By Diamond Naga Siu (October 6, 2021, 8:11 PM EDT) — Ohio and the Project on Fair Representation each urged the U.S. Supreme Court to hear petitions on the Indian Child Welfare Act’s constitutionality after the Fifth Circuit upheld and overturned parts of a lower court decision that found the law unconstitutional.
A Texas federal judge in October 2018 ruled in a summary judgment that the ICWA was unconstitutionally race-based and gave tribes too much power over states to decide how to implement it in adoption and custody cases. The Fifth Circuit overturned the decision, but a lengthy en banc decision by 16 judges of the appellate court later upheld some of…
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Lucknow: The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad high court while refusing anticipatory bail to a government doctor, observed that corruption was a termite in every system and once it entered the system, it went on increasing. Rejecting the anticipatory bail of a government doctor, justice Krishna Pahal observed on February 25: “Corruption is a termite […]
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday allowed the CBI to proceed with the probe into the suicide of a 17-year-old girl in Thanjavur who was allegedly coerced to convert to Christianity. A bench of Justices Sanjiv Khanna and Bela M Trivedi issued notice on the appeal filed by the Tamil Nadu DGP challenging the […]
The top court noted that the proceedings before the NCLT are at stage 8, meeting of shareholders, and that there are 15 stages for the final approval of the scheme. The top court granted liberty to Future Retail to move the high court seeking continuation of proceedings before NCLT beyond Stage 8. “Approach the Delhi […]