Legal news from Saturday, July 11, 2009
14:07 EDT

[JURIST] Pakistan has completed its probe into in last November's terror attacks in Mumbai [BBC backgrounder; JURIST news archive] and will likely begin trying next week five men arrested in connection with the attacks, Pakistan's Minister of the Interior Rehman Malik [official profile] announced Saturday. Malik named [IANS report] Zaki-ur-Rahman [read more]

14:07 EDT

[JURIST] The US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit [official website] ruled [opinion, PDF] Friday a neighborhood motorist checkpoint program unconstitutionally violated plaintiffs' Fourth Amendment [text] rights. The court overturned a ruling by the US District Court for the District of Columbia [official website], applying precedent from the Supreme [read more]

13:07 EDT

[JURIST] The US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit [official website] announced [opinion, PDF] Thursday that prosecutors cannot subpoena statements made by a former congressman to the US House of Representatives Ethics Committee [official website], unsealing [order, PDF] a June 23 opinion. In overturning the lower court's ruling, the [read more]

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