Legal news from Saturday, June 30, 2007
11:06 EDT

[JURIST] The Multinational Force-Iraq (MNF-I) [official website] announced charges [press release] 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 [read more]

10:06 EDT

[JURIST] 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 [press release] for its assertion of executive privilege [JURIST report] in rejecting congressional subpoenas [JURIST report] in the investigation of the US Attorney [read more]

09:06 EDT

[JURIST] New Hampshire Governor John Lynch [official website] signed a bill [HB 184 text] Friday repealing a 2003 law requiring parental notification [text] for minors seeking an abortion [JURIST news archive]. New Hampshire is the first state to repeal the notification requirement, though the 2003 statute never took effect in [read more]

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