Tag: federal law

Federal, Policy

Elections official’s challenge to North Dakota mail-in ballot law dismissed

February 2, 2024

Via: Fox News

A federal judge in North Dakota has dismissed a lawsuit challenging the acceptance of mail-in ballots after Election Day brought by a county election official and backed by a legal group aligned with former President Donald Trump. In his Friday […]

Federal, Policy

The Supreme Court takes up a case that again tests the limits of gun rights

November 7, 2023

Via: Washington's Top News

The Supreme Court is taking up a challenge to a federal law that prohibits people from having guns if they are under a court order to stay away from their spouse, partner or other family members. The justices are hearing […]

Federal, Policy, State & Local

Facebook sold 2016 election-related ads to “shadowy Russian company”

September 7, 2017

Via: ArsTechnica

Facebook has confirmed a Washington Post report indicating that its ad sales team had sold advertising to a “shadowy Russian company” ahead of the 2016 Presidential election. These sponsored FB posts, in turn, were used to “target” American voters, either […]

Federal, Policy

Amazon faces $350k fine for shipping dangerous goods

June 14, 2016

Via: CIO

Amazon faces a $350,000 fine from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration after shipping a corrosive chemical by air, in violation of federal law — the 25th time the company has been found to violate hazardous chemical shipping regulations in two […]