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Legal news from Sunday, October 7, 2012
by Matthew Pomy

Egyptian-born Muslim cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri appeared in a New York court for the first time on Saturday after being extradited from the UK. Hamza, who is charged with 11 offenses heard and confirmed the charges Saturday and will return for a plea hearing on Tuesday. The charges stem from …

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by Matthew Pomy

The Nassau County Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the North Shore Hospital may take paralyzed cancer patient Grace Lee, off life support according to her wishes. The ruling denied a motion filed by her parents seeking to continue the use of breathing tubes. At issue was the determination of whether she is capable of …

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by Cynthia Miley

The World Bank announced Friday that former International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo will audit an investigation conducted by the Anti-Corruption Commission of Bangladesh (ACC) into whether there are corrupt officials involved in the Padma Multipurpose Bridge project. On June 29, the World Bank announced …

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