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Legal news from Sunday, September 21, 2008
by Bernard Hibbitts

Pakistani Chief Justice Abdul Hameed Dogar swore in four previously ousted judges as new members of the country's Supreme Court Saturday, bringing the number of the judges on the reconstituted court to 29. Justice Sardar Mohammad Raza Khan and Justice Nasirul Mulk were members of the top court when they were effectively dismissed in November …

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by Leslie Schulman

A judge in the US District Court for the District of Columbia on Friday ruled that the civil rights of former Army Special Forces officer Diane Schroer were violated after a job offer to serve as the senior terrorism research analyst at the Library of Congress was rescinded following Schroer's disclosure to …

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by Leslie Schulman

The Pentagon on Friday announced that US Air Force Brig. Gen. Thomas Hartmann, the controversial legal advisor to the US military commissions at Guantanamo and supervisor of the Office of Military Commissions-Prosecution (OMC-P), has been reassigned to the newly-created position of director of operations of the Office of Military Commissions. As director …

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