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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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Taco Bell in Violation of Disability Law, Federal Judge in California Rules

A federal judge recently ruled that Mexican fast food chain Taco Bell violated both federal and California laws protecting the disabled from discrimination at its restaurants, the Associated Press reports. While this ruling is based on customer complaints, the same … Continue reading

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ICTY rules Seselj’s rights to fair trial not violated

[JURIST] The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) [official website] ruled [decision text, in French, PDF] on Friday that former Serb nationalist politician and war crimes suspect Vojislav Seselj [case materials; JURIST news archive] has received all guarantees … Continue reading

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY TARGETS RULES OF THE ROAD FOR PEDESTRIANS

Last month, Montgomery County police announced an increased effort to ticket jaywalkers at specific locations identified as pedestrian problem areas. Teams of six to eight police officers will be stationed in these areas to enforce the laws of pedestrian safety. … Continue reading

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Federal judge rules Iraqi national can be tried in Kentucky court

[JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the Western District of Kentucky [official website] ruled Tuesday that an Iraqi national can stand trial in US civilian court for terrorism-related crimes. Chief Judge Thomas Russell, in an 11-page opinion, … Continue reading

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