Political T-Shirt

A student who claims he was required to wear a T-shirt with a state representative’s name on it while on a field trip to the Tennessee State Capitol in violation of his constitutional right not to engage in political speech may pursue his claims against the Wayne County School System, his high school principal and the representative, a federal court in the state ruled.

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A federal court in California granted Google’s motion to dismiss a suit brought by Tulsi Gabbard’s campaign accusing the company of unlawfully suspending her advertisements temporarily, finding that the campaign failed to show how Google’s regulation of its platform is “in any way equivalent to a governmental regulation of an election.”

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Former Baltimore Mayor Sentenced to 3 Years in Book Scheme

The disgraced former mayor of Baltimore was sentenced to three years in federal prison Thursday for arranging fraudulent sales of her self-published children’s books to nonprofits and foundations to promote her political career and fund her run for the city’s highest office.

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Italian Senate Vote on Salvini’s Immunity Follows Party Lines

The Italian Senate was voting along party lines Wednesday to allow former Interior Minister Matteo Salvini to be prosecuted — as he demands to be — for allegedly holding migrants hostage for days aboard a coast guard ship instead of letting them immediately disembark in Sicily last summer.

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Expert to Judge: Confinement Puts Ex-Peru President at ‘Grave Risk’

Despite testimony that an ex-Peruvian president’s detention at a Bay Area jail puts him at “grave risk” of mental and physical decline, a federal prosecutor argued Wednesday the defendant enjoys many privileges and should stay in jail pending his potential extradition.

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