global legal Matters
global legal Matters awards
Trump administration issues new guidelines to combat COVID-19 spread

Trump administration issues new guidelines to combat COVID-19 spread

17.03.2020 | Zoe Gujral | 688

The Trump administration issued updated guidelines to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in a press conference on Monday.

More
Saudi Arabia detains 298 government employees on corruption charges

Saudi Arabia detains 298 government employees on corruption charges

17.03.2020 | Zoe Gujral | 630

Nazaha, Saudi Arabia’s anti-corruption body, on Sunday arrested 298 government employees on charges of bribery, embezzlement and exploiting their positions.

More
District court stays Trump administration rule that was set to kick thousands off food stamps

District court stays Trump administration rule that was set to kick thousands off food stamps

16.03.2020 | Tyler Gillett | 623

The US District Court for the District of Columbia issued an injunction late Friday blocking a rule change that would have cut food stamp benefits to nearly 700,000 people.

More
ISPs sign pledge not to disconnect customers for unpaid bills during COVID-19 pandemic

ISPs sign pledge not to disconnect customers for unpaid bills during COVID-19 pandemic

16.03.2020 | Tyler Gillett | 619

Dozens of large and small internet service providers have signed on to a pledge issued by the Federal Communications Commission to keep users connected during the coronavirus pandemic.

More
United Nations condemns Thailand poultry producer for silencing human rights defenders

United Nations condemns Thailand poultry producer for silencing human rights defenders

16.03.2020 | Rebecca Salamacha | 628

A group of United Nations (UN) experts condemned Thammakaset, a Thai poultry producer, for alleged targeting of human rights defenders Thursday.

More
Congressional report calls for US cyber reforms

Congressional report calls for US cyber reforms

13.03.2020 | Michael Barber | 818

The Cyberspace Solarium Commission released a 122 page report on Wednesday via livestream aimed at creating a “layered cyber deterrence” to defend the US against cyber attacks. “The U.S. government is currently not designed to act with the speed and agility necessary to defend the country in cyberspace,” the report asserted.

More
Netherlands king apologizes for colonial violence in Indonesia

Netherlands king apologizes for colonial violence in Indonesia

13.03.2020 | Gabrielle Wast | 714

Before a meeting between Indonesian President President Joko Widodo and the Netherlands King Willem-Alexander on Tuesday, the Dutch monarch publically apologized for his country’s “excessive violence” against Indonesia during its colonial rule.

More
Myanmar parliament rejects constitutional amendment to reduce military political power

Myanmar parliament rejects constitutional amendment to reduce military political power

13.03.2020 | Gabrielle Wast | 672

The National League for Democracy (NLD), headed by State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, failed Tuesday to reduce the role of the military in Myanmar’s parliament.

More
Canada justice minister introduces bill to criminalize conversion therapy

Canada justice minister introduces bill to criminalize conversion therapy

11.03.2020 | Daniel Klapper | 645

Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada David Lametti introduced a bill to the Canadian House of Commons on Monday to criminalize sexual orientation conversion therapy programs.

More
New York governor announces COVID-19 quarantine north of New York City

New York governor announces COVID-19 quarantine north of New York City

11.03.2020 | Rebecca Salamacha | 644

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a two-week quarantine in a county north of New York City Tuesday.

More
Global Legal Matters

Global Legal Matters is an online publication for and about lawyers interested and working in Europe and the middle east also. ‘’Globallegalmatters’’ was established in 2018. Our main target is sharing with you global and important legal news.

Newsletter