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Global Legal Monitor: November Highlights

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The ten most viewed Global Legal Monitor (GLM) articles in November addressed a wide range of legal subjects: Communications and Electronic information; Constitutional Law; Criminal Law and Procedure; Foreign investment; Immigration; Labor; Nationality and citizenship.  Below is a list of the articles in the order of their popularity:

  1. France: Law on Immigration, Integration and Nationality
  2. China: Maternity Leave Extended from 90 Days to 98 Days
  3. South Korea: Permanent Dual Nationality Allowed after 60 Years
  4. China: Amendment of Criminal Procedure Law
  5. U.N. Human Rights Council: First Resolution on Internet Free Speech
  6. Turkey: New Minimum Wage
  7. Indonesia: Labor Law to Be Revised
  8. China: Revision of Catalog of Industries for Foreign Investment
  9. Taiwan: Cabinet Approves Increase in Minimum Hourly Wage
  10. Somalia: New Constitution Approved

In November, GLM published a total of 34 articles on various legal subjects.  While all these articles cover interesting legal developments around the world, I found two particularly compelling.  One of them is an article on a measure in France regarding women’s reproductive rights.  This measure aims to widen the application of government subsidies for abortion, which until now have been limited to minors and low-income women.  It also seeks to provide free contraception to all minors above the age of 15.  The other discusses recently adopted Moldovan laws banning the use of communist symbols and symbols from the country’s former totalitarian communist regime, including the hammer and sickle.

Please tell us which of the GLM articles you find interesting.

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