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India: Court Judgements In UAE Can Be Enforced In India To Recover Borrowed Money

If your friend had borrowed money from you in the UAE and then fled to India in order not to repay back the loan, then this news piece is for you. If you file a lawsuit in the UAE and obtain a judgment in your favor, the same can be enforced in India under sections 44-A and 13 of the Civil Code of India. These two sections made provisions for the enforcement of foreign judgments, provided the court considered the case on merit and it has a competent jurisdiction to hear the case.


India: Laws Can Facilitate The Construction Of Ram Temple, UP Deputy CM Says

The Deputy Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Keshav Prasad Maurya on Saturday asserted that if the Supreme Court fails to resolve the construction of the ram temple case today, the option of using legislation is still open. Maurya made this known while granting an interview to some select journalists over the weekend. He was confident that the issue would be resolved at the Supreme Court before the general elections in 2019.


US: Law Firm Publishes A Post On How To Regulate The Cryptosystem

A law firm in the United States, Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP recently published a post on Lexology on how to properly regulate the crypto ecosystem. According to the law firm, Cryptocurrencies and the blockchain technology is an innovative financial technology which most governments of the world is still struggling on how to regulate the technology. The law firm recommended constant review and monitoring of the crypto ecosystem. The law firm parades over 200 lawyers in its employ and has over 30 offices in Northern America.



India- Hostel Allocation: Mumbai University Officials Asks An LLM Girl Student To Sleep On Bare Floor

The officials in charge of hostel allocation at the Mumbai University asked a female LLM student who was allocated a room at the Savitribai Phule Girls Hostel’s Kalina Campus to sleep on the bare floor. The officials claimed that the same room was already allocated to a female LLB student. According to the hostel rules, a room consists of one bed and one cupboard. The aggrieved student in a protest letter to the school authority complained that she passed through all the required steps to secure the room and wondered why the officials would ask her to sleep on the bare floor. The girl expressed hope that justice would be done.



India: Bombay HC Tells Police To Register FIR In Fake Encounter Of Joginder Rana

The Bombay High Court bench presided over by Justices Ranjit More and Bharti Dangre over the weekend directed the police to register an FIR in the encounter that led to the death of a notorious criminal, Joginder Rana. The court gave police the directive after hearing a plea that was filed by the deceased brother through his lawyer. The petitioner contended that some police constables attached to the Palghar Police Command had killed his brother in a fake encounter. The petitioner also sought a full-scale investigation into the case by the CBI. Recall that as of the last hearing of the case, the police authorities had asserted that the police officers involved fired the deceased in self-defense.


Pakistan- Pakistan Top Court Bans Airing Of Indian Content On Local TV

An apex court bench in Pakistan presided over by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday ordered that all content originating from India should not be aired on local TV stations. Justice Nisar pronounced the judgment after a petition filed by the United Producers Association. The Judge while making the judgment added that India attempted to obstruct the construction of Pakistan dams; hence the need to also ban all Indian shows on local TV.


India: Palghar Farmers Challenges The State Government Power To Acquire Their Lands For The Construction Of Bullet Train Corridor

Two Palghar farmers, Sadanand Ravte (46) and Nathu Pathare (37) over the weekend moved the Bombay High Court challenging the power of the Maharashtra Government To acquire their lands for the construction of bullet train corridor using the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (Maharashtra Amendment) Act, 2018. The farmers in their petition contended that the state government did not give them a fair hearing before proposing to take their land to construct the train corridor. As of the time of filing this report, discussion on the proposed land was still ongoing.


India: Madras HC Chief Justice Urges Judges And Lawyers To Work Together To Uphold The Majesty Of Constitution

The Madras High Court Chief Judge, Vijaya Kamlesh Tahilramani over the weekend called on lawyers and judges in the country to consider a robust working relationship in order to preserve the sanctity of the Constitution and the dignity of the temples of justice. Justice Tahilramani made the call after declaring open a new Court block consisting of nine Court halls. She admonished the bar and bench to cooperate so as not to allow the pillars of the temples of Justice to collapse.


Australia: Studies Show That Foreign Workers Earn Less Than The Minimum Wage In Australia

Foreign workers in Australia were reported to have earned less than the stipulated minimum wage. The report was a result of studies authored by the duo of Bassina Farbenblum and Laurie Berg, who are lecturers at the University of New South Wales and the University of Technology Sydney respectively in 2016. The report was published on Monday. According to the report, one-third of foreign workers earned an average of $12 an hour or less. Most of the reported large-scale wage theft was found in farm work, fruits, and vegetable picking sectors.


India: Submit Vacancies In Medical Colleges To The MCI, Madras HC Tells Tamil Nadu Government

In a bid to accommodate more students seeking admission to medical colleges, the Madras High Court bench presided over by Justice SS Sundar on Saturday directed the Tamil Nadu government to immediately furnish the Medical Council of India with the details of the available vacancies in the state’s medical colleges. The court gave the directive after hearing several petitions filed by the medical students of Ponnaiyah Ramajayam Medical Sciences College.


India: Prevention Of Child Labour: Delhi HC Seeks State Government Response On NGO’s Plea

The Delhi High Court bench presided over by Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice VK Rao over the weekend sought the response of the Delhi State government with respect to a plea filed by two NGOs, Save the Childhood Foundation and Bachpan Bachao Andolan. The NGOs had moved the court seeking its intervention in the implementation of a previous judgment on the prevention of child labor by the state government. The court adjourned the case to November 16 and asked to government to respond on or before then.


US: Federal Judge Bars Implementation Of California’s Reproductive FACT Act

A federal judge on Friday barred the implementation of California’s Reproductive FACT Act. The Act had empowered pro-life crises groups to promote abortion. The judge in his ruling made it known that the FACT Act was in variance with the First Amendment; hence the need to bar its implementation. According to Michael Farris, a lawyer who represented a pro-life group in the case, the government should not be promoting things that are against the conviction of individuals.


US: California’s Net Neutrality Law Has Been Crippled

The Net Neutrality Law was which recently signed by Governor Jerry Brown of California was brought to a crawl after the Federal Communications Commission, the Department of Justice, and several other telecom companies joined forces together to cripple the law via Lawsuits. Now, the Attorney General of California, Xavier Becerra has signed an agreement with the opposing parties to delay the date the bill is supposed to be released until the case between FCC is concluded. The court case against the FCC was filed by 22 states Attorney Generals.


UK: UK Couples To Tie The Knot In A Ceremony Outdoor

Couples in the United Kingdom would soon start exchanging marital vows in an outdoor ceremony, according to reports on Monday. Barring any unforeseen circumstances, the UK’s Chancellor, Philip Hammond would make the announcement on Monday during a budget presentation. The announcement would be a major review of UK’s wedding law. Couples would be able to exchange marital vows even at the beachside, according to a legal expert who’s aware of the development.



Ireland: Referendum: Irish Voters Voted Massively To Remove Blasphemy From The Nation’s Constitution

On Friday, the government of Ireland held a referendum to decide whether or not to remove the word “blasphemy” from the country’s constitution. On the date of the election, Irish voters trooped out enmass go vote overwhelmingly in support of the removal of the word “blasphemy” from their constitution. All the 40 constituencies in the country recorded a “yes” vote in support of Constitutional Review.


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