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Legal News
29 Sep 2004
by Rebecca Wolford

Wednesday's New York Times includes articles about the difficulties abroad in the absentee ballot system, US immigration courts beginning to encounter natives of Darfur in Sudan, where militia attacks have forced many to flee, a lawsuit filed by the New York Times in federal court to stop a federal prosecutor … [read more]


Legal News
24 Sep 2004
by Rebecca Wolford

Friday's New York Times includes features about the Florida Supreme Court declaring that Gov. Jeb Bush violated separation of powers when he signed a law to keep Theresa Schiavo alive, the sticky problem of illegal immigration, Ali al-Timimi's indictment on charges that in the days after the Sept. 11 attacks … [read more]


Legal News
23 Sep 2004
by Rebecca Wolford

The New York Times includes articles on the June Supreme Court decision that made possible the release of Yaser E. Hamdi, an American citizen captured in Afghanistan and held incommunicado for over two years as an enemy combatant, lawyers for tobacco companies beginning their defense against government racketeering charges, a … [read more]


Legal News
22 Sep 2004
by Rebecca Wolford

Wednesday's New York Times reports that three aides to House majority leader, Rep. Tom DeLay of Texas, were indicted in Texas Tuesday on charges that included raising illegal corporate contributions funneled to 2002 state candidates, protestors sprayed with pepper spray by police get their day in court in California, asserting … [read more]


Legal News
21 Sep 2004
by Rebecca Wolford

Tuesday's New York Times includes articles on a federal judge ordering the Federal Election Commission to enact tougher restrictions on how money is spent on campaigns, saying that its rules have undermined the McCain-Feingold campaign finance law; the Roman Catholic Diocese of Tucson becoming the second United States diocese to … [read more]


Legal News
17 Sep 2004
by Rebecca Wolford

Friday's New York Times reports on the signing of the first-ever union contract that includes "guest" or migrant workers by the North Carolina Growers Association, which represents 1,000 farmers, and now covers 8,500 Mexican workers, the idictment of two men for allegedly raising money to support terrorists and recruiting would-be … [read more]


Legal News
16 Sep 2004
by Rebecca Wolford

The New York Times highlights the re=examination of Kentucky lethal injection practices, claiming some have been practically tortured to death in the past, Martha Stewart requesting to begin her sentence as soon as possible and has surrending a search for an appeal, contract negotiations on the horizon for the nations … [read more]


Legal News
15 Sep 2004
by Rebecca Wolford

Wednesday's New York Times includes articles on reactions to Russian President Vladimir Putin's planned overhaul of Russia's electoral system, and on Tuesday's approval by the Republican-led US House of Representatives of a measure requiring sanctions against lawyers who file lawsuits deemed frivolous.The Washington Post notes that Maryland's highest court on … [read more]


Legal News
14 Sep 2004
by Rebecca Wolford

Tuesday's New York Times highlights the Justice Department's opening of an internal investigation into the FBI's arrest of a Muslim lawyer in Oregon who was mistakenly linked to the Madrid train bombings, a federal court determination that accused 9/11 suspect Zacarias Moussaoui may submit written questions to "enemy combatants" held … [read more]


Legal News
13 Sep 2004
by Rebecca Wolford

Monday's New York Times highlights President Vladimir Putin's move to strengthen the Kremlin's power throuugh central naming of regional governors and an overhaul of the electoral system, excluding popular vote in some cases. The changes are proposed in reaction to the recent terrorist attacks in Russia. The NYT also includes … [read more]


Legal News
10 Sep 2004
by Rebecca Wolford

Friday's New York Times includes reports that the CIA kept some detainees off prison rosters to hide them from the Red Cross inspectors, debates still rage over what to do about the soon-to-expire assault weapons ban, a federal appeals court in California ruled that federal regulators erred when they didn't … [read more]

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