Writs. Legal news and articles for March 21 - 21, 2012

SC moved challenging quashing of FIR against YeddyurappaIsraeli law pushes rabbinical courts on Jewish divorce decreesDevelopments in exporting and deregistering repossessed aircraftUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS v. BORESINO WETLANDS LANDFILL EXPANSION v. COUNTY OF MARINNew law clamps down on Jewish divorceVelrti out, Withers in, according to Judge StarcherBlock FB cartoons, photos criticising Islam: HCIHC admits Osama's brother-in-law to meet Yemeni sister“Uthapuram wall is no Berlin wall”Balochistan: a thousand apologies are not enoughBin Laden In-Law Moves Pak Court To Meet SisterSRI LANKA: The Rule of Law and Democracy in Sri LankaNo need for CBI probe into Velachery encounterOsama Bin Laden's brother in Law moves Islamabad High Court to meet sister

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FAGAN v. SMITH
Leagle.comMarch 1, 2012

1 The writ of mandamus exists to compel official performance of a ministerial act or mandatory duty. See Delaware River Port Auth. v. Thornburgh, 493 A.2d 1351, 1355 (Pa. 1985). Mandamus cannot issue "to compel performance of a discretionary act or to ...more »

Judge warns Gatdula
Manila Standard TodayMarch 6, 2012

by Macon Ramos-Araneta A MANILA judge warned that he will dismiss the petition for writ of amparo filed by sacked National Bureau of Investigation Director Magtanggol Gatdula and his lawyer Abraham Espejo should they fail anew to attend today's hearing ...more »

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SC moved challenging quashing of FIR against Yeddyurappa
TwoCircles.netMarch 21, 2012

Following the grant of sanction by the Governor, the proceedings were initiated against Yeddyurappa under the Prevention of Corruption Act in illegal mining case. The petitioner advocate has contended that quashing of sanction by Competent Authority by ...more »

Israeli law pushes rabbinical courts on Jewish divorce decrees
The Jewish Journal of Greater L.A.March 21, 2012

Israel's Knesset passed a measure requiring rabbinical courts to follow up on divorce cases to ensure that the husband gives his wife a Jewish writ of divorce. According to the law enacted Monday, a husband must give his wife a get, a religious divorce ...more »

Developments in exporting and deregistering repossessed aircraft
International Law OfficeMarch 21, 2012

Brazil's commercial airlines have always been required to register their fleets on the Brazilian register. Most aircraft transactions with Brazilian operators are structured as operating leases without purchase options. The reason for this is driven by ...more »

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS v. BORESI
Leagle.comMarch 21, 2012

The Administrative Law Judge ("ALJ") denied the motion. The VA filed a petition for writ of mandamus with the circuit court requesting the ALJ be directed to rescind the denial and allow the VA to intervene as a party in the case.more »

NO WETLANDS LANDFILL EXPANSION v. COUNTY OF MARIN
Leagle.comMarch 21, 2012

... and certifying as complete an environmental impact report (EIR) prepared pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (Pub. Resources Code § 21000, et seq., hereafter CEQA). 1 Community organizations filed a petition for a writ of mandate.more »

New law clamps down on Jewish divorce
Jewish Telegraphic AgencyMarch 21, 2012

JERUSALEM (JTA) -- A new law passed by Israel's Knesset requires rabbinical courts to follow up on its divorce cases to ensure that the husband gives his wife a Jewish writ of divorce. According to the law passed Monday, a husband must give his wife a ...more »

Velrti out, Withers in, according to Judge Starcher
Mountain StatesmanMarch 21, 2012

GRAFTON -- The Honorable Larry V. Starcher, special appointed judge charged with rendering a decision on the Writ of Mandamus filed by Diane Parker and John Michael Withers, has rendered his summary judgment. 1. Petitioners (Parker and Withers) may ...more »

Block FB cartoons, photos criticising Islam: HC
Daily Star OnlineMarch 21, 2012

The directive came after two teachers – one from Dhaka University and the other from Dhaka Centre for Law and Economics – filed a writ petition in this regard the same day. Batool Sarwar of DU and M Nurul Islam, principal of Dhaka Centre for Law and ...more »

IHC admits Osama's brother-in-law to meet Yemeni sister
PakistanToday.com.pkMarch 21, 2012

The writ petition under article 199 of the constitution pleaded that Amal Sadda was still suffering with bullet wound she got last year in May 02 operation in Abbottabad that killed her husband and still suffering due to improper treatment, ...more »

“Uthapuram wall is no Berlin wall”
The HinduMarch 21, 2012

He was disposing of a batch of writ petitions filed by a group of Dalits of the village seeking compensation as well as a Central Bureau of Investigation probe into the violent incidents that took place pursuant to the demolition.more »

Balochistan: a thousand apologies are not enough
South Asian News AgencyMarch 21, 2012

Though they have no right under any law or the constitution to continue to hold innocent persons in custody, without disclosing the charges against them, the whims and fancies of the officers of the military agencies are defeating all orders and writs...more »

Bin Laden In-Law Moves Pak Court To Meet Sister
RTT NewsMarch 21, 2012

In a writ petition filed under article 199 of the Pak Constitution on Tuesday, Zakaria Al-Saddah said his sister was still suffering from bullet wounds she received during the midnight operation of US Special Forces in the Pakistani garrison town of ...more »

SRI LANKA: The Rule of Law and Democracy in Sri Lanka
Asian Human Rights Commission News (press release)March 21, 2012

Within these laws, clauses were introduced which stated that a particular legal provision could not be questioned in a court of law. In 1972, this was clarified to mean that no action would lie, including writs, when such clauses were included within a ...more »

No need for CBI probe into Velachery encounter
IBNLive.comMarch 21, 2012

During the pendency of the judicial inquiry into the matter, the present writ petition, by way of PIL, was not warranted nor it was maintainable in law. To put it otherwise, the matter was sub-judice, the counter said. To contend that an FIR must be ...more »

Osama Bin Laden's brother in Law moves Islamabad High Court to meet sister
Arab NewsMarch 21, 2012

The writ petition under article 199 of the constitution of Pakistan filed by his lawyer Mohammad Amir Khalil pleaded that Amal Sadda still suffering with bullet wound she got last year May 2 operation in Abbottabad that killed her husband and still ...more »

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