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12 Jul 2012, 11:00 am by Brien Roche
A Tort Is A Civil Wrong That Is Not Based On A Contract from Safety and Health ReporterA tort is simply a civil wrong that is not based upon a contract. [read post]
24 Mar 2011, 9:13 am
The Supreme Court of Canada has decided to take on an appeal over a pivotal Quebec case involving the right of unmarried couples to sue for alimony after a breakup.The top court will resolve the question of whether the s. 15 Charter rights of de facto spouses in Quebec are being trampled on because the province’s Civil Code fails to provide the right to “support, partition of family patrimony, protection of family residence partnership of… [read post]
25 Mar 2016, 4:20 am by Howard Friedman
But having become a major, he is free to exercise his right of freedom to religion and he chose Christianity.The NRD had insisted on a letter of release from a Syariah Court, but the High Court concluded that the man's constitutionally protected religious freedom rights entitled him to obtain relief from a civil court. [read post]
24 May 2024, 4:00 am by Ally Kvidt
Justice Kavanagh wrote for the majority stating that “In civil forfeiture cases, the Due Process Clause requires a timely forfeiture hearing, but does not require a separate preliminary hearing. [read post]
17 Oct 2007, 8:21 am
" Ted Shaw *"It had been a long road... for civil rights litigation. [read post]
28 Mar 2019, 9:00 am
’” The civil rights icon passed away in 1986, but his strength and determination must not be forgotten. [read post]
23 May 2022, 7:24 am by Kyle Persaud
For further information on the different standards for civil and criminal cases, read my blog post, “Civil Law vs. [read post]
19 Aug 2023, 9:28 am by Jonathan Rosenfeld
In civil trials, the jury may determine liability and the amount of damage Right to An Attorney in Criminal Cases In criminal cases, the defendant has the right to an attorney. [read post]
24 Sep 2010, 8:10 am by Chuck Peterson
 This week I had to write that "sorry, but I cannot take your civil rights case" letter to a man who had been badly assaulted in prison. [read post]
17 Nov 2018, 4:58 am by David E. Bernstein
Meanwhile, the left in general has become less interested in, and in some cases opposed to, freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and the rights of the accused. [read post]
9 Oct 2023, 11:37 am by Justin Cole
On Oct. 10 and 11, the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, will hold public hearings on a case alleging that the Syrian government has repeatedly committed flagrant violations of international law since the beginning of its ongoing civil war. [read post]
29 Jun 2010, 12:55 pm
New Jersey Law Journal28 June 2010 The civil defense bar is engaged in a much-needed effort to clarify and reform federal civil procedure rules so we can return to a time when cases got resolved based on merit, not because the cost of trial was too onerous. [read post]
24 Jun 2016, 3:52 pm by Kent Scheidegger
  The subsequent federal civil rights prosecution produced convictions.Third, a claim of violation of civil rights should be harder to prove than a claim of mere negligence. [read post]
22 Sep 2009, 6:15 pm by David Krenkel
Circuit Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit recently ruled in a case of first impression that the protection of Section 1981 of the Civil Rights Act extends beyond employees to independent contractors. [read post]
14 Sep 2022, 10:03 am
Government workers or others who are considered to be civil service employees in New York have a number of rights and protections. [read post]
7 Oct 2014, 3:45 pm by Laura Orr
She will talk about her experience in an administrative proceeding with the US DOJ regarding transgender rights under the Civil Rights Act. [read post]
7 Oct 2014, 3:45 pm by Laura Orr
She will talk about her experience in an administrative proceeding with the US DOJ regarding transgender rights under the Civil Rights Act. [read post]