The US Senate Judiciary Committee began the Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson on Monday. This is the first of four days. During the first three days, Jackson will appear in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and the final day will entail testimony from others.
The High Court of Justice in London found Friday that the Metropolitan police breached organizers’ rights to protest in the way the police handled a planned vigil for Sarah Everand in 2021. Sarah Everand was a girl who was murdered in Clapham Common by police officer Wayne Couzens. Reclaim the Streets (RTS) held a vigil for Everand… Read More »
The House of Commons of the Canadian Parliament approved Monday in a 185-151 vote the declaration of a public order emergency as proclaimed by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau last week in response to the “Freedom Convoy” protests. Under the Emergencies Act (“the Act”), the federal government wields exceptional power to limit the rights and freedoms… Read More »
Colombia’s Constitutional Court has decriminalized abortion up to 24 weeks, continuing a trend that has been spreading across traditionally conservative Catholic Latin American countries. The court had considered two cases over the past several months. One was brought by lawyer Andrés Mateo Sánchez Molina, and the other was brought by Causa Justa, a coalition of… Read More »