July 25, 2021

Supreme Court sides with student athletes on NCAA compensation limits

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From Newsmax Siding with student-athletes, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled against the National Collegiate Athletic Association in the organization’s bid to maintain limits on education-related compensation for them that critics have said help maintain the fiction of amateurism in college sports. The court ruled 9-0 that the NCAA’s curbs on non-cash payments to […]

UK: Supreme Court – Suspending Parliament was unlawful, judges rule

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From BBC Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend Parliament for five weeks was unlawful, the Supreme Court has ruled. Judges said it was wrong to stop MPs carrying out duties in the run-up to the Brexit deadline on 31 October. The PM, who has faced calls to resign, said he “profoundly disagreed” with the ruling but […]

Belize: PUC vs. Consolidated case back in court: PUC’s appeal heard

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From 7 Newsbelize.com 3 weeks ago, we told you how Belize Water Services Limited was making multi-million dollar investments to provide residents of San Pedro Town with a more reliable access to water. Before this plan was put into motion, the island was supplied for years by the company, Consolidated Water Belize Limited. They generated […]

Dr. James Dobson Congratulates Gov. Kemp, U.S. Rep. Jody Hice for the passage of Georgia’s historic Heartbeat Bill

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.—Last week, Georgia Governor Matt Kemp signed that state’s version of the heartbeat bill, a sweeping pro-life legislation historic in its scope and legal language. On behalf of the James Dobson Family Institute (JDFI), Dr. James Dobson issues the following statement applauding the efforts of Georgia lawmakers: “I want to offer our most […]

Thailand: Supreme Court Backs 1.7 Million Payout

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In a major victory, Thailand’s Supreme Court has ruled in favor of 14 Myanmar migrant workers who bravely spoke out about labor abuses they suffered on a poultry farm, ordering 1.7 million Baht ($53,000 USD) in compensation.[1]Yet while this is welcome news, migrant workers and human rights defenders are not in the clear just yet. New legal […]

5 Judges whose sexual assault rulings land them in The Hall Of Shame

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By Lauren Longo From Care2 There are a lot of decent, fair judges out there, but there are a lot of terrible ones too, especially when it comes to sexual assault cases. Far too often, judges are making headlines for giving rapists shockingly lenient sentences or blaming victims for their own assaults. Around the world, judges […]

Service of Thanksgiving for the life of Caymanian Arthur B. hunter

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It was an overly packed Elmslie Memorial United Church with family, friends, and business associates, who came there last Saturday 1st December, to honour Caymanian Arthur B. Hunter. The Officiating Minister was the Rt. Rev. L. Christopher Mason. EULOGY OF ARTHUR B. HUNTER Arthur B. Hunter, OBE, who passed away unexpectedly on 21st November, was […]

The Bush Family’s struggle to keep up with the Conservative movement

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GEORGE H.W. BUSH By Ed Kilgore From New York Mag The late George Herbert Walker Bush was the patriarch of one of the more successful political dynasties in U.S. history, serving as president, siring another president, and then a second son who at one point looked on course to win the presidency. But “Poppy” (as […]

Caribbean American legislator outraged over US Supreme Court justice’s confirmation

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By CMC From St Lucia Online (CMC) – A Caribbean American legislator here has expressed outrage over the confirmation Saturday of Brett Kavanaugh to the position of Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. The US Senate voted along party lines Saturday to confirm Kavanaugh’s appointment. “As if the accusations weren’t enough, he demonstrated […]

What a good boy

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By Rebecca Traister From The Cut Today’s hearing, with the even-voiced woman describing an assault in careful, precise terms, occasionally apologizing to her interrogators as they grilled her, and the soft-faced man, alternately weeping and yelling — is an American crucible. To watch the Senate Judiciary Committee’s questioning of Christine Blasey Ford was stomach-turning, then […]