Lexis Nexis Labour Court of South Africa
Case BriefsForeign Courts

The Court held that Lexis Nexis’ decision to deny the applicant the job of Senior Data Discovery and Enrichment Expert I, on the sole basis of his criminal history, constituted unfair discrimination.

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Duke of Sussex award of costs Megxit
Case BriefsForeign Courts

The instant costs order is in addition to successive series of orders passed by the English courts in the matter of Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, who had stepped down from being a senior royal; thereby having his public-funded security downgraded whilst visiting the UK.

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Arbitration Singapore High Court
Case BriefsForeign Courts

The Court noted that, “To attract curial intervention, it must be established that the breach of the rules of natural justice must, at the very least, have actually altered the final outcome of the arbitral proceedings in some meaningful way”.

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Climate Change Swiss Administration reduce greenhouse gas emissions
Case BriefsForeign Courts

In a landmark ruling, the 17-Judge Grand Chamber of the Court found that there were critical gaps in the process of putting in place relevant domestic regulatory framework vis-à-vis climate change and that Switzerland had failed to meet its greenhouse gas emission reduction targets.

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Julian Assange extradition WikiLeaks
Case BriefsForeign Courts

The Court directed US to assure that Assange is allowed to rely on the First Amendment protections and is not prejudiced at trial by reason of his nationality, and that a death penalty is not imposed.

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X Corp Elon Musk US District Court Centre for Countering Digital Hate
Case BriefsForeign Courts

X Corp had alleged that CCDH created faulty narratives about X (formerly Twitter) being overwhelmed by hateful content, thereby harming its business by driving advertisers away from the platform

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ECJ fingerprints for ID cards false id cards
Case BriefsForeign Courts

The ECJ stated that obligation to insert fingerprints into the storage medium of identity cards constitutes a limitation of the fundamental right to privacy and protection of personal data, which are guaranteed by the ECHR.

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passenger reimbursement
Case BriefsForeign Courts

Upon the cancellation of a flight by the air carrier, the passenger will be deemed to have consented to reimbursement through a travel voucher when they fill a form online with the said carrier, and foregone the monetary means to reimbursement provided the carrier informed the passenger of other means available to them for reimbursement.

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Singapore High Court acquits father of 13 sexual assault against daughter
Case BriefsForeign Courts

Notwithstanding the conclusion due to inconsistent prosecution evidence, the Court emphasized that timely disclosure, effective investigation and prompt trial are necessary in sexual abuse cases involving young complainants.

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Lifestyle v. Amazon Cross-Border Marketing Dispute UK Supreme Court
Case BriefsForeign Courts

The dispute concerning Amazon’s use of its USA based website relates entirely to events that occurred before the UK left the European Union (Brexit) when UK trademark law at that time was substantially governed by EU legislation and case law.

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State Action facebook comments blocking SCOTUS
Case BriefsForeign Courts

In the instant case, the City Manager of Port Huron, Michigan, blocked a Facebook user for expressing his displeasure at the city’s approach to Covid-19 pandemic.

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Donald Trump Colorado Supreme Court presidential primary ballot SCOTUS
Case BriefsForeign Courts

In a unanimous verdict, the SCOTUS held that power to enforce Section 3 of 14th Amendment to the US Constitution against federal officeholders and candidates, lies with the Congress rather than the States.

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frozen embryos cryogenic nursery children Alabama
Case BriefsForeign Courts

The Court held that Wrongful Death of a Minor Act provides a cause of action for the death of any “minor child,” without exception or limitation, which means it also includes frozen embryos.

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joe biden genocide military aid gaza conflict israel
Case BriefsForeign Courts

The Court however implored the US Government to examine the results of their unflagging support of the military siege against the Palestinians in Gaza especially in backdrop of ICJ’s finding that it is plausible that Israel’s conduct amounts to genocide.

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ban on sale of Apple watch
Case BriefsForeign Courts

Masimo Corporation and Cercacor Laboratories, Inc., a medical technology company alleged the iPhone giant Apple Inc. of violating Section 337 of the Tariff Act, 1930.

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Case BriefsForeign Courts

The Court clarified that the order is limited to permitting the removal of the spermatozoa and does not constitute authorisation for the spermatozoa to be used by the applicant.

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AI DABUS inventor
Case BriefsForeign Courts

The Court unanimously stated that the Comptroller was right in determining that the appellant was not entitled to apply for the patents simply by his ownership of DABUS.

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Case BriefsForeign Courts

The Court termed this case to be highly unusual one that draws attention to matters of wider importance and touches the reputation of arbitration as a dispute resolution process.

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desecration of holy texts
Case BriefsForeign Courts

The law was adopted in a 94-77 vote and will be enacted when Denmark’s figurehead monarch Queen Margrethe will formally sign the legislation.

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Rwanda Policy migrants
Case BriefsForeign Courts

The Supreme Court took the decision to uphold the Court of Appeal’s findings regardless of the political debates surrounding the Rwanda Policy.

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