A coalition between Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and the Social Democrats (SPD) has recently proposed a legislation that would give German citizens the legal right
to fast internet connections.
Anyone will have a legal right
to request for internet connectivity but will have to shoulder costs, in the same way that people pay for utilities, like with having a landline phone.
This new proposed legal right
will allow eligible working parents paid time off to help them grieve and will help employers who manage staff that are experiencing the distressing loss of a loved one.
NHS England says it is important that patients are offered their legal right
We'll be asking judges, for the first time, that these cognitively complex, autonomous beings have the basic legal right
to not be imprisoned.
In that case we can remove any organs and tissues we want, and you have no legal right
to stop us.
I have spent my career as a lawyer practicing what we now call animal law, and for me, the extension of legal rights
to nonhuman animals is both a rational legal goal and a moral imperative.
Health Secretary Andy Burnham also said at a conference that everyone aged 40 to 74 would have a legal right
to a five-yearly NHS health check from 2012 to assess their risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and kidney disease.
Summary: President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad called on Iran's judiciary to ensure that an Iranian-American journalist jailed for espionage enjoys her legal right
to defend herself, the official IRNA news
Shareholders in Australia have the legal right
to vote on executive pay, and this fall, at the Telstra annual meeting, two thirds of the votes cast opposed the near $20 million the Telstra board had okayed for CEO Sol Trujillo, a former top exec at the Denver-based US West.
If you were childless, your spouse or civil partner - even if you were long separated - has a legal right
to half your moveable estate (this means everything apart from land and buildings).
In 2004, the Supreme Court threw out Newdow's case, ruling that he does not have the legal right
to bring it since he lacks primary physical custody of the girl.