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Legal news from Sunday, September 20, 2009
15:09 EDT

[JURIST] Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik announced Saturday that his government would indict seven suspects in the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks [JURIST news archive]. He also requested further evidence [AP report] from India that the head of the erstwhile-Islamic charity and fundamentalist terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba [CFR backgrounder], Hafiz Muhammad Saeed, [read more]

12:09 EDT

[JURIST] Two more Uighur detainees currently held at Guantanamo Bay [JURIST news archive] have agreed to be transferred [AP report] to Palau, their lawyer told the Associated Press Saturday. Six of the remaining 13 Uighurs in Guantanamo Bay are now set to be transferred to the Pacific island. The detainees [read more]

10:09 EDT

[JURIST] The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) [official website] issued a plan [text, PDF; press release] Friday to reduce prison overcrowding as ordered [opinion, PDF; JURIST report] by a special panel of federal judges in August, but the plan falls short of the order's requirements. According to the [read more]

09:09 EDT

[JURIST] The US Department of Justice (DOJ) [official website] filed a statement of interest [text, PDF; press release] Friday urging the US District Court for the Southern District of New York [official website] to reject a class action settlement [Authors Guild backgrounder] in a copyright suit [case materials] against Google. [read more]

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