Legal news from Saturday, August 21, 2010
13:08 EDT

[JURIST] US military judge Army Colonel Patrick Parrish rejected [ruling, PDF] claims by Canadian Guantanamo Bay [JURIST news archive] detainee Omar Khadr [DOD materials; JURIST news archive] that his confession was a byproduct of torture, in a ruling released Friday. Khadr's lawyers had argued [motion, PDF] that his statements were [read more]

11:08 EDT

[JURIST] The Obama administration on Friday urged Libyan authorities to return convicted Pan Am Flight 103 [BBC backgrounder] bomber Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed Al Megrahi [BBC profile; JURIST news archive] to a Scottish prison to serve the remainder of his sentence. US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton [official website] released a [read more]

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