Written By – Shrey Garg, News Writer The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Russia is responsible for the killing of the ex-KGB officer Alexander Litvinenko in 2006 in London. The Strasbourg-based court has agreed with the findings of the British enquiry which concluded that Russian President Vladimir Putin authorized a Russian intelligence operation to assassinate Litvinenko. The […]
Written By – Arshita Anand, News Writer @sociolegalcorp Doctor Alan Braid was sued this Monday by Oscar Stilley and Felipe Gomez for violating Texas Senate Bill 8 (SB8) that prohibits abortions six weeks into the pregnancy. Braid had claimed to perform such an abortion in an op-ed piece published by The Washington Post on Saturday. This article stated that Braid […]
Written by – Arshita Anand, News Writer On September 11, twenty years ago from today, Washington attorney Kenneth Feinberg was in Philadelphia teaching a law school class on mediating class-action lawsuits. After class got over, he saw some students huddled around a TV, which displayed news about the attack on World Trade Centre. Feinberg thought it was an accident, but […]
Written By – Arshita Anand, Content Writer Joe Biden, the US President signed an executive order on Friday calling for the declassification of some documents related to investigations carried out by the FBI on the 9/11 terrorist attacks in the US. This order was accompanied by his statement that he made a campaign promise to ensure transparency regarding the attacks. […]
The move was initiated by Center for Reproductive Rights and its Nepal-based partners who prepared a compliance report for Universal Periodic Review which is a comprehensive human rights review for each country which takes place before the United Nations Human Rights Commission (UNHRC).
British lawyer Toby Cadman filed the request Monday, highlighting three separate incidents – an August 2018 airstrike that destroyed a school bus and killed dozens; a missile attack in October 2016 that killed at least 110 people; and allegations of torture and murder of civilians being held in prisons in the south of Yemen.
Supreme Court of Malawi, a land lock nation in South African Region on Friday, pronounced a bizarre judgment by reversing the original ruling about the ban on death penalty which was pronounced during April 2021 in the case of Charles Khoviwa v. The Republic.
The Tagansky District Court of Mosco has slapped a fine of three million rubles against social-media giant Google as their actions were in violation of the newly enacted data protection laws by the Russian state. As per these new laws the data of Russian users is required to be stored on servers within the territory of Russia.
‘Can’t Turn a Nelson’s Eye to Contribution of Journalists During the Pandemic’ – PIL in Bombay High Court Seeks Local Train Travel of Journalists
In the case of Mumbai Marathi Patrakar Sangh v. State of Maharashtra, former being a journalist association, has filed a PIL in the Bombay High Court seeking directions to the Maharashtra Government to classify journalists as essential workers and allow them travel through local trains.