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Duterte government appoints Harry Roque to International Law Commission

Roque, a former human rights lawyer before becoming Duterte’s spokesman, is seeking membership on a body that proposes rules and standards for the United Nations Presidential spokesman Harry Roque, spokesperson for controversial Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, is set to become a member of the United Nations International Law Commission. The Philippine government nominated Roque to […]

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Khattar government sets up law commission to review existing laws and craft new ones: The Tribune India

Pradeep Sharma Tribune press service Chandigarh, May 27 The BJP-JJP government has set up the Haryana State Laws Commission, an institutional mechanism for reviewing and amending existing laws and enacting new legislation to deliver speedy and efficient justice for the general public. Headed by a Chairman, who will be either a Chief Justice/High Court Justice, […]

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Reviving the Law Commission of Canada

The federal government believes it needs to rely more on evidence-based policy. Buried in Budget 2021 is a promise to revive the Law Commission of Canada, an independent body first created in 1971 to provide advice on law reform to the Canadian government. This commission was closed in 1992 as a cost saving measure under […]

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Lawyers praise Ottawa’s relaunch of the Law Commission of Canada

FOLRAC, which includes seven law reform organizations across Canada, from British Columbia to Nova Scotia, generally makes its recommendations to the justice minister, Howie says. “Having a federal law reform agency is excellent in terms of both questions of national significance, or [for] matters that fall exclusively under federal jurisdiction and that provincial law reform […]

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Law Commission proposes changes to inheritance law

The rights of family members to challenge a will and the rights of a partner in the event of death are among the areas the Law Commission is considering in its examination of inheritance law. Inheritance law, which determines who inherits a person’s property upon death, currently allows people to gift property by will, generally […]

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On the United Nations’ International Law Commission, a professor tackles the world’s biggest problems through teamwork | FIU News

Since the sea level rises for deterioration of the earth’s atmosphere for threats of future pandemics, many issues threaten human health and prosperity in the 21st century unless nations and states work together. Fortunately, however, there are people around the world coming together to find solutions. FIU law professor Charles Jalloh is one of them. […]

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SC to hear PIL for appointment of 22nd Law Commission chairperson and members

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a plea asking the Center to declare the Law Commission a “statutory body” and appoint the chair and panel members within a month. A bench of Chief Justice Bobde and Justices AS Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian addressed an opinion to the Advocacy Center of Chief Justice and […]

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Uniform Law Commission Creates Drafting Committee to Clean Up and Modernize U.S. LLC Law

Straight Getty The Uniform Laws Commission has established a drafting committee to review amendments to the so-called “unincorporated organizations” laws, which primarily includes the Uniform Limited Liability Companies Act (ULLCA), but also includes the uniform on limited partnerships (ULPA). The drafting committee, which will be chaired by DLA Piper lawyer Lisa Jacobs, is not expected […]

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Uniform Law Commission approves new anti-SLAPP law in time for consideration by New York Legislature

The New York State Capitol. Getty Sometimes people sue other people, not with a realistic expectation of winning the case, but just to shut them up about something or other ⸺ or to retaliate against them for something ⸺ by forcing them to spend a lot of money defending the lawsuit. These are known as […]

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UK immigration rules are unworkable, says Law Commission | Immigration and asylum

The immigration rules are “too complex and unenforceable” according to the Law Commission, which recommends simplifying them to save the government £70million over the next decade. The regulations have quadrupled in length since 2010 and are “generally criticized for being poorly drafted”, says the body, which advises ministers on updating the law. When introduced in […]