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Legal news from Sunday, June 15, 2008
15:06 EDT

[JURIST] The British military has held the last two Iraqis in its custody without charge or access to lawyers for five years, similar to US detentions at Guantanamo, lawyers for the men alleged in a report published in the Independent Sunday. Faisal Attiyah Nassar al-Saadoon and Khalaf Hussain Mufdhi, both [read more]

13:06 EDT

[JURIST] Pakistani Supreme Court Bar Association President Aitzaz Ahsan [profile; JURIST news archive] told the Associated Press Sunday that despite the end of the "long march" the country's lawyers' movement will continue protesting [JURIST news archive] for the reinstatement of judges ousted after President Pervez Musharraf's declaration of emergency law [read more]

12:06 EDT

[JURIST] The top judge in South Africa's Cape High Court accused judges of the Constitutional Court of South Africa [official website] Friday of political bias after they filed a complaint [JURIST report] with the country's judicial disciplinary body earlier this month against him. The Constitutional Court judges said in a [read more]

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