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Legal news from Sunday, September 16, 2007
by Bernard Hibbitts

President Bush has decided to nominate retired federal judge Michael B. Mukasey as the next US attorney general succeeding the resigned Alberto Gonzales and will formally announce his pick Monday, according to administration and Republican Party sources cited in media reports late Sunday. Mukasey, 66, who retired from the US District Court for …

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by Michael Sung

Japanese House of Representatives member Yasuo Fukuda, the leading candidate to succeed former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, said Sunday that the coalition government under the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) may take the unusual step of renewing the controversial Anti-Terrorism Special Measures Law by adopting renewal measures twice …

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by Michael Sung

Former federal judge Michael B. Mukasey is emerging as the leading candidate to head the US Department of Justice, the New York Times and AP reported Saturday. Mukasey, who retired from the US District Court for the Southern District of New York in 2006 after 18 years, has been previously endorsed by Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) [official …

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by Michael Sung

US Assistant Attorney General Kenneth L. Wainstein, head of the US Department of Justice's National Security Division (NSD), is seeking to reassure members of Congress that the Protect America Act 2007 is not over-broad and will not allow government authorities to conduct warrantless domestic searches, the Washington Post reported Saturday. The Protect …

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