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Legal news from Saturday, July 3, 2010
by Daniel Makosky

Hundreds of Spaniards gathered outside Spain's Constitutional Court in Madrid Saturday to protest recently approved changes to the country's abortion laws. Demonstrators representing roughly 60 anti-abortion organizations, including Right to Live (DV), assembled to challenge what they describe as "the most radical abortion law …

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by Sarah Miley

Suspected Nazi collaborator Charles Zentai won an appeal on Friday in the Federal Court of Australia denying a request from the Hungarian government to extradite the now-Australian citizen in order to stand trial in Hungary for war crimes. Zentai is accused of killing Jewish teenager Peter Balazs in 1944 in Budapest for failing to wear the Star …

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by Sarah Miley

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled in two judgments Thursday that under EU law [Directive 92/85 text, PDF] a pregnant worker temporarily transferred or granted leave on account of her pregnancy is entitled to pay equivalent to the average earnings she received before her pregnancy. The ECJ also called for improvements at the workplace …

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