June 30, 2022

Looking back: Famous US Supreme Court dissents

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By Louis Gentilucci From Constitution Center Even before the Obergefell v. Hodges decision by the Supreme Court in June, Justice Antonin Scalia has become quite famous for his blistering dissents. But he is not the only Justice famous for dissenting opinions. Throughout the history of the Republic, there have been many hot-button issues brought before […]

Epazz Inc. (OTCMKTS:EPAZ) Technicals suggest breakout marriage of blockchain and sports betting

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By Mouss Tamra From Journal Transcript While the trend in the cryptocurrency complex has been in a consolidative mode so far in 2018, the explosive promise of blockchain and cryptocurrency remains intact. In fact, we continue to see massive enthusiasm in the space as well as a large number of highly productive business deals, as […]

Spiritual healing – no (illegal) quackery

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By Rainer Herzig, Contributed by Preslmayr Attorneys at Law From ILO The delineation between medical treatment and quackery is not always easy to draw. A recent Supreme Administrative Court decision has brought some clarifications as to what constitutes legitimate medical treatment as opposed to illegal quackery. Overview According to Section 2(2) of the Act on […]

Bermuda legalizes same-sex marriage — again

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By Brooke Sopelsa and Ariel Jao From NBC The island’s Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned a gay marriage ban that was signed into law just four months ago. / Bermuda’s Supreme Court on Wednesday legalized same-sex marriage in the British island territory again — overturning a ban that was signed into law just four months […]

11 individuals move SC against RBI circular that blocked banking services for bitcoin businesses

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By Nilesh Christopher, From Economic Times A group of eleven individuals have filed a writ petition in the Supreme Court challenging the Reserve Bank of India decision to block “essential services” like banking for cryptocurrency related businesses in India. The case has been listed for further hearing on May 17, 2018. “Banking is an essential […]

Bermuda: Man accused of making death threats to Premier

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By Owain Johnston-Barnes from Royal Gazette A 28-year-old man was charged today with making threats and demands to David Burt, the Premier. Jared Gordon allegedly sent Mr Burt a series of messages between October 2 last year and March 28, making unwarranted demands of items and money. Mr Gordon was also charged with two counts […]

UK’s flagrant disregard for the rule of law and complicity in segregation of LGBTI people in its Overseas Territories

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In May 2017, the Supreme Court of Bermuda established marriage equality for same-sex couples in the case of Godwin-DeRoche v The Registrar General(“Godwin-DeRoche“). The Bermudian court did not use international law but relied on local Bermudian law to hold that the Human Rights Act of Bermuda (which “affirms and protects” the rights and freedoms of […]

Justices return dispute over documents for young, undocumented Caribbean immigrants to lower courts

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BY NELSON A. KING From Caribbean Life The United States Supreme Court has returned a dispute over documents for young, undocumented Caribbean and other immigrants to the lower courts. The justices indicated earlier this week that U.S. federal courts in California had moved too fast in ordering the Trump Administration to disclose documents concerning its […]

Trump travel ban dealt blow by San Francisco Appeals Court

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From Newsmax President Donald Trump’s restrictions on travel to the U.S. from six mostly Muslim countries, Venezuela and North Korea were largely struck down by a federal appeals court, raising uncertainty as the fight heads for a final showdown at the U.S. Supreme Court. A regional appeals court based in San Francisco, one of two […]

Solidarity with Abdellahi and Moussa

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From Freedom United Yesterday marked 365 long, brutal days since our friends Moussa Bilal Biram and Abdellahi Matalla Saleck were transferred to a remote and unsafe region of Mauritania – to a prison well-known for housing violent death row inmates – called Bir Moghrein. Today, on International Human Solidarity Day, we take a moment to […]