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(1 day ago) Jan 16, 2022 · December 29, 2021 07:15:06 pm. Law students and lawyers in Afghanistan are filing reports with JURIST on the situation there after the Taliban takeover. Here, a Staff Correspondent for JURIST in Kabul reports on the death of a high school teacher from starvation and the worsening conditions of unemployment, poverty, and inflation.
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(1 day ago) Dec 16, 2021 · Latest NEWS. Three men convicted of murdering Ahmaud Arbery sentenced to life in prison. India competitor regulator investigates Google for abuse of dominance in news aggregation. Pakistan set to appoint its first ever woman Supreme Court Justice.
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(1 day ago) 15 hours ago · The UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) formally announced Tuesday that it needs more than $1.6 billion in funding from the international community in order to meet budgetary shortfalls in 2022.. In a statement, UNRWA Commissioner-General Phillipe Lazzarini said that 2022’s deficit was the most recent of a …
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(1 day ago) 2 days ago · A lawsuit challenging the construction of a master-planned community on an undeveloped, environmentally sensitive plot of land approximately 65 miles north of downtown Los Angeles was revived on Friday, even as a settlement in a companion case was reached this week.. The California Native Plant Society (CNPS) and the Center for Biological Diversity (“the …
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(2 days ago) 2 days ago · The Supreme Court on Friday added five more cases to its docket. Each of the five cases are likely to be argued in the court’s April argument session. Kennedy v. Bremerton School District addresses whether a public-school football coach who says a brief, quiet, but highly visible prayer at midfield after a football game is engaging in speech that lacks First Amendment …
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(1 day ago) 9 hours ago · The US Supreme Court Tuesday turned away a dispute over a city’s refusal to grant a property tax exemption to a church, drawing a sharp dissent from Justice Neil Gorsuch. In Trustees of the New Life in Christ Church v. City of Fredericksburg, Virginia, the court had been asked to decide whether the city violated the First Amendment when it ...
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(1 day ago) Jan 16, 2022 · December 27, 2021 10:15:43 pm. Law students and lawyers in Afghanistan are filing reports with JURIST on the situation there after the Taliban takeover. Here, a Staff Correspondent for JURIST in Kabul reports on the shooting death of a young civilian by Taliban forces and the protests, marked by anti-Taliban chants, that followed.
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(1 day ago) Jan 13, 2022 · The US Supreme Court Wednesday heard oral arguments in Boechler, P.C. v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue, a case concerning the time limit to file petitions with the US Tax Court to review Internal Revenue Service (IRS) determinations.. On June 5, 2015, the IRS notified Boechler, P.C., a personal injury law firm in North Dakota, of a discrepancy between …
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(1 day ago) Jan 14, 2022 · The US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit has ruled that there is no constitutional right to an adequate civics education, denying an appeal by students in Providence, Rhode Island.. The lawsuit was filed in 2018 on behalf of 14 students arguing that the US Constitution entitles all public school students to a civics education that prepares them to …
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(1 day ago) Jan 07, 2022 · An group of anonymous gun owners (“the plaintiffs”) filed a federal Complaint Wednesday against California Attorney General (AG) Rob Bonta to prevent enforcement of Assembly Bill 171 (AB171), signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom in September, which allows the state to share personal information of gun owners with gun violence research …
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(1 day ago) Jan 14, 2022 · Latest NEWS. European Commission blocks merger of South Korea shipbuilding companies. US Supreme Court approves reduction of Social Security benefits to dual status National Guard members. Navient settlement erases $1.85B in student loans. New Jersey governor signs abortion rights bill into law.
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(2 days ago) Jan 14, 2022 · The US Supreme Court on Thursday rejected the social security claim of a National Guard member who served as a dual-status technician, categorized as both a civilian and a military employee.. The US government had reduced his retirement benefits by about $100 per month under a statutory rule known as the “windfall elimination provision” which dictates …
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(1 day ago) 12 hours ago · Endo International PLC (Endo) Tuesday agreed to pay $65 million to settle all Florida governmental opioid-related cases and claims, preventing pending claims against the specialty pharmaceutical company from going to trial.. Endo settled just in time to prevent claims against its subsidiaries from going to trial in April. Endo highlighted that the “settlement …
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(2 days ago) 13 hours ago · The United Kingdom Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) Tuesday found five payment companies, Mastercard, allpay, Advanced Payment Solutions (APS), Prepaid Financial Services (PFS) and Sulion, infringed competition law by agreeing not to compete or poach each other’s customers in the UK prepaid card market.. The case concerns the issue of pre-paid …
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(2 days ago) 1 day ago · Ukraine dispatch: ex-president Poroshenko returns to Kyiv to face treason chargeJURIST StaffJanuary 17, 2022 05:45:14 pm. Law students in Ukraine are reporting on the latest developments in that country as it faces a series of internal and external challenges. Here Anna Tymoshenko, a fourth-year law student at Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, reports from ...
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(2 days ago) Jan 14, 2022 · The US Supreme Court Thursday stayed the Biden administration’s recent COVID-19 business vaccine mandate, but it permitted the vaccine mandate for facilities participating in Medicare and Medicaid programs.. In staying the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) business vaccine mandate, the court reasoned that OSHA can “regulate occupational …
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(1 day ago) Jan 11, 2022 · The Italian government has approved a decree that extends the scope of the country’s green pass system and requires anyone over the age of 50 living in Italy to be vaccinated against COVID-19.. Italy’s green pass system, which has been in place since October 15, currently requires all workers to present a green pass to access their workplace by …
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(1 day ago) 2 days ago · Glenn Youngkin, Virigina’s first Republican governor to win statewide office since 2009, signed 11 executive orders on his first day that include banning “critical race theory” and rescinding vaccine mandates for state employees. In his inauguration speech Saturday, Youngkin mentioned education as his policy priority.
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(2 days ago) Jan 12, 2022 · Latest NEWS. ECHR rules Bulgaria surveillance laws violate human rights. US federal judge allows FTC to sue Meta for illegal social networking monopoly. Former Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi sentenced to 4 more years in prison by military junta. First ‘high value’ Guantánamo Bay detainee approved for transfer.
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(1 day ago) 2 days ago · Local news outlets have not been reporting the casualties of these unrests, but local told me via telephone that at least in the first day of contact between the two sides there had been eight deaths. Aside from this there are no reports of casualties, which prompts one to speculate on the scale of the conflict.
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(2 days ago) 22 hours ago · Germany’s Ministry of Justice Monday announced a draft law for the repeal of a Nazi-era law that prohibits the dissemination of information on abortion.. Section 219a of the German Criminal Code prohibits the advertisement of abortion for pecuniary benefit. This includes the dissemination of material on abortion services and the means and risks of abortion.
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(1 day ago) Jan 15, 2022 · California Governor Gavin Newsom denied parole to Sirhan Sirhan Thursday, the now 77-year-old man convicted of assassinating Senator Robert F. Kennedy in Los Angeles in 1968. Sirhan shot Senator Kennedy and five bystanders in June 1968. While the bystanders survived their injuries, Senator Kennedy did not.
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(2 days ago) Jan 15, 2022 · The US District Court for the Southern District of New York Friday banned disgraced pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli for life from the pharmaceutical industry for using illegal tactics to keep other Daraprim (pyrimethamine) drug manufacturers out of the market.. Daraprim is used to treat toxoplasmosis, which threatens the lives of people with …
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(1 day ago) Jan 13, 2022 · Latest NEWS. Federal grand jury indicts Baltimore state’s attorney for perjury regarding COVID-19 relief funds. Texas sues Planned Parenthood, demands repayment of $10M in Medicaid funding. Myanmar dispatches: ‘it’s not the same anymore’ – no homecoming for law students at Yangon University.
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(2 days ago) Jan 12, 2022 · Latest NEWS. Federal grand jury indicts Baltimore state’s attorney for perjury regarding COVID-19 relief funds. Texas sues Planned Parenthood, demands repayment of $10M in Medicaid funding. Myanmar dispatches: ‘it’s not the same anymore’ – no homecoming for law students at Yangon University.
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(1 day ago) Jan 14, 2022 · January 14, 2022 11:00:25 am. The Australian Minister for Immigration Friday formally canceled Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic’s temporary visa to Australia, only days after an Australian judge had ordered Djokovic’s visa reinstated and his passport returned. In a statement, Minister Alex Hawke said that the decision to cancel Mr ...
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(2 days ago) Jan 12, 2022 · Somali prisoner and Guantánamo Bay detainee Guled Hassan Duran was approved for transfer and will be released from detention, his lawyers announced Monday. According to the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR), Duran is the first detainee designated as “high value” to be approved for transfer. Duran is a Somali citizen and was captured ...
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(1 day ago) Jan 14, 2022 · National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Regional Director John J. Walsh of the Second District Wednesday directed for a union election to be held for over 500 tech workers at The New York Times.. The NewsGuild of New York represents workers at media organizations, including writers, reporters, journalists, advertising employees, sales representatives, and …
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(2 days ago) Jan 13, 2022 · The Austrian Data Protection Authority (DPA) Thursday ruled that an Austrian website provider’s continuous use of Google Analytics and the resultant transfer of personal data to Google violated the European Union’s (EU) privacy law, the General Data Protection Rules (GDPR).. The ruling responded to a series of representations filed by the Austrian privacy …
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(1 day ago) Jan 11, 2022 · The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI), one of Egypt’s last independent human rights organizations, closed Monday. ANHRI made the announcement in a statement posted to its website, citing government pressure as the reason for its closure. ANHRI was founded by a team of lawyers and ...
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(1 day ago) Jan 07, 2022 · Latest NEWS. US Supreme Court hears oral arguments on federal vaccine mandates. US International Trade Commission finds Google infringed on Sonos patents. Kazakhstan president orders police, military to ‘shoot and kill without warning’ to end uprising. Mexico ends visa-free entry for Venezuela nationals.
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(1 day ago) Jan 11, 2022 · Local news outlet Myanmar Now reported that the attacks have killed four civilians and displaced more than 1,000 civilians. It also reported that two battalions of the military fortified with helicopters have marched to Kayah to launch the …
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(2 days ago) Jan 14, 2022 · Latest NEWS. Federal judge bans Martin Shkreli from drug industry, orders $64M repayment in monopoly case. Ohio Supreme Court strikes down gerrymandered congressional map. Wisconsin judge rules against use of absentee ballot drop boxes for statewide elections.
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(1 day ago) Jan 14, 2022 · A German court in Koblenz Thursday sentenced Anwar Raslan, a former Syrian colonel who directed operations at a civil prison in Damascus, to life in prison. This unprecedented trial was the world’s first trial prosecuting state-sponsored torture in Syria. German human rights lawyers argued for the legal principle of universal jurisdiction, allowing crimes committed in …
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(1 day ago) Jan 09, 2022 · The French Parliament on Thursday approved President Emmanuel Macron’s vaccine pass bill, which requires people over 16 years of age to be fully vaccinated to access public venues including restaurants, cinemas, and transportation.. Prior to this vaccine pass bill, France had been using the ‘passe sanitaire’ (health pass), which required vaccination, …
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(2 days ago) Jan 10, 2022 · The Ethiopian government of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Friday announced that several high-profile political detainees would be pardoned. A statement issued by the Ethiopian government communication service provides a list of those to be pardoned. The list names prominent opposition figure Jawar Mohammed and other members of his party, the Oromo …
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(2 days ago) Jan 12, 2022 · Latest NEWS. US Supreme Court blocks COVID vaccine mandate for large businesses, permits mandate for health care facilities. Austria data authority rules website’s use of Google Analytics violates GDPR. Thousands stuck in Mississippi jails without trial, MacArthur Justice Center reports.
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(1 day ago) Jan 06, 2022 · This is a very important step since based on this decision the Bundeskartellamt can now take action against specific anti-competitive practices by Google. We have already started to look into Google’s processing of personal data and to deal with the Google News Showcase issue in more detail.
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(2 days ago) Jan 06, 2022 · Latest NEWS. US Supreme Court hears oral arguments on federal vaccine mandates. US International Trade Commission finds Google infringed on Sonos patents. Kazakhstan president orders police, military to ‘shoot and kill without warning’ to end uprising. Mexico ends visa-free entry for Venezuela nationals.
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(2 days ago) Jan 13, 2022 · Samriddha Sen | Department of Law, U. of Calcutta, IN. January 8, 2022 12:26:39 pm. The Competition Commission of India (CCI) Friday initiated an antitrust inquiry into Alphabet Inc.’s alleged abuse of market dominance in news aggregation services. The inquiry was initiated by the antitrust regulator under Section 26 (1) of India’s ...
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(1 day ago) Jan 03, 2022 · On Friday, Morgan Stanley agreed to pay $60 million as a preliminary settlement of a class action lawsuit brought against it for allegedly failing to secure customers’ personal data before retiring old information technology, Reuters reported.The settlement offer awaits the approval of New York District Judge Analisa Torres.. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of roughly …
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(1 day ago) Jan 03, 2022 · As of February 1, 2022, that period will be reduced to four months. The ECHR said that Protocol No. 15 to the Convention is the source of filing period change. This amendment to the Convention came into force on August 1, 2021, but provided for a mandatory transition period before the change could become effective. Once the provision takes ...
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(2 days ago) Oct 30, 2021 · August 16, 2021 10:29:37 am. It’s official. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau traveled from his residence at 24 Sussex Drive, his family in tow, to Rideau Hall Sunday to officially ask Governor General Mary Simon to dissolve the 43rd Parliament and trigger a snap election. Voting day is scheduled for September 20.
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(2 days ago) Jan 05, 2022 · The United States Department of Justice issued a statement Tuesday explaining its charges against Colombian national Mario Antonio Palacios, including “conspiracy to commit murder or kidnapping outside the United States” in connection with the July assassination of former Haitian President Jovenel Moise. He was also charged with “providing material support …
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(2 days ago) Jan 06, 2022 · Latest NEWS. Federal judge bans Martin Shkreli from drug industry, orders $64M repayment in monopoly case. Ohio Supreme Court strikes down gerrymandered congressional map. Wisconsin judge rules against use of absentee ballot drop boxes for statewide elections.
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(2 days ago) Nov 22, 2021 · Austrian Chancellor Alexander Schallenberg announced in a press conference Friday that COVID-19 vaccination will become mandatory for everyone beginning February 1, 2022. As the fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic hits Western Europe, Austria is the first country to make COVID-19 vaccination mandatory.
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(1 day ago) Dec 07, 2021 · The Supreme Court heard oral arguments Monday in Patel v.Garland (“the immigration case”) asking whether a federal court can review a decision by an agency within the Department of Justice ruling that a person is ineligible for permanent residency and in Hughes v. Northwestern University (“the fiduciary case”) requesting clarification regarding the fiduciary …
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(2 days ago) Dec 30, 2021 · The Palestinian Digital Rights Coalition (PDRC) and the Palestinian Human Rights Organizations Council (PHROC) released a statement Wednesday warning against the passage of Israel’s “Facebook law.” According to the groups, the proposed law “grants Israeli courts the power to demand the removal of user-generated content on social media content platforms …
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