A Collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh
advertisement
Legal news from Friday, January 2, 2009
by Lucas Tanglen

Pakistan on Friday said a bilateral extradition treaty would be required if it were to transfer Mumbai terror attack suspects to India. Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said in a television interview that no such treaty exists and that it will not transfer the suspects without one. India has claimed that such …

[read more]
by Lucas Tanglen

Police in China detained five parents of children who became sick after drinking melamine-tainted milk, preventing the parents from participating in a Friday news conference. One of the parents said that they had been given no reason for their detention. Other parents were allowed to host the news conference, calling for research …

[read more]
by Devin Montgomery

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Thursday signed into law amendments to the country's penal code ending jury trials for terrorism or treason suspects and giving prosecutors broader investigative authority on terrorism or treason related cases. The suspects will now be tried by a panel of three judges. Proponents …

[read more]
by Devin Montgomery

Australian acting prime minister Julia Gillard on Friday said it was "unlikely" that the country would accept foreign detainees released from the Guantanamo Bay military prison, but that her country was considering a second request to do so by the administration of US President George W. Bush. Gillard's statement comes …

[read more]

Latest Readers

@JURISTnews

Support JURIST

We rely on our readers to keep JURIST running

 Donate now!

© Copyright JURIST Legal News and Research Services, Inc., 2013.