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UK House of Commons passes bill declaring Rwanda a ‘safe country’ despite Supreme Court ruling

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Other opponents of the bill voiced concerns with its goal of bypassing a Supreme Court ruling that declared the government’s Rwanda plan unlawful. Stephen Kinnock, the Labour Party’s Shadow Minister for Immigration, called the bill “an assault on the rule of law and an affront to the separation of powers.”

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“Shock, anger, confusion grip Alabama after court ruling on embryos”

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“Shock, anger, confusion grip Alabama after court ruling on embryos”: Tim Craig and Sabrina Malhi of The Washington Post have this report. Joslin and Mary Ziegler have a Jurisprudence essay titled “ Sam Alito Is to Blame for the Alabama Supreme Court’s Devastating Anti-IVF Ruling.”

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US Supreme Court rules that federal government can be liable under Fair Credit Reporting Act

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In a unanimous slip opinion, the US Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) waives sovereign immunity and that the federal government can be liable for incorrect debt reporting that damages credit scores. Justice Neil Gorsuch authored the opinion of the court.

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“Supreme Court Rules for Georgia Man on Double Jeopardy Claim”

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“Supreme Court Rules for Georgia Man on Double Jeopardy Claim”: Lydia Wheeler of Bloomberg Law has this report. ” And in commentary, online at Slate, Mark Joseph Stern has a Jurisprudence essay titled “ Turns Out It’s Really Useful to Have a Former Public Defender on the Supreme Court.”

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Hong Kong court rules activist Jimmy Lai’s conspiracy charge within time limit

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The Hong Kong High Court ruled against Jimmy Lai in his challenge against the court’s jurisdiction to hear the charge of conspiracy to sedition on Friday. The post Hong Kong court rules activist Jimmy Lai’s conspiracy charge within time limit appeared first on JURIST - News.

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Washington State Supreme Court rules immigration detainees entitled to minimum wage

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The Washington Supreme Court ruled Thursday that civil immigration detainees employed in private facilities must be treated as legal employees and are thus entitled to the minimum wage stipulated by the state. The case, Ugochukwu Goodluck Nwauzor, et al v. The GEO Group, Inc.

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US federal appeals court rules seizure of 700 safety deposit boxes unconstitutional

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The case has been remanded back to the district court for further proceedings. The post US federal appeals court rules seizure of 700 safety deposit boxes unconstitutional appeared first on JURIST - News.