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Legal news from Saturday, June 13, 2009
by Matt Glenn

A judge for the US District Court for the Northern District of California ruled Friday that a torture lawsuit against former Bush administration lawyer John Yoo can proceed. Judge Jeffrey White refused to dismiss a lawsuit brought by convicted terrorist Jose Padilla [JURIST news …

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by Ximena Marinero

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced Friday that three Guantanamo Bay detainees have been transferred to Saudi Arabia, their country of origin, where they will undergo judicial review and rehabilitation. Khalid Saad Mohammed, Abdalaziz Kareem Salim Al Noofayaee, and Ahmed Zaid Salim Zuhair were already cleared by the Bush administration, but …

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