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Utah Supreme Court upholds rights of trans persons to change name and sex on state records

Added: 08.05.2021 1:16 | 18 views | 0 comments

In a 4-1 decision announced on Thursday, Utah's Supreme Court expanded transgender rights in the state by siding with two trans petitioners seeking court orders to change their names and sex on birth certificates.


Poland 'breaks EU law' over judges, EU court opinion says

Added: 07.05.2021 6:14 | 5 views | 0 comments

The legal opinion came as the Polish disciplinary chamber discussed removing the immunity of a supreme court judge critical of the government's judicial overhaul.

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25 killed in Rio de Janeiro drug raid

Added: 07.05.2021 4:18 | 2 views | 0 comments

Twenty-five people, including one police officer, were killed in a police anti-drug raid in a slum on Thursday in Rio de Janeiro, according to state police, despite a Supreme Court order banning such operations other than in "absolutely exceptional" circumstances during the pandemic.


Trump ban decision shows the limits of a Facebook 'Supreme Court'

Added: 05.05.2021 21:17 | 26 views | 0 comments

Facebook's independent Oversight Board has said the social media giant was right to ban former US president Donald Trump, but has declined to decide whether it should be permanent – punting the decision back to Facebook

Supreme Court seems skeptical that law helps all convicted of crack cocaine offenses

Added: 05.05.2021 0:09 | 33 views | 0 comments

The justices indicated a law written by Congress to tackle racial disparities may not cover all offenders.

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Supreme Court declines to revisit precedent that restricts lawsuits from service members

Added: 03.05.2021 21:17 | 40 views | 0 comments

Justice Clarence Thomas said the court should have granted a former West Point cadet’s suit over an alleged rape.

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Trump to release new list of conservative Supreme Court nominees

Added: 03.05.2021 19:18 | 19 views | 0 comments

President Donald Trump said on Thursday he planned to release a new list of conservative nominees to the U.S. Supreme Court after the high court dealt him a major setback on his hardline immigration policies.


Kamala Harris stresses need for 'independent' judiciary in El Salvador as Democrats push court-packing in US

Added: 03.05.2021 18:35 | 9 views | 0 comments

Vice President Kamala Harris stressed the need for an "independent" judiciary in El Salvador on Sunday, even as she has yet to speak out against a Democratic attempt to pack the Supreme Court.

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What does Arizona's new abortion law do, what are the exceptions and how does it compare to other states?

Added: 03.05.2021 15:31 | 16 views | 0 comments

Energized by the Supreme Court's conservative majority, GOP lawmakers throughout the country put forward a host of anti-abortion bills this year.


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