United States Supreme Court

By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 26th, 2012
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Yesterday the United States Supreme Court delivered a ruling on Arizona’s immigration law, aptly described by Rep. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) as “a bit of a mixed bag.”Three-out-of-four provisions of the statute known as SB1070 were struck down, but the one requiring police officers to check the status of som...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 22nd, 2012
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Tuesday, May 22, 2012 We insist that the Supreme Court’s ruling that the NPP’s Jake Obetsebi-Lamptey did no wrong in acquiring a state bungalow is appalling. It is disappointing and will go a long way to encourage thievery at the highest level and to the most frantic extent ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 9th, 2012
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It is no secret that whatever ruling the United States Supreme Court reaches on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), the decision will have monumental repercussions for the nation and the Obama administration. Critical to that ruling is the ability by individual justices to render ...
By benim
In East Africa
Aug 27th, 2011
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Judges for Kenya’s first ever Supreme Court have taken their oath of office in the country’s capital, Nairobi. President Mwai Kibaki and Prime Minister Raila Odinga were among government officials attending Friday’s ceremony at the State House. The Supreme Court judges include Phill...
By benim
In East Africa
Jun 20th, 2011
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NAIROBI, Kenya – Kenya for the first time on Monday saw two judges sworn in to the country’s Supreme Court, a new judicial body created as part of political reforms after the country’s 2007-08 political violence. The government was not able to swear in a full court, though. Rights activis...
By benim
In East Africa
Jun 18th, 2011
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Nairobi – Kenya has set up its first supreme court, one of the reforms provided for in the new constitution adopted in August, the government announced on Friday. The court will have exclusive jurisdiction to hear and determine disputes relating to presidential elections, it said in statements....