Legal news from Sunday, June 3, 2007
13:06 EDT

[JURIST] British newspapers reported Sunday that incoming Prime Minister Gordon Brown [official profile] intends to reintroduce tough terrorism measures [Times report] previously rejected by parliament when he takes office later this month on the departure of current British PM Tony Blair. Brown has said that police should be able to [read more]

12:06 EDT

[JURIST] Federal authorities arrested three men Saturday and are still searching for a fourth after foiling a terrorist plot to bomb John F. Kennedy International Airport [official website]. The complaint [PDF text] charging the four men claims the plot was intended to "cause greater destruction than in the Sept. 11 [read more]

11:06 EDT

[JURIST] The Connecticut House of Representatives approved a bill [materials] Saturday night that prohibits the state from from taking property solely to boost property taxes. The measure, approved by the state Senate last week, reflects a compromise between the state and its homeowners after a years-long property rights battle. In [read more]

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