Monthly Archives: May 2016

Schenck V/S United States

The case is a landmark judgment in articulating the famous “clear and present danger” test as the measure of the freedom of speech.During World War I Congress passed the Espionage Act of 1917, which prohibited attempts to obstruct the draft as well as attempts to

Federal judge orders release of Trump University internal documents

NEWS SCAN The US District Court for the Southern District of California ordered Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Friday to release internal documents pertaining to Trump University, the terminated education program that is currently the focus of two class action lawsuits. The suits were brought  by two San

Senegal court sentences Chad ex-ruler to life in prison

NEWS SCAN A court in Senegal convicted former Chadian dictator Hissène Habré of crimes against humanity committed during his rule from 1982 to 1990 and sentenced to life imprisonment on Monday. He was found guilty of sex slavery, rape and the ordered killings of an estimated 40,000 people. Human