Bush v. Schiavo, Florida Supreme Court, September 23, 2004. Read the opinion here . Excerpt: Under procedures enacted by the Legislature, effective both before the passage of the Act and after its fifteen-day effective period expired, circuit courts are charged with adjudicating issues regarding incompetent individuals. The trial courts of this State are called upon [...]

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JURIST Guest Columnist Sandra Jordan of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law considers what might happen if, as anticipated, the US Supreme Court applies its reasoning from its June 2004 Blakely ruling to the federal sentencing guidelines in two companion cases set to be argued in October. For thousands of defendants now serving prison [...]

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United Nations Security Council, September 18, 2004. Read the Resolution here . Excerpt: The Security Coucil… Calls upon the Government of Sudan and the rebel groups, particularly the Justice and Equality Movement and the Sudanese Liberation Army/Movement, to work together under the auspices of the African Union to reach a political solution in the negotiations [...]

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Implementation of the NPT Safeguards Agreement in the Islamic Republic of Iran, International Atomic Eneregy Association, September 18, 2004. Read the Resolution here . Excerpt: The [IAEA} Board of Governors… Strongly urges that Iran respond positively to the Director General's findings on the provision of access and information by taking such steps as are required [...]

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The Reform Party of Florida v. Black and Glenda Hood v. The Reform Party of Florida, Florida Supreme Court, September 17, 2004. Read the opinion here. Excerpt: e reverse the trial court's final declaratory judgment and vacate the permanent injunction that ordered Reform Party candidates Ralph Nader and Peter Camejo off the 2004 Florida presidential [...]

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