Legal news from Saturday, September 29, 2012

[JURIST] Canadian citizen Omar Khadr [JURIST news archive] was transferred to Canada [Public Safety Canada statement; DOD press release] from Guantanamo Bay [JURIST backgrounder] early Saturday morning to serve out the rest of his prison sentence under the authority of the Correctional Service of Canada [official website]. Khadr pleaded guilty … [read more]

[JURIST] A judge for the US District Court of the District of Columbia [official website] on Friday remanded [opinion, PDF] a rule [text] that would have limited positions on derivatives for 28 commodities, saying that the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) [official website] must resolve ambiguities to determine if … [read more]

[JURIST] Mexico's Chamber of Deputies [official website, in Spanish] expressed initial approval Friday for a labor reform bill that seeks to improve the transparency of Mexico's trade unions and make labor regulations more flexible. The bill was a bipartisan effort between the conservative outgoing National Action Party (PAN) and the … [read more]

[JURIST] The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit [official website] ruled [order, PDF] Friday that the US District Court for the Northern District of California [official website] should reconsider an injunction [order, PDF] against Samsung in a patent dispute with Apple [corporate websites]. District Judge Lucy Koh issued … [read more]

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