Legal news from Sunday, August 15, 2010
13:08 EDT

[JURIST] The Canadian Bar Association [official website] passed a resolution at its annual meeting Saturday opposing a federal bill [C-232 materials] that would require Supreme Court of Canada. [official website] justices to speak both French and English. The private member's bill recently passed the Canadian House of Commons by a [read more]

09:08 EDT

[JURIST] UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon [official website] Friday praised [press release] the United Kingdom's recent ratification of a treaty designed to extend legal safeguards to UN and humanitarian personnel participating in relief efforts. With the UK's formal approval of the instrument last month, the minimum threshold of 22 signatories [text, [read more]

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