Legal news from Saturday, January 9, 2010
15:01 EDT

[JURIST] A three judge panel from the US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit [official website] on Friday upheld [opinion text] the constitutionality of provisions of the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act [18 USC § 4248 text], which allow a person deemed "sexually dangerous" to be civilly [read more]

10:01 EDT

[JURIST] The Chinese Embassy in Switzerland [official website] on Friday warned that Switzerland would jeopardize relations with China by accepting two Uighur Guantanamo Bay detainees [JURIST news archive]. Switzerland has already agreed [JURIST report] to accept an Uzbek Guantanamo detainee, who will be relocated to the canton of Geneva, but [read more]

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