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London Court Rejects Bid To Stop PM Boris Johnson’s Parliament Suspension

Britain’s Houses of Parliament in London. (Reuters)   London: London’s High Court on Friday rejected a legal challenge against British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s suspension of parliament before Brexit, but said it could still be taken to the Supreme Court for a final appeal. Johnson announced at the end of August that he would suspend parliament […]

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India, Maldives Sign Treaty On Mutual Legal Assistance In Criminal Matters

This is S Jaishankar’s first visit to the country since assuming the office in May.   Male: India and Maldives on Tuesday signed a treaty on mutual legal assistance in criminal matters as External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his Maldivian counterpart Abdulla Shahid discussed ongoing cooperation in various fields and ways to further strengthen the […]

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9,066 Cases Disposed Off By Lok Adalat In Jammu And Kashmir

The lok adalat was held under the patronage of Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court.   JAMMU: The National Legal Services Authority organised a lok adalat in all the courts across Jammu and Kashmir, disposing off over 9,000 cases, an official spokesman said on Saturday. The lok adalat was held under the patronage of […]

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Milkman Charged With Selling Adulterated Milk 40-Years Ago Acquitted

The milkman did not have license for selling the milk when sought by the food inspector New Delhi:  Facing legal ordeal for 40 years, a milkman booked for selling adulterated milk in 1979 and handed 6-months jail term with Rs. 1,000 fine, was finally acquitted by the Supreme Court on Wednesday. When an accused is […]

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9,066 Cases Disposed Off By Lok Adalat In Jammu And Kashmir

The lok adalat was held under the patronage of Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court. Jammu:  The National Legal Services Authority organised a lok adalat in all the courts across Jammu and Kashmir, disposing off over 9,000 cases, an official spokesman said on Saturday. The lok adalat was held under the patronage of […]

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What You Need To Know Before Filing for Bankruptcy

If you are drowning in debt and feel like there’s no relief, bankruptcy may offer the relief you seek. Due to the nature of bankruptcy, it is not the best option in all situations. Contacting an attorney can help you look at all your options to see if bankruptcy is right for you. Here’s a […]

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What Does a Parole Lawyer Do?

In the U.S. criminal justice system, most prisoners become eligible for parole at some point. Parole is a monitored release which gives the convicted person an opportunity to begin to reintegrate into society and spend time with their families. A parole lawyer Houston can greatly improve a person’s chances for being granted parole. Preparing for a Hearing […]

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The 411 On Getting Out of Jail Quickly

If you or someone you know is in jail, you want to get out as quickly as possible. No, escape is not really an option unless you really want to compound the situation. Being in jail is not a pleasant experience, especially if your arrest comes out of the blue. It might not be you, […]

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Ex-supreme court justice defends those who break assisted dying law

Lord Sumption’s lectures question whether courts and lawyers have over-expanded their role. Photograph: Richard Ansett/BBC A former supreme court justice has defended people who break the law on assisted dying but urged them to face up to the consequences of their actions. Delivering the opening speech of this year’s BBC Reith Lectures, Jonathan Sumption QC, […]

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Shame on the Home Office for using the tax form to target migrants

Home secretary Sajid Javid. Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA As today’s devastating exposé in the Guardian makes clear, something has gone fundamentally wrong with the Home Office’s treatment of skilled migrants. Under an obscure clause of the immigration rules as currently applied, if migrants who have been granted indefinite leave to remain make mistakes in their tax […]

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