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UK court rules for India in decades-old legal battle with Pakistan over 1 million pounds
A UK High Court judge on Wednesday resolved a legal battle between India and Pakistan that has lasted more than 70 years. The dispute revolved around the 1 million pounds that Nizam VII, then-monarch of Hyderabad, transferred to a British bank in 194 (More)
UK appeals court allows iPhone users' suit against Google to proceed
A lawsuit filed against Google by millions of iPhone users over data-collection was revived Wednesday by the UK Court of Appeals. The suit was filed by a group called "Google You Us," led by plaintiff Richard Lloyd. Lloyd is seeking 3.2 billion p (More)
Democracy Threatened: Judicial Independence Under Attack in Poland
“The accumulation of all powers, legislative, executive, and judiciary, in the same hands, whether of one, a few, or many, and whether hereditary, self-appointed, or elective, may justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny.” ~James Madison (More)
Northern Ireland court rejects Brexit appeal
The Court of Appeals in Belfast on Friday dismissed an appeal challenging Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit strategy. The concern by one of the applicants, Raymond McCord, was that the the Brexit strategy would destroy the Northern Ireland pe (More)
UK court rules transgender man who gave birth must be registered as child's mother
The UK's High Court ruled Wednesday that a transgender man who had given birth to a child must be legally registered as the mother of the child. The issue arose when a transgender man gave birth to a child and wished to be legally registered as th (More)
UK Supreme Court hears challenge to Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament
The UK Supreme Court on Tuesday heard two simultaneous appeals over whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson broke the law by suspending Parliament for five weeks in the run-up to the Brexit deadline, currently scheduled for October 31. Lord Pannick Q (More)
English and Northern Irish courts reject legal challenges to suspension of Parliament
Courts in England and Northern Ireland have rejected challenges to Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to prorogue, or suspend, Parliament, both holding that the act was a political matter in which the courts could not intervene. An English co (More)
Scotland appeals court rules PM's prorogation of parliament is unlawful
Scotland's Inner House of the Court of Session held Wednesday that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to prorogue, or suspend, Parliament was unlawful. Prorogation involves the suspension of Parliament without dissolving the body, and it must (More)
UK court allows police use of facial recognition technology
The UK's High Court ruled Wednesday that police use of facial recognition technology was legal and did not violate the Human Rights Act or Data Protection legislation. The central issue in this case was the South Wales Police's (SWP) trial use of (More)
UK High Court rules for government in Investigatory Powers Act case
The High Court ruled Monday for the government against Liberty, a UK Civil Rights Group, in a case about government surveillance. Liberty brought this case to challenge the Investigatory Powers Act 2016. The Act gave various agencies within the UK (More)