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usaSupreme Court hears arguments on Oklahoma jurisdiction in ‘Indian territory’              

Source: Jurist

November 28, 2018

The US Supreme Court on Tuesday heard oral arguments in a case concerning an appeal of class action status and a capital case challenging Oklahoma’s jurisdiction over a crime committed in Native American territory. Leer el resto de esta entrada »

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Sri LankaSri Lanka Supreme Court overturns president’s decision to dissolve parliament            

Source: Jurist

November 14, 2018

The Supreme Court of Sri Lanka on Tuesday overturned the president’s decision to dissolve parliament and called for a halt in preparations for a snap election on January 5. Leer el resto de esta entrada »

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flag-of-ethiopiaEthiopia Supreme Court swears in first female head    

Source: Jurist

November 02, 2018

-Ethiopia-

Meaza Ashenafi, a prominent East African women’s rights activist, has been appointed President of Ethiopia’s Federal Supreme Court, becoming the court’s first female head. She has worked as a judge and legal adviser in Ethiopia since 1992. Leer el resto de esta entrada »

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derecho_01Supreme Court declines to hear net neutrality case      

Source: Jurist

November 5, 2018

-United States-

The Supreme Court declined Monday to review a 2016 case brought by various broadband service providers challenging Federal Communications Commission (FCC) net neutrality protections from the Obama era. Leer el resto de esta entrada »

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poloniaPoland: ICJ applauds Supreme Court’s defence of the rule of law          

Source: ICJ

August 21, 2018

The ICJ and its Polish Section (ICJ Poland) today expressed their support for the actions of the Supreme Court to defend the rule of law and the independence of the judiciary in Poland, including by recourse to the European Court of Justice (CJEU).

This happened in the face of repeated attack by political figures and authorities. Leer el resto de esta entrada »

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 usaWest Virginia House approves articles of impeachment for entire Supreme Court bench           

Source: Jurist

August 10, 2018

-United States-

The West Virginia House Judiciary Committee adopted articles of impeachment [draft, PDF] on Tuesday against all four justices remaining on the state’s Supreme Court of Appeals.

A West Virginia legislature statement [press release] outlines the 14 articles that were approved, including accusing all four justices of failing to “properly carry out the administrative duties of the court” and wasteful spending. Two were denied. Leer el resto de esta entrada »

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law1Supreme Court allows employers to prohibit class action suits in favor of arbitration  

Source: Jurist

May 21, 2018

-United States-

[JURIST] The US Supreme Court ruled Monday in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis [opinion, PDF] that arbitration clauses in employment contracts prohibiting class action lawsuits are legally enforceable. Leer el resto de esta entrada »