Texas Governor Greg Abbott Signs Bill Restricting Transgender Student Athletes in School Sports into Law

Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed a bill on Oct. 25 that restricts transgender student athletes in the state from playing on public school sports teams that align with their gender identities. Under House Bill 25, student athletes, who compete in …

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Donald Trump Sues to Keep White House Records Secret

Former President Donald Trump has filed a lawsuit in DC District Court claiming executive  privilege and seeking to prevent the House of Representatives select committee from receiving records from his presidency. The lawsuit claims that the House of Representative’s document …

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Poland’s Top Court Rules Supremacy of EU Law Incompatible with Its Constitution

Poland’s top court has ruled that the supremacy of European Union (EU) law was incompatible with its constitution, landing a major challenge to the EU’s legal framework. Poland’s Constitutional Tribunal said that some provisions of EU treaties and EU court …

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DC Judge Orders Release of Facebook Anti-Rohingya Account Records

A federal judge in the United States has ordered Facebook to reveal details of accounts linked to anti-Rohingya violence in Myanmar that the company had shut down, dismissing the company’s privacy argument as “loaded with irony.” According to a copy …

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Federal Judge Blocks Florida’s ‘Anti-Riot’ Law Championed by Governor Ron DeSantis

A federal judge on Sept. 9 blocked Florida’s “anti-riot” law championed by Governor Ron DeSantis, ruling it as unconstitutional and vague. United States District Judge Mark Walker ruled that HB1, which DeSantis signed into law last April to curb violent …

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Texas Republican Governor Greg Abbott Signs Voting Restrictions Bill into Law

Texas Republican Governor Greg Abbott ratified a bill on Tuesday, September 7, that establishes strict new voting rules which ends Democrats’ efforts to hamper the legislation by preventing a Republican majority in the House.  State legislators approved the bill last …

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U.S. President Joe Biden Launches ‘Whole-of-Government’ Response to New Texas Abortion Law

United States President Joe Biden has launched a “whole-of-government” response to oppose a new law in Texas that bans nearly all abortions after the Supreme Court decided not to block it. Biden announced in a statement on Sept. 2 that …

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