Legal news from Saturday, February 26, 2011
16:02 EDT

[JURIST] The Obama administration on Friday asked [brief, PDF] the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit [official website] to delay its review of an order striking down the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy (DADT) [10 USC § 654; JURIST news archive] because the policy will soon be [read more]

14:02 EDT

[JURIST] The Spanish National Court [official website, in Spanish] on Friday agreed to continue investigating allegations of a Moroccan man who claims that he was tortured while detained at Guantanamo Bay [JURIST news archive]. Article 23.4 of the Ley Organica del Poder Judicial (LOPJ) [text, in Spanish] authorizes Spanish courts [read more]

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