Legal news from Sunday, June 24, 2012

[JURIST] The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) [official website] announced [press release] on Friday that the genocide trial for Bosnian Serb Gen. Ratko Mladic will resume on July 9 after being suspended [JURIST report] earlier this month due to evidence disclosure issues. The suspension came after defense … [read more]

[JURIST] The Libyan Observatory for Human Rights (LOHR) on Friday condemned the killing of Judge Jumah Hasan al-Jazwi and blamed the National Transitional Council (NTC) [official website] for the killing. Al-Jazwi was shot on his way to a mosque Thursday. LOHR said [BBC report] al-Jazwi was investigating last year's killing … [read more]

[JURIST] The Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina [official website] on Sunday sentenced [press release] two Bosnian Muslim brothers each to six years in prison for the murder of two Serbian civilians during the 1992-1995 Bosnian Civil War [JURIST news archive]. The brothers, Saban and Elvir Djelibasic, were members of the … [read more]

[JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois [official website] on Friday dismissed [opinion, PDF] the patent lawsuit between Apple and Motorola [corporate websites]. Judge Richard Posner dismissed the case with prejudice, ruling that Apple cannot seek an injunction against Motorola. Apple had sought … [read more]

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