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The Supreme Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal against the judgment and order of the High Court of South Africa, directing the applicant, Eskom to supply electricity to the two defaulting municipalities pending the institution of review proceedings.

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High Court of the Republic of Singapore
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“Despite the claimants’ assertion that they seek only to examine the Constitution, the true subject matter of the present application is the propriety of the claimants’ convictions, which were the remit of their respective cases in the High Court and Court of Appeal. This application for permission amounts to a collateral attack on the earlier criminal decisions.”

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European Court of Justice (ECJ)
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“A person’s image constitutes one of the chief attributes of his or her personality as it reveals the person’s unique characteristics and distinguishes the person from others. The right to the protection of one’s image is thus one of the essential components of personal development and mainly presupposes that person’s control over the use of that image, including the right to refuse publication of it.”

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United States Court of Appeals (Seventh Circuit)
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The court has reversed the US District Court order that had barred the enforcement of a law passed by Southern District of Indiana, requiring the medical providers to dispose of foetal remains via burial or cremation instead of as “medical waste” stating that the law violated the First Amendment.

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Supreme Court of Canada
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The Supreme Court of Canada was deciding a dispute between Nova Chemicals and Dow Chemicals, where the issue revolved around accounting of profits as a remedy for patent infringement.

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European Court of Human Rights
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“References to traditions, general assumptions or prevailing social attitudes in a particular country are insufficient justification for a difference in treatment on grounds of sex, whether in favour of women or men”

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Singapore Court of Appeal
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The issue of cost recovery in various forums could impact the choice of dispute resolution forum by parties seeking to resolve their international commercial disputes in Singapore. This is a chief judgment for thirdparty funders, funding disputes in Singapore, as the degree to which costs may be recovered would be a relevant factor in making the commercial decision to fund a dispute.

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    Constitutional Court of South Africa | A bench comprising of Kollapen, Madlanga, Majiedt*, Mathopo, Mhlantla, Theron, Tshiqi, JJ., Mlambo and

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    “Children are precious members of our society and any law that affects them must have due regard to their vulnerability

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    High Court of the Republic of Singapore | The bench comprising of Belinda Ang Saw Ean*, Woo Bih Li and

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    Supreme Court of Appeal of South Africa | While deciding an appeal filed with view to challenge the order of

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“Apart from the remission ordered, there is no basis on which a party in CKH’s position or the Tribunal itself can seek to re-open or expand the subject matter of the award or arbitration.”

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social media law
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    United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit: While determining the constitutionality of Texas statute- House Bill 20, which

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Children's Ark
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    The High Court of Justice (Technology and Construction Court): While deciding the instant matter revolving around the Dispute Resolution Procedure

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United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit: While deliberating upon the constitutionality of Washington’s Senate Bill 5722, the question arose

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“The claim pertains to events that occurred between 2016 and 2018 and was then not followed up until 2022, a few days before the sentence was to be carried out. For all these reasons we are satisfied that OC 173 is without merit and an abuse of process and cannot therefore be a basis for us to grant a stay of execution.”

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New Jersey Supreme Court
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“A business practice that requires workers to assume the appearance of an independent business entity — a company in name only — could give rise to an inference that such a practice was intended to obscure the employer’s responsibility to remit its fund contributions as mandated by the State’s employee protections statutes”

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Supreme Court of The United States
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Supreme Court of The United States (SCOTUS): While deciding the instant petition wherein the Maine Department of Education (hereinafter the Department) was

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Supreme Court of The United States
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Supreme Court of The United States (SCOTUS): In a decision that is being touted as a setback in the fight against climate

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Canada SC
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Canada Supreme Court: A full bench comprising, Wagner C.J. and Moldaver, Karakatsanis, Côté, Brown, Rowe, Martin, Kasirer, and Jamal JJ unanimously upheld

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