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Legal news from Monday, September 20, 2010
by Matt Glenn

Prosecutor for the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) Serge Brammertz called on Serbia and other governments Monday to increase efforts to find and arrest former Bosnian Serb military leader Ratko Mladic. Brammertz said failure to arrest Mladic would send war criminals the message that if …

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by Brian Jackson

Police in China's Shanxi province in arrested seven individuals, including the executive of a dairy company, after that company's powdered milk was found to contain melamine, according to Monday reports. In 2008, melamine-tainted milk from China was blamed for the deaths of six infants, and the Chinese government promised that all tainted …

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by Ann Riley

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) released a report Monday absolving the FBI of charges that agents conducted investigations of domestic groups based on their exercise of First Amendment rights. The report criticizes the FBI for beginning investigations on weak factual predicates, continuing …

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by Carrie Schimizzi

The Malaysian Court of Appeals on Monday dismissed an appeal by opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim of the Kuala Lumpur High Court's refusal to throw out the sodomy charges against him based on allegations that his accuser had an affair with the prosecutor. A three-man panel ruled that, under …

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