Legal news from Sunday, April 3, 2011

[JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin [official website] on Friday dismissed [order, PDF] two challenges to campaign financing schemes for Wisconsin Supreme Court elections. Wisconsin Right to Life [advocacy website] and the Wisconsin Center for Economic Prosperity challenged the Impartial Justice Act … [read more]

[JURIST] Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu [official website] on Sunday called [statement] on the UN to retract the Goldstone Report [text, PDF; JURIST news archive] following statements made by Richard Goldstone in a Washington Post op-ed [text]. The Goldstone Report, which found that Israel committed war crimes [JURIST report] in … [read more]

[JURIST] US Undersecretary of Defense Clifford Stanley [official biography] on Friday testified [hearing record] that the repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell (DADT) [10 USC § 654; JURIST news archive] is on track to be complete midsummer. Nine percent of the military was trained in the past month without resistance, … [read more]

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