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Legal news from Sunday, June 26, 2011
by Dan Taglioli

Israel issued a warning to the international media on Sunday, threatening deportation and a 10-year ban from the country for any foreign journalist caught on board an aid flotilla headed for the Gaza Strip. The Israeli Government Press Office issued a letter to foreign journalists reportedly calling the flotilla a dangerous provocation by extremists and …

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by Dan Taglioli

The US District Court for the Southern District of Indiana on Friday granted a preliminary injunction against a state law that would block Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood of Indiana (PPIN) and other organizations providing abortion services. The decision handed down by Judge Tanya Walton Pratt prevents application …

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by Ashley Hileman

Florida Governor Rick Scott (R) on Friday signed into law two bills that affect the procedures surrounding a woman's ability to receive an abortion within the state. The first, HB 1127, requires that an ultrasound be performed prior to an abortion and that the individual performing the procedure offer the …

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by Ashley Hileman

An appeals panel for the US Court of Military Commission Review on Friday upheld the conviction of former Osama Bin Laden driver and Guantanamo Bay detainee, Salim Ahmed Hamdan. The panel, which decided to hear the appeal in September, ultimately rejected [AP …

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