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Legal news from Sunday, September 8, 2013
by Benjamin Minegar

Former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi announced Sunday that he would file a petition with the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) seeking to overturn his October 2012 tax fraud conviction. An Italian court convicted Berlusconi on charges that his media empire Mediaset purchased television rights for …

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by Benjamin Minegar

A judge for the Supreme Court of British Columbia on Friday declined to dismiss a class action lawsuit filed by disabled members of the Canadian military seeking to invalidate a veteran compensation law that limits payments to disabled veterans. Last year disabled veterans joined together to challenge the constitutionality of the 2005 New Veterans Charter (NVC) [government …

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