Legal news from Sunday, June 16, 2013

[JURIST] Texas Governor Rick Perry [official website] on Friday vetoed [press release] a bill [HB 950 text] intended to prevent payment discrimination and make it easier for women to obtain equal pay. The bill was passed by the Texas House on April 25 in a 79-50 vote, and by the … [read more]

[JURIST] Kuwait's Constitutional Court [JURIST news archive] on Sunday dissolved the nation's 50-member parliament due to flaws in election procedures. In doing so, the court invalidated the results of the December election, deeming them unconstitutional. The court also upheld [BBC news report] a controversial electoral law imposing a "one person, … [read more]

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