law and legal system

Hong Kong found Cardinal Joseph Zen guilty of pro-democracy protest fund

Hong Kong CNN — A 90-year-old former bishop and outspoken critic of China’s ruling Communist Party was found guilty on Friday of charges related to his role in a fund to help Hong Kong’s 2019 pro-democracy protests. Cardinal Joseph Zen and five others, including Cantopop singer Denise Ho, breached the Societies Ordinance by failing to …

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Biden’s student loan forgiveness program: Republican-led states pressure Supreme Court to keep policy on hold

CNN — A group of Republican-led states argued Wednesday that the Supreme Court should put President Joe Biden’s student debt relief policy on hold while litigation over it plays out, citing the fact that the Biden administration has extended its pause on student loan payments. Republican states, which have already won an appeals court injunction …

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Colorado Springs shooting: The suspect in the Colorado Springs LGBTQ club shooting is scheduled to appear in court today as prosecutors work to finalize formal charges

CNN — The 22-year-old accused of carrying out a mass shooting at an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs, Colo., over the weekend is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday for the first time since the attack that left five dead and more than a dozen injured. Anderson Lee Aldrich is expected to attend the initial …

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Suspect in Colorado Springs shooting: Details emerge about alleged Club Q shooter

CNN — The suspect in the mass shooting at an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado had a tumultuous upbringing where he was bullied as a teenager and raised for a time by his grandmother, according to an emerging portrait of the alleged gunman gathered by CNN. Anderson Lee Aldrich found himself in the care of his …

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Details are emerging about the alleged gunman who killed five people at an LGBTQ nightclub

CNN — The suspect in the mass shooting at an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado had a tumultuous upbringing where he was bullied as a teenager and raised for a time by his grandmother, according to an emerging portrait of the alleged gunman gathered by CNN. Anderson Lee Aldrich found himself in the care of his …

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Lindsey Graham testifies before Georgia grand jury investigating 2020 election implications

CNN — South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham appeared Tuesday before a Georgia grand jury investigating attempts to overturn the 2020 election. Fulton County prosecutors investigating efforts by former President Donald Trump and his allies to sway the 2020 election results in the Peach State have long wanted to question Graham about calls he made to …

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Mar-a-Lago Papers: Appeals Court Hearing to Determine Future of Special Master Review

Atlanta CNN — As former President Donald Trump faces the new reality of a special counsel leading Justice Department investigations into his conduct, a federal appeals court on Tuesday heard oral arguments on whether to remove what has been a notable obstruction in one of the investigations. The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is …

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Twitter Africa employees accuse Elon Musk of discrimination over layoff terms

CNN Business — Laid-off employees at Twitter’s Africa headquarters are accusing Twitter of “deliberate and reckless disregard for the laws of Ghana” and trying to “silence and intimidate” them after they were fired. The team has hired a lawyer and sent a letter to the company requesting it comply with the labor laws of the …

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Two men arrested, 1 with Nazi armband, accused of making threats to attack New York synagogue, NYPD says

CNN — Two men have been arrested and charged in connection with online threats to attack a New York synagogue, multiple law enforcement sources told CNN. New York Police Commissioner Kichant Sewell announced the arrests in a statement Saturday. Investigators from the FBI/NYPD Joint Terrorism Task Force and the NYPD’s Counterterrorism and Intelligence Bureau, in …

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Former SpaceX employees have filed a labor law complaint

CNN — Eight former SpaceX employees have filed labor complaints alleging that Elon Musk’s space company illegally fired workers after they wrote the company’s management a letter imploring them to publicly denounce Musk’s “harmful” behavior on social media. The former workers allege that SpaceX terminated their employment for engaging in “concerted protected activities.” Those protected …

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