· Reform at last: adultery will no longer be a crime in Taiwan →
Meanwhile, children - some born out of wedlock, others from the previous marriages - ended up becoming pawns in ugly legal battles.
Hong Kong Free Press
· It is ‘One Country, One System’: Donald Trump strips Hong Kong of privileges →
“The United States is resolute, and calls upon all UN members states to join us in demanding that the PRC immediately reverse course and honor its international legal commitments to this institution and to the Hong Kong people,” said US Ambassador Kelly Craft, referring to the People’s Republic of China.
· Box Hill Institute slapped with flight school class action →
Gordon Legal is representing almost 200 students in a case that alleges the teaching standards were so low that many of the students did not meet Civil Aviation Safety Authority requirements to obtain a commercial pilots licence.
· Albanese calls on government to apologise for 'illegal' robodebt scheme →
Mr Albanese said the government's promise to refund $721 million was confirmation the robodebt scheme had been illegal and that those affected were entitled to pursue their legal interests, which could include compensation and interest on the money owed to them.
The Japan Times
· ‘I can’t breathe’ a rallying cry anew for police protests in U.S. →
Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered a review of consent decrees, legal agreements meant to effect change, that the Obama-era Justice Department had used to fight police misconduct, in part over a belief that the Democratic administration had vilified the police.
The New York Times
· George Floyd's Death, Protests, Coronavirus: America Is a Tinderbox →
A prosecutor had initially declined to charge the men on the grounds that their actions were legal under the state’s self-defense laws.
· As football restarts around Europe, France questions decision end to season early →
Amiens and Toulouse were relegated and those clubs have since launched legal action.
· N. Korea backs China's Hong Kong security legislation as 'legitimate step' →
The legal push is expected to further escalate geopolitical tensions, posing a tricky diplomatic challenge to countries, like South Korea, that want to maintain good ties with both major powers.
Hong Kong Free Press
· For a terrifying glimpse into Hong Kong’s future, look at how China abuses its own national security law →
Accused are held without access to legal counsel of their choice or to their families and are at great risk of torture and other ill-treatment.
· Trump ex-adviser Flynn asked Russia to avoid 'tit-for-tat,' new transcript shows →
The move comes amid a legal fight over the fate of Flynn, who admitted lying to the FBI about the conversation.