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New judge appointed to Supreme Court of India

Mar 26, 2013 The Supreme Court of India has appointed a new judge, elevating the Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court, Arjan Kumar Sikri. The Supreme Court collegium approved his nomination the appointment is set to be made…

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Ex-Howrey lawyers prepare for clawback litigation

Sep 17, 2012 Around 60 former Howrey attorneys have banded together to defend themselves against litigation arising from the firm’s demise. The trustee running the defunct firm’s bankruptcy has said that he may sue former…

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US judicial salaries rise by 1% per annum

Jul 27, 2012 A new survey shows that judicial salaries in the US are increasing by a mere one per cent annually. The report, put together by the National Center for State Courts, looked at salary data between 2007 and 2012 in all US…

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Nigerian Senate increases the size of the judiciary

May 25, 2012 To many lawyers, the Nigerian Senate’s decision to raise the number of judges of the Federal High Court from 70 to 100 is a relief, in the sense that it will facilitate the administration of justice. This is the…

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Russian oligarchs head to London

Feb 27, 2012 Here is an interesting article about the increasing presence of Russian oligarchs in London Courts. According to the article, London has become the preferred jurisdiction for big business disputes coming out of Russia…

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NY court system suffers from budget cuts

Feb 2, 2012 The New York court system is suffering the effects of the $170 million in budget cuts made in the 2011-12 period, with widespread court delays, shortages of experienced personnel, reduced jury pools, and other problems.…

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