DAVID HICKS
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New Jersey High Court Correctly Rules Cell Phone Locations Are Constitutionally Protected
October 21, 2013
JURIST Guest Columnists Annabelle Steinhacker and Rubin Sinins of Javerbaum Wurgaft Hicks Kahn Wikstrom & Sinins, P.C. discuss a recent state court decision regarding the constitutionality of tracing cell phone locations...The police seek to utilize technological advances to aid investigations....... [more]

Australia abandons appropriation of book profits of former Guantanamo detainee
July 24, 2012
The Australian government has discontinued proceedings against former Guantanamo Bay detainee David Hicks over the profits from his memoir. Australia's Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions (CDPP) decided to halt the proceedings against Hicks, 36, commenced in July 2011 that were aimed at app....... [more]

Australia Guantanamo detainee Hicks petitions UN over alleged rights violations
August 21, 2011
Former Guantanamo Bay detainee David Hicks has filed an appeal with the UN Human Rights Committee complaining of multiple violations of international law stemming from his five-year incarceration at Guantanamo from 2002 to 2007. Hicks, an Australian national, is asking the Australian government to ....... [more]

Australia judge freezes profits from ex-Guantanamo detainee book
August 3, 2011
An Australian judge on Wednesday froze the profits from a memoir written by former Guantanamo Bay detainee David Hicks. Hicks spent more than five years without trial in US custody after being captured in Afghanistan following the terror attacks of 9/11. He wrote an autobiography last year entitle....... [more]

Australia to sue ex-Guantanamo detainee for book royalties
July 21, 2011
The Australian government announced Thursday that it will sue former Guantanamo Bay detainee David Hicks for royalties from his memoir. Hicks spent more than five years without trial in US custody after being captured in Afghanistan following the terror attacks of 9/11. He wrote an autobiography la....... [more]

Guantanamo detainee David Hicks transferred to Australia
May 20, 2011
On May 20, 2007, Australian Guantanamo detainee David Hicks was transferred to a maximum security prison near his hometown of Adelaide, South Australia, to serve the remainder of a nine-month prison sentence. In March 2007, a US military commission at Guantanamo Bay recommended sentencing Hicks to s....... [more]

US military formally approved charges against David Hicks
March 1, 2011
On March 1, 2007, the US military formally referred the charges against Australian Guantanamo Bay detainee David Hicks to a military commission. Under the Military Commissions Act of 2006 and the Manual for Military Commissions, Hicks was charged with one count of providing material support to terro....... [more]

Ex-Guantanamo detainee Hicks should be cleared: lawyer
July 19, 2010
The former defense lawyer for Australian ex-Guantanamo Bay detainee David Hicks said Sunday that his former client should be cleared of all links to terrorism because he never committed a crime. The lawyer, Steve Kenny, said he has been unable to find a law that Hicks had broken, either under Austr....... [more]

Iranian leaders use violence and manipulate legal system to quell opposition
February 4, 2010
Neil Hicks: The leaders of the Islamic Republic know well the value of violence and brutality as political control mechanisms. In recent months, the authorities have unleashed random beating of protesters, arbitrary detention and torture, apparently including rape of detainees, running down....... [more]

British Court of Appeal ruling on prenuptial agreements should lead Parliament to change the law
July 7, 2009
Elizabeth Hicks: The decision of the Court of Appeal shows that the Courts are now more likely to agree that a pre-marital contract should be upheld even when one party has not obtained legal advice and where there has not been full and frank disclosure of their assets. This is a real....... [more]

Australia to consider accepting released Guantanamo prisoners
December 27, 2008
A spokesman for Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd said Saturday that Australia would be willing to consider acceptance of Guantanamo Bay detainees on a case-by-case basis, according to a report in The Australian. Rudd's spokesman confirmed that Australia, along with other countries, has been....... [more]




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