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Legal news from Sunday, September 11, 2011
by Maureen Cosgrove

Ugandan Supreme Court Chief Justice Benjamin Odoki on Friday said the Judiciary lacks independence as a result of interference by African governments. At the Southern African Chief Justices Forum in Kampala, Odoki pointed to surveys by the World Bank and the World Economic Forum that rank African countries below other countries with …

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by Maureen Cosgrove

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki on Saturday accepted the resignation of the country's lead corruption watchdog, Raheem Uqaili. Uqaili was the chairman of Iraq's Integrity Commission, an independent corruption monitoring agency that investigates officials from the Defense Ministry and other government agencies. Uqaili supporters …

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by Erin Bock

The US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit has agreed to a rehearing en banc to determine the constitutionality of an amendment to the Michigan Constitution banning affirmative action. Proposal 2 bans affirmative action in public employment, public education and state contracting. The decision vacates a ruling handed …

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by Erin Bock

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon sent a letter to the UN Security Council (UNSC) , which was circulated on Friday, seeking the formation of a mission to provide assistance to the new post-conflict authorities in Libya. Ban proposed the establishment of a three-month United Nations Support Mission in Libya, which would focus on "further …

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