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29 Sep 8:12 pm
The Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT), a unit in the Israeli Ministry of Defense, announced on Thursday that the Erez Crossing would be reopened for workers to leave the Gaza Strip area. Whether the border reopening would be continued is subject to an assessment of the situation, COGAT added. Palestinian demonstrations have frequently taken place in Gaza in recent months to express Palestinian discontent over the struggling economy, power outages and high cost of living due to the blockade of Gaza. The protests intensified in mid-September. Subsequently,… [read post]
29 Sep 6:47 pm
Tucker has since claimed that M.S.U.'s decision to terminate his employment was motivated by "other factors" beyond sexual harassment claims, including--potentially--financial considerations. [read post]
29 Sep 6:47 pm
Barring any other appeal or last-minute motion, Trump's fraud trial will likely begin on Monday. [read post]
29 Sep 6:46 pm
The E.E.O.C. is seeking back-pay and other damages for Black workers who allegedly experienced extensive racial discrimination at Tesla's Fremont plant. [read post]
29 Sep 6:25 pm
“Ohio’s solicitor general moves on after arguing big cases involving abortion, other state policy”: Karen Kasler of The Statehouse News Bureau has this report. The post “Ohio’s solicitor general moves on after arguing big cases involving abortion, other state policy” appeared first on How Appealing. [read post]
29 Sep 6:18 pm
“Supreme Court opens new term quietly — so far”: Mark Walsh has this article online at ABA Journal. The post “Supreme Court opens new term quietly — so far” appeared first on How Appealing. [read post]
29 Sep 5:52 pm
“Supreme Court to Hear Challenges to State Laws on Social Media; The tech industry argues that laws in Florida and Texas, prompted by conservative complaints about censorship by tech platforms, violate the First Amendment”: Adam Liptak of The New York Times has this report. Ann E. Marimow and Cat Zakrzewski of The Washington Post report that “Landmark Texas, Florida social media cases added to Supreme Court term; The justices announced Friday which cases they will add to their calendar for the term that begins Monday.” David G. Savage of The Los Angeles Times… [read post]
29 Sep 5:49 pm
The Supreme Court has granted certiorari in Smith v. Arizona, No. 22-899. The question presented is: Whether the Confrontation Clause of the Sixth Amendment permits the prosecution in a criminal trial to present testimony by a substitute expert conveying the testimonial statements of a nontestifying forensic analyst, on the grounds that (a) the testifying expert offers some independent opinion and the analyst’s statements are offered not for their truth but to explain the expert’s opinion, and (b) the defendant did not independently seek to subpoena the analyst. Defense… [read post]
29 Sep 5:31 pm
The US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit agreed on Thursday to reconsider a decision from August that a provision of the Mississippi Constitution that permanently prevents people convicted of certain felonies from voting is unconstitutional.  The court agreed to rehear the case involving Section 241 of the Mississippi Constitution after Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann petitioned the court to reconsider its earlier decision. Pursuant to Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure 35, Hosemann argued that the earlier decision conflicts with US Supreme Court and federal appellate… [read post]
29 Sep 5:23 pm
Consensus even among key Trump social media influencers is that this hurts Trump: "RFK cant win but he can deny Trump the White House and hand it to Dems" The post Report: RFK Jr. Planning To Run For President as Independent – Who Does It Help/Hurt? first appeared on Le·gal In·sur·rec·tion. [read post]
29 Sep 5:13 pm
Thailand’s Central Criminal Court of Corruption and Misconduct acquitted on Thursday four forestry officials charged with the murder of Indigenous rights activist Pholachi Rakchongcharoen. Thai officials indicted the four forestry officials, including former chief of Kaeng Krachan National Park Chaiwat Limlikitaksorn, with murder in August 2022 over suspicions that they killed Pholachi. Pholachi disappeared after he was last seen in the custody of the four forestry officials in Kaeng Krachan National Park. Partial remains that matched Pholachi’s mother were then found in a… [read post]
29 Sep 5:08 pm
In the world of business, shareholders play a pivotal role in the direction and success of a company. However, with multiple stakeholders involved, disagreements can arise, leading to disputes that can disrupt the company’s operations and affect its reputation. Shareholder disputes can be complex, and navigating them requires expertise and tact. This is where a shareholder dispute attorney comes into play. Understanding Shareholder Disputes What is a Shareholder Dispute? A shareholder dispute arises when there’s a disagreement among the shareholders themselves or between… [read post]
29 Sep 4:40 pm
The rule of law means, at its core, that those who govern may not simply issue decrees.  Their actions must be based on reasons that are publicly known.  Power must explain itself.  So it should be big news when courts break their own rules. Stephen Vladeck’s book, The Shadow Docket, explains those rules clearly, and shows that the Court – particularly since Amy Coney Barrett joined it and cemented its right wing majority - has been defying them, often in a partisan way that benefits Republicans and hurts Democrats.  I explain in a new review at… [read post]
29 Sep 4:37 pm
Investors in Moody National REIT II (sometimes referred to below as “Moody REIT II”) may have FINRA arbitration claims, if their investment was recommended by a financial advisor who lacked a reasonable basis for the recommendation, or if the nature of the investment was misrepresented by the stockbroker or advisor. In June 2023, an Israel-based investment fund has reportedly extended an offer to purchase up to 675,000 shares of Class A common stock and up to 25,000 shares of Class T common stock of the company at a price of $10.86 per share. Moody REIT II has officially… [read post]
29 Sep 4:37 pm
On September 28, 2023, Governor Newsom signed AB 1228 into law, which repealed the FAST Act and implemented new regulations of the fast food industry in California.  AB 1228 was amended to reflect the terms of an agreement reached between labor representatives and fast-food companies that was announced on September 10, 2023.  We have reported on the terms of the agreement before here, but given the importance of the new law, this Friday’s Five delves into the details of AB 1228 and highlights five key issues of the new law signed by Governor Newsom: 1. Covered… [read post]
29 Sep 4:31 pm
A man was shot Thursday in Espanola, New Mexico during a protest over the reinstallation of a statute of the conquistador Juan de Onate, who massacred and enslaved the Acoma Indigenous people in 1599. Juan de Onate was eventually charged with using “excessive force” against the Acoma people. According to the New Mexico State Police and local authorities, there was an altercation, leading to the shooting of the victim, though they did not specify the nature of the altercation. The authorities went on to state that the status of the victim of the shooting is not currently… [read post]