Legal news from Saturday, August 14, 2010
13:08 EDT

[JURIST] A right-wing blogger from New Jersey was convicted by a federal jury Friday for death threats made on his blog against federal judges who upheld a gun control law. Harold "Hal" Turner [advocacy website], a one-time FBI informant on white-supremacist groups, was convicted [NJ Record report] in Brooklyn of [read more]

11:08 EDT

[JURIST] US President Barack Obama [official website] Friday signed legislation designed to increase security along the US-Mexico border. The Act [HR 6080 materials] allocates an additional $600 million toward hiring 1,000 new Border Patrol [CPB officlal website] agents and 200 special agents, building two new border control stations and buying [read more]

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