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Law reform is vital and the Law Commission plays a significant role in addressing this need. Changes or revisions within the law can become necessary as a result of technological innovation or developments in case law, but Parliament never has enough time to devote full attention to reform. Another issue is that at times case law is insufficient for addressing more recent concerns. The Law Commission intervenes as an independent body and undertakes intensive, ongoing research. This chapter gives numerous examples of Law Commission projects, including land registration, limitation of actions, fraud, mental incapacity, privity of contract, shareholder remedies, property rights of home sharers, corruption, and illegitimate children.

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The Law Commission's Advice to the Government (November 2021) builds on the conclusions of the Legal statement on cryptoassets and smart contracts (November 2019) issued by the UK Jurisdiction Taskforce. 

In summary, the UK's current legal framework already facilitates and supports the use of smart legal contracts (defined as "legally binding contracts in which some or all of the contractual obligations are defined in and/or performed automatically by a computer program"), without the need for statutory law reform. 

Three potential forms of smart contracts were identified: (i) a natural language contract where some of the obligations were performed by code, i.e. the code is just the means by which the obligation is met; (ii) a hybrid of some natural language explanation and terms but where, primarily, code would define and perform the contract; and, (iii) a contract wholly written in code.

Regardless of the form, the Law Commission found that the jurisdiction of England and Wales together with common law provides a flexible platform in which "smart legal contracts" can already operate. The Law Commission deals with some of the potential legal uncertainties as follows:

  • contractual formation (other than for deeds) is not an issue, provided the terms of the smart legal contract are set out in the source code which makes use of words and symbols (and not a lower level of machine code which is expressed solely mathematically) i.e. provided the terms of the contract can be "read" by an ordinary human (see below), being then the fact that they are expressed in a high-level computer code is not a bar to formation;
  • questions of contractual interpretation should be answered via a "reasonable coder" test, i.e. what a coder would understand was meant by the code; as distinct from how the code would be implemented by a computer;
  • although the immutable nature of blockchain may mean that the contract cannot be rescinded (e.g. pursuant to misrepresentation), "practical justice" can nevertheless be achieved via a court ordering the parties to enter into an "equal and opposite" second transaction to counteract the first transaction.

The paper also addresses other issues which might be encountered  in relation to the formation of smart legal contracts such as:

  • whether the source code is intended both to define contractual obligations as well as to perform them, or only to perform them; 
  • the relationship between natural language and coded terms, which terms would take precedence in the event of a conflict; 
  • allocation of risk related to malfunctioning oracles (external data sources that the smart contract is reliant on to operate correctly), inaccurate data inputs, system upgrades, bugs and coding errors, and any potential mistaken beliefs or assumptions about how the code will perform; and
  • governing law and jurisdiction.


The Law Commission's project on smart legal contracts is itself related to a broader set of projects which together address the extent to which English law and England and Wales, as a jurisdiction, is able to facilitate and attract burgeoning markets in digital assets and crypto assets, e.g. "tokenised" assets such as NFTs. Law Commission projects in Digital Assets and Conflict of Laws aim to address perceived legal uncertainty surrounding, respectively, ownership of (and the transfer of property rights in) a digital asset and ascribing a real-world location to a digital asset.

There will likely be substantial updates to this package of Law Commission projects over the course of 2022.

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Ideas for law reform

The Law Commission has spent some time considering some ideas for potential areas of law reform. We have suggested a number of these ideas below. We emphasise that these are only our initial ideas and we are in no way prioritising these areas over any other which may be suggested as part of the 14 th Programme consultation. We have also not tested these ideas widely, including assessing whether they are likely to be supported by the Government. They are intended to give an idea of the breadth and scope of work we may consider. We are, however, keen to hear your thoughts on these suggestions.

If you have comments on these ideas or other ideas for law reform, please visit our consultation, here . 

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Contempt of court, data sharing and information law, deeds and variation of contracts, home buying, justice in the digital age, law in wales, legal protection for our environment, ownerless land, peer to peer sales, product liability and emerging technology, review of appeal powers in the criminal courts, technological advances and procedural efficiency in the criminal courts, the search, production and seizure of electronic material, the uk statute book.

How do we ensure the UK remains at the forefront of dispute resolution?

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The Arbitration Act 1996 has been praised for helping to make the UK – and London in particular – a leading destination for commercial arbitrations. However, this year sees the 25th anniversary of the Arbitration Act 1996 which presents a good opportunity to revisit it, particularly as other jurisdictions have enacted more recent reforms. This potential project would review the 1996 Act, and, if necessary, suggest possible amendments. The aim would be to maintain the attractiveness of England and Wales as a “destination” for dispute resolution and the pre-eminence of English Law as a choice of law.

We have previously been told that stakeholders supported the introduction of an express power for a summary judgment-style procedure. We would like to know whether this is still the case.

Stakeholders have also suggested that the scope of a Law Commission review could be widened, potentially considering issues including a power to strike out unmeritorious claims; the procedure for challenging a jurisdiction decision and whether it should be easier to appeal awards; ensuring legal resilience (for example, by allowing for service of notice by email); setting out remedies for delays in the arbitral process; and clarifying the distinction between the enforcement mechanism for Part I awards and NYC awards. We would welcome views on these issues.

Separately, responses to previous programme consultations have made a strong case for the introduction of trust law arbitration, which is not possible under the current law. We are continuing to examine the case for work in this area, which could possibly be taken forward alongside the Commission’s wider trust work, which has yet to be commenced.

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Should a legal framework be developed to support the increased automation of public decision-making?

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Automated decision-making systems use algorithms – a set of rules or instructions to be followed – in order to assist humans in making decisions. Some are rule-based systems which apply a “decision tree” to model and apply a set of rules. Others involve more sophisticated machine learning, using statistical models and datasets to make ever-better predictions. All such systems aim to save time, reduce cost, and improve the quality and consistency of decisions made, usually, by human users.

Harnessing the potential of technology to improve and modernise public services will be a key challenge in the coming years. In regulating interactions between government and citizens, administrative law focuses on the legality of decisions by officials, rather than the IT systems used in the background. But the relationship between technology and public decision-making is changing. As adoption rates of sophisticated algorithmic platforms in the public sector increase, questions will emerge about the risk of error, bias, transparency and public confidence in outcomes. The public seek assurance that these automated processes are fair and objective.  Officials who wish to harness technological developments equally seek legal certainty. Costly reversals in the courts, perhaps months or years down the development cycle, should be avoided.  We believe that the 14th Programme offers a timely opportunity to examine what changes to the legal framework are required alongside existing developments in best-practice, data ethics, and best procurement practices.

We therefore welcome views on whether our next Programme of law reform should include a review of the legal framework governing the role of automation in public decision making. We are particularly interested in whether there are particular policy areas – for example social security, or local government – which would benefit from early attention.

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Are there areas of commercial landlord and tenant law which create unnecessary restrictions, inefficiencies or costs?

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Part 2 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954, which provides security of tenure for business tenants, has been criticised as not meeting the needs of businesses. Reform in this area could contribute to regenerating the high street, particularly in the context of COVID recovery. A project could consider the extent to which security continues to perform an important function, as well as (or instead of) considering less radical, but significant technical changes to the existing regime including streamlining of the process by which a tenant can opt out of security.

The Landlord and Tenant (Covenants) Act 1995 causes practical problems in commercially important assignments of leases. In particular, “Authorised Guarantee Agreements” and the effect of anti‑avoidance provisions, that were originally intended to benefit tenants, create problems for intra‑group and other consensual assignments.

We believe there are other areas that could be reviewed. For example, the project might consider the complex terminal dilapidations regime.

Government has announced a review of commercial landlord and tenant legislation, to commence later this year. We will watch that review with interest to see whether and how any Law Commission work might align. In the meantime, we welcome your insights on any problems you have encountered.

What are the jurisdictional challenges presented by emerging technologies?

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The Law Commission’s recent tech-related projects have identified several conflict of laws issues, such as the problem of determining whether a particular court will have jurisdiction to hear a dispute in relation to a smart contract. With intangible assets and smart contracts having become so common in the “virtual world”, there are inherent difficulties in determining the geographical location of acts, actors, and intangible objects. For example, when a digital asset is hosted on a decentralised, distributed ledger, where is it? And if transferred or misappropriated, where has it moved from, and where has it moved to?

This area of law is presently uncertain, and there is a sense that the international commercial community is waiting for a jurisdiction to grasp the nettle. A lack of clarity in relation to the rules may be inhibiting the uptake of new, and potentially more efficient, technology. The Law Commission could clarify the domestic legal position, and identify situations that may require the development of new rules rather than the analogous extension of existing ones.

We seek consultees’ views on whether the industry would find it useful for the Law Commission to undertake a piece of work in this area. Given the international nature of this area of law, we would need to consider whether recommendations for reform of domestic law would be helpful or appropriate. Alternatively, we could produce a range of options for reform, for discussion and negotiation at an international level.

Is there a need for greater clarity in relation to contempt in the face of the court and the law of contempt more widely?

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The Law Commission has produced three reports in this area, relating to ‘ scandalising the court ‘, ‘ juror misconduct and internet publications ’ and ‘ court reporting’ . Many of our recommendations in the first two Reports have been implemented. We are waiting to hear from Government on the recommendations we made in the third Report. We consulted on contempt in the face of court but work on this part of the law was suspended in order to take forward other more pressing law reform projects.

There have been several recent high-profile cases on the law of contempt, most notably: Director of the Serious Fraud Office v O’Brien ; Attorney General v Yaxley-Lennon; Gubarev v Orbis Business Intelligence Ltd; and, R (Finch) v Surrey . Taken alongside the views of stakeholders with whom we have spoken, we suggest that the time may be right to re-commence our work in this area.

In our earlier work on contempt we identified a lack of clarity surrounding what behaviour counts as a contempt in the face of the court and the fact that it is dealt with differently by different courts. We would need to revisit these preliminary conclusions in light of contemporary developments.

There could also be merit in considering a more general review and codification of the law. Contempt of court is not fully codified in England and Wales. The Contempt of Court Act 1981 modified the way in which the common law relating to strict liability operated, and the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 created new offences relating to juror contempt via amendments to the Juries Act 1974. But there remain inconsistencies in the protection of judicial bodies by the law of contempt: the Upper Tribunal has power to proceed against contempt of it, but the First-tier Tribunal and other tribunals do not. The distinction between “civil” and “criminal” contempt does not correspond to the generally accepted distinction between civil and criminal wrongs; the Victorian Law Reform Commission recently recommended  that the distinction between civil and criminal contempt should be abolished. Is the concept of contempt of court, with its overtones of disrespect and affront, the best mechanism for countering disobedience to non-financial orders of courts and tribunals? We have not considered the case for a full review in our previous work and would welcome views from consultees.

Should there be a review of the principles of information sharing between public bodies?

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In 2014, we recommended that a law reform project should look into establishing a single framework for data sharing between public bodies and organisations carrying out public functions. We had been told the law was complex and unclear, resulting in both actual and perceived obstacles to desirable sharing of data in the public interest. Since then, the Digital Economy Act 2017 introduced new information sharing provisions to support more efficient and effective digital public services. But there remain many sector-specific gateways on the statute book, and the policy and technological background has moved on significantly.

Information law is now generally governed by a mixture of domestic and retained EU law contained in the Data Protection Act 2018 and the GDPR UK. The Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation (CDEI) in a recent report highlighted the importance of addressing trust and confidence in public sector data processing and sharing. As the Government develops its policy on data strategy, the next few years could prove ripe for law reform in this area. This might focus on harmonising the existing legislation after leaving the European Union.  It might be that the law is in need of adaptation to modern demands, for example in relation to non-personal, anonymised, or pseudonymised data. We are keen to hear ideas about this area of the law.

How do we modernise the law of deeds for commercial parties whilst still protecting vulnerable individuals?

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Certain documents must be executed as deeds (meaning that they must be signed, witnessed and attested) in order to be valid. Some stakeholders have said that these requirements are outdated and no longer fit for purpose, making them unduly onerous for commercial parties, particularly in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown.

A Law Commission review would build on our previous work on electronic execution, assess the current requirements for the execution of deeds (both in electronic form, and on paper) and make proposals for reform. We think that the review should include careful scrutiny of the need to protect vulnerable people signing documents with significant legal consequences. For example, it may be that different proposals should be developed for individuals and commercial bodies.

There should also be examination of the extent to which deeds are currently used by commercial parties to circumvent the need for consideration (which requires that something of value must be provided for a promise), particularly in relation to variation of a contract. The Supreme Court recently noted in Rock Advertising v MWB Business Exchange Centres Ltd that the issue of consideration for variation of a contract was “difficult” and “ripe for re-examination”.

We considered deeds in our 2019 Electronic Execution of Documents report and recommended that the Government should ask the Law Commission to carry out a review of the law of deeds. The Lord Chancellor has said that the Government will ask the Law Commission to undertake this review, although the timing for the project is subject to overall priorities. We seek views from consultees as to the priority we should give this project, and evidence as to any difficulties experienced in executing deeds, particularly in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic.

What areas of family law are in need of reform?

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The Commission is currently conducting projects on Surrogacy law and Weddings law. We would like to include a new family law project in our 14th Programme, and invite suggestions from consultees. New work might be related to areas that the Commission has considered in the past or to entirely new aspects of family law.

In identifying whether a family law project is likely to be suitable for the Law Commission, it is important to separate problems that are capable of being solved by detailed legal analysis and addressed by structural changes to the law, from problems with how the law is being applied in practice. Issues relating, for example, to funding and resources, are not suitable for the Law Commission. Likewise, the Government is unlikely to provide the necessary agreement for the Law Commission to work on politically sensitive areas on which it has already taken a policy view.

We are aware of particular concern among some stakeholders around aspects of children law; for example, the extent to which the law effectively gives a voice to children in matters affecting them and supports the rights given to children under article 12 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. But we are also interested in issues affecting adults, including the legal consequences of relationship breakdown, and issues affecting particular groups, such as access to information about their origins (for example, for those who are born via assisted conception). Please tell us your ideas.

Is it time to rethink the home buying process?

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Buying a home can be one of the most important transactions that a person enters into in their lifetime, but it can also be one of the most stressful. The home buying process can be slow, complex and opaque, and there is the potential for significant upfront costs to be incurred without any guarantee that a sale will proceed.

With around one million residential transactions each year in the UK, improving the way homes are bought, and speeding up that process, has the potential to improve the lives of, and generate savings for, a large number of people and their families. Improvements could also help to bring efficiencies to the housing market, as well as better enabling conveyancers to give accurate and timely advice, and improve their practice and procedures.

Reform of the home buying process was raised with us at the time of our Thirteenth Programme of Law Reform, but, due to Government’s own work in this area, we concluded that the time was not right for the Law Commission to undertake a project. Government’s interest in this area continues. However, we welcome your views on whether the Law Commission might undertake a project in this area during the currency of our Fourteenth Programme of Law Reform.

We also welcome your views on what a project might consider. For example, we could explore the regimes in other jurisdictions and consider whether the buyer-beware principle, which requires each purchaser to investigate title, is the appropriate starting point for home purchases. A project might also examine the role of technology in the home buying process, and whether there are barriers to it transforming processes and procedures, as it has done for other transactions.

We would also welcome views on whether problems in buying homes can be solved by market action, or whether law reform is needed.

What are the key principles underpinning the expansion of digital justice?

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The coronavirus pandemic accelerated the use by courts and tribunals of online hearings to deliver justice. Remote participation in court proceedings is likely to be enduring. Recent experience in this and other jurisdictions is likely to inform debates on how online hearings are best conducted, and how they can promote and improve access to justice and effective decision-making. The Law Commision could be well placed to work closely with the Government, HMCTS, the judiciary and others to assist in the process of capturing and embedding the valuable lessons of these times.

Consideration will need to be given to how digital participation in judicial proceedings aligns with long-established legal principles developed for a different age. In order to maintain both public and judicial confidence, it is important that these principles are developed in line with technological advances. Examples might include: principles and rules concerning courts and tribunals procedure; witness handling; access to court information; and protecting the integrity of the judicial process.

We are keen to hear whether there is a place for a project to complement and take stock of these changes. The Law Commission could for instance undertake a deep and comprehensive consultation of all involved to identify all that has worked well and all that has not worked so well and seek to identify specific suggestions for reform.

Other topical issues include whether the presumption that computer-generated evidence is reliable unless proved otherwise should be changed in the light of the damaging findings in the Royal Mail sub-post offices Horizon IT litigation, and whether public bodies should be liable for the other party’s costs where the public body loses in litigation. One of the judges in a Court of Appeal case on the topic last year suggested that there may be merit in the issue being considered by the Law Commission. We would welcome views.

What areas of law in Wales require reform?

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The Commission remains committed to meeting the law reform needs of both England and Wales in our evolving constitutional context. Law reform in Wales is an essential part of our work, particularly as devolution in the UK has gathered pace. Amendments to the Law Commissions Act 1965 and a protocol between the Commission and the First Minister mean that our relationship with the Welsh Government is well established. The 12th Programme of Law Reform included two projects exclusively for Wales: on the Form and Accessibility of the law and Planning Law. Our last programme has led to a project on Devolved Tribunals; we have also started a project on Coal Tip Safety in Wales.

We are keen to hear the public’s views on areas of the law in Wales that would benefit from simplification and reform.

The Welsh Ministers are committed to codification and consolidation of Welsh law, which is a programme of work will take a number of years to complete and which is underpinned by the Legislation (Wales) Act 2019. As part of our regular engagement with key stakeholders in Wales a number of areas of the law have been mentioned as areas which would benefit from simplification and modernisation: these include broad areas such as education, environmental, housing or local government law.  We would be interested in knowing whether particular, narrower issues within these broader areas might be identified as particularly problematic.

More technical areas of the law have also been mentioned to us, such as the technical electoral law underpinning local and Senedd elections, or the law governing online publication of statutes and statutory instruments. We mention these areas to illustrate some of the topics where we could support the Welsh Government’s ambitions to simplify and modernise the law, and are keen to hear from members of the public in Wales as to areas of the law they think would benefit from law reform.

Does the law protect our environment and promote environmental innovation?

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The environment will be an area of focus for law reform over the coming years. In some areas, it is a question of removing unjustified legal impediments to achieving environmental policy, including inaccessible, complex or outdated laws. In others, it may be a question of facilitating innovations that will help the nation achieve its climate change commitments. Leaving the EU, meanwhile, required the transposition, through complex retained EU law statutory instruments, of thousands of pages of rules governing our terrestrial and marine environment and wildlife.

We are keen to hear ideas about this area of the law more generally and, below, tentatively suggest three possible areas which may be worth exploring further.

Clear and accessible law is important in ensuring that people understand and comply with their obligations and, where they do not, effective enforcement action can be taken by public agencies.  Excessive detail and complexity can blur the message; a possible example of this is the law on protected area designations. Protected areas provide value by preserving heritage and protecting biodiversity and are also important sources of carbon sequestration, so there is value in having legal designations which signal their importance. But the law on protected areas currently uses eight different statutorily protected designations, as well as four international designations and three non-statutory designations (some of which have statutory protection). This creates what was described to us as a “blizzard of acronyms”, and means that different rules apply to permitted activities on sites depending on their designation.

Our current work on Coal Tip Safety in Wales includes protecting against the effect of extreme weather conditions. Our work in this area is already highlighting areas where the law lacks modern tools to deal sensibly and proportionately with the risk to the public. One example is the law governing arrangements for determining responsibility for surface water and drainage, which involves a complex and overlapping mixture of public and private landowners, regulators and public authorities.

Finally, we are interested in the ways in which property law might be failing to develop so as to support environmental efforts, or might actively be hampering them. We have heard that private land law obligations might be forcing property owners to take steps which are not in the wider environmental interest, for example, in relation to coastal erosion. Particularly in relation to the built environment, we have been told that landlord and tenant law may be standing in the way of using property in the most environmentally efficient manner. And while “conservation covenants” are now being introduced based on Law Commission recommendations, we are aware that there be other areas in which new property law tools are required to achieve environmental objectives.

We would welcome views on the above suggestions but also seek other ideas about how the law can best protect and promote our natural environment.

Can land that has passed to the Crown because it has no owner be more effectively managed?

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When land becomes ownerless due to the death of a former owner who has nobody to inherit the land, or on the dissolution of a company, it can vest in the Crown. Lawyers call that land “bona vacantia”. Land can also revert to the Crown through escheat – a process that occurs when a freehold in land is extinguished, often due to it being disclaimed during insolvency proceedings.

We have been told of uncertainties about the extent to which the Crown may incur any liability for ownerless land. In many cases, liability is thought to depend on whether the Crown takes possession or performs an act of control. But it is unclear what constitutes an act of control. Consequently, the Crown’s agents can be reluctant to participate even in uncontentious proceedings relating to the land. There are also uncertainties about which interests in land may survive escheat, and whether they will bind a new freehold in the land granted by the Crown.  Where land becomes ownerless, it can impact on neighbours and others who may have an interest in a property. A review of ownerless land could clarify both the Crown’s liability and the survival of interests affecting the land, improving the position for all those affected.

A project might also include a review of the powers of local authorities to carry out necessary works on ownerless land where it is contaminated, or contains dangerous structures.

How can the law best protect individuals entering online marketplaces?

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Transactions between individuals – known as peer to peer sales – have become increasingly common with the growth of online marketplaces such as eBay, Facebook Marketplace, Etsy, Amazon Marketplace and even through Instagram. These are websites or software-based applications on which individuals can buy goods and sell goods. Online marketplaces are popular: Which? estimates that 90% of UK adult consumers have purchased goods on an online marketplace.

Although, in many cases, both the individual buyer and the individual seller in a peer to peer transaction will be acting as “consumers” in the eyes of the law, the Consumer Rights Act 2015 is silent about these types of sales. These transactions are instead governed by other legislation, principally the Sale of Goods Act 1979. That legislation was drafted primarily for business to business transactions in the pre-internet era and provides the consumer buyer with very limited rights.

The law appears to be unclear (for example, as to when an individual will be treated as a “trader” under the Consumer Rights Act 2015) and appears to provide limited protection to a consumer in a peer to peer sale. While the platforms themselves often provide dispute resolution mechanisms, these are not a replacement for appropriate legal rules. We think that there may be a case for the Law Commission to undertake a project in this area. Do you agree? Have you been affected or suffered loss in a transaction on an online marketplace?

Should the strict liability product regime be extended to cover all software and other tech developments?

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We are increasingly relying on technology in our daily lives: from smartphones to MedTech; automated vehicles to 3D printing. Such developments in our homes and in our lives have the potential to provide huge benefits and transform how we live and work. However, there is also a need for robust legislation to support such developments: what happens when defective technology causes injury to an individual or their property?

The Consumer Protection Act 1987 protects consumers against harm caused by defective “products”, but it was not designed to accommodate software and related technological developments such as 3D printing or machines that “learn”. Gaps in this regime may leave injured consumers without adequate protection, and manufacturers and insurers uncertain as to their liabilities. For example, it appears that software will not amount to a “product” unless it is supplied to the consumer in a tangible form (for example, on a USB). A consumer harmed by defective software supplied electronically (for example, online) is unlikely to have a statutory (and therefore strict) product liability claim. Some of those we have spoken to have said that this distinction is arguably unprincipled and unfair to consumers and should be reviewed.

We think that the Law Commission could consider the current statutory product liability regime and make proposals, where necessary, to ensure that consumers are adequately protected in relation to software and related technological developments. We welcome your views as to whether there is a need for review and reform of the law in this area.

How could we improve the coherence of criminal appeal rights and powers?

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We have previously raised the possibility of undertaking a review of the Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)’s (CACD) powers. After speaking again to stakeholders, we continue to believe that a project examining criminal appeals has significant merit.

The primary focus of this project would be a range of potential technical reforms to solve the problems which have been generated by incremental legislative change to the CACD’s powers over decades.

The project would aim to ensure that the powers of the CACD to guarantee public protection are adequate and that the CACD has appropriate powers to deal with offenders in accordance with the will of Parliament. Finally, the project would consider procedural reforms to appeals, which could result in financial savings and improved efficiency.

In addition, there is scope to consider a wider review of the myriad appeal rights spread across legislation outside of the Criminal Appeal Act 1968 and the merits of rationalisation. There is also the potential to explore reforms to the tests governing appeals against conviction and sentence (both by the defendant and by the Attorney General under the unduly lenient sentence scheme), and the legislation governing referrals between the CACD and the Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC), the latter having been recommended by the Westminster Commission into Miscarriages of Justice and supported by the CCRC . Stakeholders have also suggested that this project might usefully extend to consideration of the Crown Court’s exercise of its appellate capacity.

Any project could be focused fundamentally on uncontroversial, technical law reform, or it could extend into more substantive matters. In either case it could generate much needed efficiencies within the criminal courts, which could in turn help to reduce backlog, and produce substantial savings. We welcome views on the value of such reform and the scope of any potential project.

Has the criminal law kept pace with technological change?

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The rapid acceleration of the transition to the remote delivery of justice is discussed elsewhere . Although many of the same issues will arise in the civil and criminal jurisdictions, there will be particular, and particularly acute concerns in the criminal courts which may require separate attention. By way of example, stakeholders argue that the way in which witness evidence is adduced has not kept pace with modern technology and is neither the fairest nor the most effective way of conducting trials. The project could therefore examine whether pre-recorded evidence in chief should be more widely used, including recording of witness statements by police officers using body-worn cameras.

It is important to note that while this project would seek to improve the efficient administration of criminal justice, it would also be informed by the need to ensure that the rights of those involved in hearings, and the rule of law, are properly protected.

We would value consultees’ views on the issues we raise here, and any other issues they are aware of either in how technology is currently deployed in the courts, opportunities that are being missed, and inefficient practice in need of a legislative fix.

Does the law cater for the increasing role electronic evidence plays in criminal investigations and prosecutions?

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The Law Commission has a history of working to address the legal implications of new and emerging technology. Our recently completed project on search warrants noted that electronic evidence and materials are increasingly important in criminal investigations and prosecutions. We made recommendations specifically relating to electronic material and search warrants in that report. The Government is currently considering these recommendations and we expect to hear back from them in due course. We also noted that the laws currently governing the search, production and seizure of electronic material are not fit for purpose.

It is unclear whether law enforcement agencies have the powers necessary to investigate crime and obtain evidence, especially where overseas, and whether adequate safeguards apply to ensure the use of powers is appropriate.

In our view a number of topics merit further examination, which could be done by way of a distinct project. First, the desirability of powers to search electronic devices not contingent on premises, or to search electronic data directly. Second, the operations of sections 19(4) and 20(1) of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984, which permit a constable to require electronic data accessible from premises to be produced. Third, to consider whether further work is required on the regulation of data extraction devices to build on the consensual extraction of data from complainants’, witnesses’ and others’ devices which is currently before Parliament in the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill.

The project would consider how the law governing the acquisition and treatment of electronic material in criminal investigations could be updated and simplified. Whether this is done via recalibration of the existing legal framework or by way of new powers and protections could be explored in detail through engagement with key stakeholders.

How best to enhance clarity and coherence?

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European and UK law have coexisted since 1973, but the process of leaving the EU has required a great deal of EU law to be brought into the UK legal system. Although some modifications have been made to EU law as part of this process, several stakeholders have already told us that more work is needed. Mismatches between retained EU law and domestic law and unnecessary structural complexity in the newly combined provisions could have damaging practical consequences. There are dangers for the accessibility and transparency of the law, plus a risk of business uncertainty and litigation. Mismatches could be the result of longstanding tensions between EU and UK concepts or legal approaches; or they may have been caused by the process of adding a vast amount of material to UK law in a relatively short period.

Now the UK has control of all the relevant legislation, there are opportunities to bring greater coherence to the areas of domestic legislation most affected by leaving the EU. We recognise that individual government departments will already have identified specific high priority areas in need of reform. The Law Commision could consider an overarching project to investigate areas where legislative repair has the potential to bring the greatest benefits, working closely with the Office of Parliamentary Counsel and the Government Legal Department. It may be that such work would identify, thematically, priority areas of the law in need of rationalisation, which in turn would help lay a firm platform for future development of the law. Alternatively there could be specific areas of retained EU law which can already be identified as being in need of reform.

Amazon made $1 billion through secret price raising algorithm -US FTC

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WASHINGTON, Nov 2 (Reuters) - Amazon.com (AMZN.O) used a series of illegal strategies to boost profits at its online retail empire, including an algorithm that pushed up prices U.S. households paid by more than $1 billion, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission detailed in a new court filing on Thursday.

The FTC lawsuit was filed in September but many details were withheld until Thursday when a version of the lawsuit with fewer redactions was made public in U.S. District Court in Seattle.

Amazon, which has 1 billion items in its online superstore, created a "secret algorithm internally code named 'Project Nessie' to identify specific products for which it predicts other online stores will follow Amazon's price increases. ... Amazon used Project Nessie to extract more than a billion dollars directly from Americans' pocketbooks," the FTC said.

Amazon spokesperson Tim Doyle said the FTC "grossly mischaracterizes" the pricing tool and the company stopped using it several years ago.

"Nessie was used to try to stop our price matching from resulting in unusual outcomes where prices became so low that they were unsustainable," Doyle said.

Amazon began testing the pricing algorithm in 2010 to see whether other online retailers tracked its prices and to raise prices for products that were likely to be tracked by competitors, the complaint said.

After outside retailers began matching or increasing their own prices, Amazon would continue to sell the product at an inflated price, the FTC alleged, which resulted in $1 billion in excess profit.

Amazon paused the algorithm during its Prime Day sales events and the holiday shopping season when there was more media and customer attention on the online retailer, the FTC said.

"After the public's focus turned elsewhere, Amazon turned Project Nessie back on and ran it more widely to make up for the pause," the lawsuit said.

Amazon in April 2018 used it to set prices for more than 8 million items purchased by customers that collectively cost almost $194 million, the complaint said, before pausing it in 2019.

Amazon retail executive Doug Herrington in January 2022 asked about using “old friend Nessie, perhaps with some new targeting logic" to boost profits for Amazon’s retail arm, the complaint said.

The FTC called Nessie's algorithm an "unfair method of competition" because it manipulates other online stores into raising prices, allowing Amazon to do the same.

The FTC complaint also accuses Amazon of seeking to hide information about operations from antitrust enforcers by using the Signal messaging app's disappearing message feature and said the company destroyed communications from June 2019 to early 2022.


Amazon also required sellers under the company's Prime feature to use its logistics and delivery services even though many would prefer to use a cheaper service or one that would also service customers from other platforms where they sell, the FTC said.

The FTC alleged that an unnamed Amazon executive who headed global fulfillment had what he called an "oh crap" moment when he realized that letting sellers be on Prime without using Fulfillment by Amazon was "fundamentally weakening (Amazon’s) competitive advantage" by encouraging sellers "to run their own warehouses."

Amazon average fees for sellers who used its fulfillment services increased from 27% in 2014 to 39.5% in 2018, the FTC said.


In the complaint, the FTC noted that Amazon does not allow other big online stores such as Walmart.com to sell on its platform. When asked why Amazon treats Walmart.com differently than smaller sellers, Mr. Bezos testified, "It’s just different because of the scale and (be)cause of the competitive situation and so on."

In a section of the lawsuit which remains heavily redacted, Amazon allegedly deterred Walmart in 2017 from offering discounts to online shoppers who picked up their purchases from Walmart stores. Walmart declined comment for this story.

The complaint cites one Amazon seller who adopted a policy of making "absolutely sure that our products are not priced lower on Walmart than they are on Amazon" because of pressure from Amazon.

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Te Aka Matua o te Ture | Law Commission has published a Study Paper: He Poutama (NZLC SP24), which completes the tikanga Māori project led by Hon Justice Christian Whata. The Study Paper reviews tikanga in Aotearoa New Zealand law and...

Hapori whānui me te tangata mōrea nui: he arotake o te mauhere ārai hē me ngā ōta nō muri whakawhiu | Public safety and serious offenders: a review of preventive detention and post-sentence orders

Te Aka Matua o te Ture | Law Commission has published an Issues Paper identifying issues with the law governing preventive detention, extended supervision orders (ESOs) and public protection orders (PPOs). The Issues Paper concludes with...

Te Arotake Tuatoru i te Evidence Act 2006 | The Third Review of the Evidence Act 2006

Te Aka Matua o te Ture | Law Commission has published an Issues Paper in its Third Review of the Evidence Act 2006. 

The purpose of the Issues Paper is to seek feedback on how the Evidence Act 2006 is operating in practice. It...

IP49 He Arotake i te Ture mō ngā Huarahi Whakatau a ngā Pakeke | Review of Adult Decision-Making Capacity Law: Preliminary Issues Paper

Te Aka Matua o te Ture | Law Commission has published a Preliminary Issues Paper in its review of adult decision-making capacity law.

A key focus of the Preliminary Issues Paper is to learn about people’s lived experiences of the law and...

The Legal Framework for Emergencies in Aotearoa New Zealand

This Study Paper was written for the Commission by Professor Janet McLean KC. It provides a wide-ranging review of the legal framework for emergencies. It is written in three parts addressing changes to Aotearoa New Zealand’s background...

Ko ngā Hunga Take Whaipānga me ngā Pūtea Tautiringa | Class Actions and Litigation Funding

On 27 May 2022 Te Aka Matua o te Ture | Law Commission completed its review of class actions and litigation funding and submitted its report to the Minister Responsible for the Law Commission. The report was presented to Parliament on 27 June...

Te Kōpū Whāngai: He Arotake | Review of Surrogacy

On 29 April 2022 Te Aka Matua o te Ture | Law Commission completed its review of surrogacy law and submitted its Report to the Minister Responsible for the Commission. The Report was presented to Parliament on 27 May 2022.

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He arotake i te āheinga ki ngā rawa a te tangata ka mate ana | Review of succession law: rights to a person’s property on death

On 17 November 2021 Te Aka Matua o te Ture | Law Commission completed its review of succession law and submitted its Report to the Minister Responsible for the Commission. The Report was presented to Parliament on 15 December 2021.

Class Actions and Litigation Funding: Supplementary Issues Paper

Te Aka Matua o te Ture | Law Commission has published a Supplementary Issues Paper on class actions and litigation funding.

After considering the submissions we received on our 2020 Issues Paper we have confirmed our view that Aotearoa New...

Te Aka Matua o te Ture | Law Commission has published an Issues Paper and is seeking feedback on options to change how surrogacy is regulated in Aotearoa New Zealand.

The Issues Paper identifies problems with the current law and presents...

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Posted: November 8, 2023 | Last updated: November 9, 2023

BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) — Lieutenant Jason Redden of Raleigh County Sheriff’s Department said he will seek nearly $70,000 in grant monies through the U.S. Department of Justice’s Project Safe Neighborhoods, a federal program which aims to reduce violent crime, including gun crime, following the regular meeting of Raleigh County Commission on Tuesday, November 7, 2023. Commissioners approved his request to apply for the grant.

Redden said the money will used to buy mobile cameras, for law enforcement officers to set up at various points around Raleigh County.

“It’s basically a tool to help us combat the gun crime, or any other violent crime, or any crime for that matter, and it gives us more eyes out on the street because, as you all know, it’s hard to hire people. It’s hard to find law enforcement officers,” Lt. Redden said on Tuesday.

The cities of Beckley and Bluefield already employ the use of cameras for law enforcement purposes.

Lt. Redden said the cameras will not be monitored daily but will be used to help pick out vehicles and suspects after a crime has been committed.

“We can query the camera system and see if it has a male subject wearing an orange jacket and blue jeans, and it will give us any images of male subjects wearing an orange jacket and blue jeans,” Lt. Redden offered, to illustrate. “And we can research that, see if we can identify them, see if either they were a suspect, or, they weren’t.”

Raleigh County Sheriff Jim Canaday said the use of cameras in police work, and other walks of American life, is commonplace.

“The public expects things like body cameras, those things have become more common,” Sheriff Canaday said on Wednesday, November 8, 2023. “We have cell phones. We basically have portable cameras on us all the time and for investigative purposes, they’re very beneficial.”

The sheriff said law enforcement agencies are sensitive to private citizens’ concerns for privacy and take steps to protect it. He added that law enforcement officers are not using the cameras to nab speeders or to “catch” people in compromising situations.

He acknowledged that data captured on law enforcement surveillance cameras is available for the public and journalists to request recordings under the federal Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), which could raise questions about who has access to the surveillance.

Sheriff Canaday pointed out that attorneys choose whether or not to honor a FOIA request.

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STUART — For almost six months, the City Commission has analyzed local development codes, focusing on multifamily housing and putting certain projects on pause. Now it's poised to set the course for how residential development unfolds here.

On Monday the commission is slated to discuss whether it will amend a code that allows living units of a certain square footage to be counted as half or three-quarters of a unit. The discussion — of what's referred to as "fractional units" — comes months after the commission approved a development pause, or zoning in progress, to address the code that applies mostly to downtown.

Officials also reviewed a code that allows projects of up to 30 units per acre, with commission approval, but left that code unchanged after three months of review.

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"You're going to grow, but you want to do it responsibly," said City Commissioner Christopher Collins, who initiated the process of analyzing development codes.

The process, spurred by a surge in multifamily projects and concerns of residents who feared the erosion of Stuart's small-town feel, signifies a milestone in how the city will regulate development and redevelopment of its limited available land.

Moreover, commissioners and community members have been split on how to tweak development codes and evaluate multifamily projects.

Sailfish Cay, the first multifamily project to come before the commission since the development pause began in October, was approved in March in a 3-2 vote, with Collins and Commissioner Becky Bruner dissenting. The project is slated to bring 60 townhomes to Southeast Central Parkway.

On the issue of calculating fractional units in the downtown area, the city planning board also was split on what to recommend to the City Commission. By a 3-2 vote, the board at its March 15 meeting recommended making two changes when calculating fractional units:

  • Decreasing the maximum square footage of a half-unit from 900 square feet to 500 square feet
  • Decreasing the maximum footage of a three-quarters unit from 1,100 square feet to 700 square feet

Affordable housing and home rule

Fractional units were added to the city’s development code in January 2020 “in order to promote the efficient use of land to provide an affordable house stock,” records show.

Since then, the Sailfish Cove project near Stuart Boathouse has been one of two projects to utilize this code, according to city spokesperson Misti Guertin. It is to consist of 30 condominiums — four of which qualified as fractional units — in addition to 5,768 square feet of office and shopping space.

Another project with fractional units, the Elizabeth, was approved across the street from the Martin County Courthouse and is to have 52 apartments and 5,855 square feet of office and commercial space.

Although the code was created with the intent of facilitating affordable housing, not all members of the city planning board are convinced that result will be achieved.

“I don’t think there should be any fractional units,” said board member James “Mac” Stuckey at the March 15 meeting. “We've got a mess in this town with traffic, and this is only going to make it worse. And really what you’re going to do is instead of building affordable housing, you’re going to be building tomorrow’s slums."

In contrast, board member Donald Cuozzo argued fractional units were an asset to the city, and the resistance to creating affordable housing locally has resulted in state overreach, pointing to Senate Bill 102, or the Live Local Act.

“This attitude is why the legislators are creating these bills. Because we aren’t accepting our responsibilities in towns to accept the growth that’s coming,” Cuozzo said.

The Live Local Act is meant to create affordable housing across the state, but has drawn pushback from Martin County and Stuart officials, who argue it will compromise home rule, or the ability of local governments to govern their municipalities through local policy decisions. The bill could preempt the development process for zoning, density and building heights to certain extents.

For example, the mixed-use Costco development on South Kanner Highway — with a Costco Wholesale Corp. store, an 18-pump gas station, 378 apartments and stores and restaurant space — could have been approved at a maximum density of 30 units per acre, or almost 1,500 units total on the 49-acre property, without a public hearing if it met the state’s requirements for affordable housing, according to City Attorney Mike Mortell.

For Commissioner Collins, the potential change of the city’s development codes can no longer be discussed without looking at the impacts of the Live Local Act, he told TCPalm. He fears the fractional units could be capitalized on to create an even higher density through the legislation.

Although he considered the reduction of square footage “a step in the right direction,” the ideal scenario would be to do away with fractional units, Collins said.

“We should be looking at what’s coming our way and trying to mitigate that damage,” he said of the legislation. “There’s not a ton of vacant land in the city, but there is in the county. And it’s going to impact the city seriously.”

For Joe Flanagan, a local resident of 35 years and former member of Martin County’s planning board, the opportunity to create a local formula for affordable housing here without government subsidies has come and gone, as the city is almost built out.

“I just don’t think we looked far enough ahead," Flanagan said. "I think we’re playing checkers and (developers) are playing chess.”

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Election 2023 results: Democrats pick up wins on Ohio abortion ballot measure, Kentucky governor's race and Virginia Legislature

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Updated on: November 8, 2023 / 10:04 AM EST / CBS News

Democrats scored victories in several states in Tuesday's off-year election:  Ohio voters will enshrine abortion access in the state's Constitution and Democratic incumbent Gov. Andy Beshear won his reelection  in Kentucky, CBS News projects — two big victories for Democrats as President Biden faces daunting polls regarding his reelection prospects in 2024. 

Democrats also took control of Virginia's House of Delegates and retained their hold on the majority in the state Senate, according to The Associated Press. 

As of 11:30 p.m. ET with 92% of the ballots counted, "yes" votes for the Ohio abortion access ballot measure led the "no" votes by more than 400,000. Beshear, meanwhile, held a lead of about 66,000 votes over Republican Attorney General Daniel Cameron, with 91% of the votes counted. 

In Virginia, The AP reported Democrats would continue to control the state Senate and had flipped the House of Delegates. Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin, a Republican, had fought to hold the GOP majority in the House of Delegates and hoped to flip the state Senate away from Democrats. His PAC had raised millions in the weeks preceding the election to help boost state Republicans. 

The Democratic majority in the legislature will prevent Youngkin from enacting much of his conservative agenda.

In Mississippi, CBS News projects Gov. Tate Reeves wins reelection, delivering a win for Republicans. 

CBS News projects Mississippi's GOP Gov. Tate Reeves wins reelection

CBS News projects Republican Tate Reeves wins reelection as Mississippi governor, defeating Democratic challenger, Brandon Presley.

Reeves will serve a second term in office with his victory, which extends Republicans' two decades of control of Mississippi's governorship.  

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Salaam was one of five teenagers who were accused of brutally raping and beating a White woman, Trisha Meili, in Central Park in 1989. Meili, then 28, was found by passersby battered and unconscious, and was so beaten that investigators couldn't immediately identify her. She remained in a coma for 12 days before waking up with brain damage and little memory of the attack.

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And while both men and women backed "yes", women voted "yes" in larger numbers, particularly women under 30 - more than eight in 10 of them voted "yes" on issue 1.

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— Jennifer De Pinto and Fred Backus

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CBS News projects Ohio Issue 1 will pass

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CBS News projects Democrat Andy Beshear wins reelection as governor of Kentucky, defeating his Republican challenger, Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron.

Beshear continued to extend his lead over Cameron with 83% of the vote in, winning nearly 53% of the vote to Cameron's 47%.

In his victory speech, Beshear said, "Tonight, Kentucky made a choice, a choice not to move to the right or to the left, but to move forward for every single family, a choice to reject team R or team D, and to state clearly that we are one team Kentucky."

CBS News projects Democrat Andy Beshear wins reelection as governor of Kentucky, defeating his Republican challenger, Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron. https://t.co/UsUduHbIyk pic.twitter.com/aW8eVW9ZvL — CBS News (@CBSNews) November 8, 2023
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CBS News estimates Kentucky governor's race is likely Democratic

CBS News estimates the race for Kentucky governor is now likely in favor of Democratic incumbent Gov. Andy Beshear.

Besehear is facing Republican Daniel Cameron, the current attorney general who had the backing of both former President Donald Trump and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. With 75% of the vote in, Beshear is leading Cameron by more than 48,000 votes.

CBS News estimates the race for Kentucky governor is now LIKELY in favor of Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear. https://t.co/UsUduHbIyk pic.twitter.com/MWCcB0cOHx — CBS News (@CBSNews) November 8, 2023
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Democrat Gabriel Amo wins Rhode Island's First Congressional District special election, CBS News projects

CBS News projects that Democrat Gabriel Amo wins the special election to represent Rhode Island's First Congressional District, defeating Republican opponent Gerry Leonard. Amo makes history with his win, as he is the first person of color elected to represent Rhode Island in Congress.

The special election was held to fill the seat left vacant after Democratic Rep. David Cicilline resigned earlier this year . 

Amo, a former White House aide, defeated a slew of candidates, including several current members of the state legislature, running in the Democratic primary in September to move on to the general election. He was endorsed by former Democratic Rep. Patrick Kennedy, who held the seat from 1995 to 2011.

Amo pledged that if elected to Congress, he would work to ban assault-style weapons and fight for universal background checks. He also supports efforts to codify the right to abortion into federal law.

— Melissa Quinn and Jake Miller  

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Democrat Cherelle Parker projected the winner of Philadelphia mayor's race

 CBS News projects Democrat Cherelle Parker wins the race for mayor of Philadelphia, defeating Republican opponent David Oh.

With her win, Parker will become the first woman to serve as Philadelphia's mayor. A former state legislator and member of the city council, Parker received endorsements from President Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. She will become the city's 100th mayor when she takes office in January.

Cherelle Parker In Philadelphia - May 22, 2023

— Melissa Quinn and Jake Miller 

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Election security update: Still no sign of "deliberate, nefarious activities," says CISA

"We continue to see no deliberate nefarious activities that should cause anyone to question the security, integrity or resilience of the election," a senior cyber security official at CISA told reporters. "We understand that in one state, in one county, officials are working through an issue relevant to two races," the official added. Officials declined to offer more details on this last point. 

But they did acknowledge they're aware of minor issues at state board election sites in Kentucky and Mississippi, as well as reports of a couple of voting machine issues in North Carolina.  

"What we've seen today is pretty routine activity," the official noted, before referring reporters to states for specific details and additional context. "We're not seeing any indication there's any deliberate, nefarious cyber activity today," the official emphasized. 

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Kentucky governor's race leans in favor of incumbent Beshear, CBS News estimates

CBS News estimates the race for Kentucky governor now leans in favor of Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear.

Beshear, who is seeking a second term in office, is facing off against Republican Daniel Cameron, Kentucky's attorney general. With 53% of the vote in, Beshear leads Cameron by more than 43,000 votes.

CBS News estimates the race for Kentucky governor now leans in favor of Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear. https://t.co/UsUduHbIyk pic.twitter.com/c55DiwIGue — CBS News (@CBSNews) November 8, 2023
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Polls have closed in Mississippi, where voters are choosing their governor

Republican Gov. Tate Reeves is running for reelection against moderate Democrat Brandon Presley, a second cousin of Elvis Presley. 

The winner must get 50% of the vote to avoid a runoff. 

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CBS News estimates Ohio Issue 1 as lean yes, Issue 2 as lean yes

 Issue 1: Right to abortion

CBS News currently estimates Ohio Issue 1 as lean "yes."

A win for "yes" would enshrine abortion rights in Ohio's state constitution. 

The "yes" vote on Issue 1 in Ohio is benefiting from an electorate that currently looks more Democratic than it did in 2020 and 2022, according to exit polls. Republicans still have an edge in party affiliation but it's narrower than it was in last year's midterms. 

Democrats are overwhelmingly backing "yes" — about nine in 10 are. Most Republicans are voting "no" but about one in five of them are backing "yes" right now.

Overall, majorities of both men (54%) and women (61%) are voting "yes" but women are doing so in greater numbers, particularly younger women and single women.

Issue 2: Legalize Marijuana

CBS News currently estimates Ohio Issue 2 as lean "yes." 

A win for "yes" would legalize adult marijuana use in Ohio. 

Right now, exit polls show the "yes" side boosted by huge support among voters under 30. 

Almost nearly nine in 10 of them are backing "yes" right now. 

Exit poll results may change as CBS News obtains more data.

This CBS News Ohio exit poll includes in-person interviews with Election Day voters and interviews by phone, email and text-to-web invitations that measured the views of absentee/by mail voters and early voters. The surveys were conducted by Edison Research on behalf of the National Election Pool.

—  Jennifer De Pinto and Fred Backus

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Ohio Issue 1 leaning yes, CBS News estimates

As polls closed in Ohio at 7:30 p.m. ET, CBS News estimates that Issue 1, the ballot measure to amend the state constitution and establish a right to abortion, is leaning yes.

A majority "yes" vote — 50% plus one vote — is needed for the ballot measure to pass.

Jake Miller contributed to this post.

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Kentucky governor's race a toss-up, CBS News estimates

At polls closing in Kentucky, CBS News estimates the race for Kentucky governor is a toss-up.

Kentucky's incumbent Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear is hoping to fend off a challenge from Attorney General Daniel Cameron. An Emerson College poll last week had the race in a dead heat. 

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Polls have closed in Virginia and Kentucky

Polls have now closed in Virginia, where control of the state Legislature is on the ballot, and in Kentucky, where voters cast their ballots in the governor's race.

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What to know about Issue 1 in Ohio, the abortion access ballot measure

Ohio voters are weighing in on a ballot measure to establish a constitutional right to abortion in what will be an early test of whether Democrats can successfully use the issue to mobilize voters in next year's elections.

Issue 1 is the only abortion-related proposal that is directly before voters this year. But following the Supreme Court's decision overturning Roe v. Wade roughly 17 months ago, Ohio is one of several states where abortion rights supporters are looking to citizen-driven ballot initiatives to expand reproductive rights after stringent restrictions were allowed to take effect.

If voters approve Issue 1 and agree to amend the state constitution to enshrine abortion rights, it would extend the winning streak by pro-abortion rights groups after they saw success in all six states where abortion-related measures were on ballots last year. 

Read more here .

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New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu weighs in on Republican primary stakes

New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu discusses the challenges facing Republican candidates in the upcoming primaries, and says he'll make a 2024 endorsement by the end of the year, in an interview with CBS News chief election and campaign correspondent Robert Costa. 

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Early exit polls show an Ohio electorate unhappy about the overturn of Roe v. Wade

It's Election Day in Ohio and the issue of abortion is directly on the ballot.

More than a year after the Dobbs decision, early exit polls show an Ohio electorate that is dissatisfied about the overturn of Roe v. Wade, including almost four in 10 who are angry about it.

Women, Democrats, younger voters are particularly unhappy with Roe's overturn.

Not everyone holds this view. Republicans, conservatives and white evangelical voters casting ballots in this election are mostly satisfied with the Supreme Court decision that overturned Roe.

These early exit poll results indicate that most Ohioans voting in this election feel that abortion should be legal in all or most cases — about six in 10 do — this is similar to what we've seen among adults nationwide in recent CBS News polling.

On the issue of abortion, slightly more voters here trust the Democratic Party over the Republican Party.

It's not only the issue of abortion that's on the minds of Ohio voters, but the economy and finances too.

More Ohio voters say their finances are worse, not better, compared to what they were three years ago and related to that — it's the Republican Party who is trusted more than the Democratic Party by Ohio voters to handle the economy — particularly among those who say their finances are worse.

President Biden lost the state of Ohio in 2020 by eight points, and today, most Ohio voters disapprove of the job he is doing as president.

We are one year out from the 2024 election, with Mr. Biden running for reelection and former President Donald Trump leading the GOP field for the Republican nomination.

There is a sizable portion of the Ohio electorate who aren't that excited about the prospect of either Trump or Mr. Biden running for president: four in 10 Ohio voters don't think either of these candidates should be running for president.

Exit poll results may change as CBS News gets more data.

— Jennifer De Pinto and Fred Backus 

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CBS News poll finds widespread concerns among Americans about reproductive care access

More women think access to reproductive care is getting harder, not easier, in the wake of the overturning of Roe v. Wade — and more than half of women say that being pregnant in the U.S. today is becoming more dangerous from a health-care perspective. Few think it is becoming safer.

But given the choice, abortion opponents would take this tradeoff: living in a state with fewer women's health doctors or maternity centers, if that meant also more restrictions on abortion, too. 

See CBS News' latest poll on abortion here . 

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Kentucky governor's race: Gov. Andy Beshear v. state AG Daniel Cameron

Incumbent Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear is trying to defend his seat in Republican-leaning Kentucky against GOP challenger, Attorney General Daniel Cameron .

As recently as mid-October, Beshear was leading by 16 points, but an Emerson College poll from last week had the race in a dead heat, with both candidates at 47% and 4% undecided. One of the more troubling signs for Beshear was that in October, 54% of former President Donald Trump's supporters planned on supporting Cameron, but that number shot up to 79% last week — a 22% increase. Trump won the state by 26 points in 2020, making his voters essential to Beshear's reelection hopes. 

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Mississippi governor's race: Gov. Tate Reeves v. Brandon Presley

Democrat Brandon Presley, Elvis Presley's second cousin, is trying to oust Republican Gov. Tate Reeves, and he may have a shot in the deep-red state. Mississippi hasn't had a Democratic governor in two decades, but the 46-year-old Presley, a moderate, is trying to change that. He campaigned on expanding Medicaid and on supporting the state's sweeping abortion ban. 

Reeves has been dogged by scandal. At least $77 million in federal funds intended for Mississippi's poor were allegedly misspent or given to well-connected Mississippians from 2017-2020, when Reeves was lieutenant governor, according to the state auditor's office . Reeves denies any wrongdoing. 

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CISA says it's not seeing any signs of "nefarious activity" related to elections

Things are looking "routine and standard" on Election Day, a senior official from the nation's cyber security agency CISA said Tuesday.

"We continue to see no specific or critical threat to disrupt election infrastructure or Election Day operations," the official said Tuesday, reports Nicole Sganga. As voters go to the polls, the official also said the agency is "not seeing anything at this time that indicates any type of nefarious activity," though "Mother nature or human error" may cause some disruptions across the states voting on Tuesday. 

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وزيرا العدل الروسي والسعودي يوقعان في موسكو مذكرة حول التعاون (صور)

تاريخ النشر: 13.10.2021 | 06:43 GMT |

آخر تحديث: 13.10.2021 | 11:58 GMT | أخبار العالم العربي

قالت وزارة العدل الروسية، إن وزير العدل الروسي قسطنطين تشويتشينكو، وقع مع نظيره السعودي وليد بن محمد بن صالح الصمعاني، على مذكرة حول التعاون بين الوزارتين.

وذكرت الوزارة، في بيانها، أن الوزير الروسي شدد خلال اللقاء مع نظيره السعودي في موسكو، على الأهمية الخاصة للتعاون بين الدولتين، في مجال رقمنة الخدمات الحكومية للهيئات القضائية ومؤسسات وزارة العدل.

وزير العدل الدكتور وليد الصمعاني خلال زيارته الرسمية إلى جمهورية روسيا الاتحادية، يوقع اليوم مذكرة تفاهم للتعاون المشترك مع نظيره الروسي قسطنطين تشويتشنكو في المجال العدلي والقضائي. pic.twitter.com/YHB0YJ4gZf — صحيفة سبق الإلكترونية (@sabqorg) October 12, 2021

وقال تشويتشينكو: "مثل برنامج رؤية السعودية 2030 في المملكة، ينص البرنامج الوطني للاقتصاد الرقمي في روسيا الاتحادية على رقمنة الخدمات العامة، لجعلها في متناولة أكثر للمواطنين".

موسكو والرياض تبحثان العلاقات الثنائية وتنسيق المواقف تجاه قضايا المنطقة

وأكد الوزيران خلال اللقاء، على ضرورة صياغة آليات قانونية جديدة لحماية حقوق المواطنين وأمن الدولة، لذلك سيركز الجانبان الاهتمام على التعاون في مجال التنظيم القانوني لأمن المعلومات.

واقترح وزير العدل الروسي، البدء في إعداد برنامج تعاون بين السلطات القضائية في المملكة وروسيا، لعام 2022-2023 ، والذي سيكون الخطوة الأولى في تنفيذ أحكام المذكرة.

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الجيش الإسرائيلي يقع في خطأ مطبعي ويعلن تعليق عملياته البرية في غزة

حذف الجيش الإسرائيلي خبرا نشره عبر موقعه الإلكتروني أعلن فيه توقف العمليات البرية في قطاع غزة، مستبدلا إياه بخبر آخر حول تواصل العمليات في القطاع.

"وول ستريت جورنال": السيسي يرفض مقترحا أمريكيا يتعلق بقطاع غزة

أفادت صحيفة "وول ستريت جورنال" نقلا عن مسؤولين مصريين بأن الرئيس المصري عبد الفتاح السيسي رفض خلال لقائه مدير وكالة المخابرات المركزية وليام بيرنز، مقترح مراقبة الأمن في قطاع غزة.

ثمنها يصل إلى 30 مليون دولار.. البنتاغون يعترف بإسقاط الحوثيين لمسيرة أمريكية

اعترف البنتاغون بأن الحوثيين أسقطوا طائرة أمريكية مسيرة من طراز MQ-9 Reaper قبالة سواحل اليمن تقدر قيمتها بحوالي 30 مليون دولار.

إنها تشبه حاملة طائرات.. روبرت كينيدي جونيور يتنبأ بمستقبل بلاده حال اختفاء اسرائيل (فيديو)

قال المرشح الرئاسي الأمريكي روبرت كينيدي جونيور، إنه إذا اختفت إسرائيل، فإن روسيا والصين ودول البريكس ستسيطر على 90% من النفط في العالم، وسيكون ذلك كارثيا على أمن أمريكا.

لماذا رفض السيسي توجه الجيش المصري وقوات عربية لغزة؟

تحدث الخبير العسكري المصري اللواء محمد عبد الواحد، عن سبب رفض السيسي لبعض المقترحات الأمريكية التي نقلها مدير وكالة الاستخبارات المركزية لمصر.

إعلام إسرائيلي: مخطط دولي لتحويل سواحل شمال سيناء لبديل عن مستشفيات غزة

كشفت وسائل إعلام إسرائيلية عن مخطط دولي لتحويل سواحل شمال شبه جزيرة سيناء في مصر لمنطقة صحية بديلا عن مستشفيات قطاع غزة، بناء على طلب من إسرائيل.

"أردت أن أتأكد من أننا لن نموت وحدنا".. العالم على بعد خطوة "من الجحيم النووي"!

كان العالم في 9 نوفمبر عام 1979 على بعد خطوة من "الجحيم النووي"، انعكس ذلك في مذكرات مستشار الأمن القومي زبيغنيو بريجنسكي في قوله: "أردت أن أتأكد من أننا لن نموت وحدنا".

مراسلتنا: انفجار قوي في مدينة إيلات دون انطلاق صافرات الإنذار (صور + فيديو)

أفادت مراسلتنا بسماع دوي انفجار عنيف في مدينة إيلات، دون انطلاق صافرات الإنذار.

الحرب الإسرائيلية في غزة "قد تكون الأولى الخاسرة"!

مع دخول الحرب الإسرائيلية على غزة شهرها الثاني ردا على هجوم 7 أكتوبر، يحذر خبراء أمريكيون إسرائيل من وجود احتمال كبير في أن تكون هذه الحرب، "الأولى" الخاسرة.

"مصر تقلق واشنطن وتحذر إسرائيل".. برلماني يكشف عن رسائل السيسي لمدير المخابرات الأمريكية

قال البرلماني المصري مصطفى بكري إن واشنطن قلقة من مواقف مصر التي أبلغها الرئيس المصري عبد الفتاح السيسي لمدير المخابرات المركزية الأمريكية ويليام بيرنز.

خبير إسرائيلي يحذر نتنياهو من تحركات مصر والسيسي

حذر المحلل السياسي الإسرائيلي المعروف تسيبي برائيل حكومة بلاده وعلى رأسها رئيس الوزراء بنيامين نتانياهو من نفاد صبر مصر بسبب عدم دخول المساعدات الإنسانية لقطاع غزة.

الجيش الإسرائيلي: تفجير إيلات ناتج عن هجوم بطائرة مسيرة (فيديوهات)

أعلن الجيش الإسرائيلي قبل قليل أن الهجوم الذي استهدف مدينة إيلات ناتج عن طائرة بدون طيار على البحر الاحمر جنوب إسرائيل.

هاكرز يخترقون أشهر خدمة مالية في مصر

تعرض تطبيق فوري للخدمات المالية عبر الإنترنت لتوقف تام قبل قليل، وتعطل الخدمات التي يقدمها لأكثر من 300 ألف تاجر يعتمدون التطبيق. 

  • إسرائيل تتعرض لهجمات متتالية من اليمن بضربات صاروخية وطائرات مسيرة على إيلات والجنوب..(فيديوهات)

أفادت مراسلتنا مساء اليوم الخميس بأن صافرات الإنذار دوت في إيلات، وذلك بعد ساعات قليلة من إصابة طائرة مسيرة لمبنى في المدينة.

مصر.. غلق حساب الفنان بيومي فؤاد على "فيسبوك"

فوجئ رواد مواقع التواصل الاجتماعي، منذ قليل، بغلق حساب الفنان بيومي فؤاد الرسمي على "فيسبوك".

الحرب على غزة في يومها الـ34.. استمرار المعارك في عدة محاور وغارات إسرائيلية لا تتوقف

دخلت الحرب على غزة شهرها الثاني حيث تواصل إسرائيل قصف قطاع غزة، وتستمر الفصائل الفلسطينية باستهداف القوات الإسرائيلية المتوغلة في القطاع.

مصر.. أول تعليق من طنطاوي بعد محاكمته

علق المرشح السابق لرئاسة مصر أحمد طنطاوي عقب قرار المحكمة تأجيل أولى جلسات محاكمته و22 متهما بتزوير التوكيلات الرئاسية لصالح المتهم الأول، إلى جلسة 28 نوفمبر الجاري.

هيئة البث الإسرائيلية: تم تقريبا التوصل إلى هدنة ووقف إطلاق نار لمدة 3 أيام في قطاع غزة

قالت هيئة البث الإسرائيلية مساء يوم الأربعاء إنه تم تقريبا التوصل إلى هدنة ووقف إطلاق نار لمدة ثلاثة أيام.

السيسي يصدر قرارا حول رجل أعمال وقف إلى جانب الجيش المصري في مكافحة الإرهاب

تصدر اسم رجل الأعمال المصري إبراهيم العرجاني مواقع التواصل الاجتماعي، بعد صدور قرار جمهوري بتعيينه عضوا بالجهاز الوطني لتنمية سيناء.

وكيل أمن الدولة المصري السابق يتحدث عن "مخطط شيطاني" إسرائيلي أمريكي

تحدث وكيل جهاز مباحث أمن الدولة السابق اللواء خيرت شكري، عن فكرة التعايش بين العرب وإسرائيل في ظل الحلم الإسرائيلي الذي تسعى إليه تل أبيب وإنشاء دولة من "النيل للفرات".

الجيش الإسرائيلي ينشر فيديو لحظة انفجار قوي إثر استهداف الطيران أحد مستودعات "حزب الله"

أعلن الجيش الإسرائيلي قصف الطيران الحربي الإسرائيلي لمواقع تضم بنى تحتية تتبه لجماعة "حزب الله" في لبنان، ردا على استهداف مواقع إسرائيلية.

  • وزير الدفاع الإسرائيلي ردا على إعلان البيت الأبيض حول هدنة الـ4 ساعات اليومية: لن نوقف إطلاق النار

قال وزير الدفاع الإسرائيلي يواف غالانت ردا على إعلان البيت الأبيض حول هدنة الـ4 ساعات اليومية أن إسرائيل لن نوقف إطلاق النار في قطاع غزة.

لاجئة من كردستان العراق تتولى منصب سفيرة الولايات المتحدة في مصر

أدت هيرو مصطفى جارج، اليمين سفيرة للولايات المتحدة لدى مصر أمس الأربعاء، لتكون أول لاجئة من كردستان العراق تتولى مثل هذا المنصب.

آخر تطورات العملية العسكرية الروسية في أوكرانيا /09.11.2023/

تستمر العملية العسكرية الروسية في أوكرانيا، حيث يحبط الجيش الروسي محاولات قوات كييف المستميتة لاختراق دفاعاته على مختلف الجبهات، ويكبدها خسائر فادحة بالعتاد والأرواح.

مسؤولة أمريكية تشير إلى "الجهة المناسبة" لإدارة غزة بعد انتهاء الحرب

قالت مساعدة وزير الخارجية الأمريكي لشؤون الشرق الأدنى باربرا ليف، إن السلطة الفلسطينية هي الجهة المناسبة لإدارة قطاع غزة بعد انتهاء الحرب.

الحوثيون: أطلقنا صواريخ بالستية نحو أهداف عسكرية بإيلات وجنوب الأراضي المحتلة والعملية حققت أهدافها

أعلنت القوات المسلحة اليمنية التابعة جماعة "أنصار الله" الحوثية مساء اليوم الخميس إطلاق دفعات من الصواريخ البالستية نحو إيلات الإسرائيلية.

مصر.. تصريحات غاضبة بعد القبض على الطنطاوي

أعلنت بعض الشخصيات العامة في مصر عن غضبها من القبض على المرشح الرئاسي المحتمل سابقا أحمد الطنطاوي وأعضاء حملته وإحالتهم للمحاكمة الجنائية.

أبو حمزة الناطق باسم "سرايا القدس" يعلن استعداد "الجهاد الإسلامي" للإفراج عن مسنة وفتى اسرائيليين

أعلن "أبو حمزة"، الناطق باسم "سرايا القدس"، الذراع العسكري لحركة "الجهاد الإسلامي" في فلسطين، استعدادهم للإفراج عن مسنة وفتى اسرائيليين.

تحذير في مصر من "النازيين الجدد" في أمريكا وأوروبا

حذر نقيب الصحفيين في مصر خالد البلشي من "النازيين الجدد" الذين يحكمون العالم حاليا في أمريكا والدول الأوروبية، ولاسيما في ظل الكوارث التي تحدث في غزة وفلسطين.

القسام تعلن مقتل أسيرة مجندة عمرها 19 عاما وإصابة جندي أسير بقصف إسرائيلي على قطاع غزة

أعلنت كتائب القسام عن مقتل الأسيرة المجندة فاؤول أزاي مارك أسياني، 19 عاما، وإصابة جندي أسير إصابة متوسطة في قصف إسرائيلي استهدف قطاع غزة اليوم الخميس.

مزايا المسيرة الأمريكية MQ-9 Reaper التي أسقطها الحوثيون

أسقط الحوثيون طائرة أمريكية مسيرة من طراز MQ-9 Reaper قبالة سواحل اليمن تقدر قيمتها بحوالي 30 مليون دولار.

مصر ترفض منح الجنسية لمواطنين فلسطينيين.. ومسؤول أمني سابق يكشف لـRT السبب

رفضت الحكومة المصرية منح الجنسية لفلسطينيين اثنين ممن تقدموا بطلب الحصول على الجنسية المصرية اكتسابا من عائلاتهم.

مصر.. الدولار يرتفع بشكل كبير في السوق الموازية

ارتفع سعر الدولار مقابل الجنيه المصري 5 جنيهات على الأقل، ليتجاوز سعره 47 جنيها بحسب موقع "مصراوي"، و48 جنيها بحسب موقع "الصرف اليوم".

بالفيديو.. لحظة تفجير عبوة شديدة الانفجار استهدفت آلية عسكرية إسرائيلية في مخيم جنين

أظهر فيديو نشره ناشطون فلسطينيون لحظة تفجير عبوة ناسفة شديدة الانفجار بآلية عسكرية إسرائيلية في مخيم جنين اليوم الخميس.

أبو عبيدة يتوعد إسرائيل بمرحلة قادمة من الغضب والمقاومة في غزة والضفة والقدس وفي كل الجبهات (فيديو)

توعد أبو عبيدة الناطق العسكري باسم "كتائب القسام" الجناح العسكري لحركة "حماس"، إسرائيل بمرحلة قادمة من الغضب والمقاومة في غزة والضفة والقدس وفي كل الجبهات والساحات.

كيف يمكن رفع مستوى "هرمون الذكورة" لدى الرجال؟

يعتبر التستوستيرون الهرمون الجنسي الرئيسي للذكور، وتكون ذروة إنتاجه في مرحلة البلوغ. ولكن بعد سن الأربعين ينخفض مستواه تدريجيا. فما هي العلامات التي تشير إلى انخفاضه؟

ساويرس يسخر من مرشح لرئاسة مصر

سخر رجل الأعمال المصري نجيب ساويرس من المرشح الرئاسي المصري عن حزب الشعب الجمهوري حازم عمر، وذلك عبر موقع التدوينات "إكس".

"استهدفناهم من النقطة صفر".. "القسام" تعلن إيقاع قوة إسرائيلية في كمين في جحر الديك بقطاع غزة

أعلنت كتائب القسام وقوع قوة إسرائيلية راجلة في كمين في قرية جحر الديك بقطاع غزة، مستهدفة إياها بقذيفة أفراد أطلقت من مسافة صفر.

واشنطن تكشف تفاصيل عن سبب توقف محادثات التطبيع بين السعودية وإسرائيل وموعد استئنافها

أعلنت مساعدة وزير الخارجية الأمريكية لشؤون الشرق الأدنى باربرا ليف توقف مفاوضات التطبيع بين إسرائيل والسعودية بصورة مؤقتة بسبب الصراع في قطاع غزة، متوقعة أن يُستأنف بمجرد انتهائه.

"طوبى لمن آمن".. لافروف يعلّق على كلمات بلينكن

قال وزير الخارجية الروسي سيرغي لافروف تعليقا على تصريحات نظيره الأمريكي أنتوني بلينكن بشأن استعادة أوكرانيا لأراض روسية: "طوبى لمن آمن*.. كما يقال في الأمثال".

مصر.. تفاصيل اختراق شركة "فوري" ورسالة غامضة من الهاكرز

نشرت شركة فوري لحلول الدفع الإلكتروني والخدمات التمويلية الرقمية في مصر، بيانا تؤكد فيه كفاءة وأمان مدفوعاتها الإلكترونية عبر كل منصاتها.

"يديعوت أحرونوت": 6 أسباب تمنع إسرائيل من الموافقة على هدنة إنسانية بغزة

أبرزت صحيفة "يديعوت أحرونوت" ستة أسباب تمنع إسرائيل من الموافقة على إعلان هدنة إنسانية في غزة.

الخارجية المصرية: "حماس" وإسرائيل ارتكبتا جرائم حرب

ندد وزير الخارجية المصري سامح شكري بكافة الممارسات الإسرائيلية التي تهدف لفرض أمر واقع جديد وإجبار الفلسطينيين على النزوح، ونقلهم جبرا وترحيلهم من أراضيهم.

فيرمينو يفضح "أسوأ أسرار" ليفربول: صلاح وماني لم يكونا صديقين أبدا! (فيديو)

كشف البرازيلي روبيرتو فيرمينو، لاعب نادي الأهلي السعودي، عن طبيعة العلاقة بين زميليه سابقاً في ليفربول الإنجليزي، المصري محمد صلاح والسنغالي ساديو ماني، لاعب النصر السعودي الحالي.

لحظات مرعبة.. محام أمريكي يقتل أمام الكاميرات ناشطي بيئة أقفلا الطريق السريع في بنما (فيديو)

أطلق محام أمريكي متقاعد يوم الثلاثاء الماضي النار على ناشطي بيئة أقفلا الطريق السريع في بنما.

أردوغان يعلن عن اجتماع حول غزة ستعقده زوجات رؤساء عدد من الدول والحكومات في إسطنبول

أعلن الرئيس التركي رجب طيب أردوغان عن اجتماع دولي في الـ15 من نوفمبر الجاري في إسطنبول حول الوضع في قطاع غزة، ستعقده زوجات رؤساء عدد من الدول والحكومات.

"رويترز" تنفي تهماً إسرئيلية لها حول معرفتها مسبقا بهجوم "طوفان الأقصى" قبل تنفيذه

نفت وكالة "رويترز" صحة التقارير التي أفادت بأنها كانت على علم مسبق بالتحضير لعملية "طوفان الأقصى" التي شنتها كتائب القسام وفصائل فلسطينية على إسرائيل في 7 من أكتوبر الماضي.

سرايا القدس تنشر فيديو لسيدة وفتى إسرائيليين يوجهان رسالة لرئيس الحكومة الإسرائيلية بنيامين نتنياهو

نشرت سرايا القدس التابعة للجهاد الإسلامي فيديو لسيدة مسنة وفتى إسرائيليين من بين الأسرى لديها يوجهان رسائل لرئيس الحكومة الإسرائيلية بنيامين نتنياهو.

فيديو.. علاء مبارك ينشر فيديو لوالده الراحل بشأن إسرائيل

نشر علاء مبارك نجل الرئيس المصري حسني مبارك فيديو لوالده يحذر فيه من تعنت وسياسات إسرائيل.

وتيرة بطيئة مع تزايد الخسائر: الوضع في غزة يزداد سوءًا بالنسبة للجيش الإسرائيلي

تحت العنوان أعلاه، نشرت "أوراسيا ديلي" مقالا عن دخول إسرائيل مأزقًا خطيرًا في غزة.

كيربي يكشف عن الدول المشاركة في "تقرير مصير قطاع غزة" بعد انتهاء الحرب

اعتبر منسق الاتصالات الاستراتيجية بمجلس الأمن القومي الأمريكي جون كيربي أن مصير غزة بعد الحرب يجب أن يتقرر بمشاركة دول المنطقة وأن يكون هناك "شيء مختلف عما حدث في عهد حماس".

احتضار الولايات المتحدة يكلف ملايين الأرواح: خطأ المهيمن الأخير

كتب أوليغ كاربوفيتش وميخائيل ترويانسكي، في "كومسومولسكايا برافدا"، حول الثمن الذي تدفعه البشرية من انهيار العالم الأمريكي أحادي القطب.

  • "حماس" تنفي التوصل إلى اتفاق هدنة مع إسرائيل

نفى طاهر النونو المستشار الإعلامي لرئيس المكتب السياسي لحركة "حماس"، أن يكون تم التوصل إلى اتفاق هدنة مع الجانب الإسرائيلي.

البيت الأبيض يندد باستخدام النائبة رشيدة طليب شعارا مؤيدا للفلسطينيين

ندد البيت الأبيض باستخدام النائبة الأمريكية رشيدة طليب لشعار مؤيد للفلسطينيين يقول "من النهر إلى البحر"، وهو ما يعتبره العديد من اليهود معاديا للسامية ويدعو إلى القضاء على إسرائيل.

نتنياهو يرفض مجددا أي وقف لإطلاق النار في غزة من دون الإفراج عن الرهائن

رفض رئيس الوزراء الاسرائيلي بنيامين نتنياهو مجددا أي وقف لإطلاق النار في قطاع غزة دون الإفراج عن الرهائن المحتجزين لدى حماس، وذلك على خلفية أنباء عن وساطة قطرية من أجل هدنة انسانية

أول مشاهد لقصف روسي للتحصينات الأوكرانية بقذائف صاعقة تحدث موجات من البرق

نشرت قناة "فوينكوري روسكوي فيسني" مشاهد لتدمير الجيش الروسي تحصينات أوكرانية بقذائف صاعقة تولّد موجات من البرق قرب بلدة أفدييفكا في جمهورية دونيتسك.

بايدن: لا توجد فرصة لوقف إطلاق النار في غزة

أعلن الرئيس الأمريكي جو بايدن، أنه لا توجد فرصة لوقف إطلاق النار في قطاع غزة.

"حزب الله" ينشر مشاهد من عملية استهدافه لعناصر من الجيش الإسرائيلي في محيط ثكنة دوفيف (فيديو)

نشر "حزب الله" اللبناني مساء اليوم الخميس مشاهد من عملية استهدافه لعناصر من الجيش الإسرائيلي في محيط ثكنة دوفيف عند الحدود اللبنانية الجنوبية.

البيت الأبيض: من المحتمل أن يكون لإسرائيل بعض الوجود الأمني ​​المبدئي في غزة بعد الحرب

قالت صحيفة "تايمز أوف إسرائيل" إن موقف إدارة بايدن ربما بدأ يقترب من موقف تل أبيب المتمثل في احتفاظ الجيش الإسرائيلي بالسيطرة الأمنية لدرجة ما على غزة بعد الحرب.

"سي إن إن": الولايات المتحدة أبلغت إيران بعدم نيتها تصعيد الصراع في الشرق الأوسط

أفادت شبكة "سي إن إن" بأن الولايات المتحدة أبلغت إيران بعدم نيتها تصعيد الصراع في الشرق الأوسط في إطار النزاع بين "حماس" وإسرائيل.

لا أحتاج لرونالدو.. بيرس مورغان يسخر من هزيمة مانشستر يونايتد

سخر الإعلامي البريطاني الشهير بيرس مورغان من الخسارة التي مني بها فريق مانشستر يونايتد أمام كوبنهاغن الدنماركي مساء أمس الأربعاء، في دوري أبطال أوروبا لكرة القدم.

"خدعة بسيطة" في كلمة المرور تمنع اختراق حساباتك!

قد يكون إنشاء "كلمة مرور قوية" تستوفي المعايير أمرا محبطا، فمن المحتمل أن تتضمن رقما أو رمزا أو حرفا كبيرا واحدا على الأقل.

السعودية: مسألة تطبيع العلاقات مع إسرائيل لا تزال قيد المناقشة

قال وزير الاستثمار السعودي خالد بن عبد العزيز الفالح، إن مسألة تطبيع العلاقات بين السعودية وإسرائيل لا تزال على جدول الأعمال، رغم الأحداث التي يشهدها قطاع غزة.

رئيس المكتب السياسي لحركة حماس إسماعيل هنية يصل إلى مصر ويجتمع مع رئيس جهاز المخابرات المصرية

وصل رئيس المكتب السياسي لحركة حماس، إسماعيل هنية، صباح اليوم إلى مصر وعقد اجتماعا مع رئيس جهاز المخابرات المصرية العامة بشأن الحرب الإسرئليلية على قطاع غزة.

اتحاد الكرة الإسرائيلي يطالب بمقاطعة "إنستغرام" بسبب لاعب توتنهام

أعرب الاتحاد الإسرائيلي لكرة القدم عن غضبه من منصة "إنستغرام"، بعد إيقافها حساب اللاعب الإسرائيلي مانور سولومون.

الكونغرس المكسيكي يستمع إلى أدلة مثيرة للجدل حول حقيقة "كائنات غير بشرية"!

أخبر فريق من العلماء الكونغرس المكسيكي أن تحليل البقايا المحنطة التي يُزعم أنها دليل على حياة غير بشرية، أثبت أنها "حقيقية".

"شوكة في حلق واشنطن تحاول اقتلاعها".. روسيا تؤكد مضيّها قدما في مشروع عملاق للغاز

أكدت متحدثة الخارجية الروسية ماريا زاخاروفا استمرار روسيا في تنفيذ مشروع "آركتيك للغاز المسال-2" رغم مختلف العقوبات الأمريكية، مشيدة بقدرة الشركات الروسية وطاقاتها الذاتية.

الجيش الإسرائيلي يصعد هجماته في غزة واشتباكات ضارية على عدة محاور

أعلن الجيش الإسرائيلي مساء اليوم الخميس، تصعيد هجماته ودعم التقدم البري لقواته داخل قطاع غزة، وهذه اللحظات تسمع دوي اشتباكات ضارية مع مقاتلي الفصائل الفلسطينية على عدة محاور بغزة.

اجتماع وزراء الخارجية العرب في الرياض تحضيرا للقمة العربية الطارئة

يعقد وزراء الخارجية العرب اليوم الخميس اجتماعا تحضيريا في الرياض للقمة العربية الطارئة المقررة السبت المقبل، لبحث سبل مواجهة التصعيد المستمر في فلسطين.

علامات انهيار الولايات المتحدة

في مثل هذا الوقت من عام 2020 فاز جو بايدن في السباق الرئاسي على الرئيس السابق دونالد ترامب، وبدأ الرئيس الأمريكي الأكبر عمرا في تاريخ بلاده مشواره في البيت الأبيض.  

هل تضطر مصر والأردن لمحاربة إسرائيل؟

قال الرئيس المصري وملك الأردن قبل أيام إن طرد الفلسطينيين من غزة والضفة الغربية سيكون بمثابة إعلان حرب. أنا على يقين بأن إخلاء مؤقتا للفلسطينيين على الأقل سيحدث. فهل ستنشب الحرب؟

الصحة: مقتل 17 فلسطينيا بهجمات إسرائيلية في الضفة الغربية بينهم 13 شهيدا في جنين ومخيمها.. بالفيديو

أفادت وزارة الصحة الفلسطينية بارتفاع عدد القتلى الفلسطينيين في الضفة الغربية اليوم الخميس "إلى 17 شهيدا وعشرات الجرحى".

مصر.. ظهور منتجات شركة داعمة لإسرائيل في اجتماع للحكومة يثير التساؤلات

تحدثت وسائل الإعلام المصرية عن ظهور منتجات شركة "بيبسي" في اجتماع للحكومة، رغم المقاطعة الشعبية في مصر لمنتجات الشركات الأجنبية الداعمة لإسرائيل.

وزير خارجية إيران: أصبح من المحتم الآن توسيع نطاق الحرب بسبب تزايد حدة الحرب الإسرائيلية في غزة

قال وزير الخارجية الإيراني حسين أمير عبد اللهيان اليوم الخميس إنه "أصبح من المحتم الآن توسيع نطاق الحرب، بسبب تزايد حدة الحرب الإسرائيلية ضد السكان المدنيين في غزة".

نائب جزائري يتبرع لفلسطين بثمن "صاروخين" ويطلب من "أبي عبيدة " كتابة اسم والده على أحدهما! (فيديو)

أعلن النائب الجزائري عن حركة مجتمع السلم الجزائرية زكريا بلخير، عن تبرعه بما يعادل ألف دولار لصالح المقاومة الفلسطينية في قطاع غزة.

وزارة الصحة بغزة: اندلاع حريق داخل مستشفى الرنتيسي للأطفال إثر قصف إسرائيلي استهدفه

أعلنت وزارة الصحة الفلسطينية في قطاع غزة، اندلاع حريق في مستشفى عبد العزيز الرنتيسي التخصصي للأطفال، إثر قصف إسرائيلي مباشر استهدف المستشفى.

لحظة اقتحام مشجع ملعب مباراة في دوري أبطال أوروبا يرفع علم فلسطين

شهد ملعب "باركن" بالعاصمة الدنماركية اقتحام شاب يحمل العلم الفلسطيني أثناء مباراة مانشستر يونايتد ضد كوبنهاغن في دوري أبطال أوروبا لكرة القدم مساء الأربعاء.

"هذه رسالة من زيلينسكي".. مسؤول أمريكي سابق يعلق على مقتل قائد عسكري أوكراني كبير

أعلن المعاون السابق لنائب وزير الدفاع الأمريكي ستيفن برايان أن مصرع مساعد قائد القوات الأوكرانية غينادي تشاستياكوف بانفجار قنبلة يدوية، قد يكون رسالة إلى قائده فاليري زالوجني نفسه.

وزارة الصحة بغزة: جرحى في قصف إسرائيلي استهدف ساحة مجمع الشفاء الطبي بقذيفة غير مسبوقة (فيديو)

أعلن المتحدث باسم وزارة الصحة بغزة أشرف القدرة، أن القوات الإسرائيلية استهدفت الساحة الرئيسية للاستقبال والطوارئ في مجمع الشفاء الطبي بمدينة غزة.

البنتاغون: الحوثيون حاولوا استعادة الطائرة الأمريكية المسيّرة التي أسقطوها

 قالت وزارة الدفاع الأمريكية (البنتاغون) يوم الخميس إن الحوثيين في اليمن حاولوا استعادة طائرة أمريكية مسيرة أسقطوها في البحر الأحمر، لكن من غير المرجح أن يستعيدوا أي شيء له أهمية.

بيسكوف: حان الوقت ليفهم الجميع استحالة هزيمة روسيا

قال المتحدث باسم الكرملين دميتري بيسكوف إنه حان الوقت كي يفهم الجميع أنه من المستحيل هزيمة روسيا في ساحة المعركة.

الرئيس الألماني يدعو ممثلي الجاليات العربية في ألمانيا للابتعاد عن "حماس"

دعا الرئيس الألماني فرانك فالتر شتاينماير ممثلي الجاليات العربية في ألمانيا للابتعاد عن حركة "حماس" الفلسطينية، ورفض التوجهات المعادية للسامية.

مستشار سابق للرئاسة الأوكرانية: الجيش الروسي يخترق الجبهة قريبا وورقة كييف احترقت

أكد أوليغ سوسكين، مستشار رئيس أوكرانيا الأسبق ليونيد كوتشما أن الجيش الأوكراني لن يستطيع الصمود ومقاومة الجيش الروسي الذي سيخترق خطوط الجبهة قريبا في منطقة العملية العسكرية الخاصة.

غارات في محيط مشفى الشفاء.. والجيش الإسرائيلي ينشر فيديو لتوغل قواته في غزة

أفاد مراسل RT بشن الطيران الحربي الإسرائيلي سلسلة غارات جديدة استهدفت محيط مشفى الشفاء بقطاع غزة.

الفاتيكان يسمح بتعميد المتحولين جنسيا

سُمح للمتحولين جنسيا بالتعمد في الكنيسة الرومانية الكاثوليكية.

الدفاع الروسية تعلن القضاء على مئات الجنود الأوكرانيين وإسقاط مقاتلة "ميغ 29" و38 مسيرة أوكرانية

أعلنت وزارة الدفاع الروسية تكبيد الجيش الأوكراني أكثر من 795 قتيلا وجريحا، وإسقاط مقاتلة "ميغ 29" و38 مسيرة أوكرانية على مختلف المحاور خلال 24 ساعة.

بوتين يوقع مرسوما حول إمكانية "استبدال" الأصول الروسية المجمدة لدى الغرب بأصول أجنبية مجمدة في روسيا

وقع الرئيس الروسي، فلاديمير بوتين، مرسوما يمكن بموجبه "استبدال" جزء من أموال المستثمرين الأجانب المجمدة في روسيا بأصول مواطنين روس مجمدة لدى الغرب.

بسبب أزمة شح الدولار.. مصر تدرس العودة لـ"عصر المقايضة"

كشف وزير الخزانة الكيني نجوجونا ندونجو إن مصر تدرس مقايضة الشاي الكيني بسلع أخرى، مما يمكنها من الاحتفاظ بالسيولة الدولارية.

رئيس أركان الجيش الأمريكي: يتعين علينا إعداد أنفسنا لصراع طويل الأمد في قطاع غزة

اعتبر رئيس هيئة الأركان الأمريكية المشتركة الجنرال تشارلز براون، أن التوصل إلى حسم سريع للقتال في غزّة قد يساعد على تقليص فرص انضمام المدنيين إلى صفوف المسلحين الفلسطينيين.

وصول بوتين إلى أستانا في زيارة رسمية (فيديو)

وصل الرئيس الروسي فلاديمير بوتين قبل قليل بزيارة رسمية إلى أستانا، وكان في استقباله الرئيس الكازاخي قاسم جومارت توكايف.

رسم كايكاتوري يسخر من الفلسطينيين يلقى هجوما هائلا

هجوم كبير تعرضت له صحيفة واشنطن بوست بسبب رسم كاريكاتوري عنصري يسخر من الفلسطينيين. فماذا فعلت الصحيفة وفق أحد محرريها إلاهي إيزادي؟

ليبرمان: هذا ما يجب على إسرائيل فعله في غزة

عارض وزير الخارجية الإسرائيلي السابق، رئيس حزب "إسرائيل بيتنا" أفيغدور ليبرمان، فتح المعابر وتقديم الدعم لسكان قطاع غزة، قبل القضاء على قادة "حماس"، في الداخل والخارج.

واشنطن"قلقة" من انضمام عناصر جديدة لـ"القسام" وتؤكد: الجيش الإسرائيلي لديه وقت محدود في غزة

صرح مسؤولون أمريكيون، بأن الجيش الإسرائيلي لديه وقت محدود لتنفيذ عملياته في غزة قبل أن يؤدي الغضب العربي والإحباط الأمريكي إلى تقييد هدف إسرائيل المتمثل في القضاء على "حماس".

ترتيب هدافي دوري أبطال أوروبا

نجح راسموس هويلوند نجم مانشستر يونايتد بتصدر ترتيب هدافي دوري أبطال أوروبا، بعد هدفيه في مرمى كوبنهاغن خلال مباراة الفريقين بدوري أبطال أوروبا.

معبر رفح يعيد فتح أبوابه أمام الجرحى وحاملي الجنسيات الأجنبية والمساعدات

أعيد اليوم الخميس فتح معبر رفح بين قطاع غزة ومصر من أجل عبور عدد محدود من جرحى القصف الإسرائيلي وحاملي جوازات السفر الأجنبية، فضلا عن إدخال شاحنات المساعدات الإنسانية.

دخول محمد صلاح لم ينقذ ليفربول من الهزيمة في فرنسا

تعرض فريق ليفربول لهزيمة مثيرة أمام مضيفه نادي تولوز الفرنسي (3-2) في اللقاء الذي جمعهما مساء اليوم الخميس، وذلك في الجولة الرابعة من دور المجموعات للدوري الأوروبي لكرة القدم.

روسيا وكازاخستان تطرقان أبواب العالم الإسلامي بـ"الحلال"

صرح رئيس كازاخستان قاسم جومارت توكايف، بأن روسيا وكازاخستان يمكنهما الترويج بشكل مشترك لتصدير المنتجات الحلال المعتمدة في أسواق الدول الإسلامية.

مصر.. الحكومة تعلن سبب الانقطاع الطويل للكهرباء في البلاد

قال المتحدث باسم الحكومة المصرية سامح الخشن، إن انقطاع الكهرباء خلال الفترة الحالية مرتبط بعاملين الأول انخفاض درجات الحرارة أما الثاني فهو الاضطراب في إمدادات الغاز من خارج مصر.

"قلبت الموازين".. بوتين: روسيا أصبحت أكبر مصدر للمنتجات الغذائية بعدما كانت تستوردها

أشار الرئيس الروسي فلاديمير بوتين إلى الانجازات التي تحققت بالمجال الزراعي، وقال إن روسيا تحولت من مستورد إلى مصدر للمنتجات الزراعية وإنها الآن تتصدر مصدري هذه المنتجات في العالم.

تغيرات في الجسم قد تظهر قبل 8 سنوات من تشخيص مرض مزمن!

وجدت دراسة جديدة أنه يمكن اكتشاف التغيرات في الجسم لمدة تصل إلى ثماني سنوات قبل تشخيص مرض التهاب الأمعاء.

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  1. Projects

    Projects - Uniform Law Commission Follow ULC Schedule of Events Better Laws. Stronger States. Acts Projects Meetings and Events News and Publications Legislation About ULC Careers Projects Overview Current Committees

  2. Current Projects

    Uniform Commercial Code Model Code The American Law Institute is the leading independent organization in the United States producing scholarly work to clarify, modernize, and otherwise improve the law.

  3. Projects Archive

    Project status: Pre-consultation The Law Commission is seeking views on the law about appeals in criminal cases, including the tests applied by the Court of Appeal and the Criminal Cases...

  4. Law commission

    Work The functions of a law commission body include drafting revised versions of confusing laws, preparing consolidated versions of laws, making recommendations on updating outdated laws and making recommendations on repealing obsolete or spent laws.

  5. The Work of the Law Commission

    This chapter gives numerous examples of Law Commission projects, including land registration, limitation of actions, fraud, mental incapacity, privity of contract, shareholder remedies, property rights of home sharers, corruption, and illegitimate children.

  6. Programmes of Law Reform

    On 24 March 2021, we published the consultation on our 14th Programme of Law Reform. Details of all programmes from the 7th Programme (1999) up to the 13th Programme, which we launched in 2014,...

  7. Law Commission's advice to the Government on Smart Legal Contracts

    The Law Commission's project on smart legal contracts is itself related to a broader set of projects which together address the extent to which English law and England and Wales, as a jurisdiction, is able to facilitate and attract burgeoning markets in digital assets and crypto assets, e.g. "tokenised" assets such as NFTs. ...

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    Subject: Possible Regulation Projects for 2024 Date: November 2, 2023 The following are summaries of possible regulation projects for 2024. After receiving input from the Commission at the November Commission meeting regarding topics and the timing of the projects, staff will bring back a regulation calendar for Commission approval in January ...

  9. Our projects

    ... Tikanga Māori Project status: Closed Start date 12 October 2021 Last updated 19 October 2023 Te Aka Matua o te Ture | Law Commission will produce a detailed study paper that examines tikanga Māori and its place in Aotearoa New Zealand's legal landscape. Tikanga Māori has been steadily gaining recognition in the courts and in...

  10. How we work

    Before deciding which projects to take forward, the Law Commission takes views from judges, lawyers, Government Departments, the voluntary and business sectors, and the general public. We...

  11. Ideas for law reform

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  13. Tikanga Māori

    Te Aka Matua o te Ture | Law Commission has published a Study Paper: He Poutama (NZLC SP24), which completes the tikanga Māori project led by Hon Justice Christian Whata.The Study Paper reviews tikanga in Aotearoa New Zealand law and aims to give guidance to law makers and others interested in the ongoing interaction of tikanga and state law.

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  15. Our publications

    The Law Commission publishes many different publications. Each type, such as reports, issues papers, and ministerial briefings, has its own series. Each series has its own purpose. For example, issues papers identify law reform issues and call for submissions from the public. Reports are the final result of a project and contain recommendations ...

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  18. Stuart Commission to discuss development code with looming state impacts

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  23. Charter of the city of Moscow

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  24. Moscow Public Art

    A Public Art Master Plan guides the Moscow Arts Commission, Arts staff, and community members as they incorporate new works into the City's landscape. ... This project provides public space for artists to share their two-dimensional work with the public, and beautifies street fixtures throughout the community. ... Ryan Law, "Nairobi," 2018 ...

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    Download EPUB. Contact Us. (312) 450-6600. [email protected]. Uniform Law Commission. 111 N. Wabash Avenue, Suite 1010. Chicago, Illinois 60602. Uniform Law Commission The Uniform Law Commission (ULC, also known as the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws), established in 1892, provides states with non-partisan, well ...

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