Legal issues related to the September 11 attacks
A number of incidents stemming from the September 11 attacks have raised questions about legality.These include:
Soon after the attacks of September 11, 2001, the United States government began de...
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Jury of matrons
The jury of matrons was a form of special jury at English common law, usually used to resolve legal disputes over whether or not a party to a legal action was pregnant.
The civil jury of matrons w...
Baby M
Baby M (born March 27, 1986) was the pseudonym used in the case In re Baby M, 537 A.2d 1227, 109 N.J. 396 (N.J. 1988) for the infant whose legal parentage was in question.In re Baby M was a custody ca...
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Crime and Disorder Act 1998
The Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (c.37) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. The Act was published on 2 December 1997 and received Royal Assent in July 1998. Its key areas were the introd...
Anton Ferdinand
Anton Julian Ferdinand (born 18 February 1985) is an English footballer who plays for Reading. He is a product of the West Ham United academy and has also played for West Ham United, Queens Park Rang...
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Dobson (Litigation Guardian of) v. Dobson
Dobson (Litigation guardian of) v Dobson, [1999] 2 S.C.R. 753 was a landmark decision by the Supreme Court of Canada on a pregnant woman's legal duties in tort law. It was the first time the Supreme C...
Holy Rus (organization)
Holy Rus (Russian: Свята́я Русь, Svyataya Rus) is a Russian Orthodox Christian organisation in Russia, headed by Ivan Otrakovsky. The organisation established an Orthodox Christian patrol squad in...
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Iraq War
The Iraq War was a protracted armed conflict that began with the 2003 invasion of Iraq led by the United States. The invasion toppled the government of Saddam Hussein. The conflict, however, continued...
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Christie v. York
Christie v York (1939), [1940] S.C.R. 139 is a famous decision of the Supreme Court of Canada where the Court allowed private establishments to discriminate on the basis of free enterprise.
Fred C...
Burton v. Florida
Burton v. Florida, Samantha Burton, a mother of two, was twenty-five weeks pregnant in March 2009 when she experienced a premature rupture of membranes and displayed signs of premature labor. At the ...
No Fly List
The No Fly List is a list, created and maintained by the United States government's Terrorist Screening Center (TSC), of people who are not permitted to board a commercial aircraft for travel in or ou...
Brooks v. Canada Safeway Ltd.
Brooks v Canada Safeway Ltd [1989] 1 S.C.R. 1219 is a leading Supreme Court of Canada decision on employer discrimination of pregnant employees. The Court found that Safeway violated the provincial Hu...
Affirmative action
Affirmative action or positive discrimination (known as employment equity in Canada, reservation in India and Nepal, and positive action in the UK) is the policy of favoring members of a disadvantage...
Northern Territory National Emergency Response Bill 2007
The Northern Territory National Emergency Response Bill 2007 ("NTNER Bill") is one of five bills comprising the legislative package for the Northern Territory National Emergency Response, introduced b...
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Pemberton v. Tallahassee Memorial Regional Center
Pemberton v. Tallahassee Memorial Regional Center (U.S. District Court, N.D. Florida, Tallahassee Division., October 13, 1999) is a case in the United States regarding reproductive rights. In particul...
Curveball (informant)
Rafid Ahmed Alwan al-Janabi (Arabic: رافد أحمد علوان‎, Rāfid Aḥmad Alwān; born 1968), known by the Defense Intelligence Agency cryptonym "Curveball", is an Iraqi citizen who defected from Ir...
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Legitimacy of the 2003 invasion of Iraq
A dispute exists over the "legitimacy" of the 2003 invasion of Iraq. The debate centers around the question whether the invasion was an unprovoked assault on an independent country that may have breac...
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Section 51(xxvi) of the Australian Constitution
Section 51(xxvi) of the Australian Constitution, commonly called 'the race power', is the subsection of Section 51 of the Australian Constitution granting the Australian Commonwealth, the power to mak...
Hedges v. Obama
Hedges v. Obama is a lawsuit filed January 13, 2012 against the Obama Administration and Members of the U.S. Congress by a group including former New York Times reporter and current Truthdig columnist...