Writs. Legal news and articles for January 30 - 31, 2012

AHRC concerned over Balochistan situationAIBE Update: Results withheld due to Cal High Court injunction; BCI to ...Chidambaram welcomes decision on grant of sanctionHaley Lawsuit: Round One To John RaineyElectoral observers do not expect postponement of local council electionsGREEN v. WAINWRIGHTZELMAN v. JUSTICE ADMINISTRATIVE COMMISSIONPAKISTAN: The people of Balochistan have to bury the mutilated bodies of their ...The lawyer who lost then won $2bn: Vodafone GC Andre Jerome's insider account ...Cuccinelli hires outside lawyer in redistricting caseDA denies families' photo requestRainey seeking legal avenue to remove name from LBUSD ballotMinisters braced for likely Supreme Court challengeLaw symposium discusses Supreme Court, the press, the publicHC rejects Das's plea for life

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All dad wants after Christmas is kids back
Boston HeraldJanuary 1, 2012

By Gerald Nissenbaum / Divorce 411 Q Three years ago, while getting divorced in Oregon, I got legal and physical custody of our two children, now 10 and 4. Shortly thereafter, because my job required relocation, that court OK'd my taking the children ...more »

Lloyds faces lawsuit from US shareholders
Financial TimesJanuary 1, 2012

... according to the writ, as well as a large number of US institutional investors who held billions of dollars of equity in the bank. Lloyds is also facing the possibility of legal action in the UK from private shareholders in the bank. ...more »

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AHRC concerned over Balochistan situation
Pakistan Daily TimesJanuary 31, 2012

The writ of the state is at its minimal and all the responsibilities of maintaining law and order have been left with security forces and banned militant groups,” the statement read. It said that a new civilian organisation with the name of ...more »

AIBE Update: Results withheld due to Cal High Court injunction; BCI to ...
Bar & BenchJanuary 31, 2012

The directions were passed in a writ petition filed by law graduate Debark Mallick questioning the BCI's decision to hold the AIBE. The BCI has chosen to approach the Supreme Court against the decision of the Calcutta High Court.more »

Chidambaram welcomes decision on grant of sanction
The HinduJanuary 31, 2012

The Court had explained to an extent the “legal position” for granting the sanction. “This does not concern the Ministry of Home Affairs directly. Since it arises out of a criminal law, I will answer it. I have not read the judgment, but what I have ...more »

Haley Lawsuit: Round One To John Rainey
FITSNewsJanuary 31, 2012

Haley's attorneys – Kevin Hall and Butch Bowers – applied for a writ of prohibition, which would have removed the case from Richland County's jurisdiction. Without addressing the merits of the lawsuit, the Justices rejected their request.more »

Electoral observers do not expect postponement of local council elections
MaltaTodayJanuary 31, 2012

Sources close to the Electoral Commission have told MaltaToday that the writ for the next local councils election writ is expected to be issued this Thursday, in time for the 10 March election data that is set by law. The indication is that local ...more »

GREEN v. WAINWRIGHT
Leagle.comJanuary 31, 2012

This matter is before the Court on Anthony Louis Green's petition for a writ of habeas corpus and the United States Parole Commission's response to the Court's order to show cause. For the reasons discussed below, the petition will be denied.more »

ZELMAN v. JUSTICE ADMINISTRATIVE COMMISSION
Leagle.comJanuary 31, 2012

In this petition for writ of certiorari, petitioner claims the trial court departed from the essential requirements of law by limiting his attorney's fee award to double the flat fee because the court failed to consider the number of hours expended by ...more »

PAKISTAN: The people of Balochistan have to bury the mutilated bodies of their ...
Asian Human Rights Commission News (press release)January 31, 2012

The writ of the state is at its minimal and all the responsibilities of maintaining law and order have been left with security forces and banned militant groups. A new civilian organization with the name of Tehreek-e-Nefaz-e-Aman Balochistan (TNAB) was ...more »

The lawyer who lost then won $2bn: Vodafone GC Andre Jerome's insider account ...
Legally IndiaJanuary 31, 2012

In 2007 when Vodafone bought Hutch in India, Jerome was called in to repeat the exercise and to head up the legal needs of Vodafone India – the global Vodafone Group's outsourced service centre, which is separate from the main network operator Vodafone ...more »

Cuccinelli hires outside lawyer in redistricting case
Washington TimesJanuary 31, 2012

... and he filed a petition for a “writ of prohibition,” asking the state Supreme Court to stop the lower court from acting because it lacks jurisdiction. But since it falls to the attorney general to defend courts from legal challenges, Mr. Cuccinelli ...more »

DA denies families' photo request
Lebanon Daily NewsJanuary 31, 2012

The request is part of court action filed earlier this month by the law firm. The firm filed a writ of summons on behalf of James and Melannie Bryson, parents and administrators of the estate of Nicolas J. Bryson; Shirley Bucher Terenchin, ...more »

Rainey seeking legal avenue to remove name from LBUSD ballot
Long Beach Press-TelegramJanuary 31, 2012

The move will now cost the school district $200000 to hold an election because Rainey is still technically a candidate under state election law. In a statement released Monday, Rainey said she has hired a law firm that specializes in election law to ...more »

Ministers braced for likely Supreme Court challenge
Irish TimesJanuary 31, 2012

In essence, the treaty is designed to reinforce the writ of Europe's economic rules by establishing legal limits on national debt and budget deficits. Such measures, in shorthand, are commonly known as the “debt brake” or the “golden rule”.more »

Law symposium discusses Supreme Court, the press, the public
Universe.byu.eduJanuary 30, 2012

“I believe that if people have to write a decision, giving reasons for their result, they're more likely to be careful.” Chereminsky said the legitimacy that comes with an opinion seems less like an arbitrary choice. “Written opinion serves a key ...more »

HC rejects Das's plea for life
Calcutta TelegraphJanuary 30, 2012

30: Gauhati High Court today dismissed the writ petition filed by death-row convict Mahendra Nath Das to commute his death sentence to life imprisonment, thus vacating the stay order on his hanging. Das's family said they were aggrieved by the judgment ...more »

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