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Supreme Court decision has bearing on Corner Brook court proceedings

Western Star - ‎48 minutes ago‎
During what's known as plea day appearances in provincial court in Corner Brook on Tuesday Sparkes made reference to the R. v. Jordan decision on a few occasions as defence lawyers requested further postponements on matters that have already been ...

Splitting couples wait 12 months for court date

Irish Times - ‎11 hours ago‎
Applicants in the three court areas had already waited the statutory period of one year for separation, or four years for divorce, and had been through preliminary court procedures, in preparation for their contested cases, before their 52-week wait.

Proposed Dublin family court complex under threat from rezoning

Irish Times - ‎11 hours ago‎
A plan to rezone land in Dublin city centre could threaten the future of the planned family court complex on Hammond Lane, it has emerged.

Hedge funds' bond dispute heads to the High Court

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎5 hours ago‎
A group of hedge funds and investors are suing an Indian manufacturer in the London courts for forcing them to convert their bond holdings into shares after a "suspicious" spike in the stock price.
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Gov't handling of court system 'unacceptable,' says lawyer

CBC.ca - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
That decision is partly due to a recent Supreme Court decision, R. vs. Jordan, that stated provincial court trials should be completed in 18 months.

Lives “put on hold” by court delays, divorce solicitor says

Irish Times - ‎11 hours ago‎
The lives of couples seeking a divorce or separation are being “put on hold” by court delays, a leading family law solicitor has said.

Defence minister can appeal soldier's sex-assault acquittal, top court says

The Globe and Mail - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
The motion argued that the defence minister's involvement in court-martial cases violates the section of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms that guarantees prosecutorial independance and the right to a hearing by an independent and impartial ...
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Salman Khan Acquitted By Rajasthan High Court In 2 Poaching Cases

NDTV - ‎6 hours ago‎
Actor Salman Khan has been acquitted today in two poaching cases, with the Rajasthan High Court over-turning earlier verdicts that sentenced him to jail time.

Indian court tackles extrajudicial killings in Manipur

Aljazeera.com - ‎22 hours ago‎
They petitioned the Supreme Court in 2012 to set up a special investigation team to examine what they claim are extrajudicial killings of their loved ones.
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Ontario Court of Appeal overturns decision in Doberman euthanasia case

CBC.ca - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
A man who refused to turn over his aggressive Doberman pinscher to be euthanized was found in contempt of court Friday. In its ruling, Ontario's Court of Appeal sided with health authorities in finding Rob Szalas had defied the spirit of previous court ...
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'Abnormal' fetus: Supreme Court permits woman to terminate 24-week-old pregnancy

Times of India - ‎1 hour ago‎
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday allowed a rape survivor to terminate her 24-week-old pregnancy after she appealed to the court saying there was an abnormal growth in the fetus. Recommended By Colombia. The court had on Friday asked ...

Cliff Richard set for court battle with BBC after corporation rejects damages claim

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎14 hours ago‎
Cliff Richard set for court battle with BBC after corporation rejects damages claim. The BBC has rejected Sir Cliff Richard's claim for damages Credit: PA/Brian Lawless.

High court to rule on £7bn nuclear clean-up contract

Financial Times - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
Britain's Nuclear Decommissioning Authority is in the High Court this week for the final ruling in a long-running damages claim on a £7bn deal to clean up Britain's oldest nuclear power plants.

Court report

Port aux Basques Gulf News - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
Charges of forcible confinement and uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm have been withdrawn against John Pittman. Crown attorney Alaina Dwyer told the court the defendant in the case did not wish to proceed and due to the unlikeliness of ...
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Kansas court upholds death sentence for sheriff's killing

News1130 - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
This undated photo provided by the Samuels family shows Greenwood County Sheriff Matt Samuels. The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday, July 22, 2016, upheld the death sentence imposed against Scott Cheever, who fatally shot Samuels during a 2005 ...

Zimbabwe: Govt Slashes High Court Fees

AllAfrica.com - ‎4 hours ago‎
Government has slashed some High Court fees to promote access to justice for all in line with the country's thrust of improving the ease of doing business.
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Govt clears names of three judges as CJs of high courts

The Indian Express - ‎15 hours ago‎
After months of wait, the NDA government has cleared the appointment of Justice I A Ansari as Chief Justice of Patna High Court, Justice D B Bhosale as Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court and Justice S J Vazifdar as Chief Justice of Punjab & Haryana ...

Kerala media persons denied entry in court

gulfnews.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
Last week, lawyers were seen in a belligerent mood on court premises in Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram, and denied permission to media persons to report court proceedings. Lawyers also pasted a poster, 'No entry for fourth gender' on the windows of the ...
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Pregnant woman raped, stomped and strangled on way to work, court hears

The Guardian - ‎6 hours ago‎
Ryther was attacked that night as she walked to a shift at the Logan Central McDonald's where she worked, the crown prosecutor, Glen Cash, told the Brisbane supreme court. The bleeding 27-year-old was then dragged into the front yard of a nearby house.
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Queensland law does not allow for deaf jurors on trials, High Court hears

ABC Online - ‎3 hours ago‎
Queensland law makes no allowance for interpreters to be present in a jury room to assist a deaf juror, the High Court has been told.
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