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Legal news from Saturday, May 26, 2007
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[JURIST] The Mexican government joined in opposition to a Mexico City [official website, in Spanish] abortion law legalizing abortions in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy on Friday, appointing Attorney General Eduardo Medina Mora to help argue before the Supreme Court of Mexico [official website] that the law is unconstitutional. [read more]

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[JURIST] An Ontario Court of Appeal [official website] panel ruled [decision] Friday that officials making determinations under the Canadian province's Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act [text] had to weigh the public interest in the release of information sought and that simply invoking statutory exemptions on release based [read more]

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[JURIST] An investigator for the UN Human Rights Council [official website] said Friday that the US has committed human rights violations in its interrogations of terror suspects and by putting questionable restrictions on immigration. In preliminary report from what will be a larger document due to the Council later this [read more]

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