Legal news from Sunday, October 5, 2008
17:10 EDT

[JURIST] Italy's Constitutional Court [official website, in Italian] was asked Saturday to rule on a new law granting top Italian lawmakers immunity from prosecution [JURIST report] while in office as a judge in Milan formally suspended a long-running corruption case against Italian Prime Minister and media magnate Silvio Berlusconi [JURIST [read more]

17:10 EDT

[JURIST] US Department of Justice officials announced Friday that a private security company contracted by the US Agency for International Development (USAID) [official website] and four of its executives and employees have been charged with conspiracy, major fraud and wire fraud [press release] in connection with alleged efforts to interfere [read more]

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