Writs. Legal news and articles for October 28 - 31, 2011

Book Review: The Cut by George PelecanosKalamazoo City Commission write-in candidate: Fred Lawrence IISupreme Court Justices to Conference on Pending ObamaCare CasesDist.Collector should not interfere in NH land acquisition: HCRoman Abramovich describes background in welding and plastic toysHERNANDEZ v. SECRETARYReporter Records His Own (Unlawful?) Arrest at Occupy ProtestANALYSIS: The road to hell —Yasser Latif HamdaniHC dismisses BSNL petitionSanidad leads legal team in Tuba writSearch Case Highlights Courts' Trouble with TechRighthaven misses deadlines, again faces asset seizure threatChina Polyester Writ Large.The need for empathy on the CourtNational artist backs Tuba writ

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To God Be The Glory - Nkrabeah Effah-Dartey
Peace FM OnlineOctober 4, 2011

Writ of summons, pleadings, directions, hearing – as we go along. If you don't pay, I don't come – period. It works like magic. There are two types of cases- criminal and civil. Criminal cases make a lawyer POPULAR but civil cases make a lawyer RICHER. ...more »

EX PARTE NORVELL
Leagle.comOctober 20, 2011

In this writ application, Applicant contends that his sentence is not authorized by law because the enhancement of the applicable punishment range from that of a state jail felony to a third-degree felony was not proper. This claim may be raised before ...more »

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Book Review: The Cut by George Pelecanos
Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)October 31, 2011

He also maintains that ambiguous place between the cops and the criminals and has his own set of values based in common sense and not writ in stone laws. And probably most important, Pelecanos' subject matter is very socially aware and pertinent in ...more »

Kalamazoo City Commission write-in candidate: Fred Lawrence II
Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.comOctober 31, 2011

On this year's ballot, voters will be asked if the city's charter should be amended to make the use of an ounce or less of marijuana by anyone at least 21 years old the least law enforcement priority in Kalamazoo. Do you support or oppose this charter ...more »

Supreme Court Justices to Conference on Pending ObamaCare Cases
The Moral LiberalOctober 31, 2011

Liberty Counsel has filed its Reply Brief in Support of its Petition for a Writ of Certiorari with the United States Supreme Court in the case of Liberty University v. Geithner. Liberty Counsel represents Liberty University and two private individuals ...more »

Dist.Collector should not interfere in NH land acquisition: HC
IBNLive.comOctober 31, 2011

... holding that the officer was not empowered to act on behalf of any person concerned in acquisition proceedings. Dismissing a batch of writ petitions challenging acquisition of land for the Gingee bye-pass road in the Tindivanam-Krishnagiri section ...more »

Roman Abramovich describes background in welding and plastic toys
Telegraph.co.ukOctober 31, 2011

Mr Abramovich told the high court that he had eventually followed a one year correspondence course at the Moscow State Law Academy in 2000, after making his fortune. But asked by Laurence Rabinowitz QC if that meant he understood legal commercial and ...more »

HERNANDEZ v. SECRETARY
Leagle.comOctober 31, 2011

The Anti-Terrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act created a limitation for a petition for the writ of habeas corpus filed pursuant to 28 USC § 2254. "A 1-year period of limitation shall apply to an application for a writ of habeas corpus by a person ...more »

Reporter Records His Own (Unlawful?) Arrest at Occupy Protest
GawkerOctober 31, 2011

Is identifying one's self as media an act of resistance? Not according to the Tennessee statute that defines "Resisting stop, frisk, halt, arrest or search Prevention or obstruction of service of legal writ or process" (or common sense). ...more »

ANALYSIS: The road to hell —Yasser Latif Hamdani
Pakistan Daily TimesOctober 30, 2011

Far be it from me to throw a spanner in the workings of our pious and patriotic telecommunications regulator at this moment of a great national milestone. I wish to caution that the PTA's action poses several legal and practical issues. ...more »

HC dismisses BSNL petition
GreaterKashmir.com (press release)October 30, 2011

Srinagar, Oct 30: High Court has dismissed the petition of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) challenging the state government's move for land acquisition at Rambagh here for the construction of Flyover Expressway Corridor as premature on the grounds ...more »

Sanidad leads legal team in Tuba writ
Sun.StarOctober 30, 2011

Elena Catajan LA TRINIDAD, Benguet -- Lawyer Pablito Sanidad is going to head the legal team filing the Writ of Kalikasan against City of Baguio, said Representative Ronald Cosalan. Cosalan said the Sanidad team is now helping gather documents to ...more »

Search Case Highlights Courts' Trouble with Tech
Law.comOctober 30, 2011

Courts decide search-and-seizure questions on a case-by-case basis, often in an ex parte setting with no bigger-picture context — there were no amici curiae in Diaz, for example. And they're trying to fit emerging technologies into legal analogies ...more »

Righthaven misses deadlines, again faces asset seizure threat
VEGAS INCOctober 29, 2011

To date, Righthaven and its counsel have needlessly and unethically multiplied the proceedings in any case in which they are involved, in clear violation of (federal law)," the Randazza filing said. "Righthaven has exhausted any benefit of the doubt ...more »

China Polyester Writ Large.
China Law Blog (blog)October 29, 2011

Steven Dickinson, an international law specialist at the US-based law firm Harris & Moure, believes the government is deliberately allowing these companies to fail. "They have been tolerated in the past solely because they provide jobs," he explained ...more »

The need for empathy on the Court
The National Law JournalOctober 29, 2011

By the time Maples learned of this, it was too late under Alabama law to file a notice of appeal from the trial court's order. The trial court and the appeals court both refused to allow the appeal. Maples filed a petition for a writ of habeas corpus ...more »

National artist backs Tuba writ
Sun.StarOctober 28, 2011

The representative added that the writ aims to prevent further damage to the environment by the City through its dumping of garbage in the Irisan dumpsite, which has affected residents and water sources of the province. Under the law the Writ of ...more »

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