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usaSupreme Court declines to hear DACA case     

Source: Jurist

February 27, 2018

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[JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website] on Monday declined [order list, PDF] to hear an expedited appeal [JURIST report] of a ruling that blocked the Department of Justice (DOJ) from cancelling [JURIST Report] the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Leer el resto de esta entrada »

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derecho_02Supreme Court holds detained immigrants have no right to periodic bond hearings  

Source: Jurist

February 27, 2018

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[JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website] on Tuesday held 5-3 [opinion, PDF] that Chapter 12 of Title 8 of the US Code [text, PDF] does not afford detained immigrants, including permanent residents, “the right to periodic bond hearings” and that the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit [official website] misapplied the canon of constitutional avoidance [Cornell LII backgrounder] in imposing an implicit six-month time limit on an alien’s detention under chapter 12. Leer el resto de esta entrada »

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usaSupreme Court rejects victims’ claims to collect damages from Iran   

Source: Jurist

February 22, 2018

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 [JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website] on Wednesday declined to allow [opinion, PDF] victims of a terrorist attack to collect damages from Iran through attaching government property present in the US. Leer el resto de esta entrada »

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IMG_0893India Supreme Court to reconsider law criminalizing homosexuality

Source: Jurist
January 8, 2018

[JURIST] The Supreme Court of India [official website] agreed [order, PDF] Monday to re-examine Section 377 [JURIST op-ed], which criminalizes sex between people of the same sex.

In its order, the court noted that, “social morality also changes from age to age,” and that it is necessary for the law to be separate from those changes to uphold the rights guaranteed by India’s constitution.
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