Canada Supreme Court rules extreme intoxication a criminal defense

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The Supreme Court of Canada Friday ruled that extreme intoxication is a valid defense to criminal charges like murder and rape, overturning section 33.1 The court upheld a lower court’s ruling in R. ” On Friday, the court held that section 33.1

Italy court rules children should be given both parents’ surnames

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The Constitutional Court of Italy Wednesday ruled Italian children should be given the surname of both parents. But in Wednesday’s decision, the court described the practice as “discriminatory and harmful to the identity” of the child.

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April 1, 2022 Court Rules Update

American Legal Net

New Courts: New York Supreme Court, 1st J.D., New York Supreme Court, 1st J.D., New York Supreme Court, 1st J.D., New York Supreme Court, 1st J.D., New York Supreme Court, 1st J.D., New York Supreme Court, 1st J.D., Courts Removed: N/A.

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March 1, 2022 Court Rules Update

American Legal Net

New Courts: California Superior Court, Los Angeles County, Criminal Division ( CACRLA ). California Superior Court, Orange County, Family Law Division ( CAFCOC ). California Superior Court, San Diego County, Appellate Division (Limited Matters Only) ( CAAPSD ).

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February 1, 2022 Court Rules Update

American Legal Net

New Court Rule Sets Available : Tennessee Court of Appeals ( TNCOA ). Courts Removed. New York Supreme Court, 1st JD, New York County, Hon. New York Supreme Court, 1 st JD, New York County, Hon. Court Rules Update COURT RULES court updates

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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.

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.

January 1, 2022 Court Rules Update

American Legal Net

New Court Rule Sets Available : New York Supreme Court, 1 st Judicial District, New York County, Hon. New York Supreme Court, New York County, Commercial Division, Hon. New York Supreme Court, New York County, Commercial Division, Hon. Courts Removed.

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Federal court rules New York correctional facility must provide prescription methadone to inmates

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The US District Court for the Northern District of New York Monday issued an order which granted a preliminary injunction allowing non-pregnant inmates with opioid use disorders the Jefferson County Correctional Facility to access methadone prescriptions.

December 1, 2021 Court Rules Update

American Legal Net

New Court Rule Sets Available : California Superior Court, Colusa County, Probate Division ( CAPRCO ). Courts Removed. The post December 1, 2021 Court Rules Update appeared first on American Legal Net. Court Rules Update COURT RULES court updates

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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.

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.

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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.

November 1, 2021 Court Rules Update

American Legal Net

New Court Rule Sets Available : Hawaii Family Court (Excludes HIFCR Part D and Related Code Sections) ( HIFCR ). Kentucky Circuit Court, 27 th Judicial Circuit, Knox and Laurel Counties ( KY27 ). Missouri Circuit Court, 11 th Judicial Circuit, St. Courts Removed.

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October 1, 2021 Court Rules Update

American Legal Net

New Court Rule Sets Available : USDC, California, Central District, Mag. Courts Removed. The post October 1, 2021 Court Rules Update appeared first on American Legal Net. Court Rules Update COURT RULES court updates

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July 15, 2021 Court Rules Update

American Legal Net

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

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US Supreme Court rules Puerto Ricans can be excluded from federal benefits program

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In an 8-1 decision, the US Supreme Court Thursday ruled that Congress does not have to provide Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits to residents of Puerto Rico. ” The appeals court affirmed. Vaello-Madero US Supreme Court

US Supreme Court reverses Wisconsin court ruling on legislative maps

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The US Supreme Court Wednesday reversed a decision by Wisconsin’s Supreme Court selecting state legislative districts drawn by the governor while also allowing the use of the governor’s congressional district map. The Court’s action today is unprecedented.

Australia court rules Novak Djokovic allowed to enter Australia

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Australia’s Federal Circuit and Family Court Monday ruled that Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic’s visa was improperly cancelled by Australian border services, and that he must be allowed to enter Australia immediately.

Federal appeals court rules in favor of defrauded cryptocurrency investors

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The US Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit ruled in favor of investors Friday against BitConnect, an alternative cryptocurrency that the court called a Ponzi scheme. ” Nevertheless, the US District Court for the Southern District of Florida refused to apply the Act.

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

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US Supreme Court rules Navy can reassign unvaccinated SEALs

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The US Supreme Court Friday ruled that the Navy and Department of Defense can reassign Navy SEALs who refuse to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Earlier this month, the Pentagon asked the Supreme Court to allow it to stop the deployment of unvaccinated SEALs.

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.

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.

June 1, 2021 Court Rules Update

American Legal Net

New Court Rule Sets Available : USDC, New York, Eastern District, Mag. Courts Removed. The post June 1, 2021 Court Rules Update appeared first on American Legal Net. Court Rules Update COURT RULES court updates

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US Supreme Court rules for fast-food worker in arbitration dispute

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The US Supreme Court ruled 9-0 Monday in Morgan v. ” Sundance responded by defending the lawsuit “as if no arbitration agreement existed, filing a motion to dismiss (which the District Court denied) and engaging in mediation (which was unsuccessful).”

India top court rules right to bodily integrity includes right to refuse vaccination

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The Supreme Court of India Monday held that the right to bodily integrity of a person includes the right to refuse vaccination under Article 21 of the Indian Constitution.

Poland high court rules EU laws violate constitution

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Poland’s constitutional court ruled on Thursday that some parts of EU law are not compatible with the Polish constitution and declared that the constitution supersedes EU laws, setting off a legal crisis within the EU.

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.,

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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.,

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Canada appeals court rules Crown violated land treaties with Anishinaabe

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The Ontario Court of Appeal (ONCA) ruled Monday that the governments of Canada and Ontario have broken a pair of 1850 treaties with the Anishinaabe peoples by capping the annual payment at a few dollars per year in exchange for a large area of the northern part of Ontario.

“ACA payments get priority in bankruptcy, appeals court rules”

HowAppealing

“ACA payments get priority in bankruptcy, appeals court rules”: Maria Chutchian of Reuters has this report on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued yesterday, addressing a question that has divided other courts

Switzerland Court rules Russia will not receive legal assistance due to Ukraine invasion

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The Swiss Federal Criminal Court ruled Wednesday in favor of an anonymous defendant, barring Russia from receiving legal assistance from the Swiss government. Russia will now have an opportunity to challenge the ruling in the Swiss Supreme Court.

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.

Head’s up! Minnesota Court Rules Updated.

The Researching Paralegal

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].