President Donald Trump asked the US Supreme Court Tuesday to overturn the Wisconsin election results in a second attempt to involve the Supreme Court in altering election results in his favor. In their petition, lawyers acting for Trump argue that antifraud mandates were disregarded by Wisconsin election officials during the Wisconsin recount. More specifically, they [...]

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President Trump finally signed a coronavirus relief package Sunday after several days’ delay. The president signed the bill Sunday night, but issued a statement that “wasteful items need to be removed” from the bill, indicating that the White House would send a “redlined version” back to Congress “insisting that those funds be removed from the [...]

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A California federal judge has temporarily blocked President Trump’s executive order banning diversity training for federal contractors in one of several lawsuits currently challenging the order’s constitutionality. Plaintiffs, a group of non-profit community organizations serving the LGBT community and those living with HIV, argued that Trump’s executive order unlawfully described their work as “anti-American propaganda.” [...]

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The US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit declined Tuesday to reconsider its August decision that blocked four Arkansas abortion restrictions from taking effect. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the Center for Reproductive Rights challenged the measures on behalf of Dr. Frederick Hopkins, a Little Rock abortion provider. The measures, which could [...]

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The US Supreme Court held?Thursday that a Delaware political independent lacked standing to challenge the state’s “bare majority” and “major party” requirements because he was not “able and ready” to apply for a judicial vacancy. This decision was unanimous, with newly-confirmed Justice Amy Coney Barrett abstaining from participation. The case challenged a Delaware constitutional provision [...]

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More than 1,500 attorneys across the US have signed a petition calling for bar associations to condemn and investigate President Donald Trump’s campaign lawyers. Since Trump lost his bid at reelection, his legal team has filed an abundance of lawsuits challenging the validity of the November presidential election. However, they have not only been unsuccessful [...]

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The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Thursday rejected the Trump campaign’s attempt to have more than 220,000 absentee ballots discounted. The ruling serves as another blow to the campaign’s legal challenges contesting the results of the November presidential election. The?original complaint stated that the Wisconsin vote recount contained “mistakes, irregularities and illegal behavior,” which led to [...]

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The Assemblée Nationale of France made discrimination based on regional accents an actionable offense Friday, adopting a bill proposed by deputy Chrisophe Euzet by a vote of 98 to 3. The new law punishes accent discrimination in the same manner as discrimination based on ethnicity, gender or disability. Those who violate the law may face [...]

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Former Canadian Supreme Court Justice Michel Bastarache on Thursday released a report on sexual harassment in the Canadian federal police force, the RCMP, that described its internal institutional culture as toxic, misogynistic and homophobic. After conducting interviews with RCMP members, Bastarache concluded that the force’s working environment was heavily sexualized. Many women were victims of [...]

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Apple has settled with 33 states and the District of Columbia, agreeing Wednesday to pay $113 million to rectify its past practice of slowing customers’ old iPhones in efforts to preserve battery life. In January 2017 Apple released an iPhone 6 update—iOS 10.2.1—which sought to prolong battery life by “throttling” iPhone processing performance. As a [...]

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