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On 10 March 2017, Singapore's Parliament passed a number of amendments to the companies Act that is to take effect in various tranches, the first of which takes effect on 31 March 2017 and involves the removal of the requirement for a Singapore company ...
The York County conviction is the second court acknowledgement of same-sex couples' rights to come out of South Carolina recently.
It was recently reported in local news on 9 March 2017 that 4 margarine brands are being investigated by the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority ("AVA") for mislabelling their packaging as "zero trans-fat" even though the products do contain trans-fat ...
WESTCLIFFE -- Last week's shooting death of a 30-year-old Westcliffe woman still is deemed suspicious, however, her common-law husband is not considered a suspect in her death. According to Custer County Sheriff Shannon Byerly, Ashley Brady suffered ...
The Cayman Islands have a combined common law and statute-based legal system. English common law is of persuasive authority and the courts of the Cayman Islands are of good repute.
The resulting system of "civil law" in the state differs from the other 49 states' "common-law" traditions in terms of methodology.
Per and polyfluoroalkyl substances knonw as PFAS are emerging water contaminants, identified at several sites in many areas of country.
Neil Gorsuch's confirmation hearings show misunderstandings of his judicial philosophy of "originalism." But he shows its connection to the rule of law.
In the first case, a judge ruled same-sex couples married under state law, or "common law," meaning they never obtained a marriage license, have rights to alimony and property following a dissolution.
Chief Justice Tun Arifin Zakaria speaks during an interview in Putrajaya March 27, 2017. - Bernama picKUALA LUMPUR, March 28 - The English common law that shaped Malaysian civil law is far from antiquated contrary to former chief justice Tun ...
So what is the common-law rule? In Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., a copyright case, the Court stated that the first-sale doctrine was a "common-law doctrine with an impeccable historic pedigree" that reached as far back as the 17th century and ...
That post led us to question whether those "may" and "must" words are interpreted consistently in other English-speaking common law countries. In typical litigator fashion, and for the reasons set forth below, we conclude that it depends. The relevant ...
A judge in York County has issued a landmark court ruling for South Carolina and other states with common law marriage that said a same-sex couple had a common law marriage. The ruling states the marriage is retroactive for the last three decades that ...
According to Family Court Judge Thomas White, Parks had a common law marriage with her partner long before same-sex marriage was nationally legalized.
A same-sex couple who split up after about 30 years together had a common-law marriage, a South Carolina family law court judge recently ruled.
human rights have been a "new toy" for lawyers which they have favoured over the common law, the President of the Supreme Court, Lord Neuberger has said.
A judge in York County has issued a landmark court ruling for South Carolina and other states with common law marriage that said a same-sex couple had a common law marriage. The ruling states the marriage is retroactive for the last three decades that ...
Hulsizer said he has obtained a common-law copyright on Pocono Drag Lodge. Joseph Perugino Jr., one of the land owners, said he and his family own the name.
"People living in a loving (even if rocky) common law relationship rarely structure their actions in contractual form," Richardson wrote.
Samuel Lee Edmondson, 57, of Union Mills, was found guilty of habitual felon, common law robbery and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, inflicting serious injury.
When these requirements were met, an immigrant in the 1790s could file a naturalization petition with "any common-law court of record" where he or she lived.
Under the law of Connecticut and probably every other American jurisdiction, schools owe a common law duty of care to 15-year-old students under their custody.
A judge in York County has issued a landmark court ruling for South Carolina and other states with common law marriage that said a same-sex couple had a common law marriage. The ruling states the marriage is retroactive for the last three decades that ...
But his attorneys, Leeroy Banner and Oscar Selgado, went to the Appeal Court to argue that Sabido wasn't in his right mind when he killed his common-law wife. You'll remember that Sabido testified in the trial last year that the fight started when ...
Matthews Lawson charged the defendants with breach of fiduciary duty, statutory misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of contract, common-law fraud, tortious interference, unfair competition, conversion and money had and received. The firm is also ...
There are several interrelated reasons why thousands of global companies and high-wealth individuals do business in the Caymans. The country has a well-established legal system derived from English common law with appeals going to the Privy Council in ...
"By way of postscript, I do have personal concerns about a jurisdiction such as this which occupies an uncertain space outside the common law and statute. The relationship between what is fair and reasonable, and what the law lays down, is not ...
Natural law theory is often connected to an account of purposes and functions that are created by God. But natural law need not be religious.
Disclaimers originate from the common law of gifts, which requires the donor to make the gift and the donee to receive it. If the donee declines the gift in a timely way, no gift is considered to have been made.
He is facing the following charges: One count of robbery with a dangerous weapon, conspiracy robbery, trafficking opium, common law robbery and conspiracy common law robbery. These are all Dunn police charges. He was also wanted in Sampson County ...
To pursue the charges, Stryker said, he would cite common law pertaining to subaqueous, or underwater, land. According to an article by Hartford attorney Sally A. Roberts, Connecticut has consistently upheld the rule that ownership of land extends to ...
... Missouri Department of Health, which held that competent patients had the right to refuse lifesaving or life-prolonging medical treatment.
The Senate Special Select Committee finally has a name for the infamous "Mr. Middleton" whom several witnesses have said is an integral part of the visa fraud, ...
But his attorneys, Leeroy Banner and Oscar Selgado, went to the Appeal Court to argue that Sabido wasn't in his right mind when he killed his common-law wife. You'll remember that Sabido testified in the trial last year that the fight started when ...
Angelique Chase, of Clinton, was indicted Thursday by a Prince George's County grand jury on charges of common law murder, first-degree child abuse resulting in death and use of a handgun in the commission of a crime of violence.
The panel found that the complementary or parallel legislation analysis does not apply to plaintiff's common-law wrongful termination claims, as New York has no common-law cause of action for wrongful termination. Thus, the panel focused on plaintiff's ...
A Statesville man who tried to bribe a police officer with $15000 pleaded no contest to the crime on March 8.
For Appellant: Donald F. Burke (Law Office of Donald F. Burke, attorneys; Mr. Burke and Donald F. Burke, Jr., on the briefs). For Respondents: Cheryl N.
The panel found that the complementary or parallel legislation analysis does not apply to plaintiff's common-law wrongful termination claims, as New York has no common-law cause of action for wrongful termination. Thus, the panel focused on plaintiff's ...
Defamation - that is, attacks on another's character - can be libelous if written, slander if spoken, and both are torts under the common law. Accordingly, the defamer can be subject to civil damages if he or she is successfully sued. The standard to ...
BERKELEY COUNTY, W.Va. - People who live in the area have been complaining about the noise being made at a local shooting range, so much so that the ...
According to Family Court Judge Thomas White, Parks had a common law marriage with her partner long before same-sex marriage was nationally legalized.
The common law of England and Wales will not fill the gap in protection left by the UK walking way from three regulations covering cooperation in civil justice, a committee of peers says today.
A same-sex couple who split up after about 30 years together had a common-law marriage, a South Carolina family law court judge recently ruled.
human rights have been a "new toy" for lawyers which they have favoured over the common law, the President of the Supreme Court, Lord Neuberger has said.
A judge in York County has issued a landmark court ruling for South Carolina and other states with common law marriage that said a same-sex couple had a common law marriage. The ruling states the marriage is retroactive for the last three decades that ...
"Policy 1.05 D (2): The vested rights ordinance shall provide specific definitions of the common law and statutory vesting and shall provide an administrative procedure by which a property owner may demonstrate that private property rights are vested ...


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