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Legal news from Saturday, September 18, 2010
by Daniel Makosky

The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Friday heard oral arguments in the appeal of a district court ruling that ordered the release of Guantanamo Bay detainee Mohamedou Olud Slahi. The three-judge panel indicated that it is inclined to order that the case be reconsidered …

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by Daniel Makosky

Supporters of Proposition 8, California's ban on same-sex marriage, filed a brief Friday in the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit requesting to proceed with an appeal. The brief seeks standing to argue the appeal following a ruling earlier this month that Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and …

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by Andrea Bottorff

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced Friday that a US scientist and his wife have been indicted for conspiring to sell nuclear weapons information to an individual they believed worked for the Venezuelan government. Pedro Leonardo Mascheroni and his wife, Marjorie Mascheroni, were arrested Friday by the FBI and appeared …

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by Andrea Bottorff

Judges for the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on Friday upheld a verdict in favor of Royal Dutch Shell PLC in a case brought by families of Nigerian protesters who were executed by the previous Nigerian government in 1995 for speaking out against the oil company. The court …

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