Ruling demanding criminal case after gun battles suspended

NEW DELHI - The Supreme Court Wednesday suspended an Andhra Pradesh High Court ruling which made mandatory the lodging of criminal cases following every gun battle between police and criminals including Maoists and due investigation before giving a clean chit to police.

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Colonial Bank earns security class action lawsuit over violating the federal securities laws

Colonial-BankAccording to the announcement of the law firm of Whatley Drake & Kallas, LLC (WDK) a class action lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama on behalf of purchasers of common stock of Colonial BancGroup, Inc. on behalf of all individuals who acquired CNB stock between Jan. 23, 2008 and Jan. 27, 2009 (the “class period”).

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Strip-search policy virtually rapes innocent taxpayers, but why?

victim-of-strip-searchCourts have long held that strip searches have their place but should not be undertaken lightly. Full article »

UN court issues arrest warrant for Sudanese president

THE HAGUE - The International Criminal Court (ICC) Wednesday announced an international warrant for the arrest of Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir for atrocities in Sudan’s western Darfur region.

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Lemon Law of Texas at a glance

lemon-carLemon Law Texas appears to be a well balanced law, it does not take unnecessary advantages of the manufacturer while helping out car owners from harassment.

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Roberto Cavalli may face legal action

LONDON - Italian designer Roberto Cavalli might face legal action as his licensing company Ittierre SpA has filed a lawsuit against him.

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‘Irretrievable breakdown’ of marriage no ground for divorce: apex court

NEW DELHI - Irretrievable breakdown of marriage is no ground for divorce for those married under the Hindu Marriage Act because the law does not recognise it, the Supreme Court has ruled.

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Class-action lawsuit filed against AT&T,RadioShack for false advertising of netbook DataConnect plan

at&tOne fine day a woman named Billie Parks received a bill of $5,000 after a month she signed up for a $100 netbook computer from Radio Shack subsidized by committing to a two-year AT&T wireless data contract. She never had the slightest hint that she would receive a data bill of such astronomical figures for data plan of 5 GB.

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Michael Bianco Inc. reaches settlement in federal class-action lawsuit

Michael-Bianco-Inc-FactoryThe lawsuit was filed by 6 Bianco workers in 2007 alleging that they regularly worked 16-hour days — up to 80 hours a week — without being paid overtime. Francesco Insolia, the owner of Michael Bianco Inc., created a fake company called Front Line Defense in order to cheat employees out of overtime by making it appear they were working for two separate companies, the lawsuit alleged.

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