Barristers have gone on strike across England and Wales in a dispute over legal aid funding. Justice Secretary Dominic Raab said the strikes were regrettable. On #BBCBreakfast @NinaWarhurst spoke to Kirsty Brimelow QC from the Criminal Bar Association
#MVAOnLastLeg "This entire battle is really a fight to the finish. This is a fight to establish whether these MLAs, who have defected can actually vote in the House", @RShivshankarexplains the entire legal saga. @nielspeakwith more updates from the courtroom.
Anti-choice groups are emboldened, well-funded and ready to launch legal assaults in other nations, writes @ClaraDFMarques
Barristers say strikes are 'last resort' because criminal justice system is in 'cardiac arrest' 🔴 Hundreds of barristers are set to join rallies outside courts in battle to increase funding for criminal legal aid
Mr. Kaul says the rebel leaders' properties, belongings and homes are under threat. He adds that they are not able to pursue legal remedies in Mumbai. The atmosphere is bad. Threats to their lives have been made. Seeks protection.
Poll results. Decent participation, surprisingly though the percentages remained pretty much constant since the first 500 votes.
Abortion is legal in California. It will remain that way. I just signed a bill that makes our state a safe haven for women across the nation. We will not cooperate with any states that attempt to prosecute women or doctors for receiving or providing reproductive care.
Congress must pass legislation that codifies Roe v. Wade as the law of the land in this country NOW. And if there aren’t 60 votes in the Senate to do it, and there are not, we must end the filibuster to pass it with 50 votes.
We’re disappointed in the decision to gut #NetNeutrality protections that ushered in an unprecedented era of innovation, creativity & civic engagement. This is the beginning of a longer legal battle. Netflix stands w/ innovators, large & small, to oppose this misguided FCC order.
In 2016, when Trump won PA, MI, and WI by a handful of votes, the election system worked just great. Now that he's losing, it's a "fraud" and they're "stealing the election." This is how demagogues destroy faith in democracy and move us toward authoritarianism. Count every vote!