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Legal news from Saturday, May 1, 2010
by Haley Wojdowski

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday urged Central African nations to adopt a legally binding instrument to combat illicit arms trafficking. Ban noted that there is a strong correlation between arms trafficking and illicit activities, "et Central Africa remains one of the few African subregions without a legally binding instrument to combat …

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by Haley Wojdowski

A German federal court on Friday ruled that the government has no legal basis for keeping files on top Nazi official Adolf Eichmann secret, ordering their release. Argentinian journalist Gabriele Weber filed suit in order to get the documents released, arguing that the documents could fill …

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by Michael Kraemer

The Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) on Friday placed Russia, China, and Canada on its Priority Watch List of 12 countries that are not adequately protecting intellectual property rights. The USTR stated that the Chinese, on the list for the sixth straight year, are using preferential government procurement …

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by Jaclyn Belczyk

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer (R) on Friday signed into law a bill designed to clarify the recently passed immigration law. The original bill, signed into law last week, makes it a crime to be an undocumented immigrant and requires police to question anyone whose immigration status appears suspect. It …

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