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Federal Judge Issues Order Blocking Texas’ Six-Week Abortion Ban

“From the moment S.B. 8 went into effect, women have been unlawfully prevented from exercising control over their lives in ways that are protected by the Constitution”, US District Judge Robert Pitman said when addressing a request from the Justice Department, which brought the lawsuit. “That other courts may find a way to avoid this conclusion is theirs to decide; this Court will not sanction one more day of this offensive deprivation of such an important right.” The appointed authority’s structure is a win for abortion laws’ defenders, who had seen different endeavors to hinder the law obstructed by the ban’s plan. Though, it may be just an impermanent triumph.

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UK Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Uber Drivers Following 5-Year Legal Battle

On February 19th, the U.K. Supreme Court ruled that Uber drivers must be considered workers rather than self-employed, entitling thousands of Uber drivers to minimum wage and holiday pay, according to BBC News. The ruling requires drivers to be considered workers from the time they log on to the app until they log off.

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