Supreme Court Rules States May Crack Down on ‘Faithless Electors’
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Supreme Court Rules States May Crack Down on ‘Faithless Electors’

A pedestrian holding an umbrella walks past the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., July 6, 2020. (Tom Brenner/Reuters) It looks like we did not get the boffo day some Supreme Court watchers were expecting. On Monday morning, the Court announced decisions in two matters (involving three cases). The more anticipated one was the so-called Faithless […]

MP chanted 'I'm a naughty Tory' amid 'sex assault on woman', court told
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MP chanted 'I'm a naughty Tory' amid 'sex assault on woman', court told

Former Conservative MP Charlie Elphicke chased a woman around his kitchen and chanted “I’m a naughty Tory” after sexually assaulting her, a court has heard. Elphicke talked to the woman about bondage then allegedly groped her breast and tried to kiss her, leaving her “distressed, and almost hysterical” while his wife Natalie Elphicke was away […]

Bitcoin (BTC) Transaction Records Not Protected by Fourth Amendment, US Court Rules
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Bitcoin (BTC) Transaction Records Not Protected by Fourth Amendment, US Court Rules

A Fifth Circuit panel of judges ruled on Monday that Bitcoin (BTC) transaction data is not protected by the Fourth Amendment, which prohibits unreasonable searches and seizures. The Louisiana court issued the ruling in connection with the case against Richard Gratkowski, who was sentenced to 70 months in federal prison last year after paying for […]

The Supreme Court just handed down some truly awful news for voting rights
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The Supreme Court just handed down some truly awful news for voting rights

The Supreme Court handed down two brief, unsigned orders on Friday concerning what restrictions states may place on absentee voting during the coronavirus pandemic. Though neither order is a final judgment — one grants a temporary stay of a lower court decision, the other denies expedited review of an important voting rights case — the […]