A judge with the Muscogee (Creek) Nation ruled an 1866 treaty offers path to citizenship for Black slave descendants. In the United States, a judge for the Muscogee (Creek) Nation (MCN) has ruled in favour of citizenship for two descendants of Black slaves once owned by tribal members, potentially paving the way for hundreds of […]

The judge assigned to the US Federal Trade Commission’s antitrust lawsuit against Amazon.com has recused himself from the case, according to a court document filed on Wednesday. Senior Judge John Coughenour was assigned to the case on . . .

An Exxon station is seen out of gas after a cyberattack crippled the biggest fuel pipeline in the country, run by Colonial Pipeline, in Washington, U.S., May 15, 2021. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas/File Photo Acquire Licensing Rights

Former U.S. President and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a 2024 presidential campaign rally in Dubuque, Iowa, U.S. September 20, 2023. REUTERS/Scott Morgan/File Photo Acquire Licensing Rights

[1/2]Anti-affirmative action activist Edward Blum, founder of Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA), speaks to reporters at the “Rally for the American Dream-Equal Education Rights for All,” ahead of the start of the trial in a lawsuit accusing Harvard University of discriminating against Asian-American Acquire . . .

Edward E. Russell, 91, of Philadelphia, retired judge in Philadelphia’s Family Court and Court of Common Pleas, longtime parliamentarian, attorney, and former adjunct professor at Temple University, died Saturday, Sept. 16, of a stroke at Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Camden. Judge Russell ascended to the bench in 1988 and heard thousands of […]

From an EFF announcement this week: Technical standards like fire and electrical codes developed by private organizations but incorporated into public law can be freely disseminated without any liability for copyright infringement, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday. The judge ruled that posting the materials constituted fair use — so the nonprofit group doing the […]

If approved, it would ban Mr Trump from making statements “regarding the identity, testimony, or credibility of prospective witnesses” and “statements about any party, witness, attorney, court personnel, or potential jurors that are disparaging and inflammatory, or intimidating”. Source link

ATLANTA — A trial challenging voting district maps in Georgia concluded Thursday with the state arguing that court intervention on behalf of Black voters isn’t needed, while the plaintiffs argued that Black voters are still fighting opposition from white voters and need federal help to get a fair shot. If U.S. District Judge Steve Jones […]

[1/3]U.S. Special Counsel Jack Smith makes a statement to reporters after a grand jury returned an indictment of former U.S. President Donald Trump in the special counsel’s investigation of efforts to overturn his 2020 election defeat, at Smith’s offices in Washington, U.S. August 1, 2023. REUTERS/Kevin

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