The Melbourne Police Service is pleased to announce the grand opening of its new headquarters, the Joseph Pellicano Law Enforcement Centre. A ceremony to celebrate this momentous occasion with members of our community and elected leaders will be held September 14 at 11 a.m. at 250 West NASA Boulevard (northeastRead More →

According to a report published Wednesday by Amnesty International, Iran and Turkey are violating international law by banning Afghan refugees from entering their country or sending them back against their will to live in danger under the Taliban dictatorship. Following the catastrophic US military withdrawal from Afghanistan in August 2021,Read More →

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Country the United States of AmericaUS Virgin IslandsU.S. Minor Outlying IslandsCanadaMexico, United Mexican StatesBahamas, Commonwealth ofCuba, Republic ofDominican RepublicHaiti, Republic ofJamaicaAfghanistanAlbania, People’s Socialist Republic ofAlgeria, People’s Democratic Republic ofAmerican SamoaAndorra, Principality ofAngola, Republic ofAnguillaAntarctica (the territory south of 60 degrees S)Antigua and BarbudaArgentina, Argentine RepublicArmeniaArubaAustralia, Commonwealth ofAustria, Republic ofAzerbaijan, RepublicRead More →

Debate around the proposed indigenous voice in parliament is heating up, with one side warning that it will be extremely powerful – encouraged by politicians whether they like it or not – while the other side has called the argument a ” “absurd”. The Albanian government insists that the Voice’sRead More →

Country the United States of AmericaUS Virgin IslandsU.S. Minor Outlying IslandsCanadaMexico, United Mexican StatesBahamas, Commonwealth ofCuba, Republic ofDominican RepublicHaiti, Republic ofJamaicaAfghanistanAlbania, People’s Socialist Republic ofAlgeria, People’s Democratic Republic ofAmerican SamoaAndorra, Principality ofAngola, Republic ofAnguillaAntarctica (the territory south of 60 degrees S)Antigua and BarbudaArgentina, Argentine RepublicArmeniaArubaAustralia, Commonwealth ofAustria, Republic ofAzerbaijan, RepublicRead More →

A former law enforcement officer from Chattanooga, Tennessee, was sentenced today to six years in prison and two years of supervised release for using excessive force against arrestees, the attorney general announced. Deputy Kristen Clarke of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, U.S. Attorney Francis M. Hamilton. III for theRead More →

August 26, 2022 – Following the Supreme Court’s recent decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, state legislatures have begun passing new laws targeting those who obtain and provide abortion services, as well as those who assist them. Some state laws impose criminal liability, and others may soon follow. And, ofRead More →

Sex offenses law tightened Spain: Clear consent required for sex 08/25/2022, 10:48 p.m. The Spanish parliament adopts the new law “Only yes means yes”. Any sexual intercourse without express consent is qualified as rape. “Intimidating” compliments and the dissemination of videos of a sexual nature are also punishable. In Spain,Read More →

Press release August 25, 2022 Wiley filed an amicus brief on behalf of eleven prominent constitutional law professors in support of a federal district court’s finding that key provisions of anti-immigration legislation enacted by the state of Florida are unconstitutional. Deposit City of South Miami vs. Florida in the UnitedRead More →

ISLAMABAD: A meeting of the Senate Interior Standing Committee was held here on Monday under the chairmanship of Senator Mohsin Aziz. The meeting began with deliberations on the Bill titled “Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2022”. The Minister of State for Law and Justice, Senator Shahadat Awan, informed the committee thatRead More →

Representatives from the Faulkner County Sheriff’s Office and the Conway Police Department discussed scams, fraud and other financial crime information with branch managers of First Security Bank in Van Buren and Faulkner counties . “We appreciate First Security Bank for the invitation,” FCSO spokeswoman Sherry Skaggs said. “We encourage everyoneRead More →

Representatives from the Faulkner County Sheriff’s Office and the Conway Police Department discussed scams, fraud and other financial crime information with First Security Bank branch managers in Faulkner and Van Buren counties . “We appreciate First Security Bank for the invitation,” FCSO spokeswoman Sherry Skaggs said. “We encourage everyone inRead More →

Constitutional law experts say new laws are needed to ensure all ministerial appointments are made public, highlighting the Governor General’s assumption that former Prime Minister Scott Morrison would disclose his co-control of five ministries. Governor General David Hurley, in a statement Wednesday, said it was not his responsibility to ensureRead More →

Here students are seen outside the Presidential Palace in Warsaw, Poland. The course allowed them to explore religion and its links to international law. This summer, Charles W. Powell and Emilia Justyna Powell taught a summer course abroad that invited students to learn about atrocities such as genocide and crimesRead More →

Calls to #DeleteFacebook echoed across social media last week after documents became public detailing how Meta provided Nebraska prosecutors with private messages from a 17-year-old who allegedly planned and performed a late abortion in April. On August 9, Meta published a statement claiming he received a valid legal warrant thatRead More →

“At a time when attention has focused on verifying former President Donald Trump’s role in the events of January 6e attack on the United States Capitol; his attempts to persuade Vice President Mike Pence not to certify electoral votes; his appeals to state officials to urge them to select alternativeRead More →

Maryland’s Republican gubernatorial candidate rushed to defend former President Donald Trump following the FBI’s search for documents stolen from Trump’s Florida residence and vowed to use the resources of the state of Maryland to ‘oppose’ the federal government if elected in November. Cox said on social media that he, asRead More →

Ukrainian forces are violating international law and endangering civilians by establishing bases in residential areas, including schools and hospitals, Amnesty International said Thursday. The defenders’ tactics “in no way justify Russia’s indiscriminate attacks”, the rights group said in a new report, and some Russian “war crimes”, notably in the cityRead More →

On today’s episode of The Confluence: Governor Wolf sues GOP-led Legislature over attempt to propose anti-abortion constitutional amendments(0:00 – 8:00) In Pennsylvania, GOP lawmakers are seeking to amend the state constitution to say whether there is a guaranteed right to abortion access and ban the use of public funds forRead More →

The University of Birmingham is delighted to announce that Professor Andrew Stockley has been appointed Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the College of Arts and Law. Professor Stockley, who is currently Executive Dean of City Law School and a member of the City, University of London leadership team at the UniversityRead More →

The Karnataka High Court has stated that criminal law cannot be enforced for the recovery of money paid under a contract unless the offense of cheating or even criminal breach of trust be established. A single bench of judges of Justice M Nagaprasanna granted the petition filed by a certainRead More →

Lawyers representing Archie Battersbee’s parents told Appeal Court judges that unless the withdrawal of his life-saving treatment is postponed, the court would be ‘complicit’ in a ‘flagrant breach of international law’ . Hollie Dance and Paul Battersbee filed a final petition with the United Nations (UN) Committee on the RightsRead More →

Following the arrest of Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Monday, Rajya Sabha witnessed a huge ruckus with opposition members waving slogans against the Centre. When opposition MPs continued to disrupt Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri as he answered question time, the House leader in Rajya Sabha Piyush Goyal claimedRead More →

Archie Battersbee Lawyers representing Archie Battersbee’s parents told Court of Appeal judges that unless the withdrawal of his life-saving treatment is postponed, the court will be ‘complicit’ in a ‘flagrant breach of international law’ . Hollie Dance and Paul Battersbee filed a final claim with the United Nations (UN) CommitteeRead More →