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The judgement notes that FGM amounts to torture according to Article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights, Article 1 and 16 of the Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, Article 7 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and Article 37(a) of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. [read post]
17 Feb 2024, 7:47 am by Just Security
Hush-Money Case Dismissed, as Judge Gears Up for March Trial by Adam Klasfeld (@KlasfeldReports) A Guide to Thursday’s Hearing on Trump’s Motion to Dismiss Manhattan Prosecution by Norman L. [read post]
17 Feb 2024, 2:47 am by INFORRM
” The brief also cites international standards on freedom of expression, turning to the American Convention on Human Rights, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. [read post]
It also noted that Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is a signatory of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, which prohibits LGBTQ+ discrimination, meaning the country’s continued commitment to these laws is contrary to its international obligations. [read post]
16 Feb 2024, 12:30 pm by John Ross
Dissental: "By placing the onus on [plaintiff] to ground her right to compensation in a historical analogue—rather than requiring the City to establish some historically based exception to the compensation requirement—the panel flipped the burden that typically governs in cases involving individual rights. [read post]
16 Feb 2024, 10:29 am by Resnick Law Group, P.C.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) investigates alleged harassment that violates federal employment laws like the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. [read post]
16 Feb 2024, 6:05 am by Carrie DeCell
The Resolution sets out several ABA positions: First, the ABA joins U.N. special rapporteurs, civil society organizations, and others in urging a moratorium on the sale and use of “abusive commercial spyware” until an international regulatory framework that protects human rights can be put into place. [read post]
16 Feb 2024, 4:27 am by Allan Blutstein
Civil Liberties Union Immigrants’ Rights Project v. [read post]
16 Feb 2024, 4:10 am by SHG
Instead of saying “sorry,” and turning on his lights, McAlister informed the law firm’s name partner and civil rights lawyer, “You know you can be arrested for that. [read post]
15 Feb 2024, 2:56 pm
This process is called the “one-step application process” because it allows your spouse to obtain permanent residence without needing to return to their home country, and your spouse will have the right to work and travel while the application is pending as soon as they receive their work permit and advance parole document. [read post]
15 Feb 2024, 6:30 am by Guest Blogger
  Taft derived constitutional rights, not from custom alone, “but instead from a pragmatic calculation of economic incentives,” including rights to property and contract. [read post]
15 Feb 2024, 6:06 am by Madison Hunke
While this may be an appropriate approach in cases where forces lack the training or capabilities needed to effectively avoid civilian harm, it is unlikely to address the many other cases in which the problem is one of political will or lack of accountability. [read post]
15 Feb 2024, 3:00 am by Mayela Celis
The third section deals with questions of civil status and the solutions provided by the Spanish Civil Registry Law, with special attention to filiation in Private International Law from the perspective of the protection of fundamental rights and the respect for family life. [read post]
The court also observed that the necessary urgency to process criminal cases essentially translates to the neglect of civil cases. [read post]