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Legal Updates/News

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Spanish court agrees to extradite Venezuela’s ex-spymaster Carvajal to U.S.

Former Venezuelan intelligence chief Hugo Carvajal stands during his extradition hearing to U.S. at the High Court in Madrid, Spain, September 12, 2019. Emilio Naranjo/Pool via REUTERS MADRID, Oct 20 (Reuters) – Spain’s High Court on Wednesday agreed to extradite former Venezuelan spymaster Hugo Carvajal to the United States, where he faces drug trafficking charges, […]

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Kerala High Court, Kerala High Court Judgement: Can’t Acquit Accused Even If Rape Survivor Of “Easy Virtue”: Kerala High Court

Woman being of easy virtue cannot be reason to absolve, Kerala High Court said. (Representational) Kochi: A woman or girl being of easy virtue or habituated to sexual intercourse cannot be reasons to absolve someone of rape, especially a father who is expected to be the “fortress and refuge” of his daughter, the Kerala High […]

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Heavy security presence at Federal High Court

Journalists, others denied entry into court premises By Ikechukwu Nnochiri – Abuja Security agents have barricaded the Federal High Court Abuja, ahead of scheduled re-arraingment of the detained leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu. Kanu is expected to take a fresh plea before trial Justice Binta Nyako, on an amended […]

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Will you commit murder if senior directs so, High Court asks police officer

The Madras High Court on Wednesday wondered whether a police officer would commit a murder if his senior instructs to do so and said only God can save the department. God alone can save the police department, Justice P Velmurugan exclaimed when the criminal revision petition from D Kannan,  suspended SP of Villupuram district, seeking […]

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Americans’ approval of government declines

Bannon isn’t alone in being subpoenaed by the Jan. 6 committee. Trump’s former chief of staff Mark Meadows, former deputy chief of staff Dan Scavino, former chief of staff to the acting United States Secretary of Defense Kash Patel and former Trump Justice Department official Jeffrey Clark have also been served. Meadows, Scavino, Patel and […]

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Solid majority believes Supreme Court rulings based more on politics than law 

A broad majority of Americans — more than 6 in 10 — believes the Supreme Court bases its decisions more on the justices’ political views than on the Constitution and law, a national survey released Wednesday shows.  The new data, which came from the polling firm Selzer, appeared to reflect a growing disappointment with the […]

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4th Circ. Won’t Turn To Md. High Court In Virus Coverage Row

By Eli Flesch (October 20, 2021, 7:20 PM EDT) — The Fourth Circuit declined Wednesday to certify to Maryland’s highest court questions of whether the coronavirus causes physical damage required for property insurance coverage, dealing a defeat to a real estate developer appealing its virus coverage suit. A developer asked the Fourth Circuit last month […]

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California’s Winter Bar Exam Will Be Held In Person, Supreme Court Says

California will administer the February bar exam in person for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began, following reports of widespread technical problems with the most recent online version of the exam. The California Supreme Court on Wednesday announced in an order that the exam will take place in person Feb. 22-23, “subject to any restrictions […]

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Supreme Court Declines to Block Maine’s Vaccine Mandate

​On Oct. 19, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to block Maine’s vaccine requirement for health care workers. We’ve gathered articles on the news from SHRM Online and other media outlets. Breyer Rejected Emergency Appeal The Maine vaccine mandate requires hospital and nursing home workers to get vaccinated or risk losing their jobs. Justice Stephen Breyer […]

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US high court won’t block vaccines for Maine health workers

The U.S. Supreme Court declined Tuesday to block a vaccine requirement imposed on Maine health care workers, the latest defeat for opponents of vaccine mandates. It was the first time the Supreme Court weighed in on a statewide vaccine mandate. It previously rejected challenges of vaccine requirements for New York City teachers and Indiana University […]

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