International Courts

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...

India Losses ₹22,100 Cr Tax Arbitration Case To UK Telecom Giant Vodafone at the Permanent Court of Arbitration 

The Permanent Court of Arbitration has ruled in favour of the UK based telecommunication company, the Vodafone Group over a retrospective tax dispute under an India-Netherlands Bilateral Investment Treaty.  Background In May 2007, Vodafone Group’s Dutch affiliate, Vodafone International Holdings BV...

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...

Quebec Superior Court Acquits Author and Declares Part of Child Pornography Law Invalid 

A Quebecer author and his publishers were charged with producing child pornography concerning fictional scenes in a horror novel. The Quebec Superior Court acquitted the author while declaring part of Canada’s Criminal Code.  Background In April 2019, the authorities charged Quebec...

UK Supreme Court Holds That There Is No Automatic Right for a Person With Property Interest to Make Representation at First Stage of Confiscation...

The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom was asked to determine a point of law of general public importance concerning the making of confiscation orders and the operation of s.160A of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002. The Court...

U.S. Marine to Face Court-Martial After Being Granted Presidential Pardon for Killing Transgender Filipino Woman

Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton, a serving soldier of the U.S. Marines was granted a presidential pardon concerning the murder of a transgender Filipino woman.  Background  On the 11th of October 2014, Jennifer Laude, 26, was killed by Lance Corporal Joseph...

Riyadh Criminal Court Delivers Final Verdict of the Jamal Khashoggi Murder Case

The Saudi based Court convicted eight Saudi nationals concerning the murder of Jamal Khashoggi. Five were given the maximum sentence of 20 years’ imprisonment, another individual was given 10 years’ imprisonment, and the other two were given 7 years’...

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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Job Post: Vacancy for multiple posts at Office of the Commissioner, Labour and Employment, Panaji

Applications are invited by the Commissioner, Labour and Employment, Shram Shakti Bhavan, 2nd Floor, Patto Plaza, Panaji – Goa,...

SC Cancels Bail Granted to Murder Accused; Says We Can’t Have Two Parallel Legal Systems for the Rich and the Common Man

The Hon’ble Supreme Court cancelled the accused person’s bail and stated that a judiciary that is susceptible to political pressures would allow politicians to operate with impunity and incentivize criminality to flourish.

Madras HC Restrains State From Acquiring Buses Without Disabled Friendly Amenities

The Madras High Court restrained the State from acquiring more buses as part of public transport as long as it did not conform to the notification issued on 20th September 2016 mandating disabled friendly amenities in buses.

Job Post: Vacancy for Research Associate with CPA Project [Criminal Justice & Police Accountability Project], Bhopal: Apply by July 31

About the Organisation The Criminal Justice & Police Accountability Project is Bhopal-based research and litigation intervention working to build accountability against the unjust criminalisation of...

Job Post: Vacancy for 2 Legal Assistant at Legastice, Chennai, Apply Now

About the Law Firm Legastice is a legal Firm and the company is engaged in legal services to various businesses. They handle labour laws, all...