Criminal Law

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Name: Criminal Law
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New rules to make more convicts eligible for presidential clemency

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department announced new rules Wednesday that would potentially make thousands of federal inmates eligible for presidential grants of clemency, including a requirement that candidates must have served at least 10 years of their ... [Published Detroit Free Press - 2 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Law Council of Australia and Phillip Boulten, member of the National Criminal Law Committee.

Law Council of Australia and Phillip Boulten, member of the National Criminal Law Committee. ... [Published Noodls - 2 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Act tough on those flouting rules, state’s child rights body writes to government

Maharashtra occupied the eighth position among 35 states and Union Territories, with Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh and Rajasthan occupying the top three positions in terms of number of child labour.While there exists a clear contradiction between the ... [Published Indian Express - 4 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Valuable Legal Lessons Learned at 20th…

Over 150 students from eight area high schools gathered for the 20th annual Youth Law Conference, spending the day gaining knowledge of a variety of legal issues that pertain specifically to them — to help them become more informed and provide them to ... [Published Clawson Patch - 4 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

Bristol journalist John Coles cleared over alleged payments to police

A FORMER Sun journalist from Bristol will face no further action from police following his arrest in connection with an investigation into inappropriate payments to police.John Coles, 54, was detained under Operation Elveden at his home near Bristol in ... [Published Bristol Post - 5 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 3 reports

Crime and punishment

WHAT is the real reason for clamouring for the introduction of hudud?Is it on religious grounds – to make a point that Islam has its own criminal law system?Is it for the personal glory of those pushing for its introduction?Is it to tackle the escalating ... [Published The Sun Daily - 14 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Jon heads up new solicitors’ firm

Highly experienced criminal lawyers Jon Holmes and Nicola Colwill in Gloucester, have joined forces with Dermot Clarke and Mazar Iqbal in Cheltenham, to create a new firm – Holmes, Morgan, Clarke with offices in both Cheltenham and Gloucester.Jon has ... [Published Punchline - 14 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

MEPs vote to take harmful “legal highs” off market faster

Draft rules to ensure that harmful psychoactive substances, known as "legal highs", are withdrawn rapidly from the EU market were approved by Parliament on Thursday. MEPs sought to protect the health and safety of young people from these drugs, whilst ... [Published Financial Mirror - 14 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Woman arrested under Met Police's Op Elveden told the investigation against her is dropped

A journalist arrested under the Metropolitan Police’s investigation into inappropriate payments to police has been told she faces no further action.On December 6, 2012 officers from Operation Elveden arrested a 39-year-old woman at her home in Sussex ... [Published Brighton & Hove Argus - 16 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Gazette opinion: Wise choice for Yellowstone County District Court

Next month Montana’s busiest judicial district will be back to a full force of six full-time judges. Billings attorney Michael Moses is preparing to start his new job the week of May 19.Gov. Steve Bullock made a wise choice in appointing Moses to serve ... [Published Billings Gazette - 19 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

China Considers Hard Time for Eating Endangered Species

Asian black bears, pangolins, king cobras, and monitor lizards are all considered delicacies by wealthy Chinese businessmen and overindulgent party cadres. They’re also quite rare, and the the cost of eating one may soon rise.This week a group of Chinese ... [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Letter: Miller’s civil litigation experience makes him best candidate

The voters have an opportunity to place a tremendous lawyer with very broad-based experience in civil litigation on the bench in the May 20 election.Randy Miller, over a period of a decade while with our firm, handled hundreds of matters for a very diverse ... [Published Bend Bulletin - Apr 22 2014]

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From Corporate Watch : Today Debbie Vincent, an animal rights activist from the Stop Huntingdon Animal Cruelty (SHAC) campaign was sentenced to six years in prison for conspiracy to blackmail after a five week long trial at Winchester Crown Court. ...
Why the need for hudud? – Ravinder Singh [Published The Malaysian Insider - 20 hours ago]
This question begs an answer: What is the real reason for clamouring for the introduction of hudud?Is it purely on religious grounds – to make a point that Islam has its own criminal law system?Is it for the personal glory of those pushing for the introduction ...
‘My life was going to have to deal with issues ... [Published Harvard Gazette - Apr 22 2014]
Dean Martha Minow of the Law School follows E.O. Wilson in the Experience series, interviews with Harvard faculty covering the reasons they became teachers and scholars, and the personal journeys, missteps included, behind their professional success. ...
Supporters Wing to help in explaining hudud [Published Harakahdaily Local - Apr 22 2014]
PAS Supporters Wing (DHPP) has no problem with the plan to implement the Islamic criminal law of hudud in Kelantan and lend its support for the move. Vice chairman Vincent Lee said...   ...
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