Tag: Human rights and civil liberties

New lawsuit targets California ride-hail labor law

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OAKLAND, Calif. — Ride-hail drivers and a union filed a lawsuit Thursday against Proposition 22 — a ballot measure that exempted Uber and other...

8 minority jail officers allegedly kept off Chauvin’s guard

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MINNEAPOLIS — Eight Minnesota jail guards filed a lawsuit Tuesday alleging racial discrimination after they were barred from working on the floor where a...

Spanish court rules to extradite broker to Venezuela

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MADRID — Spain's National Court has approved the extradition of a financial broker wanted in Venezuela on charges of fraud and embezzlement of funds. ...

Police ‘unlawful assembly’ powers come under fire in Oregon

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SALEM, Ore. — As racial injustice protesters swarmed the streets of Portland, Oregon, day after day last year, a voice would come over a...

Court rules against Arkansas’ Israel boycott pledge law

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A federal appeals court on Friday ruled that Arkansas' law requiring state contractors to pledge not to boycott Israel is...