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Derecho Constitucional / Constitucional Law

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usaFederal judge blocks Trump asylum restrictions             

Source: Jurist

November 20, 2018

-United States-

A judge for the US District Court for the Northern District of California on Monday temporarily blocked a Trump administration rule to deny asylum to migrants who illegally cross the southern border into the US, saying the policy likely violates federal law on asylum eligibility. Leer el resto de esta entrada »

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Derecho Ambiental / Environmental Law

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bialowieza_forestFederal appeals court blocks climate change lawsuit   

Source: Jurist

November 09, 2018

-United States-

The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on Thursday granted the Trump administration a temporary stay in an environmental suit brought by young Americans. Leer el resto de esta entrada »

Derecho Ambiental / Environmental Law

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coal-fired power plants     Clean energy measures suffer significant ballot losses

Source:Jurist

November 07, 2018

-United States-

A number of clean energy and environmental protection ballot measures were voted down Tuesday.

These ballot measures ranged from more conventional measures requiring certain percentages of a state’s electricity production to come from renewable sources to more radical measures including direct taxes on carbon emissions and the requirement of an open and competitive electricity market. Leer el resto de esta entrada »

Derecho Ambiental / Environmental Law

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imagesSupreme Court refuses to block climate change lawsuit             

Source: Jurist

November 05, 2018

-United States-

US Chief Justice Roberts denied an application Friday to stay a climate change lawsuit against the government.

This reverses a temporary hold of the case, Juliana v. USordered by Roberts last month. The government sought to stay the lawsuit until review of a petition for a writ of mandamus ordering the lawsuit dismissed. Leer el resto de esta entrada »

Derecho Ambiental / Environmental Law

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imagesEnvironmental advocates challenge border wall plans

Source: Jurist

October 19, 2018

-United States-

A group of environmental advocacy organizations filed suit against the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on Thursday over concerns that the border wall will result in detrimental environmental impacts to the areas surrounding the wall construction sites. Leer el resto de esta entrada »

Derecho Ambiental / Environmental Law

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usaSupreme Court puts climate change lawsuit on hold    

Source: Jurist

October 19, 2018

-United States-

US Chief Justice Roberts on Friday ordered a temporary hold on a climate change lawsuit until the plaintiffs provide a response to the government.

The plaintiffs have until Wednesday to provide a response to the Department of Justice’s stay request. Leer el resto de esta entrada »

Derechos Humanos / Human Rights

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file0001652481771Kansas sued over policy preventing gender change on birth certificate                

Source: Jurist

October 18, 2018

-United States-

Lambda Legal filed a lawsuit Monday challenging a Kansas birth certificate policy that prevents transgender individuals from changing the gender designation on their birth certificates. Leer el resto de esta entrada »