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Legal news from Sunday, June 3, 2007
by Natalie Hrubos

British newspapers reported Sunday that incoming Prime Minister Gordon Brown intends to reintroduce tough terrorism measures 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 detain terror suspects without charge for more than 28 days, …

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by Natalie Hrubos

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. The complaint charging the four men claims the plot was intended to "cause greater destruction than in the Sept. 11 attacks," according to one of the suspects. The plot could …

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by Natalie Hrubos

The Connecticut House of Representatives approved a bill 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 June 2005, Susan Kelo took her eminent domain [JURIST news …

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