The US Supreme Court Thursday struck down a New York law requiring individuals applying for unrestricted handgun licenses to demonstrate a greater need for self defense than the general public. Justice Clarence Thomas wrote the majority opinion in the 6-3 decision, with Justices Samuel Alito, Neil Gorsuch, Brett Kavanaugh, Amy Coney Barrett, and Chief Justice… Read More »
Chief Justice of India (CJI) NV Ramana on Tuesday said that the Indian Courts are pro-arbitration and they assist and support arbitration by leaving the substantive part of adjudication to the arbitral tribunal. India encourages arbitration, mediation and other modes of alternative disputes resolution by adopting UNCITRAL Model Law and enacted the Arbitration and Conciliation… Read More »
Sri Lanka’s Cabinet Monday passed a constitutional amendment in order to curb the president’s power and delegate more power to the country’s parliament. The 21st amendment repeals the 20th Amendment, which reallocated some of parliament’s powers to the president and allowed the president to dissolve parliament.
Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif had his first court appearance Monday to answer for corruption allegations. Shehbaz Sharif became Prime Minister in April after a vote of no confidence ousted Prime Minister Imran Khan. The current investigation stems from allegations that Sharif abused his power when he was Punjab’s chief minister. From 2013 to 2018,… Read More »