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Legal news from Sunday, April 14, 2013
by Cynthia Miley

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Thursday charged the former partner in charge of KPMG's Pacific Southwest audit practice, Scott London, with providing insider information to his friend Bryan Shaw about KPMG clients Herbalife, Skechers and Deckers Outdoor Corporation. The SEC alleges that London's insider tips allowed Shaw …

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by Jaimie Cremeans

The Supreme Court of India on Sunday upheld a death penalty sentence against Devinderpal Singh Bhullar, a convicted terrorist. This ruling allows the Indian government to continue a trend toward use of execution that began in November after a de facto moratorium on its use since 2004. The government had a policy beginning in 2004 …

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by Jaimie Cremeans

Lawyers for prisoners being held at Guantanamo Bay said on Monday that the US government has started to notify them when their clients participating in a hunger strike are being force-fed. The hunger strike, which has been ongoing since February, is a protest against indefinite detainment and the confiscation and unreasonable searches of …

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