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Ghislaine Maxwell’s family appeals to U.N. for help to get her out on bail

Ghislaine Maxwell’s siblings have filed a complaint with the United Nations, saying her pretrial detention is an act of “unprecedented discrimination” and accusing U.S. authorities of trampling the “narrow line between justice and revenge.” Maxwell, who is being held without bail ahead of her federal trial in New York City, was a confidante of Jeffrey… Read More »

Supreme Court of Canada Bulletin, Nov 4 & 5, 2021 – Appeals decided and Applications for leave to appeal decided

H.M.B. Holdings Ltd. v. Antigua and Barbuda, 2021 SCC 44 – Private international law — Foreign judgments — Reciprocal enforcement On appeal from a judgment of the Ontario Court of Appeal (2020 ONCA 12) affirming a decision of Perell J. (2019 ONSC 1445). Antigua and Barbuda (“Antigua”), a country comprised of several islands in the… Read More »