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Zuma’s long walk to the dock

It’s taken 17 years for the former president to stand trial for allegedly taking bribes. Expect more prevarication at his 17 May court date The post Zuma’s long walk to the dock appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Corruption, Budget, Opinion, Fraud, Jacob Zuma, Court Case, Zuma, Thales, Personal Income Tax, Top Six, Schabir Shaik, Tito Mboweni, South Africa (country, Arms Deal, Nathi Chili


In a bizarre twist VBS liquidators sue KPMG for R863mn

In filed court documents, the VBS liquidators are blaming auditing firm KPMG’s negligence for the alleged looting of the bank The post In a bizarre twist VBS liquidators sue KPMG for R863mn appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Business, Corruption, Lawsuit, Theft, Fraud, Kpmg, Court Case, Openaccess, NPA, National Prosecuting Authority, Racketeering, Top Six, Public Investment Corporation, Looting, VBS Mutual Bank, VBS Bank


The EFF reignites #FeesMustFall as it takes Nzimande and Unisa to court

The EFF is going to court in a bid to have the higher education minister’s directive that Unisa lower its first-time student intake overruled The post The EFF reignites #FeesMustFall as it takes Nzimande and Unisa to court appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Higher Education, Eff, Universities, Court Case, Blade Nzimande, Nzimande, FeesMustFall, Economic Freedom Fighters, UniSA, Top Six, EFF Student Command, Enrollment Target, First-time Student Intake, Over-enrollment, Tommy Huma


Where can I Find Court Cases Online?

If you want to find a specific court case online, your most reliable option could be googling the… The post Where can I Find Court Cases Online? appeared first on Gadget Advisor.
Tags: Services, Court Case, Court Records Online


NPA cool on ire over VBS saga’s glacial pace

The NPA has confirmed that the trial of the expected 10 accused in the VBS heist will be a marathon The post NPA cool on ire over VBS saga’s glacial pace appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Corruption, National, Court Case, NPA, National Prosecuting Authority, VBS, Top Six, Public Investment Corporation, VBS Mutual Bank, Andile Ramavhunga, Shamila Batohi, Tshifhiwa Matodzi, Paul Magula, Ernest Nesane, South Africa (country, Sipho Ngwema


VBS case delays cause massive frustration

A certificate is needed from the head of the NPA for more arrests to be made The post VBS case delays cause massive frustration appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: National, Court Case, NPA, National Prosecuting Authority, VBS, Racketeering, Top Six, Hein van der Merwe, Public Investment Corporation, Specialised Commercial Crimes Court, Andile Ramavhunga, Tshifhiwa Matodzi, Paul Magula, Ernest Nesane, South Africa (country, Phillip Truter


Wanuri Kahiu, the Kenyan film director taking on the world

In ‘Rafiki’, director Wanuri Kahiu tells positive stories about queer, black lives. Her success has landed her new film projects in the United States The post Wanuri Kahiu, the Kenyan film director taking on the world appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Film, Filmmaking, United States, Kenya, Court Case, Friday, Rafiki, Queer, Film Analysis, Wanuri Kahiu, Afrobubblegum effect, Queer Worldmaking


A new lawsuit accuses Uber of 'intentional race discrimination,' claiming the star-rating system it has used to fire drivers is biased

BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI / Getty Images A former Uber driver has filed a lawsuit accusing the ride-hailing firm of "intentional race discrimination" by using customers' star ratings to fire drivers. Uber dismissed the driver, Thomas Liu, from San Diego, in 2015 because his star rating fell below 4.6, according to the lawsuit. Liu argues that passengers rated him unfairly because of his race. The lawsuit estimates that the company has fired "likely hundreds, if not thousands" of nonwhite Uber dr...
Tags: Uber, US, San Francisco, Trends, Tech, San Diego, Starbucks, Court Case, Discrimination, Workers Rights, Racial Discrimination, Ridesharing, Forbes, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Liu, Liss Riordan


Uber fires ethnic minority drivers based on a 'racially-biased' star-rating system, a new lawsuit claims. It accuses Uber of 'intentional race discrimination.'

BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI / Getty Images A former Uber driver has filed a lawsuit against the taxi firm, accusing it of "intentional race discrimination" by user star-ratings to fire drivers. Uber dismissed the driver, Thomas Liu, from San Diego, in 2015 because his star rating fell below 4.6. Liu claims passengers rated him unfairly because of his race. The company has fired "likely hundreds, if not thousands" of ethnic minority Uber drivers because of its star-rating policy, the lawsuit claime...
Tags: Uber, US, San Francisco, Trends, Tech, Customers, San Diego, Starbucks, Court Case, Discrimination, Workers Rights, Racial Discrimination, Forbes, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Liu, Liss Riordan


How cult leader Keith Raniere used 'multilevel marketing' techniques to recruit women into a secret 'master-slave' sorority, according to survivor India Oxenberg

Yutong Yuan/Business Insider India Oxenberg was recruited to join the Nxivm cult in 2011 and stayed until 2018.  During her time in the cult, she was forced to complete a "seduction assignment" and was branded with leader Keith Raniere's initials, she says.  Raniere used multilevel marketing-style tactics to draw in followers, like his recruitment style and the type of people he pursued, Oxenberg says.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. At 19, India Oxenberg was a colleg...
Tags: News, Marketing, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Cult, Court Case, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Catherine Oxenberg, Multi-Level Marketing, Nxivm, Raniere, Keith Raniere, Oxenberg, India Oxenberg, Melkorka Licea


How Nxivm survivor India Oxenberg went from an aspiring entrepreneur with dreams of launching a catering business to being lured into a cult

India Oxenberg. Courtesy of STARZ India Oxenberg told Business Insider that her entrepreneurial dream of opening a catering business drew her to Nxivm before she knew it was a cult.  She spent seven years in the Nxivm cult, and alleged she was forced to become a "slave" to cult leader Keith Raniere, which included being branded with Raniere's initials. After she broke free, she said Nxivm's promise of a "practical MBA" had initially prompted her to join.  Visit Business Insider's homepage ...
Tags: News, India, Marketing, Los Angeles, Trends, Cult, Starz, Arrested, Court Case, Indictment, DOS, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Marc Agnifilo, Catherine Oxenberg, Nxivm, Raniere


How India Oxenberg went from an aspiring entrepreneur with dreams of launching a catering business to being lured into a cult

India Oxenberg. Courtesy of STARZ India Oxenberg told Business Insider that her entrepreneurial dream of opening a catering business drew her to Nxivm before she knew it was a cult.  She spent seven years in the Nxivm cult, and alleged she was forced to become a "slave" to cult leader Keith Raniere, which included being branded with Raniere's initials. After she broke free, she said Nxivm's promise of a "practical MBA" had initially prompted her to join.  Visit Business Insider's homepage ...
Tags: News, India, Marketing, Los Angeles, Trends, Cult, Starz, Arrested, Court Case, Indictment, DOS, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Marc Agnifilo, Catherine Oxenberg, Nxivm, Raniere


Superior Court of Pennsylvania Rules PLCAA Unconstitutional

In a shocking ruling issued Monday, September 28th, the Superior Court of Pennsylvania issued an opinion holding that the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act (PLCAA) of 2005 is unconstitutional under the 10th Amendment. This ruling comes from a lawsuit that emerged after the tragic death of 13-year-old J.R. Gustafson. It may have wide-reaching […] Read More … The post Superior Court of Pennsylvania Rules PLCAA Unconstitutional appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Companies, Court Case, Editorial, Protection of Lawful Commerce, Superior Court of Pennsylvania, PLCAA, Unconstitutional, 10th Amendment, J R Gustafson


Led Zeppelin are safe from copyright infringement in Stairway to Heaven thanks to “pre-1976 music” law

Led Zeppelin have won a case against them (again) that claims they stole elements of their huge track Stairway to Heaven from another thanks to a concrete copyright law for older recordings. Earlier in the decade Led Zeppelin were taken to court by songwriter Randy Wolfe over one of their most famous tracks. Randy alleged that the British band had heard his band Spirit’s song ‘Taurus’ before writing ‘Stairway to Heaven’ and took elements from it. The court case initially concluded that ...
Tags: Music, Copyright, Copyright Infringement, Spirit, Circuit, Court Case, Led Zeppelin, Taurus, Digital Music News, Zeppelin, District Court, Randy, US Copyright Office, 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals, Randy Wolfe, Stairway to Heaven


Apple ordered to pay $85 million to WiLan in patent-infringement case

In 2018, Apple was ordered to pay $145.1 million by a jury but the amount was reduced after a lengthy appeal.
Tags: Apple, Lawsuit, News, Trends, Court Case, Patent Infringement, WiLan


The CASE Act could revolutionise the power small creators have over their work – Here’s how

How can we protect ourselves in a transforming industry, as art is becoming more and more independent? The CASE Act is part of a new and changing world for small and independent creators. A new world of art and creation has presented itself in recent years and opened up the doors to creatives of all shapes and sizes. Now that we can carve out our own destinies without relying on large companies or big money it’s more important than ever we know to protect and cover ourselves. I spoke to...
Tags: Music, Lawsuit, England, Wales, Congress, Senate, US, Copyright, Case, Creators, Artists, Lawsuits, Court Case, Small Claims Court, Artist / Label News, Copyright Office


NYSRPA Files Brief on the Merits of their Supreme Court Case

The New York State Rifle and Pistol Association (NYSRPA) filed a new brief in their lawsuit against New York City’s handgun laws. The case has gathered rapt attention and has the potential for a decision as sweeping as DC v. Heller more than a decade ago. This brief, filed late in the day on Tuesday, May […] Read More … The post NYSRPA Files Brief on the Merits of their Supreme Court Case appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Legal, Guns, Scotus, New York City, Dc, Court Case, Editorial, Daily News, Heller, NYSRPA, Supreme Court Case, New York State Rifle and Pistol Association NYSRPA


BREAKING: California Magazine Imports to End Friday at 5pm

On April 4th, 2019, the Hon. Roger T. Benitez granted a partial injunction against his prior order. All sales of standard capacity magazines to California are to end by 5pm on Friday the 5th. Attorney General of California Xavier Becerra filed an ex parte order before the court. In it, he requested that Judge Benitez stay […] Read More … The post BREAKING: California Magazine Imports to End Friday at 5pm appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, California, Magazines, Shipping, Breaking News, Court Case, Ban, Daily News, Benitez, Xavier Becerra, California Magazine Imports to End, Hon Roger T Benitez


SIG Sauer Reaches Preliminary Deal with German Court Over Arms Sales

A court in Kiel, Germany has come to a preliminary agreement with the legal counsel for three SIG Sauer executives which, in return for a guilty plea, will see the Sig Sauer employees avoid prison sentences. The three executives had been accused of the sale of 38,000 SP2022 pistols to Colombia between 2009 and 2011. […] Read More … The post SIG Sauer Reaches Preliminary Deal with German Court Over Arms Sales appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Germany, Companies, Colombia, Breaking News, Court Case, Sig Sauer, Kiel Germany, Pistols, Arms Sales


Heckler & Koch Fined $4.2 Million for Rifle Sales In Mexico

A Stuttgart court has passed judgement in the case that accused five Heckler & Koch employees of illegally selling firearms to Mexico. Heckler & Koch were found guilty of breaking Germany’s ‘War Weapons Control Act’ by selling over 4,000 HK G36s to the Mexican government buyer. As a result the company have been fined 3.7 million […] Read More … The post Heckler & Koch Fined $4.2 Million for Rifle Sales In Mexico appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Mexico, Germany, Court Case, Stuttgart, Daily News, Koch, Heckler & Koch, Arms Dealing


Land fight could give tens of thousands of US Native Americans rights in Canada

A land battle in British Columbia could afford indigenous people residing in the United States rights in Canada. Rick Desautel, an American citizen who identifies as Sinixt, shot an elk in Canada 40 miles north of the border, and the British Columbian government decided to bring charges to court. While they lost an appeal in December, they filed papers last month to appeal again — but The Guardian said the fight could have the unintended consequence of giving Native Americans new rights. In 20...
Tags: Design, News, Washington, US, America, First Nations, Canada, United States, The Guardian, Indigenous Rights, Guardian, Native Americans, Court Cases, Court Case, British Columbia, Columbia


Litigation Financing: Growing Industry That Will Fund Your Legal Battle

This guest post is the first in a series that will explore the world of litigation financing. This growing industry can provide access to the justice system for those who aren’t able to afford it. What is Third-Party Funding, aka Litigation Financing? Third-party funding is the most common term used to describe this enthralling industry. The post Litigation Financing: Growing Industry That Will Fund Your Legal Battle appeared first on Legal Reader.
Tags: Claims, Court Case, Lawsuits & Litigation, Access to justice, Litigation Financing, Access To Attorney, Civil Cases, Third-party Funding


Pyrrhic Victory for Johnson & Johnson

A Dallas judge’s ruling resulted in a pyrrhic victory for Johnson & Johnson. The latest and possibly last chapter in a long-lasting court case came to a close at the beginning of January. For two years, Johnson & Johnson had been fighting six plaintiffs’ accusations of negligence. At the forefront of the drama was a The post Pyrrhic Victory for Johnson & Johnson appeared first on Legal Reader.
Tags: Lawsuit, Medicine, Safety, Recall, Healthcare, Dallas, Court Case, Johnson, Settlement, Litigation, Drugs & Medical Devices, Lawsuits & Litigation, Recalls & Safety Alerts, Medical Devices, Verdicts & Settlements, Implants


AI judge predicts outcome of human rights cases with remarkable accuracy

An AI algorithm has predicted the outcome of human rights trials with 79 percent accuracy. The system is the first of its kind trained solely from on case text from a major international court, the European Court of Human Rights. The post AI judge predicts outcome of human rights cases with remarkable accuracy appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Human Rights, Trends, Artificial Intelligence, Computing, Machine Learning, Ai, Court Case, Cool Tech


New Mexico to expose DUI offenders and lenient judges on Twitter

New Mexico is taking to Twitter to reveal the identities of repeat DUI offenders and the judges that aren't handing out tough sentences in drunken driving cases. The move is being termed "unethical" by its opponents. The post New Mexico to expose DUI offenders and lenient judges on Twitter appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Twitter, Social Media, Drink Driving, Dui, New Mexico, Court Case


Lord Janner: CPS and police were 'wrong' not to prosecute earlier, says official report

Investigation finds abuse allegations against Greville Janner should have been taken further in 1991, 2002 and 2007 [Author: David Barrett]
Tags: Old Bailey, Court Case, Child Sex Abuse, Cps, David Barrett, Greville Janner, Labour Peer, Lord Janner, Janner


Lord Janner: Child sex abuse case against late peer is dropped

Prosecutor tells judge at Old Bailey that Crown will not go ahead with planned trial of facts against the late former Labour peer Greville Janner [Author: Martin Evans]
Tags: Labour, Old Bailey, Court Case, Child Sex Abuse, Martin Evans, Greville Janner, Labour Peer, Lord Janner, Bailey, Janner


Eva Carneiro legal battle with Chelsea and Jose Mourinho set to begin at employment tribunal

Failure to reach a settlement during a two-hour hearing on Wednesday morning will result in a date for a full tribunal being fixed [Author: Ben Rumsby] [Link to media]
Tags: Doctor, Legal, Chelsea, Jose Mourinho, Court Case, Eva Carneiro, Ben Rumsby


"Court rules ordinance on standing for national anthem constitutional"

VAOJ has been covering this issue for some time since the film, Against Coercion, came out. The latest installment of this social drama, set in Osaka, features a court decision that says the smooth running of a ceremony is more important than basic human rights. This idea of smoothness is not limited to forced patriotism; recently the Japanese Supreme Court ruled that women cannot use their maiden names on official documents after they get married because having different names in the same famil...
Tags: Japan, Human Rights, Court Case, Osaka, Osaka District Court, Toru Hashimoto, Hinomaru, Kimigayo, Smooth, VAOJ, Japanese Supreme Court, Jiro Yamaguchi, Hiroyuki Naito, Yasutaka Okuno, Okuno


Chris Cairns case has shown the problems of taking cricket into the court room

Simon Briggs: Cricket has its own private language and when the sport tries to interact with the outside world, so much is lost in translation [Author: Simon Briggs] [Link to media]
Tags: Court Case, Not Guilty, Lalit Modi, Perjury, Chris Cairns, Simon Briggs