A Collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh
advertisement
Legal news from Sunday, May 20, 2007
by Natalie Hrubos

Romanian voters Saturday rejected a referendum proposal to impeach reformist President Traian Basescu. Basescu was suspended by the opposition-dominated parliament last month for allegedly abusing his powers. Earlier this month, the Romanian Constitutional Court upheld an opposition-sponsored bill making it easier to remove the president by reducing …

[read more]
by Natalie Hrubos

Australian Guantanamo detainee David Hicks was transferred to a maximum security prison near his hometown of Adelaide, South Australia Sunday to serve the remainder of his nine-month prison sentence. In March, a US military commission at Guantanamo Bay recommended sentencing Hicks to seven years in prison, …

[read more]
by Natalie Hrubos

The Texas Youth Commission (TYC) will release 226 inmates from its juvenile prison system after an investigation revealed that their sentences were improperly extended. Commission Special Master Jay Kimbrough, appointed early this month by Texas Gov. Rick Perry to investigate the TYC, formed a six-member panel in March to review extended sentences [JURIST …

[read more]

Latest Readers

@JURISTnews

Support JURIST

We rely on our readers to keep JURIST running

 Donate now!

© Copyright JURIST Legal News and Research Services, Inc., 2013.