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Legal news from Sunday, April 14, 2013

[JURIST] The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) [official website] on Thursday charged [complaint, PDF] the former partner in charge of KPMG's [official website] Pacific Southwest audit practice, Scott London, with providing insider information [press release] to his friend Bryan Shaw about KPMG clients Herbalife, Skechers and Deckers Outdoor Corporation [corporate … [read more]

[JURIST] The Supreme Court of India [official website] on Sunday upheld a death penalty sentence against Devinderpal Singh Bhullar [PTI backgrounder], 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 … [read more]

[JURIST] Lawyers for prisoners being held at Guantanamo Bay [JURIST backgrounder] 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 [RT timeline], which has been ongoing since February, is a protest against indefinite … [read more]

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