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Legal news from Saturday, June 30, 2007
by Michael Sung

The Multinational Force-Iraq (MNF-I) announced charges Saturday of premeditated murder and wrongfully placing weapons with the remains of deceased Iraqis against US Army Staff Sergeant Michael A. Hensley and Specialist Jorge G. Sandoval, Jr. The two soldiers allegedly killed three unarmed Iraqis in three separate incidents between April and June 2007 in the vicinity of …

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by Michael Sung

US Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and House Judiciary Committee Chairman John Conyers (D-MI) Friday asked the White House to provide a legal basis for its assertion of executive privilege in rejecting congressional subpoenas in the investigation of the US Attorney firings controversy. In a letter …

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by Michael Sung

New Hampshire Governor John Lynch signed a bill Friday repealing a 2003 law requiring parental notification for minors seeking an abortion. New Hampshire is the first state to repeal the notification requirement, though the 2003 statute never took effect in the state due to a successful court challenge. …

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