Tag - appeal



WORLD / Society
Aug 21, 2014
U.S. Supreme Court puts hold on gay marriage in Virginia
The U.S. Supreme Court stopped gay marriage in Virginia from going ahead on Wednesday, staying an appeals court ruling that had struck down a state ban.
Aug 8, 2014
China loses appeal of WTO ruling on rare earth exports
China lost an appeal at the World Trade Organization in a case brought by the United States, the European Union and Japan to challenge China's restrictions on exports of rare earths, according to a WTO Appellate Body ruling published on Thursday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 28, 2014
Hakamada fends off prosecutors
The Tokyo High Court on Friday rejected an appeal by Shizuoka prosecutors seeking to overturn a district court’s decision to release Iwao Hakamada, who until Thursday had been the world’s longest-serving death row prisoner.
Oct 7, 2013
Appeal filed over JR West ex-chiefs
Lawyers filed an appeal Monday with the Osaka High Court, seeking to reverse a verdict that found three former presidents of West Japan Railway Co. not guilty of professional negligence in connection with the 2005 Amagasaki derailment that claimed 107 lives.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 23, 2013
Court appointed lawyers appeal dismissal of charges over 2001 fatal mass crush in Akashi
Court appointed lawyers acting as prosecutors filed an appeal Friday against a ruling earlier this week that dismissed the indictment of a former senior police officer over a 2001 human crush on a pedestrian bridge that resulted in 11 deaths in Akashi, Hyogo Prefecture.


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