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Peter Dutton to be requested to fund lawyer for asylum seeker’s medevac problem | Australian immigration and asylum

Home Secretary Peter Dutton is being asked to fund a senior lawyer for an asylum seeker whose trial could result in the release of more than 100 other people detained under medical evacuation laws. The federal court’s full bank on Friday ordered Dutton’s lawyers to seek ministerial approval to fund the lawyer for Iranian asylum … Read more

Sasikala to problem EC order on AIADMK’s ‘two leaves’ image? Lawyer says resolution quickly

Sasikala to challenge EC order on AIADMK's 'two leaves' symbol? Lawyer says decision soon

VK Sasikala, a designated AIADMK leader and former Jayalalithaa advisor, could appeal against the Electoral Commission’s (EC) decision to grant the EPS-led faction the “Two Leaves” election symbol, her lawyer reportedly said. Sasikala was officially released from Parappana Aghrahara Prison in Bengaluru on January 27 after completing her sentence in the case of disproportionate property. … Read more

How The Rhetoric Has Outstripped The Actuality In At this time’s Electoral Problem – Thelegaltorts

STATE OF THE BLOG (2020) – JONATHAN TURLEY

Below is my column in Hill on today’s vote counting challenge in Congress. The challenge raises a longstanding debate about the authority of Congress in such challenges. From my point of view, it is clear that Vice President Michael Pence does not have the unilateral power of President Donald Trump to simply “send back” votes … Read more

Boxer and Democrats Denounce Republicans For The Identical Problem Beforehand Raised Towards Republican Presidents – Thelegaltorts

Democratic Leaders Suggest A Dim Future For Biden-Related Investigations – JONATHAN TURLEY

Napoleon once said: “Treason is a matter of dates.” The Democrats appear to have taken Napoleon’s words to heart when they identified Republicans as traitors or anti-Democrats in their proposed vote certification challenge next week. Both the media and Democratic members have developed this narrative, although Democratic members have repeatedly raised such challenges in the … Read more

Opinion evaluation: Court docket tosses problem to Trump’s plan to exclude unauthorized immigrants from congressional reapportionment

Argument analysis: Justices seem inclined to put off ruling on merits of Trump’s plan for census data

Posted on December 18, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. by Amy Howe The Supreme Court ruled Friday that it was too early to clarify the legality of the Trump administration’s plan to exclude people who are illegally in the country from the state breakdown used for the House seat distribution. The decision ends, at least temporarily, … Read more

Kruse protection attorneys drop problem to Grand Jury formation

Kruse defense attorneys drop challenge to Grand Jury formation

Attorneys defending former Blue Bell Creameries boss Paul Kruse have dropped concerns that the coronavirus pandemic may have tainted the grand jury who indicted their client. Chris Flood of Houston and John D. Cline of San Francisco filed a motion on November 23 for disclosure of grand jury selection of records “based on a concern … Read more

Opinion evaluation: Courtroom rejects problem to states’ authority to control pharmacy reimbursements

Case preview: The $124 billion questions – Justices to hear argument in dispute over Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac shareholder suit

Posted Sun Dec 13th 2020 10:09 pm by Ronald Mann The Supreme Court’s opinion on Thursday in Rutledge v Pharmaceutical Care Management Association strongly opposed an attack on state laws protecting pharmacies from the prescription reimbursement intermediaries that health insurers use to manage their prescription drug programs. The case affects pharmacy performance managers like Caremark … Read more

Lawsuit ‘Smacks Of Racism’: Wisconsin Choose Shreds Trump Lawyer Over Vote Problem

Lawsuit 'Smacks Of Racism': Wisconsin Judge Shreds Trump Lawyer Over Vote Challenge

A Wisconsin Supreme Court judge was out and said so on Saturday when she beat up Donald Trump’s attorney over a lawsuit against the state election results that “smells like racism”. The liberal judiciary Jill Karofsky also criticized the lawsuit as “abnormal” and as an attack on a “legitimate choice” that did not result in … Read more