Law

Apple faces lawsuit over ‘explosive’ iPod

Apple faces lawsuit over ‘explosive’ iPodLondon, March 14: Apple has landed in legal trouble after a mother alleged her son endured second-degree burns when the company’s iPod touch music players exploded in his pocket.

Lynette Antrobus, from Cincinnati, is claiming 75,000 dollars plus punitive damage after accusing the multinational corporation of “gross negligence and recklessness” and of behaving “maliciously and fraudulently”.

Chidambaram slaps legal notice against CPI MLA

Chidambaram slaps legal notice against CPI MLANew Delhi, Mar. 14: Home Minister P Chidambaram has issued a legal notice against CPI MLA Gunasekaran for alleging that he had supported allocation of 500 acres of government land to a private company in his constituency Sivaganga.

“It is a total lie to say that 500 acres of land has been gifted to a private company. Some political parties are accustomed to reeling out lies and false charges for the sake of politics. My name has been dragged unnecessarily over an issue between the government and a private firm,” said Chidambaram.

Sedition case against Sharif brother’s filed in Sindh High Court

Sedition case against Sharif brother’s filed in Sindh High CourtKarachi, Mar. 14: The former Pakistan Prime Minister and PML-N chief, Nawaz Sharif and his brother, sacked Punjab Chief Minister, Shahbaz Sharif may have garnered huge public support against the PPP led government and especially against President Asif Ali Zardari, but their voracious verbal attack on Zardari and continuous call to defy the government’s orders has now seen a case filed against them in the Sindh High Court (SHC) on charges of orchestrating a mutiny.

Singapore takes editor of Wall Street Journal to court

Singapore - The Singapore government is taking an editor of The Wall Street Journal to court over three articles that it said showed contempt for the city-state's judiciary, a news report said Saturday.

A judge in the High Court granted an application by the attorney general to start proceedings against Melanie Kirkpatrick, a deputy editor with the New York-based business newspaper's editorial page, the Straits Times newspaper reported.

The three articles were published in June and July in the editorials and opinion section of The Wall Street Journal Asia.

Brit Muslim MP freed from dangerous driving sentence

Brit Muslim MP freed from dangerous driving sentenceLondon, Mar. 13: A Court of Appeal has freed Labour life peer Lord Ahmed from a 12-week jail sentence that he had got for sending and receiving text messages minutes before he was involved in a fatal motorway crash in Rotherham.

Lord Ahmed, 51, who was jailed by Sheffield Crown Court on February 25 after admitting dangerous driving, was not present for the ruling by three judges in London, reports The Times.

He had served 16 days in prison and was due to be released on March 20 under the end-of-custody license scheme.

Court to discuss prosecutorial ‘misconduct’ in Anand Jon’s case

Court to discuss prosecutorial ‘misconduct’ in Anand Jon’s caseLos Angeles, Mar 12 : The upcoming hearing in Indian-born fashion designer Anand Jon case is expected to address alleged prosecutorial and juror misconduct.

According to statements made in court by Jon''s defense team, prosecutors defied a court order and intercepted a juror.

Jon's attorneys Leonard Levine and Ronald Richards have alleged that prosecutors stopped a juror who reportedly tried to meet with the Indian fashion designer's sister before a judgment was passed, reports PRWeb

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