Amanda Knox: ‘I’m Going to Fight This to the Very End’

Mark Lennihan / AP Amanda Knox waits on a television set for an interview, Friday, Jan. 31, 2014 in New York. A day after an Italian court convicted her of a murder for a second time, American student Amanda Knox said in an emotional interview that her ongoing legal ordeal is “not right.” “I’m going [...]

St. Charles County deputy plans to appeal conviction to state Supreme Court

ST. CHARLES COUNTY • A St. Charles County sheriff’s deputy plans to appeal to the Missouri Supreme Court his conviction stemming from the 2009 arrest of a wanted methamphetamine cook. Attorneys for the deputy, Christopher E. Hunt, filed a motion Thursday to start the higher court appeal process. A three-judge Missouri Court of Appeals panel [...]

CBI moves Kerala HC against acquittal of Vijayan in Lavalin corruption case

The CBI on Friday moved a criminal revision petition in the Kerala High Court against the CBI special court verdict which acquitted CPI (M) politburo member Pinarayi Vijayan and six others in the SNC Lavalin corruption case. The CBI has moved the revision petition as only five days remained to complete the three months period [...]

Laxmi Narain Modi vs Union Of India & Ors. on 30 January, 2014

REPORTABLE IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CIVIL ORIGINAL JURISDICTION WRIT PETITION (CIVIL) NO.309 OF 2003 Laxmi Narain Modi …. Petitioner Versus Union of India and others …. Respondents WITH WRIT PETITION (CIVIL) NO.330 OF 2001, WRIT PETITION (CIVIL) NO.44 OF 2004, WRIT PETITION (CIVIL) NO.688 OF 2007, AND SPECIAL LEAVE PETITION (CIVIL) NO.14121 OF [...]

Godrej & Boyce Mfg.Co.Ltd. & Anr. vs State Of Maharashtra & Ors. on 30 January, 2014

REPORTABLE IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CIVIL APPELLATE JURISDICTION CIVIL APPEAL NO.1102 OF 2014 (Arising out of S.L.P. (C) No.10677 of 2008) Godrej Boyce Mfg. Co. Ltd. Anr. ..….Appellants Versus The State of Maharashtra Ors. …..Respondents WITH CIVIL APPEAL NO.1103 OF 2014 (Arising out of S.L.P. (C) No. 10760 of 2008) WITH CIVIL APPEAL [...]

Sasi Enterprises vs Assistant Commissioner Of Income … on 30 January, 2014

REPORTABLE IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CRIMINAL APPELLATE JURISDICTION CRIMINAL APPEAL NO.61 OF 2007 Sasi Enterprises … Appellant Versus Assistant Commissioner of Income Tax … Respondent WITH CRIMINAL APPEAL NOs.62, 63 64 OF 2007 J U D G M E N T K.S. Radhakrishnan, J. 1. We are concerned with four Criminal Appeals No.61 [...]

‘Birther’ lawyer Philip Berg suspended, quits Supreme Court practice

Philip Berg blames his fervor for the theory that President Barack Obama was born in Kenya for the failure of his law practice. Now the man who repeatedly sued to remove Obama from the presidential ballot is suspended from practicing law in Pennsylvania and this month resigned from practicing law before the U.S. Supreme Court [...]

How should the Supreme Court decide the dental examiners case?

Today I’ll continue talking about the doctrine of immunity from federal antitrust law for “state action”, in the context of the Fourth Circuit’s North Carolina Board of Dental Examiners v. FTC opinion. (See Monday’s post for an introduction to this doctrine, and see Tuesday’s post for the facts of the dental examiners case.) On Wednesday [...]

Kerala labour cooperative is subject of UN documentary

Kerala labour cooperative is subject of UN documentary Posted on: 31 Jan 2014 Kozhikode: The United Nations is making a documentary on the changing profile of a Kerala-based labour cooperative which will soon launch a Rs.210-crore cyber park here. This is the first time in the country that a cyber park is being launched in [...]

Tharoor’s alleged links rock Kerala assembly

Tharoor’s alleged links rock Kerala assembly Posted on: 31 Jan 2014 Thiruvananthapuram: The Left opposition Thursday raised questions in Kerala assembly over Lok Sabha member Shashi Tharoor’s alleged links with a Pakistani journalist. Capitalizing on the allegations, legislator James Mathew asked during the question hour if the state government was aware of the minister’s alleged [...]

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