Tag Archives: Courts

Previewing the Supreme Court’s Fall Term 2018

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear the following cases for the upcoming term. If Brett Kavanaugh is not confirmed by the Senate, the Court would have only 8 Justices and be at risk of having some split (4-4) decisions. … Continue reading

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International commercial courts: should the EU be next? – EP study building competence in commercial law

By Erlis Themeli, Xandra Kramer, and Georgia Antonopoulou, Erasmus University Rotterdam (postdoc researcher, PI, and PhD candidate ERC project Building EU Civil Justice) Previous posts on this blog have described the emerging international commercial and business courts in various Member States. … Continue reading

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UK Courts May Do Away With Fault-Based Divorces

From Metro News: Fault-based divorces could be scrapped in a major shake-up of family laws as ministers look to simplify the process. A consultation is set to be launched on plans for divorce law reform after Justice Secretary David Gauke… … Continue reading

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Haddad: The Hidden Hands of Justice: NGOs, Human Rights, and International Courts

Heidi Nichols Haddad (Pomona College – Politics) has published The Hidden Hands of Justice: NGOs, Human Rights, and International Courts (Cambridge Univ. Press 2018). Here's the abstract: The Hidden Hands of Justice: NGOs, Human Rights, and International Courts is the … Continue reading

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EFF To Maine, Massachusetts Courts: Rule Requiring Warrants to Access Cell Phone Location Data Applies to Real-Time Searches

Cases Among First Since Landmark Supreme Court Decision in CarpenterPortland, Maine—The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and the ACLU are urging the state’s highest courts in Massachusetts and Maine to rule that law enforcement agents need a warrant to access real-time … Continue reading

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