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Legal news from Monday, December 25, 2006
by Kate Heneroty

Iran's parliament has voted to review the terms of the country's cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the UN's nuclear watchdog, following a weekend approval of sanctions ]JURIST report] by the UN Security Council ordering Tehran to halt uranium enrichment. The bill gives members of parliament …

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by Kate Heneroty

US Defense Department Administrative Review Boards (ARB) reviewing the status of prisoners held by the US at Guantanamo Bay cleared 46 detainees for transfer to the custody of their home countries, according to new figures posted on the DOD website. Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England, the civilian in control …

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by Kate Heneroty

A recent UK Home Office report prepared for Prime Minister Tony Blair details the country's first increase in crime since the mid-1990s and predicts a massive 25% increase in its prison population over the next five years, according to the Sunday Times. The report also observes a growing …

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