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Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

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 […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Federal appeals court denies Trump administration request for Keystone XL Pipeline permit

May 29, 2020

Via: Jurist

The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on Thursday denied the Trump administration’s request to continue Keystone XL Pipeline construction. This decision will delay pipeline construction until the Ninth Circuit renders its final decision. The Ninth Circuit’s denial […]


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Trump issues executive order aimed at preventing online censorship

May 29, 2020

Via: Jurist

US President Donald Trump issued an executive order on Thursday aimed at preventing online censorship. This order increases the government’s ability to regulate social media platforms. The executive order also clarified the scope of immunity from liability that was created […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

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 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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Virginia decriminalizes personal marijuana possession

May 22, 2020

Via: Jurist

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signed a bill into law Thursday that decriminalizes personal marijuana possession. The bill, SB 2, assigns a civil rather than criminal penalty for simple marijuana possession. SB 2 presumes marijuana possession in measurements of an ounce […]


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US Copyright Office urges Congress to revise Digital Millennium Copyright Act

May 22, 2020

Via: Jurist

The US Copyright Office issued a report on Thursday claiming that the safe-harbor provision of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DCMA) now favors tech companies over rights-holders. After studying the issue for years and taking into consideration more than 92,000 […]