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Supreme Court rules courts can hear denials of cancellation of removal

June 1, 2020

Via: Jurist

The US Supreme Court ruled Monday in Nasrallah v. Barr that courts can review an immigrant’s factual challenge to a denial of their application to stay deportation under the Convention Against Torture (CAT). Under US immigration law, “noncitizens who commit […]


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Trump tells US governors to respond to violent protests with force

June 1, 2020

Via: Jurist

In a video teleconference on Monday, US President Donald Trump told US governors to target violent protesters by exercising more force, following the third night of protests across the country. In the audio clip obtained by CBS News, Trump addressed […]


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Federal appeals court sends public nuisance claims against petroleum producers to state court

May 28, 2020

Via: Jurist

The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled Tuesday that state courts should be the forum for hearing public nuisance lawsuits against petroleum producers. These lawsuits allege that the producers were promoting petroleum even though they knew that […]


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House Republicans sue over remote voting

May 27, 2020

Via: Jurist

US House Republicans sued Tuesday evening over a remote voting rule change, set to be used in the House for the first time Wednesday. This move underscore the continuing divide between Democrats and Republicans over whether it is safe to […]


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Supreme Court denies request to block Ohio COVID-19 prisoner release plan

May 27, 2020

Via: Jurist

The US Supreme Court issued an Tuesday today denying the federal government’s request to block a plan to release elderly and low-risk prisoners of the Elkton Federal Correctional Institute (FCI-Elkton) due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The plan was ordered by […]


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Federal appeals court upholds dismissal of Fukushima nuclear disaster claims

May 26, 2020

Via: Jurist

The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on Friday rejected an appeal brought by US servicemembers seeking damages for alleged radiation exposure from the March 2011 nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Japan. The […]


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Federal judge rules Florida felon pay-to-vote law unconstitutional

May 26, 2020

Via: Jurist

A federal judge ruled Sunday that Florida’s pay-to-vote law is unconstitutional when applied to ex-felons who are eligible to vote but genuinely unable to pay. Historically, under Florida law, convicted felons may be disenfranchised from voting. Recently, however, Amendment 4 […]


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Federal appeals court says Trump resort and White House visitor logs exempt from FOIA requests

May 20, 2020

Via: Jurist

The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit upheld a ruling Monday that logs of visitors to the White House and President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida are exempt from Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests. The three-judge […]


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Federal appeals court upholds ruling blocking NCAA limits on education-related benefits to athletes

May 20, 2020

Via: Jurist

The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit upheld a district court injunction on Monday that blocked a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) cap on education-related benefits that member colleges may offer students playing Division I Football Bowl Subdivision […]


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Oregon Supreme Court blocks judge’s order overturning stay-at-home orders

May 19, 2020

Via: Jurist

The Oregon Supreme Court on Monday stayed Circuit Court Judge Matthew Shirtcliff’s order that granted a preliminary injunction against Governor Kate Brown’s stay-at-home orders. Brown has issued multiple stay-at-home orders since March 8 due to COVID-19. Brown’s orders have closed […]