Pakistan on alert as top court to rule in case that may oust PM

A ring of steel was placed around Pakistan’s Supreme Court Thursday ahead of a ruling on corruption allegations that could see the prime minister ousted from power after the Panama Papers linked his family to offshore businesses. Around 1,500 police commandoes and riot forces have been deployed around the court in Islamabad ahead of the highly-anticipated decision, expected in the […]

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Court Rules Dreadlock Ban During Hiring is Legal

The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled against a lawsuit filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission against Catastrophe Management Solutions, effectively ruling that refusing to hire someone because of their dreadlocks is legal. The lawsuit was filed by the EEOC on behalf of Chastity Jones, whose job offer was rescinded by Catastrophe Management Solutions, located in Mobile, […]

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Court Debates Whether Pledge of Allegiance ‘Under God’ is Form of Discrimination

The U.S. Flag Code, a little known set of advisory laws that detail the proper conduct and handling of the Stars and Stripes, states that the pledge of allegiance “should be rendered by standing at attention facing the flag with the right hand over the heart.” Students can ignore this rule, of course — it is, after all, only advisory — and […]

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