April 28, 2010
by Zach Zagger
The Japanese Diet on Tuesday approved a bill abolishing the statute of limitations for murder. The new law abolishes the statute of limitations for serious capital crimes, which was previously 25 years, and extends the limitation period for sexual assault and other crimes resulting in death from ...[read more]
April 28, 2010
by Zach Zagger
The Japanese Diet on Tuesday approved a bill abolishing the statute of limitations for murder. The new law abolishes the statute of limitations for serious capital crimes, which was previously 25 years, and extends the limitation period for sexual assault and other crimes resulting in death from ...[read more]
April 21, 2010
by Jaclyn Belczyk
The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments Wednesday in Krupski v. Costa Crociere on the appropriate construction of mistake in Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 15(c)(1)(C). The rule permits an amended complaint to relate back for statute of limitation purposes when the amendm... ...[read more]
April 3, 2009
by Devin Montgomery
The Supreme Court of Iowaheld Friday that a statute banning same-sex marriage violates the state's constitution. In the ruling, the court affirmed a lower court's decision that the statute's limitation of civil marriage to opposite-sex couples violated the equal protec... ...[read more]
September 30, 2008
by Joe Shaulis
A group of news organizations filed a lawsuit in federal district court Monday to challenge the constitutionality of a Minnesota statute restricting access to polling places. The Associated Press and several television networks brought suit in US District Court for the District of Minnesota, ...[read more]

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