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  • Model in Russian court apologizes for US election claim

    Model in Russian court apologizes for US election claim

    Legal Compliance News 01/18/2019

    A Belarusian model and self-styled sex instructor who last year claimed to have evidence of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election said Saturday that she apologizes to a Russian tycoon for the claim and won't say more about the m...

  • Polish leader appoints top court judges, against ruling

    Polish leader appoints top court judges, against ruling

    Legal Compliance News 10/07/2018

    Poland's president swore in 27 new Supreme Court judges Wednesday, stepping up the conflict over control of the judiciary and ignoring another top court that said the appointments should be suspended pending an opinion by European Union judges.Andrze...

  • Senator asks court to declare Duterte arrest order illegal

    Senator asks court to declare Duterte arrest order illegal

    Legal Compliance News 09/03/2018

    A Philippine senator who has taken refuge in the Senate to avoid an arrest order by President Rodrigo Duterte asked the Supreme Court on Thursday to declare the order illegal and called on the military to defy it.Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV, Duterte's ...

  •  Court: Cities can't prosecute people for sleeping on streets

    Court: Cities can't prosecute people for sleeping on streets

    Legal Compliance News 09/01/2018

    Cities can't prosecute people for sleeping on the streets if they have nowhere else to go because it amounts to cruel and unusual punishment, which is unconstitutional, a federal appeals court said Tuesday.The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals sided ...

  •  Israeli court allows entry to Hamas kin for medical care

    Israeli court allows entry to Hamas kin for medical care

    Legal Compliance News 08/24/2018

    Israel's Supreme Court has ruled that five critically ill women from Gaza may enter Israel for urgent medical treatment despite a government decision preventing relatives of Hamas members from doing so.The five women appealed to the court last month ...

  • Court: Ex-federal immigration lawyer can be sued for forgery

    Court: Ex-federal immigration lawyer can be sued for forgery

    Legal Compliance News 08/12/2018

    A U.S. appeals court says a former federal immigration lawyer who forged a document in an effort to get a man deported can be sued for damages.Jonathan M. Love was assistant chief counsel for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Seattle in 200...

  • Immigration cases tossed in fallout from high court ruling

    Immigration cases tossed in fallout from high court ruling

    Legal Compliance News 08/11/2018

    Immigration courts from Boston to Los Angeles have been experiencing fallout from a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that has caused some deportation orders to be tossed and cases thrown out, bringing more chaos to a system that was already besiege...

  • India's top court calls for new law to curb mob violence

    India's top court calls for new law to curb mob violence

    Legal Compliance News 07/14/2018

    India's highest court on Tuesday asked the federal government to consider enacting a law to deal with an increase in lynchings and mob violence fueled mostly by rumors that the victims either belonged to members of child kidnapping gangs or were beef...

  • Pennsylvania court to hear objections to church abuse report

    Pennsylvania court to hear objections to church abuse report

    Legal Compliance News 07/06/2018

    Pennsylvania's highest court on Friday decided against immediately releasing an investigative grand jury's report into allegations of decades of child sexual abuse in six Roman Catholic dioceses, instead saying it would hear arguments from priests an...

  • Yankton lawyer Jason Ravnsborg wins GOP attorney general nod

    Yankton lawyer Jason Ravnsborg wins GOP attorney general nod

    Legal Compliance News 06/24/2018

    South Dakota Republicans on Saturday chose Yankton lawyer Jason Ravnsborg to run against Democratic former U.S. Attorney Randy Seiler in the race for state attorney general.GOP delegates voted to nominate Ravnsborg at their state party convention, wh...

  • USCIS Redesigns Citizenship and Naturalization Certificates

    USCIS Redesigns Citizenship and Naturalization Certificates

    Legal Compliance News 06/18/2018

    successful pilot in four USCIS field offices and one service center. The redesign of these eight certificates is one of the many ways USCIS is working to combat fraud and safeguard the legal immigration system. We piloted the new certificate design a...

  • High Court Rules in Dispute Over Immigrant Teen's Abortion

    High Court Rules in Dispute Over Immigrant Teen's Abortion

    Legal Compliance News 06/06/2018

    The Supreme Court ruled Monday in a case about a pregnant immigrant teen who obtained an abortion with the help of the ACLU, siding with the Trump administration and wiping away a lower court decision for the teen but rejecting a suggestion her lawye...