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United States: Supreme Court Strikes Down Prohibition Of Registration Of Immoral Or Scandalous Trademarks On First Amendment Grounds - Venable LLP

On June 24, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its highly anticipated opinion in Iancu v. Brunetti, holding that the Lanham Act's prohibition on the registration of "immoral" or "scandalous"
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Canada: Québec Court Strikes Down Prohibition On Growing Cannabis At Home - Torys LLP

In response to federal legislation legalizing cannabis, the Québec government passed laws banning the possession of cannabis plants and the cultivation of cannabis
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North Carolina court strikes down state legislative map as unconstitutional gerrymander

A North Carolina court on Tuesday struck down the Republican-drawn state legislative map as an illegal gerrymander and gave lawmakers two weeks to enact new district lines for next year's elections.
Reuters India - Published

Canada: Court Strikes Novo Nordisk's Judicial Review Application Of Minister's Acceptance Of Teva's Liraglutide ANDS - Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Federal Court struck Novo Nordisk's judicial review application challenging the decision of the Minister of Health to accept for review an Abbreviated New Drug Submission (ANDS)
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United States: U.S. Supreme Court Strikes Down Ban On Immoral Or Scandalous Trademark Registrations - Mayer Brown

On June 24, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected the prohibition against registering immoral or scandalous trademarks, holding that the ban against such trademarks violates the First Amendment by..
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United States: Court Strikes Down NECC Convictions For Vagueness - Reed Smith

For most of you, it has been a long time since you thought much about criminal law. Do you remember the hypothetical about the murder victim who perished on a desert hike
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United States: Kentucky Supreme Court Strikes Down Waiver Of Claims Between Child And For-Profit Business - Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC

Last Thursday, the Kentucky Supreme Court issued an opinion addressing whether a waiver, signed by a parent on behalf of a minor child, would be enforceable.
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High Court strikes down implead petitions

Plea to meet minor girls in rescue homes
Hindu - Published

U.S. Supreme Court strikes down stiff firearms penalties

Conservative Justice Neil Gorsuch sided with the U.S. Supreme Court's four liberal members on Monday in striking down as unconstitutionally vague a law imposing stiff criminal sentences for people..
Reuters India - Published

United States: Sports Gambling Law: Court Strikes Down DOJ Wire Act Opinion - Klein Moynihan Turco LLP

In a significant development in the world of sports gambling law, the United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire has ruled against the Department of Justice ("DOJ"),
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India: Supreme Court Strikes Down The RBI Circular of 12th February 2018 - Singhania & Co

The banks can still opt for Project Sashakt as a resolution mechanism for stressed assets apart from the other measures.
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India: Supreme Court Strikes Down RBI's Framework On Resolution Of Stressed Assets - Argus Partners

On February 12, 2018, the Reserve Bank of India ("RBI") introduced a revised framework for resolution of stressed assets by scheduled commercial banks and the all-India financial institutions ("Revised..
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South Korea court strikes down abortion law in landmark ruling

South Korea's Constitutional Court on Thursday overturned a ban on abortion that has stood for more than 65 years, saying in a landmark ruling that current law unconstitutionally curbs women's rights.
Reuters India - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

Austria: Good News For Creditors: Austrian Supreme Court Strikes Down Significant Impediment To Creating Valid Collateral In Austria - Schoenherr Attorneys at Law

The Austrian Supreme Court has abolished its former line of decisions on the recognition of collateral granted by way of security transfer (Sicherungsübereignung) under foreign jurisdiction.
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After U.S. court strikes down policy, what happens to migrants Trump sent back to Mexico?

On Tuesday, seven Central American families living temporarily in Mexico appeared in a San Diego immigration court to plead for asylum in the United States.
Reuters India - Published

India: Supreme Court Strikes Down Clause Mandating Payment Of Deposit As Pre-Condition To Invoking Arbitration - Khaitan & Co

The Supreme Court, in its recent judgment in ICOMM Tele Ltd. v Punjab State Water Supply and Sewerage Board & Anr., delivered on 11 March 2019, has ruled on the validity of an arbitral clause mandating..
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Supreme Court strikes down RBI's 12 February circular on bankruptcy proceedings, declares it illegal

Last month, the RBI had maintained that there was no dilution in its stand with regard to 12 February circular on stressed assets recognition and resolution.
Firstpost - Published

United States: Florida Supreme Court Strikes Down Miami Beach Minimum Wage - Fisher Phillips LLP

The Florida Supreme Court on Tuesday blocked a Miami Beach law that would have raised the minimum wage in the city.
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India: Gujarat High Court Strikes Down Pre-Import Condition - Khaitan & Co

The term ‘pre-import' was not defined in the notification.
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Canada: Supreme Court Strikes Down Expatriate Voting Restrictions: No "Social Contract" Justification - Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

On January 11, 2019, a majority of the Supreme Court of Canada ruled in Frank v. Canada (Attorney General) that certain provisions in the Canada Elections Act, which denied federal voting rights
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United States: Court Strikes Down New York Opioid Surcharge On Manufacturers And Distributers - McDermott Will & Emery

The first $100 million installment was due on January 1, 2019.
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Hong Kong: Hong Kong District Court Strikes Out Discrimination Claim Against Judges - Mayer Brown

Hong Kong's District Court (the "Court") in 庄裕安 v 关淑馨及另二人 [2018] HKDC 1589 struck out the Applicant's discrimination claim against the Respondents, who were the judges who dismissed..
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United States: District Court Strikes Down 340B Hospital Outpatient Payment Cuts - Foley Hoag LLP

Happy New Year! While healthcare developments have been relatively slow lately due the ongoing partial Federal shutdown, an important story did arise over the most recent Holidays.
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United States: Delaware Court Strikes Down Federal Forum Selection Provisions In Certificates Of Incorporation - Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

Allows Plaintiffs to Bring Claims Under the Securities Act of 1933 in Either State or Federal Court
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United States: Texas v. United States: Texas Federal Court "Strikes Down" The ACA - Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton

On Friday, December 14, 2018, a federal district court judge in Texas issued a widely anticipated opinion that struck down the entire Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ("ACA") as..
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United States: Texas Court Strikes Down ACA - Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP

On December 14, 2018, Judge Reed O'Connor, district court judge in the Northern District of Texas, in Texas v. Azar, struck down the entire Affordable Care Act (ACA).
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United States: New York's High Court Strikes Down Governor Cuomo's "Soft Cap" On Executive Compensation For Health Care Providers Receiving State Funds, Yet Upholds Limitations - Epstein Becker & Green

Last month, the New York State Court of Appeals invalidated a state Department of Health (DOH) regulation that restricted certain health care providers contracting with the state from paying executives..
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United States: Court Strikes Down Austin's Paid Sick Leave Ordinance - Foley & Lardner

Earlier this year, the city of Austin became the first Texas city to join the growing number of localities throughout the nation
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United States: Court Strikes Down DOE's Efforts To Block Its Own Regulations From Taking Effect - Bowditch & Dewey

In 2016, the Department of Education ("DOE") published a series of regulations, known as the "Borrower Defense Regulations," designed to provide additional protections to student borrowers
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United States: Reservation Canceled! Court Strikes Class Allegations Against American Airlines - Carlton Fields

The Northern District of Illinois recently granted defendant American Airlines' motion to strike class allegations in a passenger's breach of contract suit brought after American cancelled plaintiff's
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United States: Federal Court Strikes Down Indian Child Welfare Act As Unconstitutional - Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

In Brackeen v. Zinke, No. 4:17-cv-868-O (N.D. Tex.), the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas declared that the Indian Child Welfare Act
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Top court strikes down 158-yr-old sexist adultery law

After 158 years, adultery is no longer a crime in India. By a unanimous verdict, a five-judge bench of the Supreme Court found this offence contained in Section 497 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) to be..
DNA - Published Also reported by •

United States: Supreme Court Strikes Down Union-Shop Provisions In Public Sector, Unlikely To Follow Suit In Private Sector - Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

On June 27, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court overruled a 41-year-old legal precedent to hold that states may not compel public employees to contribute any money to the labor union that represents them
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Full text of the judgment: Supreme Court strikes down Section 497 of IPC, rules adultery law as unconstitutional

The Constitution bench was unanimous in striking down Section 497 of the Indian Penal Code dealing with the offence of adultery, holding it as manifestly arbitrary, archaic and violative of the rights..
Firstpost - Published

Adultery law case: Supreme Court strikes down Section 497 of IPC; CJI says 'husband is not the master'

The Supreme Court on Thursday struck down the adultery law, pertaining to Section 497 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Section 198 of Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC), as unconstitutional through a..
Firstpost - Published

Supreme Court strikes down law on adultery: Timeline

IndiaTimes - Published

Supreme Court strikes down adultery as an offence: Key highlights

IndiaTimes - Published

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