Legal news from Saturday, November 27, 2004
16:11 EDT

[JURIST] Former US Army sergeant Charles Robert Jenkins was released from 30 days military confinement at Camp Zama, Japan, Saturday so that he may begin a new life with his family and Japanese wife. In 1965, Jenkins, stationed near the Korean DMZ, told others that he was going to investigate [read more]

16:11 EDT

[JURIST] US Supreme Court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg has announced that Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist will not be present for the judicial session beginning this Monday, when the Supreme Court reconvenes to hear oral arguments. The session, consisting of two arguments per day, lasts Nov. 29 through Dec. 1 and [read more]

15:11 EDT

[JURIST] Federal bankruptcy court judge Eugene Wedoff issued a temporary restraining order Friday blocking creditors from repossessing 14 jets owned by financially troubled United Airlines, who filed for bankruptcy in December 2002. The protection of the eight Boeing 767s and six 737s will save the airline tens of millions of [read more]

09:11 EDT

[JURIST] BBC News is reporting that in an extraordinary Saturday session the Ukrainian parliament has declared the disputed presidential election of last Sunday invalid.9:10 AM ET - Radio Free Europe now has more. A wire story in the Kyiv Post notes that "the legislators' move was not legally binding, but [read more]

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