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Anger as protests continue across US after supreme court overturns Roe

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Protests over a US supreme court decision that overturned abortion rights continued across the country this weekend. In New York, thousands marched to voice their anger at the ruling that came at the end of a dizzying...

‘One of our darkest days’: outrage after supreme court overturns Roe v Wade

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Outrage and disappointment swept the US following the supreme court decision overturning the constitutional right to an abortion, upending federal reproductive protections set nearly 50 years ago in the landmark Roe v...

US supreme court overturns abortion rights, upending Roe v Wade

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The supreme court has ruled there is no constitutional right to abortion in the United States, upending a precedent set nearly 50 years ago in the landmark Roe v Wade case – a rare reversal of long-settled law that wi...

US supreme court overturns New York handgun law in bitter blow to gun-control push

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The US supreme court has opened the door for almost all law-abiding Americans to carry concealed and loaded handguns in public, after the conservative majority struck down a New York law that placed strict restriction...

French court overturns Grenoble’s decision to allow burkinis

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Full-body swimwear including burkinis should not be worn in public pools in the city of Grenoble, France’s top administrative court ruled on Tuesday, upholding an earlier order by a lower court. “The new rules of proc...

South Korea’s highest court overturns military convictions of two gay soldiers

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South Korea’s supreme court has thrown out a military court ruling that convicted two gay soldiers for having sex outside their military facilities, saying it stretched the reading of the country’s widely criticised m...

High court overturns acquittal of HS2 protester after appeal by prosecution

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The high court has directed that a protester against the HS2 rail line who was originally acquitted of aggravated trespass should be convicted after an appeal by the director of public prosecutions. In a decision that...

Australian judge overturns deportation of former US marine, citing Alex Hawke’s lack of personal consideration

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Alex Hawke’s decision to deport a former US marine has been overturned because he was directed to “sign here” by stickers on his brief without sufficient personal consideration of the case. Joseph Leon McQueen success...

Outcry as North Carolina overturns bear-hunting ban

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A decades-long ban on bear hunting in parts of North Carolina has been overturned by the state’s wildlife resources commission, in a move that has sparked outcry from local residents and American animal rights groups....

Wolves shot in Norway after court overturns stay of execution

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Nine endangered wolves were shot in one day in Norway after a court ruled that a controversial hunt could go ahead. Fifty-one wolves were originally due to be slaughtered – a significant proportion of the 80 animals t...

Watchdog overturns ban on advert of Land Rover in forest

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Environmental campaigners have accused the UK advertising watchdog of bias for overturning a draft ruling that banned adverts for a mud-splattered Land Rover Defender off-roader after previously saying it encouraged “...

US court overturns murder conviction of police officer who shot Justine Damond

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A US court has thrown out the third-degree murder conviction of the former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor for mistakenly killing the Australian woman Justine Damond. Noor was convicted of third-degree murder ...

Polish appeals court overturns ruling against Holocaust historians

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A Polish appeals court has overturned a ruling against two leading Holocaust historians accused of defamation, in a closely watched case that raised questions about the freedom to research Poland’s second world war pa...

Nora Quoirin: Malaysia court overturns inquest’s misadventure verdict

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A Malaysian court has overturned an inquest verdict of death by misadventureof a French-Irish teen who vanished in the jungle, replacing it with an open ruling in a victory for her family. The initial verdict indicate...

Kenya’s high court overturns president’s bid to amend constitution

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The high court in Nairobi has overturned the president’s three-year quest to amend Kenya’s 11-year-old constitution. In a ruling heavily critical of President Uhuru Kenyatta, five judges said he had no authority to br...

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