Tennessee politicians propose state constitutional amendment to expand pretrial detention – JURIST

A bipartisan group of Tennessee state legislators unveiled a proposed state constitutional amendment on Friday to grant judges more discretion to detain individuals without bail before trial for specific violent…

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The Guardian: UK transportation agency illegally obtained personal data in order to issue fines to EU drivers – JURIST

The UK-based Guardian newspaper released an exclusive report Friday revealing that Transport for London (TfL) issued fines to thousands of EU drivers by illegally obtaining their personal information in what…

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Burkina Faso military faces scrutiny for drone strikes on civilian targets – JURIST

Human Rights Watch (HRW) released a report Thursday bringing attention to three military drone strikes conducted by Burkina Faso’s government, reportedly targeting Islamist fighters. The strikes took place between August…

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Czech Republic Senate rejects Istanbul Convention – JURIST

The Czech Republic Senate voted against ratifying the Istanbul Convention, a convention from the Council of Europe (COE) intended to curb domestic violence and violence against women. Czech Minister for European…

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US Senator releases letter alleging NSA buys personal data without warrant – JURIST

Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) released a letter Thursday alleging that the US National Security Agency (NSA) buys Americans’ internet browsing information from commercial brokers without a warrant. According to the…

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ICJ directs Israel to prevent commission of genocide in Gaza, declines to order ceasefire – developing story – JURIST

The International Court of Justice ordered Israel on Friday to “take all measures within its power” to prevent breaches of the Genocide Convention in the Gaza Strip but declined to…

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Millions of Argentina workers strike against President Javier Milei austerity measures – JURIST

Millions of workers from Argentina’s went on strike after the country’s three major labor confederations—the General Confederation of Labor, the Argentine Workers’ Central Union and the Argentine Workers’ Central Union—called…

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Malaysia to investigate former premier’s drop of claim over disputed territory – JURIST

Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi stated on Wednesday that a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) will commence on the alleged mishandling of sovereignty disputes in Pedra Branca by…

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US federal appeals court hears oral arguments in Mississippi felony disenfranchisement case – JURIST

The US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit heard oral arguments Tuesday in a case challenging a Mississippi felon voter disenfranchisement law. Several voters who were previously convicted of…

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Pakistan former information minister announces boycott of general elections – JURIST

Pakistan’s former information minister Fawad Chaudhry announced on Monday that he and his group would boycott Pakistan’s general elections in claiming that the electoral process was fake. Fawad left former…

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UN expert condemns ‘severe crackdowns’ on environmental protestors in UK – JURIST

UN expert Michel Forst published a letter Tuesday detailing his concerns on the treatment of environmental protestors in the UK. Forst condemned the “severe crackdowns” on environmental protestors, including the…

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Amnesty International calls on Italy lawmakers to reject migration agreement with Albania – JURIST

Amnesty International on Monday called on Italian lawmakers to reject a deal that would establish centers under Italian jurisdiction in Albania to detain migrants rescued at sea by Italian ships,…

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US Supreme Court allows federal agents to cut Texas border fencing – JURIST

The US Supreme Court voted 5-4 on Monday to permit federal border patrol agents to cut the razor wire that Texas installed on the US-Mexico border. The Biden administration requested…

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EU dispatch: European Parliament urges Council to determine whether Hungary has breached the rule of law before holding rotating presidency – JURIST

Law students and young lawyers from the European Union are reporting for JURIST on law-related events in and affecting the European Union and its member states. Jacky-Long Mouthuy recently graduated…

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Thousands protest far-right party in Germany after mass deportation meeting revealed – JURIST

Mass protests took place across 114 cities in Germany on Saturday against the country’s far-right political party, Alternative für Deutschland (AfD). The demonstrations were in response to the party’s increasing…

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Japan prosecutors indict ruling party faction members amid political fundraising scandal – JURIST

Japanese prosecutors indicted several individuals from three factions within the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) amidst political a fundraising scandal on Friday, according to local media. Former accountants of the…

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Individuals injured in the Troubles can sue ex Sinn Fein leader, UK High Court rules – JURIST

A UK High Court judge ruled Friday that three individuals wounded during the Troubles can proceed in personal injury claims against former Sinn Fein Leader Gerry Adams. The three claimants…

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Germany parliament votes to ease dual citizenship restrictions and reform deportation and asylum processes – JURIST

JURIST Assistant Editor Fiona Tsamny | U. Ottawa Faculty of Law, CA also contributed to this report. Germany’s parliament, the Bundestag, voted 382 to 234 to approve legislation Friday aimed…

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Pakistan political candidate abducted outside courthouse by armed assailants – JURIST

Unknown assailants abducted Khayal Ahmad Kastro, former Punjab provincial minister and election candidate of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), outside a local court in Pakistan Friday where he sought bail for a…

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Criminal complaint filed against Israel president during visit to Switzerland – JURIST

The Swiss Federal Prosecutor’s office confirmed Friday to Swiss media outlet Keystone-SDA that a criminal complaint against Israeli President Isaac Herzog has been filed. The announcement came during the week long…

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