April 2010
9 Apr 2010

Resignation letter of Justice Stevens, Chambers of Justice John Paul Stevens, April 9, 2010 [announcing that he plans to step down at the end of the court's 2009 summer term]. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here. Latest commentary available here. …

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8 Apr 2010

18th Amendment Bill of the Pakistan Constitution, Pakistan National Assembly, April 8, 2010 [bill reversing recent expansion of presidential powers by transferring presidential powers to the office of the prime minister]. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here. Latest commentary available here. JURIST has more on the Pakistan Constitution. …

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8 Apr 2010

Prosecutor v. Radovan Karadzic: Decision on Motion to Stay, International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, April 8, 2010 [denying former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic's motion to delay his war crimes trial].Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here. Latest commentary available here. JURIST has more on Radovan Karadzic. …

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2 Apr 2010

Proposed Constitution of Kenya, Kenya Parliament, April 2, 2010 [approving a version of the Constitution that was drafted in February, 2010]. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here. Latest commentary available here. JURIST has more on the Constitution of Kenya. …

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March 2010
31 Mar 2010

Shady Grove Orthopedic Associates, P.A. v. Allstate Insurance Co., US Supreme Court, March 31, 2010 [ruling that a state legislature cannot prohibit federal courts from using the class action device for state law claims]. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here. Latest commentary available here. JURIST has more on class actions. …

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31 Mar 2010

Padilla v. Kentucky, US Supreme Court, March 31, 2010 [ruling that the Sixth Amendment guarantee of effective assistance of counsel requires a criminal defense lawyer to advise a non-citizen client that pleading guilty to an aggravated felony will trigger mandatory, automatic deportation]. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here. Latest commentary …

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30 Mar 2010

Berghuis, Warden v. Smith, US Supreme Court, March 30, 2010 [ruling that a defendant's Sixth Amendment right to a jury drawn from a fair cross-section of the community was not violated when the African-American representation on the jury was disproportionate to the community population].Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here. Latest …

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26 Mar 2010

Dick Anthony Heller, et al. v. District of Columbia, et al., US District Court for the District of Columbia, March 26, 2010 [ruling that firearms regulations in Washington DC do not violate the US Second Amendment]. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here. Latest commentary available here. JURIST has more on …

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26 Mar 2010

SpeechNow.org, et al. v. Federal Election Commission, US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, March 26, 2010 [ruling that limiting contributions from individuals to independent political advocacy organizations is unconstitutional]. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here. Latest commentary available here. JURIST has more on political contributions. …

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24 Mar 2010

Executive Order, President Obama, March 24, 2010 [ensuring enforcement and implementation of abortion restrictions in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act].Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here. Latest commentary available here. JURIST has more on abortion funding. …

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