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Court Declares Refund of Bride-Price Under Customary Law Unconstitutional (August 12, 2015) by Hanibal Goitom

Eight years after it began, a legal battle challenging the constitutionality of a customary practice of ...

Topic: Constitution; Customary law; Divorce; Families ; Marriage and family status
Jurisdiction: Uganda

People's Majlis Passes Amendment to Constitution Allowing Foreign Ownership of Land (July 30, 2015) by Tariq Ahmad

On July 22, 2015, the People's Majlis, the unicameral parliament of the Maldives, passed a bill ...

Topic: Constitution; Foreign investments; Property; Real estate
Jurisdiction: Maldives

Decree Enhancing President's Powers Challenged Before Constitutional Court (July 30, 2015) by George Sadek

On July 27, 2015, lawyers representing the Egyptian Central Auditing Organization, a government body legally assigned ...

Topic: Accounting and auditing; Administrative law and regulatory procedures; Budget; Constitution; Judiciary
Jurisdiction: Egypt

Federal Constitutional Court Declares Child Care Allowance Act Unconstitutional (July 27, 2015) by Jenny Gesley

On July 21, 2015, the German Federal Constitutional Court (Bundesverfassungsgericht, BVerfG) ruled that the Deutscher Bundestag ...

Topic: Child support; Constitution; Families ; Judiciary; Women's rights
Jurisdiction: Germany

Government Officials to Take Constitutional Oath (July 27, 2015) by Laney Zhang

On July 1, 2015, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) of the People's ...

Topic: Constitution; Government ethics and transparency
Jurisdiction: China

Restrictions on Fees for Handling Holocaust Survivors' Claims Constitutional (July 22, 2015) by Ruth Levush

On July 9, 2015, Israel's Supreme Court, in a unanimous decision, rejected a petition filed by ...

Topic: Constitution; Judiciary; Lawyers and legal services
Jurisdiction: Israel

Increased Monetary Deposit Requirements for Election Candidates (July 21, 2015) by Constance Johnson

On July 7, 2015, The Gambia's legislature passed a bill amending the country's Elections Act. ...

Topic: Constitution; Elections and politics
Jurisdiction: Gambia

Constitutional Court Ruling on Political Office (July 13, 2015) by Constance Johnson

On July 9, 2015, Indonesia's Constitutional Court issued a decision revoking a provision of a recent ...

Topic: Constitution; Elections and politics; Judiciary; Treaties and International Agreements/Human Rights
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

Three Referendum Questions Voted Down (July 07, 2015) by Nicolas Boring

On June 7, 2015, voters in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg were called to vote by ...

Topic: Constitution
Jurisdiction: Luxembourg

Constitutional Court Rules on Car-Hiring Services Legislation (June 30, 2015) by Nicolas Boring

There have been some important recent developments on the legal status of chauffeured vehicles for hire ...

Topic: Constitution; Licensing and permits; Transportation and public works; Transportation costs
Jurisdiction: France

Court Rejects Two Challenges to Marriage Act (June 25, 2015) by Kelly Buchanan

On June 18, 2015, the Indonesian Constitutional Court (Mahkamah Konstitusi) released its decisions on two petitions ...

Topic: Children's rights; Church and state relations; Constitution; Marriage and family status; Women's rights
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

Small Political Parties Object to Proposed Constitutional Amendment (June 24, 2015) by Constance Johnson

A number of small political parties in Sri Lanka have stated that they are opposed to ...

Topic: Constitution; Elections and politics
Jurisdiction: Sri Lanka

Court Dismisses Lawsuit Concerning U.S. Drone Attacks in Yemen (June 17, 2015) by Jenny Gesley

On May 27, 2015, the Administrative Trial Court of Cologne (Verwaltungsgericht Köln, VG Köln) dismissed a ...

Topic: Constitution; Terrorism
Jurisdiction: Germany

President Campaigns for Amendment on Electoral Reform (June 12, 2015) by Constance Johnson

On June 8, 2015, President Maithripala Sirisena of Sri Lanka spoke at a rally in support ...

Topic: Constitution; Elections and politics
Jurisdiction: Sri Lanka

Constitutional Referendum to Be Held (June 05, 2015) by Wendy Zeldin

The government of Thailand, a country that has been under military rule since a May 2014 ...

Topic: Constitution
Jurisdiction: Thailand

Constitutional Amendment Passed Increasing Justices (May 12, 2015) by Eduardo Soares

On May 6, 2015, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies approved a constitutional amendment that increases the ...

Topic: Constitution; Judges; Judiciary; Supreme court
Jurisdiction: Brazil

Court Permits Third Bid for Presidency (May 07, 2015) by Constance Johnson

On May 5, 2015, the Constitutional Court of Burundi decided that the country's president, Pierre Nkurunziza, ...

Topic: Constitution; Elections and politics; Judiciary; Protest and dissent; Racial and ethnic relations
Jurisdiction: Burundi

Draft of New Constitution Completed (May 05, 2015) by Wendy Zeldin

On April 17, 2015, Thailand's Constitution Drafting Committee (CDC) completed the first draft of a new ...

Topic: Constitution
Jurisdiction: Thailand

Parliament Passes Non-Citizens Employment Act (April 28, 2015) by Hanibal Goitom

Tanzania's 357-member unicameral Parliament recently passed the Non-Citizens (Employment Regulation) Act, which, as its name indicates, ...

Topic: Citizenship and nationality; Constitution; Labor
Jurisdiction: Tanzania

Constitutional Amendment to Extend Jurisdiction of Superior Courts to Tribal Areas (March 03, 2015) by Tariq Ahmad

On February 20, 2015, Pakistan's Senate Standing Committee on Law and Justice approved a constitutional amendment ...

Topic: Civil rights and liberties; Constitution; Judiciary; Jurisdiction; State and local government; Territories and protectorates
Jurisdiction: Pakistan

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Last updated: August 12, 2015