Federal court rules Native American tribe governance sufficient for casino

All hopes of people died when the judge ruled the decision to open a game zone for community members of Aquinnah and to settle the land disputes of state territory to federal. In his ruling the Judge Saylor diminished all the castles of expectations, and imperiled the plans to plan any kind of gaming zone or opening the doors to gaming facility in Aquinnah. The subjected reasons include insufficient requisites and possessions of the community according to Indian Gaming Rights Act 1988 which subject to the development of an outline for any kind of sports activity or opening a setup for such activity accordingly on land of Aquinnah. The lower court decisions were challenged but Act did not support it to sustain with the appeal made. The tribal cases are increasing with the passage of time in Federal courts of law and disputes are becoming a challenge to be resolved by these courts after trials. Previously the Ninth Circuit ruled in the month of March that the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians has a right to groundwater provided by the federal government in the Coachella Valley reservation in California. In the same month another ruling by a Federal Judge against Native American tribes declared to put a full stop to the construction of seeking to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline project. In another hearing, the Supreme Court heard the arguments to find the immunity of rights of employees placed accordingly to be within due rights and it does not harm them. In October 2016, the Federal judge ruled against the violation of voting procedure in Native American reservations...

Anuja Dhir becomes first non-white circuit judge at Old Bailey

Working women impose their own ‘glass ceilings’, according to the Old Bailey’s first non-white circuit judge, who said she had succeeded despite not being an Oxbridge-educated man. As she took up her new role, she said that when she began her career as a barrister just getting into courtrooms was a problem. “I got used to turning up at courts and people saying to me ‘Witness?’ – No – ‘Defendant?’ – no; and looking rather surprised when I said I was the advocate,” and in the end I had to show him my wig and gown before he would actually let me into the building. Dhir told BBC news that when she was first called to the bar in 1989, most barristers were white men, educated in public schools, who already had “some connection” to the profession. “My daughter, it would never cross her mind being treated differently because she’s a female or because she’s not white, whereas in my generation we did,” she said. I’m often asked if there is a glass ceiling. I think sometimes there are two ceilings – or no glass ceiling at all. There is one glass ceiling that’s in our minds, that’s what we think we can achieve, so perhaps we impose our glass ceiling and that has happened to me several times. The Judicial Conduct Investigations Office issued “formal advice” to Peter Herbert, criticized the election commissioner’s decision to void the election of Lutfur Rahman as mayor of the London borough of Tower Hamlets. So their expectation has change and that’s a lot to have change. But Anuja Dhir says she was...