A 19-year-old man was charged with sexually assaulting a teen who had passed out from smoking marijuana in a South Whitehall home last month, according to court records.Bryan X. Soto Perez of Allentown was charged Friday with involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, sexual assault, aggravated indecent assault, indecent assault and corruption of minors. He was arraigned by District Judge Ron Manescu and sent to Lehigh County Jail under $300,000 bail.According to a criminal complaint:On March 25, South Whitehall police began the investigation after getting the report from a 17-year-old girl who said she had smoked marijuana with Soto Perez in the bathroom of a township home. After smoking, Soto Perez sexually assaulted her, the victim told a South Whitehall detective.The victim was taken to Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest where a nurse noted a hickey on the victim’s body.The juvenile told police she felt dizzy, tired and weak after smoking marijuana and, at one point, almost … [Read more...] about Police say Allentown man sexually assaulted teen who had passed out from marijuana
Farm legislation that would impose new work restrictions to qualify for food stamps narrowly passed the U.S. House after an earlier attempt failed last month because of conservatives’ demands that an immigration vote be held first. The five year, $867 billion bill, passed 213-211 on Thursday, would extend subsidies for farmers and government-backed crop insurers, and impose new requirements on the government’s biggest food-assistance program. The Senate is considering a different version of farm legislation that wouldn’t impose broad new work requirements for those who receive subsidies under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. If that version ultimately wins Senate approval, lawmakers would need to reconcile the two bills. Current farm programs begin to expire Sept. 30. “If history is any indication, we will not be done by Sept. 30 with the farm bill,” said Senator Jerry Moran, a Republican from Kansas and a member of that chamber’s … [Read more...] about Farm Bill Passes House Over Food Stamp Objections
World Brexit UK After months of political infighting, Britain passed legislation to end the country’s membership in the European Union. The law was signed by Queen Elizabeth II after having passed both houses of parliament by a slim margin last week. The United Kingdom triggered Article 50 of the European Union’s Treaty of Lisbon in March 2017, which grants the right to withdraw from the bloc. The move launched a two-year process that will ultimately lead to the U.K.’s departure from the EU, meaning that the British government has until February of next year to finish negotiating the terms of its exit with Brussels—the political seat of the European Union—or leave without a deal. Until now, little progress has been made as the British government, led by Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party, debates the merits of what has been dubbed a hard or soft Brexit, or how close the country will remain to the EU after its exit. The new Brexit bill … [Read more...] about What’s Happening With Brexit? U.K. Passes Law to Leave the EU Amid Widespread Controversy and Opposition
Share Tweet Plus One Pin It Email Print By: Ashok Kini September 24, 2018 1:32 pm Change Font Size “Though passing off is, in essence, an action based on deceit, fraud is not a necessary element of a right of action, and that the defendant’s state of mind is wholly irrelevant to the existence of a cause of action for passing off, if otherwise the defendant has imitated or adopted the Plaintiff’s mark” The Supreme Court has observed that though passing off is, in essence, an action based on deceit, fraud is not a necessary element of a right of action, and that the defendant’s state of mind is wholly irrelevant to the existence of a cause of action for passing off, if otherwise the defendant has imitated or adopted the plaintiff’s mark. In Wockhardt Limited vs. Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd., the bench comprising Justice Rohinton Fali Nariman and Justice Indu Malhotra upheld the Bombay High Court division bench judgment that had … [Read more...] about Fraud Not Necessary Element For Passing Off If The Defendant Has Imitated Or Adopted The Plaintiff’s Trademark: SC
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