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Ukraine takes big step towards judicial reform

Ukraine took a big step towards judicial reform on July 13 when lawmakers passed laws that lay a credible foundation for restarting the country’s deeply compromised legal system. (TNS / ABACA via Reuters Connect) Ukraine took a potential historic step towards judicial reform in mid-July when lawmakers passed two laws …

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A man from Winston-Salem wants the murder conviction overturned, saying the prosecutor used race in jury selection. Proof? Prosecutor admitted in open court. | criminality

Hambourger said Pence accepted other white jurors who lived with family members, were single and had children out of wedlock. According to Hambourger, Pence hit four of the seven eligible black jurors, or 57 percent, while he hit only 8 of the 34 eligible white jurors, or 24 percent. In …

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Council eases sanctions linked to electoral inquiry

The Arkansas Election Oversight Board on Wednesday chose to reduce the penalties imposed on the current and previous Chairs of the Pulaski County Election Commission following complaints filed about the November election. The state’s council of electoral commissioners had previously voted to issue letters of reprimand to the three people …

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Democratic Senators to End Federal Cannabis Ban

Senators hope this will also end the disproportionate damage to communities of color July 14, 2021, 10:06 • 8 minutes to read Share on FacebookShare on twitterEmail this article For the first time in Senate history, Democrats will focus on ending the federal ban on cannabis on Wednesday, removing it …

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