Moshiuzzaman

Constitutional Court of South Africa Declares Provisions of Domestic Workers’ Injury Compensation Legislation To Be Unconstitutional

The Constitutional Court of South Africa in Sylvia Mahlangu v Minister of Labour , declared parts of the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act (COIDA) to be unconstitutional as it infringed fundamental rights of workers as provided under...

Donald’s Last Days: Penn SC Rejects Trump Campaign Lawsuit Over Election Observers

The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania has rejected allegations of state law violations made by President Trump’s campaign over election oversight in Philadelphia county. Background The case concerned the processing of mail-in and absentee ballots received from voters in Philadelphia County in...

Supreme Court of the United Kingdom To Deliver Final Judgment in COVID-19 Insurance Test Case

The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom began its’ four-day hearing in the matter of Financial Conduct Authority v Arch Insurance . The appeal concerned the construction of certain provisions in insurance policies written by the Appellant Insurers relating...

English Commercial Court Rejects Kuwait’s Appeal for English-Jurisdiction Over Multibillion-Dollar Lawsuit Following the Lugano Convention and Brussels Regulations

The English Commercial Court of the Queen’s Bench Division rejected an appeal from a Kuwaiti public body that sought to claim English-jurisdiction over 37 defendants alleged to have been associated with a multibillion-dollar civil fraudster.  Background The Public Institution for Social...

Supreme Court of Canada States That Duty of Care Is Owed to Restaurant Customers; Not Franchise Operators

In the case of Ontario INC. V. Maple Leaf Foods INC, the Supreme Court of Canada, in a 5-4 majority decision, has sided with Maple Leaf Foods Inc., a supplier to Mr. Sub (the restaurant) over a tort of...

Supreme Court of Missouri Refuses to Review a $2.1 Billion Award Against Johnson & Johnson Over Ovarian Cancer-Causing Talc Powder

The Supreme Court of Missouri has refused to review a $2.1 bn award by a St Louis jury, which found Johnson & Johnson Inc. guilty of manufacturing baby talc-powder that was laced with asbestos and caused ovarian cancer.   Background In 2018,...

Supreme Court of Korea Upholds Former President’s 17-Year Term of Imprisonment

The Supreme Court of Korea upheld the decision of the Seoul Central District Court which sentenced former president Lee Myung Bak to 17-years in prison over corruption charges. Lee Myung Bak – the Story So Far Lee Myung Bak was the...

U.S. District Court Sentences NXIVM Founder Keith Raniere to 120 Years in Prison Over Sex Trafficking and Racketeering Charges

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York convicts NXIVM (pronounced “nexium”) founder, Keith Raniere, to 120 years in prison over federal sex trafficking, racketeering and possession of child pornography charges.  Background NXIVM is an American Company that...

The European Court of Human Rights Orders Germany To Pay Non-Pecuniary Damages for Prison Strip-Searches 

A serving German prisoner was repeatedly stripped searched for non-legitimate purposes. The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) found that Germany had violated the Applicants’ rights as provided in Arts 3 – prohibition of torture, and Arts 13 –...

UK Court of Appeal Rules Home Department’s Deportation Policy of Immigrants Unlawful

Britain’s Court of Appeal quashed the Home Department’s deportation policy, declaring it unlawful; criticizing it for being too stringent on immigrants to comply with. Background The case in question concerned a public interest claim brought forward by Medical Justice, a charity...

About Me

Moshiuzzaman holds a 2:1 LL.B degree from BPP University (UK). He is currently pursuing the CFA chartership and working as an independent legal researcher at the American Society of International Law (ASIL)
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