Legal news from Monday, December 27, 2010

[JURIST] Detainees will continue to be held at the detention center at Guantanamo Bay [JURIST news archive] for the foreseeable future, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs [WP profile] acknowledged [transcript] Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union." The statement comes almost one year after the Obama administration missed its … [read more]

[JURIST] The Khamovnichesky District Court [official website, in Russian] in Moscow found former Russian oil executive Mikhail Khodorkovsky [defense profile; JURIST news archive] and his business partner Platon Lebedev [defense profile] guilty of embezzlement Monday. Khodorkovsky, the former owner of Yukos oil, and Lebedev were charged and convicted of embezzling … [read more]

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