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Source: News 12 TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has the worst approval rating for any governor in states surveyed by one pollster in more than 20 years. A Quinnipiac University poll published Wednesday shows that 15 percent of voters approve of the Republican’s job performance. Eighty-one percent …

Source: News 12 MIAMI – (AP) – President Donald Trump has demanded that Cuba return a woman convicted in the murder of a New Jersey state trooper.Trump made the demand for the return of Joanne Chesimard while announcing changes to Obama-era Cuba policy in Miami Friday. Chesimard was convicted in 1977 in …

Article from Washington Post Attorneys general for the District of Columbia and the state of Maryland say they will sue President Trump on Monday, alleging that he has violated anti-corruption clauses in the Constitution by accepting millions in payments and benefits from foreign governments since moving into the White House. …

Puerto Ricans who voted for US statehood in a non-binding referendum Sunday are “claiming our equal rights as American citizens,” Puerto Rico’s governor says. Ninety-seven percent of the votes favored statehood but voter participation was just 23% after opposition parties called for a boycott of what they called a “rigged” …

Source: NjTV News It sounded like the beginning of a beautiful friendship. Jared Kushner, the Kushner Companies CEO, thanking Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop “who has really gone out of his way to be a big advocate for development and for growth and for doing what’s right for the city, and …

Excerpt from Washington Post Of all the reasons Hillary Clinton thinks she lost the 2016 election to President Trump, the least among them was the state of the Democratic National Committee. That it was a mess long before she became a candidate was well known. That she did nothing about …

During a meeting today (May 24) at the Vatican, Pope Francis not only urged President Donald Trump to be a peacemaker, but also brought up the need to protect planet Earth — the pope gave the U.S. president his 2015 encyclical on the environment and climate change. The text within the …

Article from New York Times The missile North Korea launched on Sunday was a medium-range ballistic missile that cannot fly far enough to strike American military bases in Guam, South Korean defense officials said on Monday. But the test of the ground-to-ground Pukguksong-2 missile appeared to have provided North Korea …

Article from ABC NEWS A group of graduating seniors from the University of Notre Dame turned their backs on their own graduation ceremony in protest of Vice President Mike Pence, who gave their commencement address there on Sunday. The protests, which were organized by a student activist group at Notre …

The purpose and process of a law The world of law could be intimidating without the proper reference points. The purpose of law is not following rules but to create a moral understanding between people in our society. Laws are created with the purpose of regulating our behavior, this is …