Tuesday Roundup: News on Supreme Court, Climate, Tariffs, Manafort, Koch Brothers, and Russian selloff

What with Brexit, and a government running away from its responsibilities, not to mention the heatwave with fires on the moors, and the uncritical witch hunt for everything anti Semitic it is nice to read of the orderly, temperate and non incendiary happenings in the US.

The Secular Jurist

By Robert A. Vella

There’s lots of important news to get to today, so let’s get right to it.

From:  Trump administration must stop giving psychotropic drugs to migrant children without consent, judge rules

U.S. District Judge Dolly Gee in Los Angeles ordered the Trump administration to obtain consent or a court order before administering any psychotropic medications to migrant children, except in cases of dire emergencies. She also ordered that the government move all children out of a Texas facility, Shiloh Residential Treatment Center in Manvel, except for children deemed by a licensed professional to pose a “risk of harm” to themselves or others.

From:  Supreme Court denies Trump admin request to halt youth climate lawsuit

The Supreme Court on Monday denied the Trump administration’s plea to halt proceedings in a landmark lawsuit by young people seeking stronger federal action on climate change.

While rejecting the government’s request to…

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