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The Council of the European Union adopted and published its Annual Report on Human Rights and Democracy in the World on Monday. The report serves as coverage of the things the EU has done over the year to promote and protect human rights worldwide, as well as areas where they are focused on expanding and […]

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The Court of Justice of the European Union, the highest court in the EU, ruled Tuesday that the member countries must establish detailed methods of tracking the hourly work of employees so that they can be properly compensated for overtime work. The ruling stems from a challenge by the Federación de Servicios de Comisiones Obreras […]

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The US Supreme Court held for individual state sovereign immunity on Monday in Franchise Tax Board of California v. Hyatt, overturning precedent that currently allows one state to be sued in the courts of another. The case of Nevada v. Hall formerly set the relevant precedent in 1979, holding that a sovereign state can be […]

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Connecticut Attorney General William Tong filed a lawsuit Sunday against numerous pharmaceutical companies and individuals for conspiring to artificially raise prices on more than 100 generic drugs. The complaint was filed in the District Court for the District of Connecticut and names Teva Pharmaceuticals along with 19 other companies and 15 individuals who are senior […]

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Supreme Court justices continued on Monday an ongoing open debate over the application of the death penalty as the justices filed opinions in two death penalty cases. In the two cases, Justices Samuel Alito, Neil Gorsuch and Clarence Thomas believe that inmates are engaging in last-minute appeals as a dilatory tactic; whereas Justice Stephen Breyer, […]

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