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Lawyer accused of killing youth in road rage sent to police remand

The accused ‘drunk lawyer’, who was involved in a road rage incident that killed a 21-year old student, has been sent to one-day Police remand.The incident happened near AIIMS Trauma Centre in south Delhi on Sunday. The lawyer, Rohit Krishna Mahanta allegedly rammed his car into the bike of two people

Former Obama officials launch legal group to challenge DeVos

A group of former Obama education officials on Thursday launched a legal aid organization to challenge the Trump administration’s policies on student lending and civil rights. The National Student Legal Defense Network will partner with state attorneys general and advocacy groups to file lawsuits on

50 nations sign UN treaty banning nuclear weapons

Fifty countries on signed a treaty to ban nuclear weapons, a pact that the world’s nuclear powers spurned but supporters hailed as a historic agreement nonetheless. “You are the states that are showing moral leadership in a world that desperately needs such moral leadership today,”

California sues Trump government over US-Mexico border wall

California filed a lawsuit on Wednesday over the Trump administration’s plan to construct a wall along the border with Mexico, adding to the obstacles facing one of the Republican president’s key campaign promises. President Donald Trump has insisted Mexico would pay for building the wall,

Ohio arrestee files lawsuit alleging police used excessive force

Recent Ohio arrestee Timothy Davis filed a civil rights lawsuit  in federal court on Sunday alleging Columbus, Ohio, police used excessive force to detain him in a convenience store. The lawsuit, filed in the US District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, Eastern Division [official website], named

Moscow court rejects Holocaust hero family’s lawsuit

The Moscow Meshchansky court rejected a lawsuit Monday filed by a relative of Raoul Wallenberg, seeking to access uncensored documents concerning Wallenberg’s death in Soviet captivity. Wallenberg was a Swedish diplomat who is said to have rescued thousands of Hungarian Jews during World War II. Soviet forces