Deaf student denied school interpreter prevails at high court
A Michigan school that failed to provide one deaf student with a sign language interpreter must face a lawsuit for monetary compensation, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday, finding no bar to such relief in the Individuals with Disabilities in Education.
White House creates new national monuments in Nevada, Texas
President Joe Biden used a Conservation in Action Summit on Tuesday to announce the designation of two national monuments in Nevada and Texas and plans to establish a marine sanctuary near the Pacific Remote Islands southwest of Hawaii.
House amps pressure to see docs on Afghanistan withdrawal
Congressional Republicans plan to use the bully pulpit of their new House majority to take the Biden administration to task this week over its decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan.
GoFundMe drive that netted Murdaugh trial witness $30K raises eyebrows
Legal experts say a GoFundMe campaign created to raise money for a state witness at the Alex Murdaugh double murder trial could signal a new prejudicial threat in highly publicized cases.
Crypto exchange fights to pause class actions that it would rather arbitrate
A lawyer for Coinbase faced skepticism Tuesday from the liberal wing of the Supreme Court as he claimed that the cryptocurrency exchange company should not have to litigate two class actions while it goes through an appeal that could send the matter to arbitration.
Trump appears poor prophet of his New York arrest date
On the day that Donald Trump appointed via social media as the date he would be arrested by New York prosecutors, the cadre of protesters proclaiming allegiance to the former president proved greatly outnumbered by the hundreds of photographers, reporters and law enforcement outside of the Manhattan criminal courthouse.
10th Circuit case pits female bears and grazing cattle in Upper Green River
Environmental groups on Tuesday asked the 10th Circuit to revive a lawsuit seeking to limit lethal takes of female grizzly bears along northwestern Wyoming grazing allotments in the greater Yellowstone ecosystem.
Press freedom is under attack in Europe. Greece is Exhibit A
Greece is the European Union's poster child for a troubling decline in press freedom across the bloc. Journalists there describe being tailed by government agents, having their smartphones hacked and being sued for defamation.
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