Justice Neil Gorsuch lamented in a separate opinion that the court’s approach brought little benefit to the political organizations who brought the suit. He and Justice Clarence Thomas questioned whether the court’s approach, effectively severing the unconstitutional exemption for debt collection from the rest of federal robocall law, was the right one. … [Read more...] about Supreme Court robocall ruling says federal debt collectors no longer get special treatment
Robocall about arrest warrant
Texas-based Rising Eagle made the calls, claiming to be able to connect people to “affordable health insurance with benefits from a company you know—such as Cigna, Blue Cross, Aetna, and United,” according to a sample script the FCC cited today. The person on the phone was directed to press 3 if interested, but then the call was funneled to a call center unaffiliated with any of the cited companies. A representative then tried to get the person to buy insurance from a Rising Eagle client. … [Read more...] about Hey, remember that annoying robocaller who kept bugging you about health insurance?
"The Tribunal rejected Italy's claim of compensation for the detention of the marines. However, it found that the immunities enjoyed by the marines as State officials operate as an exception to the jurisdiction of the Indian courts and, hence, preclude them to judge the marines," he added. … [Read more...] about India entitled to compensation, but can’t prosecute Italian Marines, rules UN Court
Minnesota Freedom Fund. This fund pays bail for protesters, as well as those imprisoned for immigration and criminal offenses. The group sees pretrial bail requirements to be unjust, wealth-based discrimination. Donate here. The Legal Rights Center. Provides criminal defense and legal services for low-income people of color in and around Minneapolis, including arrested protesters. Donate here. Northstar Health Collective. Medics for protesters. The group of nurses, doctors, and healthcare providers was originally founded to maintain community safety during the 2008 Republican National Convention in St. Paul. Donate here. Black Visions Collective. “A political home for black people across Minnesota,” this Minnesota nonprofit is dedicated to safe, autonomous black communities. Donate here. Official George Floyd Memorial Fund. A GoFundMe campaign organized by Floyd’s brother, Philonise Floyd, for Floyd’s children’s care and education, as well as family … [Read more...] about How to help Minneapolis: 6 things you can do right now for the George Floyd movement
Earlier on Friday, Trump tweeted, “These THUGS are dishonoring the memory of George Floyd, and I won’t let that happen. Just spoke to Governor Tim Walz and told him that the Military is with him all the way. Any difficulty and we will assume control but, when the looting starts, the shooting starts. Thank you!”....These THUGS are dishonoring the memory of George Floyd, and I won’t let that happen. Just spoke to Governor Tim Walz and told him that the Military is with him all the way. Any difficulty and we will assume control but, when the looting starts, the shooting starts. Thank you!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 29, 2020Close … [Read more...] about Twitter slaps a ‘public interest notice’ on Trump’s tweet for ‘glorifying violence’