Saturday, March 28, 2015

Law

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Eric Zuesse U.S. President Barack Obama has blocked accountability, everywhere he can. (1) Obama did it for the top officials who had caused illegal tortures to...

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Lawyer acting for Abdel Hakim Belhaj, who was tortured in Libya after MI6-aided abduction, says case has profound implications Richard Norton-Taylor The government is determined to...

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Newly-installed President Barack Obama wasted no time in getting down to business today after his administration requested a halt to controversial military trials at...

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BNN | With the Bush administration in its final days questions are being asked whether the president will be investigated over a number of concerns. Thoseconcerns...

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By Mike Ferner During the rush to get the Nuremberg Tribunals underway, the Soviet delegation wanted the tribunal’s historic decisions to have legitimacy only for...

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government is refusing to make public the security pact it has signed with Iraq, even though it has already...

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By Peter Dyer | Q: What do Radovan Karadzic, former French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin, and George W....

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LONDON (Reuters) - A British computer expert faces up to 70 years in jail after losing his fight on Wednesday against extradition to the...

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RAW STORY | A new Justice Department report concludes that politics illegally influenced the hiring of career prosecutors and immigration judges, and largely lays the...

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By ADAM LIPTAK | President Bush has the legal power to order the indefinite military detentions of civilians captured in the United States, the federal...

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Press TV | Swedish lawmakers vote in favor of a controversial bill allowing all emails and phone calls to be monitored over 'security issues'....

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By Sherwood Ross | A conference to plan the prosecution of President Bush and other high administration officials for war crimes will be held...

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By MARK SHERMAN | The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that foreign terrorism suspects held at Guantanamo Bay have rights under the Constitution to challenge...

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By Rosa Prince | Sir John Major, the former Prime Minister, is preparing to make a rare intervention into domestic policies by speaking out...

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By Michelle Shephard | The military judge in charge of the U.S. war crimes trials at Guantanamo Bay is defending the removal of the...

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By N.C. Aizenman | More than one in 100 adults in the United States is in jail or prison, an all-time high that is costing...

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SchNews | Reckon students are all bone-idle skiving filth who haven’t even got the wit to tie their shoelaces properly? Well then you’d be...

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By Jo Hartley | Environmental and farm worker groups have now sued the Bush administration for allowing the continued use of four pesticides. They...

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By Leo W. Gerard | In the heart of Pennsylvania, while the media still relentlessly plagued Senators Obama and Clinton about flag pins and...

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By Eric Lipton | A prominent Illinois Republican Party leader may have tried to use his friendship with the former White House political aide Karl...

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By Greg Palast |Psst! George Bush has a secret. While you Democrats are pounding each other to a pulp in Pennsylvania, the President has...

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McClatchy-Tribune News Service | The following editorial appeared in the Miami Herald on Thursday, April 17:  The boycotts of hearings by terror suspects is...

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The headquarters of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, located across from Lafayette Park in Washington, is a limestone structure that looks almost as majestic...

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BEIJING - Hu Jia, a human rights activist and commentator, was tried in a Beijing court yesterday on charges of inciting subversion against the...

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Diana's former butler Paul Burrell took a bloodstained engagement ring off her dead body and kept it, her inquest heard today. Michael Faux, who worked...

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U.S. veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are planning to descend on Washington from Mar. 13-16 to testify about war crimes they...

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In response to the recent Home Office consultation titled ‘Managing Protest around Parliament’, which threatened further restrictions on demonstrations throughout the UK, a second...

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The Clarion-Ledger "It being essential to the fundamental philosophy of the American constitutional form of representative government and to the maintenance of a democratic society...

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U.S. Army unit Probed for killing Iraqi prisoners The US Army has opened a criminal investigation into an allegation of "battlefield deaths" of detainees captured...

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An ex-congressman is indicted for his part in an alleged terrorist fundraising and accused of sending $130,000 to a Taliban supporter. A US grand...

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David Leigh and Richard Norton-Taylor The Guardian The Secret Intelligence Service, MI6, is behind a virtually unprecedented attempt to hold a British murder trial in secret,...

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A jury on Wednesday retired to consider its verdict in the trial of the Metropolitan Police over the shooting of Jean Charles de Menezes. The...

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By Iain Thomson A US judge has ruled that the FBI cannot spy on people's internet and telephone use without a warrant. Judge Victor Marrero, of...

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The Observer Benefit claimants and job seekers could be forced to take lie detector tests as early as next year after an early review of...

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