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Court Ruling Nullifies Lula's Freedom in Brazil

The president of the Supreme Federal Court of Brazil (STF), Dias Toffoli, annulled this Wednesday afternoon the precautionary measure that determined the release of all detainees convicted in the second instance with pending judicial remedies, a decision that benefited the former president, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, who has been detained since early April in Curitiba.

Supreme Court declares Belize buggery law unconstitutional

BELMOPAN, Belize, Aug 10, CMC – The Belize Supreme Court Wednesday overturned the country’s sodomy law with Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin ruling that Section 53 of the Criminal Code which criminalizes consenting intercourse between adults of the same sex contravenes the right granted by the Belize Constitution.
  • Published in Justice

Supreme Court Blocks Obama Immigration Plan

WASHINGTON DC, June 24, 2016 — The United States  Supreme Court  yesterday announced that it was deadlocked in a case challenging President Obama’s immigration plan,  that would have allowed as many as five million undocumented immigrants to legally work in the United States, and sheilded them from deportation.
  • Published in Justice

Court upholds employee's right to legal representation

KINGSTON, May 31, 2015 - The principle of an employee’s legal right to representation in relation to career ending charges by an employer, triumphed last week when the Supreme Court ruled in support of the findings of the Industrial Disputes Tribunal against Jamaica’s largest financial institution, the National Commercial Bank (NCB).
  • Published in Justice
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