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Supreme Court won’t block Texas abortion law but grants expedited review for Nov. 1. The Texas law is the nation’s most restrictive. In a divisive 5-to-4 decision last month, the court had

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Opinion A Yale Law School party invite to a ‘trap house

(5 days ago) Opinion. : At Yale Law School, a party invitation ignites a firestorm. Students outside the Sterling Memorial Library on the campus of Yale University in New Haven, Conn., in January 2020. (Stan

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Virginia appeals dismissal of Bijan Ghaisar manslaughter

(8 days ago) 7 hours ago · The supremacy clause of the U.S. Constitution holds that states must defer to federal law, and courts have interpreted that to grant immunity to most federal officers charged in state court, with

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Supreme Court won't block Texas abortion law, but grants

(2 days ago) The Texas law is the nation’s most restrictive. In a divisive 5-to-4 decision last month, the court had allowed it to go into effect, although dissenters said it violated the precedent in Roe v

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Biden administration asks Supreme Court to stop Texas

(2 days ago) That the court was willing initially to allow the Texas law to go into effect was a sign that its newest members, all chosen by President Donald Trump, are open to reconsidering precedents.

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Texas’s abortion law is even more unpopular than we

(Just Now) Texas’s abortion law is even more unpopular than we thought. The Supreme Court allowed a Texas law banning abortion past six weeks to remain in …

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Texas abortion law: State urges Supreme Court to leave …

(2 days ago) The law, which is the nation’s most restrictive and bars the procedure as early as six weeks into pregnancy with no exceptions for rape or incest, will remain in effect.

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Australia introduces law to require Facebook and others …

(3 days ago) 12 hours ago · A draft law in Australia seeks to require social media platforms such as Facebook to seek parental consent for children and teens under 16 years old and to strengthen the protection of people’s

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New voting laws: Here’s where and how state lawmakers …

(7 days ago) The law gives partisan election observers more access to the ballot counting process. It also prevents behavior undertaken with the “intent” of influencing a voter, so the law is likely to bar

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New Texas law bans transgender girls from girl sports

(2 days ago) Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) has signed into law a bill that bans transgender girls from participating in female sports in public schools, a measure that goes further than current rules in the state

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A fight in Missouri shows the damage of overbroad hacking

(2 days ago) 1 day ago · Advertisement. But Parson went after the paper. He claimed it had violated a state anti-hacking law, ordered an investigation by the State Highway Patrol’s digital forensic unit and said his

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Singapore invokes ‘fake news’ law in push against anti

(6 days ago) 1 day ago · ArrowRight. Under Singapore’s “fake news” law — formerly called the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act — the website must carry a notice to readers that it contains

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The Texas abortion law, explained

(4 days ago) The law, which is the nation’s most restrictive and bars the procedure as early as six weeks into pregnancy with no exceptions for rape or incest, will remain in effect.

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Opinion The ugly origins of qualified immunity

(3 days ago) 18 hours ago · Law enforcement officials, prosecutors, politicians, and judges either feigned obliviousness to the violence or actively participated in it.

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Hong Kong convicts second person under national security law

(6 days ago) 1 day ago · HONG KONG — Hong Kong has convicted a second person under its sweeping national security law for chanting pro-independence slogans, amid a …

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Opinion The Supreme Court is getting a second chance to

(3 days ago) But the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit lifted that order and allowed the Texas law to resume. The appeals court’s four-sentence order was a particularly sloppy bit of legal reasoning

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Guatemalan town calm under martial law after mining

(5 days ago) Guatemalan town calm under martial law after mining dispute. A man is frisked by police at a check point in El Estor in the northern coastal province of …

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Opinion The federal court ruling blocking Texas’s

(1 days ago) The preliminary injunction from a federal district court Wednesday blocking the enforcement of Texas’s abortion bounty law was a rare win …

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Biden administration to ask Supreme Court to halt Texas

(6 days ago) Supreme Court order on Texas abortion ban shows threat to Roe v. Wade. But the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit quickly put Pitman’s order on hold, and on Thursday it said the law

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Singapore passes powerful foreign interference law

(8 days ago) The law would allow authorities to compel Internet service providers and social media platforms to provide user information, block content and remove applications used to …

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E.U. debates withholding billions of euros from Poland as

(6 days ago) As part of the Law and Justice party’s consolidation of judicial bodies and legal powers, the government established a “disciplinary chamber” that critics say is a tool to intimidate judges.

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Texas abortion law: State defends six-week ban in response

(9 days ago) The law, which is the nation’s most restrictive and bars the procedure as early as six weeks into pregnancy with no exceptions for rape or incest, will remain in effect.

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Analysis In the Texas abortion law, conservatives

(8 days ago) Texas’s new abortion law, Senate Bill 8 (SB 8), took effect Sept. 1, effectively banning abortions performed after six weeks of pregnancy.At first, the Supreme Court failed to impose a …

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Howard University law school gets $10 million grant from

(9 days ago) The Howard University Law School announced its largest gift in school history, a $10 million donation from the New York-based Jerome L. Greene Foundation.

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Opinion Scalia law student Crystal Clanton said she

(7 days ago) For a graduating law student, a clerkship with a federal appeals court judge is a glittering credential. With the right judge, it can be a steppingstone to the most sought-after credential of all

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Broad majorities of Americans oppose key provisions of

(2 days ago) Broad majorities of Americans oppose key provisions of a restrictive Texas abortion law, and a majority disagrees with the recent Supreme Court decision that allowed the law, which effectively

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How the New Texas Abortion Law Turns the Public Into

(1 days ago) The strictest abortion law in the U.S. took effect on Sept. 1 in Texas. It’s seen by abortion-rights supporters as an end-run around Roe v. Wade -- the 1973 Supreme Court decision that legalized

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The federal suit against Texas’s abortion law may fail. It

(7 days ago) Texas’s law resembles other heartbeat bills, which criminalize abortions performed when a doctor can detect fetal cardiac activity. But there is one …

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Opinion Republicans will rue the Texas abortion law

(1 days ago) Opinion. : Republicans will rue the Texas abortion law. Jillian Dworin participates in a protest against the six-week abortion ban at the Capitol in …

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Administrative jobs in Law D.C. Metro

(6 days ago) Administrative Attorney (assistant Commonwealth Attorney Ii) Fairfax, Virginia. $72,752.58 - $121,254.64 Annually. Fairfax County Government. This is an exciting time to join the Fairfax Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office, as the office embarks on an ambitious criminal justice reform agenda View details.

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Abortion providers ask Supreme Court to step in quickly to

(2 days ago) The law, which is the nation’s most restrictive and bars the procedure as early as six weeks into pregnancy with no exceptions for rape or incest, will remain in …

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Texas abortion ban: Justice Department sues to stop law

(Just Now) The Texas law was designed to withstand a similar preemptive legal challenge. It intentionally bars enforcement by state government officials, whom …

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Opinion The Supreme Court had no reason to block Texas’s

(5 days ago) The law as written allows any citizen to file a suit that would cause such a potential harm. Those potential litigants would not have been bound by any relief the court could have granted short of

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What is ‘cybersecurity law’

(4 days ago) Sources of law here can include the FTC’s Section 5 authority, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), SEC guidance, the …

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Police Bill of Rights: Officers protected from discipline

(1 days ago) At stake was the “Law Enforcement Officers Bill of Rights” — a first-in-the-nation law that codified workplace protections for police officers far beyond those afforded to other government

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Opinion Texas’s abortion law is a nightmare for women

(5 days ago) The law prohibits abortions six weeks after a woman’s last period, putting her well-being and life choices under the thumb of the state.Republicans intend to enforce the law by incentivizing

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Rule of law vs. rule through law

(5 days ago) Overall, my book shows that administrative law is a form of extralegal power, and it thereby revives prerogative power — indeed, what used to be understood as absolute power.

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Opinion How do we reconcile law and science

(3 days ago) Law strives for consistency and finality, so courts tend to look to precedents for guidance. Science is always changing with new evidence and new research. But …

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How cartoonists are taking on the Texas abortion law

(9 days ago) The Herblock Prize-winning cartoonist says she is deeply disturbed by “the end of Roe v.Wade,” as well as “the failure of the Supreme Court to uphold the law and the extremism of ‘bounty

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The debate over immigration often relies on murky

(6 days ago) That law retained caps on overall immigration and set new targets for who would be prioritized for entry. Decades of low immigration and, correspondingly, low numbers of …

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What is 'Kate's Law

(2 days ago) What is 'Kate's Law?'. July 6, 2017 | 4:51 PM GMT. The bill, named after a woman who was killed by an illegal immigrant, seeks to toughen punishments on people who reenter the U.S. illegally

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House passes bill to create statutory right to abortion as

(3 days ago) The House on Friday passed legislation that would create a statutory right for health-care professionals to provide abortions, amid an intensifying legal battle over a Texas law that is the most

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Quebec court upholds Bill 21 ban on hijabs, turbans

(9 days ago) The law includes a grandfather clause that exempts from the ban employees who already are in their positions. But they would lose the exemption if they were promoted or …

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Florida Republican introduces bill to ban most abortions

(2 days ago) As is the case in Texas, the law would be enforced by private citizens filing lawsuits against those deemed to have “aided or abetted” in an abortion procedure. If the …

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Opinion The rule of law as a justification for

(9 days ago) The rule of law might also be defined in terms of stability over time. A rule must have the same interpretation at Time B as at Time A. Here too, the connection between this principle and

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