Another NRL star has been arrested and charged with cocaine possession after failing to comply with a directive to ‘move on’. Warriors player Reece Walsh was arrested at a party on the Gold Coast’s Surfers Paradise party strip. The 19-year-old, who was born on the Gold Coast, admitted to using
LOS ANGELES, October 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Video Link: Aaron Spolin Analyzes the SB 775 Attorney Aaron Spolin of Spolin Law PC analyzes Criminal Law Bill SB 775, signed by Governor Gavin Newsom yesterday. (PRNewsfoto/Spolin Law PC) After spending months in the California state legislature, Senate Bill 775 was just
Baylor Law Hosts Another Successful Criminal Law Boot Camp Baylor Law’s unique Bootcamp exposes students to the legal, practical and ethical challenges facing prosecutors and defense attorneys in criminal practice in Texas Professor Richard Alpert, far left, with students and instructors of Baylor Law’s Ninth Criminal Law Boot Camp WACO
JURIST EXCLUSIVE – Law students and lawyers in Afghanistan file reports with JURIST on the situation there after Kabul fell to the Taliban. Here, a law student in Kabul offers his latest observations and insights. For confidentiality and security reasons, we withhold his name and institutional affiliation. The text has
To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. As American industry shifts toward better rebuilding in the face of a continuing pandemic, the senses. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., introduced the False Claims Amendment Act of 2021, proposing revisions
Australia: Being armed with intent in NSW September 22, 2021 through Lamont Law To print this article, simply register or connect to Mondaq.com. The offense of being armed with intent to commit a criminal act There is a universal belief that citizens should have no fear when participating in their
Rubash Conference 202112:30 p.m. September 14, Teplitz Memorial Moot Courtroom or on Zoom Pitt Law and the Pitt School of Social Work will co-host the 2021 Rubash Conference. This year’s conference will feature Pitt Law alumnus Francine Donnorummo (JD ’92), head of the Special Victims Unit for the 20th Judicial
RESERVING ITS ORDER on a plea from the Central Bureau of Investigation in the INX Media case, the Delhi High Court told the agency on Friday that it could not continue to investigate the cheating and bribery case at leisure while abstaining from the accused – Congress leader P Chidambaram,
To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. A Sydney anti-lockdown protester accused of punching a police horse has been released on bail after video footage of the incident emerged. Kristian Pulkownik was forced to spend three weeks in detention before
Several sections of an article co-authored by Balraj Chauhan, a member of the Home Office’s Committee for Criminal Law Reforms, are plagiarized. The article, titled “Good Governance: Search for Accountability Mechanism”, was published in the Indian Journal of Public Administration in October 2011. Chauhan was vice-chancellor of the National Dharmashastra
Former President Jacob Zuma is engaged in a last-ditch effort to stay out of jail to serve the 15-month sentence he received for contempt, for failing to appear before the state capture inquiry and answered the questions. FILE: Former President Jacob Zuma. Photo: Abigail Javier/Eyewitness News CAPE TOWN — The
NNA | Update: June 23, 2021 10:35 a.m. STI Bombay (Maharashtra) [India]June 23 (ANI/BusinessWire India): SVKM’s NMIMS, reputed to be a university, one of India’s leading educational institutions with a 40-year legacy of academic excellence, has introduced criminal law as a new majoring in his Master of Laws (LL.M.) at
Bombay (Maharashtra) [India]June 23 (ANI/BusinessWire India): SVKM’s NMIMS, reputed to be a university, one of India’s leading educational institutions with a 40-year legacy of academic excellence, has introduced criminal law as a new majoring in his Master of Laws (LL.M.) at Kirit P. Mehta School of Law (KPMSOL) in Mumbai.
The Supreme Court on Monday issued a near unanimous decision regarding federal criminal law proceedings. In Greer v. United States, the defendant, Gregory Greer, argued that he could not be convicted of being unlawfully in possession of a firearm as a convicted felon because the The prosecution failed to prove
In previous articles, I have argued that legal conventions form de facto common law and that de facto common law remedies many shortcomings of our statutory criminal law system. Despite these criminal law conventions, however, significant problems of over-criminalization remain. Generally speaking, problems of over-criminalization arise in areas of criminal
In this article, I want to explore in more depth two characteristics of criminal law conventions: custom and obligation. There are two main theories of the common law. The predominant theory today, influenced by realistic jurists, is that the common law is a form of jurisprudential law, that is, judges
Argument analysis By Evan Lee April 21, 2021 at 8:01 p.m. Jeffrey Fisher, joined by students from the Supreme Court Litigation Clinic at Stanford, pleads on behalf of Michael Gary (Art Lien) If there was a dominant theme in Tuesday’s pleadings in Greer v. United States and United States v.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles’ new chief prosecutor, a reformer, said Friday it’s time to remove young offenders from California’s harsh career criminal law, which can significantly extend their prison sentences. later in life. District Attorney George Gascón, who heads the nation’s largest prosecutors’ office, backed pending legislation that
Saturday, February 27, 2021 On December 26, 2020, the twenty-fourth meeting of the Standing Committee of the 13th National People’s Congress of China voted to adopt “Amendment to the Criminal Law of the People’s Republic of China (11)” (中华人民共和国 刑法修正案 （十一）), which will come into force on March 1, 2021.
How do you explain deterrence and the presumption of innocence to children? Peter Sankoff, a law professor at the University of Alberta, and his 11-year-old daughter, Penny, addressed these complex conversations in a family podcast. It’s called Translating Criminal Law: G-rated The duo recorded 10 episodes in their Edmonton, Alta.
Zoe Berg, photo editor On February 18, the Yale Cyber Leadership Forum hosted a virtual discussion titled “Criminal Law Enforcement Across National Borders.” The session, open to the general public on Zoom, was the second of seven bi-weekly Thursday webinars this semester designed to bridge the gap between the legal,
As far as areas of law are concerned, criminal law often occupies an important place. What the public understands, however, only scratches the surface of the depth of the subject. At Georgia State College of Law, dedicated faculty and a variety of foundational and specialized courses encourage students to explore
Tuesday, December 29, 2020 On December 26, 2020, the twenty-fourth meeting of the Standing Committee of the 13th National People’s Congress of China voted to adopt “Amendment to the Criminal Law of the People’s Republic of China (11)” (中华人民共和国 刑法修正案 （十一）), which will come into force on March 1, 2021.
Credit: Martha Stewart Christopher Lewis, a political philosopher and specialist in the criminal legal system, has been appointed assistant professor of law at Harvard Law School, effective January 1. Lewis’s research explores how law, particularly criminal law, can be administered more fairly in response to social and economic inequality in
Baylor Law Hosts Second Criminal Law Boot Camp of 2020 Adjunct Professor Richard Alpert addresses students during the October Criminal Law Boot Camp at Baylor Law WACO- The second Criminal Law Boot Camp of 2020 offered an intense introduction to the criminal practice of the State of Texas taught by
People across the country continue to mourn the death of United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, with a particular focus on her groundbreaking work on gender equality. GBH News host Henry Santoro spoke with Daniel Medwed, a law professor at Northeastern University and GBH News legal analyst, about
Criminal law changes, including banning FGM, are underway to achieve equality, Sudan’s justice minister said. Sudan has approved sweeping amendments to its criminal law, including the repeal of the death penalty for apostasy as well as the removal of the requirement of wpresage need permits from male family members to
Growing up, Georgia State law professor Russell D. Covey never imagined himself becoming a lawyer. The idea only came to him while attending graduate school in political philosophy at Princeton University. Political philosophy can get quite esoteric, and Covey was looking for a career that would be filled with hands-on,
According to studies, 1 in 3 Americans age 18 and older have a criminal record. These cases can have serious repercussions on the lives of those who have been arrested or convicted. Having a criminal record can complicate your personal, professional and family life. Criminal convictions can prevent you from
Canada: Coronavirus and criminal law: what you need to know March 24, 2020 Borden Ladner Gervais LLP To print this article, simply register or connect to Mondaq.com. We are undoubtedly living in uncertain times. Outside of Canada, closures, closures, travel restrictions and bans on government-ordered gatherings and human-to-human contact are
Brae Lewis, 17, and his girlfriend, Kyesha Finemore, 15, have had a tumultuous relationship involving frequent arguments and even physical abuse. But one fateful day in May 2016, the level of violence rose to a whole new level. During an argument, Brae doused his partner with gasoline before “snapping” a
In an article recently published in the North West Law Review titled “Democratizing Criminal Law as an Abolitionist Project,” Penn Law professor Dorothy Roberts presents an alternative vision of criminal justice. According to Dorothy Roberts, an expert on race, gender and the law, making the criminal justice system
It can be difficult to find the courage to make an objection in court or to cross-examine a witness on a first attempt. So, if you’re considering pursuing a career in criminal law, experts recommend getting as much trial experience as possible while in law school. Yosha Gunasekera, a University