International Courts

Singaporean Citizen Pleads Guilty to Working as a Chinese Spy in the U.S.

On July 24, Jun Wei Yeo pled guilty to acting as an illegal agent within the United States. Chinese Intelligence had deployed him in the country. Jun Wei Yeo is also known as Dickson Yeo. He is a Singaporean...

U.S. Supreme Court Denies Injunction to Nevada Church’s Challenging COVID-19 Restrictions

The state of Nevada has 41,000 confirmed cases and 722 deaths. The Government placed these restrictions as measures against the further spread. The church in Nevada applied for an injunction against the restriction. The Supreme Court denied an emergency...

German Court Convicts 93-Year-Old Nazi Concentration Camp Guard

The Hamburg Juvenile Court convicted Bruno Dey for being accessory to murder. This was at the Stutthof concentration camp. He has a total conviction of 5,232 counts of accessory murder during his service between 1944 and 1945. Background Bruno Dey was...

U.S. Supreme Court Rules Against Unconditional Presidential Immunity

In the case of Trump v. Vance, the Supreme Court of the United States that a sitting President is not immune to a criminal investigation. The Supreme Court has ruled against complete presidential immunity. It has allowed a New...

Law Student Files Suit Against the Australian Government Over Financial Risks of Climate Change

A 23- year-old Melbourne law student sued the Government. This was for failure to disclose the risks involved in climate change and the value of government bonds. This is a class action suit and a first of its kind....

U.S. Government Finally Retracts the Hostile International-Student Visa Policy

The international students taking online courses would no longer be barred from the United States. District Court Judge Allison D. Burroughs announced on July 14, at a hearing. Background  On July 6, the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) released a...

U.S. Supreme Court Upholds the Ban on Robocalls to Cell Phones

The exception of robocalls for debt collection by the government was held to be unlawful. It decided to sever this exception from the rest of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, 1991. It held the exception violates the First Amendment...

U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Challenges to the Constitutionality of “Faithless Elector Laws”

The Supreme Court rejected the challenges to the constitutionality of the “faithless elector laws”. The ruling comes before the 2020 presidential elections. The judgement allows the status quo to prevail in the current system. Background The faithless elector law penalizes presidential...

Kuwait Has Cleared the Draft Expat Bill, What Could Be Its Dire Consequences?

In the wake of rising Coronavirus cases, India's migrant workers in Kuwait are now being dealt with a disastrous blow.  Kuwait moved the new expat quota bill as the oil prices in the country collapsed. The Gulf nation seeks...

India’s Trade War With China and the GATT Agreement (1947)

"The trade war with China could end up doing more harm to the Indian economy", Arvind Panagariya recently said in an audio interview. China's exports to India are only 3% of their sum total. This 3% makes up for about 15%...

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Emerging Dimensions of US Foreign Policy

Introduction: The terrifying issues which Afghanistan is going through day by day are not only scary to Afghanistan but...

Long Note on Debentures

What Is a Debenture? A debenture is a type of bond or other debt instrument that is unsecured by collateral. Since debentures have no collateral...

Legality of Prostitution

Margaret Cho exclaimed: where do people get off telling people, what to do?  It is their body. If you legalized sex work and legally protected...

Sexual Harassment In India

In the recent case of  Mobasher Jawed Akbar vs . Priya Ramani on 17 February 2021, it was rather astonishing that Priya Ramani was...

Is India Ready for Launching a 5G Network System?

Introduction: -  5G is the fifth generation technology standard for broadband cellular networks, which cellular phone companies started deploying worldwide in 2019 and is also...