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    29 juin 2020 Libérer Mme Meng de Huawei de Chine ou l’extrader aux Etats-Unis ?

    Me Brian H. Greenspan, criminaliste réputé de Toronto, a rédigé une opinion juridique de 10 pages fort étoffée transmise aux ministres fédéraux parmi les plus susceptibles d’être touchés par l’affaire Meng, du nom d’une haute-dirigeante financière de la société technologique chinoise internationale Huawei accusée de fraude et arrêtée à Vancouver lieu où elle conteste son […]

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  2. 16 juin 2020 Attorney General James Lauds Supreme Court Decision Protecting LGBTQ+ Employees from Discrimination

    New York Attorney General Letitia James today applauded the United States Supreme Court for ruling, in a 6-3 decision, that employers cannot fire LGBTQ+ employees based on their sexual orientation or gender identity. The court ruled that employment discrimination against members of the LGBTQ+ population violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. […]

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    27 mai 2020 IBA joins 12,000 Iranian legal professionals condemning governmental move to dismantle national bar association

    The International Bar Association and the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) have joined 12,000 Iranian lawyers and the international legal community to condemn a draft bill, introduced by Mohammad Mosadegh, Legal Deputy of Judiciary, that threatens to curtail the independence of the Iranian Bar Association by effectively dismantling it. More than 12,000 of Iran’s legal professionals have jointly […]

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  4. 4 mai 2020 Abuser states seek election to top UN rights body

    Cuba, Russia, and Saudi Arabia are running for election to the UN’s top human rights body, sparking outrage from human rights activists. (See quotes below) The candidacies of the three countries widely considered to have abysmal human rights records were revealed today in a report by UN Watch, a Geneva-based independent human rights group that monitors the world body. […]

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  5. 28 avril 2020 Attorney General James’ Statement in Response to President Trump’s Proclamation Banning Issuance of New Green Cards

    New York Attorney General Letitia James tonight released the following statement after President Donald J. Trump signed a proclamation that halts the issuance of green cards to immigrants for at least 60 days, citing the economic fallout of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and the nation’s increase in unemployment under his Administration as an excuse: “This […]

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  6. 4 avril 2020 China sued over coronavirus in International Criminal Court

    China, President Xi Jinping and others have been named in a complaint filed at the International Criminal Court by Freedom Watch founder Larry Klayman over the coronavirus outbreak, alleging the communists developed the coronavirus and it escaped from their labs. Advertisement – story continues below « The ruthless communist Chinese regime, which persecutes and terrorizes its own […]

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    23 mars 2020 Former justice minister Herbert Marx remembered as a principled man

    That’s the way Herbert Marx once summarized turning his life around from failing Grade 9 at Montreal’s Baron Byng High School to being named Quebec’s justice minister as part of Premier Robert Bourassa’s Liberal government in 1985. Before getting into politics, Marx taught law for a decade at Université de Montréal. Marx died Thursday, three […]

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    8 mars 2020 Kent Nagano a déjà songé à faire son droit.

    Kent Nagano a déjà songé à faire son droit a-t-il confié au magazine Le Monde Juridique dans un cours échange courriel depuis Oslo en Norvège avec l’éditeur André Gagnon au début de mars 2020. Ses derniers concerts à Montréal mettront Mahler en vedette au début de juin 2020. Nous devrions tous nous joindre à lui […]

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  9. 6 mars 2020 Bennett Jones enters the top 10 for the first time

    Acritas, now part of Thomson Reuters, announced the 2020 Canadian Law Firm Brand Index, the ninth annual edition of the report. For a fifth consecutive year, Blakes and McCarthy Tétrault hold the top two positions. But this year, McCarthy is closing the gap on Blakes, proving that no matter the power of a brand in any given […]

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    1 mars 2020 “I plead for your attention and intervention” – Son of André Gauthier, Canadian detained in Dubai, appeals to ruler Sheikh Mohammed

    Alexis Gauthier appeals to ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed al Maktoum Andre’s Gauthier’s dedicated son Alexis, has been campaigning for his father’s release for years and has now appealed to Sheikh Mohammed al Maktoum, the Ruler of Dubai, for help. Alexis, who lives in Quebec and speaks to his father regularly, has been disappointed with […]

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