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They tried sell the roof over my head!

A High Court Special Summons was sought to sell the roof over my head among other things.

“By notices in writing Kathleen ‘OKeefe, and Mary Theresa Harte have confirmed their desire to have the house and lands of the estate sold. 173 more words

PEGGY NOONAN: The High Court’s Disunited State

Wall Street Journal — As five justices declare a right to same-sex marriage, the other four dissent vigorously and ominously.

Brown v. Board of Education, the landmark Supreme Court ruling against school segregation, was decided in a unanimous vote, 9-0. 51 more words

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Devon County Council responses to closure of Independent Living Fund

The Independent Living Fund (ILF) was originally set up in 1988 as a national resource dedicated to the financial support of disabled people, enabling them to choose to continue living in the community rather than move into residential care. 954 more words

Devon County Council

HC grants bail to Revanth Reddy

HC grants bail to Revanth Reddy

The High Court has granted bail to TDP MLA Revanth Reddy, Sebastian and Uday Simha, who were accused…………..….Read More………………..

Stephenson Petition back fires

Stephenson Petition back fires

Nominated MLA Elvis Stephenson, who recently came into media focus with note-for-vote case, still remain in its focus…………….Read More……….

A Bill of Rights in Australia? Probably not.

After the Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage in the Obergefell v Hodges, a Bill of Rights is probably not needed anymore. 

Right now, there are no concrete Bill of Rights in Australia. 405 more words

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The politics of the Courts

Andrew McCarthy makes three interesting points that are undoubtedly relevant in an Australian context.

http://www.nationalreview.com/article/420417/supreme-court-john-roberts-marriage-health-care-constitution

Firstly, “…this Court is not a legislature.”

That observation should never need to be uttered. 463 more words