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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

Water Law Overturned by Court (March 03, 2015) by Constance Johnson

Indonesia's Constitutional Court, on February 18, 2015, revoked the 2004 Law on Water Resources. The ...

Topic: Constitution; Judiciary; Water resources
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

Supreme Court Upholds Punishment for Sexual Harassment (March 02, 2015) by Sayuri Umeda

On February 26, 2015, Japan's Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the Osaka High Court, which ...

Topic: Employment and training programs; Harassment; Judiciary; Labor-management relations; Supreme court; Temporary and part-time employment; Women's rights
Jurisdiction: Japan

Council of Ministers Approves New Amendment to Code of Criminal Procedure (February 25, 2015) by George Sadek

On February 18, 2015, the Council of Ministers of Egypt approved a draft law issued by ...

Topic: Criminal procedure; Judiciary; Witnesses
Jurisdiction: Egypt

Lay Judges, a Quick Solution to Less Complex Disputes (February 25, 2015) by Eduardo Soares

Recently tribunals throughout Brazil have been enacting specific normative acts to regulate the activities of lay ...

Topic: Judges; Judiciary
Jurisdiction: Brazil

Opposition Leader Loses Final Appeal Against Sodomy Conviction (February 12, 2015) by Kelly Buchanan

On February 10, 2015, a five-member panel of the Federal Court of Malaysia (Malaysia's highest court) ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Judiciary
Jurisdiction: Malaysia

Appellate Court Rules Federal Law Allows Discovery in Foreign Criminal Investigations (December 31, 2014) by Andrew Winston

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has ruled that federal law permits a ...

Topic: Criminal procedure; Judiciary
Jurisdiction: United States

Court of Appeal Dismisses Theft Charges Against Boy for Stealing Bread (December 17, 2014) by George Sadek

On December 10, 2014, the Court of Appeal in Bani Swief, south of Cairo, Egypt, dismissed ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Judiciary; Juvenile crime
Jurisdiction: Egypt

Sixteenth Amendment to Constitution Empowers Parliament to Impeach Justices (November 10, 2014) by Shameema Rahman

Bangladesh Act No XIII of 2014 amended the Constitution of Bangladesh, empowering Parliament ...

Topic: Constitution; Judiciary; Legislative powers
Jurisdiction: Bangladesh

New Law on State Attorneys (November 04, 2014) by Peter Roudik

On October 14, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine's legislature, adopted the Law on the Procuracy. (

Topic: Constitution; Crime and law enforcement; Government; Judiciary; Lawyers and legal services
Jurisdiction: Ukraine

Law Students Protest Ban on Being Hired as Prosecutors (October 31, 2014) by George Sadek

On October 20, 2014, a group of law students who had been denied positions in Egypt's ...

Topic: Administrative law and regulatory procedures; Education; Judiciary; Constitution
Jurisdiction: Egypt

Plan to Contest Decision to End Ban on Tamil Tigers (October 23, 2014) by Constance Johnson

On October 16, 2014, the European Court of Justice annulled the European Council's 2006 listing of ...

Topic: International organizations; Judiciary; Terrorism
Jurisdiction: European Union; Sri Lanka

Notable Environmental Public Interest Lawsuit (October 17, 2014) by Laney Zhang

The intermediate court of Taizhou, a city in China's Jiangsu Province, recently ordered six local polluting ...

Topic: Environmental protection; Judiciary
Jurisdiction: China

Court Declares Extradition to Death Penalty Jurisdiction Illegal (September 25, 2014) by Hanibal Goitom

On September 23, 2014, the High Court in Pretoria, South Africa, ruled that the extradition to ...

Topic: Capital punishment; Extradition; Judiciary
Jurisdiction: South Africa

Trial of Kenyan President Adjourned (September 11, 2014) by Constance Johnson

The International Criminal Court (ICC) announced on September 5, 2014, that the trial of Uhuru Kenyatta, ...

Topic: Crimes against humanity; International organizations; Judiciary
Jurisdiction:  International Criminal Court; Kenya

Precedent-Setting Decision on Rabbinical Court (July 16, 2014) by Ruth Levush

Israel's High Court of Justice, with an extended bench of seven justices, recently voided a decision ...

Topic: Health; Judiciary
Jurisdiction: Israel

Social Housing Provider Found Guilty of Racial Profiling (June 02, 2014) by Nicolas Boring

The criminal court of Nanterre, a suburb of Paris, recently found a major provider of social ...

Topic: Discrimination; Judiciary; Minority rights; Social welfare
Jurisdiction: France

National Council of Justice Launches Campaign for the Rational Use of Resources (May 23, 2014) by Eduardo Soares

On May 13, 2014, Brazil's National Council of Justice (Conselho Nacional de Justiça, CNJ) launched a ...

Topic: Energy; Environmental protection; Judiciary; Natural resources
Jurisdiction: Brazil

Data Retention Directive Held Invalid (May 21, 2014) by Theresa Papademetriou

On April 8, 2014, the Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) issued a much-anticipated ...

Topic: Human rights; Information technology; Judiciary; Right of privacy
Jurisdiction: Court of Justice of the European Union

Decision Upholds Right to Have Personal Data Erased (May 21, 2014) by Theresa Papademetriou

On May 13, 2014, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) delivered its ...

Topic: Human rights; Right of privacy; Telecommunications; Judiciary
Jurisdiction: Court of Justice of the European Union

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Last updated: March 03, 2015