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Legal news from Sunday, September 1, 2013
by Julie Deisher-Edwards

The Mississippi Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously upheld Mississippi's House Bill 2, which stipulates that gun owners do not need a special permit to carry a gun in a holster or carrying case, so long as it is at least partially visible. Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant signed the bill into law …

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by Julie Deisher-Edwards

Momcilo Krajisnik, the former speaker for the Bosnian Serb parliament, returned to Bosnia Friday after being released from prison. Krajisnik, arrested in 2000, was convicted in 2006 by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) for the persecution, deportation and forcible transfer of civilians from their homes during …

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by Benjamin Minegar

The Chinese Ministry of Supervision on Sunday announced plans to investigate Jiang Jiemin, director of the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission. The investigation stems from Jiemin's alleged involvement in an undisclosed "serious discipline violation". While the precise reason for the investigation is reportedly unknown, authorities investigated Jiemin in November …

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by Benjamin Minegar

Approximately 100 staff members at Cambodia's Khmer Rouge tribunal, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), went on strike Sunday in protest of unpaid wages. More than 250 staff members, including judges, prosecutors and interpreters, have not been paid since June of this year because of budgetary problems. The Khmer Rouge tribunal is backed by …

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