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Legal news from Sunday, May 14, 2006
12:05 EDT

[JURIST] UK Prime Minister Tony Blair [official profile] has sent a letter [PDF] to new Home Secretary John Reid [official profile] suggesting that "we...need to look again at whether primary legislation is needed to address the issue of Court rulings which over-rule the Government in a way that is inconsistent [read more]

11:05 EDT

[JURIST] The Supreme Court of Israel [official website] on Sunday issued a 6-5 decision upholding the legality the Citizenship and Entry into Israel Law [text], which limits the rights of Palestinians to live in Israel. The law, passed by the Knesset [official website] in 2002, allows only Palestinian women 25 [read more]

10:05 EDT

[JURIST] US Vice President Dick Cheney and his legal advisor and current chief of staff David S. Addington [Wikipedia profile] argued after Sept. 11 that the National Security Agency [official website] should listen in on domestic phone calls and emails without warrants, the New York Times reported Sunday, citing two [read more]

10:05 EDT

[JURIST] Over 10,000 pro-immigrant protesters marched through Paris on Saturday to demonstrate against a proposed immigration bill [JURIST report; legislative materials] that would effectively allow border officials to choose who will be admitted into the country. Specifically, the bill creates a "competence and talent" card that would identify "assets for [read more]

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