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Legal news from Sunday, June 24, 2012
by Jaimie Cremeans

The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) announced on Friday that the genocide trial for Bosnian Serb Gen. Ratko Mladic will resume on July 9 after being suspended earlier this month due to evidence disclosure issues. The suspension came after defense lawyers filed a motion claiming that prosecutors had deliberately misrepresented …

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by Jaimie Cremeans

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) for the killing. Al-Jazwi was shot on his way to a mosque Thursday. LOHR said al-Jazwi was investigating last year's killing of Gen. Abdel Fattah Younes, who had abandoned former leader …

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by Jennie Ryan

The Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina on Sunday sentenced two Bosnian Muslim brothers each to six years in prison for the murder of two Serbian civilians during the 1992-1995 Bosnian Civil War. The brothers, Saban and Elvir Djelibasic, were members of the Bosnian army during the conflict. They pleaded guilty to charges …

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by Jennie Ryan

A judge for the US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois on Friday dismissed the patent lawsuit between Apple and Motorola. Judge Richard Posner dismissed the case with prejudice, ruling that Apple cannot seek an injunction against Motorola. Apple had sought an injunction against some of Motorola's phones, alleging that the …

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