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LHC stops transfer of land to army for corporate farming

Dawn 01 Apr 2023
Giving away state land an ‘impermissible’ act under election law, argues lawyer ... The counsel contended that the Punjab Colonies Department issued a notification on Feb 20 for handing over the land under Section 10 of the Colonisation of Government Lands (Punjab), Act 1912.

EPA approves California rules phasing out diesel trucks

The Citizens' Voice 01 Apr 2023
“Under the Clean Air Act, California has longstanding authority to address pollution from cars and trucks ... The EPA has not acted on those rules ... California has a long legacy of adopting stricter tailpipe emission standards, even before the federal Clean Air Act was signed into law, said Paul Cort, a lawyer with environmental nonprofit Earthjustice.

President okays withdrawal of reference against Isa

Dawn 01 Apr 2023
Imran Niazi misused the constitutional office of the president for this criminal act and President Arif Alvi became an instrument in the attack on the judiciary and an accomplice to a lie,” he said. Lawyers’ organisations across the country, including the Pakistan Bar Council ...

Jury will decide Dominion defamation case against Fox News

San Gabriel Valley Tribune 01 Apr 2023
By Marshall Cohen and Oliver Darcy . CNN ... Jury selection is scheduled for April 13 ... Hannity said Rudy Giuliani, Trump’s then-lawyer, was “acting like an insane person” and Ingraham described him as “an idiot.” Rupert Murdoch said it was “really bad” that Giuliani was advising Trump. .

Full court reference held for PHC outgoing CJ

Dawn 31 Mar 2023
PHC acting Chief Justice Roohul Amin Khan, other judges, registrar PHC, Advocate General Amir Javed, KP Bar Council chairperson Zar Badshah and Peshawar High Court Bar Association president Rehmanullah and other lawyers also attended the full court reference. Acting chief justice ...

Full court reference held for Justice Rooh ul Amin

Urdu Point 31 Mar 2023
"I am grateful to the lawyers who have respected me during my services." The role of lawyers in the restoration of the judiciary was prominent, the Acting CJ said, adding that a strong judiciary requires a strong bar ... The acting chief justice said the law was a vast discipline and emphasised that legal education was very important.

Lawyers cast doubt over plea bargain deal for cashier convicted of financing terrorism

The Philadelphia Inquirer 31 Mar 2023
... lawyers has questioned the plea bargaining agreement entered for a cashier, who was recently convicted of violating Republic Act No.

U.S. argues for immunity in MK-ULTRA mind-control case before Quebec Court of Appeal

Castanet 31 Mar 2023
lawyers argued that foreign states had absolute immunity from lawsuits in Canada between the 1940s and 1960s, when the program took place ... Class-action lawyer Jeff Orenstein said Thursday he believes Canada's 1982 State Immunity Act, which outlines how foreign states can be sued in the country, is retroactive and can apply in this case.

Chicken is treated as animal under law: Guj Govt tells HC

The Siasat Daily 31 Mar 2023
Chicken and other varieties of poultry birds fall in the animal’ category under the Food Safety and Standards Act, the Gujarat Government told the High Court on Friday ... During the hearing on these applications on Friday, Government Pleader Manisha Lavkumar said the definition ofanimal’ under the Act also includes poultry.

Leverage Technology to Enhance Gender Parity, Buhari’s Aide Urges Female Lawyers

This Day 31 Mar 2023
Jumoke Oduwale has challenged female lawyers in the country to leverage on technology in order to compete favourable with their counterpart in the legal profession ... Foluke Dada, who is also the Acting Dean, College of Law, Caleb University, Lagos, said female lawyers through embracing technology could accelerate their growth in the profession.

Trump responds to indictment

Russia Today 31 Mar 2023
The grand jury voted on Thursday to indict Trump in a case that centers on an alleged hush payment of $130,000 made to porn actor Stormy Daniels via his then-lawyer Michael Cohen ... Trump did not reveal what his next steps would be, but his lawyer Joe Tacopina has vowed to “vigorously fight this political prosecution in court.”.

The Latest News on Trump’s Indictment—and What Comes Next

Market Watch 31 Mar 2023
Trump is likely to surrender and appear for his arraignment on Tuesday, according to lawyers acting on behalf of the former president, who also said they would “vigorously fight this political prosecution in Court”, The Journal reported. The lawyers’ offices didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment from Barron’s early on Friday ... .

Manhattan DA wanted Trump arrested TOMORROW - but ex president's team said no because his ...

The Daily Mail 31 Mar 2023
Lawyers acting for the former president said the Secret Service needed more time to prepare, a law enforcement told Politico ... Lawyers acting on behalf of Trump said he is expected to surrender early next week instead.

The pervert and the bankers: Were bosses at JPMorgan and Deutsche Bank so hungry to ...

The Daily Mail 31 Mar 2023
The German bank has said they are 'manufactured' while JPMorgan's lawyers said ... Staley's lawyer has not commented on this development ... But, according to lawyer Brad Edwards, who is acting for Jane Doe 1 and has represented has acted for dozens of Epstein's accusers, JPMorgan's targeting of Staley won't wash.

Lawyer Questions Scope of EU AI Act; Groups Chime In

Engineering Times 31 Mar 2023
If the European Union is relying on existing law to ban computer programs that can do the same harm as artificial intelligence, “then the question is why you would need this act,” he said ... “You don’t even need to change anything else about the act,” he said ... The post Lawyer Questions Scope of EU AI Act; Groups Chime In appeared first on EE Times.

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In this photo provided by the Belarusian Presidential Press Service, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko delivers a state-of-the nation address in Minsk, Belarus, Friday, March 31, 2023
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