The Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (“RICO”) Act was enacted in 1970. Although RICO provides both civil remedies and criminal penalties, the number of RICO civil claims far exceeds the number of RICO criminal cases filed each year. RICO provides civil action against persons engaged in a “pattern of racketeeringRead More →

BELEN — Nearly two dozen county residents turned up in person Saturday night at Belen City Hall to interview local law enforcement officials and prosecutors about crime issues in their communities, while which many were watching from home via Facebook Live. Valencia County Commissioner Joseph Bizzell asked if the agenciesRead More →

As criminal investigations and prosecutions become increasingly transnational, more Commonwealth prosecutions rely on the assistance of overseas law enforcement agencies. The international work of the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions (CDPP), which primarily relates to extradition and mutual assistance, is coordinated by the International Assistance and Specialist Agencies Practice GroupRead More →

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) government’s proposed reforms to the criminal justice system have become a major bone of contention between the federal government and the legal community, with both sides issuing strong statements on Thursday. Ministry of Justice amendments to the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC), Qanoon-i-Shahadat (Evidence Act), Pakistan PenalRead More →

DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Friday January 14 Suspicious vehicle, Second Avenue W, Evansville. Help another agency, Interstate 94. Public Assistance, North Nelson Street, Nelson. Suspicious vehicle, vehicle parked oddly in driveway, County Road 1 NW, Evansville. Public Assistance, Mud Lake Lane SW. Public Assistance, Central Avenue S, Kensington. Fraud, receivedRead More →

Speech by Prime Minister Imran Khan at an event on criminal law and justice reforms in Islamabad, January 27, 2021. — Facebook The Prime Minister asserts that the effective administration of justice is the responsibility of the state. Says previous governments didn’t think about reforming century-old laws. “For the firstRead More →

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday called the effective dispensation of justice a state responsibility, saying the government’s reforms in civil and criminal procedure codes would ensure faster justice. Addressing an event regarding criminal law and justice reforms in Islamabad, the prime minister said the massive changes would help revolutionizeRead More →

ROMNEY, W.Va. — Eight area residents, including two former Mineral County deputy sheriffs and an Allegany County EMS official, have been charged with hunting crimes that span three Virginia counties- Western and part of Maryland. West Virginia Natural Resources Police Lt. Timothy L. White said Tuesday that 223 charges involvingRead More →

TOPEKA — Supporters of Kansas House legislation banning no-knock search warrants by law enforcement sparked outrage and rebukes Monday from lawmakers with professional experience as investigators, attorneys and judges in the Kansas. Representative Brett Fairchild, a Republican from St. John, joined his Republican and Democratic peers in the House toRead More →

Law enforcement agencies in Upper Arlington, Grove City, Hillard and Obetz will also receive funding for body camera programs. Columbus, Ohio- Editor’s note: The distribution of funds provided to law enforcement agencies presented in this article has been updated. The original numbers provided by Gov. Mike DeWine’s office were incorrect.Read More →

Dozens of people lined up outside the Sea Point pools on Saturday. Record temperatures are expected in Cape Town and other parts of the Western Cape on Saturday. Law enforcement will patrol swimming pools and beaches. Authorities have warned people that drinking alcohol on the beaches is prohibited. Law enforcementRead More →

Renowned criminal lawyer Rebecca M John, senior counsel, has criticized the trial court judgment which acquitted Bishop Franco Mulakkal in the nun’s rape case. She called the judgment a “travesty”, which “put the victim on trial instead of the accused”, “overturned criminal law jurisprudence” and “completely ignored the law ofRead More →

The FBI is conducting “court-authorized law enforcement activity” at the home of Representative Henry Cuellar in Laredo, Texas, the agency confirmed in a brief statement Wednesday. Cuellar’s office said in a statement that it “will cooperate fully with any investigation.” He is committed to ensuring that justice and the lawRead More →

It’s unclear why the Texas Democrat is under investigation. January 20, 2022, 4:28 p.m. • 2 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article Democratic Texas Rep. Henry Cuellar’s Laredo home and campaign office were the subject of FBI activity Wednesday night, according to an FBI spokesperson. “The FBIRead More →

President Biden’s decision to use executive branch action to deliver a racial justice overhaul of the nation’s policing policies is drawing protests and threats of lawsuits from law enforcement officials. Brandon Judd, chairman of the National Border Patrol Council, promised legal action if Mr Biden unilaterally strips police of qualifiedRead More →

The Maricopa County Sheriff’s District 7 Office in Fountain Hills reported that deputies responded to a spate of vehicle break-ins during the week of Thursday, Jan. 6, through Wednesday, Jan. 12. Here is a report of all the incidents they responded to. * On Thursday January 6, deputies responded toRead More →

“It was absolute acknowledgment that this was a violent attack on the Jewish community,” said Nathan Diament, executive director of public policy at the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations in America, which hosted the meeting. ‘call. Attorney General Merrick Garland, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and White House officials madeRead More →

Prominent women’s organisations, including the National Federation of Indian Women and the Association of Democratic Women of India, have criticized the National Commission for Women (NCW) for “not recognizing” their “crucial role” in the elaboration of the “discourse on women and the law”. by not inviting them to its onlineRead More →

Tribune press service Patiala, January 17 The Rajiv Gandhi National Law University (RGNUL) today launched a seven-day capacity building program on Critical Criminal Law. Officials said it was done with the aim of exploring unconventional paradigms essential to deconstructing criminal law, improving the knowledge, skills and performance of researchers andRead More →

It has been announced that property experts from international law firm Gowling WLG are advising Lincoln MGT on the £750million regeneration of Station Hill in Reading. Lincoln MGT, a joint venture between Lincoln Property Company and MGT Investment Management, aims to deliver a transformational mixed-use development for Reading and theRead More →

It has been announced that property experts from international law firm Gowling WLG are advising Lincoln MGT on the £750million regeneration of Station Hill in Reading. Lincoln MGT, a joint venture between Lincoln Property Company and MGT Investment Management, aims to deliver a transformational mixed-use development for Reading and theRead More →

The World Bank estimates that without radical and concerted efforts to slow climate change, 216 million people will be internally displaced by 2050 This article from Daniel L. Huizenga, University of Toronto originally appeared on Conversation and is published here with permission. When hurricanes Eta and Iota swept through CentralRead More →

The Delhi High Court told the Center on Thursday that it would continue to hear petitions challenging the statutory exception that protects men who have forced non-consensual sex with their wives from criminal prosecution, and would not wait until the ongoing government process to initiate criminal law reform. “The thingRead More →

New Delhi [India], Jan 14 (ANI/BusinessWire India): The need for encryption was highlighted by some of India’s top cybersecurity experts and former law enforcement officials during the launch of the joint study by The Dialogue and DeepStrat on national security implications of weakening encryption, released at an event held onRead More →

When hurricanes Eta and Iota swept through Central America in November 2020, they flooded cities and towns, caused catastrophic losses in the agricultural sector and contributed to food insecurity. In all, 4.7 million Hondurans have been affected, and tens of thousands decided to leave, forming migrant caravans in a desperateRead More →

Families Respond to LAUSD Delaying Vaccination Mandate Enforcement for Students FOX 11’s Susan Hirasuna spoke with parents after learning that LAUSD would be delaying enforcement of the COVID-19 vaccine mandate. LOS ANGELES – Twenty school law enforcement officers are suing Los Angeles Unified, alleging they were wrongfully terminated or faceRead More →

A major report on “India and International Law” by the Parliamentary External Affairs Committee was recently presented to the Lok Sabha. Among other things, the report examines how Indian courts have dealt with international law. The committee observed that India follows the principle of “dualism”, ie international law is notRead More →