New powers for Medicare to control drug prices to face lobbying and legal battles : Footage

US President Joe Biden speaks during an event to mark the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act on the South Lawn of the White House on September 13 in Washington, DC. The new law gives Medicare the power to negotiate drug prices. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images hide caption caption toggle Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images US President Joe … Read more

What all of Donald Trump’s legal troubles could mean for his political future

Former President Donald Trump is facing a number of legal challenges — including a DOJ investigation into his handling of sensitive government materials and his role in the Jan. 6 attacks on the U.S. Capitol.

Mkhwebane is launching legal action to overturn her suspension

Having achieved some degree of legal victory, the public protector, lawyer Busisiwe Mkhwebane, has approached the Western Cape High Court to ensure that the order annulling her suspension takes effect, News24 reports. The same court overturned President Cyril Ramaphosa’s decision to remove Mkhwebane, just a day after she sent 31 questions to him as part … Read more

What is “executive privilege,” the term at the center of the Mar-A-Lago legal battle?

NPR’s Scott Simon talks to Jonathan Schaub about the role of executive privilege in the legal battle over government documents found at Mar-a-Lago. Schaub teaches law at the University of Kentucky.

Two arrested for the arson of the building of the Council on Legal Practice

Two suspects have been arrested in connection with the fire which engulfed the Legal Practice Council building on Paul Kruger Street in Laundry CBD to the North Gauteng High Court. The fire broke out around 08:20 on Monday, September 5, burning six offices between the first and third floors of the building. Two arson suspects … Read more

Trump search: What could happen in an investigation with legal jeopardy

WASHINGTON — A newly released FBI document is helping to clarify the contours of an investigation into classified material at former President Donald Trump’s Florida estate. But many questions remain, especially because half of the affidavit outlining the FBI’s rationale for searching the property was blacked out. This document, which the FBI provided so it … Read more

Pakistan’s former leader sees legal action that could affect future political involvement

An Islamabad court extended the bail of former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday as he faces terrorism charges. Efforts to punish him seem to only increase his popularity in the country.

Another day, another legal defeat for Mkhwebane

The Constitutional Court (ConCourt) dismissed the latest application to quash suspended Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane to overturn its earlier ruling on the legality of the Section 194 parliamentary committee in relation to her fitness to hold office. Mkhwebane’s application to set aside In its unanimous decision on Wednesday, the ConCourt ruled that Mkhwebane’s latest legal … Read more

The city is considering legal action against Hugo Marquez’s lies

Cape Town City are considering legal action against former goalkeeper Hugo Marquez, who lied about his father’s illness to trick the club into releasing him. ALSO READ: City keeper wants release ahead of Maritzburg draw A Phakaaathi source revealed that City’s management were shocked when Marquez signed Petro de Luanda in his native Angola last … Read more

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