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Reuters
Small details can boost Nepali trafficking victims' faith in law, judge saysMay, which killed some 8,800 people and left about 2 million homeless. Kunwar,
Small details can boost Nepali trafficking victims' faith in law, judge says
Reuters / Posted 6 hours ago
May, which killed some 8,800 people and left about 2 million homeless. Kunwar, who was named the best judge in 2013 by the Judicial Council of Nepal, is credited with introducing several measures to speed up trafficking trials. He has also taken... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
As Anambra Prepares to Scrap the Customary Court of Appealintact since they are received per head of all existing judges, such as emolume
As Anambra Prepares to Scrap the Customary Court of Appeal
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
intact since they are received per head of all existing judges, such as emoluments and overheads received from the National Judicial Council (NJC). Again, it stated that about 100 cases are filed in the High Court of Anambra State on a daily basis... Read more
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iafrica.com
The lone wolf: Is SA a sitting duck?situation. The community would also use prominent Islamic radio stations to he
The lone wolf: Is SA a sitting duck?
iafrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
situation. The community would also use prominent Islamic radio stations to help spread the word, as well as the Muslim Judicial Council (MJC) who would inform the government. The community leader advises parents to keep an eye on their... Read more
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The Mercury News
$60 million South County courthouse now a virtual ghost townfrom traffic tickets and fines. Under a new funding formula, courts receive mo
$60 million South County courthouse now a virtual ghost town
The Mercury News / Posted 21 hours ago
from traffic tickets and fines. Under a new funding formula, courts receive most of their financial support from the state Judicial Council based on the number of cases filed -- including in small measure, traffic tickets. Case filings as a whole... Read more
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iol.co.za
Fransman campaigns with Zumahave two cities here, one for people with nice houses and another for people wh
Fransman campaigns with Zuma
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
have two cities here, one for people with nice houses and another for people who live in shacks. “We can’t allow the offspring of the National Party to rule here”. Zuma and the ANC delegation also had lunch with the Muslim Judic... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Plans for New County Courthouse ThreatenedSTANISLAUS COUNTY -- Overcrowded and inadequate, the California Judicial Counci
Plans for New County Courthouse Threatened
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 3 days ago
STANISLAUS COUNTY -- Overcrowded and inadequate, the California Judicial Council has said the Stanislaus County Courthouse is deficient. Plans for a newer, safer, improved courthouse which would take shape near G and 9th Streets in downtown Modesto... Read more
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iol.co.za
SA Muslims kicked out of NamibiaNamibian Islamic Judicial Council (NIJC) head Sheikh Desmond Dawid Tjipanga tol
SA Muslims kicked out of Namibia
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
Namibian Islamic Judicial Council (NIJC) head Sheikh Desmond Dawid Tjipanga told the newspaper that he believed the group had been placed under surveillance upon entering Namibia. “They (immigration officials) demanded permits which allowed the... Read more
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iol.co.za
In Turkey patriarchal attitudes still remain for gay Muslimswho has been living under an Islamic ruling (fatwa) proclaiming him to be out o
In Turkey patriarchal attitudes still remain for gay Muslims
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
who has been living under an Islamic ruling (fatwa) proclaiming him to be out of the fold of Islam, given by the Muslim Judicial Council (MJC) since 2007. “On the one hand we are very lucky to be living under the constitution which protects... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
First Lesbian Bishop Elected by United Methodist ChurchI didn't want to harm the church," she said. Bishop Bruce Ough, president of t
First Lesbian Bishop Elected by United Methodist Church
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 6 days ago
I didn't want to harm the church," she said. Bishop Bruce Ough, president of the Council of Bishops said technically the judicial council could overturn the decision. "It appears to be a violation of our current book of discipline, our current... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NJC Suspends, Recommends 2 Judges for SackThe National Judicial Council ( NJC ) has recommended the compulsory retirement
NJC Suspends, Recommends 2 Judges for Sack
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
The National Judicial Council ( NJC ) has recommended the compulsory retirement of two High Court judges-Justice Mohammed Nasiru Yunusa of the Federal High Court, Lagos Division and Justice Olamide Folahanmi Oloyede of the High Court in Osun... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NJC Recommends Two Judges for RetirementAbuja — The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended the compulsory reti
NJC Recommends Two Judges for Retirement
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Abuja — The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended the compulsory retirement of Justice Mohammed Nasiru Yunusa of the Federal High Court, Lagos Division and Justice Olamide Folahanmi Oloyede of the High Court of Justice, Osun State. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
I Don't Do PoliticsOlamide Folahanmi Oloyede of the High Court in the state has been recommended f
I Don't Do Politics
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Olamide Folahanmi Oloyede of the High Court in the state has been recommended for compulsory retirement by the National Judicial Council (NJC). The council also stated that ‎Justice Mohammed Nasiru Yunusa of the Federal High Court, Lagos... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Cases Involving Adenuga, Stella Oduah Landed Judge in TroubleThe National Judicial Council has sacked two judges, Justice Mohammed Yunusa of
How Cases Involving Adenuga, Stella Oduah Landed Judge in Trouble
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
The National Judicial Council has sacked two judges, Justice Mohammed Yunusa of the Federal High Court, Lagos Division, and Justice Olamide Oloyede of the High Court of Justice, Osun State, for alleged misconduct. The two judges were suspended from... Read more
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DW
German FM Steinmeier applauds Turks for 'defying the tanks' |of soldiers and several military commanders. Two Constitutional Court judges, a
German FM Steinmeier applauds Turks for 'defying the tanks' |
DW / Posted 8 days ago
of soldiers and several military commanders. Two Constitutional Court judges, along with ten members of Turkey's top judicial council, were also detained. Almost 2,750 judges were fired for their alleged links to the coup. A senior Turkish... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Vacant buildings are a concern for court official"I don't know what the future holds now." The block, bound by Court, Butte, Or
Vacant buildings are a concern for court official
The Record Searchlight / Posted 8 days ago
"I don't know what the future holds now." The block, bound by Court, Butte, Oregon and Yuba streets, is owned by the state Judicial Council. It features the former probation and sheriff's office building, a row of offices and the Dobrowsky... Read more
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DW
Erdogan purges army and judiciary after failed coup |detained two out of four army division generals and two Constitutional Court ju
Erdogan purges army and judiciary after failed coup |
DW / Posted 8 days ago
detained two out of four army division generals and two Constitutional Court judges, along with ten members of Turkey's top judicial council. Almost 2,750 judges were fired for their alleged links to the coup leaders. Erdogan asks US to deliver... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
A mixed verdict on jury dutyto serve after seeing juries sequestered for months, most prominently the one i
A mixed verdict on jury duty
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 10 days ago
to serve after seeing juries sequestered for months, most prominently the one in the O.J. Simpson case. In 1995, the state Judicial Council created a blue-ribbon commission on jury improvements. Four years later, that led to a “one day, one trial”... Read more
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NBC Washington
Suit: DMV Unfairly Suspends Licenses When Drivers Can't Paylawsuit follows an LAJC analysis released in May that claims Virginia courts ha
Suit: DMV Unfairly Suspends Licenses When Drivers Can't Pay
NBC Washington / Posted 10 days ago
lawsuit follows an LAJC analysis released in May that claims Virginia courts have failed to heed recommendations from the Judicial Council of Virginia that were "aimed at helping low-income residents pay off their court fines and costs." The... Read more
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Zero Hedge
“Moderate” US-Backed Islamic Rebels Are Committing Summary Execution, Torture, Kidnapping … and Imposing Sharia Lawfacility that the U.S. helps operate with its allies. The Amnesty report docum
“Moderate” US-Backed Islamic Rebels Are Committing Summary Execution, Torture, Kidnapping … and Imposing Sharia Law
Zero Hedge / Posted 11 days ago
facility that the U.S. helps operate with its allies. The Amnesty report documents that the Levant Front: The “Supreme Judicial Council” run by the Levant Front admitted to Amnesty that the punishment for apostasy – i.e. failing to conform to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ikpeazu Writes NJC, CJN, Calls for Investigation of Justice AbangGovernor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has called on the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN),
Ikpeazu Writes NJC, CJN, Calls for Investigation of Justice Abang
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has called on the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Mahmud Mohammed and the National Judicial Council (NJC) to investigate what he described as "irreparable injustice" meted on him by Justice Okon Abang of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Monarch Seeks Chief Judge's Intervention in Alleged Plot to Dethrone Himof fraud and misrepresentation, even when the said judgment was in their favour
Monarch Seeks Chief Judge's Intervention in Alleged Plot to Dethrone Him
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
of fraud and misrepresentation, even when the said judgment was in their favour. The petition copied to the Chairman of National Judicial Council, followed previous petitions to the chief Judge dated March 4, 2014 and May 31, 2016 on the same is... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Former Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Robert Cooper dies at 95attorneys, adopting new rules of evidence and of criminal and appellate procedu
Former Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Robert Cooper dies at 95
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 13 days ago
attorneys, adopting new rules of evidence and of criminal and appellate procedure. Cooper was chairman of the Tennessee Judicial Council from 1967 until 1990. He also was chairman of the Tennessee Code Commission on two occasions and was a... Read more
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Salon.com
U.S.-backed Syrian rebels committing war crimes, torture, abductions; imposing harsh Sharia lawexecuted civilian men it accused of homosexuality and civilian women it accused
U.S.-backed Syrian rebels committing war crimes, torture, abductions; imposing harsh Sharia law
Salon.com / Posted 14 days ago
executed civilian men it accused of homosexuality and civilian women it accused of adultery. In Aleppo, the “Supreme Judicial Council” run by the Levant Front told Amnesty that the punishment for apostasy is execution. “Death sentences are... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Sushila Karki confirmed Nepal’s first woman chief justicefor their appointment as the SC judges. Karki was recommended for the top judi
Sushila Karki confirmed Nepal’s first woman chief justice
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 15 days ago
for their appointment as the SC judges. Karki was recommended for the top judicial post on April 10 this year by the Judicial Council. Her appointment was pending because of the delay in the formation of the PHSC due to some technical... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Three Anambra Judges Demand Removal From Customary Courtto Governor Willie Obiano and the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Mahmud Moha
Three Anambra Judges Demand Removal From Customary Court
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
to Governor Willie Obiano and the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Mahmud Mohammed, who is the chairman of the National Judicial Council, NJC, to effect the transfer. Nnabuihe said that the commission, in its 227th regular meeting held on June... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Abia Gov - Judgment As Judicial Rascality - Fasehunhis chance to appeal? Justice Abang was playing God, arrogating to himself powe
Abia Gov - Judgment As Judicial Rascality - Fasehun
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
his chance to appeal? Justice Abang was playing God, arrogating to himself powers that he did not have. The National Judicial Council (NJC) must investigate and take a stand against the Honourable Judge's licentious haste and abuse of court... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Challenge to Placerville courthouse project failsCourt Judge Garrett L. Wong on July 1 denied the writ that was submitted by the
Challenge to Placerville courthouse project fails
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 18 days ago
Court Judge Garrett L. Wong on July 1 denied the writ that was submitted by the group in July 2015 that challenged the Judicial Council’s approval of the New Placerville Courthouse Project. The project will relocate Superior Court functions on... Read more
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Daily Mail
Judge facing inquiry for asking rape victim controversial questionsScott of sexual assault in September 2014 - a decision which was later overturn
Judge facing inquiry for asking rape victim controversial questions
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
Scott of sexual assault in September 2014 - a decision which was later overturned by Alberta Court of Appeal The Canadian Judicial Council, chaired by the chief justice Beverley McLachlin (pictured) launched a review into the conduct of Camp as a... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Canadian judge Robin Camp could lose job over shocking comments to alleged rape victimtrial. It was during this process that Justice Camp's offensive comments were m
Canadian judge Robin Camp could lose job over shocking comments to alleged rape victim
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 18 days ago
trial. It was during this process that Justice Camp's offensive comments were made public in their entirety. The Canadian Judicial Council (CJC) was flooded with complaints, many of them from sexual assault survivors, and calls for the judge to be... Read more
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New York Post
Judge could lose job after telling rape victim to keep her knees togethertrial. It was during this process that Justice Camp’s offensive comments were m
Judge could lose job after telling rape victim to keep her knees together
New York Post / Posted 19 days ago
trial. It was during this process that Justice Camp’s offensive comments were made public in their entirety. The Canadian Judicial Council (CJC) was flooded with complaints, many of them from sexual assault survivors, and calls for the judge to be... Read more
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metro
Judge asked alleged rape victim why she couldn't keep her legs togetherat a house party in Calgary, Canada.Is Zimbabwe finally on the verge of its own
Judge asked alleged rape victim why she couldn't keep her legs together
metro / Posted 19 days ago
at a house party in Calgary, Canada.Is Zimbabwe finally on the verge of its own revolution?According to a complaint to the judicial council, he said: ‘Why couldn’t you just keep your knees together?’ and, ‘Why didn’t you just sink your bottom down... Read more
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Perth Now
‘Couldn’t you keep your knees together?’trial. It was during this process that Justice Camp’s offensive comments were m
‘Couldn’t you keep your knees together?’
Perth Now / Posted 19 days ago
trial. It was during this process that Justice Camp’s offensive comments were made public in their entirety. The Canadian Judicial Council (CJC) was flooded with complaints, many of them from sexual assault survivors, and calls for the judge to be... Read more
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Adelaide Now
‘Couldn’t you keep your knees together?’trial. It was during this process that Justice Camp’s offensive comments were m
‘Couldn’t you keep your knees together?’
Adelaide Now / Posted 19 days ago
trial. It was during this process that Justice Camp’s offensive comments were made public in their entirety. The Canadian Judicial Council (CJC) was flooded with complaints, many of them from sexual assault survivors, and calls for the judge to be... Read more
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The Courier Mail
‘Couldn’t you keep your knees together?’trial. It was during this process that Justice Camp’s offensive comments were m
‘Couldn’t you keep your knees together?’
The Courier Mail / Posted 19 days ago
trial. It was during this process that Justice Camp’s offensive comments were made public in their entirety. The Canadian Judicial Council (CJC) was flooded with complaints, many of them from sexual assault survivors, and calls for the judge to be... Read more
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International Business Times
Canada judge fights for job after asking rape accuser: 'Why couldn't you keep your knees together?' he should not be ousted from his position. That's the case he'll try to make a
Canada judge fights for job after asking rape accuser: 'Why couldn't you keep your knees together?'
International Business Times / Posted 19 days ago
he should not be ousted from his position. That's the case he'll try to make at an upcoming hearing before the Canadian Judicial Council of five judges and lawyers. Camp was charged with six allegations of misconduct after a public outcry... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Muslim Judicial Council in SA condemns Saudi Arabia suicide attacksJohannesburg - The Muslim Judicial Council of South Africa on Tuesday condemned
Muslim Judicial Council in SA condemns Saudi Arabia suicide attacks
News 24 South Africa / Posted 19 days ago
Johannesburg - The Muslim Judicial Council of South Africa on Tuesday condemned the suicide attack near the Prophet's Mosque in Medina in Saudi Arabia, saying Muslims should protect their children from any "extremist views that promote hate". The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Our Lives Are in Danger - Judges Cry Outjustice according to law. He assured his members that the Executive of the Ass
Our Lives Are in Danger - Judges Cry Out
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
justice according to law. He assured his members that the Executive of the Association was working in conjunction with the Judicial Council and the Government to ensure the safety of all members. "We hereby advised and appeal to all electronic and... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Controversial sex case judge says sorryshould be removed from the bench the now Federal Court judge justifies his cond
Controversial sex case judge says sorry
Calgary Sun / Posted 20 days ago
should be removed from the bench the now Federal Court judge justifies his conduct in a notice of response to the Canadian Judicial Council. In Camp’s reply, filed Monday with the council, the judge agrees some of his words uttered in acquitting... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Calgary judge to apologize for 'insensitive' comments made during sexual assault trial in hopes of keeping his jobknees together wants to keep serving on the bench and plans to apologize for hi
Calgary judge to apologize for 'insensitive' comments made during sexual assault trial in hopes of keeping his job
Calgary Sun / Posted 21 days ago
knees together wants to keep serving on the bench and plans to apologize for his remarks at a public hearing. A Canadian Judicial Council inquiry scheduled for September is to determine whether Justice Robin Camp, who made the comments in 2014 as... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Calgary judge to apologize for comments made during sexual-assault trialknees together wants to keep serving on the bench and plans to apologize for hi
Calgary judge to apologize for comments made during sexual-assault trial
The Globe and Mail / Posted 21 days ago
knees together wants to keep serving on the bench and plans to apologize for his remarks at a public hearing. A Canadian Judicial Council inquiry scheduled for September is to determine whether Justice Robin Camp, who made the comments in 2014 as... Read more
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CBC.ca
Judge who berated sex assault complainant will fight at hearing to stay in his jobFederal Court Justice Robin Camp agrees in his submission to the Canadian Judic
Judge who berated sex assault complainant will fight at hearing to stay in his job
CBC.ca / Posted 21 days ago
Federal Court Justice Robin Camp agrees in his submission to the Canadian Judicial Council that he made insensitive and inappropriate comments during a 2014 sexual assault trial, but wants to keep his job. Camp insists he'll be a better judge after... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Alaska Judicial Council recommends 'yes' vote for retaining judgesThe Alaska Judicial Council recommends that Alaskans vote “yes” to retain 33 ju
Alaska Judicial Council recommends 'yes' vote for retaining judges
Juneau Empire / Posted 21 days ago
The Alaska Judicial Council recommends that Alaskans vote “yes” to retain 33 judges eligible to appear on the ballot in 2016. The Council reviews judges’ performances, and its recommendations are based on a review compiled for Alaskan voters’... Read more
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The Mining Journal
County board approves judicial referee positionSolka's position will be eliminated through attrition. Since his retirement an
County board approves judicial referee position
The Mining Journal / Posted 22 days ago
Solka's position will be eliminated through attrition. Since his retirement announcement earlier this year, the county's Judicial Council has been meeting regularly to discuss options for the court system moving forward. In April, the County... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Courthouse project in downtown Redding facing another delaywhich is nearing completion. Fowler-Bradley made her comments Wednesday, the d
Courthouse project in downtown Redding facing another delay
The Record Searchlight / Posted 22 days ago
which is nearing completion. Fowler-Bradley made her comments Wednesday, the day after a court advisory committee of the Judicial Council of California received a somber update on the status of the construction fund. "There were a lot of long... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
McConnell withdraws plans to move Dobrowsky housethe community." The block bound by Yuba, Oregon, Butte and Court streets and o
McConnell withdraws plans to move Dobrowsky house
The Record Searchlight / Posted 23 days ago
the community." The block bound by Yuba, Oregon, Butte and Court streets and on which the house sits is owned by the state Judicial Council. The council had asked the philanthropy to let it know by Thursday what it had determined. That call was... Read more
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The Financial Express
Mexican judge bans import of fresh potatoes from United Statesof fresh potatoes from the United States amid concerns that pests they contain
Mexican judge bans import of fresh potatoes from United States
The Financial Express / Posted 25 days ago
of fresh potatoes from the United States amid concerns that pests they contain may damage the environment, Mexico’s Federal Judicial Council (CJF) said on Tuesday. The judge, based in Los Mochis in the northern, potato-producing state of Sinaloa,... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Michalek’s defense attorney has extensive experience as prosecutorin supporting women in the legal profession and is one of the lawyers in the Ad
Michalek’s defense attorney has extensive experience as prosecutor
The Buffalo News / Posted 25 days ago
in supporting women in the legal profession and is one of the lawyers in the Advisory Group to the New York Federal-State Judicial Council, which promotes communication and education for state and federal judges. She is a member of the Cyrus R.... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Indigent defense costs rise 202 percent since 2001their indigent defense systems. Jim Bethke, Texas Indigent Defense Commission
Indigent defense costs rise 202 percent since 2001
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 26 days ago
their indigent defense systems. Jim Bethke, Texas Indigent Defense Commission Executive Director, said in 2014, the Texas Judicial Council adopted a resolution for more state funding toward indigent defense. The project is still under... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
Dealing with disrespect from Democrats and RepublicansBlacks in Government (BIG), the Congressional Black Caucus, the Joint Center fo
Dealing with disrespect from Democrats and Republicans
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 26 days ago
Blacks in Government (BIG), the Congressional Black Caucus, the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, the Judicial Council of the National Bar Association, the National Association of Black County Officials, the National Black... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lawyers Must Respect Rules of Professional Conduct - Okutepabench and people get confused when a judge sitting on the bench misconducts him
Lawyers Must Respect Rules of Professional Conduct - Okutepa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
bench and people get confused when a judge sitting on the bench misconducts himself, in his judicial capacity the National Judicial Council (NJC) deals with that situation. The NJC will discipline a judge, and makes recommendation to the president... Read more
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