Day: November 10, 2020

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Ted Cruz is encouraging Trump’s election lawsuits despite being on the receiving end of his fraud claims in 2016

Though far from the only prominent Republican official to support Trump’s series of legal challenges and baseless claims of widespread voter fraud, Cruz’s defense of Trump is particularly noteworthy because four years ago, the Texas Republican was on the receiving end of Trump’s unsubstantiated claims of electoral misconduct.

“Ted Cruz didn’t win Iowa, he stole it. That is why all of the polls were so wrong and why he got far more votes than anticipated. Bad!” Trump, then just a presidential hopeful running against Cruz and several other candidates for the GOP nomination, fumed following the 2016 Iowa caucuses, in which Cruz came out on top. Trump finished in second place.

“Based on the fraud committed by Senator Ted Cruz during the Iowa Caucus, either a new election should take place or Cruz results nullified,” Trump said in another tweet.

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Why Did Safaree and Erica Mena Divorce? Details on Their Split

People are always obsessed with celebrity relationships, especially if two people of note ultimately end up tying the knot. There’s even more interest if the rich and famous individuals spend their wealth on an expensive wedding that screams excess, which is exactly what happened between Jamaican-American rapper Safaree and TV personality / artist and video vixen Erica Mena. Recent social media posts from each of the public figures have people asking: Why did they get a divorce?

Why did Safaree and Erica Mena divorce?

Safaree set social media abuzz when he posted a photo of his abs and black and orange Rolls Royce (and orange umbrella on a sunny day, because good lighting is everything I guess). The caption of the photo read, “BACHELOR! ENDING 2020 RIGHT!” He hashtagged #divorcecourt in the photo. As of this writing, to legally divorce someone in the United States, tagging a court of law

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Why the marriage between Cooley Law School and Western Michigan University didn’t work

KALAMAZOO, MI — A seven-year affiliation between Thomas A. Cooley Law School and Western Michigan University will end after a decision by WMU last week, as both institutions struggle with declining enrollment and financial impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.

The partnership between the schools was recently dissolved by the university’s Board of Trustees. In a termination proposal approved by the board Thursday, Nov. 5, the university cited as reasons for the break-up efforts to narrow WMU’s focus and how the coronavirus pandemic has impacted its finances. Both institutions declined to comment further on the partnership ending.

Both schools have seen a sharp decline in enrollment in recent years, and Western Michigan University leaders have acknowledged the additional financial impact coronavirus has had on the school.

The affiliation between Cooley and the Kalamazoo-based university began in 2013 under former WMU president John Dunn. At the time, institutional leaders saw it as

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Federal judge rules to send Harris County felony bail case to trial; planned appeal is announced

A federal judge ruled Tuesday that the case challenging Harris County’s felony bail system should proceed to trial. Nineteen felony judges represented by state Attorney General Ken Paxton have given notice they plan to appeal to the 5th U.S. Circuit.

The case, brought by the same civil rights firm that sued and successfully reshaped the county’s misdemeanor practices, claims the judges in the district routinely violate the equal protection and due process rights of thousands of poor defendants who face costly bail without a judge making an individualized determination that it’s necessary. In further pleadings, the indigent plaintiffs named in the case say that the COVID-19 pandemic only exacerbated the harm for people who are detained under the county’s policies simply because they cannot afford bond.

The defendants include Sheriff Ed Gonzalez, who does not oppose the litigation, and 23 Harris County felony district judges, who have split into a

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Britney Spears ‘Will Not Perform’ With Dad Jamie in Charge: Lawyer

Britney Spears’ attorney blamed the pop star’s hiatus from the music industry on her father, Jamie Spears, during a court hearing in Los Angeles on Tuesday, November 10.

“My client has informed me that she is afraid of her father. She also stated that she will not perform as long as her father is in charge of her career,” Samuel D. Ingham III claimed. “We are really at a crossroads.”

In response, one of Jamie’s lawyers, Vivian Lee Thoreen, brushed off Ingham’s comments as hearsay and claimed that he has prevented Britney, 38, from speaking to Jamie, 68.

The hearing was held to determine whether Jamie will remain the co-conservator of Britney’s estate. However, Judge Brenda Penny ultimately decided not to suspend Jamie on Tuesday, saying the matter can be further discussed “down the road.”

Britney Spears Dad Jamie Is Out Remains Co-Conservator Her Estate Amid Court Battle
Britney Spears and Jamie Spears. Jim Smeal/Shutterstock; Shutterstock

Jamie was appointed Britney’s conservator

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‘Nothing’s going to stop’ transition of power in U.S., Biden says

WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) – President-elect Joe Biden said on Tuesday that nothing would stop the transfer of power in the U.S. government, even as President Donald Trump says without evidence the election was marred by fraud and some of his Republican allies back probes.

Senate Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has backed Trump’s right to launch a legal challenge to Biden’s victory in several battleground states such as Pennsylvania. Some senior Republicans sought to sow doubt about the outcome.

Biden secured the more than 270 votes in the Electoral College he needs to take the presidency by winning Pennsylvania on Saturday after four tense days of counting, which was delayed by a surge in mail-in ballots due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Biden said in a speech in Delaware that his team was pushing ahead with forming a new administration to take over on Inauguration Day, Jan. 20, 2021, no matter

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Activists Are Targeting an Elite Law Firm for Helping Trump Undercut the Election. Good.

Photograph by Andrew Beaujon.

Following a New York Times story about the Jones Day law firm’s involvement in Donald Trump’s legal war against the 2020 election results, Twitter was ablaze Tuesday with outrage toward the international mega firm. By mid-morning, the Lincoln Project had gotten on board, vowing to launch a multi-platform campaign not only against Jones Day, but also targeting its largest clients for continuing to stick by the firm. The strong reaction is warranted, obviously—but it’s a little late.

Jones Day has been Trump’s outside campaign counsel since he was a long-shot candidate in 2016, defending him in a number of morally reprehensible matters over the course of his presidency. When peaceful protesters who were assaulted at a Trump rally sued—noting that Trump had repeatedly encouraged his supporters to “get ‘em out of here”—who got the case tossed out? Jones Day. The firm also batted back a lawsuit

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The Klein Law Firm Reminds Investors of Class Actions on Behalf of Shareholders of BMRN, ACB and LOOP

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November 10, 2020 (ACCESSWIRE via COMTEX) —
NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / November 10, 2020 / The Klein Law Firm announces that class action complaints have been filed on behalf of shareholders of the following companies. There is no cost to participate in the suit. If you suffered a loss, you have until the lead plaintiff deadline to request that the court appoint you as lead plaintiff.

BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (NASDAQ:BMRN)Class Period: February 28, 2020 – August 18, 2020Lead Plaintiff Deadline: November 24, 2020

BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. allegedly made materially false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (i) differences between the Phase 1/2 and Phase 3 study of valoctocogene roxaparvovec, an investigational adenoassociated virus gene therapy, limited the reliability of the Phase 1/2 study to support valoctocogene roxaparvovec’s durability of effect; (ii) as a

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Biden set to deliver Obamacare speech as Supreme Court weighs law’s future

President-elect Joe Biden lambasted the Trump administration’s argument in the Supreme Court on Tuesday that the Affordable Care Act should be struck down, calling it “simply cruel and needlessly divisive” and saying that doing so would leave 20 million Americans’ health coverage “ripped away in the middle of the nation’s worst pandemic in a century.”



a man wearing a suit and tie: President-elect Joe Biden speaks at The Queen theater, Monday, Nov. 9, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)


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President-elect Joe Biden speaks at The Queen theater, Monday, Nov. 9, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

“Let’s be absolutely clear about what’s at stake: The consequences of the Trump administration’s argument are not academic or an abstraction. For many Americans, they are a matter of life and death, in a literal sense,” Biden said in a speech in Wilmington, Delaware. “This isn’t hyperbole. It’s real — as real as it gets,” he said.

The speech comes the day Supreme Court justices heard oral arguments in a case that seeks

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Air Force general charged with sexual assault; court martial possible

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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand criticized the U.S. Armed Forces, saying, “The military still does not take these cases of sexual assault and sexual harassment seriously.”

WASHINGTON – The Air Force has charged a two-star officer with sexual assault, opening the possibility of the first court-martial for a general officer in its 73-year history.

Air Force Maj. Gen. William Cooley was charged with one count of sexual assault for an incident in August 2018 in which Cooley allegedly made unwanted sexual advances by kissing and touching a woman. The woman is a civilian and not a Defense Department employee, according to the Air Force.

Cooley will face an Article 32 preliminary hearing, similar to a civilian grand jury, on Jan. 27, where a senior military judge will review the charge. The judge could decide to send the case to a court-martial.

Cooley’s attorney refuted the allegations, saying the Air Force lacks

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