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Letting the punishment fit the crime as Mitchell gives way to Denton

What was over in moments, added a word to the law’s dictionary, led to countless spin-off cases and applications, cost millions in legal fees, ended reputations and, having left its mark, disappeared from the scene? 2,203 more words

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Court rules Dutch state liable for 300 Srebrenica deaths 

THE HAGUE (Reuters) – The Netherlands is liable for about 300 of the more than 8,000 deaths in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, a Dutch court ruled on Wednesday, pinning some of the blame for Europe’s worst massacre since World War Two on the Dutch state. 282 more words

NEWS

Bankrupt Law Firms Can't Claim Future Profits From Clients, Court Rules

Robert T Abney & Associates Bankruptcy Law, Commercial Law – A New York court has resolved a long-simmering question about what happens when law firms… 505 more words

Law

New and Amended California Court Rules and Local Rules.

California Courts, The Judicial Branch of California, New & Amended Court Rules

http://www.courts.ca.gov/rules.htm

California County Court Local Rules effective July 1, 2014:

http://www.courts.ca.gov/3027.htm

Alameda County, Butte County, Calaveras County, Contra Costa County, El Dorado County, Fresno County, Humboldt County, Imperial County, Kern County, Kings County, Lake County, Lassen County, Los Angeles County, Madera County, Marin County, Merced County, Monterey County, Napa County, Nevada County, Orange County, Placer County, Riverside County, Sacramento County, San Bernardino County, San Diego County, San Francisco County, San Joaquin County, San Luis Obispo County, San Mateo County, Santa Barbara County, Santa Clara County, Santa Cruz County, Shasta County, Siskiyou County, Solano County, Sonoma County, Stanislaus County, Tulare County. 8 more words

Appellate Law

Soda ban in New York City goes too far, court rules

Guzzlers prevailed Thursday as New York’s highest court refused to reinstate New York City’s ban on the sale of big sodas, ruling that the city’s health department overstepped its bounds when approved the 16-ounce cap on sugary beverages. 11 more words

Minnesota Adopts an ICWA Best Practice in its Comments to Court Rules

Here.

2014 Advisory Committee Comment
With respect to subdivision 1(j) and (l), in cases where the application of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) is unclear, such as when it is not yet known whether the child is or is not an Indian child, it is advisable to proceed pursuant to the requirements of the ICWA unless or until a determination is otherwise made in order to fulfill the Congressional purposes of the ICWA, to ensure that the child’s Indian tribe is involved, and to avoid invalidation of the action pursuant to 25 U.S.C.

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Author: Kate E. Fort

California Appeals Court Finds Court Rules about Indian Children Inconsistent with Legislative Intent

Decision (a rare published ICWA decision for CA).

The children were eligible for membership at Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma. The trial court ordered DHHS to help enroll the children as active efforts. 279 more words

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