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Legal news from Saturday, September 29, 2012
by Jaimie Cremeans

Canadian citizen Omar Khadr was transferred to Canada from Guantanamo Bay early Saturday morning to serve out the rest of his prison sentence under the authority of the Correctional Service of Canada. Khadr pleaded guilty to murdering US Sergeant First Class Christoper Speer, an Army …

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by Jaimie Cremeans

A judge for the US District Court of the District of Columbia on Friday remanded a rule that would have limited positions on derivatives for 28 commodities, saying that the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) must resolve ambiguities to determine if it has authority to make the rule. The rule, promulgated …

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by Max Slater

Mexico's Chamber of Deputies 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 more liberal incoming Institutional Revolution Party (PRI) [party websites, in …

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by Max Slater

The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled Friday that the US District Court for the Northern District of California should reconsider an injunction against Samsung in a patent dispute with Apple. District Judge Lucy Koh issued the injunction in June against Samsung's Galaxy Tab 10.1 [product …

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