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Supreme Court draft opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade a breach of confidentiality, experts say
The U.S. Supreme Court draft opinion that would overturn the constitutional right to abortion is a breach of confidentiality, and has heightened the stakes in an already politically-charged ... ... independence from the political branches of government. The Supreme Court keeps its internal deliberations private, unlike the White House and Congress, where leaks are... ... earthquake this will cause inside the court, in terms of the destruction of trust among justices and staff. Leaking a draft opinion is a violation of the established norms...
Updated: 05/03/2022
Trump denied $10,000 fine for not giving over docs in subpoena
... state Attorney General Letitia James in a civil investigation of the Trump Organization's business practices. A New York state ... ... possession of the Trump Organization, to the best of my knowledge. Justice Arthur Engoron rejected that argument, saying that the ... ... the subpoena were sent to the attorney general months ago. In a court filing this month, James office said Trump had been stonewalling ... ... Trump 's financial statements provided to banks, insurers and the Internal Revenue Service , and that her office is contemplating ...
Updated: 04/29/2022
Russian pilot who endured prolonged torture in US returns home
... could deal with me later. They beat me on the heels, knocked out my teeth, beat off my internal organs, broke the bones in my legs. Liberia eventually handed Yaroshenko over... ... and was secretly transferred to the US. He was jailed for a 20 year period after a US court found him guilty of conspiring to import cocaine into the United States. The torture and years in a US... ... smuggling plot. Yaroshenko plans to bring the United States and Liberian authorities to justice over the hardships he has endured and the systematic violation of basic human...
Updated: 04/28/2022
Singapore executes drug trafficker despite appeals
... RAHMAN AFP SINGAPORE - Singapore executed a Malaysian man convicted of drug trafficking on Wednesday despite appeals for clemency on ... ... where a funeral would be held in the town of Ipoh. A Singapore court turned down a legal challenge put forward by Nagaenthran ... ... group Reprieve described the execution as a tragic miscarriage of justice but also said it felt it could be a watershed moment for ... ... placard reading Singapore spare Nagaenthran the noose. Amnesty International Malaysia said on Twitter that they were unafraid ...
Updated: 04/27/2022
Singapore executes mentally disabled man
... less than three tablespoons of diamorphine is unjustifiable and a flagrant violation of international laws that Singapore has chosen to sign up to. Nagaenthran and his mother... ... his death sentence and that he may not have been given a fair trial because the chief justice who presided over his appeals had been the attorney-general when Nagaenthran was convicted in 2010. The motion was dismissed by the court, which described it as frivolous at the end of Tuesday's hearing. Nagaenthran...
Updated: 04/27/2022
ICC to investigate alleged war crimes in Ukraine
... of alleged war crimes in Ukraine.Crime International Criminal Court ICC will investigate alleged war crime in Ukraine after Russian invasion. After the Russian invasion, the International Criminal Court will join the European Union's investigation of alleged war crimes in Ukraine. The International Criminal Court ICC will investigate alleged war crimes in Ukraine after Russian invasion. The European Union's agency for criminal justice, Eurojust , made an announcement on Monday. The international war crimes tribunal's first-ever participation in an investigative team was signed by ICC prosecutor Karim Khan and the prosecutors general of Lithuania, Poland and Ukraine, according ...
Updated: 04/25/2022
Trump ordered to pay $10,000 a day to keep documents private
A New York state judge has found Donald Trump in civil contempt of court and ordered him to pay $10,000 a day until he turns over documents that have been ... ... Organization's Trump Organization's business practices. In a pair of tweets, James praised Justice Arthur Engoron's ruling as a major victory. Today, justice prevailed. James... ... misrepresentations in Mr. Trump 's financial statements provided to banks, insurers, and the Internal Revenue Service. The former President called the probe a continuation of the...
Updated: 04/25/2022
Former Trump administration official warned of violence on Jan. 6
... official warned Mark Meadows, who served as the former President Donald Trump's chief of staff, that the events of Jan. 6, 2021, could turn violent, according to a court filing from the House panel investigating the House bill investigating the Capitol... ... knew there were concerns brought forward to Mr. Meadows. I'm not sure if he did it internally, Hutchinson said. It wasn't clear from Hutchinson's testimony what intel... ... refusal to answer questions about the attack. The House voted to send Meadows to the Justice Department for a potential contempt of Congress charge. Meadows has handed over...
Updated: 04/23/2022
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