Law

A Nation Imploding: Digital Tyranny, Insurrection and Martial Law

By John W. Whitehead “In this difficult day, in this difficult time for the United States, it is perhaps well to ask what kind of a nation we are and what direction we want to move in. [Y]ou can be filled with bitterness, with hatred, and a desire for revenge. We can move in that…

China's New Defense Law Gives Military More Control Of War Powers

Authored by Dave DeCamp via AntiWar.com, A new amendment to China’s defense law gives more control of the military to Beijing’s Central Military Commission (CMC), a defense body that oversees the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) and is chaired by President Xi Jinping. The amendment came into effect on January 1st and weakened the role of China’s State…

Law Professor Opposes FCC Broadband Satellite Program Due to Lack of Environmental Review

By B.N. Frank High speed internet is achievable, safer and more secure with a wired internet connection (see 1, 2) – not 5G or WiFi.  Americans have paid to have this already (see 1, 2, 3, 4, 5). The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is still providing hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars for satellites to…

French Law Would Ban People Who Don't Get COVID Vaccine From Using Public Transport

Authored by Paul Joseph Watson via Summit News, People in France who refuse to take the COVID-19 vaccine will be banned from using public transport and engaging in other activities under a newly introduced law. The law, which is set to be submitted to parliament, mandates that citizens have proof of a negative COVID test…

Victory! Federal Appeals Court Confirms FOIA Requests Requiring a Database Query are Allowed Under the Law

By Aaron Mackey At a time when the federal government is collecting and creating massive amounts of digital data that can implicate people’s privacy and free speech rights, it is crucial that the public know what the government is doing with that information. A ruling from a federal appellate court earlier this month ensures that…

Paris Plunges Into Chaos As Protesters Denounce New Security Law

By Tyler Durden Soaring coronavirus cases, a slumping economy, and continued social unrest plague France at the moment. According to RT News, thousands of protesters flooded the street of Paris Saturday to denounce President Emmanuel Macron’s “Global Security” bill. On Nov. 27, the French National Assembly approved the Global Security bill’s Article 24, which makes…

Signed as Law: Virginia Limits Federal Militarization of Police

By Michael Maharrey RICHMOND, Va. (Dec. 1, 2020) – Last month, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam signed a bill into law that will put limits on state and local law enforcement agencies’ ability to acquire certain military equipment from federal programs. Del. Dan Helmer (D-Fairfax Station) introduced House Bill 5049 (HB5049) on Aug. 17. The new…

James Corbett on Medical Martial Law, Solutions and Agorism

By The Corbett Report James appears on Good Food UnEarthed to discuss his work on medical martial law, the erection of the biosecurity state and the agorist solutions to the tyranny-by-health-authority that is coming into view. SHOW NOTES: Become an Activist Post Patron for $1 per month at Patreon. ? VIDEO COURTESY GOOD FOOD UN…

France Passes New Law To Ban Discrimination Based On Regional Accents

France, having solved all other major problems in its country, has found an untouched area of people’s free speech for big government to weigh in on: stereotypes against regional accents. In fact, people who make assumptions based on others’ regional accents are committing a new type of prejudice that the French are calling glottophobie. The…

Law Review Addresses Legal and Social Challenges of “Internet of Bodies” and “Internet of Things”

By B.N. Frank Experts have warned for years about serious privacy and security risks associated with Internet of Things (IoT) technology (see 1, 2). Reports about medical implants and utility “Smart” Meters being extremely vulnerable are beyond scary. Experts have also warned about the serious privacy, security, and social implications of Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications…

Signed as Law: Virginia Prohibits No-Knock Warrants

By Michael Maharrey Late last month, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam signed a bill into law that bans “no-knock” warrants and nullifies the impact of several Supreme Court opinions in practice and effect. Del. Dan Helmer (D-Fairfax) introduced House Bill 5099 (HB5099) on Aug. 20. The new law prohibits any Virginia law-enforcement officer from seeking, executing,…

Somali Journalists Say New Media Law Will Muzzle Free Press

By Mohamed Adan Ishak With the recent passage of a controversial media bill into law by Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmjo, Somalia’s media workers worry about what may lie ahead for journalists who are already struggling in a hostile media environment. The bill, signed on August 26, contains 41 articles on the media and how…

Law Firm Withdraws From Representing Boockvar Against Trump Campaign’s Pennsylvania Lawsuit

Authored by Tom Ozimek via The Epoch Times, Law firm Kirkland & Ellis has requested withdrawal from representing Pennsylvania Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar in a lawsuit brought forward by the Trump campaign, with Kramer Levin attorney Barry Berke stepping in as a substitute. Kirkland & Ellis attorneys made the request in a notice of substitution of counsel…

Forced Vaccination Law In Denmark Abandoned After Public Protests

Authored by Paul Joseph Watson via Summit News, A law in Denmark that would have given authorities the power to forcibly inject people with a coronavirus vaccine has been abandoned after nine days of public protests. The ‘epidemic law’ would have handed the Danish government the power to enact mandatory quarantine measures against anyone infected…

Austria’s New Hate Speech Law

Authored by Judith Bergman via The Gatestone Institute, The Austrian government has presented a draft online hate speech law, the Communication Platforms Act, which, if passed, will limit free speech in the country. The Austrian government writes in the introduction to its proposed law: “The main reason for the development of this draft Act is the…

Trump Law Firm Quits Pennsylvania Case After Project Lincoln ‘Cancel’ Campaign

A law firm representing the Trump campaign’s efforts to challenge the Pennsylvania election results gave notice late Thursday that they are withdrawing from one of the cases. While no reason was given for the decision by Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP, Bloomberg notes that it was one of two law firms targeted by the…

Black Lives Matter Sues Trump Administration Over Law Enforcement Measures Near White House

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and other groups filed a lawsuit on behalf of Black Lives Matter and a number of individuals against the Trump administration on Thursday, alleging that officials had violated the civil rights of protesters by carrying out law enforcement measures to disperse crowds of protesters near the White House on…