Law (US)

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The fate of Alex Jones is a small battle won in the war against alternative facts | Tom Chatfield
The Sandy Hook conspiracy peddler’s courtroom rout shows truth can triumph, but there is no guarantee it always will

Tom Chatfield

07, Aug, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Musk accuses Twitter of deliberately miscounting spam users in countersuit
Tesla chief says social media company miscounted accounts as part of a ‘scheme’ to mislead investors

Dan Milmo and Kari Paul

05, Aug, 2022 @4:56 PM

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Twitter rejects Musk’s claims that he was hoodwinked
Twitter rebuts billionaire’s lawsuit and his arguments for abandoning the takeover as legal standoff heats up

Kari Paul and agencies

05, Aug, 2022 @12:10 AM

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Bloodied but unbowed: liberal justices wield dissents as weapon of resistance
The three justices may be in the minority, but their opinions are sounding an alarm that equal rights are under threat by the new rightwing supermajority of the supreme court

Ed Pilkington

02, Aug, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Chile is updating its constitution for the 21st century. The US should follow its lead
The US constitution used to be considered a model for democracies around the world – but its antiquated institutions and absence of rights have guaranteed its declining influence

David Adler

28, Jul, 2022 @10:22 AM

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Snipped in solidarity: the American men getting vasectomies after Roe – while they can
Following the supreme court’s abortion decision, urologists say more men are taking charge of their reproductive health, to permanent ends

John Semley

28, Jul, 2022 @5:00 AM

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The Guardian view on the death penalty: a long way to go | Editorial
Editorial: Though capital punishment is in global decline, there are horrifying exceptions to the general trend

Editorial

26, Jul, 2022 @6:00 PM

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Texas lawmakers test how far their threats against abortions can reach
Letters warning of felony charges for firms who offer funds could set up a showdown over constitutional rights

Poppy Noor

24, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Steve Bannon convicted of contempt of Congress for defying Capitol attack subpoena
Jury finds former Trump adviser guilty on two counts of criminal contempt for refusing to appear before House committee

Hugo Lowell in Washington

23, Jul, 2022 @1:13 AM

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The rightwing supreme court has another target: Native American rights | Nick Estes
In last month’s Oklahoma v Castro-Huerta, the court tore up centuries of legal precedent and Native sovereignty

Nick Estes

21, Jul, 2022 @10:17 AM

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Real Housewives of Salt Lake City star pleads guilty to fraud charges
Jen Shah was set to go to trial on allegations that she partook in a telemarketing scheme that scammed hundreds of people

Edward Helmore

11, Jul, 2022 @7:10 PM

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What the liberal justices’ scorching dissent reveals about the US supreme court
Opinions from Breyer, Kagan and Sotomayor send stark warning about increasingly radical court abandoning long-held principles

Joan E Greve in Washington

11, Jul, 2022 @9:00 AM

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