Posts Tagged ‘appeal’

A Victorian logging company just won a controversial court appeal. Here’s what it means for forest wildlife

Australia’s forest-dwelling wildlife is in greater peril after last week’s court ruling that logging — even if it breaches state requirements — is exempt from the federal law that protects threatened species. The Federal Court upheld an appeal by VicForests, Victoria’s state timber corporation, after a previous ruling in May 2020 found it razed critical […]

Maxine Waters: Chauvin Trial Judge ‘Way Off Track’ with Appeal Remarks — ‘He Knows That There Was No Interference with the Jurors’

Saturday, Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) appeared on CNN’s “Newsroom” to respond to remarks from Judge Peter Cahill near the close of the Derek Chauvin trial last week about Waters’ call for confrontation over a potential outcome in the trial. Waters was dismissive of Cahill’s concern and downplayed claims that she had interfered with the jury’s […]

Last-Ditch Appeal Denied for Men Convicted of Firebombing New Jersey Synagogues, ‘Terrorizing’ Jewish Communities

[ILLUSTRATIVE] Police responding to a shooting incident in Jersey City, New Jersey, Dec. 10, 2019. Photo: Reuters. A state appeals court upheld the convictions on Thursday of two men previously convicted for a monthlong spree of antisemitic crimes in northern New Jersey, including the firebombing of two synagogues. Aakash Dalal and Anthony Graziano, now in […]

‘They should be applauded’: Bernie Sanders backs union’s appeal of Amazon vote

Bernie Sanders, among several lawmakers who visited union organisers and Amazon workers in Alabama during a closely watched union vote, said he supports efforts to challenge the results after a majority of ballots opposed organising the warehouse in Bessemer. “It takes an enormous amount of courage to stand up and fight back, and they should […]

Parents of slain Australian/US teen appeal to Biden to pressure Jordan to extradite Jerusalem terrorist

Browse > Home / News / Parents of slain Australian/US teen appeal to Biden to pressure Jordan to extradite Jerusalem terrorist March 19, 2021 by Josh Hasten – JNS Read on for article Frimet and Arnold Roth, whose 15-year-old daughter Malki, a U.S. national, was murdered in August 2001 in the Sbarro pizzeria bombing in […]

Saudi court denies women’s rights activist’s appeal, upholds travel ban

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Letter: On The Matter Of Assange’s Lawyers Considering A Cross Appeal

Above photo: The Royal Courts of Justice on the Strand, home to the High Court in London. Sjiong, CC BY-SA 2.0, Wikimedia Commons. If this happens, the hearing at the High Court in London will acquire epochal importance. Julian Assange’s lawyers are considering bringing a cross appeal to the High Court in London disputing parts of District […]

Putin critic Navalny loses appeal against ‘absurd’ jail term

A Moscow court has upheld a ruling to jail Alexei Navalny, rejecting an unlikely appeal by the Kremlin critic against his two year and eight month sentence. Mr Navalny was convicted earlier this month for supposedly hiding from parole hearings, including during the time he was recovering from nerve agent poisoning in Germany. Read more […]

Ex-teacher wins appeal on molestation conviction at Dutch Jewish school

AMSTERDAM (JTA) — A Dutch appeals court reversed the molestation conviction of a former teacher at an Orthodox Jewish school. The Gerechtshof Amsterdam appeals court ruled Monday that there was insufficient evidence to support the 2018 conviction of Ephraim Schrijver, 33, in Rechtbank Amsterdam regional court, De Telegraaf daily reported. Of the five complaints against […]

US Supreme Court spurns NY politician Sheldon Silver’s appeal in corruption case

NEW YORK — The Supreme Court declined Monday to take up the case of former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, who is serving a 6 1/2-year prison sentence after being convicted in a corruption case. The high court’s decision not to hear Silver’s appeal is another sharp blow to the Manhattan Democrat, who was […]

Banned Anti-Zionist Student Group at Fordham University Will Appeal Ruling to Highest Court in New York State

Fordham University’s Lincoln Center campus. Photo: Jonathan71 via Wikimedia Commons. Students at Fordham University are appealing a December court ruling that allowed the school to ban the anti-Zionist group Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) on campus — seeking to take the case to the highest court in New York. “We believe in the students’ […]

An appeal to my liberal Zionist friends (who have No Program for Palestinian rights)

Dear liberal Zionist friends, We’ve been friends for a while in a cordial but wary way, and as this tumultuous year ends, I wanted to appeal to you to change your stance. While your attitudes are well-meaning and and even idealistic, you have done nothing to change Israel’s conduct in some 40 years now; and […]

Supreme Court Rejects Malka Leifer’s Appeal Against Extradition

The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected an appeal by Malka Leifer against her extradition to Australia, where she is wanted on 74 counts of sexual abuse. The decision brings the six-year legal saga very close to its denouement and means extradition is almost certain. Justice Minister Avi Nissenkorn (Blue and White) must sign off on Leifer’s extradition, […]

Statement on Israel High Court rejection of Leifer appeal

15 December 2020 The Zionist Federation of Australia and Zionism Victoria welcome the decision of Israel’s High Court to reject Malka Leifer’s appeal against her extradition. ZFA President Jeremy Leibler said, “The arc of history has proven painfully long, but it did bend irresistibly toward justice. What has strengthened the arm of the survivors of […]

Malka Leifer’s extradition appeal fails

The High Court of Justice ruled on Tuesday that alleged sex offender Malka Leifer will be extradited to Australia to stand trial. This follows years of court proceedings in which Leifer’s legal team asserted that she was mentally unfit. Member of Knesset Sharren Haskel responded to the verdict on Twitter, “Israel is not a safe […]

Keep Countercurrents Alive ! An Appeal From Satya Sagar

For nearly two decades now Countercurrents has provided millions of readers around the world with deep insights and analysis of news, events, trends that are usually ignored by mainstream media. A key quality of this unique information platform has been its eclectic and open minded choice of themes, ranging from caste, gender and communalism to […]

SCOTUS Rejects Appeal to Restrict Transgender Student Access to Locker Rooms and Bathrooms

The United States Supreme Court will not take up a case based on a parents’ lawsuit against a school district for allowing students to use locker rooms and bathrooms based on the perceived gender rather than their biological sex. The legal case began in the Salem, Oregon area against a school district’s policy of allowing […]

Malka Leifer appeal against extradition heard

Browse > Home / News / Malka Leifer appeal against extradition heard December 4, 2020 by J-Wire Newsdesk Read on for article In Israel’s Supreme Court a panel of judges has heard the oral appeal by Malka Leifer’s defence regarding the Jerusalem’s District Court’s decision to extradite Leifer to Australia to face 74 charges of […]

Statement on Leifer appeal

A little L’chaim to farewell Olim and Olot in Sydney 🥂💙🤍 Today in Sydney, there was a small event in honour of our upcoming Sydney Olim and Olot! We have 12 (!!!) leaving in December and a few arrived for a festive goodbye at the Jewish Museum. They shared their feelings about their upcoming journeys […]

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Hears Appeal of Bill Cosby’s Sexual Assault Conviction

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court agreed to hear an appeal of the sexual assault conviction of disgraced comedian and TV icon Bill Cosby. The legal team for Bill Cosby claims that when the court allowed the testimony of reputed victims that were not part of the 2018 case against him, the resulting testimony was unfairly prejudicial […]

Bill Cosby: Prior bad acts witnesses met with skepticism by judges in appeal hearing

Judges on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court expressed skepticism today (1 December) at the prior bad acts witnesses in Bill Cosby‘s criminal trial. During the comedian’s criminal trial, the prosecution called five other women to testify, including supermodel Janice Dickinson, as what’s called a “prior bad act” witness. The idea is to establish a pattern of […]

Defense Ministry rejects Hebron shooter’s appeal for disability status

The Defense Ministry on Tuesday rejected the request of a former Israeli soldier, convicted of killing an incapacitated Palestinian attacker in 2016, to be recognized as a disabled veteran. The ministry’s rehabilitation branch cited Elor Azaria’s “malicious and severe behavior” in its decision, according to Channel 13 news. The ministry noted Azaria may appeal the […]

Lockerbie: Appeal to posthumously clear the man convicted of 1988 bombing gets underway

Scotland’s High Court will begin hearing an appeal on Tuesday against the conviction of a Libyan man found guilty of the 1988 Lockerbie aircraft bombing, the deadliest militant attack in British history. Pan Am Flight 103 was blown up over the Scottish town of Lockerbie in December 1988 en route from London to New York. […]

UK Supreme Court Declines Appeal of Mother Who Wants to Be Identified as Father on Birth Certificate

Screenshot YouTube LONDON — The U.K. Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal of a mother who wants to be identified as the “father” on her son’s birth certificate since she identifies as a man. The nation’s highest court simply said that “the applications do not raise an arguable point of law which ought […]

US rabbis appeal to Trump: Pardon Jewish comic accused of bank fraud

JTA — Ari Teman, a Jewish standup comic who once won a national contest seeking a “Jewish community hero” has united an array of Orthodox rabbis with leading standup comics in an appeal to President Trump to pardon him for bank fraud. Teman has compiled a video to be launched on social media next week […]

Biden Cites Scripture, Catholic Faith in Attempt to Appeal to Religious Voters

Photo Credit: Gage Skidmore/Wikipedia In an op-ed published by the Christian Post on Thursday, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden cited Scripture and his Catholic faith in an attempt to appeal to religious voters. However, some noted that if Biden really believes that man is made in the image of God like he asserts, he would […]

US Supreme Court Declines South Carolina’s Appeal Effort to Stop State Medicaid Funding to Planned Parenthood

Photo Credit: All Nite Images WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal filed by attorneys for the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), which sought for the court to overturn an injunction against Gov. Henry McMaster’s order stripping abortion giant Planned Parenthood of state Medicaid funding. “Petition […]

Christian Sentenced to Death in Pakistan Files Appeal With High Court

Photo Credit: Samina Kousar/Pixabay (International Christian Concern) – On September 8, Asif Pervaiz was sentenced to death by a trial court in Lahore, Pakistan for allegedly committing blasphemy. The legal team defending Pervaiz filed an appeal with the Lahore High Court on September 14 seeking to overturn the death sentence. Pervaiz, a 37-year-old Pakistani Christian, […]

In a curious govt backed appeal for Westpac Rescue Helicopter funding, why are NZ farmers being asked full details of all stock & food available?

“Why is a government agency fronting a funding drive for Westpac Helicopter? Is this agency acting as a Trojan horse, to gather detailed food crop information, not just about stock but all food available on farms?” By Hilary Butler I have some SERIOUS questions, about the motives of the NZ government. Various properties have received […]

International Lawyers Make Urgent Appeal To British Government

An array of international lawyers have written to the British prime minister, foreign secretary, secretary of state for justice and home secretary outlining his illegal treatment and demanding Julian Assange’s release. Lawyers for Assange Independent international legal observers of the proceedings in the case of Julian Assange  Open Letter to the UK Prime Minister Mr Boris […]

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