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The Tagansky District Court of Moscow issued an additional fine of 2 million rubles ($28,085) against Google Monday for not deleting previously prohibited content. This latest fine brings the total amount imposed on Google by the court to approximately 41 million rubles. A new Article 13.41 was added to the Code of the Russian Federation on Administrative [...]

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The Supreme Court of India has issued directions while seeking a status report on the rehabilitation of children in street situations. The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) and all the state governments and the union territories have been directed to submit the status report within two weeks. The top court had taken [...]

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The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ordered Poland on Wednesday to pay 1,000,000 euros per day until Poland complies with the obligations arising from its July 14 Order, which held that the disciplinary regime for judges in Poland was not compatible with EU law. The court had further asked Poland to suspend [...]

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The French Council of State (Conseil d’Etat) ordered the government Friday to repair the environmental damages caused by the state’s failure to meet greenhouse gas reduction targets. The ruling also ordered the Prime Minister to take immediate action to prevent further aggravation of damage. The court gave a deadline of December 31, 2022, for damage compensation. [...]

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Amazon filed an appeal at the Luxembourg Administrative Tribunal on Friday challenging an $865M fine imposed by Luxembourg National Commission for Data Protection (CNPD). The penalty was handed down for violations of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The retail giant was first brought under scrutiny by La Quadrature du Net, a French Privacy Advocacy group [...]

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The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) published a report Sunday revealing the secrets of numerous wealthy elites and world leaders who have been using secret accounts to hide their assets. The investigation was based on a leak of around 12 million confidential records from 14 off-shore service providers. The documents cover a wide range of [...]

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Temporary injunction measures imposed by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) against the country’s controversial judicial reforms are unconstitutional, Poland’s Constitutional Tribunal ruled on Wednesday. The country’s President Andrzej Duda signed controversial legislation in February of 2020 that barred judges from questioning judicial appointments made by the President and forbade them from engaging in political [...]

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The Constitutional Court of Poland barred abortion due to fetal defects in a controversial decision handed down Thursday. The court held that termination of pregnancy in that circumstance had no constitutional justification and it violated the constitutionally guaranteed right to life. The court stated in a pre-judgment press release that The unborn child, as a [...]

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The European Court of Justice on Tuesday dismissed Austria’s appeal to block the construction of the Hinkley Power C nuclear power station in Somerset, UK. The court upheld the General Court’s decision that the project is in line with the rules of the EU on state aid. The European Commission had approved the UK Government’s [...]

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Spain’s National Court announced Friday that the former colonel and deputy minister, Orlando Montano Morales, has been sentenced to 133 years and four months in prison on charges of murdering five Jesuits in 1989.  The court found him guilty of five charges of “murder of a terrorist nature” and imposed a sentence of 26 years, [...]

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