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Legal news from Saturday, July 7, 2007
by Michael Sung

The Appeals Court of Paris Friday struck down the CNE, contrat nouvelles embauches as a violation of international and basic French labor standards, dealing a setback to efforts by French President Nicolas Sarkozy to open the French labor market. The CNE, a model contract which …

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by Michael Sung

Bilal Abdulla, the driver of the burning vehicle involved in last weekend's attack on the Glasgow International Airport, appeared in court Saturday to face conspiracy to cause explosion charges for his alleged role in the failed bombing and the foiled terror plots in London. Abdulla, an Iraqi-trained doctor born in Britain, is the the first …

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by Michael Sung

US military judge Lt. Col. John Head ruled Friday that the refiling of charges in the court-martial of US Army 1st Lt. Ehren Watada after a February mistrial does not constitute double jeopardy and will not violate Watada's Fifth Amendment right. Watada, a 28-year old Honolulu native who is the …

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by Michael Sung

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) Friday rejected allegations made by a US Army officer previously involved in Combatant Status Review Tribunal (CSRT) proceedings at Guantanamo Bay that the CSRTs were pressured to declare detainees "enemy combatants" based on vague or incomplete evidence. The Department said in a court filing that …

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