Legal news from Saturday, June 5, 2010
10:06 EDT

[JURIST] US lawyer and JURIST Forum [website] contributor Peter Erlinder [professional profile; JURIST news archive] 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 [read more]

09:06 EDT

[JURIST] Turkey’s Telecommunications Communication Presidency (TIB) has indefinitely restricted several Google [corporate website] services, including Google Docs and Google Translate, due to "legal reasons," according to local news reports [Hurriyet report]. The TIB, which controls Internet accessibility in Turkey, released a statement Friday stating that it has blocked certain Google [read more]

08:06 EDT

[JURIST] The US Army [official website] 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 [official website] was charged with three counts of premeditated murder [AP report] and one count [read more]

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