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- Children's Hearing System: whether child a member of the same household as an older sibling. Plumtree, Alexandra // Adoption & Fostering;Spring2005, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p92
Focuses on a court case concerning the grounds of referral for a hearing in respect of a child in Scotland. Details of the case; Issues concerning adoption raised in the case; Verdict on the case.
- CRAIN'S LIST 2005'S BIG LITIGATION. Cunningham, Laurie; Peterson, Kathryn // Crain's Chicago Business;2006 Book of Lists, Vol. 28 Issue 52, p115
A list of 2005's big court cases in Chicago, Illinois is presented. In Eolas Technologies Inc. v. Microsoft Corp., the venue was the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Washington D.C. The appellate court ruled that the trial judge erred by refusing to allow Microsoft to present...
- Litigation in Argentina: challenging the tobacco industry. Flores, M. L.; Barnoya, J.; Mejia, R.; Alderete, E.; Pérez-Stable, E. J. // Tobacco Control;Apr2006, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p90
Objective: To evaluate the processes and outcomes of tobacco litigation in Argentina and to analyse the strategies of the tobacco industry to oppose litigation using tobacco industry documents. Methods: A systematic search of tobacco industry documents on the internet dating From 1978 to 2002....
- Massachusetts suing tobacco companies. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;1/20/96, Vol. 70 Issue 2, p10
Reports that the state of Massachusetts has filed a lawsuit against R.J. Reynolds, Brown and Williamson and Philip Morris, tobacco companies for $1 billion. Citing of lawsuit; What money will be used for if Massachusetts wins.
- Customary adoption in India: refusal of entry clearance to allow child to join adoptive parents in UK; breach of Article 8 rights. Cullen, Deborah // Adoption & Fostering;Spring2005, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p90
Focuses on a court case filed by Singh against the New Delhi Entry Clearance Office for their refusal to allow the child join adoptive parents in Great Britain. Details of the case; Basis of the refusal of the entry clearance office; Decision of the Court of Appeal on the case.
- Enduring Powers of Attorney Act 1985. // Accountancy;Jan1988, Vol. 101 Issue 1133, p40
This article examines two court cases which challenged the Powers of Attorney Act in Great Britain. The Powers of Attorney Act provides that an enduring power of attorney, once executed, is not revoked by subsequent mental incapacity. Two important recent cases decided that an enduring power of...
- Land grabbing. Hoskins, Michael W. // Indiana Lawyer;5/13/2009, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p7
The article reports on the disagreement of attorneys on the ruling in Wymberley Sanitary Works v. Earl L. Batliner Jr., a decision in preference of a public utility doing business as Aqua Indiana in Indiana. Some attorneys identifies the decision as a case of first impression that effectively...
- In the matter of Newlands (Seaford) Educational Trust; Chittenden and others v Pepper and others. O'Grady, Eileen // Estates Gazette;7/8/2006, Issue 627, p234
The article offers information on a court case concerning a landlord's application for insolvency filed in Great Britain. The issues raised in the case regarding lease rates are discussed. The decision of the Appeals Court in the case is explained. Information on company voluntary arrangement is...
- You be the Judge. Palmer, Florence K. // Saturday Evening Post;Apr1974, Vol. 246 Issue 3, p136
Describes a legal case about the right of privacy of a twelve-year old mother. Details of the case; Recognition of the right of privacy in inherently public matters; Judgment issued on the case.