Tag Archives: Independence

Lawsuit: Two Adult Cruise Passengers Assault Minor on Independence of the Seas

Surveillance video on Royal Caribbean's Independence of the Seas shows an attack on a 13 year old boy by two adult passengers. The men, identified by local Miami news station NBC 4 as Martinez and Lawson, corner the teenager in … Continue reading

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Zoldan on the Independence of the Federal Judiciary from Congress

Evan C. Zoldan (University of Toledo College of Law) has posted Is the Federal Judiciary Independent of Congress? (Stanford Law Review Online (2018 Forthcoming)) on SSRN.  Here is the abstract: Can Congress command a federal court to rule in favor of a … Continue reading

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Summary: European Commission Addresses Judicial Independence in Poland

There is reason to question the independence of the Polish judiciary; over the past two years, Polish legislature has adopted more than 13 laws that arguably place the courts in the control of the ruling political majority. Over the last … Continue reading

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Ragone: The Catalan Referendum on Independence: A Constitutional Conundrum

Sabrina Ragone (Univ. of Bologna – Law) has posted an ASIL Insight on The Catalan Referendum on Independence: A Constitutional Conundrum. Read more detail on Recent International Law posts –

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Alice Woolley, "Rhetoric and Realities: What Independence of the Bar Requires of Lawyer Regulation"

Article. Abstract: The Canadian legal profession is largely self-regulating. Provincial law societies governed by lawyers elected by their peers set the standards for admission to the profession and for ethical conduct, and investigate, prosecute and adjudicate allegations of professional misconduct … Continue reading

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