Good Friday prayer vigil at Capitol blocked for riot control
The D.C. Circuit refused for the second year in a row to green-light a Good Friday prayer vigil organized by a Presbyterian reverend and involving no member of Congress so that he might get around capacity limits.
Roundup warning label settlement on thin ice with judge
A federal judge told lawyers looking to settle labeling claims with Roundup maker Monsanto that their class notice should “scream from the mountaintops” that consumers looking to participate won’t have to give up their right to sue if they later develop cancer.
Twitter board adopts poison pill to stop Musk takeover
Twitter introduced the poison pill Friday in an attempt to fend off the hostile takeover of Tesla CEO Elon Musk who says Twitter must be taken private to ensure it adheres to the principles of freedom of speech.
California’s post-Covid economic recovery continues apace
California added 60,000 jobs in March and watched its unemployment rate continue to dwindle, according to the jobs report issued on Friday.
Courthouse News asks for injunction over Florida blackout
A state where tradition and laws favored open government has allowed its courts to turn their clerk’s offices dark in the age of technology.
Retired judges claiming age discrimination win their day in court
A third round before a judge proved fruitful for a group of retired judges suing California’s Judicial Council on age discrimination claims over limits on how long they can continue working after retirement.
Houston group helps refugees find success in farming
They have lived in refugee camps and survived assaults by racist Russians. Now they are urban-farmer entrepreneurs in Houston, thriving with the help of a nonprofit that embraces the skills of new Americans.
UK unveils plan to ‘offshore’ refugees to Rwanda
The British government intends to send asylum seekers to Rwanda as part of a so-called migration and economic development partnership with the Rwandan government.
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