Federal district court judge withdraws opinion in exam school case, saying ‘I was misled’

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Withdrawing the opinion in no way changes the fate of hundreds of students who were accepted to the exam schools this fall under a temporary admission plan that is at the center of the court case. Young upheld the legality of that plan in April and said the judgment stands as he decides whether to formally reopen the case.

He suggested any change in admission decisions would be too disruptive, given the new school year starts in two months, and because of that he questioned whether the plaintiffs would still have standing, suggesting their concerns may no longer be relevant.

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Judges must have modesty, shouldn’t behave like emperor by summoning govt officials: SC | India News

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NEW DELHI: Deprecating the practice of higher courts summoning government officials for their personal appearance “at the drop of a hat”, the Supreme Court has said that judges must exercise their power within their limits with modesty and humility, and should not behave like emperors.
A bench of Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Hemant Gupta said that such practice must be “condemned in the strongest word” as it also violates principle of separation of powers between Judiciary and Executive by summoning the officers which “in a way pressurizing them to pass an order as per the whims and fancies of
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Vancouver judge’s decision over Huawei finance chief may deepen US-China row | Huawei

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The prospect of a deepening diplomatic row between the US and China has grown after a Canadian judge refused to admit new evidence that might have helped the Huawei chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou, avoid extradition to the US.

The arrest of Meng, the daughter of the Chinese telecommunication company’s billionaire founder, has prompted a sharp deterioration in relations between Canada, the US and China. Soon after Meng’s detention in Vancouver in December 2018, China arrested two Canadians in China: Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig.

Meng’s lawyers had been hoping associate chief justice Heather Holmes, who has been overseeing the

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Judges must know their limits, not act like emperors: Supreme Court | Latest News India

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Judges must not behave like emperors, the Supreme Court observed on Friday as it condemned the practice of summoning government officials by courts “at the drop of a hat and to exert direct or indirect pressure”.

The bench of justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Hemant Gupta took a grim view that some of the high courts in the country have developed a practice of calling government officials routinely which, it said, is against public interest as many important tasks entrusted to such officials get delayed.

“Judges must know their limits. They must have modesty and humility, and not behave like

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Iraqi war veteran says judge ‘punished’ him in custody case for calling VA hotline

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An Iraqi war veteran claims he’s being “punished” by a Long Island judge for calling the Veterans Affairs helpline about his messy child custody case — ultimately costing him time with his two kids.

James Gonedes’ lawyer David Mejias is now pushing to get Nassau County Supreme Court Justice Erica Prager booted from all custody cases, especially those “involving the parental rights of veterans to whom she has done a tremendous disservice,” Mejias wrote Thursday in a letter to the county’s administrative judge.

BLACK VETERAN CELEBRATES THE US: ‘YOU’RE NOT BORN INTO A CASTE IN THIS COUNTRY, YOU’RE BORN INTO

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