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Gov’t power being used to force secularization

Space enough for all: Nova Scotia Supreme Court makes decision on Trinity Western University Law School

Update: Religious freedom and a Canadian law school

Trinity Western law students OK to practise in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia Supreme Court rules in favour of Christian university in B.C.

Tough times for Christian lawyers up north

Law society council upholds Trinity Western accreditation

B.C. lawyers vote against Christian law school grads

Not a joke: EU Court defines ‘parody’

Canada: Harper says he will “respect” Supreme Court’s blocking of Nadon

Canada: Conservatives won’t rule out another attempt to reappoint Nadon

Canada: Supreme Court to rule Friday on Nadon’s appointment

Spain moves to curb universal jurisdiction

Canada: Two ex-SCOC judges offer conflicting views on proposed secular charter

Canada: Have some faith in Christian law school

Three international courts and their constitutional problems | Cornell Law Review

Indonesia: East Java judges sanctioned in latest bar association row

Guam: Torres selected as next chief justice

Gov. Christie swears in new N.J. Supreme Court justice

Canada: Supreme Court weighs the future of Harper’s controversial appointment

Turkey Takes Steps To Tighten Grip On Judiciary

British Lawyers In Wigs Take To The Picket Line

Pakistan: First Female Judge Appointed To Shariat Court

Canadian Supreme Court Strikes Down Anti-prostitution Laws

“Canada approves ‘homophobic’ law school” | BBC

Judge formally warned over pro-marriage comments

GOP balks at Obama’s human rights nominee

Canada: “With sex-work ruling, Supreme Court can be on the right side of history”

Canada’s First Religious Law School Clears Major Approval Hurdle

UK: Top judge defends saying children need stability

‘Britain could sue EU for overstepping powers’

Icons Of Egypt’s 2011 Revolution Sent To Trial

European court is not superior to UK supreme court, says Lord Judge

Nigeria: Trial For 500 Islamic Extremist Suspects

China Top Court Rules Out Forced Confessions

International Court Summit Debates Africa Issues

Judges can sidestep religion, but they can’t avoid morality

British Judge Traces Change In Role of Religion In Family Courts

UN Rights Chief Criticizes Maldives’ Top Court

Group: Saudi Activist Imprisoned For Rights Letter

Argentine Supreme Court Approves Limiting Tv Media

Egypt Judges Resign From Trial Of Islamist Leaders

UK: Magistrates reject proposal to end Bible oath in court

African States Not Quitting ICC, Just Undermining From Within

Canada: 5 ways to resolve Marc Nadon’s Supreme Court legal tangle

The Uncaged Christian Lawyer: Debating a Christian Law School in Canada

UK: Ban Bible oath from court, says magistrate

Canada: New Supreme Court Justice Nadon steps aside during challenge

Bible oath could be banned from British court rooms

Japanese Court: Anti-korea ‘hate Speech’ Illegal

Top female judge attacks failure to appoint women to Supreme Court

Canada: Secular Charter case shows Supreme Court judges can be ideological – and wrong

Harper nominates Federal Court appeal judge Marc Nadon for Supreme Court

China Courts Lift Veils But Keep Courtroom Closed

Gender balance at issue with Supreme Court vacancy

New Google Website Simplifies Comparative Constitutional Analysis

Yemeni Court Imposes Sharia Punishment of Amputation; Rights Group Objects

EU Court Deals Iran Sanctions Regime A Blow

Kenya Moves To Leave International Court – It has Only Indicted Africans

Muslim woman must remove burka in court, judge insists

The European Court of Human Rights and Standards of Proof in Religion Cases

Canada: A better country (with fewer lawyers)

    F.H. Buckley at National Post: Notwithstanding puffery about the United States being “the greatest country on earth,” Canadians actually rank higher than Americans on most objective measures of the goods of this world, including longevity, wealth and income mobility. Canadians also have fewer of the bad things: government deficits, income inequality and murders. In addition, Canadians have more political freedom than Americans, according to think tanks that measure such things.

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Argentine Jews Demand Justice From Iran In Bombing

Icon Of China’s Anti-labor-camp Lobby Wins Appeal

The U.N.’s Human-Rights Abusing Council | WSJ video

Israeli Knesset Passes Law Requiring 4 Women On Rabbinical Judges Selection Committee

Reforming the European Court of Human Rights through Dialogue? Progress on Protocols 15 and 16 ECHR

‘Evolving standards’ of international law should overturn anti-sodomy law: Belize lawsuit | Piero Tozzi

In Belize, Global “gay” Movement’s Legal Roadshow Comes To Town

Egyptian Judges Suspend Talks With President

UK: Tory MP backs Bill to curb growth of Sharia courts

Pakistan Court Bans Musharraf From Office For Life

Russia Offers Controversial Code of Conduct for UN Treaty Bodies

Top Legal Adviser To Egypt’s President Resigns

Egypt’s opposing parties argue over judiciary