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Canada high court rules rights tribunal cannot award legal costs

[JURIST] The Supreme Court of Canada Friday declared that the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) [official websites] does not have the power to award compensation for legal costs. The high court’s 7-0 decision [judgment text] states that the language used … Continue reading

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Party Cannot Lack Standing to be Sued

Richards v. Burgett, Inc., No. 10 C 7580, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Apr. 4, 2011) (Lindberg, Sen. J.). Judge Lindberg denied the Burgett Bros. defendants' and the ASC defendant's motions to dismiss plaintiff's trademark infringement claims related to the GEORGE … Continue reading

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San Francisco judge rules circumcision ban cannot appear on ballot

[JURIST] A judge for the Superior Court of San Francisco [official website] ruled in Jewish Community Relations Council of San Francisco v. Arntz [materials] on Thursday that a San Francisco public referendum to ban circumcision cannot appear on the ballot … Continue reading

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No Second Guessing EPA: CERCLA Citizen Suit Cannot Interfere With Ongoing Cleanup

By SEDINA L. BANKS This week, the Ninth Circuit ruled that the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) does not give a federal district court jurisdiction to adjudicate claims for past noncompliance with an order issued by the … Continue reading

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Georgia divorce decree cannot be modified by the trial court in contempt action, even if it will result in hardship

The Supreme Court of Georgia recently held a Husband to the exact language in his divorce decree, even though it may cause him hardship. Greenwood v. Greenwood, S11A0611 (2011). In that case, the parties' final judgment and decree of divorce … Continue reading

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