Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: Jordan http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?home The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can search previous news by searching the archive. en-us Global Legal Monitor: Jordan: Fatwa Against Joining ISIS http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404379_text Terrorism - On April 13, 2015, the General Iftaa Department of the Kingdom of Jordan issued a legal opinion, or fatwa, based on Sharia law prohibiting Jordanians from joining the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS).... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404379_text Global Legal Monitor: Jordan; Pakistan; United Nations: Experts Warn Against Death Penalty Resumptions http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404259_text Capital punishment; Terrorism - On April 13, 2015, the General Iftaa Department of the Kingdom of Jordan issued a legal opinion, or fatwa, based on Sharia law prohibiting Jordanians from joining the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS). United Nations human rights experts have recently warned of the dangers of the use of the death penalty, even in terrorism cases. The warning was prompted by the resumption of the imposition of capital punishment... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 02 Jan 2015 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404259_text Global Legal Monitor: Jordan: Constitutional Law Court Newly Established in Jordan http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403416_text Judiciary - On April 13, 2015, the General Iftaa Department of the Kingdom of Jordan issued a legal opinion, or fatwa, based on Sharia law prohibiting Jordanians from joining the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS). United Nations human rights experts have recently warned of the dangers of the use of the death penalty, even in terrorism cases. The warning was prompted by the resumption of the imposition of capital punishment King Abdullah II of Jordan issued a royal decree on October 6, 2012, appointing a president and eight members of a newly established Constitutional Court.... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 03 Dec 2012 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403416_text Global Legal Monitor: Jordan: Parliament Approves Law on Online Publications http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403330_text Communications - On April 13, 2015, the General Iftaa Department of the Kingdom of Jordan issued a legal opinion, or fatwa, based on Sharia law prohibiting Jordanians from joining the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS). United Nations human rights experts have recently warned of the dangers of the use of the death penalty, even in terrorism cases. The warning was prompted by the resumption of the imposition of capital punishment King Abdullah II of Jordan issued a royal decree on October 6, 2012, appointing a president and eight members of a newly established Constitutional Court. On September 11, 2012, the Jordanian National Assembly approved legislation to regulate Internet publications. The new law is designed to standardize the process of launching news websites on the Internet. The law requires Internet companies to... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 18 Sep 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403330_text Global Legal Monitor: Jordan: Bill to Amend the Family Law Adds Provision on Electronic Divorces http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401877_text Families - On April 13, 2015, the General Iftaa Department of the Kingdom of Jordan issued a legal opinion, or fatwa, based on Sharia law prohibiting Jordanians from joining the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS). United Nations human rights experts have recently warned of the dangers of the use of the death penalty, even in terrorism cases. The warning was prompted by the resumption of the imposition of capital punishment King Abdullah II of Jordan issued a royal decree on October 6, 2012, appointing a president and eight members of a newly established Constitutional Court. On September 11, 2012, the Jordanian National Assembly approved legislation to regulate Internet publications. The new law is designed to standardize the process of launching news websites on the Internet. The law requires Internet companies to On February 2, 2010, Jordan's Ministry of Justice, in pending legislation to amend the law on family matters, added a new provision on divorce via cell phones, the Internet, and email messages. The new provision authorizes... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 24 Mar 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401877_text Global Legal Monitor: Jordan: Political Associations http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540426_text Elections and politics - On April 13, 2015, the General Iftaa Department of the Kingdom of Jordan issued a legal opinion, or fatwa, based on Sharia law prohibiting Jordanians from joining the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS). United Nations human rights experts have recently warned of the dangers of the use of the death penalty, even in terrorism cases. The warning was prompted by the resumption of the imposition of capital punishment King Abdullah II of Jordan issued a royal decree on October 6, 2012, appointing a president and eight members of a newly established Constitutional Court. On September 11, 2012, the Jordanian National Assembly approved legislation to regulate Internet publications. The new law is designed to standardize the process of launching news websites on the Internet. The law requires Internet companies to On February 2, 2010, Jordan's Ministry of Justice, in pending legislation to amend the law on family matters, added a new provision on divorce via cell phones, the Internet, and email messages. The new provision authorizes On April 16, 2008, the Jordanian Ministry of the Interior declared that only 14 political parties have met the conditions imposed by Law No. 19 of 2007, which places the parties under the Ministry's control and... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 02 May 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540426_text