Rithu Krishna B R

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,...

Pakistan Court Sentences 37-Year-Old Christian Man to Death for Blasphemy Texts 

The Court of Lahore sentenced Asif Pervaiz, a 37-year-old Christian, to death for committing the crime of blasphemy through text messages. The court tagged it as a misuse of his phone.  Background  Asif Pervaiz is a 37-year-old factory worker. He has...

Federal Court Holds California Education Guidelines Not Anti-Hindu

The US Court of Appeals held that the 2016 guidelines for education in the State of California are not discriminatory against Hinduism. An action was brought by parents of Hindu children in the California public schools. Background  The California Parents for...

Saudi Court Sentences 7 Islamist Militants to Death for 2014 Shootings

The court sentenced seven militants involved in the 2014 shooting to death and three others to 25-year jail terms. This decision comes in succession on several other bombings and shootings that have taken place in Saudi. Background  Saudi Arabia has tried...

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