New York,?the regulation transporting firearms is considered moot because the city changed the rule last year. Gun [...]

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Judge James Gwin of the US District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, ordered Wednesday that certain inmates of Elkton Federal Correctional Institution would be considered for “enlargement” based on the filed habeas petition. Enlargement is when the court maintains custody over the inmates but the place of custody is altered, such as through [...]

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The US Supreme Court determined unanimously Thursday that there is no “willfulness” required in the Lanham Act for trademark infringers to disgorge profits. The dispute arose over Fossil’s use of Romag fasteners on its handbags. Romag discovered that Fossil’s Chinese manufacturers were using counterfeit Romag fasteners and alleged trademark infringement and false representation. A jury [...]

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Families of young children from the Democratic Republic of Congo who have been injured or killed while mining cobalt launched a lawsuit against Apple, Google, Tesla, Dell and Microsoft on Sunday. Cobalt is used in batteries for the electronic devices that technology companies manufacture and is abundant in the Congo. The complaint details the dangerous [...]

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The recent subject of a Supreme Court case regarding racial bias in jury selection, Curtis Flowers was released ?on bail Monday after 23 years of incarceration. Flowers was tried six times for the 1996 murders of four people in the Tardy Furniture store in Winona, Mississippi. While the Supreme Court overturned his latest conviction and [...]

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Judge Paul Malloy of Ozaukee County, Wisconsin, ruled for Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty (WILL) Friday to purge voter registrations of 234,000 voters. The complaint filed in November claimed the Wisconsin Election Commission risked Wisconsin’s election integrity by allowing voter registrations from old addresses to remain active. The Commission sent a letter in October [...]

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The Supreme Court granted certiorari in two cases on Friday in addition to taking up appeals surrounding President Donald Trump’s financial records. The issue in McGirt v. Oklahoma is whether the prosecution of an enrolled member of the Creek Tribe for crimes committed within the historical Creek boundaries is subject to exclusive federal jurisdiction. The [...]

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