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Philippine Supreme Court upholds expulsion of chief justice

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  World  /  No Comments

MANILA, Philippines: The Philippine Supreme Court has upheld the expulsion of its chief justice, the authoritarian president’s highest-ranking critic, in a final ruling that critics warned is unconstitutional and threatens judicial independence and the country’s fragile democracy. Court spokesman Theodore Te said justices voted 8-6 Tuesday to uphold their May 11 decision to oust Maria […]

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Supreme Court upholds Ohio law purging voter rolls

By   /  June 12, 2018  /  World  /  No Comments

SAN FRANCISCO: The Supreme Court ruled Monday that the state of Ohio has the right to purge citizens from voter enrollment lists if they do not vote within a certain time frame. The 5-4 decision paves the way for a form of voter suppression, civil rights groups say, and will likely help Republican candidates and hurt […]

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