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24 Feb 2023, 12:36 pm
In this case we function largely as detectives, hopefully more like Sherlock Holmes than Inspector Clouseau. [read post]
In the current case, the facts were different and a DNA test was not absolutely necessary (as noted above), so preventing a DNA test was hence, the right decision and a shrewd application of a crucial precedent. [read post]
24 Feb 2023, 8:23 am by Ana Popovich
Black History Month in the U.S. started as just a week to honor Black Americans’ contributions to society and civilization. [read post]
Seemingly drawing on an amicus brief filed by the Cyber Civil Rights Initiative, Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson suggested courts should place greater weight on Section 230(c)(2)’s language describing platform actions “taken in good faith” to moderate content—an interpretation that would limit the statute’s protections for platforms refusing to behave as responsible stewards. [read post]
24 Feb 2023, 6:41 am by
A victim of a felony has one year from the date of conviction to file a civil lawsuit against the offender, unless the event was a serious felony, in which case, the victim could have up to 10 years to file the lawsuit. [read post]
24 Feb 2023, 5:58 am by Lauren Van Metre
In the face of this clash between Russia’s autocracy and Ukraine’s democracy, civil society in Ukraine in the past year has undergone a large-scale shift from a primary focus on development, democracy, and advocacy for veterans and women’s rights, to an understandable emphasis on humanitarian operations. [read post]
24 Feb 2023, 5:25 am by Emma Snell
The sector is concerned that the measures will lead to a rollback of civil rights and an unchecked rightward political turn that will scare away investment and talent. [read post]
24 Feb 2023, 3:30 am by Suja A. Thomas
Although the United States based its constitutional right to a jury trial on the right in England, the right to a jury trial no longer exists in England in most civil cases including employment discrimination cases. [read post]
24 Feb 2023, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
At worst, it can provide fodder for cynics who believe that political power is only available to those who know the right pe [read post]
” In framing its decision as a return to long-standing Board precedent, the Board concluded “[t]oday’s decision…explains that simply offering employees a severance agreement that requires them to broadly give up their rights…[and] that the employer’s offer is itself an attempt to deter employees from exercising their statutory rights, at a time when employees may feel they must give up their rights in order to get the benefits… [read post]
23 Feb 2023, 4:05 pm by Lawrence Solum
  Here is the abstract: The privilege against self-incrimination is one of the most fundamental constitutional rights. [read post]
23 Feb 2023, 12:42 pm by Norman L. Eisen
The message included a link to a conspiracy theory about the vote count in Pennsylvania posted by the far-right newspaper Epoch Times. [read post]
23 Feb 2023, 12:38 pm by Tyler McBrien
  The United States will consider arms transfers on a case-by-case basis, taking into account the diversity of United States foreign policy and national security interests. [read post]
23 Feb 2023, 8:16 am by Amichai Cohen, Yuval Shany
These 10 points include:  1) enactment of Israel’s Declaration of Independence in a basic law; 2) completion of the Israeli bill of rights; 3) establishing a majority of 80 out of 120 members of Knesset for passing or amending basic laws; 4) requiring a super-majority of two-thirds of judges on the Supreme Court (and a quorum of at least 11 justices out of the 15 serving on the Court) for striking down Knesset legislation as unconstitutional); 5) establishing a court for… [read post]
23 Feb 2023, 7:56 am by Alex Phipps
These summaries will be added to Smith’s Criminal Case Compendium, a free and searchable database of case summaries from 2008 to the present. [read post]
23 Feb 2023, 7:07 am by Eleonora Rosati
The Court of Appeal also referred to this case in Lifestyle Equities v Amazon [2022] EWCA Civ 552 (see Volume 11), a case on targeting. [read post]