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Venezuela’s High Court Retroactively Disqualifies Candidate

A Venezuelan opposition candidate who has been leading in vote count in the governor’s race for the home state of the late President Hugo Chávez has been retroactively disqualified by the country’s highest court more than a week after the election was held. The disqualification is likely to raise further doubts about the fairness of […]

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Prosecutors ask Supreme Court to review the Bill Cosby case : NPR

Attorney Jennifer Bonjean, Bill Cosby, and spokesperson Andrew Wyatt speaking outside of Cosby’s suburban Philadelphia home in June, after the actor was released from prison. Michael Abbott/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Michael Abbott/Getty Images Attorney Jennifer Bonjean, Bill Cosby, and spokesperson Andrew Wyatt speaking outside of Cosby’s suburban Philadelphia home in June, after the […]

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ACLU Asks US Supreme Court to Review Status of Georgia Death Row Prisoner with Intellectual Disability

By Amy Berberyan WASHINGTON, DC — The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is asking for the U.S. Supreme Court to review Rodney Young’s status on Georgia’s death row, in a filing made earlier this week. According to the ACLU, “the petition on [Young’s] behalf seeks review of a Georgia law that requires persons with intellectual […]

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Time to Revisit Trial Strategy as Florida Supreme Court Changes Final Authority on Jury Instructions

Shook, Hardy & Bacon Miami Managing Partner Dan Rogers will be chair of the Florida Supreme Court’s Standard Jury Instructions in Civil Cases Committee starting January 2022. Beyond just moving up from vice chair, Rogers’ new position will gain additional relevance, due to changes by the Florida Supreme Court last year, which will be of interest […]

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SC agrees to hear CBI’s plea against anticipatory bail granted to four

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear the CBI’s plea challenging the Kerala High Court order granting anticipatory bail to four persons, including a former Director-General of Police (DGP), in connection with the 1994 ISRO espionage case relating to the alleged framing of scientist Nambi Narayanan. The plea came up for hearing […]

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PIL Filed in Jharkhand High Court Demanding Postponement of Second T20I

The second game is to be played tomorrow in Ranchi. The petitioner has requested the High Court to step in after the state association overturned its decision to allow capacity crowd. Last Updated:November 18, 2021, 21:11 IST FOLLOW US ON: A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in Jharkhand High Court to postpone the […]

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Supreme Court collegium repeats 11 names for HC judges

The Supreme Court collegium headed by Chief Justice of India N V Ramana on Monday reiterated 11 of its earlier recommendations for appointment as judges to various high courts. According to a collegium statement, the decisions were taken in a meeting held on November 11. The collegium reiterated its recommendations to appoint four advocates as […]

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High court orders action over job quota violation in education dept – Newspaper

PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court has ordered the elementary and secondary education secretary to act against the relevant officers over the violation of 25 per cent quota reserved for the children of retired Class-IV employees in the appointments made by the department from 2016 to 2020. A bench consisting of Justice Roohul Amin Khan and […]

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High Court pulls up State Govt.

The Kerala High Court on Thursday pulled up the State Government for doing “nothing” with regard to construction of a judicial complex in Idukki despite passage of 25 years since the project was first proposed. The High Court was also displeased with the Government’s stand that the allocation, back in 1997, could not have been […]

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Mail on Sunday publisher begins appeal against High Court ruling over ‘private’ Meghan Markle letter | UK News

The publisher of the Mail On Sunday will begin its appeal later today against a High Court ruling that found the paper had breached privacy and copyright laws by printing parts of a letter the Duchess of Sussex had written to her father. Meghan won her case on a summary judgement earlier this year after […]

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