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  1. News - World - HEALTH

    US Supreme Court to decide if human genes can be patented

    Posted Dec 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Supreme Court agreed to consider whether human genes can be patented in an issue that has split the medical community and will shape the future of personalised health care and the biotechnology ... for sequencing by medical professionals," the group argued. The case is making its second trip to the Supreme Court, which in March ordered the Federal Circuit to reconsider an earlier ruling ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1095203/us-supreme-court-decide-if-human-genes-can-be-patented
  2. News - World - GAY RIGHTS

    US Supreme Court to rule on same-sex marriage issue

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Agencies in Washington US Supreme Court to rule on same-sex marriage issue Advocates and opponents of gay marriage yesterday welcomed a decision by the US Supreme Court to take up the sensitive issue, saying a ruling by the justices could help settle one of America's thorniest disputes. The Supreme Court announced it would hear a pair of cases challenging state and federal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1100932/us-supreme-court-rule-same-sex-marriage-issue
  3. News - World

    US Supreme Court to take up issue of gay marriage

    Posted Dec 08th 2012, 09:41am by AFP in Washington

    ... AFP in Washington The US Supreme Court on Friday decided to take up the sensitive issue of gay marriage, hearing challenges to a federal law denying benefits to same-sex couples ... but conservative campaigners are urging the Supreme Court to rule that the act is constitutional. The specific case to be heard involves Edith Windsor, a lesbian legally married in Canada who has been told ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1100531/us-supreme-court-take-issue-gay-marriage
  4. News - World - ITALY

    Italian supreme court upholds ruling on link between phone use and tumours

    Posted Oct 20th 2012, 12:00am by Reuters in Rome

    ... Reuters in Rome Supreme court upholds phone and tumour link Italy's supreme court has upheld a ruling that said there was a link between a business executive's brain tumour ... been caused by his work. But a court in Brescia later ruled that there was a causal link. Italy's supreme court rejected an INAIL appeal against that ruling on October 12, though ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1065432/italian-supreme-court-upholds-ruling-link-between-phone-use-and-tumours
  5. News - World - DRINK-DRIVING

    US Supreme Court to review forced blood-alcohol tests

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 12:00am by MCT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Washington Forced blood tests to getUS high court review The US Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether motorists suspected of drink-driving who refuse to take ... at going further and forcing suspects to have their blood drawn against their will. Several states' courts have deemed this an "unreasonable search" in violation of the US ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1047965/us-supreme-court-review-forced-blood-alcohol-tests
  6. News - Asia - INDIA

    India's Supreme Court orders probe of killings in Manipur

    Posted Oct 03rd 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... The Supreme Court, which has also ordered the Manipur state government to respond, was acting on Monday on a petition filed by a group representing families of 1,528 men, women and children allegedly ... Agence France-Presse in New Delhi Petition claims security forces have 'executed' 1,528 innocent people under emergency law Top court orders probe of killings in northeast ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1052514/indias-supreme-court-orders-probe-killings-manipur
  7. Judiciary should restructure our legal system based on society's strengths

    Posted Apr 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... are already looking for room in the old Supreme Court building to apply Parkinson's Law. The reincarnated building is too big for the existing contingent of judges. Hiring additional judges ... But whatever these increases may imply, taxpayers surely care more about reducing waiting time for medical services and nursing homes than that for the court service. In the past decade, the number ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/997391/judiciary-should-restructure-our-legal-system-based-societys-strengths
  8. Who said it?

    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Life in the courts plunges you into an embrace with every aspect of human fortitude and frailty Mr Justice Michael Hartmann, sitting in a Hong Kong court for the last time Next year I will turn 80, God willing. 'I'm not all that old,' I told my youngest colleague US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg We want those responsible for the abortion to be charged ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1005364/who-said-it
  9. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Controversy dogs Maria Sereno, Philippines' first female Chief Justice

    Posted Sep 10th 2012, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila Eight out of 13 colleagues on the Philippine Supreme Court skipped a ceremony to honour the controversial new chief justice First female top judge snubbed With her ... her Supreme Court associate justice. Then last month, after Chief Justice Renato Corona was sacked amid controversy, Sereno, 52, was chosen as his replacement, making her the second youngest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1032952/controversy-dogs-maria-sereno-philippines-first-female-chief-justice
  10. Rule of law's shocking absence laid bare

    Posted Jul 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... by political influence. The directive of mainland courts since Supreme People's Court chief Wang Shengjun took office in 2007 has been 'to serve the party, the people and the law'. ... in a river earlier that week. She went missing on the night of August 2 after going in search of cicadas to sell. Li was allegedly doing the same nearby that night. Two years later, the Ye court ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1005870/rule-laws-shocking-absence-laid-bare

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