Legal news from Sunday, August 29, 2010
10:08 EDT

[JURIST] The Obama administration has halted plans to prosecute Guantanamo Bay [JURIST news archive] detainee Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri [NYT profile] for his alleged involvement in the 2000 USS Cole attack [JURIST news archive], according to a Washington Post report [text] Thursday. According to the report, the intention not to pursue [read more]

09:08 EDT

[JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the Southern District of Ohio [official website] on Friday denied a motion to dismiss [order text] a challenge to the constitutionality of a second execution attempt filed by death row inmate Romell Broom [JURIST news archive]. The challenge was filed in [read more]

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