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Legal news from Saturday, July 29, 2017
by Lars Peterson

In a 98-2 vote, the US Senate on Thursday passed H.R. 3364, a bill that imposes new sanctions on Russia. This development comes two days after the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed the bill. The sanctions imposed on Russia are for, among others, human rights abuses, malicious cyber-hacking and …

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by Lars Peterson

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif resigned from office on Friday after the Supreme Court of Pakistan issued a unanimous ruling, earlier the same day, disqualifying him from office. Sharif was before the Court due to allegations of corruption surfacing after the Panama Papers leak. The leaked documents suggested that …

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