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Legal news from Sunday, September 20, 2009
by Amelia Mathias

Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik announced Saturday that his government would indict seven suspects in the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks. He also requested further evidence from India that the head of the erstwhile-Islamic charity and fundamentalist terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba, Hafiz Muhammad Saeed, was involved in planning the attacks. Recent reports on Saeed's …

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by Amelia Mathias

Two more Uighur detainees currently held at Guantanamo Bay have agreed to be transferred 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 have been cleared for transfer since District Judge Ricardo Urbina …

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by Steve Czajkowski

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) issued a plan Friday to reduce prison overcrowding as ordered by a special panel of federal judges in August, but the plan falls short of the order's requirements. According to the CDCR, the plan could reduce the overcrowding rate from 190 …

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by Steve Czajkowski

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a statement of interest Friday urging the US District Court for the Southern District of New York to reject a class action settlement in a copyright suit against Google. In its statement, which comes after an investigation …

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