Afternoon Briefs: AG Barr stated to disagree with IG; 350-plus attorneys who had abortions file SCOTUS transient

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U.S. Lawyer Basic William Barr. Photograph from Wikimedia Commons.

AG Barr reportedly disagrees with DOJ watchdog on justification for Russia probe

U.S. Lawyer Basic William Barr reportedly disagrees with a key conclusion in an upcoming report by the Division of Justice’s inspector common on the origins of the Russia investigation. Sources informed the Washington Put up that Barr thinks the IG didn’t have sufficient info to assist his conclusion that the FBI was justified in investigating members of the Trump marketing campaign. The FBI had investigated after studying {that a} Trump marketing campaign aide made statements indicating the Russians had Hillary Clinton’s hacked emails at a time when there have been no public accusations of Russian hacking. (The Washington Put up)

Over 350 attorneys who’ve had abortions file SCOTUS transient

Greater than 350 attorneys and legislation college students have filed an amicus transient with the U.S. Supreme Court docket supporting the precise to abortion. The transient says the ladies wouldn’t have been in a position to understand private {and professional} targets with out the flexibility to manage their reproductive lives. The ABA has additionally filed an amicus transient in the identical case. It says a federal appeals courtroom disregarded precedent when it upheld a Louisiana legislation that requires physicians who carry out abortions to have admitting privileges at a neighborhood hospital. (ABC Information, Regulation.com, the attorneys’ transient)

Harvard will present on-line captioning in lawsuit settlement

Harvard has agreed to supply captioning for its on-line audio and video content material because of a lawsuit settlement with the Nationwide Affiliation of the Deaf. The settlement units out probably the most complete set of on-line accessibility necessities in larger training. (The Harvard Crimson, press launch)