· In America, Black deaths are not a flaw in the system. They are the system →
We die because we are overrepresented where it hurts, such as poverty and prisons, and underrepresented where it helps, such as higher education, elected office, and the federal judiciary.
· Embattled Rep. Steve King has lost his primary →
“We have a congressman who was removed from the House Agriculture Committee and the Judiciary Committee by his own Republican colleagues,” Feenstra wrote in a Des Moines Register op-ed.
The New York Times
· Gretchen Whitmer: The Coronavirus Is a Civil Rights Battle, Too →
In a rare opinion joining with the court’s liberals, Chief Justice John Roberts wrote that governors’ decisions about a lethal pandemic “should not be subject to second-guessing by an ‘unelected federal judiciary,’ which lacks the background, competence, and expertise to assess public health and is not accountable to the people.”
· Senate Republicans strike more sombre tone about protests — but most stay silent on Trump's protest rhetoric →
At the start of a Senate Judiciary hearing on the effects of Covid-19 on American prison systems on Tuesday, Republican Chairman Lindsey Graham of South Carolina highlighted the lack of trust between many black communities and their police forces.
The China Post
· Eagles’ Don Henley asks Congress to change copyright law →
The blockbuster hitmaker of the 1970s testified online from his home before a Senate Judiciary subcommittee weighing possible changes to a 1998 copyright law.
· (EDITORIAL from Korea JoongAng Daily on June 3) →
Despite his indictment on charges of issuing a fake certificate for former justice minister Cho's son for college applications, Choi wants to serve on the Legislation and Judiciary Committee, a source of potential conflict of interest.
· Attorney General Barr throws more forces at DC protests as Congress attacks his 'politicised' Justice Department →
House Democrats are launching an all-out offensive against Attorney General William Barr for his “continued defiance of Congress” and “improper politicization of the Department of Justice,” the Judiciary Committee announced in a release on Tuesday.
· Trump's Secret Service director called to brief Congress about violent dispersal of peaceful protesters near White House →
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer had said earlier that he expects the Homeland Security panel and possibly the Judiciary and Oversight Committees to probe Mr Trump's walk to the famed church, which occurred shortly after the curfew.
· Correa's trial is an attack on Ecuador's democracy →
Correa, who has been living in his wife's home country, Belgium, since before Ecuador's current president, Lenin Moreno, unleashed the judiciary against him, is unlikely to be extradited in the context of what has become a highly politicised process.
· Mediation in court can be conducted online →
This followed an initiative by the Malaysian judiciary in ensuring access to justice for all levels of society in line with the new normal practiced today.