Category: States

In politically charged case, appeals court hears Affordable Care Act challenge

The fate of the Affordable Care Act — commonly known as ObamaCare — rests with a federal appeals court, in a judicial standoff that could affect the 2020 presidential election. The New York Times reports, “A panel of… Read More

Allergan recalls textured breast implants due to cancer link

Global pharmaceutical company Allergan has announced a voluntary worldwide recall of Biocell textured breast implants and tissue expanders due to links to an unusual form of cancer. The July 24 recall, made in the United States at the… Read More

Court rebukes President Trump for blocking followers on Twitter

How the First Amendment functions in the social media age gained further clarity this week when a federal appeals court ruled that President Trump violated the Constitution by blocking people from following his Twitter account. “Because Mr. Trump… Read More

Multibillion-dollar insurance corporation sued for data breach

Insurance giant First American Financial faces a multimillion-dollar lawsuit, claiming the company “left more than 885 million sensitive documents dating as far back as 2003 exposed online,” Forbes.com reported on May 28. “Now the company is facing a… Read More

The bleak state of the immigration court system

A recent article by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) outlines the current state of the immigration court system and it is bleak: “In a report released earlier this year, the American Bar Association described the U.S. immigration court system… Read More