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Legal news from Sunday, May 10, 2009
by Andrew Morgan

Ted Sorensen, former special counsel to US President John F. Kennedy, said in a commencement address at the University of Nebraska College of Law Saturday that lawyers from the Department of Justice (DOJ) who authorized the use of enhanced interrogation techniques had "disgraced not only their country but their profession." Addressing …

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by Andrew Morgan

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 was convicted last September of illegally amassing nearly $250,000 by the country's Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC). Khan fled the country following …

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