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Legal news from Saturday, November 21, 2015
by Bradley McAllister

The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Friday heard oral argument in a challenge to a Federal judge's authority to issue a ruling that struck down modifications to firearm possession laws in the District of Columbia. The attorney representing the District of Columbia argued that Judge Frederick J. Scullin Jr.'s …

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by Bradley McAllister

United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addressed the UN General Assembly on Friday and cautioned the international community to avoid discrimination against Muslims, especially refugees and migrants entering Europe, as a result of the recent terrorist attacks in Paris a week earlier. Ki-moon stated that 60 million people have been forced from …

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by Steven Wildberger

The United Nations Security Council on Friday unanimously adopted a new resolution calling on all member states to fight to eradicate the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). Introduced by France in the wake of ISIL attacks that claimed 129 lives French lives, the resolution asks states to do …

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