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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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].

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.

Cop Who Wrongly Led No-Knock Raid Against 78-Year-Old Grandfather Can’t Be Sued, Court Rules

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Nick Sibilla has written the article, "Cop Who Wrongly Led No-Knock Raid Against 78-Year-Old Grandfather Can’t Be Sued, Court Rules," for Forbes.

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.

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.

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.

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“Down syndrome abortion bans gain traction after court ruling”

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“Down syndrome abortion bans gain traction after court ruling”: David Crary and Iris Samuels of The Associated Press has this report

“Supreme Court ruling recognizes same-sex adultery”

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“Supreme Court ruling recognizes same-sex adultery”: Mark Hayward has this front page article in today’s edition of The Union Leader of Manchester, New Hampshire reporting on a ruling that the Supreme Court of New Hampshire issued yesterday

Pennsylvania Supreme Court rules police officers can no longer search vehicles without a warrant

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The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that Article 1, Section 8 of the Pennsylvania Constitution offers greater protection to citizens from warrantless searches of their vehicles than does the Fourth Amendment of the United States Constitution.

Germany top court rules foreign soldiers not immune from war crimes charges

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The German Federal Court of Justice, der Bundesgerichtshof (BGH), ruled Thursday that war crimes committed abroad can be tried in the German courts. German courts have recognized universal jurisdiction over some of the most serious crimes under international law.

US Supreme Court rules jury unanimity rule does not apply retroactively

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The US Supreme Court held Monday that individuals whose convictions became final before Ramos v. The post US Supreme Court rules jury unanimity rule does not apply retroactively appeared first on JURIST - News - Legal News & Commentary.

“Colorado court rules against Jack Phillips, Christian baker refusing to make gender-transition cake”

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“Colorado court rules against Jack Phillips, Christian baker refusing to make gender-transition cake”: Alex Swoyer of The Washington Times has an article that begins, “Jack Phillips, a Christian baker in Colorado who has been caught up in lawsuits for nearly a decade, will appeal a court ruling this week that his refusal to bake a cake celebrating a gender transition is in violation of state law.”

Federal appeals court rules for inmate in prisoner abuse case

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The Court of Appeals for Fourth Circuit ruled Monday in favor of North Carolina inmate Willie James Dean, Jr. ” The post Federal appeals court rules for inmate in prisoner abuse case appeared first on JURIST - News - Legal News & Commentary.

US Supreme Court rules on life imprisonment for juveniles

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The US Supreme Court ruled Thursday in Jones v. Jones argued that under two of the court’s recent decisions, 2012’s Miller v. The court’s six conservative justices disagreed.

Dutch court rules Shell liable for oil pollution in Nigeria

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The Court of Appeal in The Hague on Friday ruled in favour of four Nigerian farmers and Friends of the Earth, an environmental organisation, in a long-running legal dispute against the energy giant, Shell.

US Supreme Court rules use of police force to restrain constitutes a seizure

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The US Supreme Court ruled 5-3 Thursday in Torres v. Roberts wrote the rule he introduced in the opinion is narrow. Finally, he rejected the “intentional acquisition rule” proposed by the officers since it would go against all Fourth Amendment jurisprudence.

Federal appeals court rules Uber cannot force arbitration of disability discrimination claims

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The US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit ruled Wednesday that Uber Technologies, Inc. The court first explained that, generally, only the parties to an arbitration agreement are bound to arbitration.

Moldova constitutional court rules president can dissolve parliament

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The Constitutional Court of Moldova handed the country’s President Maia Sandu a victory on Thursday when it ruled she can dissolve the country’s parliament. The constitutional court found that the present circumstances justify dissolving parliament.

Australia court rules government has duty to protect youth from climate change

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The Federal Court of Australia ruled Thursday that the Minister for Environment, Sussan Ley, and the wider government, has a duty of care to protect Australia’s youth from the climate crisis.

US Supreme Court rules for student in campus free speech case

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The US Supreme Court ruled 8-1 Monday in Uzuegbunam v. The court ruled that Article 3 standing’s redressability element is satisfied if the plaintiffs’ claim is based on a completed violation of a legal right.

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.

“Touching Gun Didn’t Establish Possession, Appeals Court Rules”

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“Touching Gun Didn’t Establish Possession, Appeals Court Rules”: David McAfee of Bloomberg Law has this report (subscription required for full access) on an interesting decision that a divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued yesterday

US Supreme Court rules against suppressing evidence found by tribal police on federal highways

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The US Supreme Court ruled unanimously Tuesday that tribal police officers have the authority to detain and search non-Indigenous persons on federal highways within their territories.

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.

Kenya High Court rules constitutional amendment bill unconstitutional

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A special five-judge bench at the High Court of Kenya on Thursday declared the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI)-driven Constitution of Kenya Amendment Bill 2020 unconstitutional. The court ruled that the committee was an illegal entity not recognized by law. A permanent injunction restraining IEBC from conducting the referendum was issued by the court.

UK court rules Home Secretary failed to properly investigate deaths in immigration centers 

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The UK’s High Court Upper Tribunal Immigration & Asylum Chambers ruled Wednesday that the Home Office failed to properly investigate deaths at immigration centers. The courts halted Lawal’s deportation, which allowed him to subsequently give evidence.

“Supreme Court ruling in Arizona case will be another front in the voting rights wars”

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“Supreme Court ruling in Arizona case will be another front in the voting rights wars”: Ariane de Vogue of CNN has this report

“Prince Photog Asked How Supreme Court Ruling Impacts Warhol Case”

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“Prince Photog Asked How Supreme Court Ruling Impacts Warhol Case”: Kyle Jahner of Bloomberg Law has a report (subscription required for full access) that begins, “The Second Circuit asked a photographer how the Supreme Court’s Google v. Oracle ruling impacts her copyright infringement win over the Andy Warhol Foundation

Wisconsin Supreme Court rules capacity limit on bars, restaurants, other businesses is invalid

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The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that the Department of Health Services (DHS) lacked authority to limit capacities for indoor public gatherings. DHS asserted that Emergency Order 3 was not a rule because it was issued under Wis.

Federal appeals court rules Libertarian party has no right to representation on Ohio Elections Commission

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The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals Wednesday ruled an Ohio state law mandating the political affiliation of members of the Ohio Elections Commission (OEC) is not unconstitutional.