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Legal news from Saturday, April 2, 2011
by Maureen Cosgrove

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced on Friday that the former CEO of mortgage company Taylor, Bean & Whitaker (TBW) pleaded guilty on charges of fraud related to the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP). Paul Allen pleaded guilty to making false statements and conspiring to commit bank and …

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by Maureen Cosgrove

Germany urged the European Union (EU) on Friday to impose an export ban on a drug used for lethal injections in several US states. Germany's human rights commissioner, Markus Loening, requested that the drug sodium thiopental be placed on the list of drugs that require governmental consent prior to export. Sodium thiopental …

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by Erin Bock

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on Saturday reported the deaths of at least 800 civilians in the Ivory Coast town of Duekoue as a result of intercommunal violence that took place on Tuesday. A spokesperson for the ICRC condemned the violence, which has been ongoing in the area since …

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by Erin Bock

A judge for the US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia on Friday denied a motion to dismiss a federal suit against former Somali prime minister and defense minister Mohamed Ali Samantar. Lawyers for Samantar argued that the case should be dismissed because the statute of limitations had expired and …

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