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Legal news from Sunday, December 12, 2010
by Zach Zagger

The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on Friday reversed its prior decision and allowed a suit by the heirs of victims of the Armenian genocide to proceed. The court decided 2-1 to withdraw its August ruling, which found California Civil Procedure Code § 354.4 …

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by Dwyer Arce

A Sudanese civil society group filed a lawsuit Sunday challenging the actions of the commission handling the January 9 self-determination referendum in southern Sudan. The challenge, filed with the Sudanese Constitutional Court, alleges that the commission violated the procedures for the referendum, set out in the 2009 Southern Sudan Referendum Act and the Sudanese Constitution …

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by Dwyer Arce

The First Municipal Court in Belgrade on Friday acquitted 10 men suspected of helping former Bosnian Serb military leader Ratko Mladic evade arrest. Mladic is one of two high-level targets still at large under the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and faces …

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