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  • What to know: South Africa's genocide case against Israel at ICJ

    What to know: South Africa's genocide case against Israel at ICJ

    Family Law 01/15/2024

    Israel is defending itself in the United Nations’ highest court Thursday against allegations that it is committing genocide with its military campaign in Gaza.South Africa asked the International Court of Justice to order Israel to immediately ...

  • NRA chief Wayne LaPierre announces resignation ahead of trial

    NRA chief Wayne LaPierre announces resignation ahead of trial

    Family Law 01/07/2024

    The longtime head of the National Rifle Association said Friday he is resigning, just days before the start of a civil trial over allegations he treated himself to millions of dollars in private jet flights, yacht trips, African safaris and other ext...

  • Taiwan’s presidential candidates emphasize peace in relations with Beijing

    Taiwan’s presidential candidates emphasize peace in relations with Beijing

    Family Law 01/01/2024

    Taiwan’s presidential candidates expressed desire for peaceful relations with Beijing, which has described Jan. 13 elections on the self-ruled island as a choice between war and peace and stepped up harassment of the territory that China claims...

  • Michigan Supreme Court will keep Trump on the state's primary election ballot

    Michigan Supreme Court will keep Trump on the state's primary election ballot

    Family Law 12/27/2023

    Michigan’s Supreme Court is keeping former President Donald Trump on the state’s primary election ballot.The court said Wednesday it will not hear an appeal of a lower court’s ruling from groups seeking to keep Trump from appearing ...

  • Trump pushes for election interference trial to be televised

    Trump pushes for election interference trial to be televised

    Family Law 11/11/2023

    Donald Trump is pushing for his federal election interference trial in Washington to be televised, joining media outlets that say the American public should be able to watch the historic case unfold.Federal court rules prohibit broadcasting proceedin...

  •  Biden backs new offshore drilling in the Gulf of Mexico

    Biden backs new offshore drilling in the Gulf of Mexico

    Family Law 10/01/2023

    President Joe Biden’s administration on Friday proposed up to three oil and gas lease sales in the Gulf of Mexico, but none in Alaska, as it tries to navigate between energy companies seeking greater oil and gas production and environmental act...

  • Progressive Councilmember Freddie O’Connell wins Nashville mayor’s race

    Progressive Councilmember Freddie O’Connell wins Nashville mayor’s race

    Family Law 09/22/2023

    Freddie O’Connell, a progressive member of Nashville’s metro council, has resoundingly won the race to become the next mayor of the Democratic-leaning city, according to unofficial results.Results from the Davidson County Election Commiss...

  • Progressive Councilmember Freddie O’Connell wins Nashville mayor’s race

    Progressive Councilmember Freddie O’Connell wins Nashville mayor’s race

    Family Law 09/22/2023

    Freddie O’Connell, a progressive member of Nashville’s metro council, has resoundingly won the race to become the next mayor of the Democratic-leaning city, according to unofficial results.Results from the Davidson County Election Commiss...

  • After Roe v. Wade, the fight over abortion access moves to New Mexico

    After Roe v. Wade, the fight over abortion access moves to New Mexico

    Family Law 08/23/2023

    The sanctuary in Grace Covenant Reformed Church was packed.People stood shoulder to shoulder wherever they could — near the stained glass windows depicting scenes from the Bible, behind the neatly lined rows of chairs that serve as pews, agains...

  • Judge upholds the $5 million jury verdict against Trump

    Judge upholds the $5 million jury verdict against Trump

    Family Law 07/21/2023

    A federal judge on Wednesday upheld a $5 million jury verdict against Donald Trump, rejecting the former president’s claims that the award was excessive and that the jury vindicated him by failing to conclude he raped a columnist in a luxury de...

  • Amazon pushes back against Europe’s pioneering new digital rules

    Amazon pushes back against Europe’s pioneering new digital rules

    Family Law 07/13/2023

    Amazon is disputing its status as a big online platform that needs to face stricter scrutiny under European Union digital rules taking effect next month, the first Silicon Valley tech giant to push back on the pioneering new standards.The online reta...

  • Tennessee can enforce ban on transgender care for minors, court says

    Tennessee can enforce ban on transgender care for minors, court says

    Family Law 07/08/2023

    Tennessee’s ban on gender-affirming care for transgender youth can go into effect — at least for now — after a federal appeals court on Saturday temporarily reversed a lower court ruling.Last month, a district court judge in Tenness...