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HRW: El Salvador criminal law amendments violate basic due process guarantees and children’s rights

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The criminal law amendments passed by El Salvador’s Legislative Assembly infringe “ basic due process guarantees and children’s rights,” according to a statement issued by Human Rights Watch (HRW) Friday.

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Pakistan amends criminal laws on sexual assault while excluding chemical castration as a punishment

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The Pakistan Parliament passed the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2021 Thursday which amends the Pakistan Penal Code, 1860 and the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898.

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 of the Criminal Code. Brown which also found the extreme intoxication law unconstitutional.

Europe human rights court rules Hungary asylum criminal law violates EU law

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The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled Tuesday that Hungary violated EU law by criminalizing organizational support for asylum seekers. The law was dubbed “Stop Soros,” referencing Hungarian-born Holocaust survivor George Soros.

International issues in criminal law: Extradition of El Chapo and extraterritoriality in Nigeria

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Issue : Whether, as in civil cases, a clear indication of congressional intent is required to rebut the presumption against extraterritorial application of a United States criminal statute.

China amends criminal laws in latest anti-doping measure

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Amendment XI was added to Article 355 of the Criminal Law of the People’s Republic of China, a provision which originally punished the act of providing addictive narcotics to another person. The post China amends criminal laws in latest anti-doping measure appeared first on JURIST - News - Legal News & Commentary.

Afghanistan dispatches: ‘It is not the application of Islamic criminal law that frightens us, it is that it is applied without due process…”

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JURIST EXCLUSIVE – Law students and lawyers in Afghanistan are filing reports with JURIST on the situation there after the fall of Kabul to the Taliban. Here, a law student in Kabul offers his latest observations and perspective.

Germany to criminally prosecute individuals who display pro-Russia war symbol ‘Z’

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” The post Germany to criminally prosecute individuals who display pro-Russia war symbol ‘Z’ appeared first on JURIST - News. The German Interior Ministry declared Monday that any individual who displays the pro-Putin letter “Z” would be liable for prosecution.

Australia: What is the difference between Civil and Criminal law? - Astor Legal

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The main difference between civil law and criminal law in Australia is that criminal law has a higher onus of proof

Germany court sentences two Syrians for war crime and terrorism

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The officer was a protected person under international humanitarian law. Human Rights International International Criminal Law al qaeda Al-Nusra Assad regime germany Ghurabaa Muhassan international criminal law international humanitarian law khedr.

Justices wrestle with procedural issues stemming from their own federal criminal law decision

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Gary , it was that the justices are struggling to draw boundaries around the circumstances in which federal criminal defendants are entitled to a new proceeding in the district court after the court of appeals has found “plain error” in the trial or plea hearing.

India: The Interplay Of Insanity Defense And Forensic Psychiatrics In Indian Criminal Law - MZM Legal

Mondaq

The Intent and motives that propel an individual to indulge in criminal activity are the centre of the study of criminal law and criminology

ICC reduces sentence of Mali jihadist convicted of overseeing destruction of Timbuktu monuments

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A panel of the International Criminal Court Thursday reduced by two years the nine-year sentence of Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi, convicted of a war crime for destroying religious and historic buildings in Timbuktu in 2012.

Former Minneapolis police officer pleads guilty to George Floyd murder

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Canada authorities lay terror charges on suspected killer of Muslim family

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1)(b) of the Canadian Criminal Code, which defines terrorism as an act committed “in whole or in part for a political, religious, or ideological purpose” that intentionally “causes death or serious bodily harm,” among other potential qualifications.

Singapore High Court convicts two for $6B penny-stock manipulation

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Ukraine begins first war crime trial of Russian soldier

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Bachelet emphasized that “[w]ilful killing of protected persons, including summary executions, are gross violations of international human rights law and serious violations of international humanitarian law, and amount to war crimes.”

Amnesty International issues report on Russian war crimes near Kyiv

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The report discussed International Humanitarian Law (IHL) and the Geneva Conventions, including the Conventions’ Additional Protocol I, in relation to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

US Supreme Court hears oral argument on Miranda rights case

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The case will determine whether a person can seek civil relief when an officer fails to provide them with their Miranda rights, legal protections for potential criminal defendants against self-incrimination. Uncategorized criminal law Domestic miranda rights Supreme Court us

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Essay Writing Competition hosted by Centre for Advanced Studies in Criminal Law, at Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL), Punjab

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About the Centre For Advanced Studies In Criminal Law. The objective of the competition is to encourage students to inculcate an interest for studies in criminal law along with a passion for writing. Exploring Gender Justice: The Laws and the Lacunae.

Ohio doctor found not guilty of murdering patients after overprescribing fentanyl

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The jury had to answer the question of whether William Husel’s actions violated Ohio law when he allegedly prescribed 10 times the amount of fentanyl that is used in nonsurgical settings. . Uncategorized burden of proof criminal law description:[link] Domestic fentanyl medicine

British Conservative lawmaker found guilty of sexually assaulting teenager

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International International Criminal Law Conservative Imran Ahmad Khan MP sexual assault Sexual Offences Act 2003 Tory MP United KingdomA UK Conservative Party MP was found guilty Monday of sexually abusing a 15-year-old boy.

US Supreme Court agrees to hear cases on statute of limitations, personal jurisdiction

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However, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals remanded the case for additional findings and released an opinion in 2017, after the statute of limitations had already expired. The US Supreme Court Monday granted certiorari to two cases, Reed v. Goertz and Mallory v.

ICC confirms acquittal of former Ivory Coast president and minister of crimes against humanity

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The Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Wednesday confirmed by majority Trial Chamber I’s acquittal of Laurent Gbagbo and Charles Blé Goudé of all four counts of crimes against humanity. ” Judge Ibáñez said that either of the two grounds should have been granted, as the majority judges’ difference of opinion on both the grounds constituted “errors of law and procedure that materially affected, and vitiated, the impugned decision.”

Human rights group asks ICC to examine Iran role in Syria conflict

JURIST

Based off of recent ICC case law, the ICC has clarified that the court does in fact have jurisdiction over certain crimes that affect the territories of a State Party.

European Court of Human Rights will review Credit Suisse’ trespass case against climate activists

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However, Judge Christophe Maillard reversed the decision in the appeal , noting that the imminent dangers of climate change do not provide activists with the freedom to break laws.

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Alexey Navalny guilty of fraud and contempt of court, Russia state media reports

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We will find all of their mansions in Monaco, their villas in Miami, their riches everywhere — and when we do, we will take everything from the criminal Russian elite.

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Canada initiates formal actions against Syria under Torture Convention

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Human Rights International Criminal Law Bashar al-Assad Canada Convention Against Torture International international criminal law International Law Syria Syrian civil war un UNCAT United NationsCanadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Marc Garneau requested formal negotiations Thursday with the UN General Assembly to hold the Assad regime accountable for its atrocities in the 2011 Syrian civil war.

Vietnam court sentences former Hanoi CDC chief to jail for price gouging COVID-19 testing kits

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The defendants were charged for violating bidding regulations under Vietnamese Laws on Bidding. Nguyen Nhat Cam and nine other defendants were found guilty Saturday by the Supreme People’s Court of Vietnam for exploiting a testing kit purchasing scam.

Environmental group announces ICC suit against Bolsonaro for rainforest destruction

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Austrian environmental group AllRise announced that it filed an official complaint with the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Tuesday accusing Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro of “crimes against humanity” for his role in the destruction of Brazil’s Amazon rainforest.

Luxembourg investigates Lebanese central bank governor over alleged money laundering

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Luxembourg judicial authorities Monday opened a criminal investigation into alleged money laundering by Lebanese Central Bank Governor Riad Salameh. International International Criminal Law aggravated laundering Lebanese Central Bank Governor Lebanon Luxembourg money laundering Riad Salameh

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Sweden prosecutors charge Iran national with war crimes, murder

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War crimes are classified as violations of international law and serious crimes in Sweden. According to Carleson, since Sweden has universal jurisdiction for violations of international law, it not only has jurisdiction “but also a certain obligation, to Prosecute these crimes.”

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