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“Justice delayed is justice denied” is a popular adage that suggests the time taken to resolve issues is critical to the attainment of justice for a person seeking justice. However, justice is often delayed in the Indian justice system due to its inability to dispose of cases in a timely manner. According to a recent [...]

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Colombian President Iván Duque Márquez Thursday confirmed that the U.S. formally requested that Colombia extradite accused Clan del Golfo leader and drug trafficker Dairo Antonio Usuga David, known as “Otoniel.” Duque added that extraditing the drug clan’s leader will pose a significant blow to the cartel’s structure. Duque stated that the request is currently progressing through Colombia’s [...]

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The South Dakota Supreme Court Wednesday ruled that a state constitutional amendment legalizing recreational marijuana is unconstitutional. In 2020, South Dakota voters passed a ballot measure to legalize medical marijuana for qualifying patients. They also passed a constitutional amendment, Amendment A, to legalize the recreational use of marijuana for individuals 21 years or older. Following the [...]

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According to the Indian Parliament’s legislative agenda announced on Tuesday, the Cryptocurrency and Regulation of Official Digital Currency Bill, 2021, will be introduced during Winter Session beginning on November 29. The bill was originally supposed to be introduced during the budget session in February 2021 but was tabled. The bill seeks to prohibit all private [...]

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UN human rights expert Fernand de Varennes Monday said that electoral laws in some parts of the US, including Texas, may undermine democracy by depriving millions of citizens who belong to minority groups of the equal right to vote. Varennes stated this during a news conference on his final day of a two-week visit to [...]

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The US Supreme Court Monday unanimously sided with Tennessee in a groundwater dispute with Mississippi. The dispute arose out of a Mississippi suit which alleged that the city of Memphis, Tennessee had wrongfully taken water from the Middle Claiborne Aquifer. The aquifer, which spans eight states in the region, is an underground water source which [...]

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Judge Ellen Biden of the New York County Supreme Court Thursday dismissed the convictions of Muhammad A. Aziz and the late Khalil Islam, two of the three men convicted of the 1965 assassination of Malcolm X. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. joined the families of Aziz and Islam in filing the motion seeking [...]

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President Biden announced Tuesday an immediate suspension on entry for certain Nicaraguan officials into the US, in a direct response to the increasing authoritarianism in Nicaragua since the November elections that saw President Daniel Ortega win a fourth term amidst reports of repressive and antidemocratic behavior. President Biden’s presidential proclamation denounced Ortega’s actions, calling them [...]

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