Legal news from Sunday, May 10, 2009
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[JURIST] Ted Sorensen, former special counsel to US President John F. Kennedy, said in a commencement address [Lincoln Journal Star report] at the University of Nebraska College of Law [official website] Saturday that lawyers from the Department of Justice (DOJ) [official website] who authorized the use of enhanced interrogation techniques [read more]

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[JURIST] Former Bangladeshi foreign minister Morshed Khan began serving as a 13-year sentence on Sunday, after surrendering to a Dhaka court. Khan, who served from 2001 to 2006 under former Prime Minister Begum Khaleda Zia [profile] was convicted [Reuters report] last September of illegally amassing nearly $250,000 by the country's [read more]

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