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Hong Kong police arrest three members of student prisoner-support group

Straits Times 20 Sep 2021
Beijing and the city's government say the law is necessary to safeguard Hong Kong's prosperity and guard against outside interference ... The group also used slogans declared illegal under the new national security law and told people to "prepare for the next revolution", Mr Li said.

Georgia’s abortion law in federal appeals court Friday

Finger Lakes Times 20 Sep 2021
“This is settled law ... The goal of the measure’s supporters has always been to appeal the law to the U.S ... “The foundation of Roe is cracked, and we will soon see a day where that unconstitutional decision is no longer the law of the land,” said Cole Muzio, president of Frontline Policy Action, a group that lobbies for anti-abortion legislation.

Hong Kong Police on Arrests of Student Group

The Epoch Times 20 Sep 2021
... security, even after the national security law came into effect last year ... Many political and opposition groups have ceased to operate following the implementation of the national security law.

Texas doctor says he performed abortion in defiance of new state law

Hartford Courant 20 Sep 2021
Texas Right to Life, an anti-abortion group that had been seeking tips on any doctors who might be violating the new law, said in a statement that it was “looking into this claim but we are dubious that this is just a legal stunt.” ... this may be another attempt,” the group said.

Changes to by-laws proposed to protect 'fabric' of Dartmoor

BBC News 20 Sep 2021
Dartmoor National Park Authority (DNPA) said "urgent" changes were needed to by-laws because of increased anti-social behaviour ... "The revised by-law makes it clear that camping is only allowed if you are in a small tent that can be carried in a backpack and in groups of no more than 6 people.".

This $100,000 Donation by Matt Gaetz Raises All the Eyebrows

The Daily Beast 20 Sep 2021
The group, “Right Direction America,” is a nonprofit launched in December 2019 by Trump ally and former Gov ... But Caleb Burns, a partner at Wiley Rein who specializes in campaign finance and nonprofit law, told The Daily Beast that the donation and the group’s activities raise some questions.

Lenders may consider fresh bids for Videocon

Business Line 20 Sep 2021
In a new twist to the resolution of the bankrupt Videocon Group, its Committee of Creditors (CoC) may consider dissenting lenders’ plea for fresh bids for the group ... Bank of Maharashtra and IFCI had contested the low payout (or huge hair cut) in the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal.

Working Group on Arbitrary Detention: Thousands of Persons Are Subjected to Arbitrary Detention Each Year in All Countries and the Global Pandemic Should Never Be Used to Curtail the Right to Freedom from Arbitrary Detention

Reliefweb 20 Sep 2021
Some speakers welcomed the focus on forcible transfers in the report of the Working Group on arbitrary detention, as this practice raised serious concerns regarding the respect of the rule of law and the principle of non-refoulement.

The Frontier: Five year residency requirement for Oklahoma developmental disabilities services unconstitutional, federal agency says

Tahlequah Daily Press 20 Sep 2021
In June, a group of six organizations — the National Health Law Program, The Arc and its Oklahoma chapter, Oklahoma Policy Institute, the Oklahoma Disability Law Center and Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma sent a letter to CMS asking the federal agency to intervene and tell the state that the new law violated the U.S.
photo: AP / Hadi Mizban
French President Emmanuel Macron attends a press conference following his meeting with Kurdish President Nechirvan Barzani in Irbil, Iraq, Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021

France's Macron seeks 'forgiveness' from Algerian Harkis

Anadolu Agency 20 Sep 2021
“Harki” is derived from the Arabic “haraka”, or movement, aptly describing the group of Muslim Algerians who volunteered alongside the French army ... Harki support groups had already written a letter to the president asking for such a law to be put into effect by the end of 2021.

Jonathan Calla Joins Goulston & Storrs as a Director in Boston

Daily Times Chronicle 20 Sep 2021
20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Goulston & Storrs, an Am Law 200 firm, is pleased to announce that Jonathan Calla has joined its Boston office as a director in the firm's Corporate Group ... Prior to joining Goulston & Storrs, he was a partner at a mid-size Boston law firm ... At Goulston & Storrs, we practice law with excellence and integrity.

North Carolina database seeks to hold law enforcement accountable

The Courier-Tribune 20 Sep 2021
Questionable actions taken by North Carolina law enforcement agents might soon gain greater exposure ... The group has taken on a number of topics related to structural racism, mass incarceration, and criminal justice reform. The law enforcement-misconduct database is the group's most recent project.

Student Politicism trio held for 'inciting hatred, subversive acts'

Hong Kong Standard 20 Sep 2021
Li said the group had two channels to push messages - social media and the group's community space in Mong Kok ... Li alleged too that the group carried out subversive acts after the introduction of the national security law on June 30 last year, including encouraging people not to use the government's LeaveHomeSafe app.

One lawyer's rise shows how vaccine misinformation can fuel fundraising and far-right celebrity

Union Leader 20 Sep 2021
Renz also launched a nonprofit group called For God Family Country that is collecting donations for the "medical freedom fight," according to the website of Renz's law firm. Renz ally Pamela Popper, the leader of an activist group called Make Americans Free Again, has said she aims to raise $100 million to support his lawsuits.

New Hong Kong electors chosen, with only 1 opposition member

Wtop 20 Sep 2021
In May, the legislature amended Hong Kong’s electoral laws to ensure that only “patriots” — people who are loyal to China and the semi-autonomous territory — will rule the city ... Many political and opposition groups have ceased to operate following the implementation of the national security law.