Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: Executive power http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?home The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can search previous news by searching the archive. en-us Global Legal Monitor: Israel: Court Upholds Government Decision to Release Convicted Palestinians http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403679_text Executive power; Terrorism - On August 11, 2013, the Israeli High Court of Justice rejected a petition by Almagor, Israel's Association of Victims of Terrorism, and by members of victims' families to void a governmental decision to release Palestinian... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 27 Aug 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403679_text Global Legal Monitor: European Union; Lithuania: Lithuania in Charge of European Council Presidency http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403637_text Executive power - On August 11, 2013, the Israeli High Court of Justice rejected a petition by Almagor, Israel's Association of Victims of Terrorism, and by members of victims' families to void a governmental decision to release Palestinian On July 1, 2013, Lithuania assumed the rotating Presidency of the European Council for the first time. There is an ambitious agenda to achieve a number of objectives during the six-month period of the Presidency. Highlights... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 12 Jul 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403637_text Global Legal Monitor: European Union: Ireland Holds the Presidency of the European Council http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403472_text Executive power - On August 11, 2013, the Israeli High Court of Justice rejected a petition by Almagor, Israel's Association of Victims of Terrorism, and by members of victims' families to void a governmental decision to release Palestinian On July 1, 2013, Lithuania assumed the rotating Presidency of the European Council for the first time. There is an ambitious agenda to achieve a number of objectives during the six-month period of the Presidency. Highlights On January 1, 2013, Ireland assumed the Presidency of the European Council, a postion that rotates among the European Union (EU) Member States every six months. This is the seventh time that Ireland has held the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 31 Jan 2013 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403472_text Global Legal Monitor: Kenya: President Vetoes Major Legislation http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403232_text Executive power - On August 11, 2013, the Israeli High Court of Justice rejected a petition by Almagor, Israel's Association of Victims of Terrorism, and by members of victims' families to void a governmental decision to release Palestinian On July 1, 2013, Lithuania assumed the rotating Presidency of the European Council for the first time. There is an ambitious agenda to achieve a number of objectives during the six-month period of the Presidency. Highlights On January 1, 2013, Ireland assumed the Presidency of the European Council, a postion that rotates among the European Union (EU) Member States every six months. This is the seventh time that Ireland has held the On June 25, 2012, Mwai Kibaki, President of Kenya, vetoed the Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2012 (34 KENYA GAZETTE SUPPLEMENT (May 2, 2012)), which the National Assembly had adopted on June 21. Kibaki argued... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 12 Jul 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403232_text Global Legal Monitor: Morocco: New Law to Allow Prime Minister to Select Political Appointees http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403139_text Executive power - On August 11, 2013, the Israeli High Court of Justice rejected a petition by Almagor, Israel's Association of Victims of Terrorism, and by members of victims' families to void a governmental decision to release Palestinian On July 1, 2013, Lithuania assumed the rotating Presidency of the European Council for the first time. There is an ambitious agenda to achieve a number of objectives during the six-month period of the Presidency. Highlights On January 1, 2013, Ireland assumed the Presidency of the European Council, a postion that rotates among the European Union (EU) Member States every six months. This is the seventh time that Ireland has held the On June 25, 2012, Mwai Kibaki, President of Kenya, vetoed the Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2012 (34 KENYA GAZETTE SUPPLEMENT (May 2, 2012)), which the National Assembly had adopted on June 21. Kibaki argued On May 8, 2012, the Moroccan Parliament approved a new law that grants the Prime Minister the right to hire the vast majority of public officials in the kingdom. Under the new law, the Prime Minister... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 10 May 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403139_text Global Legal Monitor: Nigeria: House of Representatives to Consider Legislation on Appointment of Ministers http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402880_text Executive power - On August 11, 2013, the Israeli High Court of Justice rejected a petition by Almagor, Israel's Association of Victims of Terrorism, and by members of victims' families to void a governmental decision to release Palestinian On July 1, 2013, Lithuania assumed the rotating Presidency of the European Council for the first time. There is an ambitious agenda to achieve a number of objectives during the six-month period of the Presidency. Highlights On January 1, 2013, Ireland assumed the Presidency of the European Council, a postion that rotates among the European Union (EU) Member States every six months. This is the seventh time that Ireland has held the On June 25, 2012, Mwai Kibaki, President of Kenya, vetoed the Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2012 (34 KENYA GAZETTE SUPPLEMENT (May 2, 2012)), which the National Assembly had adopted on June 21. Kibaki argued On May 8, 2012, the Moroccan Parliament approved a new law that grants the Prime Minister the right to hire the vast majority of public officials in the kingdom. Under the new law, the Prime Minister On November 8, 2011, it was reported that the lower house of Nigeria's National Assembly will review legislation, the Confirmation of Ministerial Nominees (Procedure) Bill, 2011, aimed at compelling the President to clearly state the specific... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 14 Nov 2011 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402880_text Global Legal Monitor: Germany: Intelligence May Not Be Kept from Parliament http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401472_text Executive power - On August 11, 2013, the Israeli High Court of Justice rejected a petition by Almagor, Israel's Association of Victims of Terrorism, and by members of victims' families to void a governmental decision to release Palestinian On July 1, 2013, Lithuania assumed the rotating Presidency of the European Council for the first time. There is an ambitious agenda to achieve a number of objectives during the six-month period of the Presidency. Highlights On January 1, 2013, Ireland assumed the Presidency of the European Council, a postion that rotates among the European Union (EU) Member States every six months. This is the seventh time that Ireland has held the On June 25, 2012, Mwai Kibaki, President of Kenya, vetoed the Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2012 (34 KENYA GAZETTE SUPPLEMENT (May 2, 2012)), which the National Assembly had adopted on June 21. Kibaki argued On May 8, 2012, the Moroccan Parliament approved a new law that grants the Prime Minister the right to hire the vast majority of public officials in the kingdom. Under the new law, the Prime Minister On November 8, 2011, it was reported that the lower house of Nigeria's National Assembly will review legislation, the Confirmation of Ministerial Nominees (Procedure) Bill, 2011, aimed at compelling the President to clearly state the specific On July 30, 2009, the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany ruled that the government intelligence service (BND) may not withhold information from the legislature, unless there is a good cause presented in a detailed explanation. (Federal... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 05 Aug 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401472_text Global Legal Monitor: Venezuela: Consolidation of Administrative Powers in Executive Branch http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401454_text Executive power - On August 11, 2013, the Israeli High Court of Justice rejected a petition by Almagor, Israel's Association of Victims of Terrorism, and by members of victims' families to void a governmental decision to release Palestinian On July 1, 2013, Lithuania assumed the rotating Presidency of the European Council for the first time. There is an ambitious agenda to achieve a number of objectives during the six-month period of the Presidency. Highlights On January 1, 2013, Ireland assumed the Presidency of the European Council, a postion that rotates among the European Union (EU) Member States every six months. This is the seventh time that Ireland has held the On June 25, 2012, Mwai Kibaki, President of Kenya, vetoed the Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2012 (34 KENYA GAZETTE SUPPLEMENT (May 2, 2012)), which the National Assembly had adopted on June 21. Kibaki argued On May 8, 2012, the Moroccan Parliament approved a new law that grants the Prime Minister the right to hire the vast majority of public officials in the kingdom. Under the new law, the Prime Minister On November 8, 2011, it was reported that the lower house of Nigeria's National Assembly will review legislation, the Confirmation of Ministerial Nominees (Procedure) Bill, 2011, aimed at compelling the President to clearly state the specific On July 30, 2009, the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany ruled that the government intelligence service (BND) may not withhold information from the legislature, unless there is a good cause presented in a detailed explanation. (Federal A new law issued on March 17, 2009, amends Venezuela's Organic Law on the Decentralization, Delimitation, and Transference of Competencies of the Public Power that was published on August 14, 2003. The amendments allow the transference... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 27 Jul 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401454_text Global Legal Monitor: Honduras: Supreme Court Communiqué on Replacement of President http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401419_text Executive power - On August 11, 2013, the Israeli High Court of Justice rejected a petition by Almagor, Israel's Association of Victims of Terrorism, and by members of victims' families to void a governmental decision to release Palestinian On July 1, 2013, Lithuania assumed the rotating Presidency of the European Council for the first time. There is an ambitious agenda to achieve a number of objectives during the six-month period of the Presidency. Highlights On January 1, 2013, Ireland assumed the Presidency of the European Council, a postion that rotates among the European Union (EU) Member States every six months. This is the seventh time that Ireland has held the On June 25, 2012, Mwai Kibaki, President of Kenya, vetoed the Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2012 (34 KENYA GAZETTE SUPPLEMENT (May 2, 2012)), which the National Assembly had adopted on June 21. Kibaki argued On May 8, 2012, the Moroccan Parliament approved a new law that grants the Prime Minister the right to hire the vast majority of public officials in the kingdom. Under the new law, the Prime Minister On November 8, 2011, it was reported that the lower house of Nigeria's National Assembly will review legislation, the Confirmation of Ministerial Nominees (Procedure) Bill, 2011, aimed at compelling the President to clearly state the specific On July 30, 2009, the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany ruled that the government intelligence service (BND) may not withhold information from the legislature, unless there is a good cause presented in a detailed explanation. (Federal A new law issued on March 17, 2009, amends Venezuela's Organic Law on the Decentralization, Delimitation, and Transference of Competencies of the Public Power that was published on August 14, 2003. The amendments allow the transference The Honduran Supreme Court of Justice (SCJ) issued an undated special communique on the subject of the removal of President Jos; Manuel Zelaya Rosales from the executive branch. (Honduran Supreme Court Details Reasons for Zelaya's 'Constitutional... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 09 Jul 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401419_text Global Legal Monitor: United States: Federal Court Rules State Secrets Privilege No Bar to Bringing Complaint http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401276_text Executive power - On August 11, 2013, the Israeli High Court of Justice rejected a petition by Almagor, Israel's Association of Victims of Terrorism, and by members of victims' families to void a governmental decision to release Palestinian On July 1, 2013, Lithuania assumed the rotating Presidency of the European Council for the first time. There is an ambitious agenda to achieve a number of objectives during the six-month period of the Presidency. Highlights On January 1, 2013, Ireland assumed the Presidency of the European Council, a postion that rotates among the European Union (EU) Member States every six months. This is the seventh time that Ireland has held the On June 25, 2012, Mwai Kibaki, President of Kenya, vetoed the Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2012 (34 KENYA GAZETTE SUPPLEMENT (May 2, 2012)), which the National Assembly had adopted on June 21. Kibaki argued On May 8, 2012, the Moroccan Parliament approved a new law that grants the Prime Minister the right to hire the vast majority of public officials in the kingdom. Under the new law, the Prime Minister On November 8, 2011, it was reported that the lower house of Nigeria's National Assembly will review legislation, the Confirmation of Ministerial Nominees (Procedure) Bill, 2011, aimed at compelling the President to clearly state the specific On July 30, 2009, the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany ruled that the government intelligence service (BND) may not withhold information from the legislature, unless there is a good cause presented in a detailed explanation. (Federal A new law issued on March 17, 2009, amends Venezuela's Organic Law on the Decentralization, Delimitation, and Transference of Competencies of the Public Power that was published on August 14, 2003. The amendments allow the transference The Honduran Supreme Court of Justice (SCJ) issued an undated special communique on the subject of the removal of President Jos; Manuel Zelaya Rosales from the executive branch. (Honduran Supreme Court Details Reasons for Zelaya's 'Constitutional On April 28, 2009, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that the state secrets privilege, which the U.S. Government has used to seek dismissal of cases involving secret government conduct, does not... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 08 May 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401276_text Global Legal Monitor: Nigeria: Law on Annual Presidential State of the Nation Address http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401031_text Executive power - On August 11, 2013, the Israeli High Court of Justice rejected a petition by Almagor, Israel's Association of Victims of Terrorism, and by members of victims' families to void a governmental decision to release Palestinian On July 1, 2013, Lithuania assumed the rotating Presidency of the European Council for the first time. There is an ambitious agenda to achieve a number of objectives during the six-month period of the Presidency. Highlights On January 1, 2013, Ireland assumed the Presidency of the European Council, a postion that rotates among the European Union (EU) Member States every six months. This is the seventh time that Ireland has held the On June 25, 2012, Mwai Kibaki, President of Kenya, vetoed the Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2012 (34 KENYA GAZETTE SUPPLEMENT (May 2, 2012)), which the National Assembly had adopted on June 21. Kibaki argued On May 8, 2012, the Moroccan Parliament approved a new law that grants the Prime Minister the right to hire the vast majority of public officials in the kingdom. Under the new law, the Prime Minister On November 8, 2011, it was reported that the lower house of Nigeria's National Assembly will review legislation, the Confirmation of Ministerial Nominees (Procedure) Bill, 2011, aimed at compelling the President to clearly state the specific On July 30, 2009, the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany ruled that the government intelligence service (BND) may not withhold information from the legislature, unless there is a good cause presented in a detailed explanation. (Federal A new law issued on March 17, 2009, amends Venezuela's Organic Law on the Decentralization, Delimitation, and Transference of Competencies of the Public Power that was published on August 14, 2003. The amendments allow the transference The Honduran Supreme Court of Justice (SCJ) issued an undated special communique on the subject of the removal of President Jos; Manuel Zelaya Rosales from the executive branch. (Honduran Supreme Court Details Reasons for Zelaya's 'Constitutional On April 28, 2009, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that the state secrets privilege, which the U.S. Government has used to seek dismissal of cases involving secret government conduct, does not On February 19, 2009, the Nigerian Senate approved the Bill for an Act to Enshrine an Annual State of the Nation Address and Other Matters Concerned. The new legislation would compel the President of Nigeria to... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 20 Feb 2009 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401031_text