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Overview of proposed National Industrial Court of Nigeria (Civil Procedure) Rule 2015- Folabi Kuti

Happily, Order 7 Rules 15 (1) of the proposed Rule appears to have sounded the death knell on the spate of objections along this line when it (now) expressly provides:‘All originating processes or other Court processes filed by any party before the Court shall be served on any other party in any part of the Federation without leave of Court.’ 1,017 more words

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Court rules on contempt charge against Okonjo-Iweala June 3

‎Justice Abdul Kafarati‎ of the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has fixed June 3 to deliver ruling on contempt charge against the Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. 529 more words


A "Rant of Sorts?" More Like A Meltdown.

It “May Appear to Some to Be a ‘Rant’ of Sorts,” by Kevin Underhill, Lowering the Bar Blog


Okay, there’s no question that the person who wrote this document had some issues to get off her chest. 277 more words

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Missouri House approves changes to municipal court rules

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) _ A measure that aims to address criticisms of Missouri’s municipal courts voiced by protesters and activists in the wake of the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson is advancing. 100 more words


A Novel Approach To Circuit Court's Word Limit Rule. If Only It Had Worked!

Squished-Together Words Don’t Count As One, Federal Circuit Says; Appeal Is Tossed, by Debra Cassen Weiss, ABA Journal (with hat tip to William P. Statsky!) 141 more words

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Missouri House panel OKs traffic fine limits, court rules

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) _ A measure that would change municipal court operations and lower the money cities can get from traffic violations is nearing a debate in the Missouri House. 98 more words


Too Many Acronyms = Alphabet Soup.

Check Your Briefs For Acronym Overuse, DC Circuit Clerk Tells Lawyers In Campaign Finance Case, by Debra Cassen Weiss, ABA Journal


Acronyms continue to bedevil the U.S.

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