Criminal Law

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Attorney-General George Brandis sets out plans to broaden laws governing promotion of terrorism (ABC)

Attorney-General George Brandis has confirmed the Federal Government is planning to make it illegal to promote or incite terrorism.Senator Brandis has outlined the way the Government is heading on its second tranche of national security laws, after introducing ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - 1 hour ago]
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Oak Brook Criminal Lawyers Serve as Advocates for New Illinois Sealing Law

PRWebOak Brook criminal law firm Kathryn L. Harry & Associates, P.C. is pleased to announce that attorneys Christopher Hage and Tina Gagliano advocated for a new sealing law in Illinois, House Bill 5815 , sponsored by Illinois State Representative Jeanne ... [Published Myrtle Beach Sun News - 9 hours ago]
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POCSO Act won’t stick in 2011 case, say legal eagles

It was a bittersweet Tuesday for Mustafa, the skating instructor who was arrested on July 20 for the crime of raping a six-year-old girl on the campus of her school. MN Reddi, the city police commissioner, exonerated Musfata, by admitting that he was ... [Published Bangalore Mirror - 10 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

Law adequate to deal with social media, say peers

No new laws are needed to deal with crimes committed using social media, according to peers.The ‘tentative’ conclusion of the House of Lords communications committee, set up in June, is that the criminal law, almost entirely enacted before the invention ... [Published Law Society Gazette - Jul 29 2014]
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'Police inactive due to Cong leaders' pressure tactics'

Udupi-Chikmagalur MP Shobha Karandlaje has accused the State government as futile with anti-women approach.Speaking to media persons here on Tuesday, the MP said the increasing number of violence against women in the State has not bothered the Congress ... [Published Deccan Herald - 15 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

#WUSTL Constitutional Law Expert Magarian Available to Comment on Congressional Effort to Amend #Controlledsubstancesact

Expert Pitch Contact InformationAvailable for logged-in reporters onlyNewswise — A bill introduced July 28 in the U.S. House of Representatives would amend the Controlled Substances Act — the federal law that criminalizes marijuana — to exempt plants ... [Published Newswise - 15 hours ago]
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Intellectual property infringement: civil procedure isn’t the only option

Time is often of theessence, when dealing with intellectual property infringement.A matter of days can make a difference to a brand, design or copyright owner,in protecting against the damage caused by having infringing articles out inthe ether.Recent ... [Published Intellectual Property Magazine - 16 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

Obama to sign bill letting owners unlock smartphones

President Barack ObamaSmartphone owners may unlock the devices to switch wireless carriers after service contracts expire under legislation that passed Congress today and is headed for President Barack Obama’s desk.According to Bloomberg , the measure ... [Published Nigeria Punch - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

Israeli attacks designed to “terrorize” Gaza population, international law experts say

“The civilian population in the Gaza Strip is under direct attack,” dozens of international law experts have warned in a statement laying out numerous Israeli violations of the laws of war, some amounting to war crimes.The statement came as the death ... [Published Electronic Intifada - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Former judge defending ex-West Valley officer

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A former federal judge and University of Utah law professor will help defend a former West Valley City detective charged with manslaughter. Paul Cassell, who teaches criminal law at the University of Utah, became one of Shaun ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 2 reports

Zimbabwe Constitutional Court De-Criminalises Publishing Falsehoods

[MISA]The Constitutional Court on Tuesday, July 22 confirmed its earlier ruling that Section 31 (a) (iii) of the Criminal Law [Codification and Reform] Act that criminalises the publication of statements undermining confidence in law enforcement contravenes ... [Published AA ZIMBABWE - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Pilot Rachel joins legal firm

MILNE Moser solicitors in Kendal has added a new face to its ranks this month.Rachel Broughton, of Kents Bank, has joined the firm from Holdens solicitors.She has nine years experience in criminal law, working on subjects ranging from road traffic to ... [Published Westmorland Gazette - Jul 28 2014]

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"The Commonwealth's criminal law hasn't actually kept pace with developments in criminal law elsewhere. So we're looking at changing the requirement, the pre-condition for the AFP making an arrest from reasonable belief to reasonable suspicion."
"I'm going to try to build on what Chief Ferreira did and make it better" McNeil said. "That's what every chief should do."
He said: "I’d need to be persuaded that the current legislation doesn’t deal with it."

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States should have some power over criminal law... [Published WUSTL Medicine & Healthcare News - 18 hours ago]
A bill introduced July 28 in the U.S. House of Representatives would amend the Controlled Substances Act — the federal law that criminalizes marijuana — to exempt plants with an extremely low level of THC, the part of marijuana that makes users high.  ...
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How do you bite into a saturated market? You talk to dentists. At least that’s the strategy two business lawyers are using to carve out a niche in the crowded Ontario legal market. Michael Carabash and David Mayzel may be the only two lawyers in Ontario ...
Statement: Legal experts and human rights defen... [Published Mondoweiss - Jul 28 2014]
Palestinians walk past the rubble of houses destroyed by Israeli strikes in Beit Hanoun, northern Gaza Strip, Sunday, July 27, 2014. (Photo: Lefteris Pitarakis, AP) The International Community Must End Israel’s Collective Punishment of the Civilian ...
Colombian Student Facing A Minimum Of Four Year... [Published Techdirt - Jul 28 2014]
Upload a document to Scribd, go to prison for at least four years. Ridiculous and more than a bit frightening, but in a case that has some obvious parallels with Aaron Swartz's prosecution , that's the reality Colombian student Diego Gomez is facing. ...
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