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Legal news from Sunday, September 25, 2011
by Maureen Cosgrove

The UN Security Council on Sunday called on Yemen to end ongoing violence related to attacks on unarmed, peaceful protestors and urged the nation to comply with international law. Ambassador Nawaf Salam of Lebanon, on behalf of the 15 Security Council member nations, advised Yemen officials to proceed with "an inclusive, orderly and Yemeni-led process …

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by Ashley Hileman

Libyan leaders, including National Transitional Council (NTC) Chairman Mustafa Abdel Jalil, met Sunday to begin a discussion regarding the formation of the country's interim government. During the meeting, which is set to last three days, the leaders are expected to work out the details of the new government and the positions therein, which …

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by Ashley Hileman

The US House of Representatives on Friday voted 249-169 to pass a bill that would effectively block a number of broad regulations aimed at reducing emissions. The Transparency in Regulatory Analysis of Impacts on the Nation Act 2011 would require the formation of a committee, chaired by the Secretary …

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by Maureen Cosgrove

Former Pennsylvania Judge Michael Conahan, 59, was sentenced on Friday to 17 and a half years in federal prison for his involvement in a juvenile sentencing scandal. Conahan appeared in a federal courtroom at the US District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania and apologized to the legal community, the public …

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