Our top most viewed Global Legal Monitor articles in August covered seven different legal areas: Communications and Electronic Information; Constitutional Law; Criminal Law and Procedure; Foreign Investment; Immigration; Labor; and Nationality and Citizenship. Here is a list of these articles in the order of their popularity:
- Japan: Stricter Sentences for Sex Offenders
- South Korea: Permanent Dual Nationality Allowed after 60 Years
- China: Maternity Leave Extended from 90 Days to 98 Days
- Somalia: New Constitution Approved
- France: Law on Immigration, Integration and Nationality
- U.N. Human Rights Council: First Resolution on Internet Free Speech
- Turkey: New Minimum Wage
- China: Amendment of Criminal Procedure Law
- China: Revision of Catalog of Industries for Foreign Investment
- Germany: Regional Court Ruling Criminalizes Circumcision of Young Boys
The Global Legal Monitor published a total of 50 articles in August on various interesting legal developments in jurisdictions around the globe. They included: an article on a proposal in Denmark to outlaw prostitution; an article describing a proposed legislation in Uruguay aimed at decriminalizing marijuana; and an article discussing a proposal in New Zealand to recognize gay marriage.
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