A Collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh
advertisement
Legal news from Friday, December 24, 2010
by Drew Singer

The Russian State Duma voted 350-59 on Friday to approve the New START nuclear arms treaty with the US, after just hours of debate. The New START treaty replaces the expired Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty, with Russia and the US each pledging to reduce their countries' nuclear warheads by …

[read more]
by Drew Singer

A Swiss judge on Thursday called for the prosecution of three engineers who have links to the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) for allegedly smuggling nuclear weapons technology to Pakistan. After six years of investigation, Swiss federal magistrate Andreas Mueller recommended that the three engineers be tried for providing weapons-related technology to a Pakistani smuggling …

[read more]
by Sarah Posner

The American rights group Freedom House on Thursday urged the US and European Union (EU) to renew full sanctions against Belarus in the wake of post-election unrest. Freedom House commended U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and European High Representative Catherine Ashton for their joint statement calling on Belarusian authorities …

[read more]
by Sarah Posner

The Alaska Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed an election challenged filed by Republican Senate candidate Joe Miller, allowing certification of the November results to move forward. Miller claimed that errors in the counting of election ballots and voter registration led to the write-in victory of his rival Senator Lisa Murkowski. Affirming …

[read more]

Latest Readers

@JURISTnews

Support JURIST

We rely on our readers to keep JURIST running

 Donate now!

© Copyright JURIST Legal News and Research Services, Inc., 2013.