Hong Kong’s High Court is considering expanding the list of newly elected representatives barred from taking seats in the Legislative Council to 10, after an interest group representing taxi drivers filed for judicial review of the oaths of eight additional candidates. This has the potential to reverse LegCo’s internal decision to accept the oaths of six of these eight candidates, and allow the other two to retake their oaths.
A Chinese immigrant family’s lawsuit against Mississippi public school segregation, lost in 1927, ended up empowering the racist practice
The Lum family sued to get their daughter into a Mississippi school that authorities had deemed open only to whites, but they eventually lost their case in the U.S. Supreme Court. This defeat created a more powerful "precedent for segregation," said the author of a book about the lawsuit.
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