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Conservatives eagerly await Supreme Court abortion arguments

Midland Daily News 01 Dec 2021
Even if the justices don’t explicitly overturn Roe, they could open the door to a flurry of new restrictions that would please the right ... Wade and restore the sanctity of life at the center of American law.”. The justices will weigh whether to uphold a Mississippi law that bans ...

Report: University of Chicago sees rise in anti-Black sentiment after murder of Asian student

Yahoo Daily News 01 Dec 2021
Hyde Park is already one of the most policed neighborhoods in Chicago,” said Grace Pai, executive director of Asian Americans Advancing Justice Chicago, according to WBEZ ... While hate crimes against Asian Americans have seen the largest spike in the past year, African American victims continue to represent the largest number of such crimes.

Alice Sebold apologises to man she misidentified as her rapist after conviction overturned

The Independent 01 Dec 2021
He continued to profess his innocence and he was exonerated of the crime in court last week ... “As a traumatised 18-year-old rape victim, I chose to put my faith in the American legal system. My goal in 1982 was justice – not to perpetuate injustice.”.

States: Sackler family members abusing bankruptcy process

Federal News Radio 01 Dec 2021
District Judge Colleen McMahon. “If that is not an abuse of the bankruptcy process,” Purcell said, “it’s unclear what would be.” ... Insight by V3Gate ... lawsuits ... Department of Justice, eight states, the District of Columbia, some Canadian local governments and Native American tribal groups, plus some individual victims ... Read more. Government News ... .

Commentary: Surging overdose deaths are a tragic racial justice issue

Lima Ohio 30 Nov 2021
Drug overdoses, which gained attention in recent years as a “white problem,” are now more common among Black Americans ... This was a sharp reversal from 2010, when white Americans were over twice as likely to die of overdose ... But these increases have not been felt equally by all Americans.

Trial in U.S. Justice Dept fight with American Airlines set for Sept 2022

Reuters 30 Nov 2021
Justice Department's antitrust lawsuit against American Airlines Group Inc (AAL.O) and JetBlue Airways Corp (JBLU.O) said on Monday that the trial in the matter would begin on Sept ... The Justice Department's lawsuit signaled the Biden ...

Washington County officials support rural fire needs

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 30 Nov 2021
American Rescue Plan. The American Rescue ... The justices of the peace also recommended approval of a proposal to divide the county's $46 million in American Rescue Plan money on government needs, including water and sewer requests, and on requests from non-governmental organizations.

Trial in U.S. Justice Department fight with American Airlines set for Sept 2022

FX Empire 30 Nov 2021
Justice Department’s antitrust lawsuit against American Airlines Group Inc and JetBlue Airways Corp said on Monday that the trial in the matter would begin on Sept ... The Justice Department’s lawsuit signaled the Biden administration’s interest in trying to inject more competition ...

Minnesota Supreme Court hears felon voting rights case

Duluth News Tribune 30 Nov 2021
Furthermore, the law actually expands the rights of felons under the state constitution, she told the justices ... When the ACLU filed its lawsuit in 2019, the Minnesota Justice Research Center said 9.2% of Native Americans were disenfranchised in the state, followed by Black Minnesotans at 5.9%, according to Forum News Service archives.

Pence: Supreme Court has chance to right 'historic wrong' with abortion ruling

The Hill 30 Nov 2021
Wade and restore the sanctity of human life to the center of American law." ... "It will simply be the culmination of a 50-year journey whose course and destination have been set by the will of the American people.". Pence's remarks come a day before Supreme Court justices will hear arguments in Dobbs v.

US Supreme Court rejects request to block Massachusetts hospital vaccine mandate

Jurist 30 Nov 2021
In their request to the Supreme Court, hospital employees claimed Mass General Brigham’s refusal to accommodate employees’ individual exemption claims violates Title VII and the Americans with Disabilities Act. As Circuit Justice for the First Circuit, Justice Breyer reviewed the hospital employee’s request.

Eugene Robinson: Democratic senators need to face reality

Winston-Salem Journal 30 Nov 2021
full and fair voting rights for all Americans ... Those provisions required states with a history of electoral discrimination against African Americans and other minorities to obtain approval from the Justice Department before changing laws about voting. Chief Justice John Roberts Jr.

Supreme Court Set to Hear Arguments in the Mississippi Case Seeking to Overturn Roe v. Wade

Time 30 Nov 2021
The outcome of the case could redefine the right to abortion in the United States and have profound implications not just for reproductive rights, but for nearly every sector of American society, from health care and criminal justice to workforce participation and the economy.

How to Give the Gift of Charity This Holiday Season

NBCBayArea 30 Nov 2021
Americans gave at a record level last year and experts hope that will continue this year as the stock market soars ... Charitable giving reached a record $471 billion in 2020, with the pandemic, racial justice protests and the economic crisis driving donations, according to a Giving USA report ... Asian Americans Advancing Justice.

A criminal justice expert’s guide to donating effectively

Vox 30 Nov 2021
A protester with a sign reading “Prosecute Killer Cops, No Justice, No Peace, Defund the Police” protests in downtown Los Angeles on June 5 ... Life Comes From It , a “grant-making circle” that distributes funds to grassroots restorative justice groups nationwide, including “indigenous peacemaking” groups in Native American communities.

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