Legal news from Saturday, April 28, 2007
13:04 EDT

[JURIST] The American Bar Association (ABA) [profession website] Friday criticized a US Department of Justice proposal [motion, PDF; brief, PDF] that lawyers for Guantanamo Bay detainees should be subject to tightened restrictions [proposed protective order, PDF], including limited access to their client and evidence. ABA President Karen J. Mathis said [read more]

13:04 EDT

[JURIST] A parliamentary vote on the only candidate running to be the next president of Turkey ran into a legal challenge Friday after Turkish Foreign Minister Abdullah Gul [official website; Wikipedia profile; JURIST news archive], a member of the ruling Islamist-rooted Justice and Development Party (AKP) [party website, in Turkish; [read more]

11:04 EDT

[JURIST] A spokesman for the Cambodian Bar Association (BAKC) said Saturday that the group would dramatically reduce the fees it proposed to levy on foreign lawyers taking part in the upcoming Khmer Rouge genocide trials [JURIST news archive] before the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia [official website]. Foreign [read more]

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