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  • Thailand’s Future Forward Party acquitted of charges of trying to overthrow monarchy 21 Gennaio 2020
    Thailand’s Constitutional Court on Tuesday ruled that key figures of Thailand’s opposition political party, Future Forward, were not guilty of seeking to overthrow the country’s monarchy. The charges were based on social media posts and academic publications made by the members before the party was founded. The members were also charged with being linked with […]
  • Former US Rep. Chris Collins sentenced to 26 months for insider trading 21 Gennaio 2020
    A federal judge in the Southern District of New York on Friday sentenced former New York Republican Congressman Chris Collins to 26 months in federal prison for insider trading and helping his son and others evade nearly $1 million in stock losses. He was also convicted of making false statements to the FBI. Collins resigned […]
  • Trump legal team calls on Senate to reject impeachment articles 21 Gennaio 2020
    US President Donald Trump’s impeachment legal team submitted a 171-page trial memorandum Monday urging his immediate acquittal, arguing that the House articles of impeachment do not identify any impeachable offense. White House Counsel contends that the president did not engage in any unconstitutional or illegal activity, calling the Articles of Impeachment “the product of an […]
  • Circuit court rules Indiana must list both parents’ names on birth certificates in same-sex female relationships 18 Gennaio 2020
    The US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit ruled on Friday that, for women in female same-sex marriages, Indiana must include the names of both women on the birth certificate of their children. The state argued birth certificate parentage in Indiana is based on biology, not parentage. However, the district court ruled that in […]
  • Class-action lawsuit filed against Facebook demands CEO Zuckerberg divest himself of controlling interest in company 18 Gennaio 2020
    Four small tech firms filed a class-action lawsuit in the US District Court for the Northern District of California on Thursday, accusing Facebook and its CEO Mark Zuckerberg of running a vast anticompetitive scheme in an attempt to solidify long-term market dominance. The plaintiffs include Cir.cl, an online marketplace and social network; Beehive Biometric, an […]
  • Supreme Court to hear personal jurisdiction, contraceptive coverage, elector fine cases 18 Gennaio 2020
    The United States Supreme Court released orders on Friday that granted certiorari for six new cases, consolidating them into three hours of upcoming oral arguments. The first case, which consolidates Ford Motor Co. v. Montana Eighth District Court and Ford Motor Co. v. Bandemer, presents  a question about personal jurisdiction. The Due Process Clause permits […]
  • New York and DC attorneys generals lead lawsuit against USDA over new SNAP benefits rule 17 Gennaio 2020
    New York Attorney General Letitia James and District of Columbia Attorney General Karl Racine are co-leading a lawsuit filed Thursday against the US Department of Agriculture (USDA). This lawsuit, filed in the US District Court for the District of Columbia, challenges the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program: Requirements for Able-Bodied Adults Without Dependents, a rule passed on […]
  • Virginia Senate passes three gun control measures 17 Gennaio 2020
    The Virginia Senate approved three gun control measures (SB 35, SB 69 and SB 70) on Thursday. The gun measures, which have been sent to the House for consideration, passed in Senate just a few days before the pro-gun rally which is set to take place in Richmond next Monday. SB 35 would allow local […]
  • Federal appeals court dismisses youth climate change lawsuit 17 Gennaio 2020
    The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on Friday dismissed a climate change lawsuit filed by a group of young people against the US. The case was brought by 21 children, who were also represented by their guardians, arguing that they have a constitutional right to live in a habitable world free from […]
  • Federal judge blocks California labor law from applying to truckers 17 Gennaio 2020
    A federal judge barred a California labor law from applying to independent truckers on Thursday. Judge Roger Benitez of the US District Court for the Southern District of California ruled that AB-5, a California Labor law that makes it harder for companies to classify workers as independent contractors, does not apply to independent truckers. AB-5 […]