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

Writ of habeas corpusCOMMENT: The 'iron hand' mentality —Mir Mohammad Ali TalpurThe Marshal Of LawlessBorough of Pitman V. Monroe Savings Bank, SLA: New case law to protect NJ ...Lawsuits to Declare Animal “Persons” Coming SoonCourt questions release about ex-Lt GenOrder regularising TNEB workers upheldUS Court of AppealsWrit of habeas corpusCourt pulls plug on rental power plantsCounterpoint: Balwant Singh Rajoana case is about the rule of law in IndiaCircuit court judge hears councilor's records requestClerk disqualifies both magistrate candidatesCorporations fighting Mont. election law file petition with US SCGRUPO CONSEJERO MUNDIAL v. SALINAS

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“Police can't begin probe without registering plaint”
The HinduMarch 10, 2012

Disposing of a writ petition, Justice KK Sasidharan pointed out that the authority of the police to conduct preliminary enquiries before registration of FIRs was now referred to a Larger Bench of the Supreme Court. Nevertheless, the law of the land as ...more »

Authorities previously questioned attorney Lupas' handling of Kane estate
Citizens VoiceMarch 14, 2012

But Lupas said he felt he had a duty to reimburse the second law firm because he had drafted the will. "I felt that should have been my responsibility instead of the trust's responsibility," he said. Kane was a longtime music teacher in the Wyoming ...more »

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Writ of habeas corpus
Deccan ChronicleMarch 31, 2012

There are two ways of resolving such matters — diplomatic and legal. For instance, on February 26, Pakistan interior minister Rehman Malik and his UAE counterpart Sheikh Saif Bin Zayed Al Nayhan signed an agreement on the transfer of prisoners.more »

COMMENT: The 'iron hand' mentality —Mir Mohammad Ali Talpur
Pakistan Daily TimesMarch 31, 2012

The Balochistan Cabinet, reports say, in order to maintain the writ of the government, has decided to clamp down on anti-Pakistan elements “with an iron hand”. This 'earthshaking' decision implies that previously the Baloch people were being dealt with ...more »

The Marshal Of Lawless
Sunday LeaderMarch 31, 2012

At the end of the day it is not the cost of living and the price of diesel that will extinguish the credibility of a Government, but its non adherence or indifference to the law and its blatant abuses of it. The writ of Habeas Corpus which originated ...more »

Borough of Pitman V. Monroe Savings Bank, SLA: New case law to protect NJ ...
JD Supra (press release)March 31, 2012

A bank or any other entity acquiring a commercial property through foreclosure is not a "subsequent owner or one who succeeds to control over the premises" under the Code and therefore is not liable for outstanding fire code penalties assessed against ...more »

Lawsuits to Declare Animal “Persons” Coming Soon
First Things (blog)March 31, 2012

Law professor and animal rights activist Steven Wise was quoted in the New York Times recently promising to file lawsuits starting in 2013 with the goal of using “the latest science to help persuade state court judges that such creatures as whales and ...more »

Court questions release about ex-Lt Gen
INDOlinkMarch 31, 2012

In a criminal writ petition filed through his counsel Anil K Aggarwal, Tejinder Singh contended that the press release issued by senior Army officials, including Army Chief General VK Singh, was “defamatory” and sought its withdrawal.more »

Order regularising TNEB workers upheld
IBNLive.comMarch 31, 2012

“Once the writ in the nature of mandamus was issued by this court and if it became final, even by a Parliamentary law, the right accrued to the parties cannot be denied,'' Justice K Chandru observed on March 27 and dismissed the batch of writ petitions ...more »

US Court of Appeals
Law.comMarch 31, 2012

Cross appeals from the orders...of the Supreme Court, New York County... by Mark Hamblett | 03/30/2012 ...of statutory damages for trademark counterfeiting and infringement under the US. Trademark Act can be accompanied by attorney fees, ...more »

Writ of habeas corpus
DAWN.comMarch 31, 2012

There are two ways of resolving such matters — diplomatic and legal. For instance, on Feb 26, Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik and his UAE counterpart Sheikh Saif Bin Zayed Al Nayhan signed an agreement on the transfer of prisoners.more »

Court pulls plug on rental power plants
The Nation, PakistanMarch 31, 2012

Declaring all Rental Power Projects (RPPs) illegal, the apex court on Friday ordered their immediate shut down, besides directing for initiation of legal action against former federal ministers Liaqat Jatoi and Raja Pervez Asharaf, and all the others ...more »

Counterpoint: Balwant Singh Rajoana case is about the rule of law in India
National PostMarch 30, 2012

There is an ongoing explosives case on Rajoana in Patiala Court; the Advocate General can issue a writ to the court to suspend the hanging until the pending case is solved. Rajoana was not the actual murderer of Beant Singh (the murderer died in the ...more »

Circuit court judge hears councilor's records request
Albany Democrat HeraldMarch 30, 2012

The investigation by a Portland law firm cost $68000. The city has never revealed why Fiala was being investigated, what the investigation turned up, or why Fiala was not discharged. Weldon is asking the court for aa writ of mandamus telling the city ...more »

Clerk disqualifies both magistrate candidates
NMPolitics.netMarch 30, 2012

Martinez has hired an attorney and said he plans to file a writ of mandamus with the Supreme Court challenging the law. “Legislative intent was never to make magistrate judges licensed attorneys. It was always the people's court,” Martinez said.more »

Corporations fighting Mont. election law file petition with US SC
Legal News LineMarch 30, 2012

The US Supreme Court's 5-4 ruling in favor of Citizens United stemmed from a dispute over whether the non-profit corporation could air a film critical of current US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. The decision infuriated President Barack Obama, ...more »

GRUPO CONSEJERO MUNDIAL v. SALINAS
Leagle.comMarch 30, 2012

The same orders have also been challenged by appellant in an original proceeding for writ of mandamus, which the Court previously consolidated with the interlocutory appeal. See In re Valero Energy Corp., 968 SW2d 916, 916-17 (Tex.more »

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