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Legal news from Saturday, April 3, 2010
by Ximena Marinero

A judge for the US District Court for the District of Columbia on Thursday dismissed as moot 105 habeas corpus petitions of non-citizen former Guantanamo Bay detainees who are no longer in US custody. Judge Thomas Hogan wrote that in deciding the case, the court was answering one of the questions left …

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by Bhargav Katikaneni

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on Friday announced changes to airport security rules, moving toward a screening system based on intelligence information. DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano said the new system will apply to all air carriers with international flights to the US, and is more effecting at stopping terrorist threats:These new …

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