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Legal news from Saturday, September 26, 2009
by Andrew Morgan

Police used unnecessary force to disperse demonstrations at the Pittsburgh Group of 20 (G-20) Summit, several civil liberties groups said Friday. Witold "Vic" Walczak, Legal Director for the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania (ACLU-PA) said that police deployed throughout the city in a manner that prevented lawful demonstrations, suppressed free speech and …

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by Andrew Morgan

The Obama administration may not be able to meet the January deadline set early this year for the closure of Guantanamo Bay, senior administration officials said Friday. Speaking on condition of anonymity, the officials told AP, the Washington Post, CNN and other media outlets that the difficulty in finding host countries for detainees who can …

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by Bhargav Katikaneni

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Saturday denied that Iran had broken nuclear development regulations in respect to a newly-disclosed nuclear facility, insisting that the applicable disclosure rules only require notice six months before nuclear material is introduced into the facility for the first time. At a press conference Friday, US, …

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