Push to ban lawmakers from stock trading gets Pelosi’s nod
Calling on Democrats to study legislation that would ban lawmakers from trading stocks during their time in office, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday marked an about-face from her previous and public opposition to the idea.
What law is broken when you cheat on a college admissions test?
Moving past the ethical implications of cheating, a parent who paid to swap out answers on his son's college entrance exam fought on appeal Wednesday to draw the line well before criminal liability.
Colorado grocery store reopens 11 months after mass shooting shook community
The Table Mesa King Soopers where 10 were killed in a shooting spree on March 22, 2021, reopened to the public on Wednesday, marking a day of progress for some and a trigger of trauma for others.
Second conspirator to kidnap Michigan governor pleads guilty
A second conspirator agreed to plead guilty for allegedly planning to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer as the four remaining holdouts prepare for a trial scheduled to start in a few weeks.
Seventh Circuit considers Wisconsin defamation law
What is defamation, and to what extent can news outlets be held liable for it under Wisconsin law? These are the questions at the heart of a defamation case that came before the Seventh U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday.
Retired cornerback gouged on commissions may not get his day in court
Darrelle Revis, one of the greatest shutdown cornerbacks to play football, is on the precipice of having his legal challenge against his former sports agents shut down by New York’s high court.
Lack of independence hamstrings Polish competition bureau, EU court rules
The EU’s second-highest court ruled for the first time Wednesday that systemic problems with rule of law in Poland may go beyond the country’s court system.
UN high court orders millions in damages for Congo, well short of billions requested
The United Nations’ highest judicial body ordered Uganda on Wednesday to pay the Democratic Republic of Congo $325 million in war damages, ending a 17-year legal battle.
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