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Chinese state media will be getting more propaganda now that the Communist Party has announced it will be in direct control of broadcasters and the regulators of everything from movies and TV to books and radio programs.
The petition of the day is: American Economy Insurance Co. v. New York 17-1179 Issues: (1) Whether an amendment to state law violates the contracts clause of the U.S. Constitution when it transfers the substantial cost for certain claims under pre-existing insurance policies from employers to their insurance carriers, when those insurance policies reflect an […]
Oyez has posted the aligned audio and transcripts from this week’s oral arguments at the Supreme Court. The court heard argument this week in: Sveen v. Melin National Institute of Family and Life Advocates v. Becerra Upper Skagit Indian Tribe v. Lundgren The post Now available on Oyez: This week’s oral argument audio aligned with the transcripts appeared fir […]
In October, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in a case alleging that Wisconsin’s Republican-controlled legislature had drawn the state’s redistricting plan to put Democrats at a disadvantage – a claim known as “partisan gerrymandering.” The plaintiffs challenging that plan argued that it violated their constitutional right to be treated equally under th […]
Today, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the Department of Justice is proposing to amend the regulations of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, clarifying that bump stocks fall within the definition of “machinegun” under federal law, as such devices allow a shooter of a semiautomatic firearm to initiate a continuous firing c […]
The Justice Department today announced that on March 21, 2018, a federal district court in Casper, Wyoming, found that the Wyoming Military Department (WMD) discriminated against former employee Amanda Dykes by subjecting her to sexual harassment and constructively discharging her. The verdict was returned after a July 2017 bench trial during which the Justi […]
The No. 1 digital currency failed to capitalize on a good start to the week, trading lower Friday, as technical indicators and overall market sentiment weighed on digital currencies. However, given the late plunge in equities, cryptocurrencies losses were kept to a minimum.
Market technicians generally define a correction as a 10% decline from a recent peak in an asset. But once that security slips in to correction phase, that trend is viewed as in force until it trades above its previous peak.