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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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...
International Law and the Gaza War
Accusations of violations regarding international humanitarian law, which governs the actions by belligerents during an armed conflict, have been directed at both Israel and Hamas for their actions du...
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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...
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...
Freedom of religion
Freedom of religion or Freedom of belief is a principle that supports the freedom of an individual or community, in public or private, to manifest religion or belief in teaching, practice, worship, an...
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Surrogacy laws by country
The legal aspects of surrogacy in any particular jurisdiction tend to hinge on a few central questions:Laws differ widely from one jurisdiction to another.
In all jurisdictions of Australia, altru...
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...
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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United States v. Manning
United States v. Manning was the court-martial of former United States Army Private First Class Bradley E. Manning (known after the trial as Chelsea Manning).Manning was arrested in May 2010 in Iraq, ...
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Incitement to ethnic or racial hatred
Incitement to racial or ethnic hatred is a crime under the laws of ( at least ) three countries.
Under the Law of the United Kingdom, "incitement to racial hatred" was established as an offence by...
In re A.C.
In re A.C. was a 1987 D.C. Circuit reproductive rights case. It was the first appellate court decision to "take a stand against" forced caesarean sections. Angela Carder (née Stoner) was forced to und...
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...