US appeals court says Georgia plaintiffs have standing to sue local judges over state’s gun-carry license ban on people under 21 – JURIST

The US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit ruled on Friday that three Georgia citizens under 21 years old have standing to sue county probate judges over the state law that... Read more »

Myanmar Junta enforces compulsory military service amid widespread armed opposition – JURIST

Myanmar’s military, known as the Tatmadaw, announced Saturday the enforcement of the People’s Military Service Law, which requires all men between the ages of 18 and 35 and women between the ages... Read more »
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Two killed in clashes between protestors and authorities in Senegal after election suspension – JURIST

Senegal’s Interior Ministry announced Saturday that one student was killed at Gaston Berger University of Saint-Louis, and Agence France Presse (AFP) released an exclusive report alleging that another man was killed in... Read more »

Meta Oversight Board to examine misleading posts shared during Australia Voice Referendum – JURIST

Meta’s (META.O) oversight board announced Friday it will examine two cases on how the media giant handled potentially misleading posts shared ahead of the Australian Voice referendum last year. Meta (formerly known... Read more »

Supreme Court of Canada rules against challenge to indigenous family services law – JURIST

The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) ruled Friday against the province of Quebec’s challenge to the constitutionality of the child welfare provisions in the Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children,... Read more »

SCOTUS dispatch: ‘in the room where it happened’ for the oral arguments in the Trump v. Anderson ballot disqualification case – JURIST

Marissa Zupancic is JURIST’s Washington DC Correspondent, a JURIST Senior Editor, and a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She’s stationed in Washington during her Semester in DC.  On... Read more »

ECOWAS condemns Niger, Mali and Burkina Faso for violating exit rules – JURIST

Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the West African regional political and economic union, said on Thursday that the military-led countries of Niger, Mali and Burkina Faso did not abide by... Read more »

DOJ reveals evidence Biden willfully retained classified information, declines to prosecute – JURIST

The US Department of Justice has found evidence that President Joe Biden willfully retained classified materials pertaining to military, intelligence, and national security matters after having served as vice president under Barack... Read more »

US Supreme Court concludes hearing arguments over Colorado decision disqualifying Trump from state primary ballot — developing story – JURIST

The US Supreme Court concluded hearing oral arguments in former President Donald Trump’s appeal of a Colorado Supreme Court decision to remove the former president from the state’s primary election ballot in... Read more »

Colombia and National Liberation Army extend bilateral ceasefire for six months – JURIST

The Colombian government and the rebel National Liberation Army (ELN) Tuesday agreed to extend their landmark truce for 180 days. The truce, called the Bilateral, National and Temporary Ceasefire, was previously extended... Read more »

US appeals court overrules decision blocking California ammunition background check law – JURIST

A three-judge panel from the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on Monday overruled a lower court decision that blocked a California law requiring individuals seeking to buy ammunition to... Read more »

US appeals court rules Trump is not immune from prosecution in federal 2020 election interference case – JURIST

A three-judge panel of the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit ruled Tuesday that former President Donald Trump does not have immunity from prosecution in his federal 2020 election interference... Read more »
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