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'August 10' rally case delayed by Supreme Court for a month due to exception of unconstitutionality

The request of the Directorate for Investigating Organised Crime and Terrorism (DIICOT) to reopen the investigation into the 'August 10' rally case will not reach the Bucharest Tribunal directly, but will be delayed at least a month at the Supreme Court for the resolution of an appeal for a referral request to the Constitutional Court.

The first African-American candidate for vice president - Trump reacted immediately

She was nominated by Democratic Party presidential candidate Joe Biden as a candidate for vice president of the United States.
She is the fourth woman to face party's candidacy. The previous three lost their race, two as vice presidential candidates, and Hillary Clinton as Donald Trump's rival.

Two Slovenians Lead Charge for Voting Rights for Persons with Disabilities Throughout Europe

Two Slovenian persons with disabilities—Franc Toplak and Iztok Mrak, suffering from muscular dystrophy—filed separate legal motions with the Slovenian government to ensure fair access to polling places for a 2015 national referendum on same-sex marriage.

Polish Courts: Independent Judiciary Wins Battle, Not War

Poland's battered judiciary scored a small but important victory on Tuesday, when Warsaw district court judge Igor Tuleya "survived" a hearing before the Disciplinary Chamber of the Supreme Court.

Experts called it a significant win in the struggle raging over ultimate political control of the Polish judiciary, in which Tuleya is seen as one of the most prominent independent figures.

Stripping three MPs of lawmaker status unconstitutional: CHP leader

Main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has slammed the stripping of the parliamentary status of three opposition lawmakers, calling it a blatant breach of the Turkish constitution and accusing the government of disregarding the people's will.

MHP leader welcomes dismissal of opposition MPs from the parliament 

The dismissal of three opposition lawmakers is "is an obligatory requirement of the justice and democracy ethics," leader of the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) Devlet Bahçeli said on June 8. 

"Everyone is equal before the law. Nobody has the privilege or freedom to commit a crime," Bahçeli said in a written statement. 

Former opposition MP released from prison as part of virus measures

Former lawmaker Enis Berberoğlu was allowed to be held in an open prison and was released late on June 5 as part of measures against the novel coronavirus.

Berberoğlu has the legal right to be transferred to an open prison due to the time he already spent in prison in a previous arrest.