September 1, 2021 Court Rules Update

American Legal Net

New Court Rule Sets Available : California Works of Improvement (Including Mechanics Liens) ( CAWIML ) North Carolina Superior Court, 4A District, Duplin, Jones, and Sampson Counties ( NC04AS ). Courts Removed. Court Rules Update COURT RULES court updates

DOJ appeals lower court ruling blocking DACA

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The US Department of Justice filed an appeal on Friday with the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit challenging a lower court ruling in July blocking new applications to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

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August 1, 2021 Court Rules Update

American Legal Net

New Court Rule Sets Available : N/A. Courts Removed. The post August 1, 2021 Court Rules Update appeared first on American Legal Net. Court Rules Update COURT RULES court updatesUSDC, New York, Southern District, Hon. William H.

July 15, 2021 Court Rules Update

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New Court Rule Sets Available : Iowa District Court, 8 th Judicial District ( IA08 ). Courts Removed. The post July 15, 2021 Court Rules Update appeared first on American Legal Net. Court Rules Update COURT RULES court updates

California court rules gig worker initiative unconstitutional

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A California judge ruled Friday that Proposition 22, a 2020 ballot measure exempting Uber and other companies from a state labor law by classifying drivers as independent contractors, is unconstitutional and unenforceable because it interferes with the legislature’s power to set workplace standards.

Texas district court rules DACA unlawful

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A federal district court judge in the southern district of Texas ruled Friday that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was illegally created and issued a permanent injunction against the program.

July 1, 2021 Court Rules Update

American Legal Net

New Court Rule Sets Available : California Superior Court, Shasta County, Probate Division ( CAPRSH ) Illinois Circuit Court, 8 th Circuit, Menard County ( IL08ME ) JAMS—International Arbitration Rules (6-1-21 Rules) ( IARP ) New York Supreme Court, 1 st J.D.,

Federal court rules Wisconsin redistricting case can proceed

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A three-judge panel of the US District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin on Thursday denied Republicans’ request to dismiss a redistricting lawsuit brought by Democrats. In the ruling, the panel combined two redistricting lawsuits that were filed by liberal groups.

May 1, 2021 Court Rules Update

American Legal Net

New Court Rule Sets Available : New York Supreme Court, 5 th Judicial District, Oneida County ( NYODSC ). Courts Removed. New York Supreme Court, New York County, C.D., New York Supreme Court, New York County, C.D.,

Malawi Supreme Court rules death penalty unconstitutional

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The Supreme Court of Appeal in Malaw ruled Wednesday that the imposition of the death penalty is unconstitutional and contrary to the right to life guaranteed by the Constitution of Malawi.

Federal appeals court rules two-sentence immigration decision insufficient

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The US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has ruled that an immigration judge’s two-sentence decision denying asylum to an Ecuadorean man was insufficient. The court remanded the case to the judge to reconsider Valarezo-Tirados’s petition.

Federal court rules Artificial Intelligence cannot be an ‘inventor’ under US patent law

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The US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia on Wednesday ruled that an artificial intelligence (AI) machine cannot be an inventor under the Patent Act. However, US federal courts have consistently held that inventors must be natural persons.

US Supreme Court rules for Philadelphia Catholic foster care agency

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The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Thursday in favor of Catholic Social Services, an adoption and welfare agency, in a discrimination case. The court held that Philadelphia’s unwillingness to do so for Catholic Social Services was a violation of the First Amendment.

Minnesota Cannabis: Appellate Court Rules that Hemp-Derived Cannabinoids in Liquid (But Not Leafy!) Form are Unlawful

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We don’t write about criminal cases often, but a recent decision from the Minnesota Court of Appeals caught my eye because of its potential impact on the people of Minnesota and businesses engaged in processing, manufacturing, possession, or selling of Hemp/CBD in Minnesota.

Europe rights court rules against Denmark family reunification law

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The European Court of Human rights has found that Denmark violated its international human rights obligations when it imposed a law that lengthened the amount of time a newly-arrived refugee must wait until they can apply for family reunification.

Top Poland court rules EU measures on judicial reforms unconstitutional

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Temporary injunction measures imposed by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) against the country’s controversial judicial reforms are unconstitutional, Poland’s Constitutional Tribunal ruled on Wednesday.

“McGirt decision not retroactive, appeals court rules”

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“McGirt decision not retroactive, appeals court rules”: Chris Casteel of The Oklahoman has this report on a ruling that the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals issued today

Germany top court rules climate change law is insufficient

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Germany’s Federal Constitutional Court held Thursday that several provisions in the country’s Federal Climate Change Act of 2019 were insufficient and violate freedoms in the Basic Law.

US Supreme Court rules against Mexico citizen contesting indictment

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The US Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday against a non-US citizen who was contesting his indictment for unlawful re-entry into the country. The district court dismissed the indictment, and that finding was affirmed upon appeal to the Ninth Circuit.

Germany top court rules Berlin rent cap is unconstitutional

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The Constitutional Court in Karlsruhe, Germany, ruled Thursday that Berlin’s Rent Cap Act is unconstitutional as it has undermined Germany’s Basic Law.

India top court rules women can take defense academy admission exam

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The Indian Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that women can sit for the NDA (National Defence Academy) admission exam in a landmark interim order which will allow more women to serve in India’s armed forces.

Texas Supreme Court rules Facebook can be sued for sex trafficking

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The Texas Supreme Court ruled Friday that federal law does not grant Facebook immunity against lawsuits for users who use its platform to lure minors into sex trafficking. Thus, the court held that section 230 did not bar the plaintiffs’ statutory claims against Facebook.

Federal court rules Turkey cannot recover ancient idol from hedge fund billionaire

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The US District Court for the Southern District of New York ruled on Tuesday that Turkey cannot reclaim possession of the “Guennol Stargazer,” a 6,000-year-old marble idol owned by hedge fund billionaire Michael Steinhardt.

Virginia highest court rules city can remove two Confederate statues

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The Supreme Court of Virginia Thursday ruled that the city of Charlottesville can remove two Confederate statues, including one of General Robert E. The ruling comes after the Virginia General Assembly approved a law last year that allows localities to remove war memorials.

Head’s up! Minnesota Court Rules Updated.

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Rules of Civil Procedure, Rules of Family Court Procedure, and Rules of Civil Appellate Procedure were updated effective September 1, 2020. Court Rules Courts Minnesota Minnesota Court Rules[link].

EU top court rules ‘zero tariff’ contrary to EU open internet access regulations

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The European Union’s (EU) highest court Thursday ruled that the zero-tariff plans offered by internet access providers are contrary to the regulations on Open Internet Access and incompatible with EU law. This is the second time the CJEU has ruled against zero-tariff practices.

Federal appeals court rules child endangerment a deportable offense

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The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled Tuesday that child endangerment convictions are deportable offenses and apply retroactively. However, the court rejected his arguments.

Romania Constitutional Court rules gender studies ban unconstitutional

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In a majority decision, the Constitutional Court of Romania has struck down a legislative amendment that effectively banned the subject of gender studies in university education as unconstitutional.

Austria Constitutional Court rules headscarf ban unconstitutional

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The Constitutional Court of Austria ruled Friday that the ban on wearing headscarves in elementary schools is unconstitutional as a violation of the principle of equality in connection with an individual’s right to religious freedom. The court observed that the provision defied its own stated objective of equality between men and women.

Supreme Court rules police shooting constitutes Fourth Amendment seizure

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The Supreme Court ruled 5-3 on Thursday that a Fourth Amendment seizure occurred when police shot a woman, Roxanne Torres, in the back as she fled because the police used physical force with intent to restrain. The 10 th Circuit affirmed the district court’s dismissal of her case.

Tip for Quickly Finding the Relevant Court Rule

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As a litigation paralegal, you need to be good at finding the relevant court rule quickly. Every time I went to him and asked him what to do about a particular court filing or other litigation-related issues, he would answer, “I don’t know, Ann.

Zimbabwe Court rules national pledge is unconstitutional

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The Constitutional Court of Zimbabwe on Monday ruled that the country’s national pledge was an unconstitutional violation of school children’s right to freedom of conscience and parental rights. But the court rejected this argument and found for Hofisi and Sogolani.

Europe rights court rules Russia must recognize same-sex unions

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The European Court of Human Rights ruled on Tuesday that Russia has failed to justify the lack of legal acknowledgment for same-sex couples. Russia has since fired back at the court decision , calling it a foreign intervention in Russia’s domestic affairs.

Germany court rules Facebook improperly deleted hate speech from its website

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Germany’s Federal Court Thursday ruled that Facebook’s deletion of racist comments and the blocking of some user accounts was done improperly and ordered the comments reinstated.

Europe rights court rules Russia investigation into death of activist Natalia Estemirova was insufficient

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The European Court of Human Rights ruled Tuesday that the Russian authorities’ investigation into the circumstances of the death of human rights activist Natalia Estemirova was insufficient.

Israel Supreme Court rules surrogacy restrictions on same-sex couples are unlawful

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The Supreme Court of Israel ruled Sunday that current legal restrictions on same-sex couples that prevent them from becoming parents were unlawful. The court said that the restrictions must be lifted within six months.

Federal appeals court rules requiring voters to provide postage for ballots not unconstitutional

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The US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit ruled Friday that requiring voters to pay for their own postage and stamps for both mail-in-ballots and ballot applications would not be considered an unconstitutional poll tax.

India Supreme Court rules freedom of speech includes media coverage of court proceedings

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A two-judge division bench of the Supreme Court of India on Thursday denied relief in a petition by the Election Commission of India seeking to restrict media coverage of open courts.

US Supreme Court rules Natural Gas Act can authorize pipeline companies to take State property

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The US Supreme Court ruled 5-4 Tuesday in PennEast Pipeline Co. The district court ruled in favor of PennEast Pipeline, but the Third Circuit vacated the order.

Federal appeals court rules professors do not to have to respect student pronouns

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The US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit held Friday that public universities cannot compel professors to respect student pronoun preferences. Meriwether then brought suit in federal district court, where it was dismissed.