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Legal news from Saturday, June 5, 2010
by Sarah Miley

US lawyer and JURIST Forum contributor Peter Erlinder pleaded not guilty Friday to charges of Rwanda genocide denial. Rwandan prosecutors claim that as a result of his past American publications on the Rwandan genocide in tandem with his work as defense counsel at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR), Erlinder …

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by Sarah Miley

Turkey’s Telecommunications Communication Presidency (TIB) has indefinitely restricted several Google services, including Google Docs and Google Translate, due to "legal reasons," according to local news reports. The TIB, which controls Internet accessibility in Turkey, released a statement Friday stating that it has blocked certain Google IP addresses. The formal announcement came after several Internet service …

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by Brian Jackson

The US Army announced Friday that a soldier has been charged in the deaths of three Afghan civilians in separate incidents between January and May. Specialist Jeremy Morlock of Joint Base Lewis-McChord was charged with three counts of premeditated murder and one count of assault after being recalled from Afghanistan on Thursday. A …

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