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Biden on Roe v Wade Decision: “A Sad Day for Our Country”

US President Joe Biden responded to the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v Wade on Friday, stating that it is a "sad day for our country." The US Supreme Court overturned Roe v Wade, the historic 1973 case in...

US Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade

On Friday, the US Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the historic 1973 case where the court decided that abortion was a constitutional right in the US. By a 6-3 decision, the court overturned the ruling, leaving decisions regarding access...

Supreme Court Rules Americans Have Right to Carry Firearms in Public

​The Supreme Court struck down New York’s century-old law restricting the carrying of concealed firearms on Thursday. The ruling is its first major Second Amendment decision in more than a decade and could lead to more weapons on the streets,...

Biden to Nominate Ketanji Brown Jackson for Supreme Court

US President Joe Biden is set to announce the nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court on Friday, according to a report in The New York Times. Jackson, a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for...

Supreme Court Blocks Biden’s Vaccine Mandate for Large Businesses

The US Supreme Court blocked President Joe Biden's vaccine and testing mandate for large businesses on Thursday, but it upheld his mandate for healthcare workers. The mandate targeted businesses with over 100 employees, in an effort to encourage increased vaccinations....

United States in Turmoil Over New Texas Abortion Ban

The state of Texas has passed new abortion legislation that bans the procedure from being performed on any pregnancies further along than six weeks. The law is considered to be the strictest abortion legislation in the country. Texan abortion providers...

Greek Business Association Appeals Smoking Law at Supreme Court

PASKEDI, Greece's Association of Facilities and Consumers in Catering recently decided to appeal the latest smoking-ban law which has been enforced throughout the country since November of 2019. The PASKEDI association filed a petition before Greece's Council of State, the...

Greek Government Appoints New Heads of Supreme Court

As the result of a cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Iosif Tsalaganidis, currently the Supreme Court's Vice-President, was appointed to the position of Supreme Court president on Wednesday. The cabinet also named the new chief prosecutor of...

Greece's Top Court Annuls Government's Decisions

The Council of State, Greece's supreme administrative court, on Monday threw out a Joint Ministerial Decision (JMD) prescribing the content of wealth and assets declarations as invalid. These declarations (“pothen esches”) are submitted by civil servants and other professionals. The court...

Greek Prosecutor Reopens Case Against Ex-Statistics Chief

The case of Andreas Georgiou, the former head of Greece’s statistical service (ELSTAT), will be re-opened despite the fact that it has been twice dismissed by an Appeals Court. On Wednesday, Supreme Court Prosecutor Xeni Dimitriou ordered the reopening of...