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Scales of justice swing in suspects’ favour as Nazim Jokhio’s heirs file compromise

Dawn 25 Sep 2022
The legal heirs of slain Nazim Jokhio on Saturday filed an “out-of-court settlement” before a sessions judge through which they pardoned those who had been booked in the murder case, including Pakistan Peoples Party lawmaker Jam Awais Bijar Khan Jokhio, in the name of the Almighty.

Seeing Beyond l Governor’s stunt opens door to legal problems

Citrus County Chronicle 25 Sep 2022
That contract, though, despite DeSantis’s promise of transparency and accountability, isn’t available for public consumption ... The company gave political donations to some of DeSantis’ major allies and the guy DeSantis tapped to be Florida’s “public safety czar,” Larry Keefe, legally represented the company in 2017.

Elon Musk allowed to make a case regarding Twitter’s payment to Zatko

The Siasat Daily 25 Sep 2022
In a minor win for Tesla CEO Elon Musk, a US court has allowed his legal team to make a case that a $7.75 million severance payment to Peiter ‘Mudge’ Zatko, Twitter’s former head of security, allows him to terminate the $44 billion takeover deal ... to the public.

Shell judgment highlights need for clarity in public consultation

Business Day 25 Sep 2022
... public interest groups alike, but it also underscores the need for legal certainty when it comes to public consultation...

'Thousands of kids all across Virginia are silenced'

The Roanoke Times 25 Sep 2022
Two professors question legality of Youngkin's transgender policies ... The 30-day public comment period for the begins Monday ... “The 2022 model policies deliver on the governor’s commitment to preserving parental rights and upholding the dignity and respect of all public school students.".

A judge says he will be 'forced' to give Rudy Giuliani jail time unless the ...

Business Insider 25 Sep 2022
Giuliani's mounting legal troubles also include a federal criminal investigation into whether he broke foreign lobbying laws through his Ukrainian connections and charges filed against him in June alleging he promoted unsubstantiated voter fraud claims in Pennsylvania.

Calif. abortion law goes too far, risks unintended consequences, by Susan Shelley

Atlantic City 25 Sep 2022
California Proposition 1 on the November ballot would legalize abortion at any stage of any pregnancy, right up to birth, for any reason, and in just a moment, I will prove it to you ... 1 legalizes late-term abortions, without any limitations ... During this time, anyone can file a legal challenge to get untruthful or misleading statements removed.

'Thousands of kids all across Virginia are silenced' (copy)

The Roanoke Times 25 Sep 2022
The 30-day public comment period for the begins Monday ... “The 2022 model policies deliver on the governor’s commitment to preserving parental rights and upholding the dignity and respect of all public school students.” ... “If there’s a safety issue, well then there’s legal protections for that child.

Nazim Jokhio case: family members pardon PPP MPA, servants

The News International 25 Sep 2022
The legal heirs of Nazim Jokhio, 26-year-old journalist who was allegedly tortured to death at the farmhouse of interned PPP MPA Jam Awais in November last year, informed a sessions court on Saturday that they had pardoned the lawmaker and five of his servants without accepting Diyat (blood money).

How legal fight over public safety pension consolidation is costing taxpayers

Daily Herald 25 Sep 2022
Taxpayers are covering the cost of a lengthy legal battle over the consolidation of nearly 650 public safety pensions that experts say could reduce pension debt and save tax dollars ... .

Beijing bus drivers have been told to wear wristbands to monitor their emotions

South China Morning Post 25 Sep 2022
Public transport company says the move is aimed at protecting safety, but legal experts have raised privacy concerns ... .

Column: Deliberating openness of public records

Honolulu Star-Advertiser 25 Sep 2022
4, the public will have an opportunity to voice concerns.

American woman trapped in Saudi Arabia over custody battle shares ordeal

Hindustan Times 25 Sep 2022
That has left Morris effectively stranded, her savings depleted and credit cards maxed out, in a country where she does not speak the language and cannot legally work ... Morris could soon face further legal trouble ... All three described their difficulty in navigating the complex Saudi legal system.

DeSantis portrays himself as champion of immigrants’ welfare after backlash

The Observer 25 Sep 2022
Debate has focused on the legality of the actions of DeSantis and Abbott in moving migrants across state lines under allegedly false pretenses ... I think it’s going to require some sort of public reckoning in the polls. There’s more likely a political remedy than a legal remedy.”.

Judge rejects students' challenge of Western University COVID booster rules

Canoe 25 Sep 2022
A plain reading of the provincial legislation governing Western shows the university is “expressly and broadly empowered to manage its affairs,” and “may do such things as it considers to be for the good of the university and consistent with the public interest,” the court decision said.

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