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The Aboriginal Legal Service NSW/ACT celebrates 50-years with photo exhibit

NIT 19 Apr 2021
In 2020 despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the Aboriginal Legal Service supplied 70,000 instances of support to Aboriginal people in their jurisdiction and are involved in both the Disability Royal Commission and the justice reinvestment initiative in Bourke NSW – the Maranguka Project.
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Idaho Governor Signs Bill Giving Rural Areas More Say In Ballot Initiatives

The Epoch Times 19 Apr 2021
Brad Little, a Republican, signed a bill on Saturday raising the bar for ballot initiatives that effectively give rural residents a greater say in shaping the state's legal landscape.
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Ex-K-pop star breaks silence on group's bullying; agency continues to threaten legal action

Korea Times 19 Apr 2021
K-pop agency DSP Media has announced it is taking legal action against Lee Hyun-joo, a former member of girl group April, after she posted claims on social media that she had been bullied by its other members ... It added, "The truth and the member's false accusations will be cleared through the legal process we are taking now.".
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PCP Set To Be Listed For Hearing At Bromley Magistrates Court

Tap News 19 Apr 2021
Effectively, this means that the case files contained enough prima facie evidence of pandemic fraud for Westminster to transfer the case to Bromley, for the purposes of performing the final legal checks [the initial checks having been done by the south London court’s legal department] and listing the first hearing of the case at the Kent court.
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Province-wise crackdown against price-hikers, hoarders launched; 82 Insaf Sasta bazaars setup in KP

Urdu Point 19 Apr 2021
He directed station house officer University Town Police Station to conduct regular visit to markets and initiate legal action against violators for not wearing safety masks ... for overcharging besides initiated legal action against 20 shopkeepers accused for not following SOPs.
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Delhi government initiates legal action against two hospitals for turning away Covid patients

Indiatoday 19 Apr 2021
Delhi government initiates legal action against two hospitals for turning away Covid patients ... .
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Saudi Arabia’s anti-corruption authority initiates a number of criminal cases

Arab News 19 Apr 2021
RIYADH. Saudi Arabia’s Oversight and Anti-corruption Authority (Nazaha) said on Sunday it had initiated a number of criminal cases and legal procedures ... Work is underway to calculate the amount of money that was embezzled ... And the last case involved two employees working in a municipality who were arrested for receiving SR25,000 ....
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Missoulian editorial: Montana's marijuana laws must fulfill intent of voters

Missoulian 18 Apr 2021
It’s also worth noting that the initiative won clear bipartisan support ... Initiative 190 not only legalized marijuana for adults 21 and older, it directed the Department of Revenue to develop rules to regulate marijuana businesses, and required licensed laboratories to test marijuana and marijuana-infused products.
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Border weed: How the hometown of tater tots became a cannabis capital

Politico 18 Apr 2021
While the marijuana boom made Ontario flush with cash, the town initially rebuffed the drug when Oregon legalized it in 2015 ... Tracy Hammond, who owns Rose Vintage home goods shop in downtown Ontario, wasn’t initially in favor of legalization ... A group of activists in Idaho are pushing to get a legalization initiative on the ballot in 2022.
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Karnataka urges private hospitals to comply with Covid norms

Business Line 18 Apr 2021
Speaking to the media here on Sunday after inspecting a private hospital, he said strict instructions have been given to hospitals and, and if needed, legal action will be initiated if they fail to obey the orders.
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Critics force vote to rein in the government’s Covid policy

Swissinfo 18 Apr 2021
The legislation, which initially consisted of 14 separate articles, aimed to put on a firm legal basis some 18 decisions taken by government between mid-March 2020 to about...
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A Salvadoran Immigrant Gets His Day at the Supreme Court

Wall Street Journal 18 Apr 2021
This legal analysis is persuasive, unlike a contrary 2013 opinion from the Sixth Circuit ... legally and can clear the first bar of having been admitted ... Sanchez argues that dividing TPS recipients by the legality of initial entry “makes little sense” and creates “arbitrary” outcomes.
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Report: More Than Half Cyprus’ Golden Visas Sold Were Unlawful

The National Herald 18 Apr 2021
ΝΙCOSIA -- The scandal surrounding Cyprus’ sale to rich foreigners of so-called Golden Visas - residency permits that came with European Union passports - was far worse than initial estimates, a special panel finding 51.81 percent weren’t legal.
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Analysis: Initiatives seek to bypass Mississippi lawmakers

The Lufkin News 18 Apr 2021
(AP) — Mississippi voters circumvented the Legislature in 2020 by approving a medical marijuana ballot initiative. People are now looking to bypass the House and Senate by proposing initiatives to expand Medicaid, authorize early voting and reconsider the state flag design ... Justices gave no indication of when they will rule in the legal dispute.
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