Writs. Legal news and articles for April 24 - 29, 2017

Nicklaus: Trump's tax cut looks like Kansas writ largeHuntingdon County judge grants Sunoco authority to have protesting landowners arrestedLaw Enforcement ActivityScott: Actions are legal in fight with prosecutorCountry footballer takes legal action after being hit in eye with egg during post-season celebrationSC asked to promulgate new writ for drug suspects killed in police operationsUpturn of embezzlement through court decisionsLawyers' group asks SC to issue new rules for EJKsSupreme Court denies Aramis Ayala's first writ to win back cases Rick Scott reassignedSupreme Court denies Aramis Ayala's first writ to win back cases ...SC urged to craft new protective writ against drug killingsSupreme Court Asked to Umpire 'Who's on First' DisputeAadhaar And The Supreme Court's Sense Of UrgencyCalifornia Supreme Court: An Epidemic of Misconduct?Civil Rights Appellate Clinic in the fray before Supreme Court on immigration

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America Has Lost Her "Voice"
Daily CallerApril 4, 2017

VOA's charter, writ into law under President Gerald Ford, could not be more clear. VOA is supposed to “represent America… [and] present a balanced and comprehensive projection of significant American thought and institutions.” Instead, the Voice has ...more »

Editorial: America needs supermajority Supreme Court opinions
Grand Forks HeraldApril 5, 2017

Constitutional writ should not be narrowly decided, and politicians shouldn't use the court for partisan gain. Let's bring court rulings in line with other momentous decisions, and require supermajorities before the justices can write constitutional law.more »

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Nicklaus: Trump's tax cut looks like Kansas writ large
STLtoday.comApril 29, 2017

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, right, joined by National Economic Director Gary Cohn, speaks in the briefing room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, April 26, 2017. President Donald Trump is proposing dramatically reducing the taxes paid ...more »

Huntingdon County judge grants Sunoco authority to have protesting landowners arrested
StateImpact PennsylvaniaApril 28, 2017

But with this new writ, Sunoco can enlist law enforcement to arrest anyone within the easement, including the actual property owners. Elyse Gerhart says the tree-sitting began in early February, after Sunoco secured the permits from the Department of ...more »

Law Enforcement Activity
The Rushville RepublicanApril 28, 2017

6:39 p.m.: David Michael Fields, 33, of Rushville, was arrested in the 500 block of West Eighth Street on an unspecified writ of attachment warrant. A $1,000 cash only bond was listed. 8 p.m.: Hit and run accident reported in the 500 block of West 16th ...more »

Scott: Actions are legal in fight with prosecutor
St. Augustine RecordApril 28, 2017

In the joint response filed Wednesday night opposing Ayala's emergency petition for an extraordinary writ, Scott and Attorney General Pam Bondi asked the Florida Supreme Court to deny Ayala's request. The brief asserts that Ayala's decision to not seek ...more »

Country footballer takes legal action after being hit in eye with egg during post-season celebration
The AgeApril 28, 2017

A country footballer is taking legal action against his former club after a team official threw an egg at him and struck his eye during an end-of-season pub celebration. Joel Quarrell, 23, recently filed a writ in the County Court against the Ballarat ...more »

SC asked to promulgate new writ for drug suspects killed in police operations
Manila BulletinApril 27, 2017

The Supreme Court (SC) has been asked to adopt a “Writ of Contra Homo Sacer” that would create rules to address effectively the legal remedies for drug suspects, those killed in police operations, and victims of vigilante groups and extrajudicial killings.more »

Upturn of embezzlement through court decisions
https://en.crimerussia.com/April 27, 2017

Having received the necessary court decision, the swindler comes to the bank with a writ obligatory and requires repayment of the debt. According to the law, the credit organization must satisfy the demand within one day. At the same time, employees of ...more »

Lawyers' group asks SC to issue new rules for EJKs
RapplerApril 27, 2017

In its petition before the High Court on Wednesday, April 26, the Center for International Law (CenterLaw) asked for a "Writ Contra Homo Sacer" that would institute mandatory investigative procedures in the aftermath of police operations. A writ is a ...more »

Supreme Court denies Aramis Ayala's first writ to win back cases Rick Scott reassigned
SaintPetersBlog (blog)April 26, 2017

In a ruling issued late Tuesday, the Supreme Court denied the first petition from Ayala, stating, “The Petition asks this Court to answer the same question of law, on a temporary basis, that the Court is asked to address in the separately filed ...more »

Supreme Court denies Aramis Ayala's first writ to win back cases ...
Florida Politics (blog)April 26, 2017

The Florida Supreme Court denied the first attempt by Orlando's State Attorney Aramis Ayala to win back first-degree murder cases that Gov. Rick Scott ...more »

SC urged to craft new protective writ against drug killings
Inquirer.netApril 26, 2017

In its 14-page letter petition, the Center for International Law asked the high court to create a Writ “Contra Homo Sacer,” which it said will allow a new mandatory inquest procedure to address the increasing extrajudicial killings from police or ...more »

Supreme Court Asked to Umpire 'Who's on First' Dispute
Law.com (subscription)April 25, 2017

The petition for writ of certiorari filed by TCA Television Corp., Hi Neighbor and Diana Abbott Colton claims that the Second Circuit was wrong to uphold the dismissal of the case against the creators of the play “Hand to God.”“Hand to God,” authored ...more »

Aadhaar And The Supreme Court's Sense Of Urgency
Live LawApril 25, 2017

On 21 April, when Justice A K Sikri headed Bench of Supreme Court heard two cases Writ Petition (Civil) 277 of 2017 by Major General (Retd) Sudhir Vombatkere and Bezwada Wilson, leader of Safai Karamachari Andolan besides another petition filed by CPI ...more »

California Supreme Court: An Epidemic of Misconduct?
City WatchApril 25, 2017

While anyone may bring a video camera to record other public meetings, the law forbids the recording any judicial proceeding without the express, prior permission of the court. California Rule of .... In his concurring opinion in the Curiel case, Judge ...more »

Civil Rights Appellate Clinic in the fray before Supreme Court on immigration
Penn State NewsApril 24, 2017

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — On April 6, the Penn State Law Civil Rights Appellate Clinic filed a brief in opposition to petition for writ of certiorari with the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of Carlton Baptiste, a 78-year-old New Jersey resident, in Sessions v.more »

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