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Legal news from Sunday, September 18, 2011
by Maureen Cosgrove

Seven states, including California, Illinois, Massachusetts, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Washington, on Friday joined an antitrust lawsuit initiated by the US Department of Justice (DOJ) attempting to block a proposed $39 billion acquisition of cellular carrier T-Mobile USA by Telecom giant AT&T. The lawsuit, filed by the DOJ in August [JURIST …

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by Maureen Cosgrove

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Saturday criticized the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) for ruling in favor of presidential hopeful Leopoldo Lopez, thereby allowing him to run for office. A Venezuelan anti-corruption official had barred Lopez from running for office after conducting a corruption investigation in 2005. Chavez …

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by Ashley Hileman

An Egyptian court on Sunday convicted Zohair Garanah, the former tourism minister under the Hosni Mubarak regime, on corruption charges. As a result of the guilty verdict, the court sentenced him to three years in prison. The conviction of Garanah, a businessman before joining Mubarak's cabinet, closely followed that of Ahmed …

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by Ashley Hileman

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced Thursday that the national rate of violent crime decreased by 13 percent during 2010. The announcement stemmed from statistics in the annual National Crime Victimization Survey, which consists of self-reported information and is complied by the Bureau of Justice Statistics to estimate the rates …

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