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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

Petition from Muslim Brotherhood Rejected (May 12, 2014) by George Sadek

In an official statement issued on May 8, 2014, the International Criminal Court (ICC) announced that ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; International organizations; Judiciary
Jurisdiction: Egypt; International Criminal Court

Justice Tribunal of the State of Rio de Janeiro Implements New Means to Access Legal Materials (May 02, 2014) by Eduardo Soares

The Justice Tribunal of the Brazilian State of Rio de Janeiro has implemented a new means ...

Topic: Information technology; Judiciary
Jurisdiction: Brazil

Justice Tribunal of Rio de Janeiro Calls For an Institutional Pact to Reduce Litigation (May 02, 2014) by Eduardo Soares

In an effort to reduce repetitive litigation, the Justice Tribunal of the Brazilian State of Rio ...

Topic: Consumer protection; Judiciary
Jurisdiction: Brazil

Court Rules Tax Refunds Must Be Prompt (April 29, 2014) by Constance Johnson

Kenya's High Court determined on April 14, 2014, that taxpayers have a right under the Constitution ...

Topic: Administrative law and regulatory procedures; Judiciary; Taxation; Value-added tax
Jurisdiction: Kenya

Constitutional Court Finds Catalonia Sovereignty Declaration Unconstitutional (April 24, 2014) by Graciela Rodriguez-Ferrand

In response to a legal challenge made by the Spanish government, on March 25, 2014, the ...

Topic: Conspiracy; Judiciary; Sovereignty
Jurisdiction: Spain

Gang Member Convicted of Fraud for Playing Golf While Hiding His Gang Membership (April 18, 2014) by Sayuri Umeda

The Japanese Supreme Court has recently reached different conclusions in similar cases involving golf course policies ...

Topic: Fraud and financial crimes; Judiciary
Jurisdiction: Japan

Court Invalidates Election (March 28, 2014) by Constance Johnson

On March 21, 2014, Thailand's Constitutional Court ruled that the country's general election, held on February ...

Topic: Elections and politics; Judiciary
Jurisdiction: Thailand

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Last updated: December 17, 2014