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District Attorney Dispute In Pennsylvania’s Susquehanna County Continues In Court

District Attorney Dispute In Pennsylvania’s Susquehanna County Continues In Court

An unusual dispute in the district attorney’s office of the Susquehanna County in Pennsylvania could possibly open the door for appeals by criminal defendants affected by it. Marion O’Malley the only prosecutor in the country...
Quebec Court To Hear Appeal Challenging Law Related To British Royal Succession

Quebec Court To Hear Appeal Challenging Law Related To British Royal Succession

The Quebec Court of Appeal will be hearing this week a case that questions the rules that govern the ascension process to the British throne. The verdict could have political repercussions in Canada according...
Understanding If Canadian Gun Laws Could Have Stopped America’s Worst Mass Shooters

Understanding If Canadian Gun Laws Could Have Stopped America’s Worst Mass Shooters

Under Canada’s gun laws, almost all guns that have been used in American mass shootings can be purchased. Nevertheless, Canada has not experienced mass shootings in the same scale as America. According to a Canadian...
Donald Trump Visits Florida To Meet Shooting Survivors 

Donald Trump Visits Florida To Meet Shooting Survivors 

U.S. President Donald Trump visited a Florida hospital in the aftermath of the deadly high school mass shooting incident this week to meet the injured survivors. Trump expressed sadness at the incident and applauded the...
Australia’s Response To Gun Violence Can Show The Way For the US

Australia’s Response To Gun Violence Can Show The Way For the US

Every time the United States experiences a mass shooting incident, Australia’s gun laws come into focus. Nearly 22 years ago, weeks after Australia witnessed its worst-ever  mass shooting, the country  brought in drastic changes to...
Florida School Shooting : Suspect Charged With 17 Counts Of Premeditated Murder

Horrific Florida School Shooting Suspect Charged With 17 Counts Of Premeditated Murder

The man suspected of killing 17 persons at a Florida high school shooting was caught shortly after committing the crime and has been charged. Nikolas Cruz, aged 19 blended with fleeing students to escape after...
Washington state Looks To Pass Bill To Ban Lunch Shaming Of Students

Washington state Looks To Pass Bill To Ban Lunch Shaming Of Students

A few Washington lawmakers are seeking bring in a legislating to  end school lunch shaming. The sponsor of the bill Rep. Strom Peterson, said that children must not be forced to “go hungry or be...
Ontario Case Mounts Challenge To Canada's Controversial Prostitution Laws  

Ontario Case Mounts Challenge To Canada’s Controversial Prostitution Laws  

An Ontario courtroom is hearing a case that questions whether Canada's prostitution laws hold up under the law. The case involves two persons Hamad Anwar and Tiffany Harvey who have been charged with over two...
Blasphemy Law Tearing Apart Pakistan’s Civic And Political Fabric  

Blasphemy Law Tearing Apart Pakistan’s Civic And Political Fabric  

Former Pakistani diplomat Karamatullah K Ghori has warned that the country is succumbing  to “a deep malaise” referring to the rising intolerance with regard to a blasphemy law. Ghori raised this concern particularly in context...
Tiffany Trump Gives New York Fashion Week A Miss, Preferring Law School Studies

Tiffany Trump Gives New York Fashion Week A Miss, Preferring Law School Studies

United States’ first daughter Tiffany Trump is hard at work studying for law school, this year instead of gracing the front rows of the New York Fashion Week shows. Last year the 24-year old daughter...
UK Law On Psychological Abuse Addresses These 13 Issues

UK Law On Psychological Abuse Addresses These 13 Issues

Last year, a new law was introduced in the UK which seeks to protect victims of psychological abuse. According to the Director of Public Prosecutions, the number of prosecutions that deal with violence against women...
A Look At The Proposed New U.S. Immigration System

A Look At The Proposed New U.S. Immigration System

The Trump administration released last week a proposed framework for immigration reform, which contains several of much-discussed changes to the country’s immigration policy including: Demand for a $25bn budget to build the border wall ...
UK Corporates See Drop in Court Cases But Facing More Class Action Lawsuits  

UK Corporates See Drop in Court Cases But Facing More Class Action Lawsuits  

A Reuters report has stated that the volume of cases involving FTSE 100 companies in London’s High Court had declined by nearly a quarter as a result of litigation concerning the financial crisis dropping...
Canada’s Provinces Make Constrained Use Of The Powerful Notwithstanding Clause

Canada’s Provinces Make Constrained Use Of The Powerful Notwithstanding Clause

Barring Québec and Saskatchewan, the powerful notwithstanding clause has been rarely used for over 35 years by Canada’s provinces. The clause was negotiated in order to win provincial support for the Charter of Rights and...
Ten Things American Tax Payers Can Do To Tackle The Tax Changes

Ten Things American Tax Payers Can Do To Tackle The Tax Changes

The recently passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, has left many Americans wondering about the impact of it on their finances, which is not surprising  since such a major tax overhaul is the first...
A Washington County Judge Rules New Property Crime Law As Unconstitutional

A Washington County Judge Rules New Property Crime Law As Unconstitutional

A new Oregon law which cuts down sentences for selected property crimes has been ruled as unconstitutional by a Washington County Circuit Court judge. Judge Charles Bailey made the ruling while presiding over a shoplifting...
Canadians Arrested In Cambodia For ‘pornographic dancing’,Return On Bail  

Canadians Arrested In Cambodia For ‘pornographic dancing’,Return On Bail  

Two of the seven Westerners released recently by a Cambodian court on bail returned to Canada last week. Lawyer Frances Tibollo of Tibollo and Associates in Toronto reportedly helped to get approval for the release...
UK Government To Review Online Laws To Bring Them On Par With Offline Laws

UK Government To Review Online Laws To Bring Them On Par With Offline Laws

UK Prime Minister Theresa May recently said that the laws of the country will be reviewed to make sure that what is illegal offline is also illegal online. A green paper on Internet safety strategy...
President Trump Propels Immigration Laws To be Fixed, Threatens Shutdown

President Trump Propels Immigration Laws To be Fixed, Threatens Shutdown

U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened that he would shut down the government unless Democrats in the Congress allow steps to be taken to correct an immigration system that prohibits the government from deporting...
Canada: New Rules Released By British Columbia Government For Recreational Marijuana

Canada: New Rules Released By British Columbia Government For Recreational Marijuana

The provincial government of British Columbia has issued further rules regarding the use of recreational marijuana which becomes legal in Canada later this year. These are in addition to the rules released earlier.  No Cannabis...