Monthly Archives: May 2015

Employment Authorization for Certain H-4 Dependent Spouses: USCIS

USCIS will start accepting Employment Authorization application for certain H-4 Dependent Spouses from May 26, 2015. http://goo.gl/Nn6lry

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No to politicians photo in government advertisements: SC

The Supreme Court of India laid down guidelines on content regulation of government advertising and restrained the Governments from using public funds on advertisements which are primarily intended to project individual functionaries of the Government or a political party. The … Continue reading

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Claimant can recover entire compensation from one joint tort feasor: SC

In an important ruling, the Supreme Court of India held that a claimant is entitled to recover entire compensation from one of the joint tort feasors, particularly in an accident where injuries have been caused by combined wrongful act of … Continue reading

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Tacking inquiry a question for jury: USSC

In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court of United States ruled that whether two trademarks may be tacked for purposes of determin­ing priority is a question for the jury, not judges. “Be­cause the tacking inquiry operates from the perspective of … Continue reading

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Public Prosecutor can’t deemed appointed before High Court: SC

In an important ruling, the Supreme Court of India clarified that a Public Prosecutor appointed to conduct a case before the trial court under the provisions of Criminal Procedure Code (“CrPC”) cannot be deemed to be appointed for the purpose … Continue reading

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Revenue could resile from settlement: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified that there could be no settlement with an individual partner so as to discharge him from his obligation to pay the sales tax dues payable by the assessee-Firm, and hence Revenue could resile from … Continue reading

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