“Ruling” in the news

Example collocations

court ruling
ruling class
ruling coalition
ruling family
ruling party

Publications and example sentences

The Guardian
· Egyptian president announces plan for ceasefire in Libya  
The plan envisages an elected presidential council, with representatives from Libya’s three regions, ruling for an 18-month transition period until elections are held.  Copy example sentence
· Cities and states are barring police from using chokeholds and tear gas  
“The Denver Police Department has failed in its duty to police its own,” Judge R. Brooke Jackson wrote in his ruling.  Copy example sentence
· Federal judge limits Denver police use of tear gas and projectile weapons  
The ruling follows a lawsuit filed by a group of protesters against the police department alleging officers violated their First Amendment rights, per NPR.  Copy example sentence
· Thousands defy coronavirus bans to take a knee at George Floyd protests around the world  
Those at the Sydney rally — where many shared hand sanitizer and wore masks — got a late reprieve when an appeal against a court ruling declared the rally legal to go ahead.  Copy example sentence
Hong Kong Free Press
· Taiwan populist mayor Han Kuo-yu recalled in historic vote  
“This was an unfair and unjust election,” the 62-year-old told reporters after the count, accusing the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) of a “national team” effort against him.  Copy example sentence
· N.C. Supreme Court opens door for death row inmates to show racism swayed sentencing  
The big picture: The ruling comes amid nationwide protests against how police — and the criminal justice system as a whole — treat black people in the U.S., in the wake of George Floyd's killing in Minneapolis.  Copy example sentence
· High-profile Taiwan mayor loses recall vote in blow for opposition  
The KMT's presidential candidate, Han Kuo-yu, had won the mayorship of the southern city of Kaohsiung in late 2018, an upset given it had previously been a stronghold for Taiwan's ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP).  Copy example sentence
The China Post
· Prosecutors seek right mix of charges in George Floyd case  
The Supreme Court offered guidance in a 1989 ruling, saying an officer’s fear is relevant to guilt and that officers “are often forced to make split-second judgments.” The reasonableness of an officer’s use of force, it said, should be judged “from the perspective of a reasonable officer on the scene, rather than with the 20/20 vision of hindsight.”  Copy example sentence
Financial Express
· Black Lives Matter protests in Australia, Asia and Europe  
In Sydney, protesters won a last-minute appeal against a Friday ruling declaring their rally unauthorized.  Copy example sentence
Financial Express
· Bihar election 2020: Amit Shah to sound poll bugle with 'virtual rally' on Sunday  
Amit Shah rally Bihar: Bharatiya Janata Party leader Amit Shah will hold a virtual rally in Bihar on Sunday to kick-off the ruling National Democratic Alliance’s (NDA) campaign in the poll-bound state.  Copy example sentence