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Legal news from Monday, July 5, 2010
by Christian Ehret

An extradition hearing for former Bosnian president Ejup Ganic began in London Monday to determine whether or not the former leader should be forced to face trial in Serbia for alleged war crimes. Ganic, who served as vice president during the outset of the 1992-1995 Bosnian civil war, is accused of ordering attacks in …

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by Christian Ehret

Newly appointed Italian cabinet minister Aldo Brancher resigned Monday amidst controversy over an embezzlement indictment. Brancher, appointed on June 18 after being nominated by Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, unsuccessfully attempted to use his status as a government official to delay proceedings against him in a banking case [Dow Jones …

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by Sarah Miley

Beijing's No. 1 Intermediate People's Court Monday sentenced US geologist Xue Feng to eight years in prison for collecting intelligence and illegally providing state secrets. Xue was also fined 200,000 yuan. The court stated that Xue received a database which contained the coordinates for oil wells owned by the China National Petroleum Corporation while conducting …

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by Sarah Miley

Three administrative law judges with the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Atomic Safety and Licensing Board have denied a request by the Obama administration and the US Department of Energy (DOE) to withdraw the government's application for a license to construct a permanent nuclear waste repository in Yucca Mountain, …

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