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Legal news from Saturday, July 11, 2009
by Matt Glenn

Pakistan has completed its probe into in last November's terror attacks in Mumbai and will likely begin trying next week five men arrested in connection with the attacks, Pakistan's Minister of the Interior Rehman Malik announced Saturday. Malik named Zaki-ur-Rahman Lahkvi, one of the men to stand …

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by Ximena Marinero

The US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit ruled Friday a neighborhood motorist checkpoint program unconstitutionally violated plaintiffs' Fourth Amendment rights. The court overturned a ruling by the US District Court for the District of Columbia, applying precedent from the Supreme Court's decision in City of Indianapolis v. Edmond. In …

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by Matt Glenn

The US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit announced Thursday that prosecutors cannot subpoena statements made by a former congressman to the US House of Representatives Ethics Committee, unsealing a June 23 opinion. In overturning the lower court's ruling, the court ruled that the Constitution's Speech and Debate Clause [Article …

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