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Legal news from Saturday, April 30, 2011
by Erin Bock

Utah Governor Gary Herbert announced on Friday that the state of Utah filed a complaint in the US District Court for the District of Utah against the Department of the Interior (DOI) regarding an order issued by Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar in December. Secretarial Order 3310 …

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by Erin Bock

The Supreme Court of Canada on Friday ruled that Ontario's Agricultural Employees Protection Act (AEPA) does not violate the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. The AEPA denies workers the right to unionize and engage in collective bargaining. The court determined by an 8-1 margin that the APEA does not violate the workers' …

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by Carrie Schimizzi

A US Army panel of experts on Friday declared Pfc. Bradley Manning competent to stand trial for leaking a controversial classified video of a 2007 US helicopter strike in Iraq and classified State Department documents on Wikileaks last year. It took a panel of psychiatrists nearly nine …

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by Carrie Schimizzi

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak could face the death penalty if convicted of ordering attacks on protesters during the demonstrations in Egypt early this year. Egypt's Justice Minister Mohammed al-Gindi told al-Ahram weekly that Mubarak would face either the death penalty or life imprisonment if convicted. …

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