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The Mercury News
Bunnett: Foster children, their families need attorneys paid by the statethe system of attorneys that protects these families has been inadequately fund
Bunnett: Foster children, their families need attorneys paid by the state
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
the system of attorneys that protects these families has been inadequately funded for so many years that the state Judicial Council recently decided to shift public money from better-funded counties -- such as Santa Clara -- to those with... Read more
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CBC.ca
Justice ministers want new investigation for judge accused of buying cocaineJustice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould and Quebec Justice Minister Stéphanie Val
Justice ministers want new investigation for judge accused of buying cocaine
CBC.ca / Posted 2 days ago
Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould and Quebec Justice Minister Stéphanie Vallée jointly wrote to the Canadian Judicial Council, a federal watchdog tasked with improving the work of Canada's superior courts as well as reviewing... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Demo work to make room for new courthouse could start soonsaid. Sundt Construction, based in Tempe, Arizona, with an office in Sacrament
Demo work to make room for new courthouse could start soon
The Record Searchlight / Posted 2 days ago
said. Sundt Construction, based in Tempe, Arizona, with an office in Sacramento, is the general contractor. The Judicial Council of California chose Sundt last July. Among the buildings that will be torn down are the former Shasta... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Again, Kanu Asks Second Judge to Disqualify Himself From Trialthe grounds of bias against the defendants. The motion noted that a formal com
Again, Kanu Asks Second Judge to Disqualify Himself From Trial
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
the grounds of bias against the defendants. The motion noted that a formal complaint letter had been sent to the National Judicial Council with exhibits marked NJ1 and NJ2 showing concrete evidence of bias in the conduct of the case and other... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kanu Asks Second Judge to Disqualify Self From Trialthe ground of bias against the defendants. The motion noted that a formal comp
Kanu Asks Second Judge to Disqualify Self From Trial
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
the ground of bias against the defendants. The motion noted that a formal complaint letter had been sent to the National Judicial Council with exhibits marked NJ1 and NJ2 showing concrete evidence of bias in the conduct of the case and other... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kanu, Others Drag Judge to NJCDavid Nwawusi and Benjamin Madubugwu, have dragged judge handling their trial,
Kanu, Others Drag Judge to NJC
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
David Nwawusi and Benjamin Madubugwu, have dragged judge handling their trial, Justice John Tsoho, before the National Judicial Council, NJC. The trio who are answering to a six-count treason charge before the Federal High Court in Abuja,... Read more
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NBC News
Actual Recall of Judge in Stanford Rape Case Won't Be Easy2003, which paved the way for the election of Arnold Schwarzenegger. Recalls a
Actual Recall of Judge in Stanford Rape Case Won't Be Easy
NBC News / Posted 5 days ago
2003, which paved the way for the election of Arnold Schwarzenegger. Recalls against county judges appear to be rare. The Judicial Council of California does not keep statistics on recalls filed against judges at the county level, but found only a... Read more
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The Atlantic
When Prison Is Not the Answercustody days saved … which translates to a savings of $11.2 million,” according
When Prison Is Not the Answer
The Atlantic / Posted 5 days ago
custody days saved … which translates to a savings of $11.2 million,” according to the court’s estimates. The California Judicial Council estimates that every dollar invested in Santa Ana results in a cost savings of $7.30. Sometimes the... Read more
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The Mercury News
Hagan: Brock Turner probation report was no excuse for light sentenceAssociate Justice Ming W. Chin as its chair. The commission was charged with st
Hagan: Brock Turner probation report was no excuse for light sentence
The Mercury News / Posted 8 days ago
Associate Justice Ming W. Chin as its chair. The commission was charged with studying and providing recommendations to the Judicial Council on ways to strengthen our court system, increase public trust and confidence in the judiciary, and ensure... Read more
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The Mercury News
Hagan: Brock Turner probation report was no excuse for light sentenceAssociate Justice Ming W. Chin as its chair. The commission was charged with st
Hagan: Brock Turner probation report was no excuse for light sentence
The Mercury News / Posted 8 days ago
Associate Justice Ming W. Chin as its chair. The commission was charged with studying and providing recommendations to the Judicial Council on ways to strengthen our court system, increase public trust and confidence in the judiciary, and ensure... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Drug lord Joaquín 'El Chapo' Guzmán had almost 600 planes — more than Mexico's airlinesfrom El Paso. A federal judge in Mexico ruled Monday that Guzmán could be extr
Drug lord Joaquín 'El Chapo' Guzmán had almost 600 planes — more than Mexico's airlines
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 8 days ago
from El Paso. A federal judge in Mexico ruled Monday that Guzmán could be extradited to the United States. Mexico's Judicial Council has 20 days to decided whether to approve the extradition, according to The Associated... Read more
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Gulf News
Lebanon government in quandary after Phalange ministers resignFebruary 21 to protest cabinet procrastination in referring the case of former
Lebanon government in quandary after Phalange ministers resign
Gulf News / Posted 9 days ago
February 21 to protest cabinet procrastination in referring the case of former Minister of Information Michel Samaha to the Judicial Council.“The Phalange Party has decided to resign from the government because Lebanon needs a ‘positive shock’,”... Read more
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The Mercury News
Alexander: Sexual predator sentencing law needs to be changedthe youth of the offender or anything else. Two changes to our law would avoid
Alexander: Sexual predator sentencing law needs to be changed
The Mercury News / Posted 10 days ago
the youth of the offender or anything else. Two changes to our law would avoid a repeat of this debacle. First, the Judicial Council should amend the sentencing guidelines so that first offenders in cases of attempted rape and penetration of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uwais - Salute to a Great Jurist At 80and patiently allows each one to present his or her argument without inhibition
Uwais - Salute to a Great Jurist At 80
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
and patiently allows each one to present his or her argument without inhibition, browbeating or intimidation. The National Judicial Council under his leadership has been effective in fighting corruption on the Bench. In conclusion, no other Chief... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Judge Accused of Abuse of PowerAn embattled judge in Cross River State, Bassey Ebuta, has urged the National J
Judge Accused of Abuse of Power
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
An embattled judge in Cross River State, Bassey Ebuta, has urged the National Judicial Council, NJC, to review the compulsory retirement order slammed on him. He also appealed to the council to take a second look at the petition which it relied upon... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Stop Retaliation for Anti-Torture Proposalthe proposed law, with offenses that can carry up to 25 years in prison in rela
Stop Retaliation for Anti-Torture Proposal
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
the proposed law, with offenses that can carry up to 25 years in prison in relation to those activities. Egypt's Supreme Judicial Council, meanwhile, appears to have ordered an investigation into Hesham Raouf and Assem Abd al-Gabbar; judges who... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Baseless U.S. Warnings Unduly Affects SA MuslimsThe Muslim Judicial Council (SA) categorically states that as a religious autho
Baseless U.S. Warnings Unduly Affects SA Muslims
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
The Muslim Judicial Council (SA) categorically states that as a religious authority based in South Africa, the safety and security of all people living in our country including tourists is of paramount importance. Likewise, the well-being, dignity... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ramadan Begins in South Africasuhur and one after sunset called iftar. The last day of Ramadan this year will
Ramadan Begins in South Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
suhur and one after sunset called iftar. The last day of Ramadan this year will be Tuesday 5 July. A post on the Muslim Judicial Council of South Africa's Facebook page offered respectful wishes to those able to fast: "May Allah shower his mercy... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Zuma Wishes Muslims a Peaceful Ramadana time for reflection through fasting and prayers. The President has also cong
President Zuma Wishes Muslims a Peaceful Ramadan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
a time for reflection through fasting and prayers. The President has also congratulated the new President of the Muslim Judicial Council, Shaykh Irafaan Abraham. "We look forward to working with Shaykh Irafaan Abrahams and to deepening the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Leave Aisha Buhari Out of Kogi Politics'the groups fronting for whoever is behind this latest attempt at frustrating th
'Leave Aisha Buhari Out of Kogi Politics'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
the groups fronting for whoever is behind this latest attempt at frustrating the anti-graft crusade is still at the stage of threatening to report to the National Judicial Council (NJC). People with facts do not threaten. They take action," he... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Jacob Zuma Wishes All Muslims a Peaceful Ramadanour country a better place," said President Zuma. The President has also congr
President Jacob Zuma Wishes All Muslims a Peaceful Ramadan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
our country a better place," said President Zuma. The President has also congratulated the new President of the Muslim Judicial Council, Shaykh Irafaan Abraham. "We look forward to working with Shaykh Irafaan Abrahams and to deepening the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Leave Aisha Buhari Out of Kogi Election Petitions Tribunal'this latest attempt at frustrating the anti-graft crusade is still at the stage
'Leave Aisha Buhari Out of Kogi Election Petitions Tribunal'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
this latest attempt at frustrating the anti-graft crusade is still at the stage of threatening to report to the National Judicial Council (NJC). People with facts do not threaten. They take action. "By the way, if the parlous financial situation... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Malls tighten security after terror warningsand Cape Town have upped their security and say they are consulting closely wit
Malls tighten security after terror warnings
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 17 days ago
and Cape Town have upped their security and say they are consulting closely with the police and State Security. The Muslim Judicial Council has warned that the increased security could strain relations between Muslims and others. It has urged US... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Planned Placerville courthouse move rattles towndown here and help the merchants. I don’t know why they’re taking it away from
Planned Placerville courthouse move rattles town
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 18 days ago
down here and help the merchants. I don’t know why they’re taking it away from us.” Preservationists have sued the state Judicial Council to stop the project, saying a legally mandated environmental analysis overlooked the potential for urban... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Politicians extend well wishes over Ramadancountry a better place," said President Jacob Zuma in a statement. Zuma also c
Politicians extend well wishes over Ramadan
News 24 South Africa / Posted 18 days ago
country a better place," said President Jacob Zuma in a statement. Zuma also congratulated the new president of the Muslim Judicial Council, Shaykh Irafaan Abraham. "We look forward to working with Shaykh Irafaan Abrahams and to deepening the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Planned move for Placerville courthouse rattles Gold Rush towndown here and help the merchants. I don’t know why they’re taking it away from
Planned move for Placerville courthouse rattles Gold Rush town
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 20 days ago
down here and help the merchants. I don’t know why they’re taking it away from us.” Preservationists have sued the state Judicial Council to stop the project, saying a legally mandated environmental analysis overlooked the potential for urban... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Courts resume work after 10-day strikeof our consolidated salary”. The leadership on May 19 declared an indefinite n
Courts resume work after 10-day strike
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 21 days ago
of our consolidated salary”. The leadership on May 19 declared an indefinite nationwide strike over delays in the implementation of the consolidated salaries and emoluments for their members approved by the Judicial Council as established... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Ukraine's corrupt judges targeted in constitutional reformsIt partly limits their immunity from prosecution, which used to be unconditiona
Ukraine's corrupt judges targeted in constitutional reforms
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 22 days ago
It partly limits their immunity from prosecution, which used to be unconditional. From now on they will be appointed by a judicial council rather than parliament, which is intended to shield them from political meddling. "Today we have a historic... Read more
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The Star
Ukraine's corrupt judges targeted in constitutional reformsIt partly limits their immunity from prosecution, which used to be unconditiona
Ukraine's corrupt judges targeted in constitutional reforms
The Star / Posted 22 days ago
It partly limits their immunity from prosecution, which used to be unconditional. From now on they will be appointed by a judicial council rather than parliament, which is intended to shield them from political meddling. "Today we have a historic... Read more
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The Mercury News
Programs that help abused, neglected children faces budget axand Massachusetts. But some counties are worse off than others, including Los A
Programs that help abused, neglected children faces budget ax
The Mercury News / Posted 24 days ago
and Massachusetts. But some counties are worse off than others, including Los Angeles, Riverside, and San Bernardino. The Judicial Council voted in April to shift about $7 million away from several other major metropolitan counties, including... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Court Costs Can be Crippling for Low-income Driverscourts in Virginia and found that many have not yet implemented recommendations
Court Costs Can be Crippling for Low-income Drivers
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 24 days ago
courts in Virginia and found that many have not yet implemented recommendations made last year by the policy-making Judicial Council. Those recommendations include assessing debtors' ability to pay before imposing a payment plan, not... Read more
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Daily Press
Court costs can be crippling for low-income VirginiansAssembly last year said courts must put their payment plan policies in writing.
Court costs can be crippling for low-income Virginians
Daily Press / Posted 24 days ago
Assembly last year said courts must put their payment plan policies in writing. And a year ago, the policy-making state Judicial Council recommended that courts abandon onerous debt-collection practices and develop policies and payment plans to... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Obernolte bill addresses judge shortagethan their assessed judicial need to courts with fewer judges than their assess
Obernolte bill addresses judge shortage
Desert Dispatch / Posted 24 days ago
than their assessed judicial need to courts with fewer judges than their assessed need. The bill would require that the Judicial Council of California develop the methodology, criteria, and standards to determine which five vacant judgeships... Read more
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Emery County Progress
County fair names Johansens as Honored Citizens - May 31, 2016the Utah Association of Counties. Judge Johansen is a past chair of the Board o
County fair names Johansens as Honored Citizens - May 31, 2016
Emery County Progress / Posted 24 days ago
the Utah Association of Counties. Judge Johansen is a past chair of the Board of Juvenile Court Judges, past chair of the Judicial Council's Policy and Planning Committee, past member of the Sentencing Commission and the Judicial Council. He is... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Court costs can be crippling for low-income driverscourts in Virginia and found that many have not yet implemented recommendations
Court costs can be crippling for low-income drivers
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 24 days ago
courts in Virginia and found that many have not yet implemented recommendations made last year by the policy-making Judicial Council. Those recommendations include assessing debtors' ability to pay before imposing a payment plan, not... Read more
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The Christian Post
Pastor Saeed Abedini: If Christians Don't Reach Muslims With Love of Christ, Muslims Will Reach Them With Jihadand Islamic terrorists said it was specifically aimed at Christians. Muslims l
Pastor Saeed Abedini: If Christians Don't Reach Muslims With Love of Christ, Muslims Will Reach Them With Jihad
The Christian Post / Posted 25 days ago
and Islamic terrorists said it was specifically aimed at Christians. Muslims leaders around the world, such as Muslim Judicial Council of South Africa President Maulana Ihsaan Hendricks, condemned, at that time, what they called a "heinous and... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Supreme Court dismisses Justice Dery’s salary suitJustice Paul Uuter Dery and Justice Gilbert Ayisi Addo, implicated in the judic
Supreme Court dismisses Justice Dery’s salary suit
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 29 days ago
Justice Paul Uuter Dery and Justice Gilbert Ayisi Addo, implicated in the judicial bribery scandal are challenging the Judicial Council for withholding their full salaries. The justices, who did not assign any reasons for the unanimous... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Appoint Supreme Court Justices From Outside - UAC Tells Buhariat the event also decried victimisation of lawyers who write genuine petitions
Appoint Supreme Court Justices From Outside - UAC Tells Buhari
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
at the event also decried victimisation of lawyers who write genuine petitions against judges . "How will the National Judicial Council, NJC, function if there are no whistle blowers? Even if a petition is withdrawn after the petitioner has... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Methodists trying to avoid church split over LGBT rightsloss of clergy credentials. Conservatives have stepped up demands for punishmen
Methodists trying to avoid church split over LGBT rights
Chicago Tribune / Posted 29 days ago
loss of clergy credentials. Conservatives have stepped up demands for punishment of such actions. Separately Wednesday, the Judicial Council, or top church court, ruled that mandatory penalties, which conservatives had sought, were... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
GBA appeals to JUSAG members to resume workto their demands for consolidated salaries as reason for their industrial actio
GBA appeals to JUSAG members to resume work
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 30 days ago
to their demands for consolidated salaries as reason for their industrial action. Several institutions including the Judicial Council have adjured JUSAG to call off the strike with the National Labour Commission (NLC) taking the Association... Read more
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The Houma Courier
House gives final approval to minority judgeship studySenate Concurrent Resolution 75 by Sen. Norby Chabert, R-Houma, requests the Ju
House gives final approval to minority judgeship study
The Houma Courier / Posted a month ago
Senate Concurrent Resolution 75 by Sen. Norby Chabert, R-Houma, requests the Judicial Council, the state Supreme Court’s research arm, to study the 32nd Judicial District Court and recommend whether a minority judgeship should be created in the... Read more
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The Daily Comet
House gives final approval to minority judgeship studySenate Concurrent Resolution 75 by Sen. Norby Chabert, R-Houma, requests the Ju
House gives final approval to minority judgeship study
The Daily Comet / Posted a month ago
Senate Concurrent Resolution 75 by Sen. Norby Chabert, R-Houma, requests the Judicial Council, the state Supreme Court’s research arm, to study the 32nd Judicial District Court and recommend whether a minority judgeship should be created in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Liberian Lawyer Makes Historybecome the first person from outside the United States and first African to be
Liberian Lawyer Makes History
AllAfrica.com / Posted a month ago
become the first person from outside the United States and first African to be elected President of the United Methodist Judicial Council. The Judicial Council is similar to the Supreme Court and has the final say on all judicial matters in the... Read more
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The Christian Post
United Methodists Elect First-Ever African President of Church's Highest CourtOswald Tweh Sr., lay member of the United Methodist Church and the first Liberi
United Methodists Elect First-Ever African President of Church's Highest Court
The Christian Post / Posted 1 months ago
Oswald Tweh Sr., lay member of the United Methodist Church and the first Liberian to be president of the United Methodist Judicial Council. Photo taken during the 2012 UMC General Conference in Tampa Bay, Florida. Delegates at the United... Read more
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Market Watch
Saudi Arabian financial dispute nears resolutionkingdom, one of the two parties that was forced into a $6 billion debt restruct
Saudi Arabian financial dispute nears resolution
Market Watch / Posted 1 months ago
kingdom, one of the two parties that was forced into a $6 billion debt restructuring said Sunday. Saudi Arabia's Supreme Judicial Council in March ordered setting up a special enforcement tribunal tasked with finding a solution to the seven-year... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
We urge JUSAG to go back to workof failed promises. Indications are that the issue of consolidated salaries an
We urge JUSAG to go back to work
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 1 months ago
of failed promises. Indications are that the issue of consolidated salaries and emoluments dates back to 2012 when the Judicial Council embarked on a review of the conditions of service for judicial service staff, although the decision to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Good Civil Servantsand twenty lower court judges sacked after Anas' and Tiger Eye's exposure of th
The Good Civil Servants
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
and twenty lower court judges sacked after Anas' and Tiger Eye's exposure of them taking bribes on undercover camera. "The judicial council is determined to take prompt, resolute and necessary measures to ensure the integrity of the judiciary and... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Of the 7 local lawyers vying to become Juneau's next judge, 4 are womenAssociation will submit their opinions of each candidate later this year as par
Of the 7 local lawyers vying to become Juneau's next judge, 4 are women
Juneau Empire / Posted 1 months ago
Association will submit their opinions of each candidate later this year as part of the application process for the Alaska Judicial Council to consider. The Council, after interviewing each candidate and conducting background checks, will forward a... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
JUSAG 'using election year to hold gov’t to ransom'over persisting remuneration issues. They say government has failed to impleme
JUSAG 'using election year to hold gov’t to ransom'
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 1 months ago
over persisting remuneration issues. They say government has failed to implement a salary review as recommended by the Judicial Council. Under the new review, the employees expect to see their allowances and salary consolidated into one... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
African Methodists worry about the church that brought them Christianityto allocate $20 million to a new committee on U.S. church growth. The latter wa
African Methodists worry about the church that brought them Christianity
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 1 months ago
to allocate $20 million to a new committee on U.S. church growth. The latter was later ruled unconstitutional by the Judicial Council. When it comes to growth, she said, the American church could learn from Africa, despite the different... Read more
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