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The Rajya Sabha, the upper house of India’s parliament, approved a bill on Monday to amend the Protection of Human Rights Act of 1993. The bill was passed by the lower house of parliament (Lok Sabha) last week and will become law once it receives presidential assent. The bill was introduced to include, among other […]

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Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed a youth sentencing reform bill into law Monday. The new law includes a number of substantial reforms to Oregon’s juvenile justice system, reversing in part a tough-on-crime ballot measure voters approved in 1995. Overall, the reforms move to grant more discretion to judges, removing mandatory minimum sentences and lifting a […]

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Kenyan National Treasury Cabinet Secretary, Henry Rotich, was arrested Monday on charges that he financially mismanaged a dam construction contract awarded to the Italian company CMC di Ravenna. In a statement, the Director of Public Prosecutions, Noordin Haji, outlined the course of the investigation, which began in September 2018 and was made public in March. […]

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Equifax has agreed to pay $1.4 billion to settle litigation with 147 million consumers over a massive data breach, according to a court filing Monday Attorneys who represented the consumers will receive about $77.5 million from the settlement. Equifax Inc. has agreed to pay $575 million, and potentially up to $700 million, as part of […]

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Google has reached an $11 million settlement in an age discrimination lawsuit, according to a Friday court filing. Google maintains that it has not participated in age discrimination, citing its diversity report. However, Google did not include diversity statistics for age in its report, or even reference age statistics. The $11-million dollar settlement will be […]

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