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Colombia v. Peru (Asylum Case) [1950] ICJ 6

This case came up before the International Court of Justice in 1950 when the Colombian Ambassador in Lima, Perú allowed Víctor Raúl Haya de la Torre, head of the American People’s Revolutionary Alliance, sanctuary after his wing lost a one-day civil war in Peru on 

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Presidential impeachment proceedings Begin in Brazil

Impeachment proceedings were opened against Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff for allegations of violating fiscal laws and manipulating finances. Rousseff’s political enemy and speaker of the Chamber of Deputies Eduardo Cunha accepted a request from opposition lawyers to begin the impeachment process. The Brazilian President denies

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Catalonia independence plan unconstitutional: Spain Court

The Constitutional Court of Spain declared unconstitutional a resolution by the Parliament of Catalonia that proposed a plan for the region’s independence from Spain by 2017. The resolution was approved by Catalonian lawmakers in November, and stated that Parliament would take the “necessary steps” to

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Naaptol data theft: Court rejects anticipatory bail

A Thane local court has rejected the anticipatory bail application of five persons booked by police for the alleged multi-crore theft of software of ‘Naaptol’ home shopping company and selling it to a rival firm. The Thane Additional Sessions Judge A S Jadhav rejected the

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Staying in Delhi like living in a gas chamber: HC

Delhi High Court observing that the current air pollution levels in the national capital have reached “alarming” proportions and it was akin to “living in a gas chamber”, it has directed the Centre and city government to present comprehensive action plans to combat it. A

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White Collar Crimes -A Bird’s Eye View

Wherever law ends, tyranny begins…    – John Locke Edwin Sutherland coined the term ‘white-collar crime’ in the 1930’s as a crime ‘committed by a person of respectability and high social status in the course of his occupation.’ But from the some past examples it is

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4 acquitted in suicide abetment case

Four persons accused of abetting suicide of a businessman were acquitted by a local court which gave them benefit of doubt as prosecution failed to follow proper procedure for proving the authenticity of his purported suicide note. According to prosecution, the deceased, Dnyaneshwar Pawar, and

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Privacy violation complaint against Google

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) filed a personal privacy violation complaint with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) against Google.The complaint outlines that the default “sync” setting of Chromebooks sold to schools allows Google to track and maintain the records of all student Internet activity conducted