Rithu Krishna B R

The Federal Appeals Court Holds Trump’s Diversion of Military Funds To Build the Wall To Be Unlawful

The Federal Appeals Court held that US President Donald Trump’s diversion of military funds to build the wall is unlawful. A grey area in the law was interpreted to allow the Trump administration to build a wall using funds allocated...

Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Texas Abortion Bill as Unconstitutional

The bill was initially signed in 2017 by the governor Greg Abbott. It was met with backlash and the plaintiffs are eight licensed abortion clinics and three abortion providers who challenged the bill in federal court.  Background  The appeal was regarding...

Nigeria’s Kaduna Passes Law Allowing Castration of Child Rapists

Governor Malam Nasir Ahmad of the state of Kaduna passed a law allowing the castration of convicted child rapists. In addition to this, the law also provides for the death penalty for child sexual abusers where the child is...

European Court Holds Hungarian Education Law Violative of the EU Rules

In the case of the Commission v. Hungary (Higher Education), the court held that Hungarian Education laws are violative of several European Union provisions and rules. The policy was held to be arbitrary and discriminatory.  Background  In 2017 Viktor Orban, Prime...

European Commission Takes Legal Action Against United Kingdom

The European Commission sent its formal letter of notice to the United Kingdom for breaching its obligations under the Withdrawal Agreement. Following this, the infringement process against the United Kingdom officially began. Background Due to Brexit, a withdrawal agreement was ratified...

Uber Wins Case to Continue Operating in London

The Transport for London Authority, which has the statutory responsibility for granting of all Private Hire Vehicle licences, had initially refused the renewal of Uber London Limited's license. In the case of Uber London Limited v. Transport for London,...

Supreme Court of Finland Confirms Ban on Far-Right, Neo-Nazi Movement – Nordic Resistance (PVL)

The legal battle has been going on since 2017 when the Police of Finland, requested to outlaw the movement. The movement has been cited in several official reviews to be dangerous to national security. The Supreme Court has now...

Federal Judge Blocks the Trump Ban on WeChat

The suit was brought by users of WeChat in the US where they challenged the constitutionality of the Executive order which was passed banning all transactions relating to WeChat. The reasoning given by the government was that of national...

Former Nissan Motors Executive, Greg Kelly, Pleads Not Guilty and Denies Charges of Criminal Conspiracy

Background  Greg Kelly and Carlos Ghosn were charged with hiding income and criminal conspiracy. This is alleged to have been done for a decade. The duo was arrested in Japan in 2018. Kelly has been on bail since 2018 while...

Federal Court of Appeals Allows Trump Administration to End Humanitarian Programs Shielding Hundreds of Immigrants From Deportation

The three-judge panel in the ninth-circuit court allowed the administration’s efforts to end the Temporary Protected Status of certain immigrants. This brings around 300000 immigrants living in the US under the radar to be deported. The ruling was 2:1,...

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Juveniles in Care Homes: A Comparative and Critical Analysis

It was the year 1989 when the entire world was undergoing certain changes and in the backdrop of such changes, the world leaders came...

Call For Papers: Law & Political Review (Annual Journal), Google Scholar Indexed, Submission Open

This post is a Call For Papers post for Law & Political Review which is an Annual Journal by The Law Brigade Publishers. Research Area...

Bombay High Court Passes Order To Clarify and Modify Previous Order When State of Maharashtra Moved Praecipe

Division Bench of Bombay High Court consisting of Justice S. V. Gangapurwala and Justice Shrikant D. Kulkarni had passed an Order on 25th October...

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...