Legal news from Monday, May 6, 2013

[JURIST] Senegal Justice Minister Aminate Toure and Chadian Justice Minister Jean-Bernard Badare signed an agreement Friday allowing Senegalese judges to carry out investigations in Chad in preparation for the prosecution of former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre [BBC backgrounder; JURIST news archive]. The agreement [UPI report] allows for Senegalese judges to … [read more]

[JURIST] The European Commission [official website] on Monday sent a Statement of Objections informing Motorola Mobility, a telecommunications equipment corporation owned by Google [corporate websites], of its preliminary view [press release] that the company's seeking and enforcing of an injunction against Apple [corporate website] in Germany is an abuse of … [read more]

[JURIST] Trial began in Germany Monday for Beate Zschaepe, a neo-Nazi member of the National Socialist Underground (NSU), for alleged complicity in the murder of eight Turks, a Greek and a German policewoman in Germany between 2000 and 2007, as well as two bombings and 15 bank robberies. Her two … [read more]

[JURIST] Libya's General National Congress (GNC) [official website, in Arabic] on Sunday approved [press release, in Arabic] the political isolation law, which would ban anyone who worked as a senior official under Muammar Gaddafi [BBC obituary; JURIST news archive] from holding a position in Libya's government for the next 10 … [read more]

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