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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

No Right to Vote in Federal Elections for Long-Term Expats (July 28, 2015) by Tariq Ahmad

On July 20, 2015, in Frank v. Canada (Attorney General) (2015 ONCA 536, CANLII), the ...

Topic: Elections and politics; Judiciary; Voting rights
Jurisdiction: Canada

Former Chad Dictator Hissene Habre's Trial Adjourned to September (July 28, 2015) by Nicolas Boring

On July 21, 2015, the trial of the former President of Chad, Hissène Habré, before the ...

Topic: Crimes against humanity; International affairs; Judiciary; War crimes
Jurisdiction: African Union; Chad; Senegal

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

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

Supreme Court Calls for Clear and Complete Jury Instructions in Criminal Cases (July 21, 2015) by Tariq Ahmad

On July 17, 2015, in the murder case of R. v. Rodgerson (2015 CSC 38, ...

Topic: Criminal procedure; Judiciary; Juries
Jurisdiction: Canada

Former Chad Dictator Hissene Habre's Trial Opens in Dakar (July 21, 2015) by Nicolas Boring

On July 20, 2015, the trial of former Chadian President Hissène Habré before the Extraordinary African ...

Topic: Crimes against humanity; International affairs; Judiciary; War crimes
Jurisdiction: African Union; Chad; Senegal

Family Court Denies Suit of Lover of a Married Man (July 15, 2015) by Ruth Levush

On June 8, 2015, the Tel Aviv Family Court rejected a suit filed by a woman ...

Topic: Civil actions; Families ; Judiciary
Jurisdiction: Israel

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

Court Dismisses Petition to Dissolve Religious Party (July 08, 2015) by George Sadek

On July 5, 2015, the Parties Court, which has recently been formed within the Supreme Administrative ...

Topic: Church and state relations; Judiciary; Political parties and affiliations
Jurisdiction: Egypt

President Ghani Nominates First Female Supreme Court Justice (June 26, 2015) by Tariq Ahmad

Afghanistan's President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani nominated the country's first female justice to the Afghan Supreme Court ...

Topic: Judiciary; Supreme court; Women's rights
Jurisdiction: Afghanistan

National Council of Justice Sets Quota for Blacks (June 15, 2015) by Eduardo Soares

The Brazilian National Council of Justice issued a resolution on June 9, 2015, that establishes that ...

Topic: Civil rights and liberties; Judiciary; Legislative powers; Minority rights; Racial and ethnic relations
Jurisdiction: Brazil

New Mediation Law Approved by Federal Senate (June 05, 2015) by Eduardo Soares

The Brazilian Federal Senate on June 2, 2015, approved a new law that regulates judicial and ...

Topic: Alternative dispute resolution; Judiciary
Jurisdiction: Brazil

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

Disciplinary Board Forces 41 Judges into Retirement for Practicing Politics (March 25, 2015) by George Sadek

On March 14, 2015, Egypt's Disciplinary Board of Judges issued a decision dismissing 41 judges for ...

Topic: Judiciary
Jurisdiction: Egypt

Supreme Court Strikes Down Amnesty Provision in Truth and Reconciliation Law (March 17, 2015) by Tariq Ahmad

On February 26, 2015, Nepal's Supreme Court struck down the amnesty provision in the Truth and ...

Topic: Human rights and civil liberties; Judiciary; Supreme court; War crimes
Jurisdiction: Nepal

Interstate Application of Cyprus Against Turkey: Just Satisfaction Claims (March 13, 2015) by Theresa Papademetriou

On January 23, 2015, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, in ...

Topic: Human rights and civil liberties; International affairs; Judiciary
Jurisdiction: Cyprus; European Court of Human Rights; Turkey

Alimony Now Permitted for Gay Couples (March 09, 2015) by Eduardo Soares

On March 3, 2015, the Brazilian Superior Tribunal of Justice (Superior Tribunal de Justiça, STJ) unanimously ...

Topic: Civil law; Civil rights and liberties; Families ; Judiciary; LGBT rights; Marriage and family status
Jurisdiction: Brazil

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: July 30, 2015