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Legal news from Monday, September 5, 2011
by Dan Taglioli

The trial of former French president Jacques Chirac opened in his absence on Monday after Judge Dominique Pauthe of the 11th Criminal Court of Paris agreed to continue the proceedings without him. Chirac and his legal team filed documents with the court on Friday claiming Chirac is too ill to face his corruption trial …

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by Dan Taglioli

Violence broke out in the Egyptian court where the corruption and murder trial of former president Hosni Mubarak resumed on Monday for a third session. As the first witness for the prosecution began testimony during the trial's third hearing, plaintiffs and their lawyers clashed with Mubarak supporters. The witness …

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by Julia Zebley

UK Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday gave a speech on the situation in Libya, announcing an investigation into collusion between MI6, the overseas British Security Service, and the Libyan Security Services regarding the treatment of former Guantanamo Bay detainees. Accusations of M16 sending detainees to knowingly be tortured …

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by Julia Zebley

The trial of former Icelandic prime minister Geir Haarde began on Monday, on charges that he was grossly negligent for failing to stop the nation's banking collapse during the 2008 financial crisis. Court convened in the Landsdomur, a special court to try cabinet ministers, with Haarde's lawyers requesting a dismissal of all …

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