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Legal news from Sunday, June 10, 2007
17:06 EDT

[JURIST] Chief judge Mohammed al-Uraibi of the Iraqi High Tribunal [official website] said Sunday that the court will hand down a verdict June 24 in the genocide trial [JURIST news archive] of Ali Hassan al-Majid - known to the Western media as "Chemical Ali" [BBC profile] - and five other [read more]

16:06 EDT

[JURIST] Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf [official website] on Saturday withdrew restrictions on media covering the political crisis that has followed the president's March 9 decision to suspend [JURIST report] Pakistan Supreme Court Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammed Chaudhry [official website; JURIST news archive]. Earlier this month, Musharraf issued an emergency ordinance [read more]

15:06 EDT

[JURIST] A US military investigator considering the case against Marine lawyer Capt. Randy W. Stone has recommended that he not face court-martial for his failure to launch a probe into the November 2005 killings of 24 Iraqi civilians by a squad of US Marines at Haditha [USMC timeline; JURIST news [read more]

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