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Legal news from Sunday, April 3, 2011
by Carrie Schimizzi

A judge for the US District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin on Friday dismissed two challenges to campaign financing schemes for Wisconsin Supreme Court elections. Wisconsin Right to Life and the Wisconsin Center for Economic Prosperity challenged the Impartial Justice Act saying the law violates their First …

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by Drew Singer

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday called on the UN to retract the Goldstone Report following statements made by Richard Goldstone in a Washington Post op-ed. The Goldstone Report, which found that Israel committed war crimes in Operation Cast Lead after a fact finding …

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by Drew Singer

US Undersecretary of Defense Clifford Stanley on Friday testified 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, Stanley told the House of Representatives Armed Services Committee Subcommittee …

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