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U.K. officials face thorny task of defining ‘legal but harmful’ online speech

U.K. officials face thorny task of defining ‘legal but harmful’ online speech Officials in the United Kingdom last week formally introduced an aggressive plan to boost digital safety and crack down on online harms — a landmark bill that could usher in some of the tightest regulations in the world for how tech companies police… Read More »

Will Putin Face War Crimes Charges? How The Legal Process May Occur.

This report is part of ongoing coverage of the Russia-Ukraine war. Visit our dedicated page for more on this topic. Germany and Spain have opened investigations into suspected Russian war crimes in Ukraine. The U.S. Embassy in Kyiv said that Moscow committed a war crime by attacking a nuclear power plant in Ukraine—“Putin’s shelling of Europe’s largest… Read More »

Companies Face Stricter Cyber Rules in 2022

Attacks against critical infrastructure operators, government agencies and private companies spurred President Joe Biden’s administration to significant action on cybersecurity in 2021. This year, security chiefs face further cyber reforms, a workforce shortage, and ongoing threats from ransomware groups. A May presidential executive order dramatically shifted what had been a relatively hands-off approach to cyber… Read More »

Maxwell’s attorney and family vow to appeal guilty verdict but face obstacles | Ghislaine Maxwell

Ghislaine Maxwell’s lead defense attorney, Bobbi Sternheim, and members of her family vowed to appeal the five guilty verdicts on sex trafficking and conspiracy charges as they left court on Wednesday, but their efforts to clear her face considerable obstacles. The challenges will probably center on judicial rulings during the defense presentation that prevented Maxwell’s… Read More »

Trump could face charges for trying to obstruct certification of election, legal experts say | US Capitol attack

Expectation is growing that Donald Trump might face charges for trying to obstruct Congress from certifying Joe Biden’s election this year as a House panel collects more evidence into the 6 January attack on the Capitol, former prosecutors and other experts say. Speculation about possible charges against the former US president has been heightened by… Read More »

Rittenhouse verdict flies in the face of legal standards for self-defense

In a two-week trial that reignited debate over self-defense laws across the nation, a Wisconsin jury acquitted Kyle Rittenhouse for shooting three people, two fatally, during a racial justice protest in Kenosha. The Wisconsin jury believed Rittenhouse’s claims that he feared for his life and acted in self-defense after he drove about 20 miles from… Read More »