The president swings wildly but the people will stay true: the way to beat him is to defend the institutions he would smash Americans have sharply different views about what government should do, whether on abortion, guns, immigration or any number of hot-button issues. But we broadly agree about how government should go about resolving… Read More

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Exclusive: Campaign groups prepare legal challenge following ‘systemic denial’ of suffrage The government is facing the prospect of being sued by campaigners for EU citizens in the UK and British nationals abroad who were denied a vote in the European parliament elections. John Halford, a public law specialist at Bindmans, said this week’s electoral fiasco… Read More

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A teenager who stabbed an innocent fellow college student to death in a row about an ‘unfriendly’ look is facing a life sentence. Malcolm Mide-Madariola, […] The post He paid with his life for giving someone an ‘unfriendly look’ appeared first on Court News UK. Go to Source Powered by WPeMatico… Read More

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After an export bar was placed on the copy of DH Lawrence’s novel used in court, readers, writers and publishers have joined drive to save it for the nation A crowdfunding appeal is bringing readers, authors and publishers together to help keep the copy of Lady Chatterley’s Lover used by the judge in the landmark… Read More

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Mother of Taylor Alice Williams, 17, who died in secure children’s home, is disabled A disabled woman who cannot work has been told to pay thousands of pounds for lawyers to represent her at the inquest into her daughter’s death in a secure children’s home. The Ministry of Justice’s requirement that the mother makes a… Read More

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A convicted murderer who took part in a horrific honour killing of his own stepmother in 2002 could die in prison after being convicted of […] The post Rapist murdered his stepmother in honour killing appeared first on Court News UK. Go to Source Powered by WPeMatico… Read More

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New charges against Assange raise profound questions about the freedom of the press under the first amendment of the US constitution Julian Assange has been charged with violating the US Espionage Act by publishing classified information through WikiLeaks. Prosecutors on Thursday unveiled 17 additional charges against Assange, who was previously indicted on a charge of… Read More

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City of London says policy will reduce risk of discrimination at ladies’ pond Transgender women have had their right to use Hampstead Heath ponds formalised in a new policy. The City of London Corporation (CoLC), which manages Hampstead Heath and its ponds, announced that it had adopted a new gender identity policy to make sure… Read More

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