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Orlando Sentinel
Polish president vetoes judiciary laws amid EU, public outcryhis presidency, Andrzej Duda struck down bills that would have replaced Poland'
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 22 hours ago
his presidency, Andrzej Duda struck down bills that would have replaced Poland's Supreme Court judges and revamped the Judicial Council, which makes key personnel decisions. His decision followed eight days of nationwide protests by tens of... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Poland's President Unexpectedly Vetoes Bill On Judicial Reform, Zloty Surgesdown, except for those kept on by the president; and a second that would have g
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
down, except for those kept on by the president; and a second that would have given parliament control over the National Judicial Council, the body that appoints judges, the FT reports. "I have decided that I will send back to Sejm (lower house... Read more
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The Columbian
Poles protest for independent courtthe judiciary. Parliament this month also passed bills giving politicians contr
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
the judiciary. Parliament this month also passed bills giving politicians control over lower courts and the National Judicial Council, with only Duda’s signature needed for final approval of the Supreme Court overhaul. Pro-government weekly... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Judges' Vacation 'Too Lengthy,' Group Saysto give evidence during trials, and can have serious impact on the outcome of t
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
to give evidence during trials, and can have serious impact on the outcome of trials." The group urged the National Judicial Council to, as part of its reform agenda, adopt policies limiting judges' vacation period to a total nine months... Read more
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Canberra Times
Law Society urges private hearings for an ACT corruption commissioncovering all government contractors would be too broad, she said. Protocols sh
Canberra Times / Posted 5 days ago
covering all government contractors would be too broad, she said. Protocols should be set up to avoid duplication with the Judicial Council, which investigates police, the Auditor-General and others, she said. The Law Society supports coercive... Read more
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The Age
Law Society urges private hearings for an ACT corruption commissioncovering all government contractors would be too broad, she said. Protocols sh
The Age / Posted 6 days ago
covering all government contractors would be too broad, she said. Protocols should be set up to avoid duplication with the Judicial Council, which investigates police, the Auditor-General and others, she said. The Law Society supports coercive... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Law Society urges private hearings for an ACT corruption commissioncovering all government contractors would be too broad, she said. Protocols sh
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 6 days ago
covering all government contractors would be too broad, she said. Protocols should be set up to avoid duplication with the Judicial Council, which investigates police, the Auditor-General and others, she said. The Law Society supports coercive... Read more
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EuroNews
Sherrif or undertaker, what role for Poland's justice minister?the Code of Criminal Procedure and Penal Code, and, last week, pushed through n
EuroNews / Posted 6 days ago
the Code of Criminal Procedure and Penal Code, and, last week, pushed through new laws on common courts and the National Judicial Council, the body that appoints judges. The last two, after being rapidly approved by the upper house of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Presidency Underestimated "Anti-Corruption" Elements in the Senate'cleared, and as such, they should not have been recalled. The discipline of Ju
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
cleared, and as such, they should not have been recalled. The discipline of Judges is the responsibility of the National Judicial Council (NJC) pursuant to section 153 and Third Schedule Part I, I of the 1999 Constitution, hence, if some Judges... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
SA Muslims calls on Gulf states to resolve crisisBy: Andrea Scheepers The Muslim Judicial Council in South Africa has called fo
Daily Dispatch / Posted 11 days ago
By: Andrea Scheepers The Muslim Judicial Council in South Africa has called for the leaders of the Gulf states to resolve their disputes in an “amicable Islamic manner” and “for the sake of Allah”. The Muslim Judicial Council in South Africa has... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Judge Bailey resigning from EDC Superior Courthappen, then when the term expires it will be anyone’s race. Brown’s office did
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 12 days ago
happen, then when the term expires it will be anyone’s race. Brown’s office did not respond to an inquiry from LTN. For now, the court will continue to use the Assigned Judges Program through the Judicial Council. These are visiting retired ju... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Photos of Judicial Council party lead NAACP to call for an apologywhich is demanding an apology from the organization whose office was site of th
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 12 days ago
which is demanding an apology from the organization whose office was site of the soiree – which happens to be the state Judicial Council. A story including photos of the party and the reaction to it were published Tuesday by San Francisco... Read more
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iol.co.za
Religion report causes a stirand snakes, spraying them with insecticide and making them drink petrol. Isgaa
iol.co.za / Posted 13 days ago
and snakes, spraying them with insecticide and making them drink petrol. Isgaak Taliep, secretary-general of the Muslim Judicial Council (MJC) said, “The MJC welcomes a bit of regulation.” Joshua Hovsha, director of the Jewish Board of Deputies... Read more
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iol.co.za
Religion report causes stircongregants grass and snakes, spraying them with insecticide and making them dr
iol.co.za / Posted 13 days ago
congregants grass and snakes, spraying them with insecticide and making them drink petrol. Secretary-general of the Muslim Judicial Council (MJC), Isgaak Taliep said, “The MJC welcomes a bit of regulation.” Joshua Hovsha, director of the Jewish... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Industrial Court Gets 19 New Judgesof 19 judges for the National Industrial Court of Nigeria. The appointment was
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
of 19 judges for the National Industrial Court of Nigeria. The appointment was based on the recommendation of the National Judicial Council (NJC). The new judges are: Targema John Iorngee from Benue State; Namtari Mahmood Abba, Adamawa State;... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Spotlight On PDP As Supreme Court Decides Authentic Leadertraits of crisis, within the PDP as shown by the various court judgements, attr
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
traits of crisis, within the PDP as shown by the various court judgements, attracted the attention of the National Judicial Council, which said in September 2016, that it would investigate the cases of contrasting judgement from courts of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Osinbajo Appoints 19 Judges for National Industrial Courtof 19 judges for National Industrial Court of Nigeria.The appointment was based
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
of 19 judges for National Industrial Court of Nigeria.The appointment was based on the recommendation of the National Judicial Council (NJC). According to a statement issued yesterday by the Director of Information, NJC, Mr. Soji Oye, the... Read more
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New Kerala
Won't allow Sharif nominee to be Supreme Appellate Court judge: lawyers in Pakistan's Gilgit region - newkerala news #253526of The Constitution of Pakistan, the appointment of judges to in higher judicia
New Kerala / Posted 13 days ago
of The Constitution of Pakistan, the appointment of judges to in higher judiciary should be done on merit and the Supreme Judicial Council, comprising of the Chief Justice, senior justices and member of Pakistan Bar Council finalises the... Read more
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dna
Won't allow Sharif nominee to be Supreme Appellate Court judge-Gilgit lawyersof The Constitution of Pakistan, the appointment of judges to in higher judicia
dna / Posted 13 days ago
of The Constitution of Pakistan, the appointment of judges to in higher judiciary should be done on merit and the Supreme Judicial Council, comprising of the Chief Justice, senior justices and member of Pakistan Bar Council finalises the... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Judge exonerated from leniency complaints in assault casewho sentenced a teen to probation for assaulting a football teammate in a contr
KIVI Boise / Posted 13 days ago
who sentenced a teen to probation for assaulting a football teammate in a controversial case earlier this year. The Idaho Judicial Council announced Monday that an investigation into Fifth District Judge Randy Stoker found no misconduct. The... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Ending bail worries California judgesAhead of SB 10’s final policy hearing in the Assembly Public Safety Committee,
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 13 days ago
Ahead of SB 10’s final policy hearing in the Assembly Public Safety Committee, 9 a.m. in Room 126 of the Capitol, the Judicial Council of California has weighed in for the first time with a six-page letter voicing its “significant... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Unlawful Enrichment - Justice Agbadu-Fishim Arraigned Over Alleged N4.4 Million Gratificationcourt," she said. Justice Raliatu Adebiyi adjourned the case until Oct. 11, Oc
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
court," she said. Justice Raliatu Adebiyi adjourned the case until Oct. 11, Oct. 12 and Oct. 13 for trial. The National Judicial Council (NJC) had on June 2 recalled Agbadu-fishim and five other judges from suspension. A total of eight judges... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Osinbajo Okays 19 New National Industrial Court JudgesNational Industrial Court of Nigeria, NIC. Appointment of the new NIC Judges w
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
National Industrial Court of Nigeria, NIC. Appointment of the new NIC Judges was based on recommendation of the National Judicial Council, NJC. According to a statement by the Director of Information at the NJC, Mr. Soji Oye, the new NIC Judges... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Panama Papers leaks: Will Nawaz Sharif live to fight another day?argument on the JIT’s report. In this, Sharif's legal team is contemplating fi
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 14 days ago
argument on the JIT’s report. In this, Sharif's legal team is contemplating filing a case against Khosa in the Supreme Judicial Council to pressure him and keep him out of the bench that hears the final arguments on the JIT’s report. The third... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
EFCC to Arraign Industrial Court Judge, Fishim Tomorrow for Alleged Corruptionin the corrupt allegation are Justice Mohammed Yinusa, Justice H. A. Ngajiwa an
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
in the corrupt allegation are Justice Mohammed Yinusa, Justice H. A. Ngajiwa and Justice Musa Kurya, all of the Federal High Court, Lagos. Justice Fishim is one of the judges recently recalled from suspension by the National Judicial Council (... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Court Stops NJC From Inviting Justice Ademola Over Withdrawn PetitionAbuja — Justice John Tsoho of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has order
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Abuja — Justice John Tsoho of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered that the National Judicial Council (NJC) should not invite Justice Adiniyi Ademola for investigation over a petition written against him which was later withdrawn by... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Panel rules complaints against judge in Dietrich assault case unfoundedTWIN FALLS -- The Idaho Judicial Council said Monday that a Twin Falls judge di
KTVB Boise / Posted 14 days ago
TWIN FALLS -- The Idaho Judicial Council said Monday that a Twin Falls judge did not break any rules in his handling of a case related to the assault of a disabled student in the Dietrich High School locker room. Fifth District Judge Randy Stoker... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Judge exonerated from leniency complaints in assault casewho sentenced a teen to probation for assaulting a football teammate in a contr
KTVB Boise / Posted 14 days ago
who sentenced a teen to probation for assaulting a football teammate in a controversial case earlier this year. The Idaho Judicial Council announced Monday that an investigation into Fifth District Judge Randy Stoker found no misconduct. The... Read more
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The Christian Post
UMC High Court Rejects Request for Reconsideration of Ruling Against Lesbian Bishopelection to the position of bishop violated church law. In an email sent out t
The Christian Post / Posted 14 days ago
election to the position of bishop violated church law. In an email sent out to the parties involved in the case, Judicial Council Secretary the Rev. Luan-Vu Tran explained that the ruling was going to stand. "... after careful review and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Solving Our National Problemspetition any judicial officer involved in corruption or unprofessional conduct
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
petition any judicial officer involved in corruption or unprofessional conduct in any part of the country, to the National Judicial Council which he headed." Such declaration from the Chief Justice of Nigeria indicates that there is light at the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Former Supreme Court Chief Registrar Assumes Office As NJC ScribeA former chief registrar of the Supreme Court, Ahmed Saleh, has assumed office
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
A former chief registrar of the Supreme Court, Ahmed Saleh, has assumed office as the secretary of the National Judicial Council, NJC. He replaced his predecessor, Danladi Halilu, who just retired. A statement from the special assistant to the... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Budget cuts force SF courts to trim some servicesfees cover most of the rest. The San Francisco court’s funding declined becaus
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 21 days ago
fees cover most of the rest. The San Francisco court’s funding declined because of rules adopted by the state courts’ Judicial Council in 2013 that allocate an increasing share of state dollars to courts with relatively higher workloads for... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
16th Amendment illegal: Confusion grows over suitable process to impeach judgesbench of the apex court upheld that verdict on Monday. After Monday’s ruling,
Bdnews24.com / Posted 21 days ago
bench of the apex court upheld that verdict on Monday. After Monday’s ruling, Barrister M Amir-Ul Islam said the Supreme Judicial Council provision should be considered active now. Counsel Manzill Murshid, who had challenged the amendment along... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Attorney General Alam is 'utterly frustrated' with 16th Amendment appeals verdictduring Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's tenure. During Ziaur Rahman’s rule,
Bdnews24.com / Posted 21 days ago
during Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's tenure. During Ziaur Rahman’s rule, the power was handed to the Supreme Judicial Council through the Fifth Amendment, which validated all the martial law orders issued by the post-1975 rulers... Read more
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The Mercury News
That giant sucking sound? $105 million courthouse debtcourt CEO Rebecca Fleming, referring to the eight-story building near St. James
The Mercury News / Posted 22 days ago
court CEO Rebecca Fleming, referring to the eight-story building near St. James Park that opened last August. The state Judicial Council helped ease the financial burden last week by extending the mortgage six years to shave $1 million off the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Controversy Trails Cancellation of Arrest Warrant On Local Govt Chairmanwhile in session in a bid to scuttle the arrest warrant. He said he had alread
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
while in session in a bid to scuttle the arrest warrant. He said he had already concluded plans to petition the National Judicial Council on the matter. When PREMIUMTIMES contacted Mr. Omale, he said the court vacated the warrant at its own... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Constitutional Amendment - National Assembly to Restructure JudiciaryThe National Assembly has proposed a slight adjustment in the ranks of the Nati
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
The National Assembly has proposed a slight adjustment in the ranks of the National Judicial Council (NJC), Leadership Friday can authoritatively report. In the ongoing constitution amendment by the federal legislature, the 1999 constitution has... Read more
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Irish Examiner
New laws to overhaul selection of judges may not pass before Dáil summer recessis so committed to pushing this legislation through the house then we must give
Irish Examiner / Posted 26 days ago
is so committed to pushing this legislation through the house then we must give serious consideration to the inclusion of a Judicial Council amendment. "I think that is probably of more importance than to attempt to suggest that this piece of... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California’s new budget could harm nonprofits – unless Jerry Brown steps inaspects of the budget, not create significant policy that bypasses full legisla
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 29 days ago
aspects of the budget, not create significant policy that bypasses full legislative review. The Legislature and the Judicial Council, which oversees the court system but wasn’t consulted on the issue, should address any shortcomings with how... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Texas puts an end to debtors jailof income. More than 640,000 defendants spent at least one night in jail for f
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 30 days ago
of income. More than 640,000 defendants spent at least one night in jail for fine-related reasons, according to the Texas Judicial Council. Jail beds are not cheap. The cost to taxpayers for a night in a county lockup is about $80 a day. Credit... Read more
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CTV News
Alberta investigation to probe complaints of jailing indigenous sex assault victimEDMONTON -- Alberta's Judicial Council will investigate complaints made about a
CTV News / Posted 1 months ago
EDMONTON -- Alberta's Judicial Council will investigate complaints made about a judge over the jailing of an indigenous sex assault victim. The head of the council has received four complaints about provincial court Judge Raymond Bodnarek over his... Read more
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The Christian Post
United Methodist Conference Faces 'Unprecedented Financial Crisis' After Election of Lesbian BishopEpiscopal Area of The United Methodist Church commenting in a video posted Apri
The Christian Post / Posted 1 months ago
Episcopal Area of The United Methodist Church commenting in a video posted April 4, 2017, on an upcoming United Methodist Judicial Council case that will determine whether she can remain a bishop. Yellowstone Annual Conference, a part of the UMC... Read more

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