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Legal news from Saturday, October 20, 2012
by Jaimie Cremeans

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon and League of Arab States Secretary-General Nabil El Araby on Friday called on warring parties in Syria to stop violence and order a ceasefire during the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha and urged international leaders to join their appeal. The secretaries-general directed their statement at all parties involved, but …

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by Jaimie Cremeans

Amnesty International (AI) on Friday urged the government of Gambia to allow time for seven men facing execution to make the maximum use of the appellate process after the Gambia Supreme Court upheld their convictions for treason. Because the court's ruling was handed down on a Friday afternoon the convicted men, who include …

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by Max Slater

The US District Court for the District of Arizona on Friday enjoined Arizona from implementing a public funding law that prohibits funding for health clinics that perform abortions. Judge Neil Wake declared that the law may harm women who rely on such facilities for health services other than abortion. The temporary injunction …

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by Max Slater

The Vermont Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a challenge to a proposed energy project to construct wind turbines in the Lowell Mountain Range. The challenge was filed by the Lowell Mountain Group and the towns of Albany and Craftsbury, and claims that the project would negatively affect the region's environment. The …

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