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Legal news from Monday, May 31, 2010
14:05 EDT

[JURIST] The Lahore High Court (LHC) Monday ordered the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) [official websites] to restore access to the Facebook [corporate website] social networking website. The LHC had blocked access [JURIST report] to the website earlier this month, in response to a page created by a Facebook user which [read more]

11:05 EDT

[JURIST] Chairman of the US military Joint Chiefs of Staff [official website] Admiral Mike Mullen [official profile] on Sunday urged Congress to delay passing a legislative amendment [press release] to repeal the military's controversial "Don't Ask Don't Tell" policy [10 USC § 654; JURIST news archive] until a review of [read more]

10:05 EDT

[JURIST] A Bangladesh High Court has dismissed the last of 15 corruption cases against Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina [BBC profile], her lawyer said Monday. The court held that Hasina had not committed a criminal offense [AFP report] when she used government funds to to appoint US lobbyists to represent the [read more]

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